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Despite increasing attacks, minister claims Hindus safest in Bangladesh

Days after a Hindu village was set ablaze, Bangladesh Law Minister has claimed that there is no reason for the community to be worried.
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in dismembering and burning the body of his sister’s boyfriend. The Billings Gazette reports Patrick
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — New utility-backed legislation in Virginia would mean lower monthly bills in the short term but would still allow electric monopolies to charge rates that currently produce exc
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts postal worker accused of taking home hundreds of pieces of mail he was supposed to deliver to others has pleaded guilty in federal court. The U.S. Attorney&#
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a worker at an Ames hydraulic motors manufacturer has died in a work-related accident. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the Danfoss Power Solutions em
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 18-year-old convicted in the rape and murder of a 12-year-old neighbor girl who was lured from her home with a story about a lost cat is being sent to a secure juvenile fac
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s secretary of state says somebody stole his pickup truck from the driveway of his home. Delbert Hosemann posted on Facebook that the white Ford F-150 was ta
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is extending temporary housing benefits for three more days to 36 Puerto Rican families living in Connecticut after being displaced by
FORT ANN, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has pleaded guilty to strangling his 95-year-old grandmother in what his lawyer says was a “mercy killing.” The Post-Star of Glens Falls re
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say two more counties that sustained extensive shoreline damage from Lake Ontario flooding last year are now eligible for federal recovery aid. Gov. Andrew
Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A motorist who drove into a crowded boardwalk along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach killed a baby and injured 17 people, Brazilian authorities said Friday. Rio de Janeiro&#
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — An Ankeny man has been found guilty of kidnapping and sexually abusing girl in Jasper County. The Courier reports that a jury on Friday found 57-year-old Jeff Lee Altmayer guilt
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a 37-year-old Evansville mother of two in front of her family has pleaded guilty to murder. Richard Brian Worley also pleaded guilty to fiv
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a bill into law to renew a foreign intelligence surveillance program, announcing his action in the latest in a series of confusing tweets a
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Ferry-goers travelling between Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard will soon be entering a politics-free zone. The Steamship Authority has voted to prohibit televi
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma Mark Yancey is stepping down to take another federal post in South Carolina. The U.S. attorney’s office in Oklahoma Cit
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Prevacus story starts in Tallahassee, specifically at Florida High and Florida State University. Where the story ends is uncertain because nobody has all the answers co
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people. The
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned how to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor ...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is scaling back his Sunday teaching schedule at his hometown church in Plains, Georgia. The Carter Center says the 93-year-old will begin limiting his d

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