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■ Carla Del Ponte, a for­mer pros­e­cu­tor for in­ter­na­tional war crimes tri­bunals that in­ves­ti­gated atroc­i­ties in Rwanda and Yu­goslavia, is re­sign­ing from a United Na­tions panel on Syria, say­ing the list of sus­pected war crim­i­nals that the panel has com­piled is use­less un­less the U.N. Se­cu­rity Coun­cil ap­points a tri­bunal.

■ Jack Davis, a New Jersey 9-year-old, of­fered his ser­vices in a hand­writ­ten re­ply to a NASA job post­ing for a plan­e­tary pro­tec­tion of­fi­cer, list­ing as a qual­i­fi­ca­tion that his sis­ter says he’s an alien, and re­ceived a re­ply from the space agency ex­plain­ing the job and en­cour­ag­ing him to study hard in school.

■ Kany­oni Sedekiya of Abi­lene, Texas, faces a rob­bery charge after po­lice said he ar­gued with, bound and de­manded money from his room­mate, then fell asleep, al­low­ing the room­mate to get free, slip into a neigh­bor’s apart­ment and sum­mon po­lice.

■ Cyn­thia Ran­dolph of Weather­ford, Texas, was ar­rested in the heat­stroke deaths of her two tod­dlers, with author­i­ties say­ing she locked them in her car to teach them a les­son after her 2-year-old daugh­ter re­fused to get out of the ve­hi­cle.

■ Sgt. Ken­dale Adams with the In­di­anapo­lis Po­lice Depart­ment said the gun­shot that in­jured a sher­iff’s deputy at a po­lice fu­neral came from an In­di­anapo­lis of­fi­cer’s hol­stered weapon and “may have been some type of equip­ment mal­func­tion.”

■ Thor Zur­briggen and Dena Catan, both Chicago-based flight at­ten­dants for Amer­i­can Air­lines, are su­ing the man­u­fac­turer of the air­line’s new uni­forms, claim­ing the gar­ments are mak­ing thou­sands of em­ploy­ees sick, de­spite both com­pa­nies say­ing they’re safe.

■ Jef­frey Jenk­ins, 38, of Mon­roe, La., was charged with bigamy after his wife found a mar­riage li­cense from Arkansas while she was mov­ing things around their home, author­i­ties said, al­though they also noted that the district at­tor­ney de­clined to pros­e­cute a 2012 bigamy case against Jenk­ins. ■ Sven Brun­berg, a spokesman for the Orsa Rovd­jurspark wildlife park in Swe­den, said a brown bear was eu­th­a­nized after it dug its way un­der a fence and mauled an em­ployee who was clean­ing an en­clo­sure, killing the man.

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