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Tables Turn on Students Said to Be Victims of Hate Crime

3 SUNY Albany women are now being charged with assault

(Newser) - An attack against three black SUNY Albany students that they said was racially motivated has now taken a turn, NBC New s reports. Ariel Agudio, Alexis Briggs, and Asha Burwell, all 20-year-old females, say they were on a late-night city bus on Jan. 30 when they were harassed by a... More »

'Rockefeller' Fights False Name Charges

Con man just gave cops name he'd used for 15 years: defense

(Newser) - The con man who went by “Clark Rockefeller” attempted today to dismiss charges he gave police a fake name when arrested last year, the Boston Globe reports. Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter told police arresting him for absconding with his 7-year-old daughter that he was Clark Rockefeller—as he had told... More »

Scientific Journals Battle Doctored Images

Publications see fraud in submissions; screening on the rise

(Newser) - Scientific journals' status as bastions of objectivity and truth has come under fire in the past 10 years because of "image fraud," the Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Researchers alter representations of scientific data for inclusion in journal articles for various reasons, and not all have evil intentions.... More »

US Played Role in '78 Murder of Aldo Moro

State Dept. wanted kidnapped Italian PM 'sacrificed': new book

(Newser) - A new book reveals the extent of American involvement in the fate of Aldo Moro, the Italian prime minister murdered by left-wing terrorists in 1978. In We Killed Aldo Moro, Steve Pieczenik, a State Department hostage negotiator, writes about his role in the "crisis committee" that leaked a false... More »

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