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Monday, June 18, 2018

Kerry Says Five Released Taliban Risk Death If They Fight Again

By Katherine Skiba, Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry, in his first remarks on the prisoner swap involving American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, warned Sunday that the five released Taliban leaders risk being killed by the United States if they re-enter the fight. He spoke as reports emerged that Bergdahl, held for five […]

June 9, 2014

East Texas Killer Who Inspired The Movie ‘Bernie’ Is Released From Prison

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times The killing was so shocking, so unexpected and so downright weird that it became a Texas Monthly magazine story and then a popular motion picture, “Bernie.” In 1996, beloved east Texas assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede — a darling to those who knew him around the town of Carthage — […]

May 7, 2014

Pussy Riot Want Putin Out, Khodorkovsky In Power

Moscow (AFP) – The freed members of the Pussy Riot punk band said Friday they still wanted Russian President Vladimir Putin out of power and would like ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to replace him. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alyokhina, 25, made their call for the Russian strongman to go at their first news conference, hosted […]

December 27, 2013