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Virginia city seeks healing after man's murder conviction

Virginia city seeks healing after man's murder convictionCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Civil rights activists in this Virginia city say they hope the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who drove into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in 2017 will help with healing their violence-scarred community.



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James Alex Fields Jr. Found Guilty In Murder Of Heather Heyer In Charlottesville Car Attack

James Alex Fields Jr. Found Guilty In Murder Of Heather Heyer In Charlottesville Car AttackNeo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was found guilty on 10 charges including first-



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Sean Penn Spotted Filming Documentary on Khashoggi’s Murder

Sean Penn Spotted Filming Documentary on Khashoggi’s MurderPenn was seen directing shooting on Wednesday outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Khashoggi was killed and dismembered on Oct. 2, as well as at the residence of the Saudi consul general, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency and Hurriyet Daily News reported.



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Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murderA Turkish prosecutor has demanded that arrest warrants be issued against two Saudi nationals close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish source close to the investigation said Wednesday. Khashoggi, 59, was killed shortly after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain paperwork for his upcoming marriage. The chief prosecutor’s office in Istanbul filed an application Tuesday to obtain the warrants for Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, described in court documents as being “among the planners” of the murder of the Washington Post contributor Khashoggi.



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Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'

Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'The South Carolina senator has been one of the president's most dependable allies, until now.



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Member of 'Texas Seven' executed 18 years after police murder

Member of 'Texas Seven' executed 18 years after police murderJoseph Garcia, 47, was executed by lethal injection and pronounced dead at 6:43 pm local time (0043 GMT) in the death chamber in Huntsville. Sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing a friend during a fight, Garcia and six other inmates at the Connally high-security prison in southern Texas participated in an infamous escape. To finance their post-escape trip, the “Texas Seven” looted retail businesses, and on Christmas Eve, they attacked a sporting goods store in a Dallas suburb.



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Ex-Dallas officer who shot man in his home charged with murder

Ex-Dallas officer who shot man in his home charged with murderAmber Guyger, 30, surrendered to authorities after a grand jury indicted her on a charge of murder in the Sept. 6 death of Botham Jean, 26, Dallas County District Attorney’s spokeswoman Kimberlee Leach said by phone. Guyger, who lived in an apartment one floor below Jean’s unit, told investigators she mistook Jean for an intruder after she entered his apartment by mistake and he appeared in the darkness, police said. Guyger walked into the apartment after returning from a work shift and was able to enter because Jean’s door was slightly ajar, according to a Texas law enforcement account of the incident.



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Graham Vows to Block GOP Agenda Until CIA Briefs Congress on Khashoggi Murder

Graham Vows to Block GOP Agenda Until CIA Briefs Congress on Khashoggi MurderSenator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Wednesday that he would not support a new government-funding bill or the confirmation of Republican judicial nominees until the CIA is allowed to brief lawmakers on the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If that briefing is not given soon, it’s gonna be hard for me to vote for any spending bill,” Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis gave Congress a classified briefing on Khashoggi’s assassination at the hands of Saudi agents Wednesday morning, but CIA director Gina Haspel was not present.



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3 Filipino police guilty of teen's murder in brutal drug war

3 Filipino police guilty of teen's murder in brutal drug warMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court found three police officers guilty on Thursday of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such conviction under the president's deadly crackdown on drugs.



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Saudi Prince Slams CIA Assessment Report on Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Prince Slams CIA Assessment Report on Khashoggi MurderSeveral news organizations including the Washington Post and New York Times have reported that the CIA concluded the crown prince ordered the columnist’s assassination in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, contradicting Riyadh’s version that he wasn’t involved. CIA officials have high confidence in their conclusion, which is based on multiple sources of intelligence, the Post reported Nov. 16. “The CIA has been proved wrong before,” Prince Turki Al-Faisal, a longtime Saudi intelligence chief, said in an interview in Abu Dhabi Saturday.



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