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  • Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

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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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  • 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.

    AFP
  • 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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    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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  • Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves. Sikorski, who until September served as Poland's foreign minister, was quoted…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

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  • Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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    Alleged serial killer identified as Darren Deon Vann

    Darren Deon Vann, 43, told police he was shocked how quickly he was located after the murder of a 19-year-old woman in a Hammond hotel, police said. The alleged serial killer led police to six other bodies in northwest Indiana.

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  • Two arrested in death of Saudi student in California: report

    (Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb…

    Reuters
  • 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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  • Our Passé President

    For a president once mocked by his critics as little more than a celebrity, it was the ultimate indignity: Scores of people left a packed campaign rally Sunday before President Obama finished speaking.

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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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  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month in the…

    Reuters
  • 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
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    Screening for Ebola (21 photos)

    Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide. As US lawmakers grilled officials over how an infected nurse was allowed to board a crowded flight, European officials promised a…

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