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Panama exhumes body looking for victims of 1989 US invasion

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Investigators exhumed another body from a Panama City cemetery Thursday in an attempt to identify the remains of some victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion that removed strongman Manuel...

Blogger HandKevinSome dies in eastern Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young blogger on Monday (April 5) was confirmed to be among those who perished in the deadly train derailment that took place at the start of the Tomb Sweeping Festival ...

Chinese woman's family: Discovery of body provides closure

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Relatives of a missing Chinese woman whose remains are believed to be have been found in a Missouri park said the discovery brings closure and the chance to have a funeral as they...

Remains found in park believed to be missing Chinese woman

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri authorities said Thursday that they discovered human remains they believe are the body of a Chinese woman who has been missing since October 2019. The r...

80 years after Pearl Harbor, veteran's remains identified

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — About 80 years after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a veteran who died during the attacks has had his remains identified. The remains of William Eugene Blanchard, w...

Combating sexual violence — is 'chemical castration' a valid method?

"Chemical castration" is a popular term for what doctors call "anti-libidinal" treatment. It means reducing male testosterone by administering a drug similar to the female hormone ...

Texas woman sentenced to life for death of 4-year-old son

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A 37-year-old Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the death of her 4-year-old son, whose body was found on a beach in Galveston ...

Daughter of executed man wants DNA to prove his innocence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The daughter of a Tennessee man executed 14 years ago for murder wants to test DNA evidence to prove his innocence. If the effort is successful, it would be the first time such...

Tests show DNA of death row inmate, unknown man, on knife

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — DNA evidence belonging to a Tennessee death row inmate has been found on part of a knife used in the killings of a mother and daughter 33 years ago, but DNA from an unknown man a...

Divers sift debris, seabed mud for Indonesia plane devices

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers were searching through plane debris and seabed mud Tuesday looking for the black boxes of a Sriwijaya Air jet that nosedived into the Java Sea over the...

Rights group: Tripoli should probe town's missing people

CAIRO (AP) — A rights group Thursday urged Libya's U.N.-backed government to investigate the fate of hundreds of people missing from a key town near the capital, Tripoli. Dozens of mass graves were fo...

Ancient DNA reveals Guam ancestors migrated from Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international team of archaeologists has traced the origins of Guam's first inhabitants to Taiwan and the Philippines based on DNA samples collected on the U.S. ter...

DNA identifies Missouri toddler found in Mississippi in 1982

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Investigators say DNA testing has identified a Missouri toddler whose body was found on a riverbank in Mississippi in 1982. The child long known only as “Bab...

Judge says no to digging up remains of President Harding

MARION, Ohio (AP) — U.S. President Warren G. Harding's remains will stay right where they have lain since 1927 after a judge rejected a request to exhume them. The grandson of the n...

Shop for a Cause, Shop for H.O.P.E.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - The Covid-19 outbreak has affected everyone, including animals, to varying degrees. According to non-profit organisation Homeless & Orp...