The Virginia man who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan outside a Washington, D.C., hotel in 1981 will not be subject to electronic monitoring when he is released from a psychiatric hospital early next month.
Ahmed Wali Karzai, one of the most powerful figures in southern Afghanistan, and half-brother of President Hamid Karzai, was shot and killed by a security guard early Tuesday in what is being called a well-planned attack amid tight security.
In what France is denying is a quid pro quo for the release of French academic Clotilde Reiss from Evin prison, Ali Vakili Rad, the assassin of Iran's last prime minister under the Shah, is being released from French custody while serving a life sentence.
On Craigslist, a woman had advertised that she was willing to hire an assassin to kill the wife of a man she had an affair with. The ads made by Ann Marie Linscott was posted in November as a generic request for somebody to take care of her problem.