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500 body parts kept by British cops even after probe


May 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Police departments in Britain retained at least 492 human body parts, including brains, hearts and limbs, even after investigations were over, without telling the families of ... Read more...

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House fire in West Virginia kills 2 adults, 6 kids


March 26th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed, including six children, after a house in West Virginia caught fire, local authorities said on Sunday.The fire broke out in ... Read more...

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Man held for damaging over 100 cars


October 24th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 24 (IANS) A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the German capital for damaging over 100 luxury cars. He allegedly set 67 cars ablaze, and partially damaged 35 ... Read more...

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WSJ Europe faces new probe


October 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Dow Jones & Co. has faced fresh probe over an alleged deal to boost the circulation numbers of The Wall Street Journal Europe, a media report ... Read more...

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Police dogs to patrol Beijing streets


September 12th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The police in Beijing have decided to use dogs for patrolling streets following a successful trial in July-August that saw a significant drop in the city's ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ruling military council not considering amnesty for Mubarak


May 19th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ruling military council on Wednesday informed that it is not considering granting amnesty to ousted President Hosni Mubarak even after he returned his properties and assets ... Read more...

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Not a single war crime punished in Nepal, rues UN


April 19th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) Five years after Nepal's decade-old armed insurrection ended, not a single war crime has been brought to justice, a top UN official rued Tuesday.Kyung-wha Kang, UN ... Read more...

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Four Chicago Police officers charged with civil rights violations


April 8th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- One current, three former Chicago Police officers on Thursday were charged with federal civil rights violations for allegedly presenting false information and testimony to conceal unlawful searches ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill: Social activists vs government


April 6th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare is on a fast-unto-death at the Jantar Mantar here to press the government to involve the civil society ... Read more...

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FBI utilising private spy network’s skills to investigate Afghan aid workers’ deaths


March 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly taking the help of a private spy network operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan to investigate the killing of 10 ... Read more...

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Pak in ‘damned if you do and damned if you don’t’ dilemma over Davis: Editorial


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): The Pakistan government would face a 'public backlash' if they decide to enter in any agreement with the United States over the Raymond Davis standoff, but the long-term repercussions ... Read more...

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‘Wrong to say Govt. made no losses in 2G scam’, says CBI chief to PAC


February 15th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday quoted Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director A P ... Read more...

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Bush cancels Swiss visit amid threats of protest, arrest


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- Former US president George W. Bush has cancelled a trip to Switzerland because of fears of growing protests, according to reports in the Tribune de Genève newspaper.The Jewish ... Read more...

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Scot scientists pull fingerprints from fabrics


January 31st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Scottish scientists have pioneered a new technique that could help solve more serious crimes and change the face of forensics forever.For the first time, fingerprints can now be ... Read more...

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Global fake sex pills racket busted in New Zealand


January 27th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 27 (IANS) New Zealand authorities have busted an international ring dealing in counterfeit sexual stimulants, heart medications, pain killers, and other medications, believed to be sourced from China. ... Read more...

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Soon, an ‘interview’ to detect drug users


December 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) A new tool to detect drug users on verbal cues alone may replace cumbersome doping tests, a study suggests. Forensic psychology masters student Catherine Stipis from the ... Read more...

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Brit tax boss accused of groping 5 women on packed trains


December 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A director of criminal investigations for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has been accused of touching and groping women during his commute on crowded trains.A court was told ... Read more...

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‘Teesta Setalvad not worried about court probe’


November 5th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The Citizens for Justice and Peace, the Mumbai-based voluntary organization fighting for the 2002 Gujarat riot victims, stated Thursday that its secretary, Teesta Setalvad, was not worried ... Read more...

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Two Indian-origin MPs face suspension from Lords


October 17th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Three British lawmakers, including two Indian-origin MPs, probed over the expenses they claimed face suspension from the House of Lords, a media report said Sunday.The trio ... Read more...

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Lord Swraj Paul, Lord Bhatia face suspension from House of Lords over expenses scam


October 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): Indian-born British Labour politician Lord Swraj Paul, along with another Indian and a Bangladeshi peer, investigated over the expenses claims face suspension from the House of Lords and repayment ... Read more...

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July 7 2005 London bombing inquests to begin


October 11th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): The inquests for the 52 people killed by four al-Qaeda-backed suicide bombers on three Underground trains and a bus in London on July 7, 2005 are due to ... Read more...

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FBI, Home Ministry end training exchange


October 1st, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in partnership with the Ministry of Home Affairs, concluded on October 1 a five-day law enforcement exchange focusing on interview and interrogation ... Read more...

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Investigation reveals that FBI officers cheated in an exam


September 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently an examination for FBI staff was organized to check their knowledge on domestic investigations. FBI staffers were required to study new set of rules for terrorism and ... Read more...

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FBI Employees Cheated In Exam


September 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Recent reports suggest that FBI employees cheated during an exam that was designed to test their knowledge about the new rules for terrorism and ... Read more...

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July Has Become The Deadliest Month For The American Services In Its 9-Year-old Afghan War


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NATO enunciated on Friday that six additional American soldiers have been liquidated in Afghanistan. This has brought the demise toll of Americans in July to ... Read more...

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Paris okays questioning of labour minister in Bettencourt case


July 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 21 (DPA) The French government Wednesday officially approved permitting investigators to question Labour Minister Eric Woerth in the scandal involving alleged illegal contributions by L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt. A date for ... Read more...

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National Guard Will Finally Be Deployed To Arizona & Other Border States


July 20th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Troops from the National Guard will at long last be deployed to the United States/ Mexico border on August 1 for a year long term to help border ... Read more...

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Cellphones are as good forensic tools as fingerprints


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Cellphones and other mobile devices are as much reliable as fingerprints for criminal investigations, according to a study.Clues to crimes today are as likely to be found by ... Read more...

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Top Afghan Taliban commander killed while fleeing in woman attire


June 26th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 26 (ANI): NATO troops have killed a top Afghan Taliban commander in Puli Alam District of the Logar province, after he fired at the allied forces while trying to ... Read more...

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New leads spell fresh hope for Kanishka victims


June 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 20 (IANS) With 20 Canadian investigators still actively pursuing leads in the Air India Kanishka bombing case, the victim families have not abandoned their hope to see the ... Read more...

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Criminal investigation opened in the case of the missing Oregon boy


June 15th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have said that they would open criminal investigations into the case of the missing Oregon boy.Police had initially ruled out any case of ‘criminal activity’ in ... Read more...

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Feds to launch criminal inquiry into BP


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has announced that it has started criminal investigations into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Obama administration has come ... Read more...

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US opens criminal probe into Gulf of Mexico oil spill


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had begun civil and criminal investigations into the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.The New York Times quoted Attorney ... Read more...

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Civil, criminal investigations underway in BP oil spill


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday that civil and criminal investigations are underway in connection with the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. AG ... Read more...

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New national military training center opened in Baghdad


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- The National Training Center (NTC) opened in Baghdad on Monday, the U.S. Forces in Iraq said.The new center will be expanding investigative training capabilities for National information ... Read more...

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