Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

WICHITA, Kan., (AP): A Kansas anti-abortion activist faces trial in federal court this week over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car. Opening statements are expected Tuesday morning in the 2011 lawsuit brought by the U.S...

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Salyan murder case – accused confesses to killing

SALYAN: A breakthrough was made in the Salyan murder case after the accused Sanjaya Bharati of Chhayan VDC – 9 of the district confessed to killing four persons with a pole used in tethering buffaloes. Bharati, who was arrested on Wednesday, made his confession during police interrogation of..

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University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh Sunday, April 24th, 2016

NEW DELHI, (AP): A university professor on his way to work in northwestern Bangladesh was hacked to death Saturday in an attack similar to other killings by suspected Muslim militants, police said. A.F.M. Rezaul Karim Siddique was attacked on his way to the state-run university in the city of..

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Indiana 2-year-old kills himself with gun from mom’s purse Thursday, April 21st, 2016

NDIANAPOLIS, (AP): Indianapolis police say a 2-year-old boy shot and killed himself after taking a gun from his mother's purse on the kitchen counter when she wasn't watching. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say officers found the child with a single gunshot wound when they arrived..

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48 % women in Nepal suffer some sort of VAW: study Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

JANAKPUR: At least 48 per cent of women in Nepal suffer from one or the other form of violence against women (VAW) during their life, while 40 per cent of them fall prey to mental violence. The statistic was shared at a discussion programme organized by National Women Commission (NWC) in..

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Lesbian ex-firefighter wins $800,000 in harassment lawsuit Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I., (AP): A former Rhode Island firefighter who said she suffered years of sexual harassment and gender discrimination by her colleagues has been awarded more than $800,000. Retired Providence fire Lt. Lori Franchina sued in federal court in 2012, accusing her male colleagues of..

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Police start monitoring gas depots Saturday, March 26th, 2016

BHAKTAPUR: Police have started monitoring gas depots after Bhaktapur district still witnessed cooking gas shortage even after border blockade imposed by India has already been lifted. Mobilising a special team, police have started collecting details of gas cylinders received at gas suppliers and..

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Jury awards Hulk Hogan $115 million in Gawker sex tape suit Saturday, March 19th, 2016

ST PETERSBURG, (AP): A Florida jury sided with ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan on Friday and awarded him $115 million in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media. The jurors reached the decision Friday evening, less than six hours after they began deliberations. The trial lasted two weeks, and Hogan..

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Bhaktapur youth sent to jail for raping own sister Friday, March 11th, 2016

BHAKATPUR: A man convicted of raping his own sister has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by the Bhaktapur District Court. Issuing a verdict to this end on Friday, the Court also ordered him to pay a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the victim, Court Registrar Shreekrishna Bhattarai said. The..

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Hogan sex video trial continues for third day in Florida Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (AP): Testimony will continue Wednesday for a third day in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial, with Hogan's attorneys expected to call more witnesses. The former pro wrestler, whose given name is Terry Bollea, is suing Gawker Media for $100 million for posting an edited version..

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Doctor with fake academic certificate arrested Saturday, March 5th, 2016

KATHMANDU: A doctor based at the District Hospital in Doti with fake academic credentials has been arrested by police. Sujit Kumar Shrestha working as a medical officer at the hospital was arrested by police from his home in Thankot, Kathmandu on Friday. He has been charged of submitting fake..

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Turkish court jails two Syrians over drowning of toddler Aylan Friday, March 4th, 2016

ISTANBUL, (REUTERS): A Turkish court on Friday sentenced two Syrians to four years in jail over the drowning of five people including toddler Aylan Kurdi, the image of whose dead body sparked global sympathy last September over the fate of migrants, Dogan news agency said. Three-year-old Aylan,..

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Woman kills self Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

MAHOTTARI: A woman of Bardibas Municipality-2 in Mahottari district has committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of the house. Married to Bimalendra Kumar Mahato just a year ago, Monita Devi Mahato, 20, killed self on Saturday night, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Nepal Police Birendra..

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