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By David Keene
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Topic - Raymond Davis
Pakistan freed an FBI agent on nearly $10,000 bail three days after he was detained carrying knives and ammunition in his bag, officials said, a relatively quick release that was likely to prevent the situation from escalating into a diplomatic spat.
A man has been charged with murder after his stepfather's body was found in a densely wooded area behind the Union County home they shared.
The widow and mother-in-law of a Pakistani man killed by a CIA contractor last year were killed Monday, allegedly by the widow's father, who may have feared she would remarry and take the "blood money" she received with her, police said.
The owners of two Southern California firms were among 55 people indicted by a federal grand jury in a $250 million income-tax fraud scheme claiming refunds were available through a secret government account, prosecutors and the Internal Revenue Service said Monday.
The U.S. ambassador to Islamabad phoned Washington with an urgent plea: Stop an imminent CIA drone strike against militants on the Pakistani side of the Afghan border.
Four teens who were among 13 people charged as members of warring Southeast street gangs that ambushed and killed their rivals were at the time of their crimes in the custody of the city's juvenile justice agency, The Washington Times has learned.
Four teens who were among 13 people charged as members of warring Southeast street gangs that ambushed and murdered their rivals were at the time of their crimes in the custody of the city's juvenile justice agency, The Washington Times has learned.
A Pakistani court delayed a hearing Thursday on whether a U.S. Embassy worker detained for fatally shooting two Pakistani men has diplomatic immunity. The decision came a day after a visiting U.S. senator pressed for a quick resolution to avert a meltdown in the countries' relations.
The Justice Department plans to investigate the fatal shooting last month of two Pakistani men by a U.S. Consulate employee who said he killed them in self-defense. The State Department, meanwhile, continues efforts to free the American from jail, complaining Pakistan violated diplomatic immunity by arresting him.
Sen. John Kerry said Wednesday he is hopeful that the bitter dispute over an American embassy worker detained in Pakistan will be resolved "in the next few days."
The United States may scrap upcoming talks with Pakistan about the war in Afghanistan to further pressure Islamabad to free an American who shot dead two Pakistanis, U.S. officials said.
Davis, the CIA security contractor, said the two Pakistanis he shot were trying to rob him and he acted in self-defense.