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  • Teen survivor of Texas shootings says slain family members 'in much better place'

    Teen survivor of Texas shootings says slain family members 'in much better place'
    (Reuters) - The teenage survivor of a shooting attack in suburban Houston in which her parents and four siblings were killed told a memorial event on Saturday her family was "in a much better place" and that she was making a full recovery from her...
  • In Malaysia, Islam's legal advance divides families and nation

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Deepa Subramaniam would not let go of her son, clinging to five-year-old Mithran's leg even as the car into which he had been bundled began to accelerate. The 30-year-old, a Hindu in Muslim-majority Malaysia, says she was dragged...
  • Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say

    The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true." The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
  • In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's young democracy faces its biggest challenge since emerging from decades of autocratic rule 16 years ago after both candidates claimed victory in last week's presidential election. It will be up to two key institutions,...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta

     PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta
    Ken Thorne, 90, a television and film composer who won an Oscar for scoring the 1966 musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," died of natural causes Wednesday at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, said his wife, Linda....
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • DUI arrest casts shadow on Broward judicial race

    The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job. But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal, was...
  • Judge Steven Feren faces election challenge from lawyer John Contini

    Broward Circuit Judge Steven Feren was no stranger to politics when he first ran for a seat on the bench six years ago. Feren, 63, had already served more than a decade as mayor of Sunrise, and before that, he was in the Florida House of...
  • Man denied bail, accused of shooting victim 3 times

    Man denied bail, accused of shooting victim 3 times
    A Belmont Cragin man who goes by the nickname of “Flintstone” was denied bail this afternoon after he was accused of shooting a man three times in front of the victim's home, leaving the man in critical condition.  Russel Villanueva, 24,...
  • Sarkozy's war with judges risks hurting French establishment

    PARIS (Reuters) - In accusing magistrates of persecuting him, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is taking on an old enemy in a fight that could hurt both politicians and judges, fuelling a sense of public disenchantment with France's ruling elite....
  • Palmdale continues lonely fight against Voting Rights Act

    Palmdale continues lonely fight against Voting Rights Act
    Across California, cities, school districts, even water boards are scrambling to comply with the state's Voting Rights Act and settle costly lawsuits, or avoid them altogether. Palmdale is an exception. Leaders in the Antelope Valley city have lost...