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David Barajas gets a kiss from his wife Cindy after a jury acquitted him of murder at the Brazoria County Courthouse on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, Angleton, Texas.

Prosecutors could only produce circumstantial evidence to support their case

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Scientists says 63 trillion gallons of water has been lost on west coast of the United States

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This undated photo provided by Jeffrey Rasansky at Rasansky Law Firm allegedly shows a student taped to a nap mat at Heart2Heart Montessori Academy in Willow Park, Texas

Pictures show a child wrapped in blankets and bound to a mat

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Despite suffering respiratory failure and multiple organ failure and being pronounced dead by doctors, the man managed to survive his 'premature passing'

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Chilean sailor Mauricio Ruiz, right, reveals he is gay during a press conference in Santiago

Mauricio Ruiz says he hopes announcement will bring change to conservative South American nation

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'I am Shirley Sotloff. My son Steven is in your hands'

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Tsarnaeva turned herself into New York City police after 23-year-old woman received bomb threat

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Peter Theo Curtis reads a statement to reporters outside his mother’s home in Cambridge, Mass

Mr Curtis disappeared in late 2012 after being seized by the Nusra Front

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Roosmarijn de Kok who has been accused of stealing fish oil and chocolate from a Whole Foods store in New York

Her lawyer argued that the 19-year-old was buying yogurt and forgot the other items in her bag

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A US official said Douglas McAuthur McCain, a US citizen, is believed to have been killed in Syria and was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State group

McCain was reportedly found dead by Free Syrian Army fighters

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A man locked the seat in front in place on the flight to Colorado

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