October 10th, 2013
09:24 PM ET

Hospital fire kills 10 in Japan

A fire broke out Friday at a hospital in Fukuoka, Japan, killing 10 people and injuring five, a fire department spokesman said.

The fire at the orthopedics hospital started early in the morning and burned for roughly 2 1/2 hours.

Four of the injured suffered serious injuries, the spokesman said.

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear.

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October 10th, 2013
03:49 PM ET

Gym mat death: Attorneys want video

Attorneys for the family of a 17-year-old student found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at a southern Georgia high school called on authorities Thursday to release surveillance video that they say could show what happened.

Kendrick Johnson, they allege, was slain in January counter to authorities' conclusions that the three-sport athlete suffocated in the mat while reaching for a sneaker.

"There is one eyewitness that we know is available it is the video recordings made from surveillance cameras there in the gymnasium where the body was found," attorney Chevene B. King Jr. told reporters in Valdosta, Georgia.

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October 10th, 2013
03:48 PM ET

Ex-Detroit mayor gets 28 years

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Thursday was sentenced to 28 years in prison after he was convicted in March of two dozen federal charges.

The charges include racketeering, extortion and the filing of false tax returns. He was accused of using the mayor's office to enrich himself and associates.

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October 10th, 2013
01:18 AM ET

Rebels kidnap Libyan PM

Rebels kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali  Zeidan at dawn Thursday and took him to an undisclosed location, his spokeswoman  told CNN.

Armed rebels escorted the prime minister from the Corinthian Hotel in Tripoli into a convoy of waiting cars, said a hotel clerk who was not authorized to speak to the media.

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