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Victims of Sandy Hook Shooting Settle $1.5 Million Lawsuits Against Estate of Shooter's Mother

Victims of Sandy Hook Shooting Settle $1.5 Million Lawsuits Against Estate of Shooter's Mother

Originally posted 08/03/2015 04:35PM

Nearly three years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the families of 16 victims have settled a lawsuit against the Nancy Lanza Estate.

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AC/DC Drummer Pleads Not Guilty to Violating House Arrest Terms After Accused of Drinking Alcohol

AC/DC Drummer Pleads Not Guilty to Violating House Arrest Terms After Accused of Drinking Alcohol

Originally posted 08/03/2015 04:30PM

On Monday, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd appeared before a judge in Wellington, New Zealand, to plead not guilty to breaking the rules of his home detention sentence by drinking alcohol, the BBC reports.

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Kelly Rutherford's Kids to Return to Monaco This Week as Their Future Remains Uncertain

Kelly Rutherford's Kids to Return to Monaco This Week as Their Future Remains Uncertain

Originally posted 08/03/2015 04:00PM

As summer comes to a close, Kelly Rutherford's children are heading back to Monaco – and away from their mother.

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Oklahoma Stabbing: Brothers Plead Not Guilty to Allegedly Stabbing Parents, Siblings

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Oklahoma Stabbing: Brothers Plead Not Guilty to Allegedly Stabbing Parents, Siblings

Originally posted 08/03/2015 03:00PM

First-degree murder charges were filed against two Oklahoma Brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings.

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Aurora Theater Shooting: Jury Moves Toward Death Penalty in James Holmes' Sentencing

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Aurora Theater Shooting: Jury Moves Toward Death Penalty in James Holmes' Sentencing

Originally posted 08/03/2015 02:50PM

Jurors have unanimously voted to move forward in the sentencing of James Holmes, finding that the mitigating factors in his actions do not outweigh the seriousness of the crime.

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Person of Interest in Custody After Fatal Shooting of Memphis Police Officer

Originally posted 08/02/2015 11:20AM

Memphis police say they have a person of interest in custody in connection with the fatal shooting that left one of their officers dead late Saturday, apparently the result of a traffic stop gone wrong, according to the Associated Press.

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Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Has Contacted U.S. Authorities

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Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Has Contacted U.S. Authorities

Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:45AM

A representative of Dr. Walter Palmer – the Minnesota dentist who ignited international controversy after killing the Zimbabwe lion Cecil by allegedly baiting him out of a national park one night in July – contacted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement late Thursday afternoon, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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American Woman Killed While on Vacation in Cape Town at Popular Tourist Spot

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American Woman Killed While on Vacation in Cape Town at Popular Tourist Spot

Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:30AM

South African police are investigating the murder of an American tourist after her body was discovered in a hotel room in Cape Town this week, reports say.

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Italian Court Gives Naomi Campbell Suspended Prison Sentence for Assaulting Photographer, Lawyer Vows to Appeal

Italian Court Gives Naomi Campbell Suspended Prison Sentence for Assaulting Photographer, Lawyer Vows to Appeal

Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:10AM

On Friday, supermodel Naomi Campbell was convicted of assault and given a six-month suspended prison sentence by a Sicilian court, the Telegraph reports. Her sentence comes as a result of her 2009 incident with an Italian photographer who’s eye injury required medical attention after Campbell hit him with her purse

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