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Rescuers in Japan were searching Monday for a young boy whose parents abandoned him in bear-inhabited woods as a form of punishment, NBC News reported.
A Hokkaido police spokesperson told NBC News the boy's parents initially said their son became separated from them while looking for wild plants in the woodland.
However, police told NBC News that a family member changed the story the next day to say Yamato Tanooka, 7, had been left behind as a "form of discipline." Relatives couldn't find the boy when they returned moments later, police added.
Tanooka's father was asked on Japanese television why the family had changed its story.
"I couldn't bring myself to say it was to discipline him … and then ask the police to search for him," said the father, whose name has been withheld by officials.
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A convicted felon on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn baby in Los Angeles last month has been captured, according to FBI officials.
Philip Patrick Policarpio was apprehended Sunday by agents with the U.S. Customs Border Protection, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller confirmed. Policarpio was taken into custody at the San Ysidro Port of Entry as he was crossing into the United States from Tijuana, Eimiller said.
The Delaware National Guard unveiled new signs naming its headquarters after former state attorney general and National Guard Major Beau Biden.
The Guard said in a news release that the New Castle headquarters will be called the Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center. The signs were unveiled at a ceremony Monday, on Memorial Day.
A 13-year-old boy was badly hurt after a shark attack in Neptune Beach, Florida, according to police.
Neptune Beach police said a shark between 5 and 6 feet long bit the boy on his right leg. Other swimmers pulled the teen from the water around 3 p.m. Sunday.
"I saw blood coming from right here," 10-year-old Carter Barksdale told NBC affiliate WTLV, motioning toward his lower leg. "I saw two slits but I was panicking."
A lifeguard tower called in the incident, and the boy was rushed to the hospital with a gash on his calf and shin.
Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.
It was unclear Sunday whether a body found in Travis County near Austin is one of the two people still missing in Texas. An 11-year-old boy was still missing in central Kansas, too.
The latest flooding victim identified by authorities was a woman who died when the car she was riding in was swept from the street by the flooded Cypress Creek about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Kendall County sheriff's Cpl. Reid Daly said.
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Flights were halted and a German airport terminal was evacuated Monday after a person allegedly entered a restricted area without going through security, NBC News reported.
Five flights were affected by the disruption at Cologne Bonn Airport's Terminal 1. Officials said a man walked into an exit-only area meant for arriving passengers traveling with only carry-on luggage around 11 a.m. local time (5 p.m. ET).
The terminal was shuttered for 2 1/2 hours while teams with dogs searched for the suspect and dangerous materials, according to NBC News.
Officials have not released any information about the man, who was arrested.
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A judge has declared Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre guilty and sentenced him to life in prison for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture.
Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam delivered the verdict and sentence Monday in a packed courtroom.
The landmark trial is the first time one country has tried the former leader of another for crimes against humanity. Habre was convicted of being responsible for some 40,000 deaths during his rule, according to a truth commission report.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by leaking National Security Agency documents but should still be punished, NBC News reported.
"We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public service by raising the debate that we engaged in and by the changes that we made," Holder told former White House adviser David Axelrod on an episode of "The Axes Files" podcast Monday.
Holder, however, quickly added that Snowden "harmed American interests" by acting in a way that was "inappropriate and illegal."
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A 38-year-old transgender man died after he was attacked at a homeless encampment in Burlington, Vermont, in what police are calling a possible "bias incident."
Amos Beede, of Milton, suffered facial fractures, a subdural hematoma and several broken ribs in the beating on May 25. Police found him lying on the ground at a homeless encampment in the area of Barge Canal on Pine Street.
Beede was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center for treatment. His initial prognosis was good, but Beede died of his injuries Sunday, according to police.
The office of the state's chief medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine Beede's cause of death.
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Tropical Depression Bonnie and its heavy rains dissipated over South Carolina on Monday, as a wet Memorial Day holiday weekend comes to an end in the area.
The depression fell apart early in the day about 45 miles north of Charleston, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The storm was expected to continue as an area of low pressure, moving northeast into North Carolina and sporadically spreading heavy rain, especially during the daylight hours, forecasters said.
The main concern throughout the holiday weekend has been heavy rains and strong surf more than wind.
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Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has dismissed the science that defines 21st century political campaigns, a tool that President Barack Obama used effectively in winning two terms and the Clinton campaign has worked on for nearly a year.
And while it is too early to tell whether the late start signals trouble for Trump, it illustrates the difference between Trump's proudly outsider campaign and the institutional knowledge within Clinton's.
Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.
The advance is part of an offensive to rout militants from Fallujah and recapture the city west of Baghdad, which has been held by the Islamic State for over two years. The offensive on Fallujah, backed by paramilitary troops and aerial support from the U.S.-led coalition, was first launched about a week ago.
The battle for the strategic city is likely to be a protracted one, with Iraqi forces advancing slowly to minimize civilian casualties. Tens of thousands of civilians are believed to be still inside the city, trapped by the fighting.
Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine.
Police and other officials said Pulido, a 25-year-old forward with Greek soccer club Olympiakos, was freed in a security operation Sunday shortly before midnight in the northeast border state of Tamaulipas. Pulido had been seized by gunmen as he left a party Saturday night.
In the early hours of Monday, Pulido appeared outside state police offices wearing shorts and a tank top with a bandaged right hand alongside Tamaulipas Gov. Egidio Torre Cantu. When reporters asked him how he was, Pulido replied: "Very well, thank God."