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iPhone Maker Foxconn Shuts Factory After Brawl

September 24, 2012 | 8:56 am

iPhone Maker Foxconn Shuts Factory After Brawl

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BEIJING (AP) — The company that makes Apple’s iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a brawl by as many as 2,000 employees at a dormitory injured 40 people. The fight, the cause of which was under investigation, erupted Sunday night at a privately managed dormitory near a Foxconn Technology Group […]

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Calif. Prisons Grapple with Violent Trend

September 20, 2012 | 2:24 pm

Calif. Prisons Grapple with Violent Trend

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What happens when you take 2,600 of the most violent people in the state and cram them in housing meant for 1,800? That question is surfacing in the wake of a riot among more than 50 prisoners at California State Prison, Sacramento on Wednesday that sent 13 prisoners to the hospital, one of them shot […]

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September 19, 2012 | 1:36 pm

Calif. Prisoners Hospitalized in Riot

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A guard shot a prisoner and 10 other prisoners were hospitalized with “stab and slash” wounds in a riot at California State Prison Sacramento on Wednesday, the Department of Corrections reported. The facility is also known as “New Folsom” because of its proximity to Folsom State Prison. Here’s the press release: California State Prison-sacramento (CSP-SAC) […]

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