Torture

Lawmakers pass ‘Tommie's Law' to make animal cruelty charge a felony in Virginia

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

RICHMOND, Va. - Ten days after a pit bull named Tommie was found tied to a pole and on fire at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward, Virginia's legislature passed a bill that would...
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Couple charged after boy tortured with hot pepper on genitals: cops

Couple charged after boy tortured with hot pepper on genitals: cops

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

A South Carolina mom and her boyfriend face charges after her kids were allegedly tortured with hot sauce and spices, according to officials. Sabrina Irene Emerick, 25, and her...
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Jehovah's Witnesses Tortured With Electric Shocks and Suffocation In Russia, Church Says

14 hours ago   |   Newsweek

“The agents poured water over the men, shocked them with a stun gun in the anus area-gradually increasing the strength of the shock," the church said.
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Upstate children endure ‘sickening and reprehensible' torture by mother's boyfriend, police say

Upstate children endure ‘sickening and reprehensible' torture by mother's boyfriend, police say

15 hours ago   |   WYFF

Robert Earl Kailiala Saladaga is accused of abusing his longtime, live-in girlfriend's child with hot sauce, as well has shooting the child in the foot with a BB gun.
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UN report details widespread torture, rape and killing in South Sudan

UN report details widespread torture, rape and killing in South Sudan

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

U.N. investigators have identified perpetrators of pervasive rape and killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan, and believe oil revenues have driven much of...
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Egypt executes 9 over 2015 killing of top prosecutor

22 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

CAIRO - Egypt on Wednesday executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor, security officials...
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Lawmakers Call for Probe Into ICE for Force-Feeding Immigrants on a Hunger Strike

1 day ago   |   Time

Nearly 50 Democratic lawmakers called for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday after the agency confirmed it had been force-feeding...
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The FBI Is Dismantling Its War Crimes Unit

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

The closure has raised concerns that perpetrators of torture and genocide will be free to act with impunity.
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EU states mixed on Trump demand to take back IS fighters

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

BRUSSELS - U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back their citizens fighting in Syria is receiving a mixed reaction, as nations pondered how to...
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Woman arrested for DUI tells deputy, ‘My KKK friends will burn your family'

3 days ago   |   WGN TV

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman who was arrested for driving under the influence can be heard on body camera video threatening a sheriff's deputy with violence , telling...
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Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Williamson suffered a knee sprain 36 seconds into Duke's 88-72 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday. Read more ...

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Federal agents arrested a self-proclaimed white nationalist and lieutenant in the Coast Guard on gun and drug charges, accusing him of plotting a massive domestic terror attack... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Father dies trying to save children from house fire

Father dies trying to save children from house fire

A cousin of the father told WISN 12 News he got his youngest son out safely, went back for the other children and never came out. Read more ...

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked... Read more ...

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS - David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Boston to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night for the Bruins' season-high... Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday... Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...