Bishop in India arrested after being accused of raping nun

A Catholic bishop in India's southern state of Kerala was arrested Friday in the alleged rape of a nun, according to a police official.

She was raped with a hose, then given 10 rupees to buy her silence

The man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl in New Delhi, India, deserves to be hanged, the victim's mother said.

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 after illness

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died on Friday aged 61 at a military hospital in the capital Hanoi following a period of illness, state media ...

India launches sex offenders registry, amid spate of rape cases

India is to launch a national register of sex offenders in a bid to combat a rise in reports of sexual violence against women and children, following ...

Lawyer: Austrian journalist formally arrested in Turkey

An Austrian journalist who was detained in Turkey 10 days ago has been formally arrested along with two Turkish citizens on political charges, their ...

Germany: Rocket tests cause weeks-long moorland fire

Prosecutors are investigating the German armed forces after a fire caused by military rocket tests almost three weeks ago continued to burn across a ...

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Man killed in electric scooter crash in Washington DC

The death is thought to be the second in the nation while using the popular electric scooters. /
Saturday Night Live gets new black comic for its new season

Comedienne Ego Nwodim has secured a spot as a new cast member on the NBC staple, Saturday Night Live which returns for its 44th season on Sept. 29, Variety reports. READ MORE: Michelle Obama’s book tour tickets are selling out like Beyoncé concert tix According to Variety, Nwodim is a University of Southern California grad who was a regular cast ...

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Aubameyang: My dad has not agreed to coach Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says that his father Pierre Francois has not agreed to coach Gabon and is currently unwell.

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Tran Dai Quang, Hard-Line Vietnamese President, Dies at 61

Mr. Quang, whose role was largely ceremonial, was a former chief of the country’s powerful Ministry of Public Security.

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The Saturday Profile: A ‘Hillbilly’ From Arkansas, Doing Life in Qatar

John Wesley Downs, 62, says he was convicted on an inflated charge of spying. After 13 years, he is hoping President Trump will intervene on his ...

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Beat Richner, Doctor to Cambodia’s Needy Young, Dies at 71

Dr. Richner turned a war-ravaged pediatric hospital in Phnom Penh into a network of five medical centers that now serve one million patients a year. /
5 Things we know about suspected Maryland warehouse shooter Snochia Moseley

Employees at a Maryland drugstore warehouse endured horrifying moments of gunfire and terror as a woman working a temp job fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself. As authorities in Harford County are still trying to determine why Snochia Moseley opened fire at the Rite Aid warehouse details have ...

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Primeiro and Esperance into Champs League semis

Angola's Primeiro de Agosto and Tunisia's Esperance will face each other in the semi-finals of the African Champions League.

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Why European Leaders Ambushed Theresa May in Salzburg

They realized the British prime minister’s strategy was to weaken their bargaining position by delaying negotiations until the last, crisis-ridden minute.

Cody Wilson, 3D gun advocate, arrested in Taiwan on sexual assault warrant

A 16-year-old claims Wilson paid her $500 for sex in an Austin hotel.

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Theresa May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

Theresa May says it is "not acceptable" for EU leaders to reject her plan without an alternative.

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Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

Dozens of people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania. /
127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded. The post 127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria appeared first on theGrio.

Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina town

“We’re talking about a company that placed life in danger, placed millions of dollars of personal property of individuals in danger to protect their own interests,” a local leader said.

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Dad's damaged army photo restored by social media

Picture gives father and daughter the chance to bond over memories of time served in the armed forces.

Snapchat addict who posted video of dying boyfriend is sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter

As Safi "lay dying after being stabbed, her first thought was to capture the moment for social media." /
Black Italian politician faces lawsuit by right wingers after barrage of racial intimidation

Italy’s first black cabinet minister Cécile Kyenge continues to be the target of right-wing politicians who have reportedly thrown bananas at her, ...

Florence floodwaters breach dam at power plant; coal ash could spill

Duke Energy can't rule out that ash might be escaping and flowing into the river. /
Botham Jean’s mother, Allison describes her painful loss and why she doesn’t believe the officer who killed her son is telling the truth

Watch theGrio's interview with Allison Jean who simply does not believe Amber Guyger is telling the truth about her son, Botham's death. The post Botham Jean’s mother, Allison describes her painful loss and why she doesn’t believe the officer who killed her son is telling the truth appeared first on theGrio.

Wisconsin shooting suspect had gun permit revoked

Police still don't know what motivated the Wednesday morning attack or if the victims were targeted or shot at random.

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Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

The experiment may give insights into how social species have evolved, US scientists suggest.

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