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Minnesota sect leader pleads guilty to sex assault of girls

PINE CITY, Minn. (AP) — The leader of an isolated religious community in Minnesota has pleaded guilty to sexual assault. The Star Tribune reports ( ) that under terms of the deal, Victor Barnard will serve 30 years in prison. Barnard was the longtime leader of the River Road Fellowship near Finlayson, but he left […]
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday criticized the controversial practice of triple talaq, which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantly with a single word, saying women should not
A key meeting on whales opened to early confrontation Monday with Japan seeking an end to a 30-year moratorium on whale hunting, and others proposing an Atlantic cetacean sanctuary.
Greek police say dozens of residents in an island camp for refugees and other migrants have set fire to part of the facility that handles asylum applications, during a protest over delays in the asylu
PARIS: Three French Defense Ministry officials and two private contractors died when their plane on a surveillance mission over the Mediterranean crashed at an airport in Malta during take-off, French
An Australian surfer was bitten in the leg by a shark Monday, the third attack off the beaches of New South Wales in a month, Australian media reported.
Bulgaria's chief prosecutor asked parliament Monday to strip former energy minister Delyan Dobrev of his immunity for losing over 4.5 million euros ($4.9 million) in state funds over a cancelled nucle
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to attend a regional security summit to be held in Luanda, Angola.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to attend a regional security summit to be held in Luanda, Angola.
No survivors from crash of Luxembourg-registered plane, which was bound for Libya
A group of 105 British members of parliament (MPs) have asked President Barack Obama to withdraw a warrant for the extradition of an autistic Briton who is accused of hacking high-security U.S. state
Greenhouse gases rose to a symbolic milestone in 2015, taking climate change into a new phase which could last generations even if governments act to curb man-made global warming, the U.N. World Meteo
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday defended his decision to host a visit by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to Mexico, but he said it could have been carried out "in a better way"
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday defended his decision to host a visit by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to Mexico, but he said it could have been carried out "in a better way"
After Belgium’s Wallonia region, the capital region of Brussels has also refused to ratify the free-trade agreement between Canada and the EU (CETA). At present, two out of the three regions in the co
Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane.
No casualties were reported among Kurdish troops
SHERMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dog attacked and killed a 4-year-old girl and injured the child’s mother at a home in southwestern Michigan. The St. Joseph County sheriff’
TRION, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a mobile home in northwest Georgia has killed six people, including four children. State fire marshal’s office spokesman Glenn Allen tells The Associ
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The main Palestinian newspaper is publishing a rare interview with Israel’s ultranationalist defense minister where he threatened the militant group Hamas that rules
The death toll in last week's train crash in Cameroon has climbed to 79, state radio said Monday, as the authorities continued to comb through the wreckage.
A historic mosque in India agreed Monday to scrap a ban on women entering its inner sanctum, after a bitter legal battle about the restriction in the deeply religious country.
ATLANTA (AP) — NBA TV personality Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint at her home. The host of “NBA Inside Stuff” said on Twitter and Instagram Sunday that she was held up the
Following more than four years in captivity, 26 Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been released from their captors, China's Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a third suspect wanted in the killing of a California tourist in Nashville, Tennessee. Metro Nashville Police said in a statement that 25-year-ol
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies on Monday captured strategic high ground in embattled Aleppo as Russia — a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad — said it was not planning
Some 30% of Ukrainians would travel abroad for permanent residence, according to the opinion poll conducted by the sociological group “Rating.” At the same time, 65% of respondents would n
Three French defence officials and two other people die when a surveillance plane crashes shortly after take-off at Malta International Airport.
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — State police say five people have died in a wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway. Officials say the preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling sout
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau has canceled a planned field operations test next year on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas due to funding concerns. Standing Rock was
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov questioned the viability of humanitarian pauses under current conditions in comments to journalists.
Rutba city was captured by Iraqi forces from ISIL six weeks ago
Simon Jones reports on the "chaotic" scenes at the Calais "Jungle" camp.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's devolved governments should not undermine the country's negotiating position ahead of European Union exit talks by conducting their own discussions with the bloc, British
Putin’s government has stepped up survival drills amid a showdown with Washington, dusting off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgrading bomb shelters.

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