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Student left in DEA cell to get $4 million from US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Justice Department will pay $4.1 million to a California college student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell for four days without food or water last year, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Daniel Chong, 23, was detained …

4 merchants killed in Thailand’s restive south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected militants robbed and killed four fruit traders in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south on Tuesday, while police arrested a suspect wanted for a deadly hotel bombing in the region. The insurgents stormed a shelter in Yala province’s Krong Pinang district Tuesday morning and tied up the four …

British man killed at New Year’s party in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a British tourist struck by a stray bullet at a New Year’s beach party on a popular Thai island. Police Col. Krittakarn Kramomthong said Wednesday that 22-year-old Stephen David Ashton was shot in his torso early Tuesday morning …

Rome basilica vandalized, bronze door damaged

ROME (AP) — Vandals have made a fist-sized hole in the bronze central door of one of Rome’s main basilicas, St. Mary Major. The damage, seemingly made by a small-tipped hammer or rock, was discovered Tuesday morning on a panel of the door depicting the angel Gabriel appearing to Mary. …