Tor·que·ma·da (tôrk-mäd, tôrk-mää), Tomás de 1420-1498. Spanish Dominican friar who was appointed grand inquisitor by Pope Innocent VIII (1487). Under his authority, thousands of Jews, suspected witches, and others were killed or tortured during the Spanish Inquisition.

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John Lennon’s Killer Up For Parole Again In New York

Mark David Chapman will seek his freedom this week for a sixth time.

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Jay-Z To Perform In NYC For Basketball Festival

Jay-Z will provide the opening act for the World Basketball Festival. The rap mogul will perform Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall as part of the kick-off ceremony for the weekend event.

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Rip Torn Denied Probation In Conn. Break-In

A judge says Rip Torn doesn’t qualify for a special probation program that would have cleared his record of charges that he broke into a Connecticut bank while drunk and armed in January.

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New Jersey Senator Gaga For Lady Gaga

Frank Lautenberg, the nation’s oldest senator, is a little monster. Lautenberg will hold a fundraiser at Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington on Sept 7.

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Dina Lohan: Lindsay Will Move Back To New York

Lindsay Lohan’s mom says the actress will be moving away from California and back to New York after she gets out of drug rehabilitation.

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Another ‘Jersey Shore’ Star Has Legal Trouble

Police arrested Ronald Ortiz-Magro, known as “Ronnie,” Sunday afternoon for unpaid parking tickets.

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All Cool For Ice-T In Manhattan Unlicensed-Driving Case

Ice-T has been cleared of unlicensed driving charges after a New York City arrest. The rapper-actor called out “that’s what I’m talking about — dismissed!” in a Manhattan courtroom.

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Bedford’s Mara To Star In ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

Westchester County’s Rooney Mara may be a relative unknown in Hollywood, but she comes from a well-known football family.

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School of Rock Paying Tribute To Live Aid

Students at the School of Rock will be performing songs from that event in their own evening of giving back – this time to benefit Haiti.

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Young ‘Lion King’ Actress Doing Well After Transplant

The doctor who treated an 11-year-old girl who played young Nala in “The Lion King” on Broadway says she’s in excellent spirits following a potentially lifesaving procedure.

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Snooki To Be Charged For Being Annoying

An attorney for “Jersey Shore” cast member Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has entered not-guilty pleas on her behalf to three charges.

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Man Hurt In Leap At Jones Beach Phish Concert

A man is recovering in the intensive care unit of a Long Island hospital after police say he leaped from the upper deck during a Phish concert at Jones Beach Theatre.

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