iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A New York City businessman was rescued this week after being held for more than a month in an abandoned warehouse, where his alleged abductors tortured him for weeks in a plot to extort his family for millions in ransom, prosecutors said. Pedro Portugal, an accountant and father, was abducted off a Queens...
ABC News(PHOENIX) -- The jury in the Jodi Arias murder trial began its third day of deliberations Thursday on whether to sentence Arias to death, raising the possibility that prosecutors may retry the penalty phase of the case if the jury is deadlocked. Under state law in a capital case if the jury can't reach a unanimous decision, the Maricopa...
NASA GOES Project(WASHINGTON) -- Get ready for an active Atlantic hurricane season, government forecasters said Thursday.Between now and the end of the season, November 30, the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration predicts 13 to 20 named storms, of which 7 to 11 could become hurricanes. Three to six of those hurricanes could be...
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