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A domestic argument turned into a scene straight out of "Indiana Jones." A man held his wife hostage, strapping an explosive device to herfor ten hours in his booby trapped home. The incident endedas the building erupting into flames. What was the fate of the couple? We'll show you some startling pictures of the aftermath.

The FBI is investigating the very first murder-for-hire arranged by text message today. Did this woman think she could seek revenge for $200 and an outdoor pool installation?

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Obama is in Italy this morning, touring the site of a recent earthquake with other world leaders. Aftershocks are still rattling the country following the immense disaster.