O.J. Simpson, right, talks with one of his defense attorneys Ozzie Fumo during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court, Monday, May 13, 2013 in Las Vegas. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine to 33-year sentence in state prison as a result of his October 2008 conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping charges, is using a writ of habeas corpus, to seek a new trial, claiming he had such bad representation that his conviction should be reversed. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, Pool)

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O.J. Simpson, the Hall-of-Fame football player who became a murder suspect in his wife's death, could be released on parole form a Nevada prison this year, a public defender said on Tuesday. More

World

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part.

TERRORISM

The Latest: Libya vows to help identify 'terrorist networks'

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ECONOMY

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CRIME

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World

Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

Missouri

Stoned woman drives car into river after cops let her go

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World

OPEC and other nations extend output cuts

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Transportation

Man accused in fatal runway chase recently freed from prison

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Markets

Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

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Air

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World

Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

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TERROR

Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran

A Senate panel overwhelmingly backed bipartisan legislation that would authorize President Donald Trump to put new sanctions on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran in place.

CRIME

Day care worker charged in infant's death

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TERRORISM

Berlin Wall, 9/11 symbols offer message to Trump at NATO

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SENATE

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MILITARY

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CRIME

Woman pleads guilty to West Virginia pastor's slaying

A woman has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the killing of a 69-year-old West Virginia pastor.

TERRORISM

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Christianity

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CRIME

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TERRORISM

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EDUCATION

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Proud American

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Controversies

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Proud American

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