The prosecution rested in the court-martial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who could face the death penalty if he's convicted in a shooting spree that killed 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. Hasan, ... more 
The prosecution rested in the court-martial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who could face the death penalty if he's convicted in a shooting spree that killed 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. Hasan, a military psychiatrist who is representing himself, indicated that he might not offer any defense when he gets his turn. A U.S.-born Muslim, Hasan has admitted in court that he carried out the shootings, which wounded more than 30 other people in November 2009. A Toronto policeman charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old who brandished a knife on a streetcar was released on bail. Outlining a rare murder charge against an on-duty police officer, the Toronto police force's Special Investigations Unit said it had grounds to believe that Constable James Forcillo broke the law in the death of Sammy Yatim. less 
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