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Death Penalty Sought for Assassination Plotters

For December murders of Michael Roark, girlfriend Tiffany York

(Newser) - Prosecutors are aiming for the death penalty in the case of three soldiers accused of murdering an ex-private and his girlfriend to keep the lid on their plot to overthrow Fort Stewart and kill President Obama, the New York Times reports. Isaac Aguigui, Christopher Salmon, and Anthony Peden will face... More »

Obama Assassination Plot: Relative Went to Police

Death of Isaac Aguigui's wife raised her suspicions

(Newser) - More details are trickling out about Isaac Aguigui, the purported leader of a group allegedly planning to overthrow the government and assassinate the president: In September of last year, a female relative of his told police she had concerns about the soldier. Specifically, that his wife had died that July... More »

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