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36 min ago | KIII

High school buddies followed similar path to jihad

The two high school buddies loved to shoot hoops and crack jokes with their friends.

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36 min ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

No jail for man arrested amid Hoffman death probe

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oklahoma, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

2 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

3 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Matt Stroud named AP reporter in Morgantown, W.Va.

Matt Stroud, a reporter covering criminal justice for technology website The Verge, is joining The Associated Press as a correspondent based in Morgantown, home of West Virginia University.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV, West Virginia University, Point Park University, Park University

7 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

John Lennon's killer sorry for being 'an idiot'

This May 15, 2012 photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections shows Mark David Chapman at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, N.Y. Chapman, John Lennon's imprisoned killer, says he still gets letters about the pain he has caused.

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Related Topix: Alden, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

California terrorism suspect denies US attack plot

A terrorism suspect from California who was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists said in jailhouse interviews that he never intended to carry out attacks in the United States.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

16 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Prosecutor urges jury to convict Blackwater guards

A prosecutor told a federal jury on Wednesday that four Blackwater guards unleashed a hail of gunfire on more than 30 innocent Iraqi civilians seven years ago, leaving "bloody, bullet-riddled corpses" at Nisoor Square in downtown Baghdad.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Click Orlando

Miley Cyrus' 'homeless' VMA date faces arrest

The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday faces arrest in Oregon, a corrections official said.

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Related Topix: Polk County, OR, Salem, OR, Entertainment

Cybercast News Service

Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, ACLU

680News

Venice Watch: Empty chairs for imprisoned filmmakers; Korean director backs ferry families

VENICE, Italy - VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red-carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Pieta

KSSN-FM Little Rock

Indiana 'Feticide' Charge Is the Latest Fallout From States' Strict Anti-Abortion Laws

Anyone who doubts that laws restricting abortion rights actually restrict the freedom of women to fundamentally control their bodies and health should look at Indiana.

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Related Topix: St Joseph County, IN

Washington Times

Missouri governor Jay Nixon names new public safety director

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, 9, Riot

Cybercast News Service

Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, ACLU

Harvard Hillside

Venice Watch: Fest supports imprisoned filmmakers

VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red-carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Pieta

The China Post

US man who may have joined IS allegedly killed in Syria

Minnesota An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State , a U.S. official said.

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Related Topix: Minnesota

TheBostonChannel.com

Journalist held in Syria returns to US

The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey, before reuniting with his mother in Boston, his family said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Cambridge, MA, Opinion

WHAM-AM Rochester

Nurse Gets Prison Time for ID Theft Scheme

A hospital nurse has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison for an identity theft scheme using patient information.

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Related Topix: State Prisons

Fox News

US criticizes prison terms against 3 Vietnamese democracy activists on 'bogus' traffic charges

Human rights groups have described the charges used to convict Bui Thi Minh Hang, Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh and Nguyen Van Minh to 3 years, 2 years and 2 1/2 years respectively on Tuesday as "bogus."

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Related Topix: Vietnam, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Republic

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

A former hit man for Pablo Escobar , who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin's army of assassins, was freed from prison on Tuesday amid angry protests by his many alleged victims.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Maximum Security, State Prisons,

ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Military Prisons, Cuba, US Navy, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Newport, RI

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