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FILE - In this Sunday, June 8, 2014, file photo, a Boy Scout wears his kerchief embroidered with a rainbow knot during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Boy Scouts of America's top policy-making board planned a vote Monday, July 27, 2015, on ending its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion if that accorded with their faith. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)The new policy still allows church-sponsored units to maintain the ban for religious reasons.


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In this image taken from Colorado Judicial Department video, James Holmes, top fourth from right in light-colored shirt, gets a pat on the arm from a member of his defense team following testimony from Holmes' younger sister Chris, during the penalty phase of Holmes' trial, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases— a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they were growing up, she testified Monday.


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