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  • Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty

    Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty
    I'm OK with most executions. It's the death penalty I can't stand. Champions of capital punishment seem to think they have a trump card in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose active participation in the 2013 terrorist attack is undisputed....
  • Kansas man pleads not guilty to federal terrorism charges

    A Kansas man accused of trying to bomb an Army installation in support of a terrorist group on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to three federal charges. John T. Booker Jr., 20, of Topeka, appeared in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kansas, wearing an...
  • Chronic counterfeiter admits to passing phony cash at casino, mall

    Chronic counterfeiter admits to passing phony cash at casino, mall
    A chronic counterfeiter pleaded guilty Monday to possessing and passing off more than $75,000 in fake cash at a Hollywood casino and a Palm Beach Gardens Bloomingdale's. Bernardo Lecaros, 35, of Pompano Beach, faces a maximum of 65 years in federal...
  • Correction: Oil Leak-Arkansas story

    In a story April 22 about a settlement involving an Arkansas oil spill, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of an Exxon Mobil Corp. spokesman. His name is Christian Flathman, not Christian Flatham. The AP also erroneously reported that the...
  • Ex-Lebanon official admits to carrying explosives from Syria

    A former Lebanese minister charged with plotting a wave of bombings at Syria's behest confessed to transporting explosives into the country in collaboration with Syrian intelligence, his lawyer said Tuesday, arguing that his client was the victim of...
  • Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death

    Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death
    Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the fatal shooting by a white police officer that sparked a national protest movement. Attorneys for Brown'...
  • Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

    Yup'ik Eskimo fishermen have decided not to appeal a court ruling that found severe fishing restrictions on king salmon in Alaska trumped their cultural and spiritual rights, their attorney said Thursday. The state Court of Appeals ruled against the 13...
  • Transgender inmate's attorneys oppose delay in surgery

    Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate want a judge to stand by his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery that they say is urgent and critical to her health. In arguments filed...
  • After court adjourns, 9th Circuit judge's movie nights are a hit

    After court adjourns, 9th Circuit judge's movie nights are a hit
    It's movie night at the courthouse. U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, his identification and security tags hanging from his neck, greets dozens of people who have shown up early for a guided tour of the court's headquarters, an...
  • Woman gets prison for hiding murder suspect

    Woman gets prison for hiding murder suspect
    A Broward woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for hiding a man during a two-county manhunt after he went on a carjacking and shooting rampage that left one person dead. Tequilla Ingram, 34, of Pompano Beach, admitted helping...
  • Durst's Louisiana gun case dropped; federal case still there

    Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case. Durst, a millionaire who also faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains...