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Friday, June 21, 2024

Questions raised about JonBenet murder confession

John Mark Karr -- AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit

John Mark Karr — AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit

For a moment, it seemed the decade-old mystery surrounding the slaying of a child beauty queen had been solved. But authorities Thursday cautioned against rushing to judge the schoolteacher who made a stunning confession that he killed JonBenet Ramsey. For now, the only public evidence against John Mark Karr are his own words. And questions have already been raised about the details of his story, including whether he drugged the girl, sexually assaulted her or was even in Colorado at the time of the slaying. Those questions led some to wonder whether Karr was the answer to the long-unsolved slaying or a disturbed wannabe trying to insert himself into a high-profile case. “We should all heed the poignant advice of John Ramsey,” Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy, quoting the little girl’s father. “Do not jump to conclusions, do not rush to judgment, do not speculate. Let the justice system take its course.”

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Just another FBI screw-up?

Homeland Security officials say that several hundred FBI agents could find no U.S. connections with the latest alleged British terrorists. Well, given our counterintelligence record, pardon me if I don’t take much comfort from that pronouncement. Neither should you.

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Bush claims hunt for Osama not downgraded

It took eight months for them to do it but the Bush White House finally denied on Wednesday that the U.S. hunt for Osama bin Laden has been downgraded after the CIA disbanded a unit set up in the 1990s to oversee the search for the al Qaeda leader.

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