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US marine faces retrial over killing of Iraqi civilian

The US marine corps is to retry a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case has been overturned twice by military courts in recent years.<p>The military branch determined that the seriousness of the crime warranted a retrial of the case of Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins, who led an …

Octogenarian nun awaits sentence for protest break-in at US nuclear plant

On Monday morning, four days short of her 84th birthday, Sister Megan Rice ate a hearty breakfast of pancakes and oatmeal at the ungodly hour of 4.30am in Knox county jail, Knoxville, Tennessee.<p>Rice, a white-haired Catholic nun and anti-nuclear activist, was in fine spirits, giving a broad smile …

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Once-in-a-generation winter storm descends on Deep South

A brutal winter freeze began to descend on the Deep South early Tuesday with a huge swath of the region in the crosshairs of a storm that forecasters called "potentially paralyzing."<p>The storm was still in its infancy at 3:30 a.m. ET but meteorologists at The Weather Channel said they already had …

Thailand Braces For Chaos and Violence As Elections Go Ahead

Embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is sticking to her guns and will oversee snap elections across the country on Feb. 2, despite calls …

Obama to Raise Gov't Minimum Wage

Ukrainian Government Clings to Power As Protests Continue

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov offered to resign today and President Viktor F. Yanukovych …

Mohamed Morsi defiant in face of jailbreak and conspiracy charges

The former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been charged with breaking out of jail during the 2011 uprising and conspiring with foreign groups, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, to spread violent chaos throughout Egypt.<p>Elsewhere in Cairo on Tuesday, turmoil continued with the murder of a police …