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Student gets 14 years in prison for NYC school slaying

Sep. 10, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A gay New York City high school student who police say fatally stabbed a classmate whom he claimed had been bullying him amid years of harassment from peers over his sexual orientation was sentenced to 14 years in prison. Abel Cedeno apologized at a sentencing hearing Tuesday for killing...

Anti-bullying and rights defenders among Magsaysay awardees

Sep. 9, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Five people were honored Monday as this year's winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, regarded as Asia's version of the Nobel Prize, including a South Korean who helped fight suicide and bullying and a Thai housewife who became a human rights defender after losing her husband to...

Teen nixes motion to switch jails over alleged bullying

Jul. 22, 2019 1:34 AM EDT

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Tennessee teen charged in a fatal shooting has withdrawn a court motion to move the teen to another juvenile facility over possible bullying. The Tennessean reports the motion to relocate 15-year-old Ethen Kain Vanderpool was initially filed last week and...