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Six Arrested Under Suspicion Of Killing Homeless Man

Six suspects are under arrest in Prince George's County in connection with the murder of a homeless man.
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Six suspects are under arrest in Prince George's County in connection with the murder of a homeless man.

Six suspects are under arrest in Prince George's County in connection with the murder of a homeless man. A 17-year-old girl and five men between the ages of 18 to 23 are all charged with first degree murder.

Police say they've all given statements admitting to various degrees of involvement. They are all charged as adults and being held without bond.

Amos Milburn Jones, 54, was found dead yesterday when police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 4600 block of Huron Avenue in Suitland early this morning. Police Chief Mark Magaw calls the crime "deplorable," and says he is grateful to his staff for quickly closing the case.

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Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

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