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Parents of abducted Minnesota boy speak out after body found

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of an 11-year-old Minnesota boy abducted in 1989 says learning of his death was “like getting just punched in the head.” Patty and Jerry Wetterling spoke to the media Tuesday for the first time since an Annandale man confessed that he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and killed their son, Jacob. Patty […]
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The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a son of a bitch and told Barack Obama to go to hell, says he has promised to God he won’t spew expletives again.
Sunday they will find that their Mediterranean island is divided not only by a U.N.-patrolled cease-fire line but also by a time difference.
France demanded Friday that Britain take in hundreds of minors from war-torn countries after the British Interior Minister suggested that Paris should do more for them following the closure of the Jun
Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping’s ascension to the highest title in the party hierarchy formalizes his position as its pre-eminent figure, analysts said, making him the country’s most powerful lead
After Facebook’s removal of an iconic Vietnam war photo stirred an international uproar last month, the social network’s executives quickly backtracked and cleared its publication.
The White House on Friday said it was not given any prior notice on the FBI's announcement that it was investigating additional emails relating to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system.
Newly discovered emails related to an investigation into a private email server used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were found on a separate device during an unrelated probe, a U.S
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro threatened Friday to jail his political opponents if they follow through on their vow of launching a legislative trial to remove him from power.
A U.S. appeals court is affirming the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook that took aim at his estranged wife, an elementary school and the FBI.
Several extremists with links to ISIL have been convicted in Mauritania as well as in the Maghreb region of western north Africa, which suffered repeated attacks in the 2000s, including deadly kidnap
The U.S. State Department said on Friday it had voiced concern to Myanmar's foreign minister about the reported rape of Rohingya Muslim women by soldiers during a recent upsurge in violence against th
U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a campaign blitz for Democrat Hillary Clinton next week as the race against Republican Donald Trump for the White House enters the final stretch.
Around 1,000 people demonstrated in the Ivorian capital Abijdan Friday against a weekend referendum on a new constitution which the opposition has denounced as dangerously anti-democratic.
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer has been acquitted of all charges for shooting at a car he said was being driven toward him and struck him. A passenger, Kimberly McNeil, was hit by four
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is closer to understanding last month’s rocket explosion at its launch pad. The company already had targeted the rocket’s helium system as being breache
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s governor agrees with citizens who are upset that a man was sentenced to 60 days in jail for raping his 12-year-old daughter, but Steve Bullock says his office has
The text messages arrived on Chrissy Royal’s phone at 3:23 a.m. “I got arrested [help] me,” said one. Then: “Yongsan police station.” It was a cool March night in Itaewon — a neon-lit nightlife di
The U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8 is already historic for the record number of Americans who have registered to vote: 200 million and counting
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey newspaper is fighting a judge’s order preventing it from reporting on a child services complaint it obtained. The complaint pertains to the case of a 5-year-ol
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer is set for a change-of-plea hearing on charges related to deadly shootings by police after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Attorneys had said in cour
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fisherman and former U.S. Army private has been honored by Poland for his role in returning cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis during World War II. The Gl
Saudi Arabia has been re-elected to the UNHRC with Russia being voted out
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jurors have determined a former doctor should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted him of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school. The jury that
WASHINGTON - The chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign says FBI Director James Comey owes it to the American people to immediately provide the full details of what his agents are now exa
CHICAGO - Authorities say an American Airlines plane caught fire and passengers evacuated on the runway at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molin
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Federica Mogherini will push the diplomatic agenda with senior level talks regarding the Syrian war
ELBERTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in northeast Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said preliminary information
The FBI's director tells Congress the bureau is investigating newly found Hillary Clinton emails.
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Dakota Access pipeline protesters believe local and state authorities jammed cellphone coverage during an operation to force activists from a camp they had set up on private
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Protesters angry that hundreds of Superstorm Sandy victims have still not been able to return home four years later shouted down New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he visi
The FBI has learned of more emails involving Hillary Clinton’s private email server with the investigation to be reopened
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most voters say they think Hillary Clinton broke the law by using a private email address on a personal server while she was secretary of state, a new Associated Press-GfK poll show
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