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Handicapped women attacked in video

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Handicapped women attacked in video

Los Angeles sheriff's investigators have received a shocking video showing a group of men sexually assaulting at least 10 severely handicapped women.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that an anonymous person dropped off a computer hard drive containing over 100 hours of video depicting a sequence of sexual assaults on women, all of whom appeared disabled.

Investigators sought the public's help in identifying where and when the video was shot, as well as suspects' names.

WASHINGTON

Indictment names former CIA officer

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling has been indicted on 10 counts of leaking classified information about Iran to a New York Times reporter.

The Justice Department does not say specifically what was leaked but, from the dates and other details, it is clear that case centers on leaks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen for his 2006 book, State of War.

The book revealed details about the CIA's covert spy war with Iran.

Elsewhere

JACKSON, Miss.: Jamie and Gladys Scott, sisters who plan a life-saving kidney transplant, will be freed today as part of a deal to suspend their life sentences for armed robbery. The organ donation was a condition of the donor sister's release. They plan to head to Pensacola, where their mother and children live, Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps said.

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.: The will Elizabeth Edwards signed days before her death last month made no mention of her estranged husband, John Edwards. She left personal effects, furniture, automobiles and other property to be divided among her three children.

HANOI, Vietnam: Police roughed up U.S. diplomat Christian Marchant in Vietnam and repeatedly slammed a car door on his legs when he went to visit a prominent dissident, an official in Washington said Thursday. The United States filed a protest of events Wednesday in the city of Hue.

Times wires

Handicapped women attacked in video 01/06/11 [Last modified: Thursday, January 6, 2011 10:24pm]

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