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Pussy Riot Detained for Hours in Sochi, Leave Station Singing

SOCHI, Russia — Two members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest band that gained worldwide attention for opposing President Vladimir Putin, were detained here Tuesday in the biggest political disruption of the Winter Olympics so far.<p>Police said that they were questioning the women, Nadezhda …

Pussy Riot Members Arrested During Visit to Sochi

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who recently returned to Russia …

Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

Hazing Death of Baruch Fraternity Pledge Declared a Homicide

The death of a New York college freshman who suffered fatal head trauma during a hazing ritual has been declared a homicide, according to the …

Accused Craigslist killer claims more slayings

A Pennsylvania teen accused of killing a man she met on Craigslist told a local newspaper she and her husband did kill Troy LaFerrara — and that she killed dozens of other men over the last six years.<p><i>The Daily Item</i> in Sunbury reports that Miranda Barbour, 19, said in a jailhouse interview that she …

Foreign agency reportedly spied on US law firm with NSA's knowledge

According to the latest top-secret document leak from Edward Snowden, the NSA may have been involved in spying on an American law firm that was representing the Indonesian government while in trade talks with the US. The <i>New York Times</i> reports that the NSA did not conduct the surveillance directly, …

Split verdict in Florida loud-music slaying case

A jury in Florida returned a split verdict in the case of Michael Dunn, accused of killing an unarmed teenager in a dispute over loud music — a decision that will put the software engineer in prison for the rest of his life but leaves unanswered lingering questions about race, guns and self-defense …

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Will Comcast Get Federal OK To Buy Time Warner?

(We put a new top on this story at 9:25 a.m. ET and added an update at 10:15 a.m. ET.)<p>As NPR's David Folkenflik pointed out earlier today, Comcast's proposed $45 billion purchase of fellow cable company Time Warner will receive some scrutiny from federal officials. Here's some more about that part …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Trial Date Set for November

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who along with his late brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is the prime suspect in last …

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Thai court rejects opposition bid to annul election

<b>Thailand's constitutional court has rejected an opposition request to annul the 2 February election, citing insufficient grounds.</b><p>The Democrat Party had argued that the poll violated the constitution for several reasons, including that it was not completed in one day.<p>The government blamed the delay …

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Guantánamo hunger strikers able to challenge force-feeding, court rules

Hunger-striking detainees in Guantánamo Bay will be able to challenge in federal court the force-feeding to which many are being subjected, a Washington appeals court ruled on Tuesday, though the judges declined to put an immediate end to the practice.<p>In a split judgment from the US court of …