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Convicted child killer Dobeski out of prison again – South Bend Tribune: Crime & Courts

A man convicted of murdering a young brother and sister in Long Beach in the 1960s is out of prison again.

Holder wants changes in criminal justice system – The Washington Post

Facing overcrowding in prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder called for scaling back harsh sentences for some drug-related crimes. (AP)

Congress, Not DOJ, Should Address Minimum Sentences | National Review Online

Isn’t Mr. Holder’s announced plan just the latest of this administration’s many efforts to ignore the laws as they are written?

Obama DOJ Also to Back Mandatory Minimum Reform Bill “Similar” to Rand Paul’s – Hit & Run :

Today’s announcement that the Department of Justice will tell prosecutors to omit the quantity of narcotics involved in low-level drug cases in an effort to sidestep mandatory minimum sentencing laws may represent a shift in the administration’s drug policies, but not in the tactics it uses to apply laws selectively.

John McCain & Lindsey Graham: Egyptians Had No Right to Oust Democratically Elected Islamic Tyrant | The Gateway Pundit

We are longtime friends of and its armed forces. We have fought as hard as anyone over many years to maintain our vital foreign assistance to . We were early supporters of the 2011 revolution and have consistently spoken up for the democratic aspirations of the Egyptian people. We were among the strongest critics of former president Mohamed Morsi’s undemocratic actions, and we sympathized with the millions of Egyptians who took to the streets last month to protest Morsi’s abuses of power. But as we said again this week in Cairo, we find it difficult to describe the circumstances of Morsi’s removal from office as anything other than a coup. Unsuccessful leaders in a democracy should leave office by losing elections.

Childhood stomach aches may lead to anxiety, depression as an adult – CBS News

Stomach aches may be a normal part of life for some children, but a new study shows that unexplained abdominal pain at an early age may cause anxiety or come adulthood.

Police respond to death threat for Henry Davis Junior | ABC57 | South Bend IN News, Weather and Sports | Local News

A restricted call turned death threat. That’s what has South Bend Common Council member Henry Davis Jr. asking for police protection.

First dog Bo is airlifted to Obama holiday home – Telegraph

Muhammad and Dogs

None of the statements regarding dogs are found in the Quran but they abound in the various collections of traditions (hadith). These traditions are a primary foundation of Islamic theology and are the basis of many Islamic laws. They render dogs as “impure” and worse. Per Muhammad’s orders most dogs were to be killed and all dogs of a specific color (black) had to be killed.

The 3 Biggest Financial Regrets of College Graduates and How to Avoid Them | The Art of Manliness

This fall there will be over 20 million students heading to , either returning from summer break or arriving for the first time. If you’re one of those first-timers, you’re probably pretty excited and thinking a lot about making new friends, living in a dorm, going to parties, and what your classes will be like. You’re likely not, however, doing a whole lot of thinking about how much will cost you.

Five and six year olds accused of starting fire | ABC57 | South Bend IN News, Weather and Sports | Local News

Three boys are being investigated for allegedly starting the at Harrison Elementary’s playground. Experts and police say the could end up in a juvenile detention center.

FBI: Beauty supplies in package at JFK Airport

The FBI says a package at John F. Kennedy International that was tested after two customs workers reported they felt ill after opening it contained beauty supplies.