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  1. Texas Resident Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISILRead the original story

    3 min ago | The Family Badge

    Asher Abid Khan, 20, was taken into custody this morning without incident. He is expected to make his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frances H. Stacy of the Southern District of Texas today.

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  2. Roads to Nowhere: Do Voters Really Want More?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

    Science Editor Andrew Freedman on deadly TX, OK flooding; Good news out of Ireland; A 'GyroCopter Guy' update; PLUS: Our report from the Santa Barbara oil spill... Reading material said to have been on the al-Qaeda leader's shelf when he was killed may not be a surprise to BRAD BLOG readers... Major oil spill off CA coast; New settlement in 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill; Fossil fuels subsidized $5 TRILLION/year; PLUS : Obama to Coast Guard cadets: climate threatens NatSec... AL's former Dem Governor's request denied.

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  3. Lincoln man sentenced for conspiracy to distribute methRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KLKN

    Press Release: United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Jason Michael Leatherwood, 41, of Lincoln, was sentenced to 10 years and eight months, , in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine between about October of 2012 and April of 2014. Following the prison term, Leatherwood will serve five years on supervised release.

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  4. Texas woman sentenced for adoption fraud of Kansas coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Kansas couple in an adoption scheme. Federal prosecutors say Rippey admitted that she took $22,225 from a Shawnee, Kansas, couple who believed she was pregnant with twins and who wanted to adopt the children.

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  5. Texas man accused of conspiring to back ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A U.S. Attorney's Office statement says Asher Abid Khan was arrested Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. A criminal complaint says the 20-year-old Spring resident and a friend planned to travel to Turkey, then Syria, with the intent of joining and fighting with ISIS.

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  6. Five Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Smuggling Cocaine Into Kansas City AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    Valencia was sentenced to 24 years and four months in federal prison without parole. Octavio Rangel-Ortega was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison without parole.

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  7. Calif. Wildfire Lighter Ordered to Pay $6.5M to Forest ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    A Perris man was sentenced Tuesday to more than six years in federal prison and ordered to pay about $6.5 million in restitution to the U.S. Forest Service after fires he lighted at a marijuana growing site sparked a 1,600-acre wildfire. Edgardo Fournier, who also goes by Edgardo Fournier-Nigaglioni, pleaded guilty in April to conspiring to distribute marijuana and setting timber afire July 11 in the Sequoia National Forest.

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  8. Freed from prison, Nun is unapologetic for anti-nuclear activismRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    NEW YORK>> For more than a year, Sister Megan Rice, 85, a Roman Catholic nun of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, had caught occasional glimpses of the glittering World Trade Center from her living quarters: the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison on the Brooklyn waterfront. So when the Volvo she was riding in one morning last week crested the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the skyscraper came into full view, it made a strong impression.

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  9. Mental illness is no crimeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    The Greenville, South Carolina, resident was arrested six times in three years, each for an episode related to his illness. Instead of receiving treatment, he was thrown in jail.

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  10. How Greeks' attempt to send Cilician Armenians weapons failed in 1913Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - An interesting episode in the history of Armenian-Greek friendship and military cooperation turned to be fatal on the threshold of the Armenian Genocide. During that period in 1910-1915 prominent political figure Eleftherios Venizelos was the Greek Prime Minister, who, being one of the best friends of the Armenian people, attached great importance to supporting and cooperating with them against the Turkish rule, armeniangenocide100.org reports.

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  11. Texas woman sentenced for adoption fraud of Shawnee coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KCTV5

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Shawnee couple in an adoption scheme. Federal prosecutors say Rippey admitted that she took $22,225 from a Kansas couple who believed she was pregnant with twins and who wanted to adopt the children.

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  12. Woman defrauded Kansas couple in adoption scamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Kansas couple in an adoption scheme. Federal prosecutors say Rippey admitted that she took $22,225 from a Shawnee, Kansas, couple who believed she was pregnant with twins and who wanted to adopt the children.

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  13. Houston-area man accused of conspiring to back Islamic StateRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KRON 4

    A U.S. Attorney's Office statement says Asher Abid Khan was arrested Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. A criminal complaint says the 20-year-old Spring resident and a friend planned to travel to Turkey, then Syria, with the intent of joining and fighting with Islamic State.

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    8 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The remains of a convicted murderer must be removed from Indiantown Gap National Cemetery so it can remain hallowed ground, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said Tuesday. Barletta, R-Hazleton, has introduced legislation in Congress to disinter George Emery Siple from the federal cemetery in Lebanon County.

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  15. Owner of Los Angeles Medical Supply Company Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal PrisonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    The former owner of a Los Angeles-based medical supply company was sentenced today to seven years in prison for his role in a fraud scheme that resulted in $3.3 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephanie Yonekura of the Central District of California, Special Agent in Charge Glenn R. Ferry of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General's Los Angeles Region and Assistant Director in Charge David L. Bowdich of the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office made the announcement.

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  16. EU due to unveil latest version of migrant planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Commission is due Wednesday, May 27, to unveil its latest version of a controversial plan to force EU member states to more evenly absorb the wave of migrants making the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe, AFP reports. UN chief Ban Ki-moon was also due in Brussels after urging Europe to do more to help migrants and after the EU has sought UN Security Council approval to launch a naval operation against migrant smugglers.

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  17. Video shows controversy between Iranian officials over nuke talksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Iranians have been captivated by a video circulating on social media that shows lawmakers arguing over the ongoing nuclear negotiations with world powers, the Associated Press reports. The video, which surfaced Monday, May 25, shows Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and hard-line lawmaker Mahdi Kouchakzadeh in a heated exchange, apparently during a closed session of parliament.

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  18. No leniency for children of jihadis: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The wife of notorious Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf will face the "full severity" of the law and their children will receive no special treatment if they return to Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says. Mr Abbott insists the family will be shown no leniency, following reports Sharrouf's wife, Tara Nettleton, was seeking to return to Sydney from Syria with the couple's five children, amid concerns they may have been radicalised.

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  19. Texas education commissioner Michael WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    TEA Commissioner Michael Williams made the announcement to the El Paso Times that he will place a monitor along with the new board at EPISD. Texas Education Commissioner Michael L. Williams made the right decision in appointing a monitor during El Paso Independent School District's governance transition.

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  20. Justin Pope was shot and killed in Iraq in 2009 a " his family is still ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Metro Times

    Pope was a 25-year-old with tours of Iraq and Afghanistan under his belt as a corporal in the Marines before being honorably discharged and taking a job with DynCorp International, a private military contractor that provided security at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq in 2007. It was supposed to be an auspicious employment turn for the metro Detroit man - the job suited him perfectly, according to his family - but just two years after signing on, Pope was dead, killed amid his friends and colleagues in early 2009 on the DynCorp base.

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