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The Obama administration has released its internal guidelines for how it decides to kill or capture alleged terrorists around the globe, three years after they came into effect. They provide a look at the drone war bureaucracy behind hundreds of strikes in Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia and elsewhere, a system President Obama will hand off to his successor. The guidelines show […]

The Latest: Alabama House speaker gets 4 years in prison

The Latest on the trial and sentencing of former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been sentenced to four years in prison for violating the state’s ethics law. Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker handed down the sentence Friday. Hubbard faces additional time on […]

As coach, former US House speaker molested 5 boys: Prosecutors

WASHINGTON: Stunning new details have emerged of ex-House speaker Dennis Hastert’s molestation of boys as young as 14, a precipitous fall from grace for a man once second in line to the presidency. The 74-year-old Republican lobbyist agreed to pay $3.5 million to one of his youngest victim, federal prosecutors said in a filing detailing […]

Wanted: A house for Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grandnephew

KOLKATA: Getting a foothold in Mamata Banerjee’s home turf isn’t easy. And, BJP candidate from Bhawanipore, Chandra Bose, seems to be learning this the hard way. Chandra – a grandnephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who was at the forefront of the declassification campaign – has been desperately searching for a space to set up […]