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Man pleads guilty to groping girl, 16, on Alaska flight after PDX departure

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Man pleads guilty to groping girl, 16, on Alaska flight after PDX departure


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Accused cop-killer halts jury selection in New Orleans by rubbing feces on his face

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Accused cop-killer halts jury selection in New Orleans by rubbing feces on his face


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Man accused in beheading plot found guilty on all counts

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Man accused in beheading plot found guilty on all counts


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Key figure in oxycodone prescription scam gets 8-year term

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Key figure in oxycodone prescription scam gets 8-year term


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South Sioux City man pleads not guilty to murder

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South Sioux City man pleads not guilty to murder


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Second-degree murder verdict in Charles City trial

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Second-degree murder verdict in Charles City trial


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Everett Man Found Guilty In 2015 ISIS Terror Plot

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Everett Man Found Guilty In 2015 ISIS Terror Plot


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Minnesota man nearly shot in drug sting is sentenced to prison
WATERLOO – A Minnesota man who was shot at by a narcotics agent during a January drug sting in Waterloo has been sentenced to prison. Judge Leonard Strand sentenced Paul Daniel Greseth, 32, of Wanamingo, Minn., to 15 years in prison during a Wednesday hearing in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. Greseth, who had ignored officers’ orders while he was trying to vacuum up nearly a pound of ice meth at a car wash, will have to serve five years of supervised release following his prison time   Read More ...
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Calif. Woman Sentenced For Craigslist ‘Rape Fantasy’ Plot to Frame Husband’s Ex: ‘A Diabolical Scheme’
A California woman was sentenced to five years in prison for a bizarre and elaborate scheme to frame her husband’s ex-fiancée for trying to have her raped. Angela Maria Diaz, 32, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including kidnapping, false imprisonment, forgery and falsely reporting a crime, according to a statement released by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office   Read More ...
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Oklahoma man sentenced to life without parole in shooting death of Bethel Acres man
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – A Pottawatomie County man was sentenced to life without parole for first-degree murder in connection to the death of a Bethel Acres man. In September of 2015, officers were called to a home near Hwy 102 and Hardesty Rd. after learning about a man attacking a woman. “Oh my gosh, it hurts pretty bad. From the neck up, I couldn’t believe when I saw myself,”   Read More ...
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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify
Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House’s top cyber security official testify. White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce did not appear before the Senate Armed Services on Thursday to discuss cyber threats facing the United States. His vacant seat drew frustration from lawmakers in both parties   Read More ...
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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House’s top cyber security official testify. White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce did not appear before the Senate Armed Services on Thursday to discuss cyber threats facing the United States. His vacant seat drew frustration from lawmakers in both parties   Read More ...
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Steinle Trial Jurors Sworn In; Opening Statements Next Week
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Opening statements will begin Monday in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting Kathryn Steinle as she walked on San Francisco’s Pier 14 in 2015. A jury and five alternate jurors were seated and sworn-in Wednesday in the murder trial of Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate, who was arrested shortly after the fatal shooting of Steinle, 32, on July 1 2015   Read More ...
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Man faces sentence for ID theft targeting hospital workers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Cuban national is set to be sentenced by a federal judge in Pennsylvania for his role in an international conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Yoandy Perez Llanes (YAWN'-es) pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy and aggravated identity theft charged in April   Read More ...
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Sisseton man sentenced to prison in grazing fraud scheme
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Sisseton man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in a cattle grazing fraud scheme. Authorities say 49-year-old Keith Hagen and his former wife, Amanda Holy Bull, provided custom grazing services to ranchers on land they leased from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says the two entered into fraudulent contracts and pocketed the money, defrauding ranchers out of $236,000   Read More ...
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Two men sentenced to life in prison for separate Birmingham killings in 2016
Two men convicted of murder in Jefferson County were sentenced to prison last week. Samdrekus Eugene Bester, 33, was found guilty of murder by a jury in July for the death of Caudereo Tyrell Roseman. Bester was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole by Jefferson County Circuit Judge Clyde Jones.   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. A lawyer for the 67-year-old Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar, attended Thursday’s hearing at the Accountability Court and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Sisseton man sentenced to prison in grazing fraud scheme
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Sisseton man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in a cattle grazing fraud scheme. Authorities say 49-year-old Keith Hagen and his former wife, Amanda Holy Bull, provided custom grazing services to ranchers on land they leased from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says the two entered into fraudulent contracts and pocketed the money, defrauding ranchers out of $236,000   Read More ...
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Man serving life term for kidnapping, murder to be re-sentenced
A man convicted in the 2008 kidnapping and murder of a Green Brook woman with whom he was acquainted won part of his appeal and can argue to be re-sentenced. A three-judge panel ruled that Rashawn Bond's conviction should be upheld, however. Tanya Worthy, 35, a business owner and recruiter for DeVry University, was living in her boyfriend Rahim Jackson's million-dollar mansion in Green Brook, and also having an affair with the married Bond, according to prosecutors   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Houston man pleads guilty to drug trafficking in East Texas
A 35-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in East Texas, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas. Jeffrey Clive Arnold pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the violations before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin. In August 2015, law enforcement officers began investigating the suspected trafficking of methamphetamine through southeast Texas, the news release said   Read More ...
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Beshear: Boone County Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Beating Death of 7-week-old
AG’s Special Prosecution Unit secured plea, recommended sentence FRANKFORT, KY. (Oct. 18, 2017) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Special Prosecutions Unit today announced the 20-year sentence of a Boone County Man in the beating death of seven-week-old Aiden Wainscott in 2015. Cody Jene Phelps, 25, of Walton, entered a plea of guilty in September 2017, in Boone Circuit Court to first-degree manslaughter, Class B felony, and two counts of first-degree criminal abuse, Class C felonies   Read More ...
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WATCH: Chris Tapp pleads not guilty to domestic battery charge
IDAHO FALLS — Christopher Tapp appeared in court Tuesday after he was arrested on charges of domestic battery and interference with a telecommunication device. Tapp pleaded not guilty to both misdemeanor charges. Tapp was represented by public defender John Thomas, the same attorney who fought to get Tapp’s 1997 rape and murder conviction overturned. Tapp was convicted of raping and murdering 18-year-old Angie Dodge at her Idaho Falls apartment   Read More ...
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Florida man set to plead guilty to threatening mosque
MIAMI (AP) — Court records show a Florida man is scheduled to plead guilty to recording threatening phone messages at a mosque. A Miami federal judge set a change-of-plea hearing Thursday for 35-year-old Gerald Sloane Wallace, who was indicted by a grand jury in June on a charge of making an interstate communication that threatened injury. Wallace previously pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Florida man set to plead guilty to threatening mosque
MIAMI – Court records show a Florida man is scheduled to plead guilty to recording threatening phone messages at a mosque. A Miami federal judge set a change-of-plea hearing Thursday for 35-year-old Gerald Sloane Wallace, who was indicted by a grand jury in June on a charge of making an interstate communication that threatened injury. Wallace previously pleaded not guilty. The indictment says Wallace phoned the Miami Gardens mosque in February and left a message using profanity against Islam, the prophet Muhammad and the Quran   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial. But the lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the women say they are unruffled by what has been presented so far. The witnesses have testified variously to how Kim Jong Nam and died and that the two suspects had VX nerve agent on their clothing   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial, but the top lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the two women say they are unruffled by what has been presented in court so far   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial. But the lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the women say they are unruffled by what has been presented so far. The witnesses have testified variously to how Kim Jong Nam and died and that the two suspects had VX nerve agent on their clothing   Read More ...
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Liberian rebel commander guilty of immigration fraud
Philadelphia - A Liberian accused of war crimes has been convicted of lying about his past as a rebel commander so he could enter the US. Fifty-one-year-old Mohammed Jabbateh was found guilty in a federal court in Philadelphia on Wednesday of immigration fraud and perjury for deceiving US officials about his role during the Liberian civil war in the 1990s. His trial involved testimony from several witnesses who said he or his soldiers killed civilians, raped women and engaged in cannibalism   Read More ...
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Washington state man pleads guilty to shooting taxi driver
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state man accused of fatally shooting a taxi driver in March 2015 has accepted a plea deal to lower his charge. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree robbery. The murder charge was in the first degree before the plea deal   Read More ...
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Illinois man to be sentenced in internet-sting terror case
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man snared in a 2013 internet sting is being sentenced for seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad's regime in Syria. Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers are requesting different prison terms for Abdella Ahmad Tounisi (too-NEE'-see) at Thursday's hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors want the maximum 15 years for attempting to provide material support to terrorists   Read More ...
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Oklahoma police officer who shot, killed daughter's boyfriend found guilty of manslaughter
TULSA, Okla. After more than five hours of deliberation, the jury found Shannon Kepler guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 killing of Jeremy Lake, his daughter's boyfriend, and recommended 15 years in prison. Kepler Trial Update VERDICT IN: The jury has returned a guilty of manslaughter verdict in the 4th trial of former Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler. http://bit.ly/2kYON6z. Posted by on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Though he was charged with first-degree murder, the jury also considered the lesser charge of manslaughter in the heat of passion   Read More ...
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Illinois man to be sentenced in internet-sting terror case
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man snared in a 2013 internet sting is being sentenced for seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad's regime in Syria. Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers are requesting different prison terms for Abdella Ahmad Tounisi (too-NEE'-see) at Thursday's hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors want the maximum 15 years for attempting to provide material support to terrorists   Read More ...
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Illinois man to be sentenced in internet-sting terror case
CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago man snared in a 2013 internet sting is being sentenced for seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad's regime in Syria. Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers are requesting different prison terms for Abdella Ahmad Tounisi (too-NEE'-see) at Thursday's hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors want the maximum 15 years for attempting to provide material support to terrorists   Read More ...
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Woman is sentenced to 5 years in prison for framing husband's ex-fiancee in Craigslist rape fantasy plot
A woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison in what prosecutors called a “diabolical scheme” to frame her husband’s ex-fiancee in a Craigslist rape fantasy plot. Angela Maria Diaz, 32, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 10 felony and 22 misdemeanor charges, including kidnapping, false imprisonment and falsely reporting a crime to a peace officer, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office   Read More ...
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Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Involvement in Drug Conspiracy
A judge sentenced a Rosemeade, California man, 46-year-old Martin Cisneros (aka “Moose”), to 11 years in prison for his involvement in a drug conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in four states. Cisneros pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and one count to distribute at least 50 grams of actual methamphetamine. According to evidence presented in connection to his plea and sentencing, Cisneros supplied at least 12 pounds and up to 42 pounds of methamphetamine as part of a drug conspiracy in central California, Colorado, Hawaii, and Nevada   Read More ...
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Man convicted in plot to behead blogger over cartoon contest
BOSTON – A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries   Read More ...
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Lawyers squabble over video of Luis Toledo arrest interrogation
Jurors will see video of husband saying neighbor tossed family members' bodies in 'gator pit' Frank Fernandez @frankfff ST. AUGUSTINE — A recording of Luis Toledo telling investigators to search for the bodies of his wife and children in a "gator pit" will be played for jurors in his triple-murder trial. In the recording, Toledo blamed a neighbor for disposing of the bodies of his 28-year-old wife, Yessenia Suarez and her two children: 9-year-old Thalia Otto and 8-year-old Michael Otto   Read More ...
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Former United Steelworkers head placed to house arrest after pleading guilty to federal charges
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The former president of the local chapter of the United Steelworkers union was sentenced Wednesday to five months' house arrest after admitting to lying to federal investigators during a Department of Labor probe into the union. David Sager, 59, of Gibsonburg pleaded guilty in June to charges of obstruction of justice, making false statements to law enforcement and filing a false tax return   Read More ...
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Family of fatal motorcycle accident plead for justice, suspect still at large
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The family of a man who died from a hit and run crash is pleading for justice a little more than two weeks after the crash. The victim, Mike Olson, died yesterday. He was 63 and from Cedar Rapids. Police say a car struck Olson while he was riding his motorcycle on October first. It happened at the intersection of C Street and 20th Avenue in southwest Cedar Rapids   Read More ...
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Lawyer who fought for UVA to admit women undergraduates dies
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The man who in 1970 got the University of Virginia to finally admit women into undergraduate classes died Sunday at his Maryland home. John C. Lowe, 80, of Bethesda, was a defense attorney and community leader during his decades living and working in Charlottesville. He was an advocate and an optimist, his family and friends said, committed to believing the best in life   Read More ...
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Man pleads guilty to groping girl, 16, on Alaska flight after PDX departure
SEATTLE — A California man has pleaded guilty to groping and kissing a 16-year-old girl on an Alaska Airlines flight last year. Jesse Salas was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Seattle with one misdemeanor count of simple assault on an aircraft. He pleaded guilty Wednesday. Salas of Redondo Beach was on a flight on June 22, 2016, from Portland to Anchorage   Read More ...
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Family disgusted by sentence for man guilty in connection with Massachusetts double murder
Family disgusted by sentence for man guilty in connection with Massachusetts double murder WEBVTT NEWSCENTER 5'S DAVID BIENICK ISLIVE WHERE THE MURDERS TOOKPLACE, DAVID?>> GOOD EVENING.THE BODIES OF A MAN AND WOMANWERE FOUND IN THIS BASEMENT OFTHIS NOW BOARDED UP HOUSE INPEABODY LAST FEBRUARY.THE MAN IN COURT TODAY WASINITIALLY CHARGED WITH MURDER.IN THE END, HE WAS ALLOWED TOPLEAD GUILTY TO LESSER CHARGES   Read More ...
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Lawsuit filed by servers against Myrtle Beach restaurant over tips could go to trial in early 2018
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A federal lawsuit filed by three servers against a popular Myrtle Beach restaurant alleging improper procedures that deal with tips is expected to go to trial in the first half of 2018, according to the attorney representing the eatery’s owners. In the lawsuit against Captain George’s seafood restaurant, an amended version of which was filed Aug   Read More ...
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Man found guilty in plot to behead Pamela Geller
A man faces life in prison after being found guilty of conspiring to behead Pamela Geller.   Read More ...
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