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Man in Pakistan kills 10 including ex-fiancee in dowry dispute, police say

The 25-year-old suspect, whom police named as Mir Ahmad Shah, was already on the run after murdering his own parents and two brothers<p>A man in northwest <b>Pakistan</b> shot dead his former fiancée and nine of her relatives on Sunday, police said, six months after murdering his own parents and two brothers …

Motorcyclists Injured in 'Globe of Death' Circus Performance in Washington

Two motorcyclists were injured when they and a third rider collided during a circus stunt inside in a steel sphere called the Globe of Death at the Washington state fairgrounds, authorities said Sunday.<p>There was no update on the conditions of the motorcyclists, who crashed into one another Saturday …

Major 'failures' found in Rolling Stone's 'A Rape on Campus'

An institutional failure at Rolling Stone resulted in a deeply flawed article about a purported gang rape at the University of Virginia, according to an outside review by Columbia Journalism School professors.<p>The review, published Sunday night, says the failures were sweeping and "may have spread …

North Korea declares no-sail zone, missile launch seen as possible: reports

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has declared a no-sail zone for its ships off its east coast, South Korean media reported on Monday, suggesting more missile launches are possible before the U.S. defense chief visits Seoul this week.<p>Pyongyang fired four short-range missiles off its west coast on …

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Mummified Body Found In Alleged Hoarder's San Francisco Home, Police Say

The mummified body of an elderly woman was pulled from the home of a San Francisco woman that neighbors described as a hoarder on Saturday.<p>ABC 7 reports there was so much debris in the home that the door was blocked and firefighters wearing protective masks had to enter through a window.<p>“A police …

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Three Kids, Two Women Shot in Indianapolis Apartment, Police Say

Five people, including three kids aged six or under, were shot Sunday night in Indianapolis, police said. All were being treated at hospitals and were in a serious condition.<p>Police were seeking three male suspects in a white or silver vehicle after the two women and three children — aged 6, 4 and …

British police arrest 14-year-old boy, 16-year-old girl after counterterror raid

British police arrested a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism after carrying out two raids in the northwest of England this past Thursday and Friday.<p>Sky News reported that the boy was arrested after officers raided a house in Blackburn Thursday evening. …

Rolling Stone's colossal journalism meltdown

It's a devastating report on a terribly flawed piece of journalism.<p>It was already abundantly clear that <i>Rolling Stone's</i> story on an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house was a colossal mess.<p>But a searing report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism …

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