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Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

A relative of a inmate cries while waiting for information outside the David Viloria prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. At least 13 prisoners have died of drug overdoses and a further 145 are being treated for intoxication after inmates at the overcrowded prison faci…

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Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

National Guard officers stand guard outside the David Viloria prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. At least 13 prisoners have died of drug overdoses and a further 145 are being treated for intoxication after inmates at the overcrowded prison facility stormed an infirma…

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Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Relative of inmates gather waiting for information outside the David Viloria prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. At least 13 prisoners have died of drug overdoses and a further 145 are being treated for intoxication after inmates at the overcrowded prison facility sto…

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Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

A relative of a inmate cries while waiting for information outside the David Viloria prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. At least 13 prisoners have died of drug overdoses and a further 145 are being treated for intoxication after inmates at an overcrowded prison facil…

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Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government said at least 13 prisoners died of drug overdoses after inmates stormed a prison infirmary during protests demanding better living conditions, though activists on Thursday questioned the official version and said the death toll could be far higher.

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Death penalty sought for Nigerian child bride

KANO, Nigeria  — The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo, Linda and Rob Robertson visit the grave of their son, Ryan, in Issaquah, Wash. The couple, evangelical Christians, brought their son to "reparative therapy" when he came out to them as gay. His sexual orienta…

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo, Rob Robertson, who wears a gay pride rainbow wristband, pages through a photo album of the final days of his son, Ryan, in Issaquah, Wash. The couple, evangelical Christians, brought their son to "reparative …

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo, Rob Robertson wipes away tears as he sits with his wife Linda while they visit the grave of their son, Ryan, in Issaquah, Wash. The couple, evangelical Christians, brought their son to "reparative therapy" wh…

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo, Rob Robertson, who wears a gay pride rainbow wristband, leans onto a bench at the grave of his son, Ryan, in Issaquah, Wash. The Robertson and his wife, Linda, evangelical Christians, brought their son to "re…

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- This undated photo provided by Linda Robertson, show her son Ryan Robertson, who died in 2009. The Linda and her husband, Rob, both evangelical Christians, brought Ryan to "reparative therapy" when he came out to them as gay. His sexual …

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 17, 2014 photo, Linda and Rob Robertson point out a quote on the headstone of the grave of their son, Ryan, in Issaquah, Wash. The couple, evangelical Christians, brought their son to "reparative therapy" when he came out to…

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Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

ABC News’ chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, left, spoke to officer Darren Wilson, who said he has a clean conscience even after the incident. “I know I did my job right,” he said.

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Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

FERGUSON, Mo. — Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation.

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union.

November 25, 2014 5:31 pm Photos

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Luis Garza center, with about 50 activists and members of immigrant families cheer during a news conference at Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key pr…

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, about 50 activists and members of immigrant families stand during a news conference at Utah's capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key provisions in its immigrat…

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Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban

Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge struck down Arkansas' voter-approved gay marriage ban Tuesday but stopped any rush to the altar by putting her order on hold so the state can consider an appeal.

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Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban

Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban

FILE - In this file photo taken Nov. 20, 2014, attorney Cheryl Maples, left, and her colleague attorney Jack Wagoner leave federal court in Little Rock, Ark. A federal judge struck down Arkansas' gay marriage ban on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, which could pave the way for county clerks to resume…

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