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  1. Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong. The men claimed self-defense, but federal prosecutors argued that they had shown "a grave indifference" to the carnage their actions would cause.

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  2. Columbiana County Common PleasRead the original story

    47 min ago | The Review

    An East Liverpool man with prior domestic violence convictions received probation for another. Rowdy J. Fickes, 49, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, was sentenced to three years probation by Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam after previously pleading guilty to felony domestic violence.

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  3. The Affordable yet Amazing Rifle Scopes- Nightforce SHV ScopesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... for the various kinds of recreational hunting and shooting while the other is used for police personnel, self defense and military uses. The basic difference, between them, is the source of light. The tactical scopes perform with the help of ...

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  4. Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    A federal jury on Wednesday convicted four Blackwater Worldwide guards in the fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqis, seven years after the American security contractors fired machine guns and grenades into a Baghdad traffic circle in one of the most ignominious chapters of the Iraq war. The guilty verdicts on murder, manslaughter, and gun charges marked a sweeping victory for prosecutors, who argued in an 11-week trial that the defendants fired recklessly and out of control in a botched security operation after one of them falsely claimed to believe the driver of an approaching vehicle was a car bomber.

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  5. Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Baghdad shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Paradise Post

    Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong. The men claimed self-defense, but federal prosecutors argued that they had shown "a grave indifference" to the carnage their actions would cause.

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  6. In Humorous Mystery, Even Paradise Can be DangerousRead the original story

    54 min ago | PR.com

    Honolulu, HI, October 23, 2014 -- -- In With Murder You Get Sushi, the third book in the Miss-Information Technology Mystery series, Emma Jones, IT consultant, corpse magnet, and sometime sleuth doesn't realize her assignment in Hawai'i will be such a blast until a car bomb deposits Yet Another Stiff in her path: Greg Walker, a loathsome Lothario and despised real estate developer. Suspects abound, including a former Miss Lentil Beauty queen and the Yakuza, the Japanese mafia.

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  7. Redway man killed by gunshot, 3rd homicide case for sheriff's office this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times-Standard

    ... days, including the fatal shooting of a man in Shelter Cove on Monday, which officials said appeared to be self defense. No arrest was made and the case will be forwarded to the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office. A second homicide ...

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  8. Black Mob Violence on Campus: Soft Targets EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | American Thinker

    "Of course violence is going to happen when you have 1,000-plus people intoxicated at a party," Gant told WHIO. She was talking about a recent riot -- that local media refused to call a riot -- on the campus of Central State University, a black school in Ohio.

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  9. Lawyers for convicted Blackwater guards to appealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Lawyers for four former Blackwater security guards convicted in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad plan to appeal, they said. The convictions stemmed from an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

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  10. Jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trialRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    In this Sept. 25, 2007 file photo, an Iraqi traffic policeman inspects a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq.

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  11. No murder charge in stabbing of Manchester man in 'Black Acres;' self-defense claimedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    The Attorney General's Office and Manchester police have been investigating the death of Gagnon, 22, of 73 B St., since he was stabbed in the chest on Feb. 2 in Black Acres.

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  12. Death Watch: San Antonio Gun BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    Ultimately, it mattered not whom Miguel Paredes killed but rather if his trial jury could determine that he assisted in or enforced the deaths of two of three individuals who lost their lives in September 2000.

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  13. Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in Iraq Shooting DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    A federal jury Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater USA private security guards in the shooting deaths of 14 Iraqis in a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, closing a chapter in a saga that complicated U.S.-Iraq relations. The guards were convicted on nearly every one of the 32 charges they faced.

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  14. Court docs: Murder suspect 'likes to stab people'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The homeless men involved in a Portland man's murder thought often about killing others, according to court documents released Court docs: Murder suspect 'likes to stab people' PORTLAND, Ore.

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  15. Jury trial begins in 2012 Vallejo fatal stabbing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    ... did it, but why did this happen," Rios said. "(Wiess) never intended to kill Miss Mathisen and was acting in self defense from Mr. O'Reilly." She told the jurors that Wiess had been diagnosed with mental illness and that he was acting strangely at ...

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  16. Four Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 killing of unarmed IraqisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    A U.S. jury Wednesday found four former Blackwater Worldwide guards guilty of murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the 2007 killings of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle, one of the most ignominious chapters of the Iraq war. The defendants were charged with the deaths of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of 17 others at Baghdad's Nisour Square shortly after noon on Sept.

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  17. Americans convicted in Iraq shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    In this Sept. 25, 2007 file photo, an Iraqi traffic policeman inspects a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq.

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  18. Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Leads Self-Defense Workshop for StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC29

    Students at the University of Virginia are teaming up with a Charlottesville martial arts group to learn some basic self-defense skills. They say there is now a heightened focus on personal safety in light of Hannah Graham's disappearance.

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  19. In Brief: Libyan army troops advance into BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Libyan army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern city, which has been under control of Islamist militias. The advance was a significant boost to the troops, though fighting was still raging in Benghazi and the army had a long battle ahead, said Meloud al-Zewi, a spokesman for Libya's special forces.

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  20. Four Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Shootings of 31 Unarmed Iraqi CiviliansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Journal

    Summary: Four military veterans were convicted on Wednesday for their part in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi citizens and wounded 17 more. In 2007, 14 Iraqi citizens were killed and another 17 were wounded when American security contractors fired machine guns and grenades into a traffic circle in Baghdad.

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