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Feds Add Coal-Dust Coverup Allegation To Mine CEO's Indictment

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:14pm

Six weeks before trial, the government accused Don Blankenship of hiding the true levels of breathable coal dust in a West Virginia mine that later exploded . He already faced conspiracy charges.

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Ferguson, Mo., City Manager Out Amid Shakeup

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 8:04pm

John Shaw's departure follows a Justice Department report that accused the city's police department and court system of racial bias. The report followed the death of Michael Brown, 18, in 2014.

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Utah Lawmakers OK Firing Squad If Lethal Injection Unavailable

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:45pm

It's unclear if GOP Gov. Gary Herbert will sign the measure, which would make Utah the only state in the nation to allow firing squads, into law. Utah abandoned the practice more than a decade ago.

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Italy's Top Court Upholds Berlusconi's Acquittal In 'Bunga Bunga' Case

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:01pm

Last year an appeals court overturned the seven-year sentence against the controversial former Italian leader. Judges on the Court of Cassation backed that decision Tuesday.

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