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US city holds vigil after shooting death of Indian engineer

Washington - Hundreds of people marched and prayed in the Midwestern US city where an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime that has prompted calls for action.

Indigenous leader killed by gunmen in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - An indigenous leader in Honduras was killed Friday by five armed men who burst into his home, fellow activists and officials said.

US tycoon Robert Durst admitted murdering friend, witness says

Los Angeles - New York property tycoon Robert Durst confessed to carrying out the murder of close friend Susan Berman, a witness testified in a Los Angeles court Thursday.

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Montr - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined fellow Canadians Thursday to mourn three of six men killed in a mosque shooting, seeking to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime.

Student charged with murder in Quebec mosque attack

Quebec City - A Canadian political science student known to have nationalist sympathies was charged Monday with six counts of murder over a shooting spree at a Quebec mosque -- one of the worst attacks ever to target Muslims in a western country.

Motive a mystery after 'terror' attack on Quebec mosque

Quebec City - Canadian police sought Monday to piece together the motive for a shooting attack on a Quebec mosque that left six worshippers dead and eight wounded in one of the worst attacks ever to target Muslims in a western country.

Dutch mosques shut doors at prayers after Canada attack

Den Haag - Four of the largest mosques in The Netherlands said Monday they will shut their doors during major prayer meetings after six people were killed in attack on a Canadian mosque.

Deadly civilian shootings: from Peshawar to Quebec

Quebec City - Gunmen killed at least six people and injured eight more when they opened fire in a mosque in Quebec City, Canada on Sunday night.Here are some of the major attacks perpetrated by gunmen against civilians around the world over the last two years.

Six killed in 'terrorist' attack on Quebec mosque

Quebec City - Gunmen stormed into a Quebec mosque during evening prayers and opened fire on dozens of worshippers, killing six and wounding eight in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned as a "terrorist attack.

12 bodies found in Mexican tourist town: officials

Guadalajara - A dozen bodies -- including seven that were headless and mutilated -- were discovered over the weekend in western Mexico's seaside resort of Manzanillo, apparent victims of the country's epidemic of drug violence, local officials said.

Pupil shoots, injures classmates in Mexico school

Monterrey - A 15-year-old boy shot at his classmates at a high school in northern Mexico on Wednesday, injuring at least five people including himself, officials said.

Mexican sues Honduras for detention after activist's murder

Tegucigalpa - A Mexican who survived a murderous attack on a fellow activist in her Honduran home lodged an international complaint on Monday against Honduras for detaining him in the country for weeks after the killing.

El Salvador has first murder-free day in two years

A few days ago, police in El Salvador said it had gone a full 24 hours without any murders, which is rare in a country that has been plagued by gang warfare.

Slain Greek envoy's Brazilian widow denies guilt

Atenas - The widow of Greece's ambassador to Brazil, arrested as an alleged accomplice in his murder last month, denied guilt over his death in a letter published Wednesday.

US jury condemns Charleston church shooter to death

Charleston - A US jury on Tuesday condemned self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the massacre of nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church in June 2015 -- a crime that shocked the nation.

PA couple allegedly raped, murdered daughter to fulfill fantasy

Newtown - A Pennsylvania couple have been charged in connection with the rape, murder and dismemberment of the woman's adopted teenage daughter, as crime investigators say was committed to fulfill the couple's shared "rape-murder fantasy."

US mass murderer Manson too weak to undergo surgery: report

Los Angeles - US mass murderer Charles Manson, who was rushed to hospital earlier this week, is suffering from intestinal bleeding but is too weak to undergo surgery, media reports said on Friday.

Judge OKs early testimony by scared witnesses in Durst case

Los Angeles - A judge has agreed to allow two witnesses to be questioned ahead of the murder trial of Robert Durst, accepting prosecutors' claims that the pair fear the real estate tycoon might have them killed.

Facing death or prison, Dylann Roof squares off with his fate

Charleston - Jurors begin considering Wednesday whether to sentence self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death or life in prison for the racially motivated slaying of nine African Americans in a South Carolina church.

US mass murderer Manson 'seriously ill' in hospital: media

Los Angeles - US mass murderer Charles Manson is "seriously ill" in hospital after being transferred from prison for undisclosed medical condition, according to media reports on Tuesday.

Charleston church shooter found competent to stand trial again

Charleston - Convicted church killer Dylann Roof was found competent to stand trial for a second time Monday, allowing jurors to consider whether he should be imprisoned for life or put to death.

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife's cop lover: police

Rio De Janeiro - Greece's ambassador to Brazil was murdered in a plot hatched by his Brazilian wife and her police officer lover, who confessed to the crime, officials said.

US prosecutors ask Alexa: whodunit?

Miami - Amazon's connected personal assistant Alexa may have witnessed a murder. But will she talk?

16 killed throughout Mexico during holiday celebrations

Acapulco - Sixteen people were killed during Christmas holiday celebrations in Mexico's main drug-trafficking states and six human heads were found in one location, officials said.

French police probe deadly cafe shoot-out

Marseille - France on Sunday probed the fatal Christmas Eve killing of a 19-year-old in a cafe, the prosecutor's office said, as an investigation source claimed the victim was shot 15 times.

US church shooter found guilty, could face death penalty

Charleston - Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist who gunned down nine African American parishioners at a historic church in Charleston last year, was found guilty of all charges Thursday and could now face the death penalty.

Cop who claimed he murdered two people cleared of wrongdoing

Mississauga - In what can only be described as bizarre, a Brantford, Ontario police officer was cleared of wrongdoing after confessing to two murders. Prior to the confession, the officer had been cleared of any wrongdoing in the two deaths.

Dylann Roof scouted black church for months before shooting

Washington - Dylann Roof traveled half a dozen times to a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina in the months before he gunned down nine parishioners there, an FBI agent said Tuesday during his death penalty trial.

US man charged with 1978 killing of British couple

Los Angeles - A 75-year-old California man was charged with the chilling 1978 murder of a young British couple who had been sailing on his boat in the Caribbean Sea.

Argentine pedophile dies after cathedral concert attack

Buenos Aires - A convicted pedophile has died after being badly beaten during a concert he was performing in a cathedral near Buenos Aires, attacked by parents from a preschool where he had allegedly molested children, a priest said.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Kings Road, looking towards downtown from Edward Waters College, on a rainy Saturday morning.
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Leroy James, a 14 year old youth who died of a stab wound after a confrontation at Enfield, North London, in August 2011.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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The listings of number 2 court at the Old Bailey for the pleas and directions hearing of Joanna Dennehy. She has three co-defendants.
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The house in Pleasant Grove, Utah, where the bodies of seven babies were found in the garage.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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A screengrab from a forthcoming episode.
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FLASHPOINT: Palestinian refugee camp in the Shuafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem is shown in photo from 2010.
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Donald Neilson, the notorious Black Panther. This photograph was taken shortly after his arrest. Don't feel too sorry for him; the cuts and bruises resulted from resisting arrest. By the time he received them, he had murdered four people. After kidnapping two police officers at gunpoint, Neilson was set about by members of the public who helped subdue him.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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James Lee DiMaggio, suspected of kidnapping two children
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Mother and son
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In some places, soiled diapers were a foot-and-a half deep on the floors.
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Police investigate the murder of Brandon Woodard
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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