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  • Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

    An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach since she was a teen. The group said Monday it found five more skaters who were

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  • Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama

    A police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told reporters that Officer Sean Tuder was gunned down Sunday afternoon.Batiste said one suspect has been taken into custody. However, he said he could not immediately confirm if the

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  • Group claims further sexual abuse in South Korean skating

    An athletes’ group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach

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  • Ex-deputy to Argentine bishop says Vatican knew of misdeeds

    AP Exclusive: Former top deputy to a since retired Argentina bishop says Vatican knew of prelate’s sexual misconduct

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  • AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

    AP Exclusive: The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited “obscene” behavior and had been accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, undermining Vatican claims

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  • AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

    The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that

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  • Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

    Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counter-terrorism police officers after they killed a middle-aged couple, their 13-year-old daughter and another man in what the police initially claimed was a shootout with insurgents. Police killed grocery store owner Mohammad Khalil, his wife Nabila,

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  • Dillashaw, Cejudo set for champ vs. champ UFC fight

    T.J. Dillashaw has dropped to the 125-pound weight class to fight flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in the main event of UFC's debut card on the ESPN networks. Dillashaw, the 135-pound champion, is trying to join Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes as the only UFC fighters to hold

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  • Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

    Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counter-terrorism police officers after they killed a middle-aged couple and their 13-year-old daughter in what the police initially claimed was a shootout with insurgents

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  • Prosecutor disputes reports on Oklahoma sex assault case

    A prosecutor is disputing reports that the case has been dismissed against four teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a teammate on their Oklahoma football team. The case involving the former Bixby High School players is in juvenile court, so information isn't public. But defense

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  • Norway detains Russian suspected in stabbing, terror plot

    A Norwegian court has ordered a 20-year-old Russian man detained for four weeks ahead of a trial for allegedly stabbing a woman at a supermarket and plotting a terror attack

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  • The Latest: Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack

    The Latest: Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack, one with British passport

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  • Polish, European officials to attend burial of slain mayor

    People from across Poland are waiting in a long line to enter the Gdansk basilica for the funeral of the city's slain mayor. Polish and European officials are expected to attend the ceremony remembering Mayor Piotr Adamowicz, 53, who died Monday after being stabbed the night before at a

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  • Man charged with murder in death of Israeli in Australia

    A 20-year-old man appeared in an Australian court on Saturday charged with murder and rape in a savage attack on an Israeli student that had shocked Australia. Codey Herrmann, an aspiring rapper who performs as M.C. Codez, did not apply for bail in the Melbourne Magistrates Court. He is

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  • Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges

    A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one charge of misdemeanor

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  • Polish, European officials to attend burial of slain mayor

    People from across Poland are waiting in a long line to enter the Gdansk basilica for the funeral of the city’s slain mayor that will be attended by Poland’s and European officials

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  • Man charged with murder in death of Israeli in Australia

    A 20-year-old man has appeared in an Australian court charged with murder and rape in the death of an Israeli student in the city of Melbourne

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  • Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

    Two arrests were made Friday in the deaths of three people found shot a day earlier at a home in western Kentucky, and police said the investigation was "far from over" as they sought more people to question. Police in Owensboro said Arnett B. Baines, 30, and Cylar L. Shemwell, 31, both of

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  • The Latest: Witness unable to identify Van Dyke in courtroom

    The Latest on the sentencing of the Chicago police officer who fired the shots that killed black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 3:20 p.m. One of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke's daughters spoke during his sentencing hearing and blamed the media for shaming

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  • Facility where comatose woman had baby faces new abuse claim

    A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth last month is looking into another abuse allegation. Hacienda HealthCare officials said Friday that a female patient accused a registered nurse and a certified caregiver, both women, of abuse

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  • 15 people have been charged in the Flint water scandal

    Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint's water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record. — Michael Prysby,

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  • Mothers of April: Relatives of the slain unite in Nicaragua

    Mothers, sisters, aunts who lost loved ones in Nicaragua repression unite to seek justice as Madres de Abril. They follow in footsteps of mothers throughout the region who for years have demanded answers in their children’s murders

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  • Son of Kenyan military officer identified as attack suspect

    Kenyan investigators have identified a Kenyan military officer as the father of one of the extremists involved in the attack on a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi this week. There were conflicting reports on Friday about whether the extremist was among the five attackers who died in

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  • Norway investigates supermarket stabbing as terror attack

    Police in Norway say the stabbing of a woman in a supermarket is being investigated as a terror attack

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