A panel of forensics experts have concluded that institutional intimidation at the FBI prevented agents from correcting an obvious mistake that led to the arrest of an innocent Oregon lawyer in connection with the Madrid train bombings last spring. The panel's report, which was published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Forensic Identification, [...]

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Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, the current ruling party in the nation's Diet, has finished a draft proposal of reforms to the country's constitution. Included in the proposed reforms are specific changes to the structure and purpose of the nation's military, which has been defined as purely a self-defense force since the end of World War [...]

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Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi is "very concerned" by a fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed and wounded Iraqi man in a Fallujah mosque by a US soldier, Allawi's office said Wednesday. US Ambassador to Iraq John Negroponte expressed regret over the shooting Wednesday and said the US was investigating the incident. Negroponte said the [...]

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