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In this Tuesday, July 6, 2004, file photo, Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, peers through the slot in her cell door as a guard brings her a cup of ice at Metro State Prison in Atlanta. Gissendaner's lawyers, on Monday, March 2, 2015, asked the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison. Gissendaner, 46, is set for execution at 7 p.m. (0200 GMT) at the state prison. Gissendaner was convicted of murder in the February 1997 stabbing death of her husband. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bita Honarvar, File)
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Hours before death, Georgia woman seeks clemency retry

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Morgan Stanley expects lawsuit from NY Attorney General

In this file photo of Sept. 10, 1971, inmates of Attica state prison, right, negotiate with state prisons Commissioner Russell Oswald, lower left, at the facility in Attica, N.Y., where inmates had taken control of the maximum-security prison in rural western New York. New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has asked a state judge to unseal documents about the 1971 riot and retaking of Attica state prison in the nation’s bloodiest prison rebellion. (AP Photo, File)
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3 Attica guards plead guilty as assault trial about to begin

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Jury selection resuming in Alabama girl’s running death

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Covert ‘body sculptor’ says clients chose her over surgeons

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High court case threatens independent electoral map drawers

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Man sentenced in death of boy made to hold paint buckets

Defendant Lacey Spears brushes her hair back during the opening statements portion of her murder trial at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N.Y., in this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo. Summations are scheduled Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 in the case of Lacey Spears, who is charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2014 death of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. (AP Photo/The Journal-News, Joe Larese, File, Pool)
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No verdict yet for mom charged in son’s salt-poisoning death

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Black Madam: Model hired me to plump her posterior

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Man charged in 125 mph fatal Ohio crash competent for trial

Erich Nowsch Jr. appears in a Las Vegas courtroom for his initial court appearance Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. Nowsch remains jailed following his arrest Friday on murder, attempted murder and other charges in the Feb. 12 shooting that fatally wounded 44-year-old Tammy Meyers outside her home. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
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Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense

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Some Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US

This Sept. 27, 2003 file photo Bikram Choudhury, front, founder of the Yoga College of India and creator and producer of Yoga Expo 2003, leads a yoga class at the Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A half-dozen women claim Choudhury, the founder of the popular hot yoga studios that bear his name groped, harassed or sexually assaulted them. The most recent case filed this month claims that Choudhury raped a former student in 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)
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6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping

In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, center, is joined by his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, as he is sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term by Senior Judge Paul J. De Muniz in Salem, Ore. Former Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, has launched a legal fight to keep her private emails out of the public eye. Hayes filed a lawsuit against The Oregonian on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, asking a judge to rule that she is not required to turn over her emails to the newspaper. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
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Lawsuits keep alive scandals surrounding ex-governor

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Suits filed against scope maker in US superbug infection

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‘Black Madam’ could take stand over buttocks-injection death

Joseph Ferriero, former head of the Bergen County Democratic party, arrives at Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse for his trial, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Newark, N.J. Ferriero is charged with racketeering, conspiracy, bribery, mail fraud and wire fraud. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Prosecutor: Former Democratic powerbroker sold influence

Defendant Lacey Spears brushes her hair back during the opening statements portion of her murder trial at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N.Y., in this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo. Summations are scheduled Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 in the case of Lacey Spears, who is charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2014 death of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. (AP Photo/The Journal-News, Joe Larese, File, Pool)
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Closings scheduled in case of woman accused of killing son

In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Dan Isom, right, speaks with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after being named the director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety in St. Louis. The state senator who sponsored Isom when he was appointed amid the fallout from the Ferguson police shooting say Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2014 he's decided to resign. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach,
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Public safety director chosen amid Ferguson unrest resigns

In a Wednesday, March 12, 2014 file photo, pet shop owner Gloria Lee appears in court at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. Lee was sentenced Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, to 5 to 14 years in state prison for setting fire to the business where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued. Lee stunned the courtroom when she told Clark County District Court Judge David Barker on Wednesday that she's three months pregnant. Prosecutor Shanon Clowers says Lee will have her baby in prison. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Steve Marcus, File)
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Pregnant store owner gets 5 years in puppy arson case

In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Dan Isom, right, speaks with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after being named the director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety in St. Louis. The state senator who sponsored Isom when he was appointed amid the fallout from the Ferguson police shooting say Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2014 he's decided to resign. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach,
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Missouri public safety director resigns 6 months into job

In this Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, booking photo provided Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows suspect Jesse Vonstaden, 29, at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. Vonstaden faces felony charges including willful disregard for the safety of people and having dangerous or vicious dogs after police say four dogs she owns attacked two neighbors in a northeast Las Vegas neighborhood. Police say a 65-year-old woman was left with critical arm, leg and facial injuries, and a man suffered a severe hand injury. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)
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Bail set at $40,000 for dog owner in Las Vegas mauling case

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