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Bruce McArthur, Toronto Killer of 8, Gets Life in Case That Terrorized Gay Men

OTTAWA — Bruce McArthur, who pleaded guilty to eight murders that brought fear to Toronto’s gay community, was sentenced Friday to life with no chance of parole for 25 years. But as his court case came to a close, the motivation [...]

‘They basically have nothing to do’: Trio of Republicans face life in exile

Rep. Steve King’s comments — and ejection from committees — could be a serious issue for him during his reelection Iowa, where he will be facing at least two Republican primary challengers. | Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo Congress Duncan [...]

2 men get life for deadly drive-by shooting of disc jockey

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Two men convicted in the deadly drive-by shooting of a popular disc jockey outside a northeastern Pennsylvania bar have been sentenced to life in prison without the chance for parole. Roberto Battle, a 29-year-old [...]

Bahrain court upholds life sentences for opposition figures

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Bahrain’s highest court has upheld life sentences for a prominent Shiite cleric who led a now-shuttered opposition party and two of his colleagues. The ruling on Monday targeted Sheikh Ali Salman, [...]

Rescued Migrants, Stranded at Sea, See a New Life Just Out of Reach

ABOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Off Malta — Four years ago, he escaped jihadists in West Africa. Last year, he survived slavery in Libya. But for Daouda Soumana, a 20-year-old trader from Niger, one of the cruelest experiences of his quest for [...]

A Day, a Life: When a Medic Was Killed in Gaza, Was It an Accident?

Mistakes Add Up A senior Israeli commander told The Times in August that 60 to 70 other Gaza protesters had been killed unintentionally, around half the total killed at that point. Yet the Israeli army’s rules of engagement remain unchanged, [...]

Afghanistan Dispatch: Along a Road of Sorrow, a Toddler Lost Her Name, Her Family and Her Life

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — On the small whiteboard above the little girl’s hospital bed, in the medical bills that she had no one left to pay, and in the news reports about a shattered toddler’s struggle to survive, she was called [...]

NORWAY Dispatch: Where Reindeer Are a Way of Life

KAUTOKEINO, Norway — Reindeer herding is not a job for many Sami, an indigenous people of fewer than 140,000 who inhabit mostly the northern reaches of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. It is a way of life. Jovsset Ante Sara, a [...]

Almost every part of Trump’s life is under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Investigations now entangle Donald Trump’s White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination. Less than [...]

Tijuana Dispatch: Life in Tijuana Means Negotiating ‘La Linea,’ an Always Present Wall

TIJUANA, Mexico — A neighbor of Esther Arias is building a new fence — a very high one — and the construction is taking a bit of a toll. “Sorry about the mess,” she said, waving at the scrap metal strewn over her back patio, [...]