British police arrest 3 over soldier's killing
Sat, 25 May 2013 22:39:03 +0000
Counter-terrorism police on Saturday arrested three people suspected of involvement in the killing of a soldier hacked to death in a London street by two men shouting Islamist slogans. The killing of the soldier in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist attack has led to angry protests against radical Islam and fears of a possible anti-Muslim backlash. Michael Adebolajo, 28 and Michael Adebowale, 22, are under armed guard in hospital after being shot and arrested by police on suspicion of murder on Wednesday. ...
San Antonio flooding kills 1; 200-plus rescued
Sun, 26 May 2013 00:50:14 +0000
Torrential rains swamped San Antonio with flash floods on Saturday, leaving at least one person dead as emergency workers in boats rushed to rescue more than 200 residents stranded in cars and homes. Authorities were searching for at least two other people .
Missouri highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass
Sun, 26 May 2013 01:25:28 +0000
A highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed early Saturday when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision, authorities said. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.
NYPD investigating actress Bynes allegations
Sun, 26 May 2013 01:31:17 +0000
Internal Affairs officers were looking into allegations made by Amanda Bynes that New York Police Department officers sexually assaulted her when she was arrested for heaving a marijuana bong out the window of her Manhattan apartment.
Graduates in tornado-raked Oklahoma town vow to stay
Sat, 25 May 2013 22:52:36 +0000
Seven tornadoes have swept through their town since they were born, but as new graduates donned caps and gowns to say goodbye to their high schools Saturday, they vowed they wouldn't say goodbye to Moore.
Rebuilding rules as rain soaks Jersey shore on Memorial Day weekend
Sat, 25 May 2013 23:37:28 +0000
Saws and sledgehammers joined beer and barbecues — under covered porches — as a fixture of the first Memorial Day weekend at the Jersey shore since Superstorm Sandy roared through.
NTSB: Bridge collapse in Washington is wake-up call
Sun, 26 May 2013 01:18:18 +0000
The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Saturday the bridge collapse in Washington state is a wake-up call for the nation. Her team will spend a week to 10 days looking at the bridge.
Swedish capital returning to normal after week of violence
Sun, 26 May 2013 00:01:38 +0000
Sweden's capital was relatively calm on Saturday night with only isolated incidents of violence by youths after nearly a week of car-burnings and vandalism that have highlighted growing inequality in Swedish society.
Protesters in over 400 cities march vs Monsanto
Sat, 25 May 2013 22:49:36 +0000
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizers say two million people marched in protest against seed giant Monsanto in hundreds of rallies across the U.S. and in over 50 other countries on Saturday.
French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris
Sat, 25 May 2013 21:36:19 +0000
A French soldier was attacked in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and France's president said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of a British soldier.
Kerry presses Egypt on economic reform, says aid depends on it
Sat, 25 May 2013 21:35:44 +0000
By Arshad Mohammed ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry urged Egypt to act swiftly on economic reforms to secure a $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund loan, saying the measures were needed to get further aid from the U.S. Congress, an American official said. Kerry met Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi for about an hour on the sidelines of an African Union summit on Saturday, discussing Syria's civil war, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, human rights in Egypt and the country's faltering economy, the official said. ...
‘Heavy but grateful heart’ on Memorial Day
Fri, 24 May 2013 18:55:25 +0000
Friends and family remember those who gave all to serve their nation.
Thousands walk, run final mile of Boston Marathon
Sat, 25 May 2013 16:19:34 +0000
Rosy Spraker was only a half-mile from the finish line of her seventh Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. She and thousands of other athletes joined victims of the blast to run and walk the last mile of the race.
Gay soccer player Robbie Rogers joins LA Galaxy
Sun, 26 May 2013 00:54:22 +0000
Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.
Key senators tightly control immigration debate
Sat, 25 May 2013 13:53:27 +0000
For all the soothing words she heard from fellow Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii never had a chance to win a relatively modest change to far-reaching immigration legislation.
Russian police detain activists, foes at gay rally
Sat, 25 May 2013 14:40:20 +0000
Gay rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at a demonstration which went ahead despite a court order.
What Detroit crisis? Pension fund trustees hang out in Hawaii
Sat, 25 May 2013 12:08:06 +0000
The city of Detroit may be facing a deepening financial crisis but that hasn't stopped four trustees of its public pension funds from spending $22,000 of retirement system funds to attend a conference in Hawaii this week.
Improving economy alters political landscape
Sat, 25 May 2013 07:09:50 +0000
Alleged misbehavior by the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies gives the GOP something else to talk about and investigate as the economy clearly, if slowly, recovers on President Barack Obama's watch and robs Republicans of a central argument against Democrats.
Arias jury foreman says life or death decision unfair
Sat, 25 May 2013 08:26:47 +0000
In the Jodi Arias trial, the jurors faced a decision that was wrenching and real, with implications that could haunt them forever.
Girl's suicide after alleged attack troubles town
Sat, 25 May 2013 20:32:26 +0000
One evening last Labor Day weekend, 15-year-old Audrie Pott walked up the driveway of a classmate's home alongside other teenagers.
Chile's Indians take on world's largest gold miner
Sat, 25 May 2013 12:18:13 +0000
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates their orchards and vineyards with its clear water.
Paper: Japan government says unaware of ghosts at PM residence
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:22:06 +0000
A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors.
ANGEL FLIGHT DOWN: Nonprofit Group's Plane Crashes in NY; 2 Dead
EMOTIONAL REUNION:Survivor, Rescuer Meet Up At Maine B-52 Crash Site
REPEAL OR REFORM:Unions Split From President on Health Law
RECLAIMING TRIUMPH:Thousands Run Final Mile Of Boston Marathon
Drone Rules Provide Limits, Ambiguity
San Antonio flooding kills 1, more than 200 rescued
Ohio doctor accused of raping pregnant woman, injecting her with heroin
Libertarian movement gaining steam in NH
Honduras' gangs announce truce to reduce violence
Report: Collapsed bridge had gouges, damage in 2012- Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse- Mo. highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass
Illinois lawmakers approve concealed carry measure- Texas lawmakers send bill to modify concealed handgun licenses to governor
Authorities search for Iowa teen amid rain, wind
Cops arrest 3 more in probe of UK soldier killing- Authorities investigating possible link to UK attack after French soldier stabbed in throat
Arias trial juror calls life or death decision unfair
Tesla fights bill that could ban automaker in NC
Arizona Sheriff Arpaio to appeal racial profiling ruling
US attorney takes heat for handling of leak probes - Holder OK'd warrant for Fox reporter's emails
Graduates in tornado-raked Okla. town vow to stay
Toddler disappears from Minnesota campground
Hagel: Cadets must stamp out sex assault 'scourge'
Solved: Up or Down?
Real Ways to Save on Gas
3D Object Made With the Mind
Bynes: Cop Assaulted Me
Learning About Old Glory
30 Best War Movies Ever
Sneak Veggies Into Diet
Color Walls for Better Mood
Are Frogs Doomed?
Memorial Day Poppies' Story
'Epic' Family-Friendly Flick
'Furious' Fan Expectations
Tornado Survivor: 'I Couldn't Replace' Dog
Sat, 25 May 2013 15:58:11 +0000
The woman who reunited with her dog in the rubble of her tornado-hit home says she has what matters most - her beloved pet Bowser.
Arizona Sheriff 'Profiling Hispanics' - Judge
Sat, 25 May 2013 12:06:07 +0000
America's self-styled "toughest sheriff" Joe Arpaio is known for immigration patrols and making inmates wear pink undergarments.
Apple 1 Computer Sells For Record £441,000
Sat, 25 May 2013 15:38:04 +0000
Originally sold for over $600 as a motherboard, one of Apple's first computers is called the holy grail of collectable technology.
Downed Bridge: No Fix For Holiday Weekend
Sat, 25 May 2013 16:57:04 +0000
Officials look for ways to get traffic moving on a busy weekend after the collapse of a portion of the Skagit River bridge.
Tornado: Shattered Community's Message Of Hope
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:57:24 +0000
A community hit by a deadly tornado two years ago says the town of Moore will recover and be "bigger and better".
Amanda Bynes After Arrest: 'I Don't Do Drugs'
Sat, 25 May 2013 17:30:11 +0000
The 27-year-old star takes to Twitter to defend herself after her arrest and court appearance in a messy blong wig.
Sex Slave Row: Mayor's Japan Brothel Gaffe
Sat, 25 May 2013 11:09:42 +0000
Japanese mayor apologises for saying US soldiers on Okinawa should visit brothels but does not retract wartime sex slave comments.
Iceland: Picnic Tourists Rescued From Iceberg
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:55:36 +0000
A group of US tourists are rescued after ice they were picnicking on broke from the shore and floated away.
Arrest Warrant For 'Dead' Rapper Tim Dog
Sat, 25 May 2013 13:43:28 +0000
There is no proof of death for rapper wanted over unpaid money owed to woman he met on a dating website.
Trayvon Martin: Gun And Drug Texts Released
Fri, 24 May 2013 10:44:53 +0000
The defence team of accused killer George Zimmerman argues the new images and messages show a fuller picture of the Florida teen.