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  1. Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's deathRead the original story

    6 min ago | KFBB

    Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon. The problems began in the late 1990s when French officials gave him a passport under what turned out to be a stolen name.

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  2. Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's deathRead the original story

    11 min ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon. The problems began in the late 1990s when French officials gave him a passport under what turned out to be a stolen name.

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  3. OC Man Arrested at John Wyane Airport Charged with Trying to Support TerroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    A man who was arrested last year at John Wayne Airport while allegedly trying to board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, with a fake passport was indicted today on a charge of trying to provide support to the ISIS terrorist group. Adam Dandach, 21, of Orange, had previously been indicted on charges of making a false statement on a passport application and using a passport obtained through a false statement.

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  4. Art Lien Tsarnaev an enigma as testimony beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    Dressed in a dark blazer with an open-collared shirt, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared during the first day of testimony in his trial as he did during jury selection: a bearded young man with a flat demeanor, his head often slanted to one side, seemingly half-listening, half-distracted. The 21-year-old defendant has been virtually silent in all of his court appearances, so there is only his physical appearance - his expressions, his gestures, his posture - to decode what might be going on in his head.

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    1 hr ago | FOX Carolina

    A 21-year-old California man previously charged with lying on a passport application so he could fly to Syria to join the Islamic State terrorist group was indicted Wednesday on a charge of trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Adam Dandach was also charged in the superseding indictment with obstructing justice by trying to destroy records of his online activity to thwart investigators.

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  6. DOJ to 5th Circuit: Allen Stanford belongs in prison, says his Ponzi scheme lasted 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Allen Stanford once ruled a global banking empire with reported assets of more than $8 billion. In fact, it was a massive Ponzi scheme from the beginning.

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  7. Californian facing new charges related to attempt to travel to Syria, join Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    A 21-year-old California man previously charged with lying on a passport application so he could fly to Syria to join the Islamic State terrorist group was indicted Wednesday on a charge of trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Adam Dandach was also charged in the superseding indictment with obstructing justice by trying to destroy records of his online activity to thwart investigators.

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  8. Feds: Man Killed In Skid Row Police Shooting Was From CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | My FOX LA

    The man fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was a Cameroon national and convicted robber who was supposed to be deported, but was released from custody when Cameroon officials failed to cooperate with the deportation effort, federal authorities said Wednesday. RELATED: LAPD Chief: Homeless Man Grabbed Officer's Pistol Prior To Fatal Shooting According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a deportation order for the still-unidentified man was issued in April 2013 "while he was incarcerated and serving a sentence in federal prison for armed robbery and firearms convictions.'

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  9. 'Cute Mug Shot Girl' arrested AGAIN in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Alysa Bathrick, 18, became Internet famous late last year when she posted her own mug shot from a drug bust. "Surrendered myself at 7 a.m., got released at 11:30 a.m.," she wrote in December 2014.

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  10. Mo. women sentenced in meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    A federal judge sentenced two Missouri women to lengthy prison terms after they pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges linked to a traffic stop that yielded 8 pounds of methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson on Wednesday sentenced Christine Marie Endsley of Bornhort, Mo., to serve 97 months in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.

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  11. Man gets 5 years for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    A federal judge has sentenced an Arizona man to five years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge after transporting nearly 40 pounds of cocaine. William Richard Forbish, 58, of Paradise Valley, Ariz., was sentenced Tuesday in Amarillo's U.S. District Court on a charge of possession with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine.

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  12. a California man charged with trying to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    A 21-year-old California man previously charged with lying on a passport application so he could fly to Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria was indicted Wednesday on terrorism charges. Adam Dandach was charged with trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

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  13. A Pardon for Petraeus?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    David Petraeus's acceptance of a plea bargain-he pled guilty to the unauthorized sharing of classified information in return for paying a fine of $40,000 and serving two year of probation-has been met both with unseemly Schadenfreude by some who delight in seeing an America hero revealed to have flaws as well as criticism from others who believe that he got off too lightly. It's certainly true that others have faced stiffer sentences for revealing classified information.

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  14. Identity issues abound in Skid Row shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    At least two Los Angeles Police Department officers have had their personal information released on the internet, possibly in retaliation for the shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row. That man, known as Africa, may have stolen someone else's identity.

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  15. Twentynine Palms - DesertTWENTY-Nine Palms: Tribea s former attorney sentenced in kickbacks schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    The former general counsel for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery in a construction kickbacks scheme, according to a news release from the tribe. Edward Kovall, was an Ely, Minn., attorney who for many years represented the tribe that operates Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella and a gaming venture that opened last year, Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms.

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  16. Assefa-Dawson running to retain Federal Way Council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    Councilwoman Lydia Assefa-Dawson swears in during a ceremony in 2013, when she filled council seat Position 1 that Jim Ferrell vacated when he was elected mayor. Lydia Assefa-Dawson, one of the first Ethiopian city council members in the state, today announced she will seek to keep her seat on the Federal Way City Council.

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  17. On Native GroundIS Rail Safety Taking a Back Seat to Profits?Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2013 | American Reporter

    The man who delivered the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times , The Washington Post , and 17 other American newspapers in 1971 says that Edward Snowden made the right call by leaving the country and seeking asylum. Writing this week in The Washington Post , Ellsberg said when he was arrested in Boston, he was released on a personal recognizance bond the same day.

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  18. Fierce Mexican cartel's likely new chief once lived near DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2012 | Dallas Morning News

    The heir apparent to lead Mexico's most ruthless criminal organization - the Zetas - is an ex-con who spent more time in a Dallas suburb and later in federal prison than on the mean streets of this border town, the group's base of operations. Juan Francisco TreviA o Morales, 60, known as Francisco, is likely to succeed his younger brother Omar TreviA o Morales, who was captured early Wednesday in a wealthy suburb of Monterrey, U.S. intelligence officials say.

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  19. On Native GroundA Nation Held Hostage to WarRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2012 | American Reporter

    Tucked between the New Hampshire primary and Groundhog Day, and directly competing against an NFL playoff game, is Saturday night's annual Miss America pageant. Although the headquarters is still near Atlantic City, where it originated in 1921, the pageant - don't call it a beauty contest - has been a part of the Las Vegas entertainment scene for eight years.

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  20. Make My DayTHE No BS ColumnRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2011 | American Reporter

    As a solid citizen, Mr. President, I have written your announcements to the nation - which should have been delivered yesterday - but tomorrow will be just fine: 1. S&P -- Any member of my Administration who criticizes Standard & Poor's or their credit downgrade, or who cries about how the analysts can't add, will be fired. Take it like a man.

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