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Nehemiah Griego is seen in an undated photo provided by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department. A judge cleared the way Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, for the New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psychologically rehabilitated. Griego is now 18 years old. (Bernalillo County Sheriff's Deptartment, File)

Teen who killed family to be sentenced as youth

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psychologically rehabilitated.

A police officer (L) is seen pointing his weapon during an incident involving the shooting of a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, in this still image from video released by the Cleveland Police Department November 26, 2014. Tamir E. Rice was shot by a patrol officer on Saturday after a 911 call reported someone pointing a gun at people at the Cudell Recreation Center. REUTERS/Cleveland Police Department/Handout via Reuters

Cleveland mayor sorry for Rice ambulance claim

The city of Cleveland apologized on Thursday for its role in preparing a US$500 ambulance services claim against the estate of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by police in 2014, and said it had dropped the demand.

Inmates' relatives stand outside the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey, Mexico, February 11, 2016. Dozens of people were killed in a riot in a prison in northeastern Mexico early on Thursday, local media reported, the just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison near in Mexico's far north. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Dozens killed in prison riot in Mexico: Reports

MONTERREY, Mexico - Dozens of people were killed in a riot and blaze at an overcrowded prison in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey early on Thursday, local media reported, days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison in Mexicos far north.

Dr. Rainer Weiss, emeritus professor of physics at MIT, (L) and Dr. Kip Thorne of Caltech (R) listen during a news conference to discuss the detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago, in Washington February 11, 2016. The waves were detected by twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave detectors (LIGO) in Louisiana and Washington states in September 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's ripples

WASHINGTON -- In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz, arrives in the courtroom before his trial in Detmold, Germany, on Feb. 12, 2016. Hanning is accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people - the first of four such court cases that could be the last due to the very advanced age of the defendants. (REUTERS/Bernd Thissen/Pool)

Survivors testify at Auschwitz guard's trial

Three Holocaust survivors testified Friday about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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Girl, 14, pleads guilty to helping kill mother

A Pennsylvania teenager pleaded guilty on Thursday to first-degree murder in the killing of her mother last year and was sentenced to spend at least 35 years in prison after agreeing to testify against her former boyfriend, prosecutors said.

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