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DA: Captive siblings’ journals may hold ‘powerful evidence’

The California siblings allegedly held captive and tortured by their parents kept journals that likely hold "powerful evidence" in the case, the district attorney said.
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Horrific new details emerge in case of 13 captive siblings

The California parents accused of starving and shackling their 13 children allegedly forced them to shower only once a year, never took them to a dentist, and strangled and beat them routinely, prosecutors said today.

Grandparents of shackled children say ‘God called on’ parents to have 13 kids

The grandparents of 13 children allegedly abused and kept shackled to beds in their Southern California home said the parents had so many kids because "God called on them."
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Police: Parents arrested after 13 siblings found captive, some in chains

Police in California say they rescued 13 siblings, aged 2 to 29, from a home where they were found chained to beds and malnourished, police say.

McCain pushes back on Trump efforts to allow torture

Republican Sen. John McCain is pushing back on any efforts by President Donald Trump to use an executive order to allow enhanced interrogation.

Obama to archive torture report, declassify after 12 years

President Barack Obama is turning down a request from some senators to declassify, before he leaves office, a Senate report documenting the CIA's harsh treatment of detainees after 9/11.

Torture report reveals CIA’s ‘brutal’ interrogation tactics

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released an exhaustive and explosive report today on the CIA's interrogation practices, saying the agency repeatedly misled Americans and deeply mismanaged the program that was secretly put into place after the 9/11 terror attacks.

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