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2 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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6 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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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

ABC News

US Transfers 2 Yemenis Held in Bagram Prison

Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Brandon Sun

Miley Cyrus' date to MTV awards show wanted by Oregon police on criminal trespassing charges

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

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Fox News

Man accused of running investment fraud scheme sentenced in Georgia to 5 years in prison

A judge has sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Proctorville, OH, University of Georgia

Daily Mail

Burglar falls 100ft to his death after trying to use a telephone...

Stranded Man! Stunning aerial pictures show tens of thousands marooned at the gates of Burning Man as festival is POSTPONED after rare heavy rains turn desert site into a quagmire Moment Michael Brown was shot dead 'caught on audio recording': FBI handed potentially damning tape of ELEVEN rounds being fired - including final volley of 'kill shots' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston

Brandon Sun

News organizations sue Oklahoma prisons director over blocked view of botched execution

Oklahoma prison officials violated the Constitution's First Amendment when they prevented reporters from viewing portions of the botched execution of a death row inmate earlier this year, two news organizations claim in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma State Penitentiary, McAlester, OK, State Prisons

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