Midnight In The Desert — murder

What Happens If You Kill Someone on the Moon?

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What Happens If You Kill Someone on the Moon?

The world treats outer space much in the same in way in treats international waters: No country or entity can make a claim of sovereignty over that land (or in this case, space). But that doesn't mean anything goes. The same way the international community has agreed-upon rules for what is and isn't allowed in international waters and how to prosecute people who commit criminal acts in those places, the same kind of framework largely applies to the legal space of, well, space. In a cute new video posted to YouTube, Wendover Productions goes over a quick summary about how...

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Jack the Ripper mystery 'solved'?

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Jack the Ripper mystery 'solved'?

It is one of the world's greatest murder mysteries which has baffled investigators for more than a century. But now an author and self confessed "armchair detective" claims to have solved perhaps the most notorious whodunit ever, and discovered who Jack the Ripper was. Russell Edwards claims Aaron Kosminski, a 23 year-old Polish immigrant who ended up dying in an asylum, was "definitely, categorically and absolutely" the man behind the grisly killing spree in 1888 in London's East End. Mr Edwards said a blood-stained shawl he bought in 2007 after an auction in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, held vital DNA...

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