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    NH Supreme Court Hearing Labrie's Second Appeal

    New Hampshire's highest court heard the second appeal from Owen Labrie, the former St. Paul's School student, found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate. (Published Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018)

    A lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted in 2015 of sexually assaulting a classmate is arguing that his conviction for using a computer to lure the girl for sex should be tossed out because prosecutors failed to prove that was his intention.

    The New Hampshire Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday on Owen Labrie's appeal of his conviction after a lower court judge denied his request for a new trial.

    The 22-year-old Tunbridge, Vermont, man was acquitted of raping a 15-year-old classmate in 2014 as part of a game of sexual conquest at St. Paul's School in Concord. He was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault and child endangerment, as well as the computer charge, a felony requiring him to register as a sex offender.

    Prosecutors told the court Labrie's intentions were clear.

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

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