• Highway Patrol Error Results In Hellish Roadside Experience For Classic Car Owner

    Now, the couple, Robin and Beverly Bruins, have filed suit against the troopers and the Nevada Highway Patrol. “No, you can’t have anything you brought with you,” Robin says he was told.

    The Daily Caller
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • California couple, married 67 years, die holding hands

    (Reuters) - A California couple, married 67 years, died hours apart while holding hands this month, their daughter said on Thursday. Floyd Hartwig, 90, and wife Violet, 89, died on Feb. 11 in their home in Easton, California, outside Fresno, their family said. The couple had known each other since…

    Reuters
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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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  • British media unmask killer 'Jihadi John' with first schoolboy photograph

    The "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos was unmasked publicly for the first time on Friday by British media which published a photograph showing Mohammed Emwazi as a smiling schoolboy. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was…

    Reuters
  • Saudi Arabia beheads Indian axe murderer, Pakistani

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded an Indian axe murderer and a Pakistani heroin trafficker, bringing to 34 the number of death sentences carried out this year. Vijay Kumar Saleem, of India, was convicted of killing a Yemeni by striking him in the head with the axe, an interior ministry statement…

    AFP
  • Virginia to compensate victims of forced sterilizations

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lewis Reynolds didn't understand what had been done to him when he was 13.

    Associated Press
  • Unidentified attackers hack US blogger to death in Dhaka

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent U.S. blogger, known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, has been hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh's capital, police said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Boko Haram attacks force Canadian withdrawal in Niger

    Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. The troops had been posted to the town of Diffa, where the government of Niger…

    AFP
  • 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…

    AFP
  • Eating an Elephant

    A Zimbabwean game farm owner who has pledged two elephants, two buffalo, two sable antelopes and five impalas for a giant barbeque at Robert Mugabe’s birthday party this weekend has said the donation is just “a drop in the ocean” considering his debt to the 91-year-old leader. The Telegraph piles…

    The Atlantic
  • Hot Mic: Democratic Whip Calls Republican Majority Leader ‘Coward’ During DHS Debate

    Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, and McCarthy, a Republican from California, were hammering out a schedule to vote on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks. “Mr. Leader, we have been now, you’re correct, six weeks leaving the Department of Homeland Security twisting in the…

    The Daily Caller
  • 'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

    By Michael Holden and Mark Hosenball LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family who was known to the security services. The…

    Reuters
  • A Look Inside the Mistakes in JonBenet Ramsey Investigation Noted by Former Police Chief

    The former Boulder police chief said mistakes were made in the initial handling of the JonBenet Ramsey murder case that transfixed a nation two decades ago. Mark Beckner gave a lengthy interview on Reddit this week revisiting the case and plainly detailing mistakes he felt the police made in the…

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    Remembering the first World Trade Center attack 22 years later (21 photos)

    It was a snowy Friday morning 22 years ago today when terrorists detonated a truck bomb in the parking garage of the World Trade Center's North Tower on Feb. 26, 1993. Six people were killed and more than 1,000 injured in the first attack at New York City's landmark "Twin Towers." Four of the six…

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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…

    AFP
  • 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
  • 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