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  • Meat cutters of Kabul hack at carcasses and praise Obama

     
    The late Illinois poet Carl Sandburg once called President Obama’s town, Chicago, the “hog butcher of the world.” Here in Kabul, the former Midwest capital of slaughterhouses has a kindred spirit in Butcher Street, a small road lined...
  • Ghanaian President John Atta Mills dies suddenly at 68

     
    Ghana president, John Atta Mills, died suddenly Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement by his office....
  • Irvine couple detained in Ghana after adopting children

     
    U.S. officials Tuesday were trying to assist an Irvine couple who were detained by police in Ghana after adopting four children in the African nation....
  • Man convicted of embezzling $100,000 from O.C. Girl Scouts

     
    A former foreign exchange student from Ghana has been convicted in Orange County of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts while he worked for the non-profit, prosecutors said Thursday....
  • Divers searching for St. Scholastica student missing in Lake Michigan find body

    Divers searching for St. Scholastica student missing in Lake Michigan find body
    Dive teams found a body in Lake Michigan as they searched this morning for a freshman at St. Scholastica Academy who disappeared while swimming with two other students Thursday afternoon in Rogers Park. Lexie Adu, 15, whose family immigrated from Ghana...
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine residents head to Ghana

    Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine residents head to Ghana
    A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
  • Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles

    Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles
    As an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, Alexander Kinyua was described by a professor as "docile" and dedicated, always looking to improve himself. On the Internet, Kinyua — now accused of killing a family friend and...
  • E. Baltimore church supports family of cannibalism suspect

    E. Baltimore church supports family of cannibalism suspect
    A day after his housemate was reported missing in Harford County, Alexander Kinyua went to church with his family and asked the pastor if he could borrow a Bible. "I said, 'Sure, take it, but bring it back,' " Pastor Eric T. Campbell, of Baltimore's...
  • Official: 153 on plane, at least 10 on ground dead after Nigeria crash

    Official: 153 on plane, at least 10 on ground dead after Nigeria crash
    The search for bodies and, hopefully, survivors in Nigeria's most populated city continued through the night and into Monday, hours after an airliner crashed killing all 153 passengers and crew on board and at least 10 people on the ground. Mohammed Sani...
  • Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash

    Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash
    Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday. So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
  • Cannibalism suspect described in police report as 'Virginia Tech waiting to happen'

    Cannibalism suspect described in police report as 'Virginia Tech waiting to happen'
    Five months before a Morgan State University student was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating his heart and parts of his brain, a school instructor flagged the 21-year-old's erratic behavior, describing him as "a Virginia Tech waiting to...