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Militia head seeks delay in federal appeal

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska militia leader convicted of conspiracy to murder public officials is seeking a second delay for filing briefs in his appeal.The attorney for...
Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

...proxies and committing extrajudicial killings of Sunnis, as well as looting and torching Sunni property - charges militia leaders deny.Many of the militias are in effect the military wings of powerful Shiite parties, a fact that ensures backing...
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ISIS looks for collaborators after taking key Iraqi city

...over accusations of extrajudicial killings of Sunnis, as well as of looting and torching Sunni property - charges militia leaders deny.In the face of the Islamic State group's brutality, some Sunnis appeared ready to accept help even from...
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Closing arguments begin in Alaska militia trial

ANCHORAGE - The attorney for a Fairbanks militia leader accused of conspiring to kill federal law enforcement officers says his client's comments could be offensive and distasteful...
5 accused of Alaska militia plot plead not guilty murder or kidnap a judge and a state trooper. Authorities say the group had a plan to resist attempts to detain militia leader Francis Schaeffer Cox, wanted for failing to face a misdemeanor weapons charge at a February trial. Besides Cox...
This Day in History occurrence that came to be known as "Stockholm Syndrome." In 1982, Lebanon's parliament elected Christian militia leader Bashir Gemayel president. (However, Gemayel was assassinated some three weeks later.) In 2002, North Korean...
Court document filed by lawyer says Cox did not plot to overthrow government

FAIRBANKS - A court document filed by the lawyer for militia leader Schaeffer Cox said his client was not plotting to overthrow the federal government and actually reported on others who tried to...
Fairbanks militia leader, 3 others moved to jails closer to Anchorage

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox and three co-defendants were moved from the Fairbanks Correctional Center to jails nearer to Anchorage in preparation...
Associate of militia leader Schaeffer Cox returned to Fairbanks

...warrant earlier this month has been released and returned to Fairbanks.Michael Anderson was arrested with Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox and several other people last spring.Anderson was a co-defendant with Cox and three others under...
Anchorage jurors hear testimony about militia leader

ANCHORAGE - Jurors at the trial of a man who authorities say led an Alaska militia heard testimony from two men who say they took orders from Schaefer Cox, with one describing him as power-hungry and the other saying he still considered the Fairbanks man to be his commander.Cox, 28, is on trial in federal court in Anchorage with two other members of the group that authorities say followed him, calling themselves the Alaska Peacemaker Militia.


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