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Scottish kickboxer dead of heatstroke ahead of Thai match

BANGKOK –  A Scottish kickboxer has died after an apparent attempt to lose weight in preparation for a fight in Thailand. Police Capt. Prachakorn Promduang said the body of 21-year-old Jordan Coe was discovered Sunday morning clad in multiple layers of clothing. He had been 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) over the weight class limit for […]
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Scottish kickboxer dead of heatstroke ahead of Thai match

BANGKOK –  A Scottish kickboxer has died after an apparent attempt to lose weight in preparation for a fight in Thailand. Police Capt. Prachakorn Promduang said the body of 21-year-old Jordan Coe was discovered Sunday morning clad in multiple layers of clothing. He had been 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) over the weight class limit for […]
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Third life sentence requested for 'Carlos the Jackal'

PARIS –  A French prosecutor has requested a third life sentence for the man known as “Carlos the Jackal,” once the world’s most-wanted fugitive, for a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two life sentences in France for a series of murders and attacks he […]
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London terror: Utah victim's family harbors no 'ill-will or harsh feelings'

Sitting together the night before they were to give a Monday morning news conference, 11 relatives of an American couple attacked by an Islamic terrorist in London last week came to a surprising conclusion: They weren’t angry. Kurt Cochran, 52, was killed and Melissa Cochran severely injured when Khalid Masood went on a driving and […]
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London terror: Utah victim's family harbors no 'ill-will or harsh feelings'

Sitting together the night before they were to give a Monday morning news conference, 11 relatives of an American couple attacked by an Islamic terrorist in London last week came to a surprising conclusion: They weren’t angry. Kurt Cochran, 52, was killed and Melissa Cochran severely injured when Khalid Masood went on a driving and […]
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The Latest: Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

NORMAN, Okla. –  The Latest on severe weather affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:05 a.m. Forecasters say strong storms that swept through parts of Texas and Oklahoma are just the beginning of what’s expected to be a busy week of severe weather. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says the […]
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Spain court opens 1st European case against Syrian officials

MADRID –  A Spanish National Court judge has ordered an investigation into the alleged role of nine Syrian officials in the disappearance and execution of a man in 2013, in the first criminal case accepted by a European court against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Investigative magistrate Eloy Velasco said Monday the nine could be charged […]
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Dad of boy hit by car didn't condone driver's fatal shooting

CINCINNATI –  The father of a 4-year-old boy hit by a vehicle in Cincinnati says he doesn’t condone the subsequent slaying of the driver and is sorry for the man’s family. Police say 44-year-old Jamie Urton got out of his car after hitting the child Friday and was repeatedly shot in a confrontation. Initial reports […]
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Escalator Suddenly Reverses Direction, Injuring at Least 18

March 27th, 2017 At least 18 people were injured after an escalator packed full of shoppers at a Hong Kong mall suddenly reversed direction at high speed, sending riders tumbling to the bottom. The reason behind the mysterious malfunction remains unknown, but two technicians called in to help with the investigation were arrested.
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Internet Erupts After United Airlines Boots Girls for Wearing Leggings

United Airlines faced backlash from customers Sunday after two girls wearing leggings were denied entry onto a flight because a gate agent deemed their attire improper. The incident, documented on Twitter by Colorado resident and anti-gun activist Shannon Watts, took place in the waiting area outside a gate for a flight to Minneapolis at Denver […]