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Two men and a woman accused in the torture killing of a Mead Valley man pleaded not guilty Friday, March 24, to first-degree murder and other charges.
The occupants of the White House are wreaking havoc on our mental states. "I had more people crying in my office the day after the election than honestly I've ...
When the USS Pueblo slipped from its quay in Yokosuka, Japan on January 5, 1968, its crew of eighty-three could not have anticipated that what would have been a routine mission would turn into an eleven month ordeal that would bring the United States ...
Expressing disappointment over the lethargic attitude on the part of "high-ranking police officials" in initiating departmental proceedings against their subordinates in spite of specific recommendations by the CB-CID in relation to a case of custodial ...
The civil trial of two Psychologists who developed the harsh interrogation methods in the government's war on terror has been moved back to Sept.
Since having his hernia operation, John Pritchard has been in constant pain. It wasn't until his doctor increased John's pain medication that he found out that surgical mesh implanted during the procedure was to more than likely to blame.
"We know those children were abused and tortured," House Speaker Richard Corcoran said. "And the question is, how do you try to find some way to close that door in a healthy way that allows people to move on and recognizes the gross injustice that was ...
The Delaware Coalition for Prison Reform and Justice is demanding an expanded investigation into Delaware's prisons.
Buron, CA - A SWAT team was sent in to arrest the man who was hold up in his Burson home after inflicting mayhem and torture on his girlfriend, according to ...
The top United Nations human rights body has agreed to send a fact-finding mission to investigate allegations of Burmese security forces killing, raping and torturing Rohingya Muslims. In a move bound to put pressure on State Counsellor Aung San Suu ...
Disputes over access to top secret information have led a federal judge in Washington state to push back the civil trial of two Psychologists who developed harsh interrogation methods in the government's war on terror.
The United States has declined to join other countries in criticising China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers.
WASHINGTON - Judge Neil Gorsuch's work to enable torture and secret law, and his inability to explain it in testimony this week, is disqualifying for someone who would serve on the Supreme Court, Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
In a hand-written federal court filing, convicted killer Shiloh Heavenly Quine called her new housing at the Central California women's Facility in Chowchilla a "torture unit." She said she's unnecessarily isolated from other inmates and denied basic ...
A man has been found guilty of murdering and torturing a Gold Coast drug dealer. William Francis Dean kidnapped Shaun ... It's believed he may have also had fingers cut off as he was tortured for information. Mr Barker's charred remains were found in a ...
While Gretel already has a new device currently in a pre-order status, the Gretel A9, it now seems as though the company is preparing to release another ne.
A 39-year-old Port Huron man charged in the killing of his wife will have to wait a little longer to go to trial. Stephen Guilliat, St. Clair County chief assistant prosecutor, said it is not uncommon to see a postponement when a new lawyer is ...
On the surface, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, appears to be a pleasant and moderate man.
Amnesty International says a barrier installed at Manus Island's detention centre in Papua New Guinea could be tantamount to torture if it is making it difficult for detainees to access food. A dispute between refugees and guards at the gate to Oscar ...
The magistrate remanded them out of custody to March 30 for continuation of trial. It is the State's case that six police officers allegedly tortured Malvin Ncube of Pumula South on May 18 last year, after they arrested him for alleged touting for ...
Dubai: A businessman and his two sons have been accused of confining a jeweller who worked for them, in their store where they tortured him physically and stubbed out cigarettes on his face. The 65-year-old Indian businessman and his two sons were said ...
Rome - A young man from Ghana has been jailed after migrants told authorities he tortured them while they were in Libya awaiting smugglers to send them by boat to Italy, police said on Saturday.
On the surface, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, appears to be a pleasant and moderate man. But Mr. Gorsuch in fact has a track record of defending extreme views on an issue that every American should be concerned about: ...
MMA fighter war Machine has been convicted of kidnapping, battering and sexually assaulting his former porn star girlfriend Christy Mack.
Ottawa's Abdullah Almalki has declared victory in his long fight to win justice from the Canadian government for the torture he suffered in a Syrian prison.
Islamabad: A six-member medical board constituted by the Pakistan Institute of Medical sciences (Pims) on Monday confirmed that the 11-year-old maid was tortured by her employers in the E-11 sector of Islamabad. "The board found around a dozen wounds ...
MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI - After nearly three years in prison, Jason Sadowski, the owner of a Mixed Martial arts gym, was acquitted of solicitation of murder ...
Islamabad: A woman and her son were arrested on the charge of torturing a minor girl working at their house as a maid, police said on Saturday.
His tortured life over, Jim was believed to be the second victim of years of his heavy drinking that his ex-wife has always maintained was "caused' by her husband's shame and refusal to acknowledge and accept himself as a gay man.
Islamabad: A woman and her son arrested for allegedly subjecting a juvenile housemaid to illegal confinement and torture were released on bail on Saturday after a magistrate accepted their bail pleas.
government should investigate the numerous cases of torture to prove its sincerity in implementing the Convention Against torture and upholding fundamental freedoms in the Constitution, human rights lobby groups have demanded. Following the recent ...
The child maid said she would be beaten often by her employers.
It's been a little over two weeks since Ildar Dadin, a civil rights activist opposed to President Vladimir Putin's long rule, was released from Russia's sprawling penitentiary system, and the memories of the torture he says he suffered at the hands of ...
artists as diverse as Van Gogh, Kurt Cobain and Sylvia Plath have become famous for their talent as well as for their struggles with mental health problems.
The United Nations High Commissioner for human rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, says Syria has become a torture chamber and the worst manmade disaster since World war 2. And the commissioner, who's a Jordanian, now joins us from Geneva to ...
Even after being tortured, the abducted man, did not incriminate himself, which saved him from falsified criminal charges and a prison sentence.
To Cathi Herrod and the Center for Arizona Policy, the proposed law is "Delivered Alive infant Clarification." Local women's-rights activist Kristy King calls it the "fetus torture bill." The bill, SB 1367, would force abortion clinics to take ...
It's better to die, even aged 23, than to return to torture over there. That's why I'm pleading with Minister Peter Dutton to help me achieve my dream of permanent residency.
700,000 documents highlight appalling tortures in Assad's prisons ... A new documentary film shed light on hundreds of thousands of documents and evidence that exposes widespread torture and murder of Syrian detainees by Bashar al Assad's regime.
Torturing small animals by crushing them to death in fetish videos would be banned under federal legislation reintroduced by U.S.
OTTAWA -- A former Mountie who tortured and starved his young son in the basement of the family's suburban Ottawa home should spend 23 years behind bars for inflicting the "horrific" abuse, a Crown prosecutor argued Thursday.
Joe Jonas says some of his friends say that seeing his new underwear ads everywhere are "torture" to them.
Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) told the Washington Post that "on areas of surveillance and torture, what I've seen so far, his views are a lot different than mine.
GREENVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama couple has been indicted on charges that they physically and sexually tortured two of their young relatives for hours, ...


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