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Panic and a chaotic run for exits after police fired tear gas at an Indonesian soccer match has left at least 125 dead, most of whom were trampled upon or suffocated. Attention immediately focused on the police use of tear gas, and witnesses described police beat them with sticks and shields before shooting canisters directly into the crowds. The president of FIFA called the deaths on Saturday "a dark day for all involved in football and a tragedy beyond comprehension,” while President Joko Widodo ordered an investigation of security procedures. While FIFA has no control over domestic games, it has advised against the use of tear gas at stadiums. Violence broke out after after the game ended with host Arema FC losing to Persebaya of Surabaya 3-2.

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JD.com founder Richard Liu has agreed to settle a lawsuit from a former University of Minnesota student who alleges he raped her after a night of dinner and drinks in 2018. Attorneys for Richard Liu and the woman, Jingyao Liu, released a joint statement Saturday night saying the case was settled. They did not disclose a settlement amount, but said the incident resulted from a misunderstanding and they agreed to settle their differences. Richard Liu was arrested on suspicion of felony rape in August 2018. Prosecutors never filed charges, saying the case had “profound evidentiary problems.” He stepped down as JD.com’s CEO this year amid increased government scrutiny of China’s technology industry.

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Saturday marks five years since a gunman rained bullets into an outdoor country music festival crowd on the Las Vegas Strip. The grim drumbeat of mass shootings has only continued in the years since, from New York to Colorado to Texas. Northeastern University professor James Alan Fox oversees a database maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University and says there's also been a horrifying uptick in the number of mass shootings with an especially high number of people killed. The news takes a toll on survivors of the Las Vegas slaying, but a strong sense of community has also developed.

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Memphis' long-held problems with testing rape kits quickly have come under renewed scrutiny with Cleotha Henderson's arrest last month in the killing of Eliza Fletcher, a mother and kindergarten teacher who was abducted while jogging. Authorities say a rape kit submitted in September 2021 for the sexual assault of a different woman sat untested for nearly a year. It wasn't until Sept. 5 — three days after Fletcher's abduction — that DNA from the 2021 assault matched Henderson's in a national database. That revelation has sparked outrage and left many wondering whether Fletcher's killing could have been prevented. It has also shown a spotlight on continued delays even after Memphis worked through a large backlog of untested rape kits.

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Iranian state-linked media say up to 19 people, including a commander in the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, were killed in an attack by armed separatists on a police base in the eastern city of Zahedan. It was not immediately clear if the attack was related to the nationwide antigovernment protests gripping Iran. The reports did not identify the separatist group. In a separate development, Iran says it has arrested nine foreigners linked to the protests, which authorities have blamed on hostile foreign entities, without providing evidence. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets over the last two weeks in an outpouring of anger over the death of a 22-year-old woman.

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FILE - People visit a makeshift memorial honoring the victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas, on Nov. 12, 2017. Five years after a gunman killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music festival in Las Vegas, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the massacre is now part of a horrifying increase in the number of mass slayings with more than 20 victims, according to a database of mass killings maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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FILE - Personal belongings and debris litters the Route 91 Harvest festival grounds across the street from the Mandalay Bay resort and casino after an Oct. 1, mass shooting in Las Vegas, on Oct. 3, 2017. Five years after a gunman killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music festival in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the massacre is now part of a horrifying increase in the number of mass slayings with more than 20 victims, according to a database of mass killings maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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FILE - A body is covered with a sheet after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Five years after a gunman killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music festival in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the massacre is now part of a horrifying increase in the number of mass slayings with more than 20 victims, according to a database of mass killings maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)

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FILE - Broken windows from the Mandalay Bay resort and casino room from where Stephen Craig Paddock fired on a nearby music festival are shown in Las Vegas, Oct. 3, 2017. Five years after a gunman killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music festival in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the massacre is now part of a horrifying increase in the number of mass slayings with more than 20 victims, according to a database of mass killings maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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FILE - Investigators load a body from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Five years after a gunman killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music festival in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the massacre is now part of a horrifying increase in the number of mass slayings with more than 20 victims, according to a database of mass killings maintained by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)