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27 min ago | Free Republic

Bloomberg Rebuts Idea that Guns Can Be Used in Self-Defense

In his continuing battle against the right of individuals to bear arms, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pooh-poohed the idea that guns might be a valid or necessary tool of self-defense.

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Related Topix: Life, New York, NY

4 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Kimanie King, Senior at Piper High Who Stabbed Teen Multiple Times,...

Kimanie King, the 18-year-old senior at Piper High School who was arrested for stabbing another student on Thursday , appeared at his first court hearing Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Life, Sunrise, FL

8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Mercy for Iran woman on death row if she tells 'truth'

The mother of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, slaps Balal who killed her son during the execution ceremony in Nowshahr just before she removed the noose around his neck, sparing the life of her son's convicted murderer.

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

9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico

Mexico's crackdown on drugs and corruption intensified this week with the arrests of the reputed second in command of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and the mayor of a Michoacan city once controlled by the Knights Templar criminal gang.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Life,

14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Author Teaches Children How to Defeat Bullies in 'Hal Knows Martial Arts'

According to NBC News, the effects of bullying can linger in a child's life long after the bullying has ended.

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Related Topix: Life

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Murder trial ends with no decision

The murder trial of Gary Hall ended Tuesday night in the 15th Circuit Court in Poplarville after the jury was unable to come to a decision.

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Related Topix: Poplarville, MS, Life, Violent Crime, Hancock County, MS, Pearl River County, MS

Knoxville News Sentinel

Michigan judge erupts during sentencing of woman convicted of killing ...

Not physically, but certainly by his stinging words. He had a lot of words for 31-year-old Camia Gamet, the woman convicted of killing her boyfriend Marcel Hill in March 2013.

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Related Topix: Life, Sports

Daily Kos

Connecticut's Individual Right to Arms - 190 Years Before Heller

There is no ambiguity in Connecticut's constitutional right to armed self-defense.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Life, US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Alabama Live

Tuscaloosa woman stabs another after being attacked with beer bottle, police rule it self-defense

Investigators in Tuscaloosa have released a woman they originally detained for stabbing two people, saying she was protecting herself from a woman who attacked her with a beer bottle in her own home.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Life, Alberta, AL

Reuters

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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Related Topix: Life

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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Related Topix: Life

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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Related Topix: Rutland, VT, Life

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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Related Topix: Life, Moraine, OH

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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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

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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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Life, Prison

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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Related Topix: Mexico, World News, Life,

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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Related Topix: Life

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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Related Topix: Life

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