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Judge asked rape case woman about 'keeping knees together'

Judge asked rape case woman about 'keeping knees together'

On Friday, Camp took the stand and told the hearing that his remarks were inappropriate and the result of "deep rooted, unrecognized prejudices". Now, though, depending on what the inquiry decides after the investigation wraps this week, he could potentially be removed from the bench.



Minister Backs Netanyahu on PA Ethnic Cleansing Accusation

Maybe there are those that are critical of the phrase "ethnic cleansing", but let's look at the facts. In a Facebook video published over the weekend, Netanyahu said that support for the removal of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, as part of a two-state peace deal with the Palestinian Authority, was the equivalent of advocating for the "ethnic cleansing" of Jews.



Trial underway in Germany for SS medic who served at Auschwitz

The 95-year-old Hubert Z. was allegedly accused of complicity in the murders of at least 3,681 persons at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he served as a medic for one month in 1944. The woman, identified in court only as Helma M, suffers from an unnamed illness and is nearly completely blind and deaf, and therefore unfit to stand trial, according to a court statement.


No. 2 Florida State looks to contain Louisville's Jackson

No. 2 Florida State looks to contain Louisville's Jackson

Monday, the news was finally revealed from head coach Jimbo Fisher regarding star safety and team leader Derwin James. He had eight tackles and an interception in the opener against then-No. James was having surgery Monday afternoon, and Fisher said the surgeons would not know how they would fix the damage until surgery began. Louisville coach Bobby Petrino said James is "as good a player as there is in the country".



Pacquiao backs Duterte after Obama bust-up

Mr. Duterte spoke after Mr. Obama had delivered a speech that referred to human rights. United States has been consistently the second biggest source of global visitor arrivals in the Philippines. The US, Manila's main military ally and the Philippines' colonial ruler until 1946, has criticised Duterte's brutal crackdown on crime, which has claimed 3,000 lives since he took office in July and drawn condemnation from the United Nations.


Indian Muslim women raped in fatal attack 'over beef

Indian Muslim women raped in fatal attack 'over beef

Nearly two weeks after two Indian women were gang-defiled in Mewat , Haryana state, one of them has alleged that the attackers asked her if she ate beef. Haryana state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dismissed the theories that the women were raped with a view to creating religious tensions in the area.