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Thief, rapist, murderer or terrorist…the crime that an individual is accused of does not alter the process by which guilt is determined. (Nobody opposes this law because they want to protect 'terrorists,' they oppose it because they want to protect

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Sheriff Kelly Janke of North Dakota's Nelson County uttered that ominous sentence in mid-September, during what the local media giddily described as a stand-off with local farmer Rodney Brossart and his family. By that time, Sheriff Janke, with the h

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Military given go-ahead to detain US terrorist suspects without trial - Civil rights groups dismayed as Barack Obama abandons commitment to veto new security law contained in defence bill

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BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) - Police in Indonesia's most conservative province raided a punk-rock concert and detained 65 fans, buzzing off their spiky mohawks and stripping away body piercings because of the perceived threat to Islamic values.