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Jodi Arias Explains Switch Up Over Death Penalty Request! Watch The Interview HERE!

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Jodi Arias could know her fate any day now.

After being convicted of first-degree murder, Jodi is facing the death penalty, which was initially a sentence she wanted.

But now, Jodi has completely changed her mind and is requesting to keep her life, which she spoke about in a new interview with the Today Show after the media ban was lifted on the case.

The woman who brutally murdered Travis Alexander is claiming the death penalty wouldn't be a fair sentence for her case.

Instead, she wants to take this chance to give back while doing time for her crime.

Check out the interview (below)!

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Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Charged! Magistrate Judge Called To Hospital! Charges Could Carry Death Penalty!

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A rep from the White House has just confirmed that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, will face criminal charges in federal court, rather than be designated an enemy combatant.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said in the case against Dzhokhar, this is "absolutely the right way to go and the appropriate way to go."

Citing other terrorists who have been tried and convicted in federal court, he added:

“The system has repeatedly proven that it can successfully handle the threat that we continue to face.”

Dzhokhar was reportedly arraigned in his hospital bed earlier today and while some outlets are reporting his charges are being sealed, others have reported that he has been officially charged with with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in the U.S. and one count of malicious destruction of property with an explosive device. The charges could carry the death penalty.

The wheels of justice are starting to turn. Here's hoping we'll have more answers soon.

[Image via AP Images.]

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Boston Bombings Suspect Is Awake And Answering Questions In The Hospital

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It's been a week since the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon and it looks like we might be one step closer to getting some answers.

19 year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is reportedly awake at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he is being treated and is now able to respond to questions. However, due to what are believed to be self-inflicted gun wounds to his neck, he is only able to answer through writing.

Investigators are currently trying to figure out whether the bombings were part of a larger plot and if he and his now deceased brother Tamerlan were acting alone.

Authorities have already found that the brothers had made at least 5 pipe bombs and possessed multiple firearms, leading them to believe that they were planning on striking again in the near future.

Boston police commissioner Edward Davis said:

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Dark Knight Shooter James Holmes' Will Face The Death Penalty

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This certainly looks to be a sad ending to a very sad story.

James Holmes will most likely face the death penalty after his shooting spree at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater murders late last July left several dead and many others injured.

Last week, his legal team entered a "guilty" plea in hopes of spending life in prison with no parole as an alternative, but after lawyers consulted the families of the victims, the deal was rejected.

As the hearing kicked off earlier this morning, Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler said he would not be accepting

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Colorado District Attorney Carol Chambers Speaks On The Trial! Death Penalty A Possibility For James Holmes

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'Suspected' Dark Knight gunman James Holmes' first court appearance ended minutes ago, and we learned he will most likely be charged with first degree murder for killing 12, which could potentially lead to the death penalty.

Colorado District Attorney Carol Chambers shares insight into the future of the case, and in a post-hearing press conference informed viewers how:

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