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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for soliciting the murder of her 76-year-old husband and helping to conceal his body. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Jackson County...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Sunday, damaging homes and killing at least one person, officials said. Some people sent the night outdoors as numerous aftershocks rocked the Maluku island...

LONDON (AP) — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – A High Court judge has sentenced a St Vincent and the Grenadines-born policeman to 16 years in prison after he was found guilty of having sex with his 11-year-old child in 2017. Justice Iain Morley issued an...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clarifying that airline passengers aren’t required to submit to identification checks when getting off planes if there’s no law enforcement-related reason. The new policy...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar with...

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Joshua P. Breckel of Mascoutah was accused in U.S. District Court...

LONDON (AP) — Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May has levelled a thinly disguised swipe at Conservative Party front-runner Boris Johnson as she underscored the necessity of character in taking on the country’s top post. May told...

CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on a sweeping federal indictment that accuses him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to...

MIAMI (AP) — A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation. Court records show 44-year-old Michael Stapleton was extradited to the U.S. last year and...
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