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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

GARY, Ind. (AP) — With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Liberians exiled by Ebola pray for end of outbreak

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance's departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of Ebola.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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