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Chicago police allegedly tortured five who then confessed to killings

Written By: The Web Babies | Published: July-25-2013 | Category: US NEWS
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CHICAGO, July 26 (UPI) -- The Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission said it found credible evidence that police tortured confessions out of five men convicted of murder. The cases will now be assigned to a Cook County Criminal Court judge to decide whether new trials are warranted, the Chicago Tribune reported. Officers involved in four of the fiv...

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ACA enrollment deadline extended again due to website demand

Theo December-25-2013

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The White House said a surge in visits to the Affordable Health Care website has led to another extension of the deadline for Americans to sign up for coverage. The ...

Judge rules against parents in case of brain-dead California girl

Theo December-25-2013

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A judge in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday decided a hospital can take a brain-dead teenage girl off life support equipment in six days against her parents' wishes. Al...

Florida executes John Ferguson convicted in eight slayings

The Web Babies August-05-2013

STARKE, Fla., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- John Ferguson, convicted of eight murders, was executed by lethal injection in Florida Monday after a final appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed. The Miami Heral...

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Daughter of NYC mayor-elect discloses substance abuse

Theo December-24-2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York's mayor-elect, revealed Tuesday she has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. She spoke candidly about her drinking and drug use in a 5-minute vid...

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The lead singer in a children's music group collapses on stage

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(CNN)Greg Page, the original lead singer of the popular Australian children's music group The Wiggles, has been rushed to hospital during the band's charity concert for bushfire relief in Sydney.

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A teen's final days with the flu

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(CNN)On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt's house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins.

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6-year-old gets standing ovation after finishing chemo

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A woman left the ER to find another hospital after a long wait. Two hours later, she was dead

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No one knew why the kids in 2 Amish families were dying suddenly. Now researchers have answers

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(CNN)About 15 years ago, an Amish family in the eastern US was hit by an unexplainable tragedy -- one of their children died suddenly while playing and running around. Just a few months later, the same fate befell another one of their children. Six years later, they lost another child. Two years after that, another one.

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Senator warns cruise lines to improve reporting of onboard crimes


WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has put cruise lines "on notice" they must do a better job of reporting cri...

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RNC chief calls on NBC and CNN to nix Hillary Clinton productions


WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- NBC and CNN must ax programs on ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or face a Republican pullout of the 2016 U...

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Jennifer Aniston talks about playing a stripper in Millers


NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- U.S. film star Jennifer Aniston admits she had some reservations about doing a sexy strip-tease dance in an auto-...

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Fukushima plant leaking toxic water into Pacific


FUKUSHIMA, Japan, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Up to 40 trillion becquerels of tritium -- a radioactive isotope of hydrogen -- washed out to sea from the...

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Dow is positive by a pinch


NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- The blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average inched forward Thursday, gaining 0.09 percent to avoid a two-day losin...

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OJ Simpson makes bid for early release from prison


CARSON CITY, Nev., July 25 (UPI) -- Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson, saying he has been a model prisoner, Thursday asked Nevada ...

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