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11 petty criminals shot dead in Indonesia, in Asiad crackdown

11 petty criminals shot dead in Indonesia, in Asiad crackdown

Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts the Asian Games next month, authorities said Tuesday.

Note 7 fiasco: Samsung to blame irregularly sized battery for fires

Note 7 fiasco: Samsung to blame irregularly sized battery for fires

Samsung Electronics Co will reveal tomorrow that irregularly sized batteries made by an affiliate caused the overheating and fires that eventually forced the cessation of its Note 7 smartphone line, a person familiar with the matter said.