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Arm found in sea, likely that of Swedish reporter Kim Wall


COPENHAGEN — Copenhagen police say an arm found in the sea south of the Danish capital was held down “with plastic strips and pieces of pipes” like those found on the legs of a Swedish journalist who disappeared after a trip on a private submarine in August. Police gave the …

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This nation is accused of subjecting female recruits to virginity tests


JAKARTA — Indonesia’s military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch said senior Indonesian police and military officers have told it that security …

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Time, oxygen running out fast for crew of missing sub


BUENOS AIRES — Ships and planes combed a wider area of the frigid South Atlantic on Tuesday in a fruitless hunt for signs of a missing Argentine submarine, adding to growing concerns about the vessel not heard from in six days. Argentine navy officials have worried that if the ARA …

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Ex-commander gets life sentence for Yugoslav war crimes


Last Updated Nov 22, 2017 6:10 AM EST THE HAGUE — The United Nations’ Yugoslav war crimes tribunal on Wednesday found former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes during Bosnia’s devastating 1992-95 war, and sentenced him to life in prison. …

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Parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets, VA study says


HERALD, W.Va. — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The …

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AP: Sexual abuse rampant at Pakistan's Islamic schools


KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy fidgets with his scarf and looks over at …

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Alleged Pa. cop killer caught 3 days after slaying


NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. – The suspected killer of a New Kensington police officer has been arrested after a three-day manhunt, authorities said early Tuesday. State police said 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt was taken into custody without incident in Hazelwood at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Holt is accused of killing New Kensington …

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Cop shoots armed robbers to death while holding baby


An off-duty military police officer’s trip to the pharmacy with his family turned into a deadly shootout in Brazil over the weekend. Sgt. Rafael Souza went to buy medicine with his wife and young son late Saturday afternoon when two armed, hooded men stormed the business outside Sao Paulo, Britain’s …

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