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Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

  • suspect: Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty- Yahoo News.
  • penalty: Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty- Yahoo News.
  • ultimate: This was the ultimate crime, and justice from our state calls for the ultimate punishment," Wilson said, reading a three-minute statement outside her Charleston office.
  • crime: This was the ultimate crime, and justice from our state calls for the ultimate punishment," Wilson said, reading a three-minute statement outside her Charleston office.
  • ultimate: This was the ultimate crime, and justice from our state calls for the ultimate punishment," Wilson said, reading a three-minute statement outside her Charleston office.

More details due on helicopter landing that killed 1 Marine

  • conference: The Marine Corps has scheduled a news conference Friday morning to offer more details about what happened when the helicopter had to land harder and faster than normal during training at Camp Lejeune, resulting in the injuries and death.
  • normal: The Marine Corps has scheduled a news conference Friday morning to offer more details about what happened when the helicopter had to land harder and faster than normal during training at Camp Lejeune, resulting in the injuries and death.
  • participate: About 20 Marines were participating in the training that requires them to exit through the back of the helicopter using suspended ropes, according to a news release.
  • require: About 20 Marines were participating in the training that requires them to exit through the back of the helicopter using suspended ropes, according to a news release.
  • suspend: About 20 Marines were participating in the training that requires them to exit through the back of the helicopter using suspended ropes, according to a news release.

Jury to decide ex-Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder

  • jury: Jury to decide ex- Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder- Yahoo News.
  • penalty: Jury to decide ex- Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder- Yahoo News.
  • murder: Jury to decide ex- Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder- Yahoo News.
  • jury: Jury to decide ex- Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder.
  • penalty: Jury to decide ex- Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder.

Airman who helped stop train attack returns to US

  • cheer: Stone stepped off the plane from Ramstein Air Base in Germany to cheers from about 200 people who had gathered to greet him, many waving small American flags.
  • treatment: Stone has been undergoing medical treatment in Germany since he, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and Sacramento college student Anthony Sadler, all childhood friends from the Sacramento area, subdued the gunman on a passenger train speeding through Belgium on Aug. 21.
  • subdue: Stone has been undergoing medical treatment in Germany since he, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and Sacramento college student Anthony Sadler, all childhood friends from the Sacramento area, subdued the gunman on a passenger train speeding through Belgium on Aug. 21.
  • passenger: Stone has been undergoing medical treatment in Germany since he, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and Sacramento college student Anthony Sadler, all childhood friends from the Sacramento area, subdued the gunman on a passenger train speeding through Belgium on Aug. 21.
  • treat: Chuck Roberts, a spokesman for the military's Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany where Stone was treated for a lacerated thumb and other injuries, said Friday that the airman was " still progressing well.

Gay couples will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail

  • jail: Gay couples will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail- Yahoo News.
  • jail: Gay couples will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail.
  • jail: Instead, she will be sitting in jail, ordered there by a federal judge who found her in contempt for refusing to follow his order that she issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
  • federal: Instead, she will be sitting in jail, ordered there by a federal judge who found her in contempt for refusing to follow his order that she issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
  • contempt: Instead, she will be sitting in jail, ordered there by a federal judge who found her in contempt for refusing to follow his order that she issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee

  • transportation: While transportation, business and transit advocacy groups responded enthusiastically to the proposal, the Democratic governor did not appear to have secured the votes needed for a two-thirds majority in each house of the state Legislature, even from Democrats.
  • advocacy: While transportation, business and transit advocacy groups responded enthusiastically to the proposal, the Democratic governor did not appear to have secured the votes needed for a two-thirds majority in each house of the state Legislature, even from Democrats.
  • majority: While transportation, business and transit advocacy groups responded enthusiastically to the proposal, the Democratic governor did not appear to have secured the votes needed for a two-thirds majority in each house of the state Legislature, even from Democrats.
  • advocate: Still, advocates urged lawmakers to reach a compromise before the Legislature is set to leave Sacramento on Sept. 11.
  • urge: Still, advocates urged lawmakers to reach a compromise before the Legislature is set to leave Sacramento on Sept. 11.

New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

  • policy: The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by suspects.
  • legal: The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by suspects.
  • federal: The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by suspects.
  • equipment: The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by suspects.
  • suspect: The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by suspects.

Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards.

  • federal: Brown fired the regulators on Nov. 3, 2011, one day after what the fired official says was a final order from the governor to bypass safety provisions of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act in granting permits to oil companies for oilfield injection wells.
  • dismissal: Brown later boasted publicly that the dismissals led to a speed-up of oilfield permitting.
  • acknowledge: This year, however, the state acknowledged that hundreds of the oilfield operations approved after the firings are now polluting the state's federally protected underground supplies of water for drinking and irr igation.
  • approve: This year, however, the state acknowledged that hundreds of the oilfield operations approved after the firings are now polluting the state's federally protected underground supplies of water for drinking and irr igation.
  • pollute: This year, however, the state acknowledged that hundreds of the oilfield operations approved after the firings are now polluting the state's federally protected underground supplies of water for drinking and irr igation.

Republican candidates split over Kentucky clerk in gay marriage case

  • candidate: Reuters)- Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections.
  • split: Reuters)- Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections.
  • jail: Reuters)- Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections.
  • issue: Reuters)- Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections.
  • restrict: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in June that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry upset many conservatives, who believe marriage should be restricted to heterosexual couples.

Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt

  • resident: Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt- Yahoo News.
  • quiet: Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt- Yahoo News.
  • recover: Also Thursday, authorities said they had recovered video from a homeowner's security system that could provide clues in the search for the three men suspected in the slaying of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.
  • security: Also Thursday, authorities said they had recovered video from a homeowner's security system that could provide clues in the search for the three men suspected in the slaying of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.
  • suspect: Also Thursday, authorities said they had recovered video from a homeowner's security system that could provide clues in the search for the three men suspected in the slaying of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.

Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds

  • wary: Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds- Yahoo News.
  • restaurant: Traffic restrictions imposed by the U.S. Secret Service and limited public transit have left some stores and restaurants in the lurch.
  • closure: Planned road closures include about 25 miles of highway, a major bridge connecting Philadelphia to New Jersey and dozens of blocks in the heart of downtown.
  • major: Planned road closures include about 25 miles of highway, a major bridge connecting Philadelphia to New Jersey and dozens of blocks in the heart of downtown.
  • connect: Planned road closures include about 25 miles of highway, a major bridge connecting Philadelphia to New Jersey and dozens of blocks in the heart of downtown.

Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

  • divert: Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to help boost horse racing prize money, according to the American Gaming Association.
  • parlor: Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to help boost horse racing prize money, according to the American Gaming Association.
  • prize: Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to help boost horse racing prize money, according to the American Gaming Association.
  • generate: Bigger purses, the thinking goes, will draw the top level horses and generate more track bets, helping revive the once-popular industry.
  • generally: Generally, the racing subsidies call for diverting a percentage of table game and slot machine revenues to a state fund with strict guidelines for how the money is spent.

US trade deficit lowest in five months

  • deficit: The US trade deficit with the rest of the world fell to a five-month low in July, official figures show.
  • deficit: The trade deficit represents the difference between the value of what the US exports to the rest of the world and what it imports.
  • difference: The trade deficit represents the difference between the value of what the US exports to the rest of the world and what it imports.
  • export: The trade deficit represents the difference between the value of what the US exports to the rest of the world and what it imports.
  • import: The trade deficit represents the difference between the value of what the US exports to the rest of the world and what it imports.

Politician wanted, politicians need not apply

  • personable: Ben, We like your CV, and you come across as clearly very personable and charming, but we couldn't see anything under the section 'relevant experience'.
  • cardiac: Donald Trump on the other hand is likely to put you into cardiac arrest.
  • velocity: Everything he does is at full volume, at a thousand volts, at high velocity.
  • grind: It seems fitting to be writing this at the start of September because this is when holiday romances are meant to end as the grim reality of going back to school/work/the daily grind kicks in.
  • discomfit: All of which is deeply discomfiting for the " mainstream" Republican politicians who are languishing in single figures in the polls- because of course they do have the experience of negotiating public policy, of working with opponents, of navigating the legislative currents and eddies to get something on the statute book.

What the US economy really needs next

  • barometer: The stock market is a pretty reliable economic barometer, after all.
  • voracious: It has a voracious appetite for raw materials far out of proportion with its size.
  • lumber: Airlines are already enjoying fatter profit margins thanks to much lower fuel prices and home builders will benefit from lower input costs as copper, lumber, concrete and steel prices fall.

Ex-Utah judge removed for polygamy killed in semi wreck

  • polygamy: Ex-Utah judge removed for polygamy killed in semi wreck- Yahoo News.
  • polygamy: The teaching that polygamy brings exaltation in heaven is a legacy of the early Mormon church.
  • polygamy: At the time, Steed said he was disappointed in the decision because he hoped the court would correct what he called injustice in criminalizing his religious belief in polygamy.

Study finds peak months for college students' 1st drug use

  • stimulant: College students tend to try stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin for the first time in November, December or April, according to the examination of 12 years of government survey data.
  • stimulant: First marijuana use happens at about age 18 and first nonmedical use of prescription stimulants or painkillers typically happens at about age 21 to 22, according to the 2013 survey.
  • stimulant: For stimulants, first use seems to peak around finals.

The washing away of Cajun culture

  • wend: Outside, Bayou Lafourche wends its way past the parking lot.
  • porch: Image caption A photo in South Lafourche Library shows there were once abundant cotton fields in Leeville Image caption The Callais home in Missville Image caption Rice farmers on the porch of the Julien Lefort store in Leeville Image caption An oil well in Leeville.
  • porch: Harris Cheramie sits on the porch of the Leeville Seafood restaurant, and looks out over the town's one dusty street.
  • tombstone: Where a cemetery once stood, a few last remaining tombstones are sliding into the bayou.
  • dialect: I am the last generation of fluent speakers of French here," say Cheramie, before launching into a demonstration of the Cajun dialect.

Why Times Square's topless women may be here to stay

  • misbehave: In addition to the women, a few misbehaving " rogue" costumed performers have generated embarrassing headlines like " Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty get into fight over tips.
  • regress: Tourists seem more amused than scandalised, but the presence of the " desnudas"- or the naked ones- has stirred fears of Times Square regressing from a family-friendly tourist destination to a place once known for strip joints, pawn shops and seedy hotels.
  • regress: Tourists seem more amused than scandalised, but the presence of the " desnudas"- or the naked ones- has stirred fears of Times Square regressing from a family-friendly tourist destination to a place once known for strip joints, street hustlers and seedy hotels.

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter for Northeast

  • vortex: The " polar vortex" provided another surprise for the federal forecasters during the previous winter.
  • almanac: Using a formula built on sunspots, moon phases and tidal action, the 199-year-old almanac that hits newsstands this week predicts cold and snowy weather from Maine to Montana.
  • almanac: Also, the unseasonably cold temperatures are supposed to dip down as far as Kentucky this winter, the almanac says.
  • almanac: The publication, not to be confused with the New Hampshire-based Old Farmer's Almanac, uses a prediction method largely unchanged since the first almanac was published in 1818.
  • almanac: The almanac is a time-honored tradition with gardening tips, weather, astrology and life hacks.

Mistrial declared in police officer's manslaughter trial

  • foreman: The foreman said they continued to be deadlocked 8-4, and he saw no possibility of reaching a verdict.
  • foreman: Honestly, we have exhausted every possibility," the foreman said.
  • subdue: He said nonlethal force should have been used to subdue Ferrell.

The Latest: Family wants new trial after officer's mistrial

  • foreman: Ervin brought the racially diverse jury back into the Mecklenburg County courtroom around 4:10 p.m. and the foreman said he saw no possibility of reaching a verdict.
  • foreman: Judge Robert C. Ervin brought the jury back into the Mecklenburg County courtroom around 3 p.m. Friday and asked the jury foreman where the votes stood.
  • foreman: The foreman said the jury's discussions have been " productive.
  • foreman: Judge Robert C. Ervin brought the jury back into the Mecklenburg County courtroom around noon Friday and asked the jury foreman where the votes stood.

Anti-abortion group releases video snippet after court win

  • harvest: Abortion opponents said the video showed Planned Parenthood was illegally harvesting and selling the organs.
  • ruse: It was a ruse orchestrated by the center's leader, David Daleiden, who posed as " Robert Sarkis" to secretly record the conversation.
  • fetus: StemExpress has never requested, received or provided to a researcher an 'intact fetus,' " the company said.
  • excerpt: The Center for Medical Progress said the excerpt showed her discussing intact fetuses, though she never used that term in the snippet or in a nearly three-minute clip provided by StemExpress.
  • fetus: The Center for Medical Progress said the excerpt showed her discussing intact fetuses, though she never used that term in the snippet or in a nearly three-minute clip provided by StemExpress.