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Puerto Rico: Police Accused Of Abuses

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) — The U.S. Justice Department says police in Puerto Rico routinely use excessive force that unnecessarily injuries hundreds of people and kills others. The findings are contained in a scathing 116-page report by the Justice Department’s civil rights division to be released Thursday, The New York Times says. The report accuses […]

20 Killed In Syrian Military Search

HOMS, Syria, Sept. 8 (UPI) — Activists in Homs, Syria, said 20 civilians were killed by government security forces searching for a group of soldiers who defected to the opposition. Pro-democracy activists and local residents say security forces loyal to President Bashar al Assad combed the city Wednesday in search of 13 soldiers and one […]

Mexico Identifies Suspects In Casino Arson

MONTERREY, Mexico, Sept. 8 (UPI) — The Mexican attorney general said six suspects, including a police officer, have been arrested in connection with the casino fire that killed 52 people. Authorities have also located the owner of the Casino Royale in Monterrey who fled Mexico after the Aug. 25 fire, the Los Angeles Times reported […]

More Rain And Flooding In Northeast U.S.

BINGHAMTON, N.Y., Sept. 8 (UPI) — Some 10,000 residents near Binghamton, N.Y. were ordered to evacuate early Thursday after the Susquehanna River rose 18 feet in just 24 hours, officials said. Continuing rainfall boosted the 2011 total for Binghamton to 49.86 inches on Wednesday, breaking the annual record set in 2006, NBC News reported. Brett […]

Amber Alert For British Columbia Boy

SPARWOOD, British Columbia, Sept. 8 (UPI) — A missing child Amber Alert was in effect Thursday for a 3-year-old Canadian boy who disappeared under unusual circumstances from his British Columbia home. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Kienen Hebert vanished from his home in Sparwood, near the Alberta border, Tuesday night, Postmedia News said. Volunteers […]

Three Detained In Delhi Blast

NEW DELHI, Sept. 8 (UPI) — Indian authorities investigating the deadly bomb attack at the New Delhi high court Thursday questioned a cyber cafe owner and two others in Kashmir. The detention of the three in the Indian-administered province came after authorities traced an e-mail claiming responsibility for Wednesday’s attack to the Global Internet Cafe […]

Four Afghan Soldiers Killed

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 8 (UPI) — A truck carrying Afghan National Army soldiers struck a roadside bomb Thursday, killing four of them, an Afghan official said. The incident occurred in Khost Province, southeast of Kabul, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. “A unit of ANA personnel was on routine patrol in Nadir Shah Kot district but […]

Two Arrested In German Bomb Plot

BERLIN, Sept. 8 (UPI) — German riot police raided an Islamic cultural center in Berlin Thursday after arresting two men they suspected were planning a terrorist attack. Authorities said the two were apprehended because they had purchased large quantities of substances that can be used to make a bomb, Berliner Morganpost reported. The two suspects […]

12M In China Face Drinking Water Shortage

BEIJING, Sept. 8 (UPI) — More than 12.6 million people in China’s southwest region face a drinking water shortage because of a prolonged drought, authorities said. The number of those hit by a drinking water shortage has risen substantially from the estimated 6.9 million people reported at the end of last month. The worst hit […]

Sonia Gandhi Returns After Surgery

NEW DELHI, Sept. 8 (UPI) — Ruling Indian Congress Party leader Sonia Gandhi returned home Thursday after surgery abroad for an undisclosed condition, a party spokesman said. Party General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi, who announced her return, said Gandhi is fine, the NDTV television channel reported. The report quoted sources as saying she would not meet […]


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