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FBI: Arrest Made in N.C. Kidnapping Plot Targeting Prosecutor’s Dad

From CNN:

Federal authorities arrested a man suspected of taking part in a plot to abduct a prosecutor’s father on behalf of a prisoner serving a life sentence in North Carolina, the FBI said Monday.

Obama May Stop Deportations of Illegals Under New Homeland Security Plan

From Newsmax:

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don’t have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Boy Scouts Revoke Seattle Church’s Charter Over Gay Scout Leader

From Reuters:

The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said on Monday.

Family Sues N.J. School District Over Pledge of Allegiance

From CBS News:

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.

‘Person of Interest’ Arrested in 2007 Cold Case Murder of Michigan Girl

From Fox News:

Authorities in Michigan have arrested and charged a former reserve officer with perjury in connection with the 2007 murder of an 11-year-old Michigan girl.

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