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Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend’s death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn’t find any tumors. Cass County sheriff’s deputies charged Matthew J. Stubbendieck last week in the death of 38-year-old Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan, of Orange City, Florida. Authorities said Stubbendieck, 41, reported that Wilemon-Sullivan had killed herself and led them to her body on Aug. 5 in a wooded area near his hometown of Weeping Water, which is about 25 … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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Trump Administration Accused of Aiding Iranian Militias in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted Iranian expansionism in the Middle East Friday when disavowing the international nuclear deal with Tehran, citing in particular Iran’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. But analysts charge his strategy to check Iran in the region remains inconsistent, especially when it comes to Syria. In his statement announcing he’s withholding certifying Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), President Trump accused Tehran of fueling “sectarian violence in Iraq, and vicious civil wars in Yemen and Syria.”…

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