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Blagojevich corruption trial observers try to guess what jury notes mean for outcome

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

CHICAGO –  Trying to decide whether notes from jurors deliberating at the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich are good for the defense or the prosecution has become a kind of parlor game for anyone closely scrutinizing the proceedings. Much of it’s guesswork, but many seem to believe the latest note — asking
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US radio host convicted for threatening judges over gun bans

Aug 14th, 2010 | By admin

WASHINGTON (AFP) — A US Internet radio host was convicted Friday of threatening to assault and kill three judges who upheld a ban on handguns in Chicago, the US Justice Department said. Hal Turner, 47, was arrested in June 2009 for an Internet posting that said of the three federal judges who had upheld Chicago’s
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