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James Foley Honored With Hometown Mass

Slain journalist opened our eyes, bishop says

(Newser) - Hundreds of people packed a church in Rochester, New Hampshire, yesterday to honor murdered journalist James Foley at a mass in his hometown. At the Catholic church they attend, Foley's parents received a standing ovation after giving thanks for all the support they had received, reports the Wall Street ... More »

Hostage Drama Suspect a Rapist

Man accused of holding six at Clinton campaign office

(Newser) - The man accused of holding six people hostage at a Hillary Clinton campaign office in New Hampshire is a twice-convicted rapist with an extensive criminal record, the Boston Globe reports. Leeland Eisenberg, 46, taped road flares to his chest and burst into Clinton's Rochester campaign office Friday. His attorney said... More »

Hostage Taker in Custody

Police arrest man who holed up in Clinton office in NH

(Newser) - The hostage situation at Hillary Clinton's Rochester, NH, campaign office ended peacefully after six hours this evening when a local man identified as Leeland Eisenberg surrendered to police. The final hostage left the building moments before the hostage-taker, who knelt on the ground and was handcuffed and bundled into a... More »

Man May Still Hold Clinton Staffer Hostage

Candidate is out of state; Obama, Edwards offices were evacuated

(Newser) - An armed man is believed to have one remaining hostage today at Hillary Clinton's campaign office in Rochester, NH, after releasing three people, including a child, WMUR reports. Said one freed hostage, “He opened his coat and showed us a bomb strapped to his chest with duct tape."... More »

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