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 By Reuters    News    October 25, 2022

Former Chairman Hu Jintao escorted out of Chinese Communist Party Congress, Because he Felt Ill, Says Xinhuanet

BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Chinese former President Hu Jintao was unexpectedly escorted out of the closing ceremony of a congress of the ruling Communist Party on Saturday. Hu, 79, Xi Jinping's...

 By Reuters    Crime    April 27, 2017

SMPD Officer Detained in Taiwan on Weapons Charge, Gun in Her Purse

An 8 year SMPD veteran faces 5 years in a Taiwan jail, when she "simply forgot" that she had a Luger pistol and 6 bullets in her carry on handbag. Taiwanese customs came upon the weapon, which...

 By Reuters AP    News    February 24, 2017

Kim Jong Nam's Killer Was Known as a Singer and Reality TV Contestant

A woman bearing a close resemblance to Huong sang on the show as contestant number 67816 on June 3, 2016. Facial recognition tools give a match to the pictures released by Malaysian police of Huong...

 By Reuters    News    February 14, 2017

Amnesty International Says Syrian Gov't Has Executed 13,000 Prisoners in Mass Hangings

The Syrian government executed up to 13,000 prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. The S...

 By Reuters    News    June 28, 2016

Six Children Dead From Falling Ikea Dressers

In a striking case of product liability, the household name Ikea has been implicated in the deaths of six children due to a dresser that losses its balance when the drawers are out. Swedish furniture...

 By Reuters    News    June 22, 2016

Amazon jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony

6/21 (Reuters) - A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an ar...

 By Reuters    Arts    April 11, 2016

Springsteen cancels North Carolina show over transgender law

Rock star Bruce Springsteen on Friday canceled a weekend concert in North Carolina to protest a new state law barring transgender people from choosing bathrooms consistent with their gender identity,...

 By Reuters    News    April 4, 2016

North Korea Mobilizes for First Party Congress in 36 years

North Korea is stepping up propaganda a month ahead of a rare Seventh Party Congress in May. An editorial that ran on Thursday in the Rodong Sinmun reflected on the past – particularly on the Third...


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