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Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of South Texas. Scalia, 79, had retired for the evening and was found dead Saturday morning when he did not appear for breakfast. He was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986.

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