Judge refuses to release 4 accused of beating disabled youth

These booking photos provided by the Chicago Police Department show, from left, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, Tanishia Covington and Jordan Hill, four people charged, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, with aggravated kidnapping and taking part in a hate crime after allegedly beating and taunting a man in a video broadcast live on Facebook. (Chicago Police Department via AP)

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Boyfriend arrested in rape, brutal attack of California girl

Hanford Police accuse a man of holding his 16-year-old girlfriend in a car, raping her and beating her with a tire iron over the course of five days. KGPE

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Women excised from public life by Islamic State

Fighters from the Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, north Syria. (photo credit: AP/Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, File)

Fighters from the Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, north Syria. (photo credit: AP/Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, File)

Jihadists force females to wear full-body robes, curtail their freedom of movement and study

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Isis releases ‘abhorrent’ sex slaves pamphlet with 27 tips for militants on taking, punishing and raping female captives

File: A 15-year-old Yazidi girl captured by Isis and forcibly married to a militant in Syria.

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Children tortured and raped by Assad’s forces – report

It cites U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as saying that Syrian children have been subjected to
It cites U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as saying that Syrian children have been subjected to “unspeakable suffering” during that time.    Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Children have endured ‘unspeakable’ and ‘unacceptable’ suffering during Syria’s civil war, UN’s Ban Ki-moon says

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Girl testifies stepfather’s punishment made her fear she would die

This combination of photos released by the Delaware State Police shows Georgetown pediatrician Melvin Morse, 48, left, and his wife, Pauline Morse, 40.
This combination of photos released by the Delaware State Police shows Georgetown pediatrician Melvin Morse, 48, left, and his wife, Pauline Morse, 40.    AP Photo: Delaware State Police

Melvin Morse was arrested in 2012 after his stepdaughter, then 11, told authorities she had been waterboarded on four occasions.

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