Newborn was alive before being dumped into Taipei trashcan by Singaporean couple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Authorities announced on Monday (March 25) that a newborn baby girl was likely still alive before being dumped into a kitchen waste trashcan by a Singaporean couple last month....

Jordanian suspects appear in court over August attack

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Fourteen suspected militants have appeared in a Jordanian court to face charges linked to an attack on security forces last August. They were also charged with c...

Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The day after Thanksgiving in 2009, James Kahler went to the home of his estranged wife's grandmother, where he shot the two women, along with his two teenage daughters. ...

Death penalty prosecution planned for former police officer

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a former suburban New York police officer charged in the kidnapping and killing of four men in 2016. The dec...

Pakistan: Mentally ill death row inmate dies in hospital

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani rights group says a mentally ill prisoner who spent the last 16 years of his life on death row has died at a hospital in the eastern city of Lahore. A Fr...

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Today in History Today is Friday, March 22, the 81st day of 2019. There are 284 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 22,...

Attorneys: 5 charged in terror case because they are Muslims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys for five people facing federal terrorism-related charges following their arrests last summer in a New Mexico compound raid said Thursday their clients are being pros...

APNewsbreak: Police say immigrant suspect killed for drugs

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A detective says a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four Nevada murders told police he robbed and killed his elderly victims during a 10-day rampage in January because he needed mon...

Hickenlooper says he'd suspend death penalty as president

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he would suspend the federal death penalty if elected president. Hickenlooper, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, ...

Dismembered teen's family testifies about impact of death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Family members of a slain 14-year-old girl said Thursday they remain haunted by her torture and excruciating death, describing for jurors their unrelenting pain at a hearing tha...

Salvadoran pleads not guilty to 4 northern Nevada murders

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Salvadoran immigrant in the U.S. illegally who's accused of murdering four people in northern Nevada during a 10-day crime spree in January has pleaded not guilty to al...

Final verdict looms for ex-Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Nearly a quarter of a century since Bosnia's devastating war ended, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is set to hear the final judgment on whether he can be hel...

High court again eyes reasons for removing black jurors

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn't get a murder conviction against him to stick through five trials. Three...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 19, the 78th day of 2019. There are 287 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 19,...

Defense criticizes years-long monitoring of terror defendant

NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a New York City terrorist attack say the U.S. surveilled their client surreptitiously and perhaps illegally for years. ...