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How the U.S. helped imprisoned Cuban spy impregnate his wife

Up until last week, it looked like Gerardo Hernandez would spend the rest of his life behind bars. Part of a spy cabal known as the “Cuban Five,” Hernandez had been in federal prison since 1998, where he was serving … Continue reading

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Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev wants ‘supporters’ moved away from courthouse

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is asking a federal judge to clamp down on “self-appointed supporters” protesting on his behalf outside a Boston courthouse, arguing their “inflammatory accusations” could hurt his right to a fair trial. In a court … Continue reading

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U.S. House panel seeks update on plans to upgrade White House fence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top two members of a U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Monday they had written to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson asking for a briefing on his agency’s plans to enhance the fence around … Continue reading

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Obama picks Sally Yates for No. 2 spot at Justice Department

By Julia Edwards HONOLULU (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Monday that he intends to nominate Sally Yates, a federal prosecutor for the Northern District of Georgia, to fill the second-highest ranking position at the Justice Department. Yates, … Continue reading

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U.S. support grows for Obama’s push to boost ties with Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – American support for lifting the trade embargo on Cuba appears to be growing after President Barack Obama said he plans to restore diplomatic ties with Havana, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows. Forty-one percent of Americans said the United … Continue reading

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U.S. rights groups want special prosecutor to probe CIA tactics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. civil rights groups on Monday called on the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the CIA’s use of torture and other extreme measures during interrogations. The American Civil Liberties Union and Human … Continue reading

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Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arizona sheriff is trying to halt President Barack Obama’s plans to spare nearly 5 million immigrants from deportation. A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (ahr-PEYE’-oh) will try Monday to convince a federal court judge … Continue reading

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Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arizona sheriff is trying to halt President Barack Obama’s plans to spare nearly 5 million immigrants from deportation. A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (ahr-PEYE’-oh) will try Monday to convince a federal court judge … Continue reading

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What police departments can learn about race relations from the LAPD

Earlier this month, former President Bill Clinton sat down for an interview with Juan Carlos López of CNN En Español. The conversation didn’t get much play in the press, but one remark in particular was intriguing. Asked about the protests … Continue reading

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What police departments can learn about race relations from the LAPD

Earlier this month, former President Bill Clinton sat down for an interview with Juan Carlos López of CNN En Español. The conversation didn’t get much play in the press, but one remark in particular was intriguing. Asked about the protests … Continue reading

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