NC man sentenced to 1 year, 1 day in prison for threatening to shoot, kill candidate Obama

NC man sentenced to prison for threatening Obama

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for threatening to shoot and kill Barack Obama when he was the Democratic candidate for president.

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Prison sentence for US reporters in North Korea could mark start of negotiations to free them

Will US send envoy after NKorea jails reporters?

SEOUL, South Korea — The sentencing of two American journalists to 12 years’ hard labor in North Korea on Monday sets the stage for possible negotiations with the reclusive nation for their release — perhaps involving an envoy from the U.S.

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Tenn. judge refuses to throw out evidence in alleged skinhead plot to kill Obama, other blacks

Judge won’t toss evidence in plot against Obama

JACKSON, Tenn. — A Tennessee judge has refused to throw out government evidence against two men charged with plotting to kill President Barack Obama and dozens of other black people.

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North Korea sentences 2 American journalists to 12 years of hard labor

N. Korea sentences US reporters to 12 years labor

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea convicted two American journalists and sentenced them Monday to 12 years of hard labor for crossing into its territory, intensifying the reclusive nation’s confrontation with the United States.

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Canada refuses US request to give Guantanamo detainees asylum

Canada refuses US Guantanamo request

TORONTO — Canada has refused a request from the Obama administration to take 17 Chinese Muslims cleared for release from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo.

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Lawyer: Man charged in recruiter shooting ‘radicalized,’ abused in Yemeni prison

Lawyer: Ark. attack suspect ‘radicalized’ in Yemen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The lawyer for a Muslim convert accused of killing a soldier outside a Little Rock recruiting center says the man was “tortured” and “radicalized” in a Yemeni prison.

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Man charged in recruiter shooting had ‘04 weapons arrest in Tenn., charge eventually dropped

Recruiter shooting suspect had earlier arrest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Muslim convert accused of fatally shooting an Army private and wounding another had previously been arrested on a weapons charge in Tennessee, but that charge eventually was dropped.

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Obama delivers message of peace to the Muslim world (Second Lead)

CAIRO - “The people of the world can live together in peace,” US President Barack Obama told the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims in a much-anticipated speech from Cairo Thursday.

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Obama pledges US support to democracy, human rights

CAIRO - In a much-anticipated speech to the world’s Muslims from Cairo Thursday, US President Barack Obama said his government supports human rights and democracy.

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Obama backs women’s rights in speech to Muslim world

CAIRO - In a speech to the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims from Cairo Thursday, US President Barack Obama called on predominantly Muslim countries to support the education and employment of women.

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