• Eight people reported dead in murder, suicide in Missouri

    Eight people were found dead overnight in an apparent mass murder and suicide in rural southern Missouri, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said on Friday. The events unfolded around 10 p.m. Thursday night when the Texas County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call about a disturbance involving…

    Reuters53 mins ago
  • Man guilty of setting up wife's death while on walk with son

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while the couple was on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey.

    Associated Press
  • Should President Obama, or any President, be allowed to serve a third term?

    With the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment on Friday, Constitution Daily looks at two hot-button topics: Should a President be allowed to serve a third term? And should members of Congress and the Supreme Court have term limits like the President?

    National Constitution Center28 mins ago
  • Highway Patrol Error Results In Hellish Roadside Experience For Classic Car Owner

    Now, the couple, Robin and Beverly Bruins, have filed suit against the troopers and the Nevada Highway Patrol. “No, you can’t have anything you brought with you,” Robin says he was told.

    The Daily Caller
  • Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Major leak from Sprint gives us our clearest look yet at the Galaxy S6

    Samsung is about to announce two similar but distinct sixth-generation Galaxy S versions, including the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, but the devices have already been thoroughly leaked. Most details about the two handsets, including design, hardware and software features have seemingly been…

    BGR News52 mins ago
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    Photos of the day - February 26, 2015 (27 photos)

    Men inspect the damage at a site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Shaar neighborhood, Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler, center, joins hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn,…

    Yahoo News
  • How to Weigh Yourself the Right Way

    You should "absolutely" weigh yourself at home, says Lawrence Cheskin, a physician and director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center. "As a dietitian at the clinic, I weigh people before every appointment -- and you should see what people drop with their clothes to get a better weight." Of…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Prince William strikes a friendly contrast to Japan's prince

    TOKYO (AP) — Britain's Prince William, on his second day of his four-day trip to Japan, is having tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable.

    Associated Press
  • Mexico captures Knights Templar drug cartel leader

    Mexican federal police captured Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez on Friday, taking down one of the country's most wanted fugitives whose gang tormented the western state of Michoacan. Gomez, alias "La Tuta," was detained without a shot fired in Morelia, Michoacan's capital, a…

    AFP
  • California couple, married 67 years, die holding hands

    (Reuters) - A California couple, married 67 years, died hours apart while holding hands this month, their daughter said on Thursday. Floyd Hartwig, 90, and wife Violet, 89, died on Feb. 11 in their home in Easton, California, outside Fresno, their family said. The couple had known each other since…

    Reuters
  • Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat

    By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a "military threat" even if the truce is solid. Government troops fighting pro-Russian separatists…

    Reuters
  • Johansson: Nothing 'creepy or inappropriate' about Travolta

    Scarlett Johansson defended John Travolta on Thursday, calling the actor "a class act" and denouncing the image of the two on the Academy Awards red carpet as "an unfortunate still-frame" that doesn't reflect a "totally sweet and totally welcome" encounter.

    Associated Press
  • British media unmask killer 'Jihadi John' with first schoolboy photograph

    The "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos was unmasked publicly for the first time on Friday by British media which published a photograph showing Mohammed Emwazi as a smiling schoolboy. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was…

    Reuters
  • Stiff sentence sought for Chicago woman in immigration case

    DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn't tell immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel, including one that killed two college students at a supermarket.

    Associated Press
  • HTC One M9: Massive new leak offers videos, specs and so much more

    The HTC One M9 is one of the two most interesting Android smartphones about to be unveiled at MWC, but it’s hardly a well-kept secret. A wide variety of leaks have already revealed everything there is to know about the handset, including specs and software features, going as far as to ignite the…

    BGR News
  • Maid assaulted, burned in Queens home; 2 employers arrested

    Authorities say a 54-year-old woman who works as a maid in the house was held against her will and burned while repeatedly being struck in her body with an unknown object.

    WABC – NY
  • S. Africa family reunited with child snatched in 1997

    A baby stolen from her sleeping mother's arms shortly after birth has been found by the family through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later, South African police said Friday. A 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with kidnapping after pupils noticed a remarkable likeness between…

    AFP
  • Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for action

    By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing of albinos whose body parts are prized in black…

    Reuters