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Caregiver in ‘baby fight club’ gets 33 months in jail

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A former daycare worker convicted of child cruelty in what prosecutors described as a “baby fight club” was sentenced to nearly three years in prison, the maximum term the judge could impose. A jury convicted Kierra Spriggs, 26, of Woodbridge earlier on charges of abusing numerous 2-year-olds by stepping on toes, … Continue reading

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Africa / International News / U.S. News

South Sudan’s factions have violated ceasefire

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The regional bloc that mediated South Sudan’s peace agreement says both sides have violated the deal signed last month. In its first report since a ceasefire took effect on August 30, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development said government forces fired on rebel positions in Upper Nile state using attack helicopters … Continue reading

Celebrities / Lifestyle / National / TV / U.S. News

Bill Cosby accusers fight motion to dismiss defamation suit

BOSTON (AP) — Three women who allege Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago say in a court filing that he doesn’t have a right to lie and hide behind the statements of his representatives to have their defamation lawsuit dismissed. “Cosby claims a privilege to defame where none exists; tries to shield himself from … Continue reading