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Jamelia said she was punched in the face and at one stage her partner hit her while she was breastfeeding Singer and broadcaster Jamelia has said the mental scars of domestic abuse will be with her forever, as she tried to persuade women in similar situations to seek help. She told viewers of ITV's afternoon show Loose Women, for which she is a regular panellist, that she was punched in the face and her partner hit her while she was breastfeeding her daughter.
1 hr ago | Salisbury Journal
A police officer who shot dead a colleague has been given a reprimand but will keep his job despite being found guilty of gross misconduct. Pc Ian Terry, 32, was killed during a botched firearms training exercise by Greater Manchester Police in June 2008.
1 hr ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock
Attorneys asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the scheduled Wednesday evening execution of a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago. Lisa Coleman, 38, would be the ninth convicted killer and second woman to receive lethal injection in Texas this year.
2 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
Philadelphia police trying to find suspects in the beating of a gay couple say they got a valuable assist from social media users. A defense lawyer says some of the people sought are turning themselves in for questioning.
5 hrs ago | KFVS12
In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, sits on the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" at the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif.
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A former Ukip MEP has appeared before magistrates accused of a money laundering offence after a police inquiry into her travel expenses. Nikki Sinclaire, who lost her seat in the European Parliament earlier this year, also faces a charge of committing misconduct in a public office.
Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit. In a deposition, obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, Thicke says Pharrell Williams did much of the writing on the Grammy-nominated song and says, "I was just lucky enough to be there when he wrote it."
An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. The lawsuit against LaBelle alleges the cadet, Richard King, was waiting for his family to pick him up outside one of the terminals at Bush Intercontinental Airport in March 2011, when LaBelle's bodyguard and two others attacked him.
The FBI can now quickly identify people just by looking at their faces, eyes, voice, palm print and walking stride. It's called the FBI's Next Generation Identification system, and the agency said it became fully operational Monday.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday gave the public 45 more days to weigh in on a plan that would for the first time curb the pollution blamed for global warming from the nation's coal-fired power plants. The agency said it was still aiming to finalize the rules by next summer.
Especially important in light of the Ray Rice controversy and the current state of the NFL, domestic violence is the hot button topic on everyone's mind in the US. But for Kerry Washington, this issue is always salient and in need of awareness.
A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance - and her last one in 2012 - will be released Nov. 11. "Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" is the pop singer's first live album. Her mentor, Clive Davis, said the album will showcase her legacy.
South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner has quit his post following weeks of pressure over the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal. Shaun Wright has until now resisted mounting calls to resign from the likes of the Prime Minister, Home Secretary Theresa May and his former party Labour, as well as alleged abuse victims and their families.
A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010. The Government Accountability Office said in a report released late Monday that only 1 of 18 insurers it reviewed was separately itemizing a charge for coverage of elective abortions on enrollees' bills.
Daytime's "The View" revealed its latest makeover Monday, opening the post-Barbara Walters era with a new set, new boss, mostly new team and a promise to be provocative again. Whoopi Goldberg is the only holdover on the daytime chatfest, which has faded in recent years as competitors sought to improve on its ensemble format.
Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car. Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," says she was unjustly handcuffed and detained Thursday after refusing to provide identification and walking away from officers responding to a report of lewd conduct in a car along Ventura Boulevard.
Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault." Friel was the head of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit in the New York County District Attorney's Office for more than a decade.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:21 pm
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