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Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial - The Intelligencer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday. The evidence was revealed as the trial was ...
Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens - The Intelligencer
JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark ...
Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round - The Intelligencer
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major tournament. Townsend is a former top ...
Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops.
Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza - The Intelligencer
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting top leaders ...
Airport, chemical co want spill lawsuit dismissed - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit partly targeting them over a January chemical spill. In U.S. District Court in Charleston, Yeager Airport filed a motion Tuesday to dismiss claims in the wide ...
Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge - The Intelligencer
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with ...
American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive' - The Intelligencer
ATLANTA (AP) — Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with ...
Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine - The Intelligencer
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red ...
Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend - The Intelligencer
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack. Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from ...