Prize-Winning Shoplifters: Japans PM Hates This Movie Because Its Just Too True

TOKYO–Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d &# x27; Or at Cannes for “Shoplifters ,” a critically acclaimed family drama about a poverty-stricken quasi-family that manages to eke out a living via petty larceny and fraud. The cinema is now playing widely in Japan, but there were moments when it looked like it wouldn’t. […]

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his real name: Joseph James DeAngelo. […]

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Caregivers Forced Disabled Man to Fight as Amusement, Left Him to Die: Lawsuit

Last April, the body of Carl DeBrodie, a 31-year-old developmentally disabled man who liked Westerns and fishing, was found smothered in concrete and stuffed in a trash can in Missouri. His family is now suing Second Chance Homes and the Missouri Department of Mental Health for his mysterious death, claiming caretakers at the independent living […]

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Evil Genius: Netflixs Latest True Crime Addiction Explores the Pizza Bomber Heist

On August 28, 2003, 46 -year-old pizza deliveryman Brian Wells walked into a PNC Bank in Erie, Pennsylvania, with a cane that was actually a shotgun and a bomb strapped to his body. Demanding $ 250,000, he got approximately $8,000, but his getaway was stymied by answering police officer, who sat him down in the […]

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Japans Terrible Anti-Terror Law Just Made The Minority Report Reality

TOKYO–On Thursday morning, Japan’s deceptively dubbed “anti-terrorism” bill was steamrolled into law by its parliament, after the ruling coalition gutted standard legislative protocol, avoiding more embarrassing the issue of the bill known as the “criminal-conspiracy law.” It stipulates 277 crimes that police can arrest people for planning, or simply discussing. Technically, because social media is […]

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Fitbit Could Prove a Mans Innocence. Google Could Send Another to Prison for Murder.

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin–In the murder trial of a young substitute educator and mother of three, FitBit could demonstrate one man’s innocence–and Google might send another to jail. Almost two years after Nicole VanderHeyden, 31, was determined strangled and beaten to demise, a Virginia man named George Burch is now on trial for her assassination in […]

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