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Man Found Innocent After 30 Years In Prison

A US man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for kidnapping, rape, and robbery has been declared innocent and freed. Gerardo Cabanillas was exonerated with the help of DNA testing in a 1995 attack on a couple sitting in a parked car in the city of South Gate in California, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced. Mr. Cabanillas' case was reexamined by the Conviction Integrity Unit of […]

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Sri Lankan Cricketer Found Not Guilty Of Rape

A Sri Lankan cricketer accused of raping a woman while in Australia for the T20 World Cup has been found not guilty. Danushka Gunathilaka, 32, was accused of assaulting the Sydney woman at her home after a Tinder date in November. Initially he was charged with multiple counts of rape, but only one count of stealthing - removing a condom without consent - proceeded to trial. The case tested new […]

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Live Worm Found In Australian Woman’s Brain

In a world first, scientists say an 8cm (3in) worm has been found alive in the brain of an Australian woman. The "string-like structure" was pulled from the patient's damaged frontal lobe during surgery in Canberra last year. "It was definitely not what we were expecting. Everyone was shocked," said operating surgeon Dr Hari Priya Bandi. The woman,  64, had for months suffered symptoms like stomach pain, a cough, and […]

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