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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2010, file photo, John Michael Farren of New Canaan, Conn, is arraigned in state Superior Court in Norwalk, Conn. Farren, former White House lawyer in both Bush administrations was convicted Friday, July 11, 2014, of attempted murder and other charges in the beating of his wife at their Connecticut home four years ago. (AP Photo/The Stamford Advocate, Kerry Sherck, File) MANDATORY CREDITA former attorney in both Bush administrations has been convicted of trying to kill his wife.


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Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, Sydney, July 9, 2012Malicious software used to steal millions has re-emerged a month after a U.S. crackdown.


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This photo provided by the Nevada Department of Wildlife shows a black bear Wednesday, July 9, 2014, on a Lake Tahoe beach in Glenbrook. The bear had to be killed by state wildlife officials because it had become a threat to public safety. It was the seventh bear the Nevada Department of Wildlife has captured at Tahoe in 10 days. The others were released back to the wild. Nevada Department of Wildlife officials say lingering drought is forcing bears to expand their search for food into urban areas. (AP Photo/Nevada Department of Wildlife).Long accustomed to dealing with bad news "garbage" bears that become hooked on improperly stored trash at homes and businesses around Lake Tahoe, Nevada wildlife officials say they're increasingly responding to a new kind of troublemaker they've started calling "drought" bears.


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