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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Silencer used to kill Mexico photojournalist: lawyer- A silencer was used to kill a Mexican photojournalist and four women last mon
Silencer used to kill Mexico photojournalist: lawyer
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
- A silencer was used to kill a Mexican photojournalist and four women last month, a lawyer said, providing new details of a murder that drew a new international call for justice. Mexican journalists take part in a demonstration protesting... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
48 First Alert Investigationscommercial spaceport Huntsville city leaders want country's first commercial s
48 First Alert Investigations
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted yesterday
commercial spaceport Huntsville city leaders want country's first commercial spaceport The Rocket City is readying itself for another space boom. Huntsville leaders are working with private space companies to test whether a commercial space craft... Read more
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Long Island Press
The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense ProgramsShortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last Sept
The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense Programs
Long Island Press / Posted yesterday
Shortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last September, he told an interviewer: “Any attorney general who is not an activist is not doing his or her job.” One of Holder’s more activist initiatives received attention last... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Flashpoint: Experts discuss growing child porn problemsFlashpoint: Experts discuss national child porn problem REAL-TIME CLOSED CAPTI
Flashpoint: Experts discuss growing child porn problems
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
Flashpoint: Experts discuss national child porn problem REAL-TIME CLOSED CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY MUG SHOTS, RAIDS AND STORY AFTER STORY OF MEN WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY. THIS MORNING, WE'LL TALK ABOUT WHAT'S DRIVING WHAT FEELS... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Here and elsewhere, criminal allegations sometimes end in civil settlements, rather than trialsIn July 2003, a 20-year-old woman went to police and charged that one of Americ
Here and elsewhere, criminal allegations sometimes end in civil settlements, rather than trials
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
In July 2003, a 20-year-old woman went to police and charged that one of America’s brightest sports stars – Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers – raped her in a hotel room in Edwards, Colo. A couple days later, police charged Bryant with... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
News around Ascension ParishA six person jury deliberated for just over two hours on Aug. 20 before returni
News around Ascension Parish
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
A six person jury deliberated for just over two hours on Aug. 20 before returning to the courtroom of the Honorable Judge Jessie LeBlanc with a verdict of guilty in the indecent behavior with a juvenile trial of Owen Ockman Jr. Posted Aug. 29, 2015... Read more
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Boston Globe
Prep-school rape trial: Read statements from the victim’s family, St. Paul’s School, and Harvard Collegereleased separate statements. The elite Concord, New Hampshire prep school that
Prep-school rape trial: Read statements from the victim’s family, St. Paul’s School, and Harvard College
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
released separate statements. The elite Concord, New Hampshire prep school that Labrie and the victim attended at the time of the crime also sent a letter to the school community. Jurors found Labrie, 19, guilty of three misdemeanor counts of... Read more
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Salon.com
Celebrity killer culture: When grandiosity, privilege and entitlement turn attention-seeking into violenceLet me tell you a story. It’s a story inspired by the tragic events of Wednesd
Celebrity killer culture: When grandiosity, privilege and entitlement turn attention-seeking into violence
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Let me tell you a story. It’s a story inspired by the tragic events of Wednesday morning, of yet another shooting in which two innocent people were killed followed by the gunman shooting himself, all grotesquely documented on social media. But it’s... Read more
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Slate
Ten Years After Katrina, Myths About Warnings, Violence, and Recovery Persist. Here’s the Truth.Who's winning, who's losing, and why. This story was produced by the Lens, a r
Ten Years After Katrina, Myths About Warnings, Violence, and Recovery Persist. Here’s the Truth.
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. This story was produced by the Lens, a reader-supported, nonprofit newsroom serving New Orleans. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent floods from the failed federal levees, out-of-town media and... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Officials say both journalists were shot in headROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employe
Officials say both journalists were shot in head
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia: Virginia medical officials say a TV news reporter and cameraman who were killed during a live broadcast both suffered gunshot wounds to the head. The... Read more
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Washington City Paper
A House Provided: After crisis intervention, domestic violence survivors face another hurdle: D.C.’s affordable housing crunch.Tucked into a back hallway on the fifth floor of the D.C. Superior Court is Sur
A House Provided: After crisis intervention, domestic violence survivors face another hurdle: D.C.’s affordable housing crunch.
Washington City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Tucked into a back hallway on the fifth floor of the D.C. Superior Court is Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment’s office. In the waiting room, a young mother bounces a toddler on one knee while her second child plays on the floor with wooden... Read more
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Sussex Express
Police and Crime Commissioner releases air crash statement Katy Bourne received a call from the Home Secretary praising Sussex Police Ah
Police and Crime Commissioner releases air crash statement
Sussex Express / Posted 3 days ago
Katy Bourne received a call from the Home Secretary praising Sussex Police Ahead of her visit to Shoreham’s Old Toll Bridge today to pay her respects to the victims of Saturday’s air crash,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Police and Crime Commissioner releases air crash statement - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Police and Crime Commissioner releases air crash statement
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: WDBJ shooting, the bedsheets at ODU, getting The Donald on the ballotWe sneer that they are all style and no substance, to which they retort that we
Notes and notables: WDBJ shooting, the bedsheets at ODU, getting The Donald on the ballot
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
We sneer that they are all style and no substance, to which they retort that we aren't attractive enough to be in front of the camera. (Which is true.) That rivalry is all in good fun. They push us to do our jobs better and we like to think... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
Someone like meeverything that is necessary so that no one else has to go through what I’m goi
Someone like me
Boulder Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
everything that is necessary so that no one else has to go through what I’m going through.” While the Aurora-based mother of four, grandmother of three, tirelessly speaks out about immigration reform, she continues to fight her own deportation and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment beg
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 4 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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Washington Post
Two Roanoke journalists killed on live television by angry former colleagueROANOKE, VA. — The gunman turned on the video recorder just before 6:45 Wednesd
Two Roanoke journalists killed on live television by angry former colleague
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
ROANOKE, VA. — The gunman turned on the video recorder just before 6:45 Wednesday morning and, whispering a single sexist slur, pointed his black Glock at the TV reporter standing in front of him. Alison Parker, 24, was interviewing the head of the... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest on TV shooting: Suspect switched to a rental carAugust 26, 2015 20
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest on TV shooting: Suspect switched to a rental carAugust 26, 2015 20:08 GMT MONETA, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Authorities say... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: Slain reporter's father: 'grief is unbearable'August 26, 2015 20:
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest: Slain reporter's father: 'grief is unbearable'August 26, 2015 20:23 GMT MONETA, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The father of the... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest on TV shooting: Suspect called unhappy, angry manAugust 26, 2015 1
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest on TV shooting: Suspect called unhappy, angry manAugust 26, 2015 17:39 GMT MONETA, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): The general manager of a TV... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: TV suspect found suffering from gunshot woundAugust 26, 2015 16:5
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest: TV suspect found suffering from gunshot woundAugust 26, 2015 16:53 GMT MONETA, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in central Virginia (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Video of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 25, 2015near the main Lebanese government building, background, in downtown Beirut, Leb
August 25, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
near the main Lebanese government building, background, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Ministers of the Hezbollah group and its allies walked out of a Lebanese Cabinet meeting Tuesday meant to discuss the country's... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News' prostitution crackdown focuses on rehabilitation and the fight against traffickingOn a recent Friday night in Newport News, a man pulled up in his car to a woman
Newport News' prostitution crackdown focuses on rehabilitation and the fight against trafficking
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
On a recent Friday night in Newport News, a man pulled up in his car to a woman standing outside of a Denbigh hotel. After a brief exchange, he agreed to pay her $40 for sex. He got out of his car, and they walked up a flight of stairs to a hotel... Read more
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The News & Observer
Suspect sought in Monday shootings in Durham CountyBridges Six shootings in four days have left one person dead and 13 wounded in
Suspect sought in Monday shootings in Durham County
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Bridges Six shootings in four days have left one person dead and 13 wounded in Durham. No arrests had been made as of late Tuesday, and authorities had named a suspect in only one of the shootings. The Durham County Sheriff’s Office was... Read more
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NBC Washington
Maryland Issues Guidelines to Prevent Police ProfilingMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued statewide guidelines Tuesday to pr
Maryland Issues Guidelines to Prevent Police Profiling
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued statewide guidelines Tuesday to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement officers based on race, gender and other characteristics. Frosh said in Annapolis that the guidelines are similar to... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Roman Catholic cardinal arrested for DUI on the Big Islandliving on water near KeehiPHOTOS: Homeless living on water near Keehi Just fee
Roman Catholic cardinal arrested for DUI on the Big Island
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 days ago
living on water near KeehiPHOTOS: Homeless living on water near Keehi Just feet from Nimitz Highway, along the embankment of Keehi Lagoon is an isolated and growing homeless encampment.More > Just feet from Nimitz Highway, along the embankment of... Read more
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New Kerala
NALSA asks government to enlarge sexual exploitation's definitiongovernment to enlarge sexual exploitation's definition The Supreme Court Tuesd
NALSA asks government to enlarge sexual exploitation's definition
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
government to enlarge sexual exploitation's definition The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government to respond to the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) recommendation seeking amendments in the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act to enlarge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Threat to Tunisia's Transitional JusticeBy Olfa Belhassine, Tunisia Correspondent In autumn 2014, campaigning was in f
Presidential Threat to Tunisia's Transitional Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Olfa Belhassine, Tunisia Correspondent In autumn 2014, campaigning was in full swing in Tunisia for legislative and presidential elections. Two political parties were running neck and neck at the top of the opinion polls, the moderate Islamist... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profilingMaryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh plans to issue first-of-their-kind gui
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profiling
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh plans to issue first-of-their-kind guidelines Tuesday to police departments throughout the state that explicitly condemn the arbitrary profiling of certain races, ethnicities and other minority groups, and... Read more
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MLive.com
An accident runner, a chiropractor, and the push to curb no-fault insuranceAvery Gordon, general counsel for SMART, the regional bus service serving metro
An accident runner, a chiropractor, and the push to curb no-fault insurance
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Avery Gordon, general counsel for SMART, the regional bus service serving metro Detroit, has seen it before and seen it often. He said it usually goes like this: "One of our employees is involved in an accident," something minor, with no serious... Read more
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Express and Star
23 Staffordshire children saved from online sex abuse « Express & StarStaffordshire Police's new Operation Safenet team has been launched to catch th
23 Staffordshire children saved from online sex abuse « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Staffordshire Police's new Operation Safenet team has been launched to catch the people possessing and distributing indecent images of children. So far a total of 23 children who were at risk of online abuse have been protected with 13 arrests made... Read more
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Express and Star
23 Staffordshire kids saved from online sex abuse « Express & StarStaffordshire Police's new Operation Safenet team has been launched to catch th
23 Staffordshire kids saved from online sex abuse « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Staffordshire Police's new Operation Safenet team has been launched to catch the people possessing and distributing indecent images of children. So far a total of 23 children who were at risk of online abuse have been protected with 13 arrests made... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Other ParisAlthough the alienated, impoverished immigrant communities outside Paris are in
The Other Paris
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
Although the alienated, impoverished immigrant communities outside Paris are increasingly prone to anti-Semitism, the profiles of French jihadists don’t track closely with class. Many of them have come from bourgeois families.Credit Photograph by... Read more
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BBC News
Has politics intruded in the Pistorius case?arrest" or correctional supervision was stalled at the last minute by a demand
Has politics intruded in the Pistorius case?
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
arrest" or correctional supervision was stalled at the last minute by a demand from the Justice Minister Michael Masutha for the decision to be reviewed. There many not be many tears shed for the 28-year-old athlete, by those who question that... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
'Grandma, you don’t want to see me go to jail'William was at his son’s house for Thanksgiving when his cell phone rang with s
'Grandma, you don’t want to see me go to jail'
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 7 days ago
William was at his son’s house for Thanksgiving when his cell phone rang with shocking news. “Noah was playing in the street and got run over by a car,” the man on the other line told him. “He’s being [air-lifted] to Cleveland right now.” William,... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Public viewing for late Congressman Stokes today in ClevelandThe public viewing and funeral is this week for former Cleveland Congressman Lo
Public viewing for late Congressman Stokes today in Cleveland
89.7 WKSU / Posted 7 days ago
The public viewing and funeral is this week for former Cleveland Congressman Louis Stokes. He died last week at age 90. Stokes will lie in state today for a public viewing in the rotunda of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Who is buried in potter's field? Cypress College professor and students analyze unidentified remains to offer closure.SAN BERNARDINO – In a tiny cemetery that serves as the final stop for hundreds
Who is buried in potter's field? Cypress College professor and students analyze unidentified remains to offer closure.
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
SAN BERNARDINO – In a tiny cemetery that serves as the final stop for hundreds of once-destitute people, college students are spending another summer trying to solve the mysteries of anonymous death in a hectic world. The basic goal is simple – to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fight Against Human Trafficking IntensifiedTHE fight against human trafficking in the country has been stepped up with the
Fight Against Human Trafficking Intensified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
THE fight against human trafficking in the country has been stepped up with the launch of anti-trafficking in persons regulations 2015 and a National Action Plan. Speaking at the launch yesterday in Dar es Salaam, the Vice-President, Dr Mohamed... Read more
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The New Yorker
Donald Trump and the White NationalistsTrump, then a little-known builder, to readers as a “publicity shy” wunderkind
Donald Trump and the White Nationalists
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
Trump, then a little-known builder, to readers as a “publicity shy” wunderkind who “looks ever so much like Robert Redford,” and quoted an admiring observation from the architect Der Scutt: “That Donald, he could sell sand to the Arabs.” Over... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Elder abuse cases rise in Ohio, Mich.Phillips, wept as he was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution to
Elder abuse cases rise in Ohio, Mich.
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
Phillips, wept as he was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution to his victim, who says he doesn’t expect any of the $121,700. William was at his son’s house for Thanksgiving when his cell phone rang with shocking news. “Noah was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland prepares for big boost in victim services fundingis set to receive a more than four-fold boost in federal funding to provide leg
Maryland prepares for big boost in victim services funding
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
is set to receive a more than four-fold boost in federal funding to provide legal services, counseling and support groups for victims of crime. The state's share of the federal Victims of Crimes Fund will surge to $36 million this fall from $8... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Police secretly track cellphones to solve routine crimesBALTIMORE — The crime itself was ordinary: Someone smashed the back window of a
Police secretly track cellphones to solve routine crimes
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
BALTIMORE — The crime itself was ordinary: Someone smashed the back window of a parked car one evening and ran off with a cellphone. What was unusual was how the police hunted the thief. Detectives did it by secretly using one of the government’s... Read more
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walesonline
Hundreds of women police officers descend on Cardiff for centenary paradeHundreds of policewomen from more than 65 countries took to the streets of Card
Hundreds of women police officers descend on Cardiff for centenary parade
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Hundreds of policewomen from more than 65 countries took to the streets of Cardiff to mark 100 years since the first British female officer was given the power of arrest. Female representatives from countries including Australia, Bangladesh,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Families of the missing say they are stonewalled by Mexico state authoritiesA candle has been burning for almost a year in the modest front room of the tin
Families of the missing say they are stonewalled by Mexico state authorities
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
A candle has been burning for almost a year in the modest front room of the tiny two-bedroom apartment that Guadalupe Reyes shares with her husband, Bernardo, and their 10-year-old daughter, Tania. Next to the candle is a picture of their older... Read more
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Western Advocate
Another pizza delivery person robbedSouth Bathurst on Tuesday". If you have a photo you would like to share email i
Another pizza delivery person robbed
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
South Bathurst on Tuesday". If you have a photo you would like to share email it to acoomans@fairfaxmedia.com.au That's it for today's edition of BathurstAM, tune in again tomorrow for all the overnight news and headlines, and enjoy what should be... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Volleyball tournament benefits crime victimsB2M2 team member Manny Morales, from Las Cruces, returns on well-hit shot Satur
Volleyball tournament benefits crime victims
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 9 days ago
B2M2 team member Manny Morales, from Las Cruces, returns on well-hit shot Saturday during the third annual Volley for Victims tournament at Young Park. The event, sponsored by the 3rd Judicial District Attorney's Office and held during National Crime... Read more
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Daily Mail
AK47-wielding terrorist who opened fire on French train26, allegedly opened fire on the high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris with
AK47-wielding terrorist who opened fire on French train
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
26, allegedly opened fire on the high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris with a Kalashnikov He 'wounded one man before he was disarmed and beaten unconscious by two American soldiers and a student' Alarmingly, suspect had already been on... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary and Bernie at the prison gates: Mass incarceration is finally a hot political issue — if we want to save America we must seize the momentMass incarceration is an issue whose time has finally come. There are many sign
Hillary and Bernie at the prison gates: Mass incarceration is finally a hot political issue — if we want to save America we must seize the moment
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
Mass incarceration is an issue whose time has finally come. There are many signs that the wind is shifting on the question of America’s vast, wasteful and immensely destructive prison state, both among the public and the political class — and that... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Spencer, go!': How US airman charged down Kalashnikov-wielding gunmanAmerican airman charged Kalashnikov-wielding terrorist on French train, tackled
'Spencer, go!': How US airman charged down Kalashnikov-wielding gunman
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
American airman charged Kalashnikov-wielding terrorist on French train, tackled him and beat him unconscious with the help of his comrade in arms and a friend Train staff on board train which was the scene of a foiled terrorist attack accused of... Read more
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