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Scientists say it’s not just a murder from another era, but also part of one of the earliest mass graves.
The actor sued the retail giant for negligence last year after he was seriously injured in a crash in which his limousine was struck by a Wal-Mart truck traveling 20 mph over the speed limit.
The rabbit was clubbed to death during a debate on animal cruelty. Radio24syv says it wanted a debate about the hypocrisy toward perceptions of cruelty toward animals. Critics aren’t buying it.
The former Republican senator from Pennsylvania appeals to his party’s social conservatives. Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, but this time around he faces a crowded Republican field.
But neither Hercules nor Leo, who are at the center of a legal battle over whether chimpanzees should have the same legal rights as people, were physically present in the Manhattan courtroom.
The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA “land grab.”
The vote was 30-19. Nebraska is now the first Republican-controlled state in the U.S. to repeal the death penalty since North Dakota in 1973.
At least 18 people have died as a result of severe storms and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients’ behalf.
Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.