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  1. Debate Challenge to Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    I do not believe that a pro-genital-cutting woman should ever be elected to the presidency because to be pro-circumcision is to be opposed to protecting children from an obvious malum in se crime against their bodily integrity. I can not imagine any mother, that once fully informed, would ever advocate doing this to her own child.

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  2. Trial for accused kidnapper to startRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Star

    Trial is expected to begin Monday for the man accused of kidnapping a woman, sexually assaulting her and forcing her at gunpoint to drive before she escaped by crashing her car in front of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Michael Antwon Fuller, 24, is charged with kidnapping, first-degree assault and battery, first-degree criminal sexual conduct, unlawful carrying of a pistol, possession of a stolen pistol and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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  3. Gary Griffith calls for Police Service auditRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Whereas it is noteworthy that some degree of action is being taken with regards to the disturbing "Day of Total Policing" and it is not being swept under the carpet, the Alliance of Independents believes that this problem did not start on the day that the country was virtually held to ransom. In a statement yesterday from former national security minister, now Allliance of Independents national security adviser, Gary Griffith said it happened because of years of neglect of not dealing with the real core issues that the Police Service faces on a daily basis.

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  4. Report: DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unitRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000, The Washington Post reported. Twenty-six of the 28 examiners overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, the Post reported Saturday, citing information from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project.

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  5. Charges dropped in police shooting of unarmed Kansas City manRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Kansas City cop once charged in shooting of unarmed man said he thought the man was reaching for a gun Prosecutors in Missouri have dropped all charges against a Kansas City police officer who was charged in the nonfatal shooting of an unarmed man, arguing the case was not strong enough to secure a conviction. In February, a state grand jury determined there was probable cause to indict Jacob Ramsey, 31, on charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the June 24 shooting of 37-year-old Anthony Contreras.

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  6. FBI and Justice Department admit forensic experts gave flawed...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The FBI and Justice Department have admitted forensic examiners from a DNA unit gave flawed evidence at nearly all criminal trials spanning 20 years. It has been reported that 26 employees in the agency's microscopic hair comparison laboratory overstated forensic matches so they favored prosecutors in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  7. Synthetic marijuana sends users to emergency roomRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Synthetic marijuana has sent 160 people to hospitals in New York state in a little over a week, a spike that prompted authorities to warn Friday that the drug is dangerous and illegal. Over 120 emergency-room visits since April 8 linked to synthetic pot - known by "spice," ''K2," ''green giant" and other street names - have been in New York City, its Health Department said Friday.

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  8. Former DPP was not told of Janner sex abuse claimsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald, has said it was a "serious failing" by prosecutors that he was not informed of an investigation into historical child sexual abuse by ex- Labour MP Lord Janner.

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  9. Attorney seeks to bar release of video in police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC 27

    "Toby got out. It was New Years Eve and he didn't have his collar on," recalls Rick Krout, "He was gone for two weeks and I was out every da HARRISBURG, Pa.

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  10. Teen admits to 2008 killing of Nick Parisot in WiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Nearly seven years after 11-year-old Nicolas Parisot was killed riding a dirt bike through the woods of Wilton, the person who strung the rope between the two trees Parisot rode through that June day has come forward to claim responsibility. During a civil hearing in a Stamford courtroom Friday, 18-year-old John Tully Knight , whose childhood home sloped down to the woods where Parisot was clotheslined and killed, stood before Judge Terence Zemetis and said, "Yes.

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  11. Forum explores police relations in El Cerrito, RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    El Cerrito and Richmond residents had a chance to ask questions and clear the air about relations involving the two communities and their police departments in a forum Saturday sponsored by the El Cerrito NAACP. El Cerrito police Chief Sylvia Moir and Richmond Deputy Chief Allwyn Brown explained the parameters that govern police behavior at the meeting, attended by about 50 to 60 residents at St. Peter CME Church.

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  12. Valencia Doctor Indicted in $6.5 Million Medicare Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    An indictment was unsealed today charging a doctor from Valencia, California, with operating a $6.5 million scheme to defraud the Medicare program by billing Medicare for medical services that were not actually provided. Gary J. Ordog, 60, of Valencia, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the Central District of California on March 27, 2015, for nine counts of health care fraud.

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  13. Member of Hacking Group Sentenced to Federal Prison for Intrusions...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    A member of the SwaggSec hacking group was sentenced today to three years in federal prison for participating in a series of computer attacks that compromised computer systems at DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and the Los Angeles Department of Public Works. Mario Patrick Chuisano, 32, of Staten Island, New York, who used the online monikers "fame" and "infam0us," was sentenced this morning in Los Angeles by United States District Judge S. James Otero.

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  14. Bulletin Board for Sunday, April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    Sunday, April 19: 3 p.m. A spring selection of old and new gospel and contemporary music will be performed by The Holy Rosary Parish choir in the church at 305 Walnut St. Music Director Julie Reeves will be directing the 30-member choir and instrumentalists who donate their time singing at the 10 a.m., Mass every Sunday from September to June. The concert is free, but a free-will donation will be accepted.

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  15. FBI overstated forensic hair matches for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Nation's largest post-conviction review shows FBI examiners misstated forensic results in 95 percent of 268 trials before 2000. Washington a The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

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  16. Police: Rocky Point Woman, Colleen Lopez, 47, Charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

    Suffolk County Police arrested a Rocky Point woman for driving while intoxicated with a 13-year-old female child in the vehicle last evening. According to police, Colleen Lopez, 47, was driving a 2003 Chevy Tahoe on Patchogue Yaphank Road when she was observed by a patrol officer assigned to DWI Enforcement as a member of the Safe-T Team at 8:40 p.m. An investigation by the officer revealed that Lopez was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger in violation of Leandra's Law and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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  17. Charges dismissed against Missouri officer in shootingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    A " Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Missouri police officer who was indicted in the nonfatal shooting of a man during an arrest last summer, saying they wouldn't have been able to get a conviction.

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  18. General Election 2015: Manifestos are dull - all the more reason to check the small printRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Independent

    The City was shocked when Labour made the Bank of England independent on winning the 1997 general election. Some complained that the party had made no mention of such a move in its manifesto.

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  19. Who wins on childcare? Nursery battles really matterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Independent

    If Labour wins, there will be a explosion in the creation of private firms providing wraparound childcare, which is fine, but only if they know what they're doing It's a bit late for this campaign, but I have a business idea for the 2020 general election: special emergency childcare for political people. My Election Nannies business might be a little niche and short-lived.

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  20. Rs 5 million robbery When cops are away, criminals will playRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The protesters were carrying placards against police and increasing crime related issues in the city. They shouted slogans against law enforcers for their failure to control crime as well as law and order across the city.

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