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  1. NY Times editorial: Prosecute Torturers and Their BossesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    These are, simply, crimes. They are prohibited by federal law , which defines torture as the intentional infliction of "severe physical or mental pain or suffering."

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  2. QB Jameis Winston cleared in conduct hearingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Morning Journal

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote in a letter to Winston that the evidence was "insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof."

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  3. 5 Things You Can Do After The ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    DECEMBER 13: Demonstrators stage a sit-in along Michigan Avenue to protest police abuse. The protests was one of many staged nationwide in response to grand juries' failure to indict police officers involved in the the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York.

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  4. Jameis Winston Cleared In Campus Sexual Assault HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote in a letter to Winston that the evidence was "insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof."

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  5. Jameis Winston Cleared of Florida State Conduct Violations, Attorney SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

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  6. Dromgoole: Author writes about Texas murder mysteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If you like a good murder mystery that gets straight to the point, "Murder Most Texan" by Bartee Haile might be just what you're looking for . Bartee, a longtime newspaper columnist and true crime writer from the Houston area, relates 16 murder stories in this collection.

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  7. Kamala Harris sees safeguards in D.A.s prosecuting police...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    The furor over the non-indictments of white police officers for killing unarmed black men in Missouri and New York has led to widespread calls for states to take such cases away from local district attorneys, who work with police every day and often depend on their support for re-election. Many advocacy groups and legal commentators have called for a new system of reviewing potential criminal cases against police officers.

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  8. ‘Data nerd’ finds way to help foster more effective policingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Successful crime fighting is more about brains than brawn, and in the future it will be even more so. That's going to make criminal justice more fair, outcomes better and all of us safer.

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  9. FSU clears quarterback Jameis Winston of code of conduct violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of four university conduct violations Sunday after a retired judge determined that 2-year-old sexual assault allegations amounted to a convoluted he-said, she-said case. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote that Winston and his accuser provided contradictory stories of their December 2012 sexual encounter.

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  10. Greater threat of sex offenders denied new startRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Garda Commissioner Noirin O' Sullivan at Garda HQ in the Phoenix Park, Dublin following her appointment as Garda Commissioner. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins Sex offenders who are denied the opportunity to start a fresh life within the community pose greater risks of striking again than those who are housed.

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  11. Q&A: Why campus rape victims usually don't reportRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Only about 20 percent of campus sexual assault victims go to police, according to a new Justice Department report providing insight into why so many victims choose not to pursue criminal charges. About one in 10 say they don't think what happened to them is important enough to bring to the attention of police.

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  12. Four seriously injured in single car head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    Three youths and an adult male suffered serious injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in struck a bridge abutment head-on near Wallaceburg Saturday afternoon. Chatham-Kent police responded to the scene of the collision on Kimble Road just after 2 p.m. for report of a collision involving one vehicle.

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  13. Steven M. Kayman, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP to Speak at KC's Trade Secret TheftRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 21, 2014 - NEW YORK -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steven M. Kayman, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Trade Secret Theft in the Information Age: Defensive and Offensive Strategies for Prevention and Mitigation". This event is scheduled for January 14, 2015 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm .

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  14. I sympathize with the NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    A heinous crime occurs against two random cops, simply because they're in the wrong place at the wrong time . What a great opportunity! What a chance for the lowest of the low, the scum of the earth - the murdering pigs of the NYPD, and their judicial enablers - to actually garner some sympathy from all corners, were they to accept it with graciousness.

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  15. Ole Miss QB signee Chad Kelly arrested after scuffle with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Chad Kelly was dismissed at Clemson this April for what Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney deemed "conduct detrimental to our program" but, after a season spent leading East Mississippi Community College to a national title, reclaimed his major college football destiny by signing with Ole Miss earlier this month . Back home in his native Buffalo, Kelly was arrested early Sunday morning after fighting with bouncers at a local watering hole and later scuffling with police, reports the Buffalo News .

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  16. Texan of the Year finalist: C.J. GrishamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    "We were not a bunch of rabble-rousers; we were just out there to educate people that there is nothing to be afraid about seeing a gun in the hands of law-abiding citizens," Open Carry Texas founder C.J. Grisham says. C.J. Grisham's mission to legalize the open carrying of handguns began on a hike with his teenage son along a country road in Bell County.

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  17. Crown will not appeal petrol death sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    KILLED: Terry Martin Smith, 55, suffered petrol burns to about 30 per cent of his body in his Woolston bedroom. KILLERS: Shay Barry Webster , 22, and Jason Alistor Barr, 44, have each been jailed for more than five years in prison for dousing a man in petrol and lighting him on fire The Crown will not appeal against the jail sentences imposed on two men convicted of killing a man by dousing him with petrol and setting him alight.

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  18. Pence goes without issuing pardon in first two yearsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

    Gov. Mike Pence, who has said he wants Indiana to be a leader in giving criminals who've served their time a second chance, hasn't granted a single pardon during his first two years in office.

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  19. Vintage Grisham. 'Gray Mountain'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    So-called Big Law hasn't been the same since the recession of 2008. Samantha Kofers, the heroine of "Gray Mountain," John Grisham 's latest legal thriller, is a casualty of the collapse.

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  20. Cartoon - Black TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    On Saturday a deranged lunatic killed two New York City police officers while they were sitting in their car in Brooklyn. Earlier in the day the same psychopath shot his girlfriend in Baltimore.

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