Sunday, April 22, 2018
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2nd suspect arrested in child rape in India

India

2nd suspect arrested in child rape

Indian police arrested a second suspect in the rape and torture of a 5-year-old girl Monday and announced that the number of reported rapes in New Delhi had more than doubled since December, while molesting cases had risen sixfold. The second suspect, Pradeep Kumar, 19, was arrested in the eastern state of Bihar, where the first suspect, Manoj Kumar, 24, was found Saturday. The two men are not related. Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar told a news conference Monday that the increase in the number of reported sex crimes in New Delhi was a measure of how much more seriously the police took such reports since the gang rape of a medical student in December had led to widespread protests and the enactment of a new rape law.

Miami

U.S. repatriates 32 Cuban migrants

The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 32 Cuban migrants who were recently picked up in waters off South Florida and the Keys.

A cutter dropped off the migrants Thursday in Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba. They had been interdicted in three different cases since April 12.

Officials say 13 migrants were picked up April 12 after a Carnival cruise ship reported a rustic vessel near Key West. The same day, a Coast Guard ship picked up 17 migrants, also near Key West. On April 16, seven Cubans were picked up near Key Biscayne.

According to a Coast Guard statement, five of the 37 migrants were transferred to Customs and Border Protection. The Coast Guard didn't say why.

Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Sergeant pleads guilty to killing five troops

U.S. Army Sgt. John Russell pleaded guilty Monday to the second-degree murder of five fellow service members at a mental health clinic in Iraq in 2009 after the government agreed to not seek the death penalty.

Russell, 48, could receive a maximum of life in prison without possibility of parole, but the defense seeks a lesser sentence.

It is the only mass killing of Americans by a U.S. service member during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Times wires

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