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Justices wary of unlimited cellphone searches

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.

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Italy court: Knox struck mortal blow in killing

MILAN (AP) — The Florence appeals court that reinstated the conviction against Amanda Knox in her roommate's 2007 murder said in a lengthy reasoning made public Tuesday that Knox herself delivered the fatal blow, and that the overwhelming physical evidence precluded any need to determine a clear motive.

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Court revives EPA rule on cross-state pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution in 27 Midwestern and Appalachian states that blows downwind and leads to unhealthy air.

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Mother's Day has another side for loss survivors

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristine McCormick has spent the years after the sudden death of her newborn trying to forget Mother's Day exists.

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Doctor: 3 victims critical in Ga. FedEx shootings

 

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — An armed package handler with bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, police and witnesses said.

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Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

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No-warrant cellphone searches before Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.

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Campus rape addressed by White House task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration admonished colleges and universities — "No more turning a blind eye" — in new guidelines designed to stem sexual assaults on campuses and help the victims.

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