• Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing.

    Associated Press
  • China urges U.N. action to make North Korea 'pay price'

    By John Irish MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - China will back a U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for recent rocket launches, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, adding the goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also said…

    Reuters
  • Mom Who Did Nothing as Girl Was Beaten to Death Gets Prison

    A mother accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison

    ABC News
  • MiG-23 fighter shot down over Libya's Benghazi

    A MiG-23 fighter of Libya's internationally recognised government was shot down Friday as it carried out air strikes on opposition positions in the coastal city of Benghazi, the military said. Nasser el-Hassi, spokesman for the government's forces, told AFP the plane was "shot down in Qaryunes,…

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    8 risky foods that can make you sick (8 photos)

    With Valentine’s Day nearly here, aphrodisiacs are on the menu. But while everyone knows that raw oysters present the risk of food poisoning, there are plenty of other seemingly benign foods that can make you sick.  Symptoms of foodborne illnesses include cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and…

    Gail Johnson
  • Parenting At Ex's House Is An Issue For New Wife

    DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced father who has recently remarried. I have parenting time with my children one weeknight and every other weekend. My children have told me that during the week they prefer doing their homework at their mother's home. They say that by the time I pick them up, prepare dinner…

    Dear Abby
  • La Nina expected in next months for the first time since 2012

    By Chris Prentice NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even as the El Nino weather phenomenon continues to impact global temperatures and crops, its counterpart La Nina is increasingly expected to emerge in the coming months for the first time in four years. The return of La Nina, Spanish for "the girl" and…

    Reuters
  • Apple Watch models get huge discounts ahead of March event

    If you haven't been keeping up with the news, a number of very reliable reporters have said that Apple is planning to hold its next big event in March. A brand new iPhone that will potentially be called the iPhone 5se will be unveiled at the event, but Apple is also apparently ready to update its…

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  • Cops: Two 15-Year-Old Girls Found Dead at High School; Gun Was Next To Their Bodies

    The shooting unfolded at Independence High School in Glendale just before 8 a.m. on Friday.

    Inside Edition
  • Two teen girls killed at Arizona school in murder-suicide

    Two teenage girls died Friday at a high school in Arizona in what police called a murder-suicide. The 15-year-olds, described as close friends and in a relationship, were found lying next to each other under a covered patio near the cafeteria at Independence High School, near Phoenix, police said…

    AFP
  • 95 Burmese Pythons (and Counting) Captured in Everglades

    The Burmese python has worn out its welcome, and its time is nigh. For the second time since 2013, Florida wildlife officials are inviting people near and far to search for Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) in the Everglades. Depending on where they spot the invasive species, participants can…

    LiveScience.com
  • CCTV Shows Moment That Delivery Driver Appears To Drop Off Phone Before ‘Stealing’ It

    An angry iPhone customer has revealed CCTV footage he claims shows a delivery driver pretending to drop off his new smartphone – before stealing it. Bradley Stocker, 39, was puzzled when he received a message from courier company DPD informing him that his iPhone had been delivered - despite no one…

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    4 High School Students Charged With Raping 2 Classmates

    Four seniors at a Washington state high school have been charged with gang-raping two 15-year-old girls during an overnight school trip last fall.

    Tribune
  • Syria rebels say get more missiles from Assad's enemies

    By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's foreign enemies have sent rebels new supplies of ground-to-ground missiles to confront a Russian-backed offensive by the government near Aleppo, stepping up support in response to the attack, two rebel commanders said. The…

    Reuters
  • How Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Your Lungs? Here's Why the Answer Is so Conflicting

    Does marijuana smoke have the same effect as tobacco on your precious lungs?

    Mic
  • If ribs visible, you were candidate for crematorium, Auschwitz survivor tells Nazi trial

    By Elke Ahlswede DETMOLD, Germany (Reuters) - Three survivors spoke on Friday of the smell of burnt bodies and piles of the dead at Nazi Germany's Auschwitz death camp, one of whose former guards stands accused of helping in the murder of at least 170,000 people. "If your ribs were visible, you…

    Reuters
  • Ex-premier Yingluck takes Thai politics to the garden

    Barred from discussing politics by the Thai junta, ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra opened up her Bangkok home on Friday to talk about her new passion: vegetables. Yingluck, Thailand's first female premier, was removed from office by a court shortly before the May 2014 coup. On Friday…

    AFP