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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 chokehold death of a black suspect last month — a conflict that has prompted the city's top law enforcement official to do damage control by calling the …

Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence | Africa

<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 point-blank range, while she and her Ugandan travel companion were visiting Old …

Boxing promoter Frank Maloney to become a woman called Kellie

• Frank Maloney now living as a woman named Kellie • ‘I can’t keep living in the shadows,’ says former promoter<p>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 …

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

Activists gather on shores of Lake Victoria to celebrate gay pride after law that gave homosexuals life sentence is thrown out<p>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 …