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UN Security Council Meets On Rights In North Korea

The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world," and he told reporters that most council members "expressly said" the matter should be referred to the International ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Police search home of highway shooting suspect

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Education Etc., US Military, US Navy, University of Mississippi

The Fresno Bee

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Oregon, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

WATE-TV Knoxville

US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white... A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Train Disaster

KXXV-TV Waco

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 years

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Train Disaster

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

The Fresno Bee

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40,000 debit and credit card numbers of Target shoppers and other personal information from as many as 70 million people in the pre-Christmas breach.

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Related Topix: US Secret Service, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Northern Michigan News

Suspect found guilty in 4 Omaha shooting deaths

A Nebraska man described by one prison psychiatrist as a "psychopath" and "one of the most dangerous people" the doctor had ever evaluated was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of four Omaha people last summer.

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CBC News

Putin denies Russian special forces are in eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a live broadcast nationwide phone-in in Moscow.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Cold War, Entertainment, Television, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wausau Daily Herald

Feds say drug kingpin targeted prosecutors in Del.

A DEA a??trapa? vehicle before it was loaded onto an Air National Guard C-17 at New Castle Airport as part of a DEA operation to track a cocaine network to its source.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, World News, Mexico,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Times

Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill.

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Related Topix: Niles, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Kansas shooter admired 'lone wolf' assailants

The white supremacist accused of killing three people at Jewish sites in Kansas City was a vocal supporter of "lone wolf" attackers Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment in New Century, Kan., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

'Kill switch' may be standard on U.S. phones in 2015'Kill switch' may ...

The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015, according to a pledge backed by most of the mobile world's major players.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.

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Related Topix: Southeast Correctional Center, State Prisons, Charleston, MO

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison

Robert Rizzo apologized during sentencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court, telling the judge he breached the public's confidence.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Federal Prisons, State Prisons

KSAT-TV San Antonio

South Texas surveyor pleads guilty to bribery

A South Texas surveyor and consultant has pleaded guilty to bribing officials of a Texas border county for public works contracts.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Maverick County, TX

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily World

Backpage.com killer stays in cell on sentencing day

On Tuesday, the families were supposed to be able confront the man convicted of killing the four young women , voice their sorrow and anger in court and then watch him as he was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison without a chance of parole.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Macomb County, MI, Sterling Heights, MI

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cold case closed: Missing girls died in car accident

Authorities announced Tuesday that the skeletal remains found inside a car last September belonged to two teens who had been missing for 40 years and that they had died in a car crash.

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Related Topix: Elk Point, SD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons

National Public Radio

Texas Candidate Faces Thorny Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Death Penalty, Rick Perry, US Governors

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