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Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

BEIJING - A court sentenced China's former security chief to life in prison Thursday after convicting him of corruption in a secretly held trial, underscoring President Xi Jinping's...
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Egypt: Strong explosion rocks police station

...five-floor building. A security official says 14 people were killed and nearly 100 injured, including the city's security chief. Most of those killed were police officers inside headquarters, their bodies buried beneath the debris.It was...
'Elysium,' sci-fi straight from the news headlines

...undocumented" still make a break for the border. But that entails a shuttle flight into orbit where Elysium's security chief (Jodie Foster, slinging a sort of pan-European accent) has most of them shot down and the rest deported.An...
Defendant in Kmart heist accused of beating man

...Awaiting trial next month on charges he staged a blackout and stole nearly $100,000 from Kmart, the store's former security chief has been sued by a customer who claims he was beaten outside the now-closed retail outlet. Stephen McKinney of...
Sea patrols watch Alaska waters since Sept. 11

...checked the crew's immigration papers and reviewed on-board security measures with Staff Capt. Tony Herriott and security chief Alex Groves. The United States faces a steep learning curve defending against possible attacks on home soil, said...
Judge rejects request to move Kmart theft trial

...about 13 months before the store closed. The theft occurred on March 31, 2002, while Rowcroft was the store's security chief. Police reports show that circuit breakers apparently were tripped to cause a power outage in the store on the morning...
This Day in History

...on New York and Washington. Acting Massachusetts Gov. Jane Swift unveiled security measures that included a new security chief at Logan International Airport, where hijackers boarded the two planes that smashed into the World Trade Center...
This Day in History

...1979, Mother Teresa of India was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1996, Russian President Boris Yeltsin fired security chief Alexander Lebed, one day after the former general was accused by a rival of building his own rogue army. In 2001...
This Day in History

...5 billion in financing and slashing 4,000 jobs, or 20 percent of its work force. President Bush's homeland security chief, Tom Ridge, asked Americans to return to a high state of alert, citing threats of more terrorist attacks. In the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...didn't do any good,'' Parque said. ``This went on for 15 minutes, so when he said he was going to call his security chief, I just charged right in. When he grabbed me by the arm, I said, `Don't touch me!' and just kept going...


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