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Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

LONDON (AP) — The 50-year-old man was detained in Welling, east of London, on suspicion of conspiring to murder 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby, Scotland Yard said. Police didn’t provide further details about the suspect’s identity. Police on Monday arrested a 10th suspect in connection with the vicious killing of an off-duty British soldier on a […]

May 27, 2013 | By More
Suspected Maoist rebels kill 17 people and wounding 24 others in east India

Suspected Maoist rebels kill 17 people and wounding 24 others in east India

May 26, NEW DELHI (AP) — Senior police officer M. Gupta said the attack occurred Saturday in the Sukma area, about 215 miles (345 kilometers) south of Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh state. Two state party leaders and five police officers were among those killed in the attack, said R. K. Vij, a top state […]

May 26, 2013 | By More
Man shoots himself in head at Paris school

Man shoots himself in head at Paris school

May 17, PARIS (AP) — The mayor said his thoughts were with “all the little Parisians who were present, their parents and all the educational community.” Police said the suicide happened shortly before noon as children were leaving the school for the lunch break. A dozen students and a teacher saw a man kill himself […]

May 17, 2013 | By More
Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

May 14, AP – The government officially views prostitution as an “ugly social phenomenon” and the solicitation, sale and purchase of sex in China are illegal. However, despite frequent government crackdowns, prostitution remains rampant and sexual services are openly offered in massage parlors, karaoke bars and nightclubs. Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily […]

May 14, 2013 | By More
Gunfire injured 19 in US Mother’s Day parade

Gunfire injured 19 in US Mother’s Day parade

May 13, AP – The Federal Bureau of Investigation said the shooting was unrelated to terrorism, calling it “street violence.” Nineteen people were hurt in a shooting at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans Sunday, police said, as the mayor called for an end to “relentless” violence on the streets of the southeastern US […]

May 13, 2013 | By More