• 3 arrested after woman imprisoned, sexually abused for weeks

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Three men were arrested in the case of a woman who reported being held captive and sexually abused for almost two months, authorities said.

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  • 'We Call It Life Row': Two of the Youngest US Women on Death Row Describe Life Behind Bars

    When Tiffany Cole and Emilia Carr walk down the hall in Florida’s Lowell Correctional Institution for Women together, they seem more like smiling girlfriends than convicted felons sitting on death row. Watch the full story, "A New Nation of Women Behind Bars," a Diane Sawyer "Hidden America"…

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  • Water found in astronaut's helmet after spacewalk

    A US astronaut found water pooling in his helmet right after completing a six-plus hour spacewalk on Wednesday, raising new concerns about flaws with NASA's spacesuits. The water inside Terry Virts' helmet was "kind of pooling on the front side of his helmet above the eye level," European Space…

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  • NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James Bond

    By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday. Hauling a load of candy across the bridge toward New York City on…

    Reuters
  • 3-year-old Brooklyn boy's death ruled a homicide

    Ethan Ali died from multiple blunt impact injuries and was found unconscious at his family's Brownsville home.

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  • Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp

    US pop princess Katy Perry said Thursday she was full of emotion as she visited Auschwitz, the infamous World War II-era Nazi German death camp in southern Poland that has come to symbolise the Holocaust. Fresh from her highly publicised US Super Bowl half-time show, the 30-year-old singer is…

    AFP
  • No thanks! Companies reject "Shark Tank" deals, still thrive

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a "Shark Tank" investor. But after they had time to think about it, they changed their minds.

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  • U.S. flies most advanced surveillance plane from Philippines

    By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The United States has begun flying its most advanced surveillance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, out of the Philippines for patrols over the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday, acknowledging the flights for the first time. The United States, the…

    Reuters
  • It sounds like your Apple Watch will come sooner rather than later

    We already knew that Apple plans to release the Apple Watch in April but a new report from MacRumors indicates that the watch will be released in the early part of the month. DON’T MISS: Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M9: How Samsung might leave rivals in the dust “According to a reliable…

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  • Father Of Black Teenager Murdered By Illegal Alien Asks ‘Do Black Lives Really Matter?’

    Both men asserted that Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) lax detainment policies contributed to the death of their family members. Shaw told of his son, Jamiel Shaw II, who in May 2008 at the age of 17 was gunned down by Pedro Espinoza, a 19-year-old illegal Mexican immigrant. “My…

    The Daily Caller
  • Aaron Hernandez Trial: Prosecutors Play Video of Him Before the Murder

    Prosecutors in Massachusetts today showed surveillance video of Aaron Hernandez with Odin Lloyd in the car the former NFL star was driving the night he allegedly murdered the man. Prosecutors have said that Hernandez, 25, rented a Nissan Altima -- the same one seen in the surveillance footage…

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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,…

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  • New Jersey man who killed wife with frying pan gets 30 years in prison

    (Reuters) - A New Jersey man received a 30-year prison sentence on Thursday for killing his wife by hitting her over the head with a frying pan and strangling her, authorities said. Patrick Allen, 47, was convicted of murder and other charges in December in Monmouth County, New Jersey, Superior…

    Reuters
  • National Geographic 'Afghan girl' in Pakistan papers probe

    Pakistani officials are investigating after the famous green-eyed "Afghan girl" immortalised in a 1985 National Geographic magazine cover was found living in the country on fraudulent identity papers. The haunting image of the then 12-year-old Sharbat Gula, taken in a refugee camp by photographer…

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  • The Clooney Effect

    "When even a lifelong bachelor like George Clooney settles down, you know things are changing," writes Fisher of her tongue-in-cheek term, which recalls the actor's marriage to Amal Alamuddin, an accomplished human-rights barrister. Becker actually wrote a chapter for the book.

    The Atlantic
  • Two street racing spectators killed in Los Angeles: local media

    An out-of-control car in an illegal street race struck and killed two spectators and badly wounded a third person in Los Angeles early on Thursday, and the driver later fled the scene, Southern California media reported. "There are preliminary indications it was street racing," Los Angeles police…

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  • FCC votes to override state laws that block municipal broadband deployments

    Big news for anyone who’s ever had their town’s municipal broadband network blocked by state legislatures: The Federal Communications Commission has your back. The FCC on Thursday voted 3-2 in favor of a measure that would prohibit state legislatures from barring municipalities from building out…

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  • Kindergarten kids with 'AK-47s' cause outrage in Russia

    Pictures of young Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy, but some defended them as patriotic education. The controversial photos were taken last week during a "patriotic class" at a kindergarten in the second city of…

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