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Singapore sentences burglar who raped victim to 21 years jail, caning

SINGAPORE, Nov 21 — He broke into the house with the intention to burgle. But seeing a young female occupant deep asleep, Muhammad Sutarno Nasir decided to rape her, physically beating her...

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Rights activists condemn police violence in California

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21 — Rights activists singled out police in southern California yesterday for excessive use of force and the high number of deaths involving officers, particularly among...

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20 Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

BANGKOK, Nov 21 — Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention centre near the Thai-Malaysia border, Thai officials said yesterday, after digging holes in the wall and...

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Donald Trump to shut charitable foundation

WASHINGTON, Nov 21  —  President Donald Trump will dissolve his charitable foundation, which acknowledged breaking federal rules on “self-dealing” last year, once an investigation...

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Policeman who shot at car full of teens gets five years

CHICAGO, Nov 21 — A police officer in Chicago, a city with a track record of abuses by law enforcement, was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday for shooting at a car full of...

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