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A federal court on Friday rejected an appeal by a man sentenced to death for killing four people and seriously injuring several others during a 1980 robbery at a Los Angeles Bob’s Big Boy.
Death toll rises to 31, more victims identified in deadly Northern California fires. State Bar recommends a 1-year suspension for O.C. prosecutor for withholding evidence
They include Kevin King, 60, a teacher at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul who was abducted in August 2016, and Paul Overby, an author in his 70s who had traveled to the region several times but disappeared in eastern Afghanistan in mid-2014.
Coleman and Boyle were rescued Wednesday, five years after they had been abducted by a Taliban-linked extremist network while in Afghanistan as part of a backpacking trip.
“I do often wonder how I would have been back then,” Verlander said on Friday, before the start of the American League Championship Series. “I think it would be a pretty cool time to play baseball.”
“I was having a lot of trouble with foul balls, and I found that if I kind of slowed down a little bit and pitched to contact, I could get some quicker outs earlier in the game,” Verlander said. “That would save my better stuff for later in the game — and hopefully the seventh, eighth and ninth inning instead of the fifth, sixth, seventh.”
Appeared in the October 14, 2017, print edition as 'The Man on Trump’s Digital Front.'. Brad Parscale was the Trump campaign’s digital director and his San Antonio company was its highest-paid vendor
As digital director, Mr. Parscale was responsible for creating and placing ads on social-media platforms such as Facebook, developing the campaign’s website and driving online fundraising efforts. In July, Mr. Parscale agreed to an interview with the House Intelligence Committee, but later that month the panel postponed it.
Having conquered world markets and challenged American political and military leadership, China has set its sights on becoming a global powerhouse in a different field: scientific research.
Now, a recent string of high-profile scandals over questionable or discredited research has driven home the point in China that to become a scientific superpower, it must first overcome a festering problem of systemic fraud.
Mr. Trump then listed the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, Iran’s sponsorship of terrorism and its support of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria among other examples of the country’s “hostile actions.”
All of these actions are undoubtedly hostile, but they require more context, said Abbas Amanat, an Iran scholar at Yale University, who added that the 1979 revolution was a popular movement and that the government, though repressive, has been moderating.
An import moratorium, a kind of virtual wall, put in place last last year to protect America’s salamanders from the scourge of possible disease seems to be working, according to a Smithsonian Institution report.
Other authors, the Smithsonian said, were Matthew Becker and Robert Fleischer, of the SCBI; James Lewis, of the Rainforest Trust; and Larry Rockwood and A. Alonso Aguirre, of George Mason University.
Relying on suppliers reduces research and development expenditure which, along with staffing and engine costs, is one of their biggest costs - it rose across the board in 2016 as teams had to design cars to meet the new regulations.
The costs of the teams' operating companies came to an average of £165.9m in 2016, topped by Northamptonshire-based Mercedes which spent £274.9m Eight of F1's ten teams have to file publicly-available accounts - the only exceptions are Ferrari as its outfit is run by the car manufacturer itself, and Swiss-based Sauber where firms don't have to release their finances.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, whose wife recently spoke out about her own experience with Hollywood studio chief Harvey Weinstein, has donated the $5,000 the Oscar-winning producer contributed to him during an unsuccessful campaign.
The day after the New York Times published a scathing investigation exposing decades of sexually inappropriate behavior and legal settlements, Newsom’s wife, documentary filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom, wrote that she was not surprised by the allegations in the article “because very similar things happened to me.". Newsom did not disclose the exact details of her interactions with Weinstein.
"It’s just amazing to see that despite many bad things happening in this situation and others, there’s just so many good people out there, people that are willing to help and make this day special," Billy said.
Rick Grenis and his bride Bonnie Frazier spent the past year or so planning the wedding of their dreams in wine country. Come last weekend, the finishing touches were sealed in place and the enthusiastic couple was settling in for a week of relaxation, counting down the days before their "big day."
The row over Britain’s Brexit divorce bill descended into the rhetoric of war on Friday, as Philip Hammond described Brussels as the “enemy” and Jean-Claude Juncker said any gratitude for the UK’s military defence of the continent did not exempt it from paying its dues, insisting: “Now they have to pay.” The chancellor made the accusation after a difficult week of talks between the UK and EU, which Michel Barnier, the EU chief negotiator, described as having reached “deadlock”.
EDT. In the week that allegations against Harvey Weinstein rocked Hollywood, Fabrizio Lombardo has emerged as a central figure in the scandal – the so-called “Italian connection” accused of enabling the American producer’s alleged sexual harassment and abuses.
Brock, a model and writer from New Zealand, said Weinstein made unwanted sexual advances when she was 23 years old, and that Lombardo was part of the “pack of hyenas” who would “hunt” for him, enabling the producer’s alleged abuses.
The Death of Stalin, which chronicles the Kremlin infighting in the aftermath of the Soviet leader’s death in 1953, stars Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, who eventually succeeds Stalin, and Simon Russell-Beale as Lavrentiy Beria, Stalin’s odious secret police chief.
“The death of any person is not a subject for comedy, and even more so the death of a head of state and a great leader,” said Nikolai Starikov, a politician who leads a fringe nationalist party and has written a series of bestselling books on Russian history, including one glorifying Stalin.
The Tuscaloosa News reported that Goodson’s attorneys, JD Terry and Cedrick Coleman, tried to have the trial moved to a neighboring county as the jury in Bibb County would likely be influenced by the podcast, but the judge refused.
The wildly popular S-Town podcast entranced listeners and ignited controversy earlier this year with its mesmerising portrayal of the residents of small-town Alabama.