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National & World Missing Arkansas realtor's body found in shallow grave Missing Arkansas realtor's body found in shallow grave
A man accused of abducting and killing a real estate agent in rural Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to preliminary charges of kidnapping and capital murder, hours after the woman's body was discovered in a shallow grave.
National & World Police ease tactics in Hong Kong pro-democracy protest standoff Police ease tactics in Hong Kong pro-democracy protest standoff
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's embattled police defended their use of tear gas but softened their tactics Monday after forceful attempts to quell pro-democracy protests drew tens of thousands more people into the streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.
National & World Cancer doctor given 10 years for poisoning her lover Cancer doctor given 10 years for poisoning her lover
A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.
National & World Man with implanted horns gets life for 3 killings Man with implanted horns gets life for 3 killings
A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to three consecutive life terms in the killings of three men who were kidnapped, shot and dismembered in 2011.
National & World Anti-gay remarks at debate spark anger in Brazil Anti-gay remarks at debate spark anger in Brazil
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population.
National & World 45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire 45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire
A weekend fire that tore through a North Las Vegas home with 93 small dogs — more than 15 times the maximum number of canines allowed in a house by the city — killed 45 of them and injured one man.