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March 25, 2015 1:35 AM AP Tracked Supply Chain of Slave Caught Fish to US

A year-long investigation into forced labor and trafficking in Southeast Asia's fishing industry led an Associated Press team to Benjina, a small town that straddles two islands in the far reaches of eastern Indonesia. There journalists interviewed more than 40 current and former slaves, many of whom said they had been forced to work on boats overseen 22

March 25, 2015 1:21 AM AP Investigation: Are Slaves Catching the Fish You Buy?

The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught seafood that clouds the supply networks of major supermarkets, restaurants and even pet stores in the United States. But the eight 16

March 24, 2015 8:03 PM Utah's Adoption of Firing Squads Bucks Global Trend

Utah's decision to reintroduce the firing squad as an execution method if lethal injections drugs are unavailable bucks an international trend. The change in law makes Utah only the second U.S. state to use firing squads in executions after Oklahoma, which relies on it only as a method of last resort. The U.S. is the only country in the Americas to use firing 14

March 24, 2015 4:31 PM Pakistani minister: Officials in several ministries ran racket that freed prisoners

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Officials in several government ministries in Pakistan ran a crime racket that helped to free 15 prisoners convicted of murder and drug offences, Pakistan's interior minister said Tuesday. The minister's statement is a rare official acknowledgement of the corruption in Pakistan's government and dysfunctional criminal justice system 28

March 24, 2015 1:06 PM Train Hits Truck During Heavy Rain in Thailand; 7 Killed

Police say a train collided with a pickup truck during heavy rains in northern Thailand, killing seven construction workers in the truck and seriously injuring another. Police Lt. Col. Kumkaew Suyati says the train crashed into the truck Tuesday at an unguarded railroad crossing in Saraphi district in Chiang Mai province. He said the heavy downpour could 9

March 24, 2015 12:31 PM African champion Ivory Coast still in celebration mode

African Cup champion Ivory Coast will still be celebrating when it returns to action this week, giving a final call-up to retired pair Boubacar Barry and Kolo Toure to allow them to go out in front of a home crowd. Barry, the goalkeeper who became the star of the penalty shootout victory in last month's African Cup of Nations final, and Toure were both given 17

March 23, 2015 5:30 PM IBM hopes Watson will lead the way in 'Silicon Alley'

Mark Kris, MD, Chief of Thoracic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (left) and Manoj Saxena, IBM General Manager, Watson Solutions (right) work with the first Watson-based cognitive computing solution for oncology. (Jon Simon/Feature Photo Service) L-R: Stanley Litow, IBM Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs; Rashmy 25

March 23, 2015 1:56 PM Chinese experts claim ancient mummified monk was stolen

(CNN)Chinese relic experts claim that a 1,000-year-old mummified monk encased in a Buddha statue was stolen from a village temple in Eastern China in 1995, state media reported. The mummy made international headlines last year when it first showcased at Drents Museum in the Netherlands. The Cultural Relic Bureau in Fujian province launched an investigation 27

March 23, 2015 9:49 AM 'Pushy' Mets' Matt Harvey asks Derek Jeter for advice on this (It's not what his business card says)

There was no shortage of noteworthy things to take from it. Harvey celebrated his return to the mound earlier this month with Coors Light. The co-founder of Studio 54 wants workout advice. Harvey has "great hair" according to one high-profile New York hair stylist. And Harvey has an open pathway to Derek Jeter. Apparently, the Mets ace leans on Jeter 16

March 23, 2015 9:06 AM Matt Every birdies final hole to win at Bay Hill

Orlando, United States: Matt Every sank a tension-packed 17-foot birdie putt on the final hole on Sunday to defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, defeating Sweden’s Henrik Stenson by one stroke. The 31-year-old American, who grew up nearby and attended the $6.3 million (Dh23 million) US PGA event as a youth, matched 14-time major champion 12