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Factbox-Key Quotes Cited as Evidence of Seditious Conspiracy in U.S. Trial of Oath Keepers
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Factbox-Key Quotes Cited as Evidence of Seditious Conspiracy in U.S. Trial of Oath Keepers

By Sarah N. Lynch and Chris GallagherWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The founder of the far-right Oath Keepers group, Stewart Rhodes, and four others are the first people to go on trial in more than a decade over seditious conspiracy charges for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.Rhodes and his four co-defendants - Thomas Caldwell, Kenneth Harrelson, Kelly Meggs and Jessica Watkins - are accused of conspiring to try to keep Republican Donald Trump in power after he had lost the 2020 election. A pro-Trump mob charged into the Capitol on Jan. 6 and attacked police but failed to prevent lawmakers from certifying Democrat Joe Biden's victory.Seditious conspiracy is a rarely prosecuted crime under a statute dating to the Civil War era and is defined as attempting "to overthrow,...
Weekend stabbing in Lindsay sends 1 to hospital: police
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Weekend stabbing in Lindsay sends 1 to hospital: police

One person was taken to hospital following a reported stabbing in Lindsay, Ont., on the weekend.According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 10:10 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a report of a fight in the area of Kent and William streets.Officers found a male suffering from a stab wound. Police say he was taken to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay with non-life-threatening injuries.No other details were provided.Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information can contact police at 705-324-5252 or anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477) or khcrimestoppers.com. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source link
Mexico Files 2nd Lawsuit Against Arms Dealers in US
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Mexico Files 2nd Lawsuit Against Arms Dealers in US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government filed another U.S. gun lawsuit Monday, this time against five U.S. gun shops and distributors it claims are responsible for the flow of illegal weapons into Mexico.Mexico's first lawsuit, which was recently dismissed, targeted U.S. gun manufacturers. The second, which Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said was filed in Arizona's federal district court Monday, targets gun dealers.“We are suing them because clearly there is a pattern, we contend that it is obvious that there is weapons trafficking and that it is known that these guns are going to our country,” Ebrard said.Ebrard promised last week the new lawsuit would target gun shops or dealers in U.S. border states who sell guns to “straw” purchasers who pass them on to smugglers, who th...
3 men injured in Toronto shooting, at least 1 critically: police – Toronto
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3 men injured in Toronto shooting, at least 1 critically: police – Toronto

Toronto police say three men were injured in a shooting in North York Sunday evening, at least one of whom has life-threatening injuries.Police said officers responded at around 7:20 p.m. to the area of Finch Avenue West and Alness Street, just west of Dufferin Street, after receiving multiple reports of shots fired.Officers then found three men with gunshot wounds, with injuries ranging from serious to life-threatening, police said.Toronto paramedics tended to the patients.Police added that multiple shell casings were located at the scene.There is no word on any suspect information and an investigation is ongoing. Story continues below advertisement © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source link
Man shot with crossbow in the chest in downtown Vancouver, police say – BC
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Man shot with crossbow in the chest in downtown Vancouver, police say – BC

A man in his 20s has been hospitalized after being shot in the chest with a crossbow in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The attack with the bowed weapon took place around 4 p.m. on Saturday near East Hastings and Carrall streets. Read more: Vancouver police release CCTV video of alleged bear-spray assault on store owner “Officers on a routine patrol were flagged down by some people,” said Sgt. Steve Addison. “They reported to the officers that a man had been shot with a crossbow.“Someone pulled the arrow from the victim’s chest before officers arrived and applied pressure to the wound.”Investigators believe the attack was a response to an altercation which took place in the area earlier in the day. Story continues below advertisement ...
Justice Department suspects Trump may have more documents
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Justice Department suspects Trump may have more documents

Justice Department suspects Trump may have more documents - CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News has confirmed the Department of Justice believes that former President Donald Trump might still possess classified documents that he removed from the White House during his final days in office. Scott MacFarlane has the latest. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Teen girl grabbed, hair cut in assault: Lethbridge Police – Lethbridge
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Teen girl grabbed, hair cut in assault: Lethbridge Police – Lethbridge

Lethbridge police are searching for a suspect after a man allegedly grabbed a teen girl and cut off some of her hair. Read more: Police charge Lethbridge man with assault of emergency room nurse According to police, between 1:15 and 1:30 p.m. on October 6, two 13-year-old girls were walking through the Safeway parking lot along the 500 block of University Drive West, on their school lunch break, when they were approached by an unknown man.Police say the man pulled out a pair of scissors, grabbed one of the girls, and cut off a large chunk of her hair.He managed to grab the second girl, and attempted to cut her hair, but she was able to break free.The girls ran back to Father Leonard Van Tighem School and reported the incident to staff, who contacted poli...
Explainer-U.S. Marijuana Pardons Help Thousands, Leave Others in Prison
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Explainer-U.S. Marijuana Pardons Help Thousands, Leave Others in Prison

(Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's pardon for thousands of Americans convicted of simple marijuana possession under federal law has profound impact, experts and individuals say, even if it affects fewer people than similar state and local initiatives. Biden has called on governors to issue similar pardons regarding state marijuana offenses.Biden's pardons announced Oct. 6 affect about 6,500 people convicted of cannabis possession at the federal level. None remain in prison. Without a felony on their record, they won't be tripped up when applying for a job or trying to rent an apartment. Research by the American Civil Liberties Union has shown Black Americans are nearly four times as likely as whites to be arrested for marijuana possession.Biden's pardon does not affect some 3,000 pe...
Las Vegas Mass Stabbing Suspect to be Evaluated for Mental Health, Attorney Says
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Las Vegas Mass Stabbing Suspect to be Evaluated for Mental Health, Attorney Says

Updated Oct. 8, 2022 8:01 pm ETListen to article(1 minute)An attorney working with the man accused of committing the stabbing attack on the Las Vegas Strip said he would seek to evaluate the suspect’s mental health to determine whether he is competent to stand trial.Yoni Barrios, 32 years old, will be charged with two counts of murder and six counts of attempted murder, prosecutors said this week. He is a Guatemalan citizen who investigators believe was in the U.S. illegally, according to a law-enforcement official. Source link
Arizona prosecutors want 66-year-old grandmother to go to prison for collecting 4 ballots in 2020
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Arizona prosecutors want 66-year-old grandmother to go to prison for collecting 4 ballots in 2020

A parade of character witnesses provided a judge Thursday with glowing reports about a southern Arizona woman who admitted to collecting four early ballots in the 2020 primary election as her lawyer seeks leniency and prosecutors urge him to send her to prison for a year. Testimony in Yuma County Superior Court painted a picture of Guillermina Fuentes as filled with remorse and a pillar of small border community of San Luis.The 66-year-old mother and grandmother, witnesses said, has spent her life helping others while raising her children, caring for her aging mother and building a business.Prison or jail time, they said, would hurt the community and serve no purpose. Fuentes is a school board member and former mayor in San Luis who has pleade...