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US Congresswoman Marks One Year Since Shooting

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led a candlelight service in Tucson, Arizona to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting spree that killed six people and left her seriously wounded. Giffords led a large crowd at the University of Arizona in a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, her voice emotional but strong. She was accompanied […]

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Malaysian Court Acquits Anwar of Sodomy

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy charges. The judge ruled Monday that the DNA used by prosecutors as evidence was not reliable. The judge also said there was not enough corroborating evidence proving that Anwar had sex with a former male aide. Homosexuality is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia. If he […]

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