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General Motors Approves More Death Claims

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- More deaths are being linked to GM's faulty ignition switch problem. Newly-released numbers show the General Motors' victim compensation fund has now approved a total of 21 death claims. That's up from the 13 deaths that were initially tied to the issue. The fund started accepting claims on August 1st and will…

No Cameras In Courtroom For Jodi Arias Penalty Phase Retrial

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Phoenix, AZ) -- When convicted killer Jodi Arias returns to court, cameras will not be there. Arias faces a repeat of the sentencing phase of her trial in which she was found guilty in the brutal murder of her on-again, off-again boyfriend Travis Alexander in Arizona. She could get life in prison or the death…

Kerry Warns About Climate Change

Posted On September 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is sounding the alarm about the dangers of global climate change. Speaking at a climate change summit in New York this morning, Kerry said the effects of climate change pose a growing international security threat. He cited a broad scientific consensus but said the problem is…

Man Freed From Prison After 23 Years Dies

Posted On September 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Life was just beginning for a New York man who spent more than two decades in jail, and then it was over. William Lopez suffered an asthma attack over the weekend and died. He spent 23 years behind bars for a murder he didn't commit. He was freed last January and…

Anti-Muslim Campaign Hitting NYC Transit

Posted On September 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- An explosive anti-Muslim ad campaign is being launched in New York City showing American journalist James Foley just before he was beheaded by an ISIS militant. Outspoken blogger Pamela Geller is paying for the ads and is drawing heavy criticism.   Another ad features a photo of Adolf Hitler meeting with…