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Taiwan High Court confirms life sentence for dismemberment of Canadian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday (Jan. 13) upheld the life sentence of an Israeli-American citizen convicted for the gruesome murder of a Canadian resident over a disput...

Amnesty critical of FIFA leader starring in Saudi PR video

Human rights activists are denouncing FIFA President Gianni Infantino's starring turn in a promotional video for the Saudi Arabian government in which he claims the kingdom has made important changes....

Appeals court to rehear Texas abortion case in January

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans has set a January hearing to reconsider its ruling that struck down a Texas law banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure. ...

Jury finds Nebraska woman guilty of dismembering Tinder date

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A jury found a woman guilty Wednesday of the killing another woman who disappeared after a Tinder date and whose dismembered remains were later found in trash bags along rural N...

Saudi Arabia: G-20 gathering of world leaders to be virtual

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, which is presiding over the Group of 20 countries this year, said Monday that the upcoming November gathering of world leaders will be held virtually a...

Jury selection begins in Nebraska murder, dismemberment case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a woman charged with killing a 24-year-old woman who disappeared after a Tinder date and whose dismembered remains later were found in tra...

Convicts in dismemberment of Canadian brought back to Taiwan crime scene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Friday (Sept. 11) brought the four convicted in the gruesome murder of an alleged Canadian drugs dealer in 2018 back to the scene of the crime to ...

Texas renews court effort to ban abortion procedure

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas officials asked a federal appeals court’s permission Tuesday to enforce a ban on a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure — before the court rules on its constituti...

EPL breaks silence on reasons for stalled Newcastle takeover

LONDON (AP) — The consortium which withdrew its bid to buy English club Newcastle declined an offer of independent arbitration into the long-running case after a request for additional information fro...

Saudi Royal Court says King Salman discharged from hospital

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman was discharged from a hospital in the capital Riyadh after more than a week following surgery to remove his gall bladder, the Royal Court ...

Prosecutor: Video shows NYC dismemberment suspect buying saw

NEW YORK (AP) — Surveillance video shows the personal assistant charged in the death of a 33-year-old tech entrepreneur found dismembered in his luxury Manhattan condo buying the electric saw and cl...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung police break Love River dismemberment case in 40 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The First Precinct of Kaohsiung City's Sanmin District announced on Thursday (June 25) they had cracked the Love River dismemberment case after tracking down the suspe...

Khashoggi's sons forgive Saudi killers, sparing 5 execution

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi announced Friday they have forgiven his Saudi killers, giving legal reprieve to the five government age...

Virus rampages across vast Navajo lands, close-knit families

TUBA CITY, Arizona (AP) — The virus arrived on the reservation in early March, when late winter winds were still blowing off the mesas and temperatures at dawn were often barely above freezing. ...

Taiwan president petitioned to pardon death row inmate tortured into confession

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One week after Taiwan saw its second execution during the tenure of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a coalition of NGOs, lawyers, and academics sent her a petition for a pre...