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Face It: We Need Revenge

Justice is just a fancy word for vengeance, argues Thane Rosenbaum

(Newser) - Norway doesn’t have the death penalty, and that means it’s “legally and morally” unprepared to deal with the likes of Anders Breivik, the man allegedly responsible for the Oslo massacre, argues legal scholar Thane Rosenbaum in the New York Times . Americans, meanwhile, are outraged over the acquittal... More »

45 Die in Pakistan Shooting Spree

Gunman go on rampage after assassination of Karachi lawmaker

(Newser) - Gunmen killed at least 45 people in Pakistan's largest city after the assassination of a prominent lawmaker set off a wave of revenge attacks. Dozens of vehicles and shops were set ablaze as security forces struggled to regain control of Karachi. Many of the dead were killed in targeted, execution-style... More »

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