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Suspected gunman arrested in US mall shooting that killed five

Los Angeles - Authorities have arrested a Turkish-born man suspected of shooting five people dead, including a teenaged cancer survivor, at a shopping mall in the US state of Washington.

People shot dead in US shopping mall, gunman on the run

Los Angeles - A manhunt was underway after a gunman killed at least three people and wounded an unknown number during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington.

US man confesses to assaulting, killing boy 27 years ago

Washington - A US man admitted to killing an 11-year-old boy in 1989 in a case that shocked Americans and prompted a law requiring states to establish sex-offender registries.

Narcan ineffective against powerful new opioids being used

Cincinnati - The potent animal tranquilizer carfentanil has been confirmed as being the "unknown" opioid responsible for the latest Midwest OD deaths. Worse still, officials have discovered that Narcan isn't as effective against this powerful sedative.

Morales sees 'conspiracy' in Bolivia minister's murder

La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales said Friday that his government is the victim of a "political conspiracy" after protesting miners allegedly kidnapped and beat to death a minister who tried to negotiate with them.

Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners

La Paz - Bolivian miners kidnapped, tortured and beat to death a deputy minister who tried to negotiate with protesting workers on Thursday, in what the government condemned as a brutal murder.

Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder

New York - New York police charged a suspect with the double murder of a New York imam and his friend, in a brutal slaying that sent shock waves through US Muslim communities.

New York police seeking killer of imam, assistant

New York - A New York neighborhood teetered on edge as it struggled to pinpoint the motives behind a gunman's fatal daytime attack on an imam and his assistant near their mosque.

Imam, assistant gunned down near New York mosque

New York - A gunman shot and killed a New York imam and his assistant near their mosque in the borough of Queens during a brazen attack in broad daylight Saturday.

British banker back in court over Hong Kong double murder

Hong Kong - A British banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women who were found mutilated in his upscale Hong Kong apartment appeared at the High Court Thursday, ahead of his October trial.

Meredith Kercher 'killer' seeks new trial in Italy murder saga

Rome - Rudy Guede, the Ivorian jailed for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, on Tuesday began a bid to have his conviction quashed in the wake of Amanda Knox's acquittal over the 2007 killing.

Child killer gets life for murdering migrant boy, German

Potsdam - A former German security guard was handed a life sentence Tuesday for murdering two children, one of them a four-year-old Bosnian boy snatched from a crowded migrant registration centre last year.

Family say final farewell to murdered British MP

Batley - A private funeral was held Friday in northern England for Jo Cox, the MP whose murder halted Britain's EU referendum campaign and sparked an outpouring of sympathy from around the world.

Paraguay farmers' leader gets 35 years for massacre

Asunci - The man behind the 2012 massacre of 17 police and farmers in Paraguay, in a crisis that helped bring down a president, was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Irish republican to stand trial over 1972 McConville killing

London - A prominent Irish republican will stand trial over the IRA murder of a Belfast mother more than 40 years ago, one of the most notorious incidents in Northern Ireland's "Troubles", a judge ruled Thursday.

Jewish man who stabbed Jerusalem Gay Pride marchers sentenced to life

Jerusalem - An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man to life in prison for killing a 16-year-old girl and wounding others during a stabbing spree at a Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.

Murder suspect previously had GPS tracker put on prosthetic leg

Washington - Both police officers and civilians reported seeing Quincy Green on the streets of Washington, D.C. including one who said he killed another man. But police said that according to his GPS ankle bracelet, he remained in his apartment.

British MP murder suspect to be tried under terror laws

London - The alleged murderer of British lawmaker Jo Cox, whose shock killing cast a cloud over the final week of Brexit campaigning, will be tried in November under anti-terrorism legislation, a judge ruled Thursday.

German nurse likely killed at least 33: Investigators

Berlin - A German nurse jailed for life last year for murdering two patients is now a suspect in at least 33 more deaths, investigators said Wednesday, adding that he has admitted to have killed even more.The man, identified only as Niels H.

World remembers slain UK MP on eve of vote

London - Murdered British MP Jo Cox's family were to mark what would have been her 42nd birthday Wednesday with an emotional river tribute and a rally in London on the eve of Britain's European Union referendum.

Mayor suspected of massacre arrested in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - A mayor in Honduras suspected of involvement in a massacre of five people was arrested on Tuesday and is being held in the capital pending an investigation, police said.

Man charged with murdering British MP

Birstall - Sole suspect Thomas Mair has been charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox and will appear in court later Saturday, police said.

U.S. gun industry thrives but challenged by demographics

Washington - Driven by fears of tighter regulation, gun sales in the United States have prospered during the Obama presidency and after mass killings, even as few new customers enter the market.

German man goes on trial for double child murder

Berlin - A German security guard went on trial Tuesday accused of murdering two children, one of them a four-year-old Bosnian boy snatched from a crowded migrant registration centre last year.

French cop and partner killed in 'IS-linked' attack

Paris - A man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group stabbed a French policeman to death on Monday night before he was killed in a dramatic police operation, sources close to the investigation said.

'I want justice': Husband of Pakistani teen murdered for honour

Lahore - The husband of a 16-year-old Pakistani girl who was murdered by her family for marrying him vowed Thursday to do whatever it took to get justice for his young wife.

Two of three suspects arrested in slayings of Marin County teens

Novato - Two teenage suspects being sought in a deadly attack in normally bucolic western Marin County were arrested Thursday and charged with killing two high school students and seriously injuring a third.

U.S. killer's gun sells for $250,000: auctioneers

New York - A Florida neighborhood watchman has sold for $250,000 the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, auctioneers said.

Prank bids drive US killer's gun auction to $65mn

Washington - Bidding for the gun used by a Florida neighborhood watchman to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin hit $65 million Friday, as hoax buyers appeared to jack the controversial sale to astronomical levels.

Suspect in Bay Area murders said to agree to guilty plea

San Rafael - One of three young drifters charged with killing a hiker in Marin County and a backpacker in Golden Gate Park last year has agreed to a plea deal to testify against the other two, officials said Monday.
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Nathaniel Brown, who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife, Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
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An official photograph - full face and profile - of Hank Skinner.
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Rafal Nowak, Anna Lagwinowicz and Tadevsz Dmytryszyn were all convicted at Bristol Crown Court of the murder of Catherine Wells-Burr.
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A screengrab from a forthcoming episode.
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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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Rosario Porto detained by police in the murder of her adopted daughter Asunta.
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Convicted murderer Lerone Michael Boye is currently unlawfully at large.
Convicted murderer Lerone Michael Boye is currently unlawfully at large.
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The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
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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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No, this guy is not a paedophile grooming his next victim, but a man who may well become a reluctant serial killer trying to convince a nescient witness to keep his mouth shut.
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TESTIMONY: The wife of muder victim Steve Carter testified Monday in court proceedings against Sean Michael Angold, 24, Lila Scott Alligood, 18, and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23, in San Rafael, Calif.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Nat Fraser  who has now been twice convicted  of the murder of his wife Arlene on what can only be d...
Nat Fraser, who has now been twice convicted of the murder of his wife Arlene on what can only be described as tenuous evidence.
Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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Alyssa Bustamante
Cole County Sheriff's office
Rebecca Douglas stabbed another teenage girl to death with this steel handled comb.
Rebecca Douglas stabbed another teenage girl to death with this steel handled comb.
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Reo Thompson sentenced to 120 years in prison for murder.
Reo Thompson sentenced to 120 years in prison for murder.
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The Blackstone "horror house" has been demolished.
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The line up of suspects as rapist Frank Foster becomes the fourth person and the second murder victim to be carried out of Carla's knicker factory in a body bag.
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Paramedics perform CPR on Maurice Harris after he was shot by armed intruders.
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