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Iraq war crimes trial to begin in California

Opening statements will be delivered Monday in a court-martial of the last US Marine charged over a notorious 2005 killing of civilians in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich pleaded not guilty Thursday at Camp Pendleton, California, where the first day of proceedings was spent questioning potential members of the panel which will decide…

Opening statements delayed at U.S. war crimes trial

A jury has been selected for the court-martial of the last US Marine charged over a notorious 2005 killing of civilians in Iraq, paving the way for opening statements next week. Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich pleaded not guilty Thursday at Camp Pendleton, California, where the first day of proceedings was…

Atheist group urges California’s Camp Pendleton to remove Christian cross

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging Camp Pendleton, a major Marine Corps base near San Diego, to remove a Christian cross on top of a hill in the Camp Horno area. A small group of people, including a military chaplain, erected the 13-foot cross on the hill inside the…

Time article mulls connection between slain sailor’s murder to queasiness over repealing DADT

Mark Thompson, in an article in Time mag, “Gays in the Military: Does a Sailor’s Murder Signal Deeper Problems?,” muses that the murder of Seaman August Provost is a some sort of sign that the rank-and-file heterosexuals in the military are not ready to serve with openly gay and lesbian…

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