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US Navy Fires on Boat Off Dubai, 1 Killed

Posted July 16th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. military says a Navy ship fired on a small boat that was speeding toward it off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. UAE officials say one Indian national on board the boat was killed and three others were wounded. They say the boat was a fishing vessel. The U.S. Navy says the […]

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Gunmen Kill 7 Pakistani Security Personnel

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say gunmen have killed seven security personnel at a temporary army encampment in the generally peaceful province of Punjab. Authorities say an unknown number of gunmen killed six soldiers and a policeman early Monday. Three other policemen were wounded. The attack took place as thousands of protesters were passing through the area on […]

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Judge Sets New Bail in Trayvon Martin Case

Posted July 6th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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A judge in Florida has set a $1 million bond for a neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager earlier this year. The judge revoked George Zimmerman’s initial $150,000 bond and ordered him back to jail last month, after prosecutors alleged he and his wife misled the court about […]

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Florida Teen Shooter Back in Police Custody

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin is back in police custody. George Zimmerman surrendered to Florida police Sunday and was booked into jail. A judge revoked Zimmerman’s bond Friday because he and his wife lied to the court about their finances so he could obtain a […]

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Documents Released from Trayvon Martin Investigation

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Florida have released nearly 200 pages of documents and other items from the investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The documents released Thursday include the autopsy report on 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, photographs of Trayvon’s killer, George Zimmerman, in the hours shortly after the shooting, […]

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Florida Teenager’s Killer Released on Bail

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has been released from a Florida jail after posting bail. George Zimmerman left the facility around midnight Sunday, staring straight ahead as he walked past a group of photographers and into a waiting car. His destination is being kept secret as he […]

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Judge Sets $150,000 Bail for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Florida judge has set bail at $150,000 for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin. The judge’s agreement to release George Zimmerman on bail came at a hearing Friday, where Zimmerman apologized to Martin’s family. “I wanted to say I am sorry for the loss of your […]

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Bail Hearing Opens for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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A bail hearing has begun for the Florida man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old African American. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is appearing before a judge Friday to seek his release on bail while he awaits trial. The judge will determine whether the 28-year-old Zimmerman could potentially flee the state if he […]

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Bail Hearing for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Florida man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old African American teenager will appear before a judge Friday to seek his release on bail while he awaits trial. The judge will determine whether 28-year-old George Zimmerman could potentially flee the state if he is released, if he poses a threat to the community, […]

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Neighborhood Watch Volunteer Appears in Court Over Shooting of Black Teen

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the February 26 shooting death of an African-American teenager has made his first appearance in a Florida courtroom. Thursday’s appearance was brief, with George Zimmerman only saying “yes sir” when asked basic questions about the charge against him for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The […]

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