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Closing arguments begin in LA 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

May 3, 2016

Closing arguments begin in LA 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

The “Grim Sleeper” trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles. Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, faces the death penalty if convicted of killing ...

Apr 29, 2016

Hawaii police arrest man seen attacking endangered seal in video

Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video. The Department of Land and Natural Resources said 19-year-old Shylo Akuna of Eleele, Kuaui, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon. The department ...

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Apr 29, 2016

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Prime Minister David Cameron called the EU referendum to try to heal Conservative Party divisions on Europe, but the bitterness of the campaign has sparked fears for its future — and his. Senior Tories on opposing sides of the debate have been attacking each ...