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NAURU | Fate of Nauru refugees casts shadow over Pacific conference

NAURU  — Shaped like a peanut and smaller than some big-city airports, this tropical Pacific island has an unusual history. Thanks to rich deposits of a fertilizer ingredient, Nauru’s 11,000 citizens were once among the wealthiest people on earth. But after much of the phosphate was plundered, Nauru squandered its wealth on bad investments, like … Continue reading NAURU | Fate of Nauru refugees casts shadow over Pacific conference

SEOUL, South Korea  | Fate of inter-Korean detente hangs on nuclear talks

SEOUL, South Korea  — Despite no signs of North Korea abandoning its nuclear weapons any time soon, South Korea is literally bouncing ahead this week with peace efforts with its rival, which was threatening war just months ago. Two days of friendly basketball games winding up Thursday in Pyongyang were the latest in a slew … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Fate of inter-Korean detente hangs on nuclear talks

OSHKOSH, Wis. | Downed helicopter recovered; fate of those on board unknown

OSHKOSH, Wis. — A severely damaged helicopter was brought to the surface of the Fox River in eastern Wisconsin late Saturday after it struck power lines and crashed, but the fate of those on board was unknown. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says the helicopter went down into the river near the Wisconsin Street Bridge … Continue reading OSHKOSH, Wis. | Downed helicopter recovered; fate of those on board unknown

Jury deciding fate of ‘cocaine cowboys’ pilot in fraud case

MIAMI/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A jury has begun to deliberate in an auto fraud case against a pilot who once flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” era. Jurors began discussing the fate Wednesday morning of 72-year-old Mickey Munday, who has become well known through his past in interviews, social media posts … Continue reading Jury deciding fate of ‘cocaine cowboys’ pilot in fraud case

Greek high court to rule on Russian bitcoin suspect’s fate

ATHENS, Greece /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL) —Greece’s Supreme Court is due to rule whether to allow the extradition of a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin. Alexander Vinnik appeared at the Athens court Wednesday amid an ongoing legal battle between … Continue reading Greek high court to rule on Russian bitcoin suspect’s fate