Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said. The rapes in the capital of Juba highlighted two persistent…

Normandy church attack: Nun says slain priest was forced to kneel

The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A nun who was in the church during Tuesday's attack said the 86-year-old priest was forced to the ground before his throat was slit. "They forced him to his knees. He wanted to

Tourists attacked after exiting car during drive-thru safari

A fun family afternoon activity turned deadly after a siberian tiger at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car during a wildlife tour this past saturday.  Park visitors are allowed to drive their own vehicles to tour the safari inspired park, but are forbidden from getting out of

Police: Shots fired at shopping center in Munich

    BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on an attack Friday night in Munich (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Germany's dpa news agency reports that police in Munich are saying "we expect multiple dead" in a shooting at a mall.   The Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the northern part of Munich is not far from the city's Olympic Stadium in the

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