Monthly Archive for May, 2006

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2300

Survivors found 10 weeks after plane crash.

2299

Two dozen women claim they were raped or sexually abused by the police following a violent protest in a town outside the capital.

2298

A Roman Catholic priest in the US has been found guilty of the murder of a nun 26 years ago in what prosecutors said was a ritualistic killing.

2297

An alligator killed a woman whose dismembered body was found floating in a canal in Florida

2296

A rapist declares that his victim indicated that she wanted sex by the way she sat while wearing a knee-length skirt, and that it was his duty as a man to accommodate her.

2295

A German man who killed and ate an apparently willing victim is sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty of murder.

2294

A grandson of German-Russian immigrants and now governor of Montana, signed posthumous pardons for 78 men and women convicted in 1918 and 1919 for critizicing the US government.

2293

Some children are seduced into taking part in medical experiments with promises of Christmas parties. The children are fed oatmeal laced with slightly radioactive milk as part of a nutrition study for Quaker Oats.

2292

In August 1941, Mina boyce, a 21-year-old widow and an alcoholic, handed her baby over to social workers. Over the next seven years, the child lived in seven foster homes and then was locked in an institution for people with mental retardation. There he would stay until the staff finally agreed that he was safe to leave, 11 years later.