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Awlaki's killing and the Constitution

Awlaki's killing and the Constitution

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- An American overseas is linked to acts of terror in the United States. He repeatedly calls for more American killings. On the run in a foreign desert, he is beyond the reach of the U.S. justice system. So the president, acting to protect the country, orders him killed. A CIA drone strike takes him out in Yemen. Simple, right?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, Senior UPI Legal Affairs Writer

Accused Fort Hood massacre suspect says U.S. at war against Islam

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, the accused shooter in the Fort Hood massacre in Texas, says the United States is at war against Islam.

U.S. citizens advised to leave Yemen

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Any U.S. citizen currently inside Yemen should leave the country immediately because of the threat from terrorism, the U.S. State Department said.

Maj. Nidal Hasan warned about questioning jurors at court-martial

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 11 (UPI) -- A military judge in Texas cautioned Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan against telling potential jurors he was the gunman in the Fort Hood massacre.

Jury selection begins in Fort Hood massacre trial

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 10 (UPI) -- Jury selection got off to a slow start Tuesday in the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist charged with the Fort Hood, Texas, massacre.

Nidal Hasan wants jury to know he is 'forced' to wear Army uniform

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 9 (UPI) -- Maj. Nidal Hasan, charged with the massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, said Tuesday he wants jurors to know he is being "forced" to wear a U.S. Army uniform.
Hasan says he may hire Ramsey Clark to defend him

Hasan says he may hire Ramsey Clark to defend him

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan told a military judge he may hire former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark to defend him in his court-martial on murder charges.
Judge: Alleged Fort Hood shooter can represent himself

Judge: Alleged Fort Hood shooter can represent himself

FORT HOOD, Texas, June 3 (UPI) -- Nidal Hasan, accused in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, is competent to represent himself at his court-martial, a military judge ruled Monday.

Judge orders physical for Fort Hood massacre defendant

FORT HOOD, Texas, May 29 (UPI) -- A military judge in Texas has ordered a physical for the suspect in the Fort Hood massacre, saying she wants to be sure he is fit enough to represent himself.

Fort Hood massacre suspect has been paid $278,000 in salary

KILLEEN, Texas, May 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department confirms Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood massacre suspect, is still drawing his pay while those injured have been denied combat pay.

Medals for Fort Hood victims opposed

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense says it opposes giving Purple Hearts to victims of a 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas.

Family frustrated by delay in murder trial

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The family of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq allegedly by another serviceman say they are frustrated at the long delay in bringing the case to trial.
Trial date set for Fort Hood shooter

Trial date set for Fort Hood shooter

FORT HOOD, Texas, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A military judge Thursday set July 1 as the trial date for Nidal Hasan, who is charged in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas.

Fort Hood heroine criticizes Obama

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A former police sergeant said President Obama has broken his promise to her that the victims of the Fort Hood massacre would be well taken care of.

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Death penalty remains in Hasan case

Death penalty remains in Hasan case

FORT HOOD, Texas, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The death penalty will stay a possibility in the outcome of the trial of accused Fort Hood, Texas, shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Giving Islamists the rope to hang us

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Has political correctness encroached on the trial of U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is accused of the Fort Hood, Texas, shootings?
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Hasan trial gets new judge

Hasan trial gets new judge

FORT HOOD, Texas, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused shooter in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, appeared before a new judge in a pre-court martial hearing.
Judge removed in Fort Hood shooting case

Judge removed in Fort Hood shooting case

FORT HOOD, Texas, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The military judge hearing the case of the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009 has been removed, officials said.

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Fort Hood shooting victims sue feds

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Family members and survivors of the 2009 shootings at Ford Hood, Texas, are suing the U.S. government for negligence, lawyers for the group said.
Beard at center of Fort Hood hearing

Beard at center of Fort Hood hearing

FORT HOOD, Texas, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The refusal of accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan to shave his beard before court appearances remains an issue at his appeal hearing, Army officials say.
Fort Hood shooting suspect out of hospital

Fort Hood shooting suspect out of hospital

FORT HOOD, Texas, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army major accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood in Texas, was released from a hospital Wednesday after a brief stay.

Fort Hood shooting suspect hospitalized

FORT HOOD, Texas, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Suspected Forth Hood, Texas, shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan has been hospitalized, though U.S. military officials won't say why.
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