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22 min ago | American Thinker

Hamas's Academic Apologists

Reaction by Middle East studies professors to Israel's recent effort to destroy Hamas's terrorist infrastructure epitomizes their perennial pro-Hamas, anti-Israel, and anti-American biases.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, Columbia University, Life

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang answers questions from reporters about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights, during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Sunday.


Related Topix: Life, Israel, World News, Middle East, Activism

WNDU-TV South Bend

Martial arts studio holds self defense classes in Elkhart

That's why Star Martial Arts Studio based in Elkhart and Mishawaka put on a self-defense class Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Elkhart, IN, Life, Mishawaka, IN

WCTV Tallahassee

Mistrial in bully-related slaying of 400-pound man

Prosecutors intend to retry a man on murder charges after a Miami jury could not reach a verdict in a case involving a 400-pound victim the suspect claims was bullying him at work.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

The Honolulu Advertiser

Deedy to face third trial in September 2015

Christopher Deedy strode down the hallway at Circuit Court after his second trial as family and friends of Kollin Elderts prayed in the background.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

Russia Taday

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, North Korea, World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News


Duncan doctor acquitted of assault and battery

Duncan,OK_ A Stephens County jury acquitted Dr. Oscar Morales Friday on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


Related Topix: Duncan, OK, Life

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Judge grants Jodi Arias access to home where she killed ex-boyfriend

A judge has granted Jodi Arias' request for access back inside the home where she killed her ex-boyfriend six years ago.


Related Topix: Life

Chico Enterprise-Record

Second jury convicts Yankee Hill man of murdering roommate in 2012

OROVILLE >> For the second time, a jury has convicted a Yankee Hill man of murdering his roommate in January 2012.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Life


Police: man shot Baker teen in self-defense, booked on drug charges

Police said they arrested a man on other charges after he shot and killed a teen in self-defense Thursday night.


Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Violent Crime, Baker, LA

LaGrange Daily News

GUILTY: Murderer to spend life in prison, no parole

The mother of 21-year-old murder victim Douglas Cameron wept in court Thursday as a judge read the jury's guilty verdict and sentenced his killer to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

Greenwich Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applications

The Greenwich Police Department is planning several programs for the community offering opportunities to learn about the department and self-defense classes for high school teens and women.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Life


Waseca man's 'defense of dwelling' appeal denied

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled against the Waseca man who appealed his assault conviction based on a legal challenge of the scope of Minnesota's "defense of dwelling" laws.


Related Topix: Waseca, MN, Life

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man found guilty in 2011 bayonet slaying

An Anchorage Superior Court jury convicted 37-year-old Yoder Blalock on Thursday of second-degree murder, disagreeing with his claim that he attacked his victim with a bayonet in self-defense.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Life, Drugs

Nurse testifies no major injuries to Pinconning Township man charged with open murder

There were no major injuries to Peter Z. Heagany according to a head-to-toe physical exam given by a nurse the evening after he shot and killed his roommate and life partner Brian L. Charbonneau.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pinconning, MI, Bay County, MI, Life

The Daily Caller

Armed Pastor Defends Church From Burglars

A New Orleans pastor shot a burglar in the head Wednesday when two criminals reportedly tried to burglarize his church.


Related Topix: Life, Conservative Political News, US News

KREM-TV Spokane

"Damsels in Defense" aims to defend women without guns

Tina Wittenbrock's husband wanted her to get a concealed permit license but she said she did not feel comfortable carrying weapons around her two children.


Related Topix: Life, Kids, Family

The Dispatch

Self Defense Alleged In OC's Weekend Fatality; State's Increased Bail Request Denied

Less than 24 hours after the arrest of two local men for their alleged role in the death of a Pennsylvania man found unconscious in a downtown hotel parking lot early Sunday morning, one of the suspects had his bond set at $400,000 during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, and the groundwork for a self-defense approach has already been laid out.


Related Topix: Life, Ocean City, MD, Baltimore, MD, West Ocean City, MD

San Jose Mercury News

Palo Alto: Man arrested on suspicion of assault, hate crime

A 26-year-old Redwood City man has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, robbery and a hate crime in connection with the beating of two men at a parking lot in downtown Palo Alto.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Life

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

Bourbon St. Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others.


Related Topix: Belle Chasse, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life