Archive for March 17th, 2013

CPAC: Why Marco Rubio could be the real winner

March 17, 2013
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Marco Rubio, the junior senator from Florida, came in second Saturday to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul in the presidential straw poll at the big annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC.
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Steubenville prep football players found guilty of raping 16-year-old girl

March 17, 2013
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Steubenville prep football players found guilty of raping 16-year-old girl

Inside a small Steubenville, Ohio, courtroom filled with sobbing and exhausting emotion, Judge Thomas Lipps found Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond guilty Sunday of raping an intoxicated 16-year-old girl. Lipps sentenced both defendants to a minimum of one year in a youth correctional institute with the determination for a longer sentence coming from child-service...
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Ohio rape trial closing; verdict Sunday

March 17, 2013
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STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The accuser in the rape trial of two Ohio high school football players testified Saturday as the trial neared an end that she recalled drinking at a party last summer but could not remember what had happened when she awoke the next day naked in a strange house.
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Game on: Early GOP auditions for 2016 election

March 17, 2013
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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The auditions have begun. Just two months into President Barack Obama‘s second term, Republican leaders are lining up to diagnose the GOP‘s ills while courting party activists — all with an eye on greater political ambitions. They have danced around questions about their White House aspirations, but the die-hard...
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13 dead in Mexico fireworks explosion

March 17, 2013
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A truck loaded with fireworks exploded during a religious procession in a rural village in central Mexico, killing at least 13 people and injuring 154, authorities said.
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Lacrosse team bus crashes; pregnant coach dies

March 17, 2013
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CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — A road trip by a college women’s lacrosse team came to a horrifying end Saturday when the team bus veered off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and crashed into a tree, killing a pregnant coach, her unborn child and the driver and injuring numerous others.
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