• UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

    LONDON (AP) — Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

    A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed 11…

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  • A Thousand Points of Hate: Couple Plans Massive Series of Anti-Gay Marriage Billboards

    Some highway billboards are the same wherever you go across this great land of ours: McDonald's, Target, Walmart. Some are particular to states, and those road-tripping through Oklahoma will likely see billboards directing them to visit online adult toy shops and to alert law enforcement about any…

    TakePart.com
  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

    Associated Press
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    Bin Laden Family Members Reportedly Killed in Plane Crash

    Members of Osama bin Laden`s family have reportedly died after a private plane crashed into a car auction lot in the United Kingdom.

    WGN - Chicago
  • Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

    By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home…

    Reuters
  • Fighter’s capture spells trouble for U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    A Syrian who embraced the U.S. cause and his military commander are captured by Al Qaeda sympathizers.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

    Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday. Mexico is enduring a nightmare of drug-related violence that has left more than 100,000 people dead and 22,000 missing since 2006, when the government deployed the…

    AFP
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    By Rich McKay ALPHARETTA, Ga., (Reuters) - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub. Brown's funeral at…

    Reuters
  • Hundreds of Destiny cheaters banned

    Bungie bans lots of offending Crucible players for manipulating network traffic.

    CNET
  • Jail Is Just Punishment For Dui Even Though No One Got Hurt

    DEAR ABBY: I am normally a law-abiding citizen. I was pulled over a half-block away from picking up my son and charged with DUI. I don't dispute the facts, but I didn't injure anyone. I had taken prescription meds (the meds did have warnings) in addition to having drunk three beers two hours…

    Dear Abby
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.

    Associated Press
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light…

    Associated Press
  • Here's what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killing

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.

    Associated Press
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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2015 (22 photos)

    An elderly Syrian refugee woman looks out through the doorway of her tent while boiling water, at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, a competitor dives during the international waterfall jumping competition in the old town of Jajce, 250 kms west…

    Yahoo News
  • Good Samaritan couple shot to death on Montana roadside

    The accused gunman, Jesus Deniz, 18, was scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Friday before a federal magistrate in Billings, north of the Crow Indian Reservation where the slain couple resided as members of the tribe. The gunman ordered the family to walk away from their vehicle, and…

    Reuters
  • Family feud in evidence at Bobbi Kristina funeral

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

    Associated Press