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Witnesses Testify Against Ex-Blackwater Colleagues in Case of 2007 Iraq Killings

National Desk; SECTA Witnesses Testify Against Ex-Blackwater Colleagues in Case of 2007 Iraq Killings The New York Times By MATT APUZZO 16 July 2014 WASHINGTON — As a line of Blackwater armored trucks pushed through heavy traffic away from the … Continue reading

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A small decal tells the story of love and loss

STICKER STORIES: A small decal tells the story of love and loss Lee McCubbins was killed in Afghanistan in December Chris Hurst, churst@wdbj7.com POSTED: 11:48 PM EDT Jul 10, 2014    UPDATED: 04:17 AM EDT Jul 11, 2014 Sticker Stories: Family remembers former Danville police officer AXTON, Va. -We have another Sticker … Continue reading

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FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings . View gallery . . Washington (AFP) – Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left 14 … Continue reading

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Fallen hero remembered one year later

Fallen hero remembered one year later By Eddie Mowen Jr. emowen@civitasmedia.com Law enforcement officer and local grad Kurt Muncy was killed one year ago on July 2. His parents strive to keep his

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G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker

G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker Published on the 05 July 2014 11:54   THREE G4S workers accused of killing an Angolan asylum seeker on a British Airways flight have denied manslaughter. Terence Hughes, 53, of … Continue reading

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Former Blackwater guard testifies against friends

Former Blackwater guard testifies against friends Originally published: July 3, 2014 12:35 PM Updated: July 3, 2014 12:47 PM By The Associated Press  PETE YOST (Associated Press) FILE – This Sept. 25, 2007 file photo shows an Iraqi traffic policeman … Continue reading

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Asylum seeker sues Federal Govt for injuries sustained during Manus riots

Asylum seeker sues Federal Govt for injuries sustained during Manus riots Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Alison Caldwell 1 July 2014 An asylum seeker who lost his eye in the Manus Island detention centre during the riots in February is … Continue reading

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Ex-Blackwater Guard Says He Didn’t See Threat Before Iraqis Were Shot

Ex-Blackwater Guard Says He Didn’t See Threat Before Iraqis Were Shot Four Former Security Guards Charged in 2007 Killings of 14 in Baghdad By FELICIA SCHWARTZ July 1, 2014 5:35 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The four former private security guards charged in … Continue reading

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Ex-Marine killed by explosion in Iraq

Ex-Marine killed by explosion in Iraq Contractor died just days before he was set to come home Author: Kumasi Aaron, Reporter, weekend anchor, kaaron@wjxt.com Francine Frazier, Web news editor, ffrazier@wjxt.com Published On: Jun 25 2014 10:22:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun … Continue reading

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Manus unrest: new evidence suggests G4S handed control to PNG squad

Manus unrest: new evidence suggests G4S handed control to PNG squad • New documents given to inquiry about night Reza Barati died raise questions about statements given by G4S executives • Immigration department was notified a day after unrest that … Continue reading

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