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Japan to arm remote western island, risking more China tension

Japan is sending 100 soldiers and radar to its westernmost outpost, a tropical island off Taiwan, in a deployment that risks angering China with ties between Asia's biggest economies already hurt by a dispute over nearby islands they both claim.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Deputy forced to shoot Fishers K-9 after attack

A Fishers Police K-9 was fatally shot Wednesday after it latched onto an off-duty officer's arm and would not let go.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Former FAU police officer convicted of 2011 murder

Jimmy Dac Ho, 51, sits in the Palm Beach County Courthouse during his trial for the death of Sheri Carter, 29. On Thursday, jurors convicted Ho of first-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Palm Beach County, FL, Life, Florida Atlantic University, Boynton Beach, FL

13WMAZ.com

Rutland student charged for handgun in car

A Rutland High School student was charged with having a loaded handgun inside a car in the school parking lot.

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WDTN-TV Dayton

Police offering free womena s self defense course

That's the message from Moraine Police. The department is offering free women's self defense courses during the month of May. They'll be teaching the Rape Aggression Defense program, or R.A.D. The classes will be held at the Moraine Civic Center on Kreitzer Rd. on Wednesdays, from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

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DC Military

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Gains Momentum

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month , Naval District Washington is hosting a variety of events and classes, including self defense courses.

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CBS Local

Putin: 'Nonsense' That Russian Forces Causing Unrest In Eastern Ukraine

Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine as "nonsense," but expressed hope for success of four-way talks on settling the crisis.

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Greenwich Citizen

Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion

A young man dressed in traditional attire holds an assault rifle during a ceremony in La Ruana community, state of Michoacan, Mexico, on February 24, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Second trial is set in Norfolk Rite Aid killing

A new trial for Bernell Benn, who maintains he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a man at a Rite Aid pharmacy, was set Wednesday for Aug. 18. Benn faces a voluntary manslaughter charge in the August 2012 death of Ramon Colorado, who sprayed Benn with pepper spray after the two exchanged words over who was first in line.

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Kitsap Sun

No charges in Poulsbo shooting; rape defendant pleads not guilty

A Poulsbo man was justified in shooting a house guest during a February confrontation, the Kitsap County prosecutor said this week, saying the shooting was in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Poulsbo, WA, Kitsap County, WA, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WIFR

Dog Gets Second Chance at Life

A dog's loyalty is hard to measure, but we can only imagine what was going through the mind of 6-month-old Chloe, the pit bull whose owner was gunned down in front of her.

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MLive.com

Judge responds angrily after convicted murdered Camia Gamet interrupts aunt of victim

As Diana Banks-Joiner stood in a courtroom and spoke of the abuse her nephew Marcel Hill endured at the hands of Camia Gamet, a woman he loved, his killer interrupted.

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Deseret News

Drew Clark: Meaning of 'thou shalt not kill' not as clear as that of murder

Few things are as controversial as the injunction than Thou shalt not kill. While there may be little disagreement about what constitutes murder, we are likely to long remain divided over what it means.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Prison, Death Penalty, Life

Boston Herald

Turners Falls man acquitted of shooting

The Recorder reports that Corey Sutton was acquitted Tuesday by a Greenfield Superior Court jury of charges related to the December 2012 shooting of Zachery Drew in Orange.

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Cincinnati.com

Conviction in stabbings of mom, daughter

Brian Everett won't be eligible for parole from prison until age 70 after a Hamilton County jury convicted him of murder for killing a mother and daughter in 2012.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Glendale News-Press

Women's defense class postponed once again

For years, Glendale's Commission on the Status of Women has hosted self-defense classes in April on city property for women and girls in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but this year, the National Coalition of Men has written to the city requesting males be permitted to attend the class, too.

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West Virginia Metro

Putnam prosecutor says shooting appears to be self-defense

Putnam County prosecutors Mark Sorsaia said he hasn't decided if he'll present a case of a Red House woman who shot her estranged boyfriend to the grand jury.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Brian Everett found guilty in mother-daughter murder trial

JUST REACHED... IN THE TRIAL OF A MAN... ACCUSED OF KILLING A WOMAN.. AND HER 12 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.

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MLive.com

Flint teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder in shooting of 21-year-old Mt. Morris Township man

A Flint teen has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a 21-year-old man outside a Mt.

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