Woman in sex offering, death case released from prison


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman is free after serving a three-year prison sentence for luring a co-worker to her apartment in 2012 as a sex offering to her domineering boyfriend, then helping him dispose of the co-worker's body after authorities say he strangled and raped the woman….

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Breaking News:Woman’s death still haunts New Orleans neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid the chaos after Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans, Vera Smith’s body decayed for four days on a sidewalk until her horrified neighbors covered her with dirt, a makeshift plastic shroud and a bleak epitaph: “Here lies Vera. God help us.”…

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Protesters take to Baltimore streets after man’s death Report

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amid tears and cries for justice, demonstrators poured into the streets of Baltimore carrying signs emblazoned with the name of a man who died from a spinal injury he suffered while in police custody. Tuesday’s demonstration marked the beginning of a week of protests and rallies planned across the city….

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Breaking News:Burning death inquiry eyes woman’s last hours

COURTLAND, Miss. (AP) — Surveillance video that shows a woman at a convenience store gas station less than two hours before she was set on fire and left to die is part of the puzzle authorities were trying to piece together Wednesday about the last hours of the 19-year-old’s life….
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More ‘chokehold death’ protests begin on U.S. West Coast after clashes

OAKLAND, Calif./NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. West Coast cities were braced for trouble on Sunday, after a night of clashes in Berkeley, California, and Seattle, as fresh protests started against police violence over the death of a black man who was put in a chokehold by a police officer.




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Breaking News:Israel deploys more missile interceptors, Gaza death toll up to 121

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 15 people, medics said.



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