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FILE - This file photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen. Andrea Christensen, the sister of former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen who is convicted of killing a Chinese scholar, told a jury, Monday, July 15, 2019, deciding whether he should be executed that he was a "very gentle person" who never raised his voice. (Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Illinois man gets life in prison for killing Chinese scholarA former University of Illinois doctoral student is facing life in prison in the abduction, rape and killing of a scholar from China after a federal jury failed to agree on a death sentence.
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Timeline of Trump-Cohen phone calls before 2016 electionTimeline of Trump-Cohen phone calls in hush-money scramble before 2016 election
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Officials announce new identification of 9/11 victim remainsAuthorities have identified the remains of another 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center
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Women accused in cut-from-womb case charged in baby's deathA mother and daughter accused of cutting the baby from a Chicago woman's womb are now also charged with murder in the baby's death
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This booking photo released by the Polk County, Iowa, Jail, shows Marvin Oswaldo Escobar-Orellana. Authorities say the Guatemalan man, charged with killing shooting 29-year-old Rossibeth Flores-Rodriguez, her 11-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, had been deported twice from the U.S. and is believed to be in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday night, July 17, 2019, that the 31-year-old Escobar-Orellana gave Des Moines police a false name, Marvin Esquivel-Lopez. (Polk County Jail via AP)
Feds: Man charged with killing 3 had been deported twiceA Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice says he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot an Iowa woman this week and that it was she, not he, who shot her two children
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This booking photo released by the Polk County, Iowa, Jail, shows Marvin Oswaldo Escobar-Orellana. Authorities say the Guatemalan man, charged with killing shooting 29-year-old Rossibeth Flores-Rodriguez, her 11-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, had been deported twice from the U.S. and is believed to be in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday night, July 17, 2019, that the 31-year-old Escobar-Orellana gave Des Moines police a false name, Marvin Esquivel-Lopez. (Polk County Jail via AP)
The Latest: Police: Victim was in Iowa to work with suspectA police spokesman says a woman killed along with her two young children this week had come to Des Moines to work with the man charged in their deaths
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Protestors hold signs outside of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children while members of Congress tour the facility, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Clarification: Teen Detention Camp storyClarification: Teen Detention Camp story
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen. Andrea Christensen, the sister of former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen who is convicted of killing a Chinese scholar, told a jury, Monday, July 15, 2019, deciding whether he should be executed that he was a "very gentle person" who never raised his voice. (Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
The Latest: Judge berates China scholar's killerA federal judge has castigated an ex-University of Illinois student for showing no remorse for his slaying of a scholar from China and for not apologizing to his victim's family
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In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo, from left, Dr. James Anderson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific (MARFORPAC), and Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz, deputy director for operations, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), bow their heads for an invocation before transfer cases carrying the possible remains of unidentified service members lost in the Battle of Tarawa during World War II, during what is known as an honorable carry conducted by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), in a hangar at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. The remains were recently recovered from the Republic of Kiribati by History Flight, a DPAA partner organization, and will be taken to a laboratory in Hawaii to begin the identification process. (Sgt. Jacqueline Clifford/U.S. Marine Corps via AP)
US military brings back remains from World War II battleThe U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II
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A plaque at Fort Williams Park at Cape Elizabeth, Maine, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, remembers those killed when the USS Eagle PE-56 was sunk During World War II off the Maine coast on April 23, 1945. The Navy determined in 2001 that the patrol boat had been sunk by a German submarine. On Monday, July 15, 2019, Garry Kozak, a specialist in undersea searches, announced that Ryan King, a New Hampshire diver, located the vessel’s bow and stern about three miles off Cape Elizabeth in June 2018. (AP Photo/David Sharp)
Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally locatedA dive team has located a sunken Navy warship off the coast of Maine
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It's an orangutan! Endangered species born at Audubon ZooThe Audubon Zoo has announced the birth of a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan
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Florida man pleads guilty in teen's murder, gets 13 yearsA 70-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teenage girl, dumping her body in a trash bin and burning it
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