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BRIDEPORT, Conn. | Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

BRIDEPORT, Conn.—Jan 11, 2019—A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, entered his plea Thursday to unlawful restraint. Garcia originally faced kidnapping, assault and larceny … Continue reading BRIDEPORT, Conn. | Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

ALBANY, N.Y. | Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring. The physician, Reginald Archibald, worked at the New York City hospital from 1948 to 1982 as an endocrinologist who … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

ISTANBUL | Chinese party agents watch over Uighur funerals, weddings

ISTANBUL — The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong. One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was an elderly woman Idris did not know. Their grins were tight-lipped, mirthless. Her sister had posted the picture on a social media account along with a caption … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Chinese party agents watch over Uighur funerals, weddings

NEW YORK | Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

NEW YORK— Stevie Nicks, who’s already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo, John Prine and Roxy Music. Nine other artists are returning to the ballot for … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Australian arrested at Cambodian rally convicted of spying

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — An Australian filmmaker arrested after flying a drone to photograph a Cambodian opposition party rally last year was convicted of spying and sentenced to six years in prison Friday. James Ricketson had faced up to 10 years in prison. Almost two dozen jailed critics or opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s … Continue reading PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Australian arrested at Cambodian rally convicted of spying