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Europe Set to Free Hundreds of Terror Convicts

Europe Set to Free Hundreds of Terror Convicts

May 10
Over the next two years, terrorism convicts will walk free from European prisons by the dozens - more than 200 inmates who largely formed the first wave of jihadis streaming to Syria and Iraq, dreaming of an Islamic caliphate not yet established.

Congressional Panel Probing Opioids Abuse Targets Distributor Firms

Congressional Panel Probing Opioids Abuse Targets Distributor Firms

By Alan Fram | May 8
Congressional investigators say wholesale pharmaceutical distributors shipped hundreds of millions of prescription opioid pills to West Virginia, a state disproportionately ravaged by deaths caused by the addictive drugs.

VW Board Eyes Damage Claims Against Former CEO Winterkorn

VW Board Eyes Damage Claims Against Former CEO Winterkorn

May 6
A VW spokesman says the German automaker's supervisory board is checking whether it can demand damage claims from former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in connection with the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Court Vacates Kennedy Cousin Skakel's Murder Conviction

Court Vacates Kennedy Cousin Skakel's Murder Conviction

By Dave Collins | May 5
In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich.

Driver In Crash That Killed Broadway Actress' Child Charged

Driver In Crash That Killed Broadway Actress' Child Charged

By Colleen Long | May 3
A driver who likely had a seizure behind the wheel then drove into a Brooklyn crosswalk, killing the 4-year-old daughter of a Broadway actress and a 1-year-old boy, was charged with manslaughter Thursday.

After Terroristic Anti-Gay Threats, Chicago Man Set Free by Accident

After Terroristic Anti-Gay Threats, Chicago Man Set Free by Accident

By Kilian Melloy | May 3
A round of finger-pointing ensued after a man arrested in February for making terroristic threats against establishments with LGBTQ patrons was mistakenly set free.

Two Texas Men Sentenced After Anti-Gay Hate Crime Rampage

Two Texas Men Sentenced After Anti-Gay Hate Crime Rampage

By Kilian Melloy | May 2
Two members of a four-man group that used hookup app Grindr to perpetrated a series of assaults targeting gay men have been sentenced after being charged with a number of crimes, including violations of federal hate crimes statues.

Fla. Officer Charged with Encouraging Violence

Fla. Officer Charged with Encouraging Violence

May 2
An officer at a Florida juvenile detention center has been charged with ordering an attack that led to an inmate's death in order to coerce cooperation and punish bad behavior.

Man on a 'Jihad' Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

Man on a 'Jihad' Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

By David Porter | May 2
A former Seattle resident who admitted killing four people on a self-proclaimed "jihad" to avenge U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East received a life sentence without parole.

Man Claiming to Hunt Bigfoot Charged with Child Porn

Man Claiming to Hunt Bigfoot Charged with Child Porn

May 2
Authorities say an Arkansas man under investigation for claiming he tracked Bigfoot for the U.S. government has been arrested on a child pornography charge.

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