• Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

    Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday. The fathers of both children, the cleric performing the ceremony, and three witnesses were charged under the Child Marriage Restraint Act on…

    AFP
  • Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

    All of Rome came to the Games: rich and poor, men and women, children and the noble elite alike. He triumphed in one match that pitted him against a bear, a lion and a leopard, all of which were released to attack him at once.

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  • Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam

    Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators, amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers ...

    Associated Press
  • Is This Ancient Greek ‘Laptop’ Proof That Time Travel Is Real?

    A statue showing a young girl holding up what appears to be a laptop - complete with USB ports - has sparked a frenzy among conspiracy theorists. ‘I am not saying that this is depicting an ancient laptop computer,’ said YouTuber StillSpeakingOut. In the gallery’s description, the object is…

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    South Korea, U.S. prepare for North Korean rocket launch

    Top South Korean and U.S. military officers are in a rare joint visit along the Demilitarized Zone to prepare for North Korea’s planned launch of a satellite which has some governments worried it could actually be a long-range missile test. Diane Hodges reports.

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  • Clutter Of Holiday Decorations Crushes Man's Christmas Spirit

    DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another tree and knicky-knacky stuff downstairs. Not even a doorknob…

    Dear Abby
  • Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby prince

    Bhutan's royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered. The newest royal, the son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, was safely delivered at Lingkana Palace in the…

    AFP
  • Don't mess with Texas, where law is hard, mistakes common

    Among the 3,000 counties that make up the United States, there is one in Texas where it's best not to mess with the law, because justice is hard and mistakes are common. Harris County has executed a record 125 people since the US Supreme Court overturned the death penalty in 1976. "The best answer…

    AFP
  • How gun control looks from an Arizona gun show

    On a small outdoor stage, past a National Rifle Association welcome banner and a sign offering passers-by the chance to run a mock mission with former Navy SEALs, stands Bob Templeton, the gray-haired, besuited owner of the Crossroads of the West gun show. On this January day, Mr. Obama's new…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Somali plane hit by bomb, meant to kill all on board: minister

    A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane this week was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board, Somalia's minister for transport and aviation said on Saturday. One passenger died and two were injured in the explosion on the Airbus A321, operated by Somali company Daallo…

    Reuters
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot: Review

    2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Toyota Highlander are third-row, eight-passenger SUVs. Toyota Highlander broke its year-over-year record with 158,915 units sold, and the Honda Pilot moved 122,868 units in 2015. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Explorer are top sellers, the Honda and Toyota have carved…

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    Aos 49 anos, Claudia Raia exibe corpo invejável em desfile de Carnaval (6 photos)

    A atriz Claudia Raia foi a grande homenageada no desfile da escola de samba Nenê de Vila Matilde no Carnaval Paulistano. (Foto: Futura Press)

    Yahoo Entretenimento
  • Did Explorers Really Eat A Mammoth In 1951? DNA Study Reveals Surprise

    It went down in the history books as one of the most outrageous feasts of the modern era - but did explorers REALLY eat mammoth in 1951?

    Rob Waugh's Yahoo Blog
  • 3 People Believed Aboard 2 Planes That Collided off LA

    Two small planes with three people believed to be aboard collided over the ocean just outside the port of Los Angeles, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers

    ABC News
  • Bruno Mars Finally Confirms Super Bowl Performance

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruno Mars has finally officially confirmed he would perform at Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show with Coldplay and Beyoncé.

    Associated Press
  • Germany's Catholic Church calls for 'reduction' in refugees

    The German Catholic Church called for a reduction in the influx of refugees arriving in Germany, saying the country cannot take in "all the world's needy," according to an interview published Saturday. Germany has been struggling to cope with 1.1 million asylum seekers that arrived in 2015 and…

    AFP
  • Thieving monkey bound and caged in India's Mumbai

    The captured monkey, its arms tied tightly behind its back, sits crouched over in a Mumbai residential colony trying with its teeth to untie the cord bound around its ankles. It was one of three or four monkeys to have been tearing around the community in the western city's Sion area and residents…

    AFP