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'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

Jan 29, 2016

'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

The American teenager derided for a defense of “affluenza” in the killing four people while driving drunk arrived back in Texas on Thursday after being deported from Mexico and was placed in juvenile detention. After his flight landed, Ethan Couch, 18, was seen with ...

Ferguson, Missouri, releases details of proposed police reforms

Jan 28, 2016

Ferguson, Missouri, releases details of proposed police reforms

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, released details on Wednesday of a tentative deal with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its police department and resolve a federal probe following the 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager that ignited national protests. Under the terms ...

Instead of own biopic, Mexican authorities film epic 'Chapo' hunt video

Jan 28, 2016

Instead of own biopic, Mexican authorities film epic 'Chapo' hunt video

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wanted to make a biopic about himself. Instead, authorities produced their own video about his Hollywood-like recapture. The attorney general’s office released on Wednesday a 19-minute documentary-like video, with somber background music, 3-D animation and a man’s ...

Cleveland fires six officers involved in 137-shot barrage

Jan 27, 2016

Cleveland fires six officers involved in 137-shot barrage

Cleveland officials said Tuesday they are firing six police officers involved in a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people after a high-speed chase. Those officers included Michael Brelo, a patrolman acquitted of manslaughter charges in May for having fired the last 15 ...

One dead as FBI arrests Oregon occupation leader, 4 others

Jan 27, 2016

One dead as FBI arrests Oregon occupation leader, 4 others

The leader of an armed occupation at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon was arrested on Tuesday during a confrontation in which one person was killed and another was wounded, the FBI said. Protesters were still occupying the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in ...

Jan 26, 2016

U.K. man must notify police if he plans to have sex

A British man has been ordered by a court to give police 24 hours’ notice if he plans to have sex with a female. The unusual “interim sexual risk order” will be in effect until a further hearing is held in four months. A ...