The house where notorious Austrian incest monster Josef Fritzl kept his daughter imprisoned in the cellar for 24 years has been sold and will be turned into flats, local media reported on Monday. Local publican Herbert Houska told the Niederoesterreiche Nachrichten that his wife Ingrid and a business partner have purchased the building in Amstetten in northern Austria. The Austria Press Agency cited the liquidator of Fritzl's assets, Walter Anzboeck, as saying that the purchase price was 160,000 euros ($171,725).
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to become the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor, announcing Monday a trip to the site of his country's surprise attack that launched World War II in the Pacific. The war ended in August 1945 after the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Japan and, although the countries have forged strong ties in the seven decades since, how the war began and concluded has cast a long shadow. Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor also comes as Japan prepares to build a new relationship with Donald Trump, who will take over from President Barack Obama next month.
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — An appeals court in Gambia ordered the release of a top opposition politician and 18 other protesters on bail Monday, just days after strongman ruler Yahya Jammeh agreed to step aside after losing the presidential election.