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  • Marine who vanished in Iraq gets 2 years in prison

    A U.S. Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for leaving his post there and then fleeing to Lebanon after a brief return to the U.S. The judge at Camp Lejeune, Marine Maj. Nicholas Martz, ruled that Cpl....
  • Trial to start for Maine man in alleged social media slaying

    Trial to start for Maine man in alleged social media slaying
    With a ski mask, a fake Facebook profile and a plan, police say Kyle Dube thought he could make himself a hero. Now the 21-year-old Maine man is set to go on trial, charged with killing a teenage girl in what authorities call a botched attempt to look...
  • Trial to start for Maine man in alleged social media slaying

    With a ski mask, a fake Facebook profile and a plan, police say Kyle Dube thought he could make himself a hero. Now the 21-year-old Maine man is set to go on trial, charged with killing a teenage girl in what authorities call a botched attempt to look...
  • Undercover agent takes stand during New Jersey rabbi's trial

    When two undercover agents called posing as a brother and sister looking to obtain a divorce from the sister's unwilling husband, a New York rabbi told them that New Jersey Rabbi Mendel Epstein was a "hired hand" who could be "very helpful" to them....
  • Trial starts for rabbi who allegedly ran divorce kidnap team

    Before prosecutors described Rabbi Mendel Epstein as a leader in a devout Orthodox community, they played a short, grainy video clip that they say shows he is a criminal. "Basically, what we're going to be doing is kidnapping a guy for a couple hours,"...
  • Trial starts for New Jersey rabbi who allegedly ran divorce kidnap team

    Trial starts for New Jersey rabbi who allegedly ran divorce kidnap team
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Before prosecutors described Rabbi Mendel Epstein as a leader in a devout Orthodox community, they played a short, grainy video clip that they say shows he is a criminal. "Basically, what we're going to be doing is...
  • Rabbi accused of running divorce kidnap team heads to trial

    When a Jewish woman wanted a divorce from an unwilling husband, federal prosecutors say Mendel Epstein was the rabbi who — for the right price — could gather a kidnap team to make it happen. Prosecutors allege Epstein's team would use...
  • No bond for S. Florida man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    No bond for S. Florida man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    A Palm Beach County man will stay in jail while he fights extradition to Thailand on criminal charges he kidnapped a wealthy U.S. businessman there and tried to collect a $2 million ransom, a federal judge ruled. Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, of Palm Beach, is...
  • After a decade of twists, Marine who vanished in Iraq and later Lebanon faces desertion trial

    A U.S. Marine who vanished from a base in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon is set to face trial more than a decade after the puzzling case began. Cpl. Wassef Hassoun's court martial on desertion and other charges starts Monday at Camp Lejeune....
  • Whitehall police investigate possible car-trunk abduction

    Whitehall police investigate possible car-trunk abduction
    Whitehall Township police are investigating a report that a young man was forced into a car trunk and taken away Monday afternoon from a Valero gas station in the village of Egypt. Police issued a radio bulletin Monday night that a long-haired man in his...
  • New front in Islamic State war as Egypt retaliates in Libya for beheadings

    IRBIL, Iraq The Egyptian government said Monday that it had bombed Islamist targets throughout Libya to retaliate for the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians whose murders on a beach apparently near Tripoli were recorded and posted Sunday on the Internet....