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  • Afghan protesters demand justice for woman killed by mob

    Hundreds marched Monday in the Afghan capital, demanding justice for a woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Quran — a vicious killing that shocked many Afghans and renewed calls for authorities to...
  • Judge ends Chris Brown's court saga over Rihanna attack

    Judge ends Chris Brown's court saga over Rihanna attack
    Chris Brown has finally put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him, at least legally. Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin ended Brown's felony probation on Friday, more than six years after the R&B singer brutally attacked his then-girlfriend hours...
  • Afghanistan buries woman beaten to death by mob

    Afghan women's rights activists dressed head-to-toe in black broke with tradition Sunday to carry the coffin of a woman who was beaten to death by a mob in the capital Kabul over allegations she had burned a Quran. The mob of men beat 27-year-old...
  • Aden: Refuge of Yemen's president and target of his enemies

    This port city, perched on an extinct volcano protruding into the Arabian Sea on Yemen's far southern edge, has become perhaps the last refuge of the country's embattled president, and it feels like now all his enemies are bearing down on it. Driven...
  • Afghanistan buries woman beaten to death by mob of mostly men

    Afghanistan buries woman beaten to death by mob of mostly men
    An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday, her coffin carried aloft by women's rights activists. Hundreds of people gathered in northern Kabul for the funeral of 27-year-old Farkhunda, who like many Afghans is known...
  • Oregon man arrested on suspicion of assaulting Oceanside officer

    Oregon man arrested on suspicion of assaulting Oceanside officer
    A 58-year-old Oregon man was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of trying to murder an Oceanside police officer. Alan Wayne Croghan was sleeping on a bench near the beach when Officer Shannon Payfer, a nine-year veteran of the force, contacted him...
  • Woman charged with assaulting Colts linebacker Walden

    Police have charged a 27-year-old woman with attacking Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden and another woman at his home. Erika Palmer remained jailed without bond Saturday and faced three counts of assault, one count of burglary and another...
  • 6 teens charged with assault by mob in northern Va. attack

    Prince William County Police have arrested six teenagers on charges of assault by mob in an attack on a 16-year-old boy at a Boys & Girls Club in Woodbridge. Police said Friday that the group of boys punched and kicked the teen March 15 in retaliation...
  • Bombings in Yemeni mosques kill more than 130

    Suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the Yemeni capital, unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshippers and killed 137 people in the deadliest assault yet targeting Shiite rebels who have taken over large parts of the...
  • Police: Man beat wife, mother before killing Navajo officer

    In the hours before a deadly shootout on the Navajo Nation, authorities say the gunman hit his wife and mother with a pistol, taunted police by making a U-turn in front of a command station, and disabled a police vehicle that was chasing him. The pursuit...
  • 4 men charged in attack on Israeli tourists in Argentina

    Four Argentines have been charged in an attack on Israeli tourists in a popular area of Patagonia, an owner of the hostel where the assault happened said Friday. Judge Guido Sebastian Otranto charged three men with assault, robbery and resisting arrest,...