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In Rape Case at Rikers: Did Guards Turn a Blind Eye?

The sexual assaults went on for two days in April. A female inmate raped her cellmate on Rikers Island with a makeshift sexual device, according to prosecutors. The whole time the cell was under video surveillance.The same inmate had raped another woman on several occasions in October and November last year in different areas of the same jail, the Rose M. Singer Center, an indictment charges. One time the victim was beaten and raped in a pantry with such force that hair was pulled from her...

Pence making tax reform case in Indiana with eye on Donnelly

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence returned to his home state on Friday to make the Republican case for an overhaul of the federal tax code, while calling on Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly to get on board with the effort."There's an old joke that says the tax code is 10 times the length of the Bible, with none of the good news," Pence said before turning his attention to Donnelly, who was in attendance."Indiana needs this tax cut. Hardworking Hoosiers need this tax cut,"...

Over 100 cases of burn, eye injuries reported in city hospitals

Chandigarh: Although Diwali was not exactly green as people managed to keep pollution levels high, it was a comparatively safer Diwali with the number of burn cases reducing in comparison to the last few years. Most the injured were bystanders. There were a few cases of major eye injuries but no major cases of other burns were reported in any hospital. A total of 142 people received burn and eye injuries in PGIMER, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, Government...