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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Glendale, CA

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Putnam County, WV, Red House, WV

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Life

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Flint, MI, Life

14 hrs ago | NSSF

Gun Laws in Some U.S. Cities More Similar to Highly-Restrictive Mexico than to the Rest of America

The Second Amendment, as affirmed by the Heller and McDonald cases, protects the right of American citizens to possess guns regardless of geographic boundaries within the U.S., yet cities like Washington, D.C. and Chicago make gun ownership very difficult .

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Related Topix: Guns, Life, World News, Mexico

18 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

Michael Gerson: In the Central African Republic, the only rule is terror

The tents of displaced people reach nearly up to the runway at the airport - the first impression of a nation in flight and in fear.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Life

22 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

'I'm going to jail, aren't I?': Marin homicide case captured in chilling phone calls

Ken Neville's words were captured on a recorded 911 call in the seconds after he killed Stachaun Jackson last month in Dillon Beach, according to newly available court documents.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dillon Beach, CA, Life

Yesterday | KLTV Tyler

Authorities identify woman who allegedly shot, killed boyfriend

An East Texas man is dead after police say his girlfriend shot him twice in self defense.

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Related Topix: Life, Harrison County, TX, Hallsville, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

U.N.: Woman to die for killing her rapist

The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execution of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder.

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

The Lebanon Daily News

Woman qualifies for execution in hammer killing

Jurors decided Monday that an Arizona woman convicted of killing her husband with a hammer qualifies for the death penalty because she carried out the killing in a cruel way.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Life

FOX23

Troy teen's murder trial set to begin after jury selection

Trinity Copeland was released from the Rensselaer County Jail in May 2013, when the murder indictment against the teen was dropped.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer County, NY, Life

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'I Did Not Fire at Reeva!' Oscar Pistorius Wails About Shooting

Oscar Pistorius broke down in the witness stand Monday as prosecutor Gerrie Nel relentlessly quizzed him about the precise details on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Life

Arab Times

'Merely a quarrel, did not intend to kill him'

KUWAIT CITY, April 13: The Appeals Court presided over by Judge Ali Al-Derai adjourned to May 5 the appeal filed by four suspects charged for the murder of the Lebanese doctor at Avenues Mall.

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Related Topix: Life

Sun Apr 13, 2014

FindLaw

What Happens When Cops Kill Innocent People?

John Winkler, 30, a production assistant on Comedy Central's "Tosh.0," was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sherriff's deputies Monday, after fleeing an apartment where he was being held hostage, reports the Los Angeles Times .

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Star-Telegram.com

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heading to trial

A central Minnesota man who claimed he was defending himself when he repeatedly shot and killed two unarmed teenagers in his home is scheduled to go on trial on murder charges.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Teenagers, Little Falls, MN, Life

Patch.com

Greenwich PD To Offer Women's Self-Defense Class

The Greenwich Police Department is accepting applications for the 2014 Spring program is open to female applicants between 18 to 55 years.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Life

Daily Pundit

Yawn: Another Hysterical Gun-Phobic Sissy Whines About People Having Too Much Liberty

How do you take an unstable situation, be it a Hurricane Sandy-ish storm making shore, an accident causing mass casualties or a riot, and make it even more fun for those unlucky enough to be caught in it? Why add in the carte blanche right of amateurs to carry assault weapons and pistols with high-capacity magazines, and that ought to do it.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Life, US News, Conservative Political News

Examiner.com

'Oculus' casts a terrifying reflection

This is the second trailer for the horror genre film "Oculus". A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Life, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Surviving A Stabbing - Self-Defense Class Teaches Life Saving Skills

According to self-defense instructors getting attacked with a knife can be more deadly than being shot.

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Related Topix: Life, Fresno, CA

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