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News from North America, Wednesday 29th May 2013

Reuters: “The Republican chairman of a congressional oversight committee ordered the State Department on Tuesday to provide documents related to ‘talking points’ prepared for television interviews about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued a subpoena ordering 10 current and former […]

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News from North America, Monday 20th May 2013

Reuters: “President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Obama’s use of military drone aircraft to attack extremists has […]

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News from North America, Monday 8th April 2013

New York Times: A “back-room bargain, described in detail for the first time in interviews with more than a dozen officials in Pakistan and the United States, is critical to understanding the origins of a covert drone war that began under the Bush administration, was embraced and expanded by President Obama, and is now the subject […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 27th March 2013

Reuters: “President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose veteran agent Julia Pierson as Secret Service director, the first woman to lead the male-dominated agency, a year after its reputation was tarnished by a scandal involving agents and prostitutes in Colombia.” NY Daily News: “Investigators found bomb-making materials and pants that appeared to have blood on them […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 26th March 2013

Seattle Times: “A man who plotted to kill U.S. military personnel and workers at a Seattle military processing center will serve 18 years in prison and be supervised for 10 years, a federal judge ruled Monday. That Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif did not get a life sentence reflects a troubled investigation involving a deceitful informant and […]

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News from North America, Friday 15th March 2013

Al Jazeera: “Statements by Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, have put US forces in danger, the top US general in the Afghanistan has said. General Joseph Dunford’s warning came on Thursday after Karzai said at a public appearance on March 11 that the Taliban and US continue to hold talks in Qatar, despite rhetoric to the contrary.” Mother […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 19th February 2013

CBS News: “After 15 years in solitary confinement, the man convicted in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is reportedly suing for more human contact. According to the Los Angeles Times, Ramzi Yousef wants to convince a federal judge to live out the rest of his life sentence in a more open prison environment. The […]

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News from North America, Friday 11th January 2013

Alaska Dispatch: “Schaeffer Cox, the boyish anti-government activist and skilled orator from Fairbanks, Alaska, has given notice he will appeal his federal conviction for murder conspiracy, weapons violations and the nearly 26-year sentence that goes with them. Cox, 28, made himself out to be the commander of a strong militia preparing for government collapse and the […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 9th January 2013

ABC News: A man “who spewed anti-government rhetoric and amassed weapons in a plot to kill federal law enforcement officials will spend nearly 26 years in a federal prison. Schaeffer Cox was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court on nine felony counts, including conspiracy and possessing illegal weapons. The 28-year-old is the third and last […]

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News from North America, Monday 7th January 2013

BBC News: “Four people have been found dead following a shooting incident that triggered a stand-off with police in Aurora, in the US state of Colorado. Police say they went to a townhouse after shots were heard there overnight. Officers later entered the home. Following a gunfight they found the suspect dead, along with three […]

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