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FBI probes shooting of Micronesia attorney general

Rachelle Bergeron, acting attorney general in the Micronesian state of Yap, dies after being shot while walking her dog on Monday night, officials and locals say

Rachelle Bergeron, acting attorney general in the Micronesian state of Yap, dies after ...

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FBI probes shooting of Micronesia attorney general

Some US lawmakers – including Senator Josh Hawley – are trying to pass legislation ...

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Hong Kong leader slams U.S. senator for 'police state' remark

(3rd UPDATE) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says there is no plan to slow rescue operations, ...

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Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll tops 70

A UK Prison Service spokesman confirms Richard Huckle died on Sunday at Full Sutton ...

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British pedophile jailed for Malaysia abuse found dead in UK prison

On Monday night, October 14, a huge crowd fills Hong Kong's commercial district to show ...

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U.S. senator warns Hong Kong becoming 'police state' as thousands rally

Rescue work that is continuing into the night risks being hampered by additional rain ...

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Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern leads global efforts to force technology firms to clamp ...

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New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism

'Anyone who attempts to split any region from China will perish, with their bodies ...

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Attempts to split China risk 'smashed' bodies – Xi Jinping

The statue – a regular feature at protests – makes her final journey to the top of ...

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Protesters erect 'Lady Liberty' statue on Hong Kong mountain top

(UPDATED) Rallies erupt in multiple neighborhoods with some protesters blocking roads, ...

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Multiple arrests in Hong Kong as 'flashmob' protests hit pro-Beijing targets