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Freedom of the Press

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  • Germans feeling betrayed as another US spy probe begins

    BERLIN News Wednesday that Germany is investigating new allegations that the United States bought secrets from a German official the second such probe to become public in a week delivered another blow to U.S.-German relations over what is now a year-old...
  • Man accused of punching soccer referee now facing second-degree murder charge

    DETROIT A Michigan man accused of assaulting a soccer referee, who later died from his injuries, is now facing a murder charge. Basel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old John...
  • GM names Infiniti, Audi veteran as new Cadillac president

    General Motors has hired Johan de Nysschen away from Nissan's Infiniti luxury line to lead Cadillac. Most recently brand chief for Infiniti, de Nysschen, 54, replaces Bob Ferguson, senior vice president of Cadillac, who was named Thursday as senior...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • Boy found in basement was abused by father, stepmom, petition says

    Boy found in basement was abused by father, stepmom, petition says
    The 12-year-old Detroit boy, Charlie Bothuell V, who was reported missing and then discovered hidden in his family's basement was beaten with a PVC pipe so severely by his father that he was covered in scars and too sore to sit, according to a petition...
  • Name The Same As Guilt?

    I disagree with the Courant's July 9 editorial "High Court OKs Secrecy," which criticized the Connecticut Supreme Court's decision limiting the amount of information police must disclose from arrest to the end of prosecution. Even so, the decision does...
  • Michigan man admits to burning Qurans

    DETROIT A Detroit man born in Iraq who says he has a history of psychological problems has admitted to burning Qurans in Dearborn, Mich., on three separate occasions over the past month. Ali Hassan Al-Asadi, 51, was arrested on June 25 outside the...
  • US cleric popular with militants faces travel, social media restrictions

    DETROIT A federal judge has cracked down on the travel and computer activities of a Dearborn, Mich., cleric popular worldwide with the extremist militant group that announced last week the formation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria. U.S. District...
  • 1 defendant in beating of motorist gets a year in jail

    DETROIT One of four Detroit men who admitted to taking part in the April beating of Steve Utash received a sentence below the legal guidelines Thursday, despite the prosecutor's objection. James Deontae Davis, 24, was given a year in jail or work release...
  • Turkey's Erdogan asks Parliament to approve talks with Kurds

    ISTANBUL Turkey's powerful prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, launched parliamentary debate this week on a new law that would open formal negotiations with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party to end a 30-year armed rebellion. He tied the move to...
  • Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses

    Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses
    College students in California and three other states filed lawsuits against their campuses Tuesday in what is thought to be the first-ever coordinated legal attack on free speech restrictions in higher education. Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle, a 20-year-old...