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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Liberman touts Israel's restraint in letter to world foreign ministers

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, who earlier this week broke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu partly because of unhappiness that Netanyahu was not responding more forcefully to rocket fire from Gaza, cited that restraint positively in a letter sent Thursday to his colleagues from around the world.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Terrorism, Life

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

NIU task force takes aim at sex assault

DeKALB – Raquel Chavez thinks more Northern Illinois University students might report sexual assaults if only they knew where to turn.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University, Life

The Honolulu Advertiser

Jury selected for Deedy's Honolulu retrial

Jurors and alternates have been selected for the retrial of a federal agent charged with murder in a shooting at a Waikiki fast-food restaurant.


Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Life


Fla. high court won't hear Stand Your Ground case; no charges in 2 slayings

The Florida Supreme Court won't take up the case of an Opa-locka man who claimed self-defense in shooting and killing two unarmed men during a fight outside a Northwest Miami-Dade restaurant.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Tulsa Woman Says Dogs Woke Her Up As Serial Rapist Entered Her Bedroom

Her dogs may be small, but, their bark is mighty. It was that bark that warned their owner that an intruder was inside her home.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Life, Violent Crime

Inside Bay Area

Jury out in Berkeley woman's killing that defendant claims was act of self-defense

Jury deliberations are underway at the murder trial for a Berkeley man who says he was acting in self-defense when he stabbed and slashed a 26-year-old woman hundreds of times with a long kitchen knife.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Drugs


Japan military jets scrambled record 340...

Japan said Wednesday that its military scrambled fighter jets a record 340 times in the three months to June in response to feared intrusions on its airspace, as tensions grow with China.


Related Topix: Life

KTVK Phoenix

ASU professor pleads guilty to resisting arrest

Ersula Ore pleaded guilty to one Misdemeanor Count of Resisting Arrest. Commissioner Julie Mata set sentencing for 8/1/2014 at 8:30 am.


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Arizona State University, Life, Maricopa County, AZ

News9 Oklahoma City

TPD: Woman In Critical Condition After Three Shot Near Lacy Park

Police said it happened near Lacy Park around 6 o'clock Tuesday evening, but there was a heavy police presence at the McDonald's at Pine and North Peoria, because that's where the victims were dropped off after the shooting.


Related Topix: Life

KRVN-AM Lexington

Trial Date Expected in Florida Movie Theater Shooting

A retired police captain accused in a fatal movie theater shooting is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, expected to learn when he'll stand trial.


Related Topix: Wesley Chapel, FL, Life

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Pretrial Date Set in Fla. Movie Theater Shooting; Trial Could Start in Early 2015

A retired police captain accused in a fatal movie theater shooting appeared in court Wednesday, and expected to learn when he'll stand trial.


Related Topix: Wesley Chapel, FL, Life

Court date could be set in theater shooting case

A court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday for 71-year-old Curtis Reeves Jr., who is charged with second-degree murder in the Jan. 13 shooting of 43-year-old Chad Oulson of Land O'Lakes.


Related Topix: Pasco County, FL, Life, Bradenton, FL

Cop claims self-defense infatal shooting of tortoise

Meyers: A new rumor says the next iPhone will feature an all-glass exterior. Because, why should just the front be cracked? Conan: I'm halfway through Hillary Clinton's book.


Related Topix: Life

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastIran Condemns Israeli Self-Defense as 'Savage Aggression'

Zionist settlers," referring to the horrific abduction and murder of Israeli teenagers Naftali Frenkel , Gilad Sha'ar , and Eyal Yifrah .


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Terrorism,


NJ's Racist, Sexist, Gun Control Claims Yet Another Victim

Despite the fact that Allen voluntarily presented her carry license to the police in conjunction with a routine traffic stop, as per her traininga New Jersey is doing its best to turn Shaneen Allen into a convicted felon facing a State Prison term of a minimum-mandatory 3-5 years with no chance of parole.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Life, Atlantic County, NJ

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Toledo Blade

Auto dealer shot, dies hours later

Police investigate the scene of crash in North Toledo. Police said the victim of an attempted robbery at a fast-food restaurant chased the suspect.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Violent Crime, Life

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

Queen Anne author teaches safety in new - Zombie' book

Queen Anne's Kevin Cole collaborated with his martial arts teacher to write a safety and self-defense book.


Related Topix: Life, Education Etc.

WCAX-TV Burlington

E. coli closes part of Burlington beach

Two brothers involved in the fatal stabbing of a man at their Newport home say they acted in self-defense.


Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Life, South Burlington, VT

'Illegal' Sentence Could Keep Michigan Man Behind Bars for Life

Leon Echols, 43, admits to being a "knucklehead" a quarter of a century ago, but says murder wasn't part of the plan when he sat in the back seat as his buddy haggled over price with the owner of a used car his friend hoped to buy.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Violent Crime, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

Benton Courier

Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing man with screwdriver

The victim, Richard Wimberley, 35, told Benton police that Carroll and William Taylor, 37, drove up to the Silica Heights location.


Related Topix: Benton, AR, Life