• 20 nations join major military manoeuvre in Saudi

    Armed forces from around 20 countries were gathering in northern Saudi Arabia Sunday for "the most important" military manoeuvre ever staged in the region, the official news agency SPA reported. The "Thunder of the North" exercise involving ground, air, and naval forces sends a "clear message" that…

    AFP
  • Newlyweds Who Took Things Slow Love Their Life Together

    DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old male who reads your column regularly. I usually see people asking for advice about their concerns, so I figured I would send you something different.My wife and I have been married three months now, after living together for a year. Prior to that, we dated exclusively…

    Dear Abby
  • Daddy Blog: A Warning For All Dads of Girls

    I’m a dad of two: one girl and one boy. Both barely more than babies - she’s two, he’s one (yes, we’ve got our hands full; yes we did know what we were doing) - so I’m no expert by any means. But there are a few things I’d like to share on the subject of raising a daughter.

    Fairy Mums Tips and Tales
  • Navy considers electric gun for a Zumwalt-class destroyer

    BATH, Maine (AP) — Development of a futuristic weapon depicted in video games and science fiction is going well enough that a Navy admiral wants to skip an at-sea prototype in favor of installing an operational unit aboard a destroyer planned to go into service in 2018.

    Associated Press
  • Oregon Man Expected to Survive Wood Chipper Accident

    An Oregon man is expected to survive being pulled head-first into a wood chipper thanks to his helmet and his foot catching a safety bar

    ABC News
  • N.Y. man arrested in fatal stabbing of homeless mother, children

    Michael Sykes, 23, of Brooklyn, was charged with three counts of first degree murder, as well as robbery, the NYPD said in a statement on Saturday night. Rebecca Cutler, 26, and her three children ages 2, 1 and 4 months, were all found stabbed on Wednesday at a Ramada Inn on Staten Island, where…

    Reuters
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    Woman's throat slashed in Frankford bar fight

    Police say someone slashed a woman's throat during a bar fight in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

    WABC – NY
  • Saudi deploys jets in Turkey for anti-IS fight

    Saudi Arabia has deployed warplanes to a Turkish airbase in order to "intensify" its operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, a senior Saudi defence official has said. "The Saudi kingdom now has a presence at Incirlik airbase in Turkey," brigadier general Ahmed al-Assiri was quoted as…

    AFP
  • Gay Teacher Fired From Job After His Sex Tape Was Posted Online

    "I was a good and dedicated teacher, who, as the result of a hate crime, lost my job and possibly ended my career."

    Mic
  • Boston Bombing Survivor Marries College Sweetheart After Split From First Husband

    Rebekah Gregory, who lost a leg in the attack, has found love again with Chris Varney.

    Inside Edition
  • 94-year-old Navajo Code Talker's home gets major facelift

    TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair is settling back in thanks to some extensive renovations done by volunteers.

    Associated Press
  • Madonna’s Son Rocco Caught Smoking ‘Suspicious Looking Cigarette’ On London’s South Bank

    There’s now undoubtedly even more drama in the Ciccone-Ritchie clan this morning - after pictures emerged of Madonna’s eldest son Rocco smoking what those over a certain age call ‘a suspicious-looking cigarette’. The Sun’s gone and published some more snaps of the youngster hanging around London’s…

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  • Mom Who Did Nothing as Girl Was Beaten to Death Gets Prison

    A mother accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison

    ABC News
  • Oklahoma hit by its third-strongest earthquake ever: USGS

    (Reuters) - Oklahoma was struck by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on Saturday morning, the third-strongest quake ever recorded in the state, which has experienced a surge in seismic activity in recent years, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake at 11:07 a.m. local time (1707 GMT) was followed…

    Reuters
  • Australian shepherd wins agility at Westminster

    NEW YORK (AP) — A high-leaping Australian shepherd named Holster scrambled and sprang to take the Westminster Kennel Club agility title Saturday, seeming undaunted by anything the obstacle course could throw at him.

    Associated Press
  • Saudi says it intercepted Scud missile from Yemen

    Saudi Arabia intercepted a Scud missile fired towards the kingdom by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen, the Riyadh-led coalition fighting the insurgents has said. The official Saudi SPA news agency said the missile was destroyed by the kingdom's air defences at around 2145 (1845 GMT) on Saturday, around…

    AFP
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    The New York Times - Fact Check: South Carolina G.O.P. Debate

    From The New York Times: The New York Times checks assertions from the Republican candidates during Saturday’s debate in Greenville, S.C.. Watch the original video on Times Video: http://nyti.ms/20wbBmU

    New York Times