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By CHELSEA J CARTER By Chelsea J. Carter The Associated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. A former Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi detainees was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in a first-of-its-kind federal trial. The jury took six hours to find Jose Luis Nazario Jr.
A former Marine was acquitted Thursday in California of killing four Iraqi civilians while he was a squadron leader.
By Richard Robbins, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 27--On a recent guided tour of the battlefield, David Miller, chief of education at Bushy Run, pointed out Edge Hill, where Bouquet's command spent the night of Aug. 5, and where, the morning of Aug. 6, they heard the battle cry of the enemy.
By Carl Prine, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul.
By Lohr McKinstry, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 27--TICONDEROGA -- Gen. George Washington spoke on Ticonderoga's Town Green Friday.
Archaeologists at Point State Park believe they very well might have uncovered long-buried remnants of Fort Duquesne, Pittsburgh's original fort.
By David Venditta and Linda O'Connell, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Nov. 26--Second of a three-day series "I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me there is something charming in the sound," 22-year-old Lt. Col. George Washington wrote to his younger brother Jack on May 31, 1754.
Gays in the U.S. military face regular hostility on some bases and ships where commanders fail to prohibit harassment more than a decade after the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law was enacted, although seeds of greater tolerance may be taking root, advocates and witnesses report.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon no longer deems homosexuality a mental disorder, officials said on Wednesday, although the reversal has no impact on U.S. policy prohibiting openly gay people from serving in the military.
By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Some 200 Iranians have volunteered in the past few days to carry out "martyrdom missions" against U.S. and British interests if Iran is attacked over its nuclear program, a hardline group said on Sunday.
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