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Former Rep Jesse Jackson apologizes at sentencing

Written By: Theo | Published: August-15-2013 | Category: US NEWS
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., apologized Wednesday before he was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is not related to Jackson Jr., also sentenced the former congressman's wife, Sandi, to a year in prison, the Chicago Tribune reported. The judge ...

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Trayvon Martins mom calls for repeal of Stand Your Ground law

The Web Babies July-28-2013

MIAMI, July 29 (UPI) -- The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday she believes Florida's Stand Your Ground law helped her son's killer get away with murder. Sybrina Fulton's commen...

OJ Simpson makes bid for early release from prison

The Web Babies July-25-2013

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 25 (UPI) -- Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson, saying he has been a model prisoner, Thursday asked Nevada parole officials to shorten his 33-year prison sentence...

Russian Postal Service fined for delayed airmail

The Web Babies July-26-2013

MOSCOW, July 26 (UPI) -- The Russian Postal Service has been fined $11,000 for allowing letters and packages to pile up at airports in the Moscow region, prosecutors said Friday. ...

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93 in Congress urge Obama to consult on Syria military strike

Theo August-29-2013

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- At least 93 members of Congress signed a letter urging U.S. President Barack Obama to consult with Congress before taking any military action against Syria. The letter, written by Rep. Scott Rigell, R...

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Evelyn Yang is the bravest woman I know

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(CNN)In a shocking exclusive interview with CNN, Evelyn Yang, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, bravely revealed to the country that she is a survivor of sexual assault by an OB-GYN who is accused of abusing dozens of his patients -- most of whom were pregnant.

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Two actors die in rehearsal for Mexican TV series

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(CNN)Two actors fell off a bridge and died while working on the TV series "Sin Miedo a la Verdad," Mexican network Televisa announced on Friday.

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LSU football team welcomed at White House

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Georgia sheriff's deputy arrested and charged with rape, police say

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(CNN)A Georgia sheriff's deputy has been arrested on a charge of rape after a female suspect alleged that he had inappropriate contact with her, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

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Meghan and Harry waxworks removed

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Former Congressman William Gray dies


WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Former Democratic U.S. Rep. William H. Gray III, a legend in Philadelphia politics, died Monday in London, a spo...

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ACA enrollment deadline extended again due to website demand


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Obama observes 60th anniversary of Korean armistice


WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama observed the 60th anniversary of America's "Forgotten War" on the Korean peninsula ...

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StudySurveillance judges mostly conservatives former federal workers


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93 in Congress urge Obama to consult on Syria military strike


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