Jan 8, 2017

Brazilian youth official resigns after celebrating deaths of inmates

The Brazilian government’s national secretary of youth has resigned after celebrating the deaths of inmates killed in prison uprisings. Youth Secretary Bruno Julio resigned Friday. He had earlier declared that more inmates should be slain and there should be a mass prisoner killing per ...

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Jan 7, 2017

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Thirty-one inmates were slain Friday in northern Brazil, some with their hearts and intestines ripped out, during a prison killing spree led by the country’s largest gang, authorities said. The bloodshed comes just days after 60 inmates were killed during rioting at two prisons ...

Charles Manson's cult left seven dead and also killed a dream

Jan 5, 2017

Charles Manson's cult left seven dead and also killed a dream

The seven grisly murders carried out by Charles Manson’s disciples during the summer of 1969 did more than turn the hippie cult leader into the leering face of evil on front pages across America. To many, the bloodbath exposed the scary underside of the ...

Manson alive amid reports he was hospitalized, official says

Jan 4, 2017

Manson alive amid reports he was hospitalized, official says

A California prison official says cult leader Charles Manson is alive following reports that he was hospitalized. TMZ reported Tuesday that Manson was taken to a hospital in Bakersfield, about 60 miles south of the California prison where he has been incarcerated. California Department ...

Chinese middle class in uproar over alleged police brutality

Dec 29, 2016

Chinese middle class in uproar over alleged police brutality

The relatives of a Chinese man who died in a high-profile case involving alleged police brutality have decided not to sue, citing immense pressure, their lawyer said Thursday. The move comes despite thousands of middle-class Chinese signing online petitions to protest the dropping of ...