ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 11/04 — A federal jury on Friday found Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter defamed a University of Virginia administrator who sued them for $7.5 million over a discredited story about gang rape at a fraternity house.

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GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press VIENNA (AP) 11/04 — Outraged claims of voting fraud are no longer only a regular part of elections in unsteady, young democracies — they’re increasingly being made in established democratic countries by populist politicians who question the fairness of the voting process — and with it the validity of representation by and for the people.

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BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 11/03 — Against a backdrop of violence by and toward police across the nation, opening statements will get underway Thursday in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.

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ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press IRBIL, Iraq (AP) 11/03 — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group has released a new message urging his followers to keep up the fight for Mosul as they defend the city against a major offensive aimed at routing the militants from their last urban stronghold in Iraq.

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