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Government
6:53 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Fed Court To Hear Case Of Iraqi Sentenced To Life

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A federal appeals court is scheduled in November to hear the case of an Iraqi man sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges while living in Kentucky.

The attorney for 25-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi will get to argue why he thinks his client's prison sentence should be reduced.

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2013 KY General Assembly
4:05 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Rand Paul: Court Oversight in Drone Attacks Needed

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Courts should decide whether the U.S. should use drone attacks on American citizens who are abroad and accused of committing crimes against the nation, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said.

Paul told Kentucky Public Radio on Monday that he would prefer a judge or jury make those decisions, as they do with crimes committed inside the U.S.

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Government
10:48 am
Tue September 11, 2012

McConnell, Whitfield Remark on 9/11 Anniversary

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Kentucky's Washington D. C. legislators made statements today in commemoration of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell delivered the following remarks at the Congressional 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the U.S. Capitol:

“More than a decade later, most of us still remember 9/11 like it was yesterday: the initial confusion, the horrifying realization of what was happening, the watching, the waiting, the grief, the anger, the resolve.

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