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Another man wrongfully convicted of murder exonerated after more than 20 years behind bars

Freed after 20 yearsA Brooklyn man who spent more than 20 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit was finally exonerated Friday — the fourth wrongful conviction that was secured by a now-discredited former NYPD homicide detective.

Derrick Hamilton, 49, wept tears of joy in the courtroom as his conviction was erased by the words of Supreme Court Justice Raymond Guzman who urged that no fault be placed on the jurors who found him guilty.


U.S. Seeks Criminal Charges Against David Petraeus

Petraues to be chargedThe FBI and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing criminal charges against former CIA chief David Petraeus for improperly providing classified information to a female Army Reserve officer with whom he was having an affair, the New York Times reported on Friday.

The newspaper cited officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The Justice Department investigation focuses on whether Petraeus gave the woman, Paula Broadwell, access to his CIA email account and other highly classified information. The Times said officials have recommended felony charges.


Dublin priest receives standing ovation after saying he is gay during Mass

Priest comes out during massA priest in Dublin received a standing ovation from his congregation as he came out as gay after his sermon where he called for same sex marriage equality in Ireland.

Father Martin Dolan has been a priest at the Church of St Nicholas of Myra in Francis Street in Dublin's city for 15 years.

On Saturday past Fr Dolan confided in his parishioners during Mass and also on the Sunday morning.  He called on his congregation to support same sex marriage in the upcoming Irish referendum at the end of May.


Energy Crash — 97% of Fracking Now Operating at a Loss at Current Oil Prices

Fracking at a lossIf the Saudis wanted to crush America's shale oil industry they are certainly doing a good job of it.

West Texas Intermediate reached a 2014 peak of $107.73 in June before dropping as low as $49.77 today on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The grade settled at $50.04 a barrel. That’s below the break-even price for 37 of 38 U.S. shale oilfields, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Shale oil fracking and Canadian tar sand is some of the most expensive (and dirty) oil production on the planet, while conventional Persian Gulf oil is the cheapest to produce.


Radical cleric Abu Hamza jailed for life by US court

Cleric gets life sentence in NYCRadical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in New York for supporting terrorism.

He was convicted in May of multiple charges, including hostage-taking and plotting to set up a terrorism training camp in the US. His trial followed a lengthy extradition process from the UK.

During the sentencing, his lawyers asked the judge to take into account his missing hands and eye.


This Doctor Moved Her Clinic To The Middle Of The Ocean To Help Women Get Safe Abortions

Abortions at sea“How could we create a space in which the only permission a woman needs is her own?”

That’s the question Dr. Rebecca Gomperts poses at the beginning of Vessel, a new documentary that follows her work sailing around the world to teach women how to safely use abortion-inducing drugs. Nearly 15 years ago, Gomperts took to the sea in search of that space for the women who lack reproductive health options.


French Terror Suspects Dead at Both Locations, Officials Say

Terrorists deadThree French terror suspects are dead at two separate hostage standoff locations, according to the City Hall of Dammartin and the French ambassador to the U.S.

The hostage at Dammartin -- held by two Charlie Hebdo attack suspects -- is alive, the City Hall of Dammartin said. It was unclear how many of the hostages at the Paris supermarket survived, though some of them were seen fleeing the site.


Court to weigh overturning gay marriage bans in three southern states

Courrt weighs overturning ban on gay marriage in southern statesA federal appeals court is set on Friday to weigh whether to strike down same-sex marriage bans in the conservative southern states of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

A three-judge panel will hear arguments about gay marriage bans in the three states, setting up a possible decision that could allow gay marriages to go ahead.

The hearings before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit come as momentum builds nationwide to allow same-sex marriage, which is now legal in 36 states.


Islamic State group in Libya reportedly executes two Tunisian journalists

Tunisian journalists killed by ISISTwo journalists from Tunisia have reportedly been executed by an Islamic State group in Libya.

IS posted a photo online Thursday showing the journalists, Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari, walking with an armed man who was clad in camouflage with a scarf over his face. A statement posted to jihadist websites claimed IS had "applied the law of Allah" against the two reporters, who IS said were involved in fighting religion and spreading corruption.


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