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Nicki Minaj bails out brother charged with raping 12-year-old,report

Nicki Minaj is standing by her big brother — posting his bail after he has was charged with raping a 12-year-old, The New York Post has learned.<p>Court papers reveal the superstar singer put up the $100,000 bond that sprang Jelani Maraj, 37, from custody in Nassau County on Friday after he was …

1st lawsuit filed over retracted Rolling Stone rape piece

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A retracted Rolling Stone magazine article that portrayed the University of Virginia as more concerned about its reputation than a student's alleged gang rape has prompted the first of two expected lawsuits.<p>Calling the graphic story a "monumental hoax," attorneys for a top …

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SAfrica: Family says Winnie Mandela meddled in rape case

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Winnie Madikizela-Mandela tried to derail a complaint from a teenager accusing Nelson Mandela's grandson of rape, a spokesman for the alleged victim's family said Wednesday.<p>Madikizela-Mandela, the late Mandela's divorced wife, sent her bodyguard to the 15-year-old girl's home, …

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Nicki Minaj Bails Out Brother Charged With Raping a 12-Year-Old

"She was prepared to do anything for her brother."<p>Page Six reports that Nicki Minaj paid the $100,000 bail to spring her brother Jelani Maraj from custody after he has was charged in Long Island's Nassau County with reportedly raping a 12-year-old girl.<p>"She was prepared to do anything for her …

A Cop Faces Charges Of Serial Rape, Yet His 13 Black Accusers Are On Trial

The woman said she was high and walking alone when the cop stopped her. He searched her, she said, finding a crack pipe, which he told her to smash. Then he drove to her house and raped her on her own bed, keeping his gun belt on during the ordeal, she testified.<p>The witness is one of 13 black women …

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