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Murder charges dismissed against men facing retrial

OHIO — An Ohio judge on Monday dismissed murder charges against three men who faced retrial in a 1995 killing after serving 18 years in prison, winning an appeal and being released in 2015.

Conviction overturned for case spotlighted in ‘Making a Murderer’

WISCONSIN — A federal judge on Friday overturned the murder conviction of one of two Wisconsin men serving life sentences for the 2005 slaying of a freelance photographer in a case spotlighted in the popular Netflix television documentary “Making a Murderer.”

Death toll in plane crash climbs to six

VIRGINIA — Six people, including three members of an Indiana family and a German exchange student, were killed on Friday when their small plane plowed into a line of trees after an aborted landing at a northern Virginia airport, authorities said on Saturday.

Woman’s hand almost bitten off by aligator

FLORIDA — A woman who reached into the water to retrieve an empty soda can while visiting the Florida Everglades was attacked by an alligator that nearly bit her hand off, state wildlife officials said on Saturday.

Man scales Trump Tower in New York City

NEW YORK — A 20-year-old Donald Trump supporter who scaled the Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday for three hours using suction cups and a climbing harness was pulled inside through a window by police who had tried to coax him into the building throughout the escapade.

Court: Judges cannot expunge convictions despite job threats

NEW YORK — Federal judges cannot expunge convictions from people’s criminal records even when it prevents those who have been rehabilitated from getting jobs, and Congress should consider granting the judiciary that power, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday.

Clinton blasts Trump for ‘casual inciting of violence’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Wednesday accused Republican opponent Donald Trump of inciting violence with his call for gun rights activists to stop her from nominating liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Delta cancels hundreds more flights, expects normal operations soon

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday canceled more than 300 flights and upended thousands of travelers’ plans for the third day in a row after a power outage hit its computer systems, though it forecast a return to normal operations later this afternoon.

MIT, NYU, Yale sued over fees for retirement plans

BOSTON — Three well-known universities, MIT, New York University and Yale, have been accused of charging millions of dollars in excessive fees to participants in their retirement plans, according to federal civil lawsuits filed on Tuesday.

U.S. recovers data recorder from sunken cargo ship El Faro

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro, which sank near the Bahamas during a Caribbean hurricane last October, has been recovered, offering possible answers about why the vessel went down, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday.

U.S. approves sale of tanks, other equipment to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment, worth about $1.15 billion, to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

U.S. to auction $1.6 million of forfeited bitcoin

NEW YORK — The U.S. government said on Monday it plans to auction over 2,700 bitcoins that were forfeited during several cases, several of which stemmed from investigations of the online black market known as Silk Road.

Wal-Mart to buy to lift sales, battle Amazon

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would buy online retailer for about $3 billion, the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup, as it pushes to revive its underperforming Web business to compete with market leader Inc.

Power outage at Delta causes flight cancellations, delays

NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines canceled hundreds of flights and delayed many others on Monday after an outage hit its computer systems, grounding planes and stranding passengers of one of the world’s largest carriers at airports around the globe.