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Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes first visit

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New Delhi, Jan 16 (AP) - Moshe Holtzberg, a young boy whose parents were killed at a Jewish center in Mum-bai during the 2008 terror attack, returned to that city for the first time Tuesday to visit the site of the attack with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi for a six-day visit Sunday and will travel to Mumbai on Thursday where he will visit the Chabad Center where Holtzberg's parents Rabbi Gabriel Noach Holtzberg and his wife Rivkah were gunned down...
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California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

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Perris, Jan 16 (AP) - A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
The girl, who was so small...
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Young Hong Kong activists in court to appeal prison terms

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Hong Kong, Jan 16 (AP) - Three young Hong Kong activists, including Joshua Wong, are making a last-ditch attempt to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city.
Lawyers for the three were presenting arguments...
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Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident didn’t happen

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Toronto, Jan 16 (AP) - Police are disputing an 11-year-old girl's claim that her hijab was cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school last week.
Toronto Police spokesman Mark Pugash said Monday an extensive investigation was conducted and police con-cluded it did not happen.
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East China Sea slick fire from sunken oil tanker burns out

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Beijing, Jan 15 (AP) - The fire from a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chi-nese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters.
The spokesman, who identified himself only by...
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