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at 21:52 on March 02, 2015, EST.

First woman to be executed in 70 years in US state seeks clemency in husband's murder

JACKSON, Georgia - The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade the nation's top justices to grant a stay.

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at 21:00 on March 02, 2015, EST.

LA police chief: Officer shouted 'he has my gun' before officers opened fire in shooting death

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Police fatally shot a homeless man during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which an officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

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at 20:57 on March 02, 2015, EST.

Chinese reporter's pollution documentary draws 175 million views in 2 days

BEIJING, China - A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.

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at 20:42 on March 02, 2015, EST.

Movie premiere, Premier League: Britain's Prince William focuses on film and football in China

BEIJING, China - Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on football and film Tuesday with an agenda that includes a movie premiere and an appointment to watch Premier League-trained coaches kicking balls around with students.

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at 20:24 on March 02, 2015, EST.

Senate passes bill to ban marijuana vending machines and drive-throughs

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine.

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at 19:33 on March 02, 2015, EST.

Woman who was with slain Russian opposition leader says she did not see gunman who killed him

MOSCOW - The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger.

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