Brittany Wilkerson

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Unsupervised 7-year-old shoots cousin in face in Texas

A Texas boy who was accidentally shot in the face by his 7-year-old cousin is out of surgery and expected to survive his injuries, police officials told the Los Angeles Times on Friday.<p>The 8-year-old was struck in the left cheek around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Harbor Oaks Apartments in Texas …

Rwandan man accused of war crimes arrested near U.S.-Canada border

A Rwandan man who the Canadian government has accused of war crimes was arrested when he crossed into the United States illegally this week, law enforcement officials said.<p>Jean Leonard Teganya, 42, was arrested Sunday morning in northern Maine after nearby residents reported a "suspicious person" …

Police-mayor tensions mount over chokehold death

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have become increasingly at odds with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the appearance he is taking sides against them after the …

Women stoned to death in Syria for adultery

BEIRUT (AP) — A cleric read the verdict before the truck came and dumped a large pile of stones near the municipal garden. Jihadi fighters then …

Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence

Attacks on tourists have contributed to a steep decline in tourism in Kenya.<p><b>Mombasa, Kenya</b> - In July, a Russian visitor was shot dead near Fort Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Mombasa's Old Town. Police ruled the killing a robbery. Three weeks later, assailants shot a German tourist at …

Boxing promoter Frank Maloney to become a woman called Kellie

The boxing promoter Frank Maloney is undergoing gender reassignment and is now living as a woman called Kellie, she has revealed.<p>Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, Kellie said: “I was born in the wrong body and have always known I was a woman. I can’t keep living in the shadows, that is why I am doing …

The CDC's Ebola Catch-Up Game

As an extraordinarily secure isolation ward in Atlanta received its second Ebola victim Tuesday, New Yorkers awoke to tabloid headlines screaming about a possible third case of Ebola in America. A patient had presented to Mount Sinai with fever and abdominal pain after recent travel in western …

Uganda holds first pride rally after 'abominable' anti-gay law overturned

Uganda has hosted its first gay pride rally since a draconian anti-homosexuality law was overturned by the courts.<p>Sandra Ntebi, organiser of the rally held on Saturday in Entebbe, 35km from the capital Kampala, said police had granted permission for the invitation-only "Uganda Pride" event.<p>"This …