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US Soldier is Jailed for South Korean Rape

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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A South Korean court has sentenced an American soldier to 10 years in prison for raping a teenage girl, the heaviest sentence handed a U.S. serviceman in the country in almost 20 years. The court said Tuesday the unidentified soldier had committed sadistic and sexually perverted acts in which he repeatedly raped the 18-year-old girl […]

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NATO Rules Out Syria Action

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says it has no intention of taking military action in Syria, after closing it’s seven-month campaign to protect civilians in Libya. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday the alliance has ruled out any intervention in Syria. He condemned President Bashar al-Assad’s deadly crackdown on dissent and urged the government to accommodate the “legitimate […]

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