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  1. Resigned USS Cole case lawyers defy military judgea s order to appear at war court. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Two civilian, Pentagon-paid attorneys who quit the USS Cole case over an ethical conflict on Friday again defied a judge's order to appear in his court, despite a war court subpoena. It was the third time that civilians Rosa Eliades and Mary Spears refused to show up either at the war court compound called Camp Justice, or alternatively at Military Commissions headquarters inside a building called the Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  2. Customs seizes $55K in counterfeit Air Jordans at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that 400 pairs of the counterfeit Nikes arrived at the airport last month, destined for an address in Alexandria, Virginia. The 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, belonging to the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, executes safe and standard intercepts while participating in the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission.

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  3. Gitmo North? Judge to hold secret war court session near PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The Miami Herald

    In a first, when lawyers and the judge in an al-Qaida war crimes case meet Monday and Tuesday to discuss secret evidence, they'll convene not at GuantA namo but in a conference room near the Pentagon. Judge Marine Col.

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  4. Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie are the first all-female duo to cohost "TODAY."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Miami Herald

    Kotb had been filling in for Matt Lauer ever since he was fired late November following allegations of sexual misconduct . Lauer - fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior" - had been the co-host of "TODAY" since 1997, when he first led the show alongside Katie Couric.

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  5. Theya re taking pills to wake up, to sleep, to lower blood pressure. The other drug issue.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often prescribed by multiple doctors, for dubious or unknown reasons. Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages 65 to 69 take at least five prescription drugs to treat chronic conditions, a figure that jumps to nearly 46 percent for those between 70 and 79. Doctors say it is not uncommon to encounter patients taking more than 20 drugs to treat acid reflux, heart disease, depression or insomnia or other disorders.

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  6. Richard Spencer's white-nationalist nonprofit failed to file basic paperwork to keep fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    For the second time this year, the state officials in Virginia who regulate nonprofits have rebuked Spencer's far-right think tank for failing to register to solicit donations. Fundraising without such registration is illegal in Virginia.

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  7. New York judge declines to quash Guant namo subpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A federal judge on Wednesday evening rejected a Hofstra Law professor's bid to quash a war court subpoena, clearing the way for the expert on legal ethics to testify on an opinion she gave the USS Cole death-penalty defense attorney who quit the GuantA namo war crimes case. New York U.S. District Court Judge Gregory H. Woods' ruling marked the first civilian court victory for the military judge in the USS Cole case in a nearly three-week showdown over who gets to decide if a civilian has to show up at the court in Cuba.

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  8. Rebel lawyers defy Guant namo judgea s order; USS Cole case goes forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    At left, resigned defense attorney Richard Kammen at GuantA namo's Camp Justice on June 14, 2013, sporting a kangaroo lapel pin. At center and right, in courtesy photos, are attorneys Rosa Eliades and Mary Spears.

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  9. Judge orders U.S.S. Cole case to continue despite defense attorneys quittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth on Thursday denied defense counsel's request to halt USS Cole hearings at GuantA namo, despite the refusal to participate by three civilian lawyers for the accused. Within minutes of the denial, lawyers for Brig.

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  10. a It's not murder if they're black:' Man threatens students at historically black college, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Law enforcement arrested a man accused of writing racist posts online threatening to murder African-Americans at a historically black college. John Edgar Rust, 26, using the Wi-Fi at a Panera restaurant in Nov. 2015, wrote threatening messages on 4chan and Reddit, according to an arrest affidavit.

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  11. After Scalise shooting, GOP braces for politics of gun debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, following the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, during a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, following the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, during a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

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  12. Competency hearing for man accused of shooting US diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, is set to arraign Zia Zafar of Chino Hills, California, on Friday and hold a hearing on whether is competent to stand trial. Zafar is charged with attempted murder of a diplomat in the Jan. 6 shooting of consular officer Christopher Ashcraft in Guadalajara.

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  13. FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    FBI agents raided the Alexandria, Va., home of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman late last month, using a search warrant to seize documents and other materials, according to people familiar with the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Federal agents appeared at Paul Manafort's home without warning in the predawn hours of July 26, the day after he met voluntarily with the staff for the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  14. Mark Silva, a veteran newsman in Tallahassee and Washington, dies at 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Mark Silva, longtime Tallahassee bureau chief for the Miami Herald who went on to cover the White House for the Chicago Tribune, died early Tuesday at his home in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 63 and recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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  15. Sessions and Trump talk need to fight transnational gangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is eager to use his aggressive work against the MS-13 street gang to help mend his tattered relationship with President Donald Trump. "I hope so," he said Friday, trying to turn the corner from a week of sour performance reviews from his boss.

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  16. Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this May 17, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise of La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scalise, critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month, has been discharged from a Washington hospital.

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  17. Rep. Scalise, wounded in congressional shooting, readmitted to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., has been readmitted to the intensive care unit over concerns of an infection. Scalise was shot last month during a congressional baseball practice.

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  18. Wounded Rep. Scalise readmitted to intensive careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit. MedStar Washington Hospital Center says the Louisiana congressman is back in intensive care because of new concerns for infection.

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  19. This NRA recruitment video is even upsetting gun ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    "They use their media to assassinate real news," the woman's voice says scornfully. "They use their schools to teach children that their president is another Hitler.

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  20. House members want federal funds now to hire personal securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Capitol Hill Police officer Nathan Rainey stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 14, 2017, after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

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