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India hangs Yakub Memon for 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI - India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court threw out his final plea for a stay of execution.

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Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man

CINCINNATI - A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate. | Video

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China says seeking to confirm situation over possible MH370 debris

BEIJING - China said on Thursday that it is "seeking to confirm the situation with relevant countries" after French authorities said they were studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean to determine whether it came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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University of Virginia graduates sue Rolling Stone over rape story

NEW YORK - Three University of Virginia graduates on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher, Wenner Media, and a journalist, over a now-debunked 2014 article describing a fraternity gang rape.

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Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore

BALTIMORE - Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus.

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Jailed Chinese loggers among thousands freed in Myanmar amnesty - officials

YANGON - Myanmar released 6,966 prisoners in an amnesty on Thursday that included 155 Chinese citizens jailed last week for illegal logging, government and prison sources said.

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