In a world filled with violent protests, a group of musicians who were part of a demonstration in the Romanian capital of Bucharest offered up a peaceful musical moment.
After two years at Yale, Dan Friedman made the kind of decision that drives parents bonkers. He dropped out. “I loved school; I had a great time,” he says. But the Silicon Valley tycoon Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and now a venture capitalist, made Friedman an offer he couldn’t refuse.
The Cleveland home where three women were held captive and brutally beaten and sexually abused for the past decade met its fate on Wednesday — a wrecking crew.
Ariel Castro was sentenced to life without parole on the charge of aggravated murder Thursday and received multiple years on various other charges related to kidnap and rape that totaled 1,000 years.
Ariel Castro, the man who kidnapped, raped, and beat three Cleveland women will find out his fate during a sentencing hearing Thursday morning, though it’s not much of a mystery where he’ll spend the rest of his life.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy by sharing classified documents with the web site WikiLeaks, but he was found guilty of lesser espionage charges.
In what might be the first act of mercy shown to his victims, the man charged with kidnapping, raping and beating three Cleveland, Ohio, women agreed to a plea deal on Friday that would spare the women the agony of reliving the horrific details of their years in captivity during a jury trial.
The man accused of kidnapping three Cleveland women and repeatedly raping them will appear Friday in court and could agree to a plea bargain that would spare him the death penalty.
A plea deal has been offered to the man accused of kidnapping three Cleveland women and raping them repeatedly while he held them in captivity at his home during the past decade, according to a Cleveland TV station.