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American couple arrested in killing of woman's mother in Bali on suicide watch, lawyer says

An American couple arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of murdering the woman's mother and stuffing her body into a suitcase at a resort hotel are being held under a suicide watch, their appointed lawyer said Wednesday.<p>Haposan Sihombing, an Indonesian lawyer assigned to the couple by Bali police, …

Indonesia's highest court to decide on election challenge

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s highest court on Thursday unanimously upheld last month’s presidential election result, paving the way for Joko Widodo to take over as leader of the world’s third largest democracy.<p>Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's supporters try to shield themselves as …

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip.<p>Saleh Arouri …

Police officer who brutally pummeled homeless grandmother could face “serious charges”

The California Highway Patrol turns over its criminal investigation Los Angeles County district attorney<p>The officer who mounted and repeatedly punched a homeless grandmother in the face on the side of the I-10 Freeway in July could face “potentially serious charges” the California Highway Patrol …

What key witnesses to the Michael Brown shooting have to say

The grand jury tasked with weighing criminal charges against the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old<p>Michael Brownwill have to make sense of a muddled and conflicting series of narratives over the next several weeks.<p>Accounts of the deadly police shooting, which has rocked …

From convicted sex offender to millionaire, man gets new life

Michael Phillips has been spending most of his time these days living in a tiny room in a no-frills northeast Dallas nursing home.<p>Until recently, he had a roommate who slept in a bed 2 feet away, and staff brought him three square meals a day.<p>Only a few hours passed each day in which he didn't …

Plane strikes San Diego shopping center

One woman was killed and another injured Wednesday when their single-engine plane crashed into the parking lot of a busy San Diego shopping center near a city airport.<p>The Mooney M-20L went down around 5:30 p.m. near Montgomery Field. It came to rest in a parking lot of a Costco store and a Target …

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