Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

Justus Harvey, 16, left, and his friend Gage Lee, 13, both of Forest, Miss., work in tandem to remove a branch Friday, April 19, 2019, in Morton, Miss., as residents begin their cleanup from Thursday’s possible tornado touchdown that heavily damaged many homes. Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, topping trees and leaving a variety of damage in Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Rogelio V. Solis
Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, topping trees and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Rogelio V. Solis
Sonya Banes reacts to a large oak tree that crashed through the patio of her mother’s house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the community. Strong storms again roared across the …read more

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Are senior citizens keeping millennials out of the home buyer’s market?

Jade and Taylor Dipo, and their dogs Eve and Ace, at their Taylorsville, Utah, home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The Dipos are in their mid-20s and bought their home just over a year ago. Some say they’re bucking a national trend, which has millennials not buying homes until they’re much older.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News
Jade and Taylor Dipo outside their Taylorsville, Utah, home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The Dipos are in their mid-20s and bought their home just over a year ago. Some say they’re bucking a national trend, which has millennials not buying homes until they’re much older.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News
Jade and Taylor Dipo at their Taylorsville, Utah, home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The Dipos are in their mid-20s and bought their home just over a year ago. Some say they’re bucking a national trend, which has millennials not buying homes until they’re much older.
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Maryland court won’t reconsider denial of new ‘Serial’ trial

FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East prior to a hearing in Baltimore. Maryland’s highest court won’t reconsider its rejection of a new trial for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial” and an HBO documentary series. The defense attorney for Adnan Syed had filed a reconsideration motion with the Maryland Court of Appeals over its decision to reject a new trial. Judges on the appeals court denied that motion on Friday, April 19, 2019. Syed’s defense can file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review the decision in Maryland.
Barbara Haddock Taylor, The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE — Maryland’s highest court won’t reconsider its rejection of a new trial for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial” and an HBO documentary series.

The defense attorney for Adnan Syed had filed a reconsideration motion with the Maryland Court of Appeals over its decision to reject a new trial. At issue is whether Syed had a sufficient defense at trial nearly two decades ago.

But judges on the appeals court denied that motion on Friday.

Syed’s defense says it will file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it …read more

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