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Survivors of the 2012 'Batman' theater massacre on Tuesday offered harrowing testimony in court about the mayhem that ensued when accused gunman James Holmes opened fire inside a packed auditorium. The 27-year-old Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 at a movie theater in suburban Denver. Katie Medley, the first witness to take the stand in the long-awaited trial, was nine months pregnant when she, her husband Caleb and a female friend went to see "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colorado on July 20, 2012. About 15 minutes into the midnight showing, Medley saw the exit on the right side of the auditorium open and a canister thrown into the air above the audience.
(Reuters) - Sue Ann Arnall, the ex-wife of Oklahoma oil executive Harold Hamm, lost an appeal of the couple's divorce case because she had accepted an award of nearly $1 billion, the state Supreme Court said on Tuesday. In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled in favor of a motion filed in January by Hamm, chief executive officer of oil company Continental Resources Inc, to dismiss Arnall's appeal. In its ruling, the Oklahoma Supreme Court allowed his appeal to proceed despite dismissing Arnall’s. Craig Box, a lawyer for Hamm, said he had not read the opinion yet. Last November, an Oklahoma district court ordered Hamm to pay his ex-wife about $1 billion in cash and assets when the couple divorced after a 26-year marriage.
Twitter shares plunged Tuesday after an earnings report that fell short of market expectations despite a jump in the number of active monthly users above 300 million. Twitter reported that revenue during the first three months of this year was $436 million, while the San Francisco company had been expected to bring in about $456 million. Twitter separately announced a deal to buy marketing technology company TellApart and a partnership with Google's DoubleClick platform to improve advertising performance. Twitter shares dropped more than 17 percent to $42.63 in trading that followed release of the earnings figures.