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North Korea executes 80, some for minor offenses, newspaper says

North Korea staged gruesome public executions of 80 people this month, some for offenses as minor as watching South Korean entertainment videos or being found in possession of a Bible, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday.<p>The daily JoongAng Ilbo attributed the mass executions to a single, …

Blasts near Communist Party building kill 1 in China

BEIJING — A series of small explosions killed one person and injured several others in front of a major Communist Party building in the north-central Chinese city of Taiyuan Wednesday morning.<p>They bombing comes nine days after a suicide attack with a car near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. There was …

Police: Worker blew LAX dry ice bombs just for fun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A baggage handler arrested after dry ice bombs exploded at Los Angeles International Airport planted the three devices out of personal curiosity, police said Wednesday.<p>The motive was disclosed a day after the arrest of Dicarlo Bennett, a 28-year-old employee for the aviation …

LAX Worker Arrested for Ice Bomb

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Nazi war criminal Priebke's funeral halted amid protests

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Amnesty International say 'hundreds' killed in Nigerian prisons during crackdown on Islamists

Human rights organisation says it has seen evidence of extra-judicial killings during army-led operation against Islamist militants in north east Nigeria<p>Rights group Amnesty International on Monday called for an urgent investigation after saying it had evidence that hundreds of people had died in …

Deadly Philippine quake hits Bohol and Cebu

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Russia detains scores of migrants after riot

Russian police rounded up more than 1,600 immigrants in Moscow a day after rioting by nationalists over a fatal stabbing of a Russian that many residents blame on a man from the Caucasus region.<p>Some 200 residents rallied in the Biryulyovo district on Monday to call for tougher policing of labour …

Japanese hospital fire leaves many dead and injured

A fire has broken out at a hospital in southern Japan, killing 10 people.<p>Another eight people were injured in the fire, which started on the ground floor of the four-storey orthopedic hospital while patients were sleeping.<p>Fukuoka police said eight of the dead were patients, and the remaining two …

Italy boat sinking: hundreds of migrants still missing off Lampedusa

Divers are searching for more bodies from a migrant boat that caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa, killing at least 111 people. A further 200 are still missing.<p>The Italian government has declared Friday an official day of mourning, with a minute's silence held in …

Oracle pulls off stunning comeback in America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO – Now that Oracle Team USA has improbably retained the 34th America's Cup, what can Larry Ellison & Co. do for an encore?<p>Oracle's billionaire bankroller has many questions to answer in the weeks ahead after his team, under the never-say-die skipper Jimmy Spithill, staged the greatest …

Syria 'chemical' attack: Ban Ki-moon urges swift probe

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Israeli jets bomb Lebanon target after rocket strike

<b>Israeli jets have bombed a target south of Beirut a day after rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel.</b><p>They targeted a "terror site" near the coastal town of Naameh, between Beirut and Sidon, the Israeli military said.<p>The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) …

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Egypt: Day of protest and another day of death

Bloodshed returned to the streets of Egypt on Friday after at least 60 people were killed when the Muslim Brotherhood's "day of rage" exploded into more fierce fighting between protesters and the security forces.<p>Supporters of Mohammed Morsi, the deposed Islamist president, clashed with the military …

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