April 5th, 2010
04:55 PM ET

Remains of 2 people found in trash bags, officials say

Authorities in Linden, New Jersey, have launched a homicide investigation after the discovery Monday of a pair of trash bags containing the dismembered remains of two people, officials said. The medical examiner has confirmed the body parts are "indeed human," the Union County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release.

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March 16th, 2010
03:49 PM ET

U.N. chief joins condemnation of Israel's housing plans

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his own call of condemnation Tuesday in response to Israel's recent announcement that it plans to construct new housing settlements in contentious East Jerusalem.

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