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Four Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Afghanistan

msnbc.com — Four Afghan detainees were transferred from the prison at Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense said Saturday. The prisoners released were Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir, according to the Pentagon. The Guantanamo Review Task Force reviewed the case and unanimously approved the transfer of the detainees, and Congress was notified of the move.

North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

msnbc.com — A day after the U.S. concluded that North Korea was responsible for a massive hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, the isolated totalitarian regime responded Saturday by denying responsibility and proposing a joint investigation into the attack - and it warned of "serious consequences" if Washington refused to cooperate. "The U.S.

Obama surprises Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on radio show

msnbc.com — President Obama called into Boston public radio station WGBH Thursday to surprise outgoing Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick, who was on the air for one last "ask the governor" segment. RELATED: 'The bear is loose!' Obama surprises tourists on the mall "Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville.

John Brennan: CIA was 'unprepared' for interrogation program

msnbc.com — CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday acknowledged the nation's top intelligence agency was in "uncharted territory" and "unprepared" to carry out a detention and interrogation program in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

Cop after Michael Brown shooting: 'There's going to be a problem'

msnbc.com — A police officer responding to the shooting death of unarmed, black teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri, requested backup after the incident and warned "there's going to be a problem," according to audio files released Monday by the St. Louis County prosecutor's office.

Judge overturns corruption conviction against Maureen McDonnell

msnbc.com — A judge overturned an obstruction conviction Monday for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, who along with her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, was found guilty in September on multiple counts of corruption after the couple accepted gifts and loans from a businessman. RELATED: McDonnell and wife found guilty in corruption trial U.S.

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board of trustees

msnbc.com — Bill Cosby has stepped down from a leadership role at his alma mater as the comedy legend continues to be dogged by a slew of sexual assault allegations. Cosby resigned from Temple University's board of trustees, the comic said in a statement Monday. "I have always been proud of my association with Temple University.

Ray Rice wins appeal of his NFL suspension

msnbc.com — Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won an appeal of his indefinite suspension from the NFL, a source in the league told NBC Sports Friday. Rice was ejected from the NFL in September after footage surfaced showing the athlete punching his then-fiancee unconscious. Former U.S. Judge Barbara S.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital

msnbc.com — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after undergoing a heart surgery earlier this week, according to Kathy Arberg, a spokesperson for the court. She is expected to return to work on Monday . Ginsburg, 81, is the eldest member of the Supreme Court.

Michael Brown shooting witness wrote of negative views of blacks

msnbc.com — A witness who contributed evidence to the grand jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown confessed in a private diary to holding negative views of black people before stumbling upon the incident that took the unarmed black teenager's life.
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Dec 20, 2014

Australian Mom Arrested for Murder in Deaths of Eight Children nbcnews.to/13Kvm49 via @NBCNews

Dec 19, 2014

@agolis Sullivan is the best. Have you read 'Pulphead'? Highly recommend if not.

Dec 17, 2014

RT @JesseRodriguez: NBC News: US government "assessment" is that North Korea is indeed behind the hack on SONY

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