04 16 2014
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Afghan President Karzai Fears Drone Killing Could Jeopardize Peace Talks with Pakistan

Karzai told US congressional delegation killing of Hakimullah Mehsud was badly timed

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has criticized the timing of the U.S. drone strike that killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban last week, his office said in a statement.


Read more: Afghan President Karzai Fears Drone Killing Could Jeopardize Peace Talks with Pakistan

Houston Texans Coach Collapses on Field During Game

Gary Kubiak taken to hospital for evaluation

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak collapsed on the field at a game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, petrifying the home crowd as he was wheeled away on a stretcher.
The 52-year-old coach was walking near the 20-yard line just after halftime started when he slowly bent over and then collapsed.


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Alderman Wants Police Brutality Fund, Opposes Tougher Gun Sentencing

Howard Brookins questioned if three-year mandatory sentence for gun offenses is necessary

Twenty-first Ward Alderman Howard Brookins recently proposed a $20 million fund be created for victims of Chicago police brutality and questioned if a three-year mandatory sentence for illegal gun offenses is necessary.


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Reparations: Pros and Cons of an International Case Before World Court

Legal luminaries are squaring off publicly

Even before the first legal briefs have been filed in a British or World Court seeking reparations for slavery in 14 Caribbean island nations, legal luminaries are squaring off publicly.


Read more: Reparations: Pros and Cons of an International Case Before World Court

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