Crime

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Midday Roundup: Youths attacked by sharks at N.C. beaches

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Horrific. A 12-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy both lost limbs in two shark attacks within about 90 minutes Sunday at a North Carolina beach. The attacks…

Dallas shooting suspect dead; van goes up in flames

By Lynde Langdon
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Shooting | UPDATE: Police have confirmed the suspect in a shooting this morning at Dallas police headquarters died. The suspect fled the shooting in an armored…

Report: UN peacekeepers pay impoverished local women for sex

By Michael Cochrane
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United Nations | Sexual exploitation of local populations by members of United Nations peacekeeping forces is “quite common but underreported,”according to a draft report…

Midday Roundup: Dogs pick up fresh scent in hunt for escapees

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hot on the trail. Schools and a highway near a New York state prison have closed as the manhunt for two escaped killers continues. More than 450 law…

Nigerian court dismisses murder case against child bride

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Wasila Tasi’u, 15, appeared Monday in a Nigerian court wearing a full-face veil. The case against her: murdering her husband with rat poison. Tasi’u’s…

Police stations offer safe place to conduct Craigslist business

By Jae Wasson
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Crime | Karl Trenker left his kids in the car and walked out into an apartment parking lot in Miramar, Fla. The 48-year-old Marine lieutenant colonel had his gold…

Midday Roundup: Hastert to make first appearance since scandal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Public appearance. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert will appear in public for the first time today since he was indicted in a hush-money scandal…

Killers make Hollywood-style escape from maximum security prison

By Evan Wilt
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Crime | Two convicted murderers escaped from the maximum security wing of New York's Clinton Correctional Facility on Saturday, marking the first breakout in the…

Supreme Court sets legal standards for online rants

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week upset many people who thought the court rewarded a man who frightened his ex-wife with his social media postings.

Sex, lies, and audiotape

By Lynn Vincent
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Abortion | In 2002, WORLD obtained undercover tapes that revealed Planned Parenthood may have aided and abetted statutory rapists

Argentines protest violence against women

By Katlyn Babyak
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International | Protesters—including 200,000 in Buenos Aires—held marches in over 80 Argentine cities Wednesday to protest violence against women. Argentina’s Supreme…

Soccer fans, players skeptical of FIFA chief’s claim of innocence


By Abby Reese
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Sports | In the wake of FIFA executives’ arrests on Wednesday, European soccer teams are calling for soccer’s governing body to clean house, starting at the top.

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