• Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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  • N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

    A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, during a speech to a…

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  • 'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

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    North Korea marks war anniversary (16 photos)

    The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War," a major national holiday. Sunday's 61st anniversary was low-key.…

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  • Japan schoolgirl arrested for murdering, dismembering classmate

    A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl was arrested Sunday on suspicion of murdering a classmate and dismembering her body, local media reported. The suspect, whose name was not released as she is a minor, has admitted to strangling the victim and severing her head and left hand, according to the Kyodo…

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  • Kiefer Sutherland Made Freddie Prinze Jr. Want to Quit Acting

    Freddie Prinze Jr. was a can't miss movie star in the late 1990's with hits like "She's All That" and "I Know What You Did Last Summer." The 38-year-old father of two grew into different roles on TV and film until he co-starred in "24" alongside Kiefer Sutherland in 2010 -- a role that almost led…

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  • SON-IN-LAW'S ABUSIVE FATHER MAKES FAMILY GATHERING PAINFUL

    DEAR ABBY: I adore my son-in-law, "Tom." He's a wonderful husband to our daughter. He's always inviting us to dinner along with his parents and family. We get along with them, but can't stand how they treat Tom. We have never seen parents treat their children the way they treat him -- especially…

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  • Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

    By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. The dead,…

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  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West…

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  • Parsing Obama's Phone Call With Netanyahu, Call for Immediate Ceasefire

    The diplomatic dance between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, two leaders with a famously testy relationship, continued amid the one of the fastest-growing crises of both of their administrations. In a phone call between the two men on Sunday, President…

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  • Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

    SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.

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  • US images: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border.

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  • Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three

    By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a cross-border attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said. A local religious…

    Reuters
  • Vietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in peril

    The enduring popularity of "little tiger" as a snack to accompany a beer in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban. At an unassuming restaurant next to a carwash in central Hanoi, a cat is prepared for hungry clients: drowned, shaved and…

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  • Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient dies in ambulance

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment centre and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said. Health officials say fear and…

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  • Hamas chief: We cannot coexist with occupiers

    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal demanded Israel lift its blockade of Gaza and warned that Palestinians cannot coexist with their neighbors while their land is occupied, in an interview broadcast Sunday. Asked by veteran interviewer Charlie Rose whether he could foresee living beside Israelis in peace,…

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  • Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

    Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to. Cairo has poured troops into the peninsula to counter a rising insurgency since the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last…

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    Reward at $110,000 after 3 kids killed by carjacked SUV

    It has been two days since two carjackers rammed their stolen SUV into a Philadelphia family, killing three children and critically injuring their mother.

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  • 49ers' depth to be tested after Hunter tears ACL

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Training camp is not even a week old and already the San Francisco 49ers' depth at running back is about to be tested.

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  • Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

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