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Former Chicago Police Commander Accused Of Torture Dies At 70

9 timmar 27 minuter sedan

Suspects told horrifying stories about being beaten, electro-shocked or suffocated by Jon Burge and his men to elicit confessions.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Architect Robert Venturi Dies At 93

11 timmar 3 minuter sedan

A giant of postmodern architecture, he said he rejected unity, consistency and clarity: "All of those things made ... not for beautiful purity — but dead purity."

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

31 Percent Of U.S. Households Have Trouble Paying Energy Bills

11 timmar 20 minuter sedan

A report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration announced that African Americans, Hispanics and people with children were most impacted.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Yogurt May Not Be So Healthy If It's Pumped Full Of Sugar

12 timmar 14 minuter sedan

A study of some 900 yogurts sold in supermarkets in the U.K. found a shocking amount of sugar is hiding in this so-called healthy food, particularly in organic yogurts.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor

12 timmar 43 minuter sedan

Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

After The Rains, Casualties Mount Amid Florence's Still-Rising Floodwaters

13 timmar 3 minuter sedan

In South Carolina, two women being taken for mental health care died when the van they were being transported in met high waters. Sunny skies have returned, but flooding problems are just beginning.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Indicted Congressman Reverses Course, Says He Will Campaign For Re-Election

ons, 09/19/2018 - 23:33

Rep. Chris Collins was indicted on insider trading charges in August and suspended his campaign. Now he is running again, saying "the stakes are too high" to allow a Democrat to win.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

What Are The Odds? FanDuel Says It Won't Honor Huge Payouts After Error

ons, 09/19/2018 - 23:12

The Denver Broncos were about to beat the Oakland Raiders — but for 18 seconds, the bookmaker FanDuel said the team was a 750-1 underdog. Some eagle-eyed fans saw a chance for a win of their own.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

ons, 09/19/2018 - 22:10

Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

India Makes Instant Divorce A Criminal Offense

ons, 09/19/2018 - 21:59

Muslim men could terminate their marriages by repeating "talaq," Arabic for "divorce," three times. The practice continued despite a Supreme Court rule outlawing it.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

DNA Test Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers

ons, 09/19/2018 - 21:57

The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Experts Are Underwhelmed By North Korea's Promise To Dismantle Missile Site

ons, 09/19/2018 - 21:38

North Korea had already promised to dismantle part of the site. Now, with fanfare, it's offering to let the world watch — which analysts say is not that much of a step forward.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Doctor, Girlfriend Charged With Drugging, Raping Women; Hundreds Of Victims Possible

ons, 09/19/2018 - 19:45

Grant Robicheaux, 38, is an orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a 2014 reality TV show. Prosecutors say videos found on his phone show the apparent assaults of many women too intoxicated to consent.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Manafort's Guilty Plea Details His Entanglement With Russian-Backed Oligarchs

ons, 09/19/2018 - 19:20

New York Times reporter Ken Vogel says that Paul Manafort engaged in illegal lobbying to burnish the image of Viktor Yanukovych, the authoritarian president of Ukraine.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Myth And Reality About Hurricane Risks For Expectant Mothers

ons, 09/19/2018 - 18:36

Research suggests that floods and other environmental disasters can raise the risk for spontaneous miscarriages, preterm births and low-birth-weight infants. Doctors say it pays to be prepared.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Do IVF And Other Infertility Tech Lead To Health Risks For The Baby? Maybe

ons, 09/19/2018 - 18:25

A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Released From Prison 2 Months Into 10-Year Sentence

ons, 09/19/2018 - 17:19

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to prison after a corruption scandal. Now he, his daughter and his son-in-law are out on bail after a high court suspended their sentences, as they appeal their cases.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser

ons, 09/19/2018 - 16:52

The president told reporters "we'll have to make a decision" if Christine Blasey Ford "makes a credible showing."

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Trump Again Slams Jeff Sessions: 'I Don't Have An Attorney General'

ons, 09/19/2018 - 16:23

In an interview on Tuesday, President Trump said his frustration with Jeff Sessions goes beyond his recusal from the Russia investigation: "I'm not happy with numerous things."

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

'We'll Have It All Taken Care Of': Trump Promises Support To Flood-Soaked Carolinas

ons, 09/19/2018 - 15:47

Trump called Florence "one of the most powerful and devastating storms ever to hit our country" and promised federal support for disaster relief. "There will be nothing left undone," he said.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

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