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Driver in Infamous Robbery Gains a Last-Minute Pardon
Driver in Infamous Robbery
May Go Free After 40 Years
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Driver in Infamous Robbery May Go Free After 40 Years

Outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to Brink's getaway driver David Gilbert

(Newser) - Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to half a dozen people in his final hours in office Monday night, none more controversial than that of David Gilbert. The 76-year-old was a getaway driver in an infamous 1981 robbery of a Brink's armored car that left two police officers and a security...

NY Leftist Radical Denied Parole After 35 Years

She took part in 1981 robbery that left 3 dead

(Newser) - New York's Parole Board has denied the release of a former Weather Underground leftist radical who drove a getaway car in a 1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three people dead. Judith Clark has served 35 years of a 75-years-to-life sentence for the suburban New York heist, which...

Megyn Kelly to Bill Ayers: 'You Sound Like bin Laden'

Fox News host confronts former Weather Underground member

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's interview with former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers got a little heated last night. The Fox News host repeatedly questioned Ayers about bombings and killings attributed to the radical group, and Ayers denied involvement in many of them, Mediaite reports. At one point, Politico reports, Ayers said...

Bill Ayers Protests Obama
 Bill Ayers Protests Obama 
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Bill Ayers Protests Obama

Calls his Afghan benchmarks 'a myth and a lie'

(Newser) - The honeymoon’s over for Bill Ayers and Barack Obama. The former Weather Underground member—that would be Ayers—was out protesting last night against Obama’s escalation of the war in Afghanistan, columnist Clarence Page blogs for the Chicago Tribune . In this clip, he says he’s “appalled...

Canada Rebuffs Ex-Radical Ayers at Border

(Newser) - Former Weatherman Bill Ayers was denied entry yesterday into Canada, where he planned to speak at an education conference, the Globe and Mail reports. The controversial academic, who made headlines during the election for his link to Barack Obama, said he had visited Canada more than a dozen times. "...

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