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George Zimmerman was released from the Seminole County Jail about 2:50 p.m ET Friday after posting $1 million bond in the Trayvon Martin case.
Andy Griffith, 1926-2012
A close friend of the actor, 86, confirmed his death this morning to North Carolina TV station WITN.
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Nora Ephron, the celebrated screenwriter and director, died of leukemia Tuesday evening in New York, according to the New York Times.
Ephron, best known for penning the screenplay for “When Harry Met Sally” (1989) and then writing and directing “Sleepless in Seattle” (1989) and ”You’ve Got Mail” (1998), had not been reported as ill prior to a story from gossip columnist Liz Smith — which repeatedly referred to the 71-year-old in the past tense while never pronouncing her dead.
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He was 47.
A stage collapse at Toronto’s Downsview Park ahead of a Radiohead concert killed one person and injured at least three others, the CBC reported, citing emergency responders.
The Obama administration announced on Friday that it would no longer seek the deportation of most young illegal immigrants, and would instead allow them to apply for work permits, a significant policy shift with potentially major electoral implications.
The Department of Homeland Security said that, effective immediately, the government would no longer seek the deportation of illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, and would allow them to apply for work permits if they meet certain criteria.
I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown ended Friday with the surprising news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.
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Edwards found not guilty on one count. Judge has ruled a mistrial on the five remaining counts, which the jury was deadlocked on.
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And so the wait continues.