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Ex-NFL star Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

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"Facebook killer" suspect found dead in car

Murder suspect Steve Stephens who police say posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in the US has been found dead

Murder suspect Steve Stephens who police say posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in the US has been found dead

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Cleveland manhunt for 'Facebook-Live killer'

Police in Cleveland Ohio have called for a suspect who broadcast a video of himself live on Facebook killing an elderly man, to turn himself in.

Police in Cleveland Ohio have called for a suspect who broadcast a video of himself live on Facebook killing an elderly man, to turn himself in.

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Student lynched over "blasphemy"

A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…

A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…

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Russian exile may have been murdered with poisoned soup

A Russian whistleblower in Britain may have died after eating poisoned soup, a judge has heard. Alexander Perepilichny, 44, was found dead near his

A Russian whistleblower in Britain may have died after eating poisoned soup, a judge has heard. Alexander Perepilichny, 44, was found dead near his

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Suspect in German child murder cases confesses

The suspect had handed himself in on Thursday following a three-day manhunt triggered by the discovery of a young boy's body in a basement in Herne.

The suspect had handed himself in on Thursday following a three-day manhunt triggered by the discovery of a young boy's body in a basement in Herne.

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North Korea-Malaysia: political 'hostage-holding'

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

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Brother-in-law admits murdering French family

49-year-old Pascal Troadec disappeared a fortnight ago, along with his wife Brigitte, 21-year-old son Sebastien and 18-year-old daughter, Charlotte.

49-year-old Pascal Troadec disappeared a fortnight ago, along with his wife Brigitte, 21-year-old son Sebastien and 18-year-old daughter, Charlotte.

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'Diplomatically rude' North Korean envoy to Malaysia expelled

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

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North Korean blames 'conspiracy' over Kim Jong Nam arrest

A North Korean man, who was held in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the country’s leader, has said he was the victim of a conspiracy by the Malaysian…

A North Korean man, who was held in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the country’s leader, has said he was the victim of a conspiracy by the Malaysian…

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Mystery as family-of-four disappear in France

Prosecutors in Nantes have opened an investigation into murder, abduction and illegal confinement. Intensive searches are underway for the Troadec family who have disappeared from their bloodstained h

Prosecutors in Nantes have opened an investigation into murder, abduction and illegal confinement. Intensive searches are underway for the Troadec family who have disappeared from their bloodstained h

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North Korea's Malaysian murder mystery

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

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Myanmar promises to investigate reports of atrocities against Rohingya

The UN's top human rights official says the leader of Myanmar has promised to investigate allegations of atrocities against the country's Rohingya Muslims.

The UN's top human rights official says the leader of Myanmar has promised to investigate allegations of atrocities against the country's Rohingya Muslims.

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Pop icon Michael Jackson's daughter says her father was murdered

Paris Jackson, the only daughter of pop icon Michael Jackson tells Rolling Stone magazine she is convinced his 2009 death was no accident

Paris Jackson, the only daughter of pop icon Michael Jackson tells Rolling Stone magazine she is convinced his 2009 death was no accident

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Breivik: no Nazi salute on day two of rights appeal hearing

The 37-year-old mass killer was rebuked for the controversial gesture on the first day of the detention conditions appeal hearing in Norway.

The 37-year-old mass killer was rebuked for the controversial gesture on the first day of the detention conditions appeal hearing in Norway.

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Dismay in Israel at guilty verdict for soldier

Israelis have been expressing their reactions to the manslaughter verdict given to an Israeli soldier for killing an disarmed Palestinian after a knife attack on a colleague.

Israelis have been expressing their reactions to the manslaughter verdict given to an Israeli soldier for killing an disarmed Palestinian after a knife attack on a colleague.

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Profile: the off-duty cop who shot a Russian ambassador

The picture of off-duty cop Mevlut Mert Altintas standing calmly behind his soon-to-be murder victim has chilled as much as it has shocked.

The picture of off-duty cop Mevlut Mert Altintas standing calmly behind his soon-to-be murder victim has chilled as much as it has shocked.