• B.B. King death to be investigated as homicide

    The death of blues guitar legend B.B. King this month will be investigated as a homicide, a Nevada coroner's office said. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he kept a residence. Two of King's daughters have reported concerns that his death may have been related to foul play, Las Vegas…

    AFP
  • Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say

    At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law enforcement…

    ABC News
  • Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.

    Associated Press
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    Missing Fullerton couple found on Indian reservation; husband dead

    A Fullerton couple who disappeared on Mother's Day was found in a remote area of the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation after apparently getting lost.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.

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  • Japan to join U.S., Australia war games amid growing China tensions

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan will join a major U.S.-Australian military exercise for the first time in a sign of growing security links between the three countries as tensions fester over China's island building in the South China Sea. While only 40 Japanese officers and soldiers will…

    Reuters
  • South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.

    Associated Press
  • Couple missing 2 weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges

    WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California's high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • 'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times

    "As a newspaper, you (the New York Times) should know your place," he said in a televised speech in Istanbul. "You are meddling in Turkey's affairs by writing something like this. The New York Times had on Friday published a editorial entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" that was deeply critical of…

    AFP
  • Alleged UAE killer of American 'aware of her actions'

    Alaa Bader al-Hashemi is on trial at the Federal Supreme Court on charges of stabbing to death mother-of-three Ibolya Ryan, 47, in a shopping mall washroom in the UAE capital. The court had ordered psychiatric tests after Hashemi asked for psychological help, claiming to be "possessed by evil…

    AFP
  • Three helpful Word formatting tips for working smarter

    These three formatting skills will improve your productivity and make you more efficient when working with Word documents.

    TechRepublic
  • Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they'd quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.

    Associated Press
  • Sudden Infant Deaths Linked to Elevation

    Babies who live at high elevations, those above 8,000 feet (2,438 meters), may face a slightly increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, new research finds. "The absolute risk [of SIDS] remains very low, and … this is in no way a call to abandon residence [in] or visits to…

    LiveScience.com
  • US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.

    Associated Press
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  • Man and child killed, three children injured in N.M. cherry picker crash

    (Reuters) - A man and a child were killed and three other children injured in New Mexico on Sunday when a cherry picker in which they were riding was knocked over by a gust of wind, police said. The four children and the adult were inside the bucket of the elevated work platform, which was on the…

    Reuters
  • Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.

    Associated Press
  • Syria warplanes batter jihadists in ancient Palmyra

    Syrian government aircraft carried out intense strikes Monday against the Islamic State group in and around the ancient city of Palmyra after its fall to the jihadists, a military source said. "The air force struck more than 160 Daesh targets, killing and wounding terrorists and destroying weapons…

    AFP