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Photos emerge showing Venezuela's 'Death Squad' with lifeless bodies, victims described as anti-government protesters

Today 11:44 GMT

In what Venezuela experts call a sign of President Nicolas Maduro's desperate attempts to cling to power, special National Police squads dressed in black masks and uniforms this year apparently began targeting protesters.

Pictures and videos posted on social media show the squad acting aggressively against protesters and also show members near apparently lifeless bodies. The Caracas Chronicles, an independent news outlet founded in 2002, has run blistering essays and stories about FAES.

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BTK’s daughter tells all in new doc, says faith helped her forgive serial killer: ‘I just shut down’

Friday 23:39 GMT

BTK KILLER DENNIS RADER TELLS ALL IN UNHEARD INTERVIEW FOR DOC: 'IT'S A DEMON THAT'S WITHIN ME'. “I was already worried about this person sitting in a car, in a strange car, near my window,” the 40-year-old told Fox News.

Rawson has published a memoir titled “A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming,” which chronicles her shocking experience. In addition to Rawson’s account, the two-hour special features interviews with law enforcement directly involved with the case, as well as loved ones of the victims.

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Source: The Guradian

Lorena review – she cut off her husband's penis, but who was the real victim?

Today 05:09 GMT

He was John Wayne Bobbitt, she was his wife, Lorena Bobbitt, and the something she did was cut off his penis while he slept, drive away with it and fling it out of the car window somewhere down the road.

Amazon’s documentary is a welcome attempt to correct the media imbalance at the time – then as, surely if depressingly, now, most of the attention rushed like blood to a penis to the … uh, penis, and domestic violence activists gave up hope of seeing the underlying issues gain traction.

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CEO of medical lab among victims in triple slaying in California gated community; suspect in custody

Today 05:09 GMT

The CEO of a medical lab was among the victims of a triple slaying at a gated community in Newport Beach, Calif., late Wednesday and police have taken a 27-year-old man into custody in connection with the deaths.

FORMER DEPUTY KILLED MOTHER, SISTER, THIRD VICTIM INSIDE HOME IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GATED COMMUNITY, AUTHORITIES SAY. The suspect was arrested after being contacted by police Wednesday night in the emergency room at Irvine Medical Center, the Register reported.

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Source: BBC

Rich The Kid robbed at recording studio

Wednesday 21:52 GMT

The incident took place at California's Westlake Recording Studio, which has played host to artists like Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Madonna, Frank Ocean, Britney Spears and Justin Bieber in the past.

The victims reported that "three male black suspects confronted them in the alley behind a business and demanded their money and jewellery. "When deputies arrived at the location they found three male black assault victims," it said.

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Source: Global News

‘Modern day slavery’: Why human trafficking often flies under the radar in Canada

Friday 12:41 GMT

WATCH: ‘I went to bed a slave, woke up a free man,’ Barrie human trafficking victim says. Dandurand added that the majority of reported human trafficking cases in Canada are from Ontario.

According to Statistics Canada, there were 340 police-reported cases of human trafficking in Canada in 2016, where it was also the most serious violation. It tells us that in Ontario, law enforcement has devoted more attention and more resources to the investigation of those cases,” he said.

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Source: Global News

Twitter CEO says he’d give his own company a ‘C’ grade on fighting abuse

Thursday 00:35 GMT

Interviewed via Twitter by Kara Swisher, co-founder of the tech news site Recode, Dorsey tweeted that he would give himself a ‘C’ grade for what Swisher termed “tech responsibility.” “We’ve made progress, but it has been scattered and not felt enough,” he tweeted in response to Swisher’s questions.

#Karajack. READ MORE: Amnesty puts numbers to what women have said for years — Twitter lets their abuse go unchecked. Twitter, along with online social media network Facebook Inc , has faced criticism for abusive posts, fake users and inaccurate news stories on its service.

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Parkland school shooting: 1 year after massacre, students gather to remember victims

Friday 10:49 GMT

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims’ parents and surviving students into political activists and at least temporarily ended the local sheriff’s career.

WATCH: Most grievously wounded of the Parkland school shooting victims finally breaks his silence. Mickey Pope, the district’s chief of student-support services, said the staff worked with mental health counselors, community groups, the victims’ families and others for four months to devise a plan they believe will honor those killed and allow students and staff to mourn.

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Source: BBC

FBI releases serial killer's drawings

Thursday 18:10 GMT

He was unable to remember specific dates - which, investigators say, has caused further issues with identifying the victims.

Now, they are hoping that Little's drawings can help them to finally find out who the victims were so that their families can be notified. "With no stab marks or bullet wounds, many of these deaths were not classified as homicides but attributed to drug overdoses, accidents, or natural causes," the FBI said in its initial report in November last year.

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Source: BBC

Name checks on payments face delay

Friday 02:24 GMT

A system making a recipient's name as important as the bank account number and sort code when payments are made could be delayed by up to 18 months.

When setting up a new payment, or amending an existing one, banks will be able to check the name on the account of the person or organisation you are paying. The aim of Confirmation of Payee is to cut down on so-called authorised push payment (APP) scams, in which people are conned into sending money to another account.


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