Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Hit-And-Run Killer Of Chinese Toddler Wang Yue Jailed For Three Years For Foshan Van Accident (VIDEO) Hu told the court he had thought he had hit something, but did not realise it was a child. He had paid part of the toddler's medical expenses. The rubbish collector who did help the little girl, Chen Xianmei, has been hailed as a "national role model". 09/5/2012 - 9:48 pm | View Link
Chinese toddler's death evokes outpouring of grief and guilt They are calling it the death that awakened the conscience of China. A 2-year-old girl crushed by two vans last week and then ignored by 18 passersby as she lay bleeding on the street died at 12:32 a.m. Friday of systematic organ failure at a hospital in ... 10/21/2011 - 4:44 am | View Link
Yue Yue dead: Chinese girl Wang Yue, 2, run over as bystanders watch, dies There are two black police circles on the ground at the Guangzhou Foshan hardware market. The first marks where two-year-old Wang Yue was hit and run over by a white van, and where she lay dying as 18 passers-by walked on, indifferent to her fate. Someone ... 10/20/2011 - 11:55 pm | View Link
Death of Wang Yue Wang Yue (Chinese: 王 悦; pinyin: Wáng Yuè), also known as "Yue Yue", was a two-year-old Chinese girl who was run over by two vehicles on the afternoon of 13 ... 07/30/2014 - 8:08 am | View Website
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A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed.
According to a criminal complaint, Shelby broke into the couple's home through a window and grabbed a Sprite from the refrigerator before falling asleep in the master bedroom.
The 54-year-old British Airways pilot, Simon Wood, who is now dead, was able to abuse the girls, between the ages of 8 and 20 years, because of his employment with the airline and the company's community outreach work, said lawyer Nichola Marshall of the firm Leigh Day.
"The schools and orphanages that our clients attended were all in receipt of charitable donations from the airline, and Wood played a key role in administering those donations, on behalf of British Airways," Marshall said in a statement.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson said he will pay $1,750 to Pulaski County for improperly claimed homestead tax credits from 2008, even though the statute of limitations has expired.
Joe D. Thompson, chief assessment administrator for the Pulaski County assessor's office, said the GOP candidate told the office about two years ago that he had improperly claimed two tax credits and offered to repay $1,400, but Thompson could only accept $1,050 for tax years 2009-2011 because the statute of limitations for the 2008 credit had expired.
People who claim two homestead tax credits have to return the money and pay a fine.
A report from the Department of Health and Human Services inspector general's office found state officials didn't notify the agency within 30 days in about 25 of its 105 convictions between fiscal years 2010 and 2012.
Federal officials say Indiana's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is performing well overall, recovering more than $110 million in civil and criminal convictions between fiscal year 2010 and 2012.