Missing persons

March 29, 2017 - 10:11 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old federal judge who recently stopped hearing cases due to health issues has been reported missing from his Pennsylvania home. The U.S. Marshals Service says it's looking for Edwin Kosik, who was last seen at his home outside Scranton around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The...
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In this photo provided by South Korean ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, relatives of the missing victims wipe tears as they attend religious services in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. (South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 12:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people. The discovery raised hopes that the remains were of some of the nine people still missing. Such a find...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:11 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish National Court judge has ordered an investigation into the alleged role of nine Syrian officials in the disappearance and execution of a man in 2013, in the first criminal case accepted by a European court against President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Investigative magistrate...
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March 25, 2017 - 1:06 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL-SECURITY-ADVISER NEW: Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US WASHINGTON (AP) — A former CIA director has accused former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting...
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March 25, 2017 - 12:24 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL-OBAMACARE UPDATE: Trump tweets 'Do not worry!' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sounding an optimistic note after the House failed to act on the Republican health care overhaul bill. Trump tweeted today that "ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together...
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March 25, 2017 - 11:08 am
IRAQ Iraq: Speaker voices concern over Mosul airstrike BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group. In tweets...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:55 am
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina father is accused of stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin says 30-year-old Tillman Freeman III of Fayetteville is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of 4-day-old Genesis Freeman and 2...
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March 25, 2017 - 5:59 am
RADFORD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a newborn and the baby's 2-year-old sister have been found stabbed to death. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin tells WRAL ( http://bit.ly/2n1S80h ) the bodies of 4-day-old Genesis Freeman and 2-year-old Serenity Freeman were found Saturday near...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Kimberlyn Scott poses for a portrait in Makawao, Hawaii. Scott's daughter, Carly "Charli" Scott, went missing in Feb. 2014. Steven Capobianco, convicted of murder and arson in the Hawaii death of Scott, his pregnant ex-girlfriend, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, March 24, 2017. After jurors found Capobianco guilty of murder, they determined the crime was especially heinous, which makes it possible for a judge to sentence him to life in prison without possibility for parole. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia, File)
March 24, 2017 - 7:07 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii. A jury previously convicted 27-year-old Steven Capobianco of second-degree murder in the death of Carly "Charli...
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In this photo released by Proactiva Open Arms NGO on Friday, March 24, 2017, the body of a migrant on board the Golfo Azzurro, the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. A Spanish aid organization says it fears hundreds of migrants may have died off the coast of Libya after five bodies were found near two capsized boats and the search for a third vessel reported missing had so far proved futile. (Proactiva Open Arms via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 7:59 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared that hundreds of migrants may have died Libya's coast after five bodies were found near two capsized boats while the search for a third vessel reported missing has so far proved futile. Proactiva Open Arms spokeswoman Laura Lanuza...
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