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Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

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About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She’ll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace—and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia. 562 more words

Book Reviews

A prisoner in my own home

It’s my fake birthday today and for the whole afternoon I have been confined to the upstairs of our house at uni. I am specifically banned from the kitchen but really I’m just not allowed downstairs. 51 more words

University Life

Former Md. Platoon Mate Glad Bergdahl Charged With Military Crimes

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For the first time, we’re hearing details about Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s time as a Taliban prisoner–just one day after the Pentagon announces they plan to pursue charges against him for deserting his post. 380 more words


Obama traded 5 Taliban commanders for a soldier now accused of desertion

The Weekly Standard reports:

Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive in Afghanistan by Taliban-affiliated terrorists for nearly five years, will be charged with desertion. Bergdahl was returned to the United States last year in exchange for five Taliban commanders being held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.

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Ex-prosecutor of exonerated death row inmate pens apology

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – It was a long journey of conscience for a former Louisiana prosecutor. He went from celebrating a death sentence with rounds of drinks three decades ago to writing an anguished, open letter of apology after the convicted man was recently declared innocent and set free. 852 more words


Cops Catch Cops at Cat House

Police In west Bengal were in for a surprise when they raided a local brothel – but not nearly as surprised as the 4 drunk cops they found there, together with a convicted murderer they were supposed to be escorting back to prison . . . http://tinyurl.com/oysoskp


Splish Splash

“Please, please let me go! I don’t want to die! Please!” I screamed at my captor. I wriggled on the broken tile of the bathroom floor in my cocoon of duct tape. 169 more words