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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 ...

U.S. slaps terrorism-related sanctions on Osama bin Laden's son

Jan 6, 2017

U.S. slaps terrorism-related sanctions on Osama bin Laden's son

The Obama administration imposed sanctions Thursday on a son of Sept. 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, saying the younger bin Laden poses a risk to U.S. national security. The State Department said Hamza bin Laden has been added to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist ...

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 ...