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Burundi Opposition Chief Charged with Rebellion

Burundi charged the leader of a key opposition party and 71 supporters with rebellion Wednesday after violent clashes last week, a prosecutor said, amid worsening tensions in the small central African nation. Party leader Alexis Sinduhije, who is on…

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US Death Row Inmate Walks Free After 30 Years in Jail

A man who spent 30 years on death row in Louisiana has walked free after a court threw out his murder conviction. Glenn Ford, 64, one of the longest-serving death row prisoners in the United States, was ordered to be released after new information cleared…

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Chinese woman cuts off ex-boyfriend’s penis, kills him

A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend’s penis with scissors and then killed him with a hammer after he raped her, a Hong Kong court heard, according to a report Tuesday. Yeung Ki, 41, on trial in the city, has admitted killing 32-year-old…

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Cameron to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

British Prime Minister David Cameron will make the first visit of his premiership to Israel this week, officials said. Cameron will travel to Israel on Wednesday before holding talks with counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and delivering a keynote speech…

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Norwegian Jailed in US over Justin Bieber Scam

A Norwegian man who admitted tricking an investor out of $1 million in a fake deal to promote Justin Bieber in Scandinavia was sentenced to 11 years in jail, US prosecutors said Monday. Wahleed Ahmed was also ordered to repay the $1 million, said the…

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British convict says he met Osama Bin Laden ’20 to 50 times’

A British terror convict has told a New York trial he met Osama bin Laden up to 50 times and was recruited by Al-Qaeda to blow up a passenger jet. Saajid Badat was sentenced in 2005 to 13 years in jail as a co-conspirator in the notorious shoe bombing…

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Israeli Troops kill Jordanian Judge at Border Crossing

Israeli troops at a border crossing on Monday shot dead a Palestinian-Jordanian judge who allegedly tried to snatch a soldier’s weapon, prompting Amman and the Palestinian Authority to demand an investigation. The shooting took place on Monday morning…

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Stage Collapses in Middle of High School Performance

Students rushed to nearby hospitals while investigators try to find out why stage collapsed.