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Two people face murder charges in Papua New Guinea after a woman was burned alive, a gruesome killing that drew global attention to sorcery slayings in the Pacific nation. A mob of attackers killed Kepari Leniata earlier this month after she was accused...
World NowIn the dwindling days before Australia reopens island detention camps for asylum seekers who try to reach its shores by sea, as many as 100 people are feared dead on yet another sunken boat off Indonesia. Australian officials have bemoaned a recent rush...
World NowThe tiny nation of Nauru is pushing Australia to pay roughly $1,000 monthly for every asylum seeker it sends to the Pacific island. Australian immigration officials say the hike in visa fees is under discussion with Nauru but said it was “...
KTLA NewsDALLAS, Texas -- Their mother calls them "five tiny bundles of perfection." The quintuplets -- among the first set delivered nationally so far this year -- were in stable condition after being born Thursday to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at the...
World NowThe Australian prime minister has thrown her backing behind a plan to send asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island of Nauru, setting the stage for Australia to reinstate a system that it abandoned under pressure from human rights...
ALANSON Church of the Nazarene ALANSON — The Alanson Church of the Nazarene opens its food pantry/soup kitchen and clothing bank for those in need from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Bible study groups for all ages meets at 6:30 p.m., and a small...
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World NowFerry sinking: Merchant ships rush to aid passengers of a ferry that sank off the coast of Papua New Guinea....
L.A. UnleashedA thumbnail-sized frog with a long snout, a brilliant green katydid with bright pink eyes and a mouse with a white-tipped tail are among 200 species scientists have discovered in Papua New Guinea. The findings were unveiled this week by......
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Staff reporterA plane soon headed overseas for missionary work makes a stop in Lancaster County Wednesday. The JAARS Kodiak is the first ever plane built specifically for mission work. It will leave for Papua New Guinea this fall. The JAARS Kodiak is designed to...
Two strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea late Sunday, a U.S. monitor said. There were no immediate reports of casualty or damage. The first quake, a magnitude 6.9, struck around 11 p.m. local time 325 miles...
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Times Staff WriterThese are supposed to be the golden years, when the days poke along at a leisurely pace and the toughest task involves putting bait on a fishing hook. So why, at age 64, is Elden Sandy working so hard? It's partly because he has worked hard all his life...
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