• Man shoots down drone hovering over house

    A Kentucky man thinks it's unacceptable when a drone floats over his property. So he shoots it down. Then the drone's owners come calling.

    CNET
  • Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

    Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar. Bronkhurst's client, US dentist Walter Palmer, has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger…

    AFP
  • Cops: Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers

    MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

    Associated Press
  • Boyfriend Reveals That His Soul Mate Died Years Ago

    DEAR ABBY: I have been close to my best friend for three years. A year ago we decided to date. We have a wonderful relationship on almost every level. The only issue I have is that he's reluctant to open up about his past. He is a very private person, and I know it's because of his upbringing. This…

    Dear Abby
  • Iran calls for Israel's nuclear disarmament

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says now that his country has accepted strict curbs on its nuclear program, it’s time for Israel and the world's other nuclear powers to begin their disarmament. In an article published in The Guardian on Friday, Mr. Zarif argues that while…

    Christian Science Monitor
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    Debris of plane found in Indian Ocean (14 photos)

    Malaysian authorities confirmed Friday that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777, meaning the part is almost certainly from missing flight MH370. The debris, part of a plane wing, could provide the first tangible clue towards unlocking the mystery surrounding the…

    Yahoo News
  • Here's what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killing

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.

    Associated Press
  • The Best Protein You Can Eat

    First of all, every source of protein -- from chicken to peanuts -- contains a different array of amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 various amino acids, nine are "essential," meaning you can only get them from food. Animal-based sources (meat, eggs, dairy) pack them all in one…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • City mourns as teen charged in killing appears in court

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl.

    Associated Press
  • What Lindsey Graham Fails to Understand About a War Against Iran

    Earlier this week, Senator Lindsey Graham, a hawkish Republican from South Carolina, used a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to stage a theatrical display of his disdain for the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. Graham: Could we win a war with Iran? Who wins the war between us…

    The Atlantic
  • Russia's 'tin pot despot' Putin ordered spy's London murder, UK inquiry told

    By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, the lawyer for his widow said on Friday. Kremlin critic Litvinenko, 43, died three weeks after drinking green…

    Reuters
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    Public uproar after killing of beloved lion (27 photos)

    Wildlife officials accused American hunter Walter Palmer of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death. The killing has sparked social media outrage against Palmer in the United States. The…

    Yahoo News
  • Dad of toddler found decomposed in crib had sole custody

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who told police he put bags of garbage in his young daughter's room to mask the smell of her decomposing body was granted sole custody of the toddler during a divorce last year.

    Associated Press
  • Over 100 militants killed in anti-Boko Haram operation: Chad army

    N'Djamena (AFP) - At least 100 jihadist fighters have been killed in an operation against Boko Haram Islamists holed up on the islands of Lake Chad, the Chadian army said in a statement Friday. "117 terrorists have been killed, two Chadian soldiers died and two others were wounded" in the operation…

    AFP
  • Growing California wildfire destroys homes, forces hundreds to flee

    By Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A rapidly growing wildfire burned largely unchecked in Northern California's ranch country on Friday after destroying three homes and forcing hundreds of people to flee. The blaze, which has nearly doubled in size from late Thursday morning to scorch some…

    Reuters
  • Dwayne Johnson says of Hulk Hogan: 'We've all talked trash'

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs.

    Associated Press
  • FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.

    Associated Press
  • Hillary Helps a Bank—and Then It Funnels Millions to the Clintons

    The Swiss bank UBS is one of the biggest, most powerful financial institutions in the world. As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton intervened to help it out with the IRS. The Wall Street Journal reported all that and more Thursday in an article that highlights huge conflicts of interest that the…

    The Atlantic