• Pistorius sentencing: Live Report

    Pretoria (AFP) - 08:17 GMT - No retribution - Judge Masipa says South Africa is no longer in a dark "eye for an eye" era.

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    Citizen Pulls Over Police Officer

    In an attempt to bring attention to the issue of unlawful traffic stops by police impersonators, Gavin Seim of Washington state flagged down a police officer on the side of the road.

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  • George H.W. Bush Tells Michelle Nunn to Leave Him Alone Again

    What is a Senate candidate to do when a former president tells her not to use his image in her campaigns ads? Ignore him, apparently.

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  • 6-year-old buying bubblegum killed in drive-by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl was killed during a drive-by shooting while shopping for bubblegum with her father at a convenience store in Kansas City, according to police, who are vowing to find those responsible for her death.

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    Fresno man found not guilty in beating death of toddler

    A Fresno jury found Xavier Hawkins not guilty in the 2011 beating death of his girlfriend's 23-month-old son.

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  • Mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their bodies in her garage.

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  • Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police

    (Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was taken into…

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  • Another US patient recovers from Ebola

    Washington (AFP) - A US patient who has asked to remain anonymous has recovered from the Ebola virus and was released from the hospital, Emory University Healthcare said on Monday.

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  • N.Korea warns of 'unpredictable' retaliation

    North Korea warned Monday of an "unpredictable" retaliatory strike against South Korea following a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

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  • Toddler beaten and choked to death for soiling pants: police

    By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - A man accused in the death of his 3-year-old stepdaughter was being held in a New York City hospital on Sunday after police found him in an apartment with self-inflicted stab wounds, authorities said. Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with assault and endangering the welfare…

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  • NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

    NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.

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  • 5 things to know about Arias sentencing retrial

    PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in Phoenix will once again be asked to decide whether Jodi Arias should be executed for the gruesome murder of her former boyfriend.

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  • Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

    CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life.

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  • Blood sample tests negative for Pennsylvania police ambush suspect

    By Joe McDonald EAST STROUDSBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Blood drops found by a homeowner in northeastern Pennsylvania, where police have spent five weeks searching for a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another, have tested negative for the main suspect in the case, police said on Monday. Two…

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  • Oregon man said missing after answering Craigslist ad; police probing

    (Reuters) - Oregon authorities are looking into the disappearance of a 19-year-old Portland man, police said on Monday, and an advocacy group said he went missing after he responded to a Craigslist job ad posted by a couple seeking a caregiver. Ian Biggs was dropped off at a downtown Portland train…

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    Photos of the day - October 20, 2014 (22 photos)

    Two two-day-old white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at Zoo Safari in Borysew, Poland, crowds gather to wait for Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta and shadows of servicemen of battalion Kiev-1, holding a flag as they stand guard near of Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine are some of…

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  • Prince William and wife Kate's second child due in April

    London (AFP) - Prince William and his wife Kate's second child, who will be fourth in line to the British throne, is due in April, an official statement said on Monday.

    AFP
  • Abduction, dirty cops are open secret in Mexico

    Teloloapan (Mexico) (AFP) - Two years ago, Manuel was kidnapped by a drug gang in southern Mexico and held and beaten for eight weeks before reappearing in another city, his clothes torn to rags.

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