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  • Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast shooting

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group. Tommy Crossan, a leading opponent of a 1998 peace deal in the British province who had...
  • What Are 21 Years Worth?

    The article "Free, At Peace" [April 15, Page 1] about Kenneth Ireland, who served 21 years for a rape and killing he didn't commit, is startling to all of us who enjoy freedom each and every day. What especially caught my interest was the small amount...
  • Conviction Reviews Could Spare Innocent, State

    Kenneth Ireland lost the years when he might have gone to college, started a career, begun a family. They were taken from him when he was jailed for 21 years for a rape and murder that he didn't commit. He was exonerated in 2009 when DNA testing led...
  • Dissident Irish republican killed in Belfast

    Dissident Irish republican killed in Belfast
    BELFAST (Reuters) - A prominent dissident Irish republican was shot dead in Northern Ireland on Friday, the latest incident in some of the highest levels of violence since a 1998 peace deal in the British province. Northern Ireland has been largely...
  • Teen in 'Jihad Jane' case sentenced to five years in prison

    PHILADELPHIA — A Pakistani immigrant who is the youngest person ever convicted of federal terrorism charges was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to taking part in a plan to kill a Swedish artist. The immigrant,...
  • Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

    Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses
    Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
  • 'Vikings' preview: Shirtless fighting, that's exciting

    'Vikings' preview: Shirtless fighting, that's exciting
    After the shocking developments in last week's episode of "Vikings," I thought it might be fun to highlight a lighter for fans this week. May I present this week's Shirtless TV Men of the Week: Alexander Ludwig and Clive Standen? In "Boneless," airing...
  • How technology changes television shopping

    The image could be one straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting: The nuclear family huddled around the TV in the living room, watching a favorite program. Today the TV is likely to be far thinner with a much larger screen, but it is rare that the family...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • Did Europe misdiagnose debt crisis and make it worse?

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At the height of the euro zone debt crisis, with Portugal's economy nearing collapse, the European Commission told the government in Lisbon that it had to slash wages if it was ever going to boost competitiveness and grow again....
  • Cannes festival lineup mixes Hollywood star power, world cinema

    Cannes festival lineup mixes Hollywood star power, world cinema
    PARIS (Reuters) - Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema...