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Report: Iran Guards Marry, Rape Virgins Before Executions

Members of Iran's feared Basij militia forcibly marry female virgin prisoners the night before scheduled executions, raping their new "wives" and making it religiously acceptable to execute them, a self-professed member of the paramilitary group said

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Diagnosed With Cancer

In a statement via YouTube and posted on the band’s Web site, Yauch said he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left parotid, or salivary, gland.

Report: Suspect in Murder of Fla. Couple Knew Victim

One of the eight suspects charged in the robbery and murder of a Florida couple known for adopting children with special needs knew one of the victims because he had given him money, the Pensacola News Journal reported.

Where's Our $100 Million in Cuts?

FOXBusiness: Today is a self-imposed White House deadline to ID more '09 budget cuts — where are they?

Texting Boston Trolley Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Crash

A Boston trolley driver who told authorities he was texting his girlfriend seconds before he plowed into another trolley, injuring more than 60 people, pleaded not guilty to gross negligence.

Witness Misidentifies Evangelist in Sex-Abuse Trial

A woman whose sister was an alleged victim of evangelist Tony Alamo has misidentified the preacher at his sex-crimes trial and is offering jurors a different account of how her sister came to 'marry' him.