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Jury sentences Major Nidal Hasan to death in Fort Hood shooting rampage

A court martial sentenced a US army officer to death on Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base that left 13 people dead. After only four hours of deliberations, the forewoman of a jury of military officers said that it was their unanimous…

Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Hasan found guilty on all counts

Former U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan of 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder for the shooting rampage that took place at Fort Hood Army Base on Nov. 5, 2009. CBS News reported that jurors found Hasan guilty of all charges in the case, leaving open the…

Accused Fort Hood gunman seeks to renounce U.S. allegiance ahead of trial

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) – Accused Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan declared his wish to renounce his U.S. citizenship and military oath in several pages of documents furnished to Fox News on Thursday, days before his court-martial is slated to begin. Hasan, an American-born Muslim and U.S. Army…

Judge nixes Fort Hood shooting suspect’s defense strategy

Fort Hood shooting: Judge nixes Nidal Hasan defense strategy. What now? (via The Christian Science Monitor) A military judge overseeing the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan ruled Friday that the Army psychiatrist cannot argue in court that he killed 13 soldiers at Fort Hood in defense of Taliban leaders in…

Fort Hood shooter loses bid to avoid death penalty

An army psychiatrist accused of massacring 13 people at Fort Hood has once again lost a bid to have the death penalty taken off the table, a military judge ruled Wednesday. Colonel Tara Osborn denied the request in a hearing on the sprawling Texas army base where Major Nidal Hasan…

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