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  • Ex-militants who admit killing NY cops seek parole

    Since they became eligible for parole a decade ago, two aging ex-members of a militant black power group serving 25-years-to-life sentences for the 1971 killings of two New York City police officers have been routinely rejected for release after displaying little or no remorse.


  • The Washington Times

    FONTOVA: The Castro-coddled cop killer

    On May 2, the FBI announced a $1 million reward for "information leading to the apprehension" of Joanne Chesimard, also known as Assata Shakur, who they named a "most-wanted terrorist." Chesimard is the first woman to make the FBI's list.


  • Chesimard

    EDITORIAL: Assata Shakur, terrorist

    Not a month has passed since the Patriots' Day bombings in Boston, and the hand-wringers are already mumbling that the FBI made the wrong call when it designated 65-year-old fugitive Assata Shakur, formerly known as Joanne Chesimard, as a terrorist.


  • Chesimard

    Woman who killed N.J. state trooper joins 'Most Wanted Terrorist' list

    A woman convicted in the killing 40 years ago of a New Jersey State Police trooper as a member of the Black Liberation Army has been named to the FBI's "Most Wanted Terrorist" list — the first woman ever to make the list.


  • An FBI agent carries a case containing a $1 million ransom to a hijacked Delta jet in Miami in 1972. George Wright was sought by U.S. authorities in connection with the hijacking and for his escape from prison in 1970. Wright was serving a sentence in the slaying of gas station attendant Walter Patterson. (Associated Press)

    U.S. fugitive raised family in Portuguese town

    A 1970s militant who carried out one of the most brazen airplane hijackings in U.S. history lived for decades in a Portuguese hamlet near a beach with his Portuguese wife and two children, neighbors said Wednesday.


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