• Egypt flooded Gaza tunnels at Israel's request: minister

    An Israeli minister said Egypt flooded tunnels on its border with the besieged Gaza Strip at the Jewish state's request, before a spokeswoman on Sunday said the remarks were misinterpreted. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, a member of the ruling Likud party, said on Saturday that Egypt's President…

    AFP
  • Grown-Up Child Still Wonders What Halted Parents' Divorce

    DEAR ABBY: During my childhood, my parents fought loudly and often. When I was 12, they spoke to my sister and me about getting a divorce. I was heartbroken and fought back. Like any kid in that situation, I was upset and scared. I told them they were being selfish and irresponsible for breaking up…

    Dear Abby
  • Man Shoots Ohio Police Officer Before He's Found Dead in Car

    Authorities say a police officer was shot and injured and the suspect is dead after police responded to a domestic disturbance call in western Ohio

    ABC News
  • Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest. Salman did not elaborate, but his remarks seemed aimed at Iran, which Riyadh…

    Reuters
  • Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With bright sunshine, warm temperatures and a deep blue sky, Friday was the kind of Southern California day made for just about anything. For Mary Falstrom, a longtime pilot, that meant flying.

    Associated Press
  • North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

    By Ju-min Park and Louis Charbonneau SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea drew renewed international condemnation and the threat of more sanctions on Sunday after launching a long-range rocket in defiance of United Nations rules just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test. South…

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  • Sports cars you just cannot miss at the Auto Expo

    The Auto Expo is never short on eye candy but one category of machines that pulls most people to the event are the Sports cars. The German luxury car maker Audi launched a brand new generation of its famed sports car, the R8 at the Auto Expo. The sports car runs on a naturally-aspirated 5.2 FSI…

    4 wheels or 2?
  • Sir Cliff Richard Is Feeling 'Strained' By Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations

    It has been reported that Sir Cliff Richard is struggling with the investigation into allegations that he sexually abused a teenage boy. The iconic musician’s home was raised by South Yorkshire Police back in 2014 and it is thought that the investigation will be ongoing for another few months.…

    Stephanie Soteriou
  • Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered 'inhuman' violence

    ROME (AP) — A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered "inhuman, animal-like" violence, Italy's interior minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt's president to fully cooperate with the criminal investigation.

    Associated Press
  • The 11th Amendment: Correcting the Supreme Court in action

    The Constitution’s first amendment after the Bill of Rights represented the first use of congressional power to contradict a Supreme Court decision.

    National Constitution Center
  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were salvaged, as their owners drove out of the chilly…

    Reuters
  • 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.

    LiveScience.com
  • Syrian army advances towards rebel town near Turkey: monitor

    The town of Tal Rifaat is around 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) from the Turkish frontier, where Syrians who have fled fighting near Aleppo city have been gathering since the assault was launched Monday. It is one of the last rebel strongholds in the north of Aleppo province and government troops are…

    AFP
  • Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies

    By Bill Berkrot and Anthony Boadle NEW YORK/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by the severity of a small number of cases they have reviewed from Brazil. Consultations among doctors in Brazil…

    Reuters
  • French to the fore as Federer misses Rotterdam tennis tournament

    A squad of Frenchman will attempt to rescue the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament starting on Monday as the indoor event tries to recover from the injury absence of drawcard Roger Federer. Federer's freak knee accident -- reportedly as he played with his children last Saturday in a Melbourne park…

    AFP
  • Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of…

    Associated Press
  • Jury awards $5.7M to victim of Irvine drug-planting couple

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County couple was ordered to pay $5.7 million for planting drugs in the car of a former PTA president in a failed bid to have her arrested.

    Associated Press