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BY FARNAZ FASSIHI BEIRUT—Iran's Revolutionary Court sentenced a 28-year-old American and former Marine to death on charges of spying for the Central Intelligence Agency, adding another point of conflict to heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, who was born in Arizona to Iranian parents and raised in Michigan, is the first American to be sentenced to death in the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to Iranian human-rights groups. The Obama administration denied Mr. Hekmati worked for the CIA and criticized Tehran for what it called a pattern of arresting innocent people for political reasons. Iran had spurned earlier calls by .... online.wsj.com
ESCANABA - An Escanaba man, who is a member of the Michigan Republican State Committee, remained lodged in jail this morning on charges of extortion, computer crime, stalking, and possession of a controlled substance.
By Dan Burns NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is optimistic that Detroit's bankruptcy case can be wrapped up during the remaining tenure of the emergency manager he installed to run the cash-strapped city, he said Friday. Snyder, a first-term Republican, appointed bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr to an 18-month posting as the city's de facto chief executive in March, a role that ...
LANSING — Several Judges and other witnesses accused Republican lawmakers of court rigging today for rushing through a bill that would strip the Michigan Court of Claims from the Ingham County Circuit Court and expand its jurisdiction.