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Thrill-Seeking Fuels Many First Crimes

News Picture: Thrill-Seeking Fuels Many First Crimes

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to committing first crimes, the thrill of it all is what matters most, new research suggests. The finding could point to ways to prevent people from becoming habitual offenders, researchers say. “It’s important to …

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I.C.C. Allows Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry to Proceed, Angering U.S.

I.C.C. Allows Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry to Proceed, Angering U.S.

LONDON — The International Criminal Court ruled on Thursday that its chief prosecutor could open an investigation into allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan including any that may have been committed by Americans, a step that infuriated the Trump administration. The ruling by an appeals court in The Hague reversed …

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Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit?

Why do people confess to crimes they didn't commit?

The confession has been called the king of evidence, as good as a conviction. And so it seems incredulous that innocent people would incriminate themselves by confessing to something they didn’t actually do.  But more than 300 men and women, after spending months, years, even decades in U.S. prisons, have …

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