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‘You have no idea of damage he caused’: Colorado child sex trafficker gets record 472-year sentence

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 20:57 A child sex trafficker in Colorado has been sentenced to 472 years in prison. It’s been said to be the longest sentence in a human trafficking case in US history, with prosecutors originally seeking 600 years. Brock Franklin, 31, was sentenced Tuesday by Arapahoe County Judge Peter Michaelson. In March, an Arapahoe County jury ...

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Black Dolphin: RT gets inside Russia’s most fearsome supermax no one’s ever escaped from

Commonly known as the ‘Black Dolphin,’ Penal Colony No 6 holds Russia’s worst murderers, terrorists and cannibals. RT offers a rare glimpse inside the maximum security prison, where inmates are subjected to rigid rules devised to subdue even the most dangerous villains. Located in the Orenburg region bordering Kazakhstan, Black Dolphin is one of Russia’s oldest prisons. Established in the ...

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YouTube TV gets picture-in-picture support

Google’s YouTube TV app has received a recent update that allows for picture-in-picture on Android phones running Nougat or Oreo. Google first announced YouTube TV back in February, and rolled the service out in April, launching in five major U.S. cities. YouTube TV is meant to kill the cable box, offering popular cable channels like ABC, Fox, CBS, CW, NBC, ...

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Ovechkin takes puck to the face, gets stitched up & leads Caps to victory (VIDEOS)

Published time: 19 Nov, 2017 11:58 Edited time: 19 Nov, 2017 11:59 Russian hockey legend Alexander Ovechkin had to get his lip stitched back together after taking a puck to the face during Saturday nights’ game between his Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild. Ovechkin, affectionately dubbed ‘Ovi’ by Caps fans, mistimed an intercept in the second period and felt the ...

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Ice Age comes to Sydney: Russian baby mammoth gets warm welcome down under

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 11:51 Edited time: 17 Nov, 2017 11:51 The world’s most complete woolly mammoth, the 42,000-year-old calf Lyuba, who is preserved in permafrost, has made her first-ever journey to the southern hemisphere. The calf traveled from Russia to Australia for a Sydney museum exhibition. Lyuba is no stranger to lengthy tours, but it is her first ...

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Harassment scandals hit GOP & Dem campaigns, only 1 gets mass attention

As Alabama Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore fights an allegation of attempted rape of an underage girl, very little media attention has been paid to a Democrat running for Congress who has been arrested on a felony stalking charge. On Wednesday, Moore’s campaign attorney Phillip Jauregui held a press conference outside the Alabama Republican Party headquarters to challenge one ...

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‘It becomes part of your DNA’: Internal human gene-editing gets first trial

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 14:23 Edited time: 15 Nov, 2017 14:29 A California man suffering from a rare disease has become the first person ever to undergo an attempt to edit genes inside the body – however it’s not clear what side-effects could result from the groundbreaking procedure. The experiment was carried out on Brian Madeux, a 44 year ...

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Google’s jobs search engine gets salary ranges, a better location filter and more

Google Search’s built-in jobs search engine, which launched earlier this year, is getting an update today. For the most part, these new feature address some basic shortcomings of the first version. This means that in this new version, you can now finally filter jobs by how far away they are from you, not just by what city they are in. ...

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North Korea accuses Trump of ‘begging’ for nuclear war as rare US 3-carrier drills gets underway

Pyongyang has accused “dotard” Donald Trump of “begging” for a nuclear war during his trip across Asia. The charge comes as Washington launched rare naval drills in the Pacific with Seoul and Tokyo, which simultaneously involves three US aircraft carrier strike groups. Trump’s 12-day Asia tour Asia has, so far, focused primarily on containing the perceived North Korean threat, in ...

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US Secret Service agent gets 2 more years in jail for Silk Road bitcoin theft

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 05:05 A former Secret Service agent has been sentenced to an additional two years in prison for stealing cryptocurrency during a probe into the dark web marketplace Silk Road, after he had already pleaded guilty to previous theft charges. Shaun Bridges was sentenced to 71 months in prison in 2015 for stealing roughly 20,000 bitcoins ...

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