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News to know


The father of a 7-year-old boy with cerebral palsy admitted to police that he decapitated his son and put the head in the street, evidently so his wife would see it. The Thibodaux, La., man was charged with first-degree murder.


Quote of note


"The decision is perverse in that the actions leading to this criminal charge were carried out with the full knowledge and support of [redacted names of senior newsroom employees]." - Clive Goodman, a journalist jailed for hacking into voicemails, writing a letter that claims executives at Rupert Murdoch’s company knew and approved of the hacking.


Hot video


A tourist fell over a railing at Niagara Falls and is presumed dead. Watch the report below.



 


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