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Sex Offender Convicted of Girl Scout's 1975 Murder

Nashville jury convicted Jerome Barrett of 2 counts of second-degree murder in the 1975 strangulation death of Girl Scout Marcia Trimble.

Lawsuit: Dentist Dropped Tools Down Man's Throat

A central Florida dentist is being sued for allegedly dropping tools down the throat of an elderly patient — twice.

Iraqi Leaders Restrict U.S. Troop Movements, Activities

The Washington Post cites what it calls a 'curt missive' dated July 2 from the Baghdad Operations Command ordering U.S. military leaders to 'stop all joint patrols' in the capital.

BRITISH OPEN: Watson Putts Closer to Historic Victory

Tom Watson has teed off in the third round of the British Open, trying to keep up his quest to become the oldest major champion in golf history.

Three Neighbors Found Dead in Two Florida Condos

Authorities said Saturday that detectives believe foul play was involved.

One of 'Octomom's' Kids Reportedly Rushed to Hospital

A celebrity Web site says one of Nadya Suleman's 14 children has been rushed to a California hospital for drinking a nonpoisonous saltwater solution.

Cops: Baby's Blood-Alcohol Level 4 Times Legal Limit

Georgia authorities say they found a baby sitter accused of feeding a 9-month-old boy wine, causing his blood-alcohol level to exceed four times the legal limit for an adult.

Orwell's '1984' and 'Animal Farm' Deleted From Kindles

Users of Amazon.com's e-reader device were surprised and unsettled over the past day to receive notice that George Orwell works they had purchased, including "1984" and "Animal Farm," had been removed from their Kindle and their money refunded.

Gaza's 'Hamaswood' Premieres Militant Feature

The Islamic militants' first feature film — an action-packed homage to a top Hamas militant — cost only $200,000 to make and is being shown to segregated audiences of bearded men and veiled women.