• Texas set to execute woman convicted of starving 9-year-old

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a 9-year-old boy is scheduled to die on Wednesday by lethal injection at a Texas state prison, authorities said. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, would be the second woman executed in the United States this year and the 15th since…

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  • Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing

    Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing MOSCOW (AP) — The arrest of a Russian billionaire on Wednesday sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin, wiping away more than $2.5 billion in market capitalization. Vladimir Yevtushenkov, who is worth $9 billion according to the Russian…

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  • King Richard III's Final Moments Were Quick & Brutal

    King Richard III's Final Moments Were Quick & Brutal Richard III's last moments were likely quick but terrifying, according to a new study of the death wounds of the last king of England to die in battle. But Richard III's last moments were the stuff of legend alone, as the king's body was lost…

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  • Gaza widow offers insight into world of spies

    The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven, she herself was jailed by Gaza's Hamas rulers for aiding and abetting a spy — her husband. The widow's account to The Associated Press gave a rare look into…

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    Crews battle California wildfire (20 photos)

    Crews battle California wildfireCrews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken

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  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack

    By Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. The SITE monitoring service quoted its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, as saying a group of militants had succeeded in seizing…

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  • King Charles? Of Course Scots Want Out

    Many of her subjects would like Queen Elizabeth to live forever. While the rest of the royal family frequently resembles a fractious and wayward clan, the Queen remains serenely above them, every inch Her Gracious Majesty.

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  • Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

    An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. The lawsuit…

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  • Pistorius Judge Under 24-Hour Police Protection After Controversial Ruling

    Judge Thokozile Masipa is wrapping up the most famous trial of her career, that of athlete Oscar Pistorius for shooting and killing his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day 2013.  Masipa has been repeatedly threatened for her findings in the trial and now, she's under police…

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  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts — after the singer issued a profane…

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  • North Korea powerful temptation for some Americans

    One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Time and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It's…

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  • China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

    Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Dongcheng District prosecutor's office said…

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    South Bay community helps 4 kids after mother suddenly dies

    A single mother of four young children suddenly passed away so a sibling and the community has pulled together to take care of the family.

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  • Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat to drown refugees

    Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat to drown refugees Rome (AFP) - Survivors of Europe's most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, as the EU cried murder and vowed to step up the fight against people…

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  • Pennsylvania police identify suspect in deadly trooper ambush

    By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania state police on Tuesday identified Matthew Eric Frein, described as an anti-law enforcement survivalist, as the prime suspect in the ambush of two troopers outside their barracks last week. An arrest warrant was issued for Frein, 31, of…

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  • Polish fears of Russia run high on war anniversary

    It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: "Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?" Anxieties hang in the air as Poland marks the 75th anniversary Wednesday of the Soviet invasion of Poland at the start of World War II, one of several…

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  • Boat driver get two years jail in NY crash that killed bride, best man

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A speedboat driver in the 2013 crash that killed a bride-to-be and a best man on New York's Hudson River was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in jail after a plea deal to avoid prison time, prosecutors said. The sentence was handed down several months after…

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