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FNL exchange Facebook killer pleads
Facebook Murderer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Set For November

A man accused of killing his wife and then posting a confession and a bloody picture of her body on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in Florida.

Prosecutors say 31-year-old Derek Medina fatally shot 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso at their South Miami townhome earlier this month. A judge on Thursday set a tentative trial date of Nov. 4.

Medina is charged with second-degree murder, but The Miami Herald reports prosecutors will likely seek a first-degree murder indictment when the grand jury returns in September.


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FNL exchange Victor Cruz
Injury Won’t Stop Victor Cruz From Playing In New York Giants Season Opener

With his protective boot gone, Victor Cruz said his bruised heel will not be a problem as the New York Giants receiver expects to play in the regular-season opener against the Dallas Cowboys Sept. 8.

"Feeling good," Cruz said Tuesday, a day after the boot came off his injured left foot. "It's been better, feels a lot better, a lot of the swelling has gone down. Obviously, looking forward to better days coming."


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Latino photographer sues Kanye West
Kanye West Sued By Latino Paparazzo After Airport Scuffle

The photographer who claims he was attacked by Kanye West at Los Angeles International Airport hired high-profile lawyer Gloria Allred to sue the superstar rapper.

Daniel Ramos, a Los Angeles-based video photographer, filed the lawsuit Wednesday claiming assault, battery, negligence and violation of civil rights. He is suing for unspecified damages.


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Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez Says He Is a "Great Person" With An "Amazing Heart"

He continues sitting in jail and there haven't been any significant developments in his legal case, but somehow former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez continues to make news.

The faces various murder charges, including for the killing of 27-year-old semi-pro football player, Odin Lloyd. 

His top jail cell hobby seems to be corresponding with fans who are now selling the letters he writes back to gossip web sites.


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New (Adorable!) Mammal Species Found in Ecuador & Colombia
New (Adorable!) Mammal Species Found in Ecuador & Colombia

Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new mammal species called the olinguito. And its teddy bear face makes it instantly adorable.

The raccoon-sized critter leaps through the trees of mountainous forests of Ecuador and Colombia, but it shouldn't have been too hard to find — one of them lived in the Smithsonian-run National Zoo in the Washington for a year.

"It's been kind of hiding in plain sight for a long time" despite its extraordinary beauty, said Kristofer Helgen, the Smithsonian's curator of mammals.


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Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico
Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico

New Mexico's top court ruled that citizens in the heavily Hispanic state who don't speak English still have the right to serve on a jury.

The New Mexico Supreme Court cautioned  trial courts and lawyers on Monday that this is in fact a right enshrined in the state constitution to all people, even non-English speakers.

The court issued the admonition in a unanimous ruling that upholds an Albuquerque man's convictions for murder and other crimes in the 2004 bludgeoning death of his girlfriend and a subsequent armed robbery and stabbing.


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FNL Exchange: Brazilian Boy kills
Brazilian Boy Kills His Family, Goes To School As Normal And Later Kills Himself

A young Brazilian boy has people scratching their heads after he allegedly killed four of his family members, went to school, then returned home to commit suicide.

Brazilian police said they believe 13-year-old Marcelo Pesseghini shot both his parents, his grandmother and his great-aunt on Sunday night at their home in the state of São Paulo.


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Mariah Carey at the premiere of The Butler
Mariah Carey Recalls Being Spit On For The Color Of Her Skin

Mariah Carey had to look no further than her own experiences with racism to get into character for her latest film role.

In “Lee Daniels' The Butler," Carey plays a woman whose rapist kills her husband right in front of her son's eyes.

The son, Cecil Gaines, was modeled after real-life butler Eugene Allen, who served numerous presidents over his 34-year career in the White House.


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FNL Exchange: Aaron Hernandez says he's innocent
Aaron Hernandez Writes Letter Proclaiming He's 'Innocent,' Vows To Prove 'Haters' Wrong

Aaron Hernandez says he's innocent and can't wait to prove "all the haters and down talkers wrong" in a letter obtained by TMZ.com.

The website reports that a Hernandez fan received the letter after writing to the former Patriots' TE following his arrest.

In the letter, Hernandez says: "I know ‘God' has a plan for me and something good will come out of this…I've always been a great person an (sic) known for having an amazing heart!"


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Manuel Diaz Hernandez
Mexican Cop Fired For Humiliating 10-Year Old Boy Selling Candy

A Mexican cop gave a whole new meaning to taking candy – and cigarettes – from a child.

Spectators in the Mexican town of Villahermosa filmed inspector Juan Diego López making an example of a young boy selling candy on the street. The officer forced a sobbing Manuel Diaz Hernandez to throw all his candy on the street and then swiped the cigarettes the boy was selling for himself.


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