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Report: UK Police Had Savile Abuse Records in '60s
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An independent report into how British police handled allegations against disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile said Tuesday that police held records that connected him to sexual abuse as early as 1964, but failed to carry out an investigation.

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Woman, boyfriend charged with child abuse
www.tucsonnewsnow.com

Judy Minley, 26, and James Dwight Robinson, 27, were booked into the Pima County Jail, each facing one count of child abuse. According to a news release from the Tucson Police Department, the incident began as a reported near drowning at an apartment …

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Egypt minister urges end to 'rumours' of police abuse
www.globalpost.com

Egypt's interior minister pleaded on Sunday for an end to "rumours" of police abuse, saying his forces had never fired a single shot at protesters since the start of the 2011 uprising. Mohammed Ibrahim, who is facing an unprecedented strike by …

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Judicial inquiry needed into police brutality – Helen Zille
www.politicsweb.co.za

Note to Editors: This extract is based on a speech delivered by the DA leader at a Human Rights Day celebration in Sharpeville. We are in Sharpeville today to make sure that the men, women and children who paid the ultimate price in the struggle for …

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Police: Father told son to lie about sexual abuse in custody dispute
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QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury man was arrested this week for allegedly having his 4-year-old son make false child sexual abuse allegations against the mother's boyfriend, police said. David A. Colvin, 49, of Merritt Road was charged with misdemeanor …

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Murder of abused wife devastates family, spurs change in Dallas
www.dallasnews.com

After enduring years of abuse, Smith had reported her estranged husband for choking and threatening to kill her. On Jan. 8, the night before police planned to make an arrest, the 40-year-old executive assistant at UT Southwestern Medical Center at …

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Police re-open child sex abuse investigation at Kincora boys home in Belfast
www.mirror.co.uk

Police have reopened an investigation into child abuse at a notorious care home linked to claims of a cover-up by the secret service to protect top level perverts, the Sunday People reports. The probe will cover attacks on boys over two decades at the …

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As NYC Pot Busts Continue, New York Punts on Marijuana Reform
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"Behind the one million police hours spent arresting young Black and Latino men is the shameful truth of 21st Century racism. These are unlawful, racially biased arrests, plain and simple. We need our elected officials to stand up for civil rights for …

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Judge dismisses lawsuit of Barnstead police officer claiming fitness test bias
www.concordmonitor.com

The group, though, doesn't recommend its numbers be used for hiring purposes or exit exams, agreeing with Scott that it appears to violate the Civil Rights Act of 1991. The Cooper Institute has recommended a single-norm standard, like the one Scott is …

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