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Aaron Hernandez Trial: Jury Expected to Begin Deliberations

After two months of testimony, the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is expected to go to the jury this week in Fall River, Massachusetts.<p>Hernandez, 25, is charged in the killing of Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013, in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. …

Food on floor, catnaps as diplomats sealed Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food boxes strewn across the floor. An espresso machine buzzing constantly in the background. Physicists catnapping, their heads on …

Hairdresser accused of racking up more than $6,000 on elderly client's credit card

An Elgin hairdresser was ordered held on $200,000 bond Saturday after she was accused of using her elderly client's Discover card to rack up more than $6,000 in fraudulent charges.<p>Jenifer Perik, 42, of the 300 block of Gladstone Lane, was charged with aggravated identity theft, unlawful use of a …

Yemeni fighters repel Houthis in Aden after arms drop | Reuters

ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen’s president pushed Houthi fighters back from central Aden on Friday after they were reinforced with weapons parachuted into their beleaguered section of the southern port city by Saudi-led warplanes.<p>The military setback for the Shi’ite Houthis came after …

Massive Fire at Louisville Manufacturing Facility 'Controlled But Ongoing'

A six-alarm fire burning at Louisville manufacturing facility GE Appliance Park since Friday morning is "controlled but ongoing," according to a city official.<p>More than 120 firefighters have been battling the massive blaze, which engulfed a building, Chief Kevin Tyler from Jefferson County Fire …

Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians

The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya while shouting "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday.<p>In the capital of Nairobi, relatives of the victims went to a morgue …

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Iranian President: We will stick to our promises on nuclear deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran's President on Friday hailed the proposed international deal on his country's nuclear program, vowing that Iran will stick to its promises and -- assuming other countries live up to their end of the bargain -- become a more active, engaged player in world affairs.<p>"Some think that we …

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Saudi-led airstrikes drive Houthis from Aden

Saudi-led airstrikes have driven back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen's president, as al-Qaeda fighters seized a major army base in southeast of the country.<p>The setback for the Shia fighers on Friday came as warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition dropped weapons and medical aid to fighters …

Disagreements cloud who won and lost in the Iran nuclear deal

An outpouring of details from the<p>Obamaadministration on the preliminary nuclear deal with Iran suggests the U.S. and five partner countries emerged from 18 month of talks with an agreement tilted very much in their favor.<p>The major powers did surprisingly well in some highly sensitive areas. But a …