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In this artist rendering, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab stands with his attorney Miriam Siefer before U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds in federal court in Detroit, Sept. 13, 2010. Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up an Amsterdam-to-Detroit flight on Christmas in 2009, fired his lawyers and is now representing himself. Carole Kabrin/AP hide caption

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Starting Oct. 1, California state prisons will redirect new nonviolent felons to county facilities. The realignment is in part due to an order by the U.S. Supreme Court for the state to reduce its prison population. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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