Ex-U.S. soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in Philippines

Ex-U.S. soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in PhilippinesA former U.S. Army sergeant and two other U.S. citizens were found guilty by a jury in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday of taking part in a plot to murder a woman in the Philippines for money, prosecutors said. Ex-soldier Joseph Manuel Hunter, Adam Samia and Carl David Stillwell were convicted of charges including murder-for-hire, which carries a mandatory life sentence, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan. “Obviously, we’re disappointed, but respect the jury’s verdict,” said Robert Ray, a lawyer for Stillwell, adding he planned to appeal.


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Starbucks Arrests, Outrageous to Some, Are Everyday Life for Others

  1. Starbucks Arrests, Outrageous to Some, Are Everyday Life for Others  New York Times
  2. Starbucks to Shut Stores for Antibias Training  Wall Street Journal
  3. With Philadelphia Arrests, Starbucks Again Becomes Focus Of Cultural Debate  NPR
  4. Nationwide Starbucks boycott is the best way to fight back against racist policies | Solomon Jones  Philly.com
  5. Starbucks to close all US stores afternoon of May 29 for anti-racial bias training  Chicago Tribune
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Doomsday timeline: Dates when David Meade, others said the world was supposed to end

  1. Doomsday timeline: Dates when David Meade, others said the world was supposed to end  Fox News
  2. Serial Predictor Claims World Would End on April 23  Apex Tribune
  3. Is the end of the world on April 23 and what is David Meade’s theory about the sun, moon and Jupiter aligning in Virgo?  The Sun
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Humans and others exposed to prenatal stress have high stress levels after birth

Vertebrate species, including humans, exposed to stress prenatally tend to have higher stress hormones after birth, according to a new study. While previous research has reported examples of maternal stress experience predicting offspring stress hormones in different species, this study is the first to empirically demonstrate the impact of prenatal stress on offspring stress hormone levels using data from all known studies across vertebrates.
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Brazil's da Silva first president jailed, but others accused

  1. Brazil’s da Silva first president jailed, but others accused  Washington Post
  2. Brazil’s ex-president to start prison sentence after defying order  UPI.com
  3. Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva in police custody after tense showdown  ABC Online
  4. Ex-President ‘Lula’ of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail Term  New York Times
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Van strikes crowd in Muenster, Germany, killing 3, injuring 20 others — live updates

  1. Van strikes crowd in Muenster, Germany, killing 3, injuring 20 others — live updates  CBS News
  2. Van’s crash into a crowd in Germany kills 3, injures 20; police say driver killed himself  Los Angeles Times
  3. Two Killed as Van Rams Into Small Crowd in Münster, Germany  Wall Street Journal
  4. Van drives into crowd in German city of Münster causing deaths and injuries  Deutsche Welle
  5. The Latest: German police search home of deadly van driver  Washington Post
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