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  • Has Hamas military chief, Mohammed Deif, escaped death again?

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mohammed Deif, the shadowy leader of Hamas's armed wing in Gaza, appears to have narrowly survived a fifth attempt to assassinate him, allowing the mastermind of the six-week war on Israel to pursue the conflict from his network...
  • Police release ID of officer, controversial video in Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. It was a day when the police released information long-demanded and unexpected. Here are Friday's main developments in a week of internationally riveting strife, some of it violent and choked by tear gas, over the fatal shooting last...
  • Houston woman pleads guilty to threatening to kill Obama

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Houston woman who goes by the name Teddy Bear Paradise pleaded guilty on Friday to threatening to assassinate President Barack Obama, prosecutors said on Friday. The woman, formerly known as Denise O'Neal, 56, told a federal court...
  • James Brady's death isn't murder 33 years later

    James Brady's death isn't murder 33 years later
    The government would have to overcome major legal hurdles to charge John Hinckley Jr. in the murder of James Brady some 30 years after the fact. But if that were the morally right thing to do, it would be worth trying, despite the improbability of...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting

    James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting
    A Virginia medical examiner has ruled the death of James Brady, the former press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan a homicide, according to a police spokesperson. Brady was shot in the head by John...
  • James Brady, the pope and ethnic stereotypes

    When James Brady died Monday, most Americans probably thought of him in connection with one of two things: the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan — in which Brady, the amiable president’s amiable press secretary, was seriously wounded...
  • Reagan press secretary, gun control advocate Jim Brady dies

    WASHINGTON James S. Brady, seriously wounded during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later an influential fighter for gun control, died Monday. Brady, 73, "revolutionized" the job of White House press secretary, said the current...
  • North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'

    North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'
    North Korea has taken its case against Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming movie "The Interview" all the way to the United Nations. In a letter to the U.N. dated June 27 but made public this week, North Korea accused the United States of sponsoring...
  • June 28, 1914: Armageddon, Act I

    It started as a day like any other a hundred years ago, but before it was out, it would have ushered in a century of war, revolution, terror and mass murder like no other. For today, June 28th, is a dark centennial. It's the 100th anniversary of the...
  • Bosnian Serbs erect statue to nationalist who ignited World War I

    Bosnian Serbs unveiled a bronze statue Friday in Sarajevo of Gavrilo Princip, the nationalist who assassinated Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand a century ago and set in motion the First World War, which took 10 million lives and shattered empires....
  • The evidence is in: Germany deserves blame for World War I

    To the editor: Still believing that the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered World War I is like saying that the assassination of John F. Kennedy triggered the Vietnam War. ("World War I: A war too easy to forget," Op-Ed, June 21)...