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U.S. Navy sailor, Japanese woman found dead in Okinawa

U.S. Navy sailor, Japanese woman found dead in Okinawa

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April 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. Navy sailor and a Japan woman were found stabbed to death Saturday in a suspected murder-suicide in an apartment on the Japanese Island of Okinawa, police said. The sailor, 31, apparently killed the woman, who was in her 30s, and then himself, Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Takeo Akiba said in a statement obtained by CNN. The names of the couple, who were believed to be in a romantic relationship,. were not announced. The woman's child was unharmed in the apartment during incident and called a relative, who then notified police at 7:26 a.m., a police spokesman said, according to Stars and Stripes. "This is an absolute tragedy and we are fully committed to supporting the investigation into the incident," the U.S. 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, where the sailor ...
Joe Biden: Second woman accuses ex-VP of unwanted touching

Joe Biden: Second woman accuses ex-VP of unwanted touching

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A second woman has accused former US Vice-President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, as the leading Democrat mulls a White House bid.Amy Lappos said Mr Biden had touched her face with both hands and rubbed noses with her a decade ago.The allegation comes after another women, Lucy Flores, said Mr Biden kissed her on the back of her head at a campaign event.Mr Biden has said he did not believe he has ever acted inappropriately.The former Delaware senator, who served as Barack Obama's vice-president in 2009-17, is seen as a possible frontrunner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.What do his accusers say?Ms Lappos, a 43-year-old former aide to a Democratic congressman, said Mr Biden touched her inappropriately...
Malaysia rejects appeal, Vietnamese woman to be tried for killing North Korean leader's brother

Malaysia rejects appeal, Vietnamese woman to be tried for killing North Korean leader's brother

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March 15 (UPI) -- Malaysia's attorney general rejected an appeal to drop charges against a Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother in a Cold War-style assassination. The Thursday ruling to go forward with the murder trial for Doan Thi Huong, 30, follows Malaysian Siti Aisyah, 26, her co-accused in the murder, gaining her freedom earlier in the week. The prosecution told the Malaysian court Thursday that the attorney general had considered "all reasons" but it wouldn't drop the case, Al Jazeera reported. The prosecution did not elaborate on the decision. "I am not angry that Siti has been freed," Doan said in tears after the decision was announced. "Only God knows that we did not commit the murder," the Telegraph reported. Siti was suddenly relea...