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Man convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bags

Michael Madison

CLEVELAND (AP) – A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area. The jury deliberated for about a day …

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Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

APTOPIX North Korea Party Congress

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country’s stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North’s recent nuclear …

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Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria’s doorstep

Mideast Israel Golan Cowboys

KIDMAT ZVI, Golan Heights (AP) – With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with. But the 53-year-old is an Israeli cowboy on the Golan Heights bordering war-torn Syria, where frontier life takes on …

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China seeks global support for South China Sea policies

Ouyang Yujing

BEIJING (AP) – China is seeing mixed results in its effort to enlist friendly states in its push to exclude the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive economic clout. Beijing won a major endorsement for its …

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Bitcoin’s self-proclaimed founder backtracks

TEC-Bitcoin-Founder Backtracks

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The man who claimed to be the mysterious founder of bitcoin appears to be stepping back into the shadows, leaving numerous questions in his wake. Three days after Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright came forward as “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the unknown creator of the digital currency bitcoin, he …

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