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  • SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2012, 6:57 A.M.

    Pfc. Manning’s trial delayed in WikiLeaks case

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The trial of an Army private charged with sending U.S. secrets to the website WikiLeaks is being pushed back from February to March. Military judge …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2012, 3:12 A.M.

    WikiLeaks: Varied views of Manning self-harm risk

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Several former workers at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., say that an Army private charged with providing classified information to the secret-spilling WikiLeaks …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012, 1 P.M.

    Family defends brothers charged in Fla. plot

    OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida brothers charged with plotting to support terrorists are caring family men who enjoyed living in the U.S. and would never hurt anyone, their …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012, 9:15 A.M.

    Marine pioneering effort to move women into combat

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine 1st Lt. Brandy Soublet is about as far from the war front as possible at her desk in the California desert, but she’s on the …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012, 12:17 A.M.

    Future of cleared Mankato football coach uncertain

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota college football coach said he wants to return to work now that a judge has dismissed prosecutors’ claims that video he took of his …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 9:37 P.M.

    Judge dismisses porn case against Minn. coach

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota football coach sidelined by accusations of child pornography involving his own children reacted with relief Friday after a judge dismissed the case, saying he …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 1:58 P.M.

    US government releases once-secret Watergate files

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Watergate Judge John J. Sirica aided the prosecution in pursuing the White House connection to the Democratic headquarters break-in by providing the special prosecutor information from a …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 12:48 P.M.

    Couple convicted of stealing GM trade secrets

    DETROIT (AP) — A former General Motors engineer with access to the automaker’s hybrid technology was convicted Friday along with her husband of stealing trade secrets for possible use in …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 11:56 A.M.

    Settlement reached over $1M Arkansas lotto ticket

    SEARCY, Ark. (AP) — A lawsuit over who owns a $1 million scratch-off Arkansas lottery ticket that a woman pulled from a convenience store trash can was settled out of …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 10:51 A.M.

    Tennis referee murder case dismissed in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The arrest of a tennis referee before a match at the U.S. Open in connection with her husband’s death was a shocker last summer. On Friday, …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 10:20 A.M.

    Attorneys for Strauss-Kahn deny settlement reached

    NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Friday denied that the former International Monetary Fund chief has reached a settlement with a New York City hotel maid who …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 7:55 A.M.

    GI charged in WikiLeaks case admits making noose

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — As a military prosecutor held up a knotted bedsheet in court, Pfc. Bradley Manning acknowledged on Friday that he fashioned a noose and contemplated suicide …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 7:22 A.M.

    Couple arrested in Fla. theme park to return to NH

    PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — A fugitive couple arrested at a Florida theme park waived extradition and will voluntarily return to New Hampshire to face charges in the beating and burning …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 6:55 A.M.

    NH couple charged in boy burning case due in court

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fugitive couple arrested at a Florida theme park will voluntarily return to New Hampshire to face charges in the beating and burning of the woman’s …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 4:31 A.M.

    Prosecutors to question Manning in WikiLeaks case

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Military prosecutors planned to go face-to-face for the first time Friday with an Army private charged with sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 1:21 A.M.

    Ban on gay change therapy faces first legal test

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind California law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from counseling gay minors on how to become heterosexual faced its first legal test Friday as lawyers for those …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 12:23 A.M.

    AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle

    NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the case says former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York City hotel maid who accused him of trying …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 12:10 A.M.

    Ex-Nat’l Lampoon CEO to be sentenced in fraud case

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former chief executive of National Lampoon and two co-conspirators faced possible life sentences Friday after being convicted of swindling investors out of about $200 million. U.S. …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 11:59 P.M.

    NH couple charged in boy burning case due in court

    PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities will know soon whether a fugitive couple charged in connection with the beating and burning of the woman’s 3-year-old son will waive extradition …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 11:10 P.M.

    LA judge dismisses suit over park Nativity scenes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal judge on Thursday dismissed a Christian group’s lawsuit to force suburban Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 9:14 P.M.

    Federal prisons urged to grant more early releases

    NEW YORK (AP) — For humanitarian and economic reasons, the federal Bureau of Prisons should grant more early releases to incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners, two advocacy groups say in …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 6:03 P.M.

    AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her have reached an agreement to settle her …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 3:53 P.M.

    AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid to settle

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her have reached an agreement to settle her …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 1:36 P.M.

    Brewer sued over license policy for immigrants

    PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 1:23 P.M.

    Army GI testifies he thought he’d die in custody

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history testified Thursday that he felt like a doomed, caged animal after he was …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 12:40 P.M.

    Texas inmate waits more than 30 years for retrial

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Kansas man who remains in a Texas prison more than 30 years after his murder conviction was overturned has become the subject of a fight between …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 11:41 A.M.

    Man arrested after incident with Romney motorcade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service said Thursday a man interfered with a motorcade carrying Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as his vehicle arrived at a secure checkpoint near the …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 11:02 A.M.

    Army GI in WikiLeaks case takes stand at hearing

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history took the stand Thursday at a military hearing about what he contends was …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 9:20 A.M.

    Tips led to arrest of NH couple in burned boy case

    PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — Tips from acquaintances and others helped authorities track a fugitive New Hampshire couple to Florida, where they were arrested at the Universal Studios theme park on …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012, 7:37 A.M.

    Fla. jail: ‘security concern’ over NH pair’s case

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida jail is not saying anything about plans to transport a New Hampshire couple back home because of security concerns after they were arrested for …


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