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Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings

Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected serial killer who used similar structures as stash houses for the bodies of at least...

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university

Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the institution. Source: Fox News - National Ex-OU president says severing...

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules

Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses. Source: Fox News - National Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas

The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis. Source: Fox News - National US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas

Insurer must cover defendant in fatal bathroom fight lawsuit

A Delaware judge says an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after a school bathroom attack captured on cellphone video that left a 16-year-old girl dead. Source: Fox News - National Insurer...

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards

A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure." Source: Fox News - National Jury awards .7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids

A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Source: Fox News - National Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal

A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial. Source: Fox News - National New trial for Nevada death row inmate...

Europe

Investors looking to Ireland for EU Citizenship

Global investors who, prior to Brexit, may have focused their attention on the UK as a gateway to Europe, are now turning to Ireland for European residency. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News Investors looking to Ireland for EU Citizenship

Investors looking to Ireland for EU Citizenship

Global investors who, prior to Brexit, may have focused their attention on the UK as a gateway to Europe, are now turning to Ireland for European residency. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News Investors looking to Ireland for EU Citizenship

Asia

Hong Kong leader calls extradition law protests an 'organised riot'

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's leader hit out at protesters who battled police Wednesday (Jun 12) calling the clashes "organised riots" in her first comments since violence broke out over her government's unpopular plan to allow extraditions to China. "The rioting actions...

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday (Jun 12), including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Source: Channel News...

Sister of North Korean leader pays respects at Panmunjom meeting

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday delivered a condolence message at a funeral service for former South Korean first lady Lee He-ho, the first high-level contact between the two countries in months. Source: Channel News Asia Sister of North...

Waratahs rest Wallabies for Highlanders clash

The New South Wales Waratahs look to have given up all hope of claiming a Super Rugby playoff position after opting to rest five of their Wallabies players for Friday's final regular season match against the Otago Highlanders. Source: Channel News Asia Waratahs rest...

NUH cures patient of Hepatitis B by stopping medication in new trial

SINGAPORE: Mr Arfan Awaloeddin was suffering from Hepatitis B for about 30 years, but in May this year, he was cured. All he had to do was stop taking his medication.   The 49-year-old Indonesian is part of a National University Hospital (NUH) study that seeks to find...

Asia shares turn wary, US inflation next hurdle

Asian share markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on a trade deal with China, just as investors were bracing for the latest batch of economic data from the Asian giant. Source: Channel News Asia Asia shares turn wary, US...

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