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'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

Ernest Franklin, 35, pointed out the room where the teen was lying when police arrived on the scene, authorities said. The boy's parents told police officers at the time that they weren't at home when the fire started. Neither had posted bail as of Wednesday. A USA couple are accused of murdering their adopted disabled son and razing the house to cover up the crime after watching movie Manchester by the Sea .

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Energetic Backstreet Boys bring the nostalgia to ACM Awards

Hitting the stage with only her guitar, Lambert brought the house down when she sang her breakup ballad, "Tin Man". Seconds later, Copperfield set the envelope on fire to reveal the real victor was Thomas Rhett for " Die a Happy Man ", CBS News recounted in a wrap of the night's events.

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Texas voter ID law was created to discriminate, judge rules

In her ruling Monday, Ramos wrote that the evidence found "infirm" cited by the 5th Circuit "did not tip the scales" in favor of the state . In arguably the strongest worded condemnation of the state's controversial Voter ID law to date, a federal judge on Monday ruled the measure was enacted in 2011 with the intent of discriminating against black and Hispanic voters.

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Second victim dies in Florida fitness center shooting

General manager Janine Ackerman , 35, and personal trainer Marios Hortis , 42, were shot by Wilson before he turned the gun on himself. Police said Wilson was sacked for "workplace violence" and had to be escorted out of the gym. However, another person who knew Wilson, Marc Sarnoff, told the paper that the usually clean-shaven Wilson was unshaven, "looked off and seemed to slur his words" when he spoke to him briefly that morning.

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Tesla is now the biggest USA automaker

Tesla usurped General Motors a week after conquering Ford Motor Co. and spurring debate over the relative value of Musk's company compared with some of the world's top-selling automakers. Tesla is expected to lose more than $950 million. Car Enthusiasts or simply amazed by the works of Tesla are all excited to finally meet the Tesla Model 3.

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Passenger is dragged off overbooked United flight

Every paying passenger is at the mercy of the airline if it wants your seat-and when push comes to pull, as was the case on United Airlines Flight 3411, they'll seemingly even resort to force by dragging passengers from the plane. A young couple was told to leave first, Bridges recalled. "Everyone was shocked and appalled", Bridges said. United has said that the plane was overbooked and after fruitlessly asking for volunteers to leave the plane, employees selected four passengers at ...