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Court declares Norway killer sane

April 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A court in Norwegian capital Oslo has said mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting spree in July last year, was ... Read more...

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Unlawful killing of newborns ‘5 times higher than thought’

December 14th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A new research has found that the true incidence of neonaticides - the unlawful killing of a baby within the first 24 hours of its life - is ... Read more...

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Oz woman pleads guilty to having sex with 14-year-old boy

November 25th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A 24-year-old Australian woman has pleaded guilty to sleeping with 14-year-old boy she was meant to be driving to school.Kimberly Annette Gale, from Hillside in Victoria, confessed two ... Read more...

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‘Ugly Betty’ actor arrested after ‘killing mum with Samurai sword’

November 24th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Michael L Brea, who appeared in one episode of hit show 'Ugly Betty', has been arrested after he reportedly killed his mother with a samurai sword inside her ... Read more...

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Berlusconi assailant acquitted

June 29th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 29 (IANS/AKI) An Italian judge Tuesday acquitted the mentally unbalanced man who attacked Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at a political rally last year on grounds of diminished responsibility. Judge Luisa ... Read more...

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Berlusconi attacker to be put under house arrest

February 2nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 2 (IANS/AKI) The man who assaulted Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in December last year will be put under house arrest after a psychiatric assessment found him "mentally infirm". Massimo ... Read more...

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It will take decades to execute Fort Hood shooter

November 16th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.16 (ANI): Major Nidal Hasan, the US Army psychiatrist, took just seven minutes to kill 13 people and injure more than 30 at Fort Hood in Texas earlier this month, but ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression and insomnia are genetically linked

June 8th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that anxiety, depression, and insomnia are genetically linked.Dr. Phillip Gehrman, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School Of ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to jail for throwing wife out of window

March 23rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 23 (DPA) A Singapore court Monday sentenced an Australian project manager who threw his Thai wife out of their fourth-floor bedroom window to 25 months in jail, a media report ... Read more...

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Austrian incest father Fritzl admits to murder (Lead)

March 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
St Poelten (Austria), March 18 (DPA) Josef Fritzl, the Austrian father on trial for imprisoning and raping his daughter Elisabeth for 24 years in the cellar of his home, pleaded guilty to ... Read more...

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Indian woman who burnt hubbys genitals granted home bail by Oz court

January 9th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): An Indian woman charged with husband''s murder after allegedly setting fire to his genitals has been granted strict home detention bail by Adelaide Magistrates Court.Rajini Narayan, 44, ... Read more...

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Why do some people get violent after boozing

December 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Have you ever wondered how generally calm people suddenly turn violent after downing a drink? Well, Finnish researchers have got the answer for you: it''s caused by ... Read more...

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K-Fed feared for kids” safety when Britney went into meltdown

December 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Kevin Federline has confessed that he was worried about his sons'' safety when his ex-wife Britney Spears went into meltdown earlier this year.In January, the singer was ... Read more...

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Smoking may put women at increased depression risk

October 1st, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 1 (ANI): Women who smoke are at an increased risk of developing depression, says a new study.The study led by University of Melbourne has found that heavy female smokers ... Read more...

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Canadian ate victim’s body parts, tried to flee with severed ear, nose

August 6th, 2008 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) A Canadian court Tuesday heard with shock how a man, who killed and then beheaded a fellow passenger on a bus near Winnipeg last Wednesday night, cut off ... Read more...

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Canadian bus beheading accused reported mentally ill

August 5th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 5 (IANS) Vince Li, the 40-year-old Chinese immigrant who beheaded and reportedly cannibalized his co-passenger last week, suffered from mental ill-health. Edmonton-based man, who came to Canada from China four ... Read more...

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