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Sep 14, 2016

Guam-based Navy commander held over attempted San Diego rape

A Navy commander has been arrested in San Diego on attempted rape charges. The San Diego Police Department said in a release Tuesday that John Michael Neuhart II was arrested late Monday after receiving a call from the victim’s neighbor who heard screams. Police ...

Sep 12, 2016

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away woman in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000€ fine on Monday after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim woman wearing a headscarf. Merete Hodne had risked up to six months in prison for religious discrimination for turning Malika Bayan away ...

Feds drop bribery case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

Sep 9, 2016

Feds drop bribery case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

Federal prosecutors dropped their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday. Prosecutors indicated in court filings they do not want to pursue a second trial against the couple, a move that comes after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned McDonnell’s ...