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53 min ago | KIII

Defendants Take The Stand in Longbine Trial

From the Nueces County Courthouse, it was time for the defense to present witnesses in the father-daughter murder trial.

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Related Topix: Life

4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Jury to decide if Oakland mother was murdered, or a casualty of a self-defense shooting

Jury deliberations are expected to begin Wednesday at the trial of an Oakland man who says he was acting in self-defense when he killed a 39-year-old woman and wounded her boyfriend in East Oakland last year.

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Related Topix: Life

4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Driver claims self-defense in Silks accident

A driver claims he was protecting himself when his vehicle hit and injured a bouncer outside a men's club.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Harbor, FL

4 hrs ago | ABC15.com

PD: Man arrested for murder hours after release

A man released from prison on Sunday is now suspected in a shooting death that occurred just hours after his release.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Detroit self-defense training and fitness class

It's that time of the year when kids are heading back to school. Some are excited and ready to make new friends or see old ones that they didn't get to hang with all summer.

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Related Topix: Life

10 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Boulder judge: Libyan refugee's prior cases not allowed at assault trial unless self-defense claimed

Iman Al-Obeidi, who says she was sexually assaulted by Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's men, is led away March 26, 2011, by authorities of the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, where she was coming to tell her story to journalists.

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Related Topix: Life, Boulder, CO, World News, Africa, Libya, Boulder County, CO

11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself aboard ship, navy admits

Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of staff of Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force speaking to the press about a sailor killed himself onboard his ship after being persistently bullied by a superior.

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Related Topix: Life, Suicide

15 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Life, Prison

15 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Crewman's suicide points to bullying culture in MSDF

A string of suicides linked to bullying in the Maritime Self-Defense Force has raised suspicions that other cases have not yet been addressed.

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Related Topix: Life

19 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Australia leaning toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet

Japan and Australia are leaning toward a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military, in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people familiar with the talks said.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Life,

22 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Jury Acquits Lansdale Man of Assault Charges in Bar Fight

A Lansdale man has been acquitted of aggravated and simple assault charges by a Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas jury stemming from his alleged role in a fight at Third & Walnut Bar and Lounge, according to The Reporter Online.

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Related Topix: Life

22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Self-defense document: Deltona woman killed neighbor with ice pick

A Deltona woman plunged an ice pick into a man's eye and strangled him as they sat in a car at a cemetery because he was coming at her and threatening to kill her and her children, according to her stand-your-ground motion.

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Related Topix: Deltona, FL, Life, Sanford, FL

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Ferguson police now wearing cameras: How much might that help?

Police in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras, and reports suggest that interest in the technology among police departments nationwide has spiked since unrest swept the St. Louis suburb last month.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Life, St Louis County, MO, US News

Deseret News

Jury trial set to begin for man accused of killing cousin in Uintah County

Jose Leiva-Perez leaves an 8th District courtroom Dec. 17, 2013, after listening to a judge's findings of fact in response to a defense motion to suppress his statements to police.

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Related Topix: Vernal, UT, Fort Duchesne, UT, Life

Psychology Today

Psychological Tweetments

Faster Than Light There is something faster than the speed of light, the speed at which, when we're angry at someone for something, we forget that we've done the same thing.

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Related Topix: Life

Switched

How Does Wilson Fire Six Shots, While Getting Beaten, Without Gunshot Residue On Michael Brown?

Darren Wilson might eventually be exonerated for the death of Michael Brown and there's a chance he indeed acted appropriately, at least in terms of self-defense, that fateful day.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sun-Star

CA upholds verdict for 2 frat members

THE Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of two members of the Alpha Kappa Rho fraternity for the death of a 19-year-old business management student they mistook to be a rival group member in 2003.

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Related Topix: Tau Gamma Phi, Student Society, Fraternities, Life

Breitbart.com

United Nations Censures American Law Enforcement as Racist

On August 29, a UN panel on racism urged the United States to "review" its stand your ground-styled self-defense laws and demanded it put a halt to the excessive use of force by police.

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Related Topix: Life

San Diego Reader

Community turns on North Park attacker

Saturday, August 30, the Xtreme Justice League showed up at a North Park informational forum pertaining to the six recent nighttime attacks on women.

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Related Topix: Life

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.

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

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