• Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

    Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations for a mass slaughter Friday, defying a growing chorus of protests.

    AFP
  • Hiker took cell phone photos of bear before fatal New Jersey mauling

    (Reuters) - A hiker who was mauled to death by a black bear in September took photos of the lumbering animal just before the fatal attack in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey, police said Wednesday. Authorities in West Milford have released the photos taken from the cell phone of Darsh…

    Reuters
  • Expectant mom struck by car dies; baby born alive

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pregnant woman sitting outside a drugstore died when an elderly driver trying to park jumped the curb and pinned her against the wall, police said.

    Associated Press
  • India 'raped' girls found hanging killed selves: investigators

    Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered as previously thought, federal investigators said Thursday.

    AFP
  • Search on for Missing Ohio State Football Player

    An Ohio State football player hasn't been seen since going out for a walk late Wednesday night and his family and friends are concerned that something may be wrong.

    ABC News
  • Tensions flare between Senate Democrats, White House

    By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration. In a…

    Reuters
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    Photos of the day - November 27, 2014 (23 photos)

    Gene Simmons of Kiss shows off his signature look for the cameras on a float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, sculptor Jiri Genzer of the Czech Republic carves an ice sculpture at the Disney Dreams Ice Festival in Antwerp and a spectator runs onto the pitch and takes a 'selfie' of himself…

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  • Amsterdam warns of dangerous drugs after 3 deaths

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Health authorities in Amsterdam are warning of dangerous drugs being sold to tourists after three British men died in the past month after snorting heroin they may have believed was cocaine.

    Associated Press
  • US shoppers go in for the kill on 'Black Friday'

    The traditionalists don't like it, but the "Black Friday" shopping frenzy is as much a part of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States as turkey and pumpkin pie. There was hardly time for the roast turkey and stuffing to settle when most shops opened there on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, for a…

    AFP
  • Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

    Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.

    Associated Press
  • Download $130 worth of awesome paid Android apps for free ahead of Black Friday

    Amazon isn’t only offering its customers countless special Black Friday 2014 online deals on physical goods right now, as the giant retailer has also put together a collection of 39 paid Android apps and games, a combined value of over $130, and is offering them all free of charge to Android users…

    BGR News
  • Shades of Ferguson: family of NY teen shot dead by cop wins lawsuit

    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Relatives of a Hispanic teen shot dead by a white New York police officer are headed back to court in January after winning a lawsuit in a case that could set the stage for the family of slain teenager Michael Brown. A day after a Missouri grand jury declined…

    Reuters
  • Australian batsman Hughes dies from head injury

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.

    Associated Press
  • Mitt Romney leads new poll. Three things that tells us

    Mitt Romney keeps showing up at the top of Republican presidential polls.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Wife awarded $530 million in record British divorce

    London (AFP) - The estranged wife of a London financier was awarded £337 million ($530 million, 425 million euros) on Thursday in one of the biggest divorce settlements seen in a British court.

    AFP
  • 2 NY children rescued from snowbank

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were inadvertently trapped for several hours in a Newburgh, New York, snow bank when a plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there, officials said.

    Associated Press
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    Who knew sharing a cup of coffee with a stranger would be this uplifting? Tell us your one ingredient for success.

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  • FBI arrests man in Texas suspected of being gang hit man

    By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The FBI arrested a 36-year-old San Antonio man on Wednesday accused of being a mob hit man who is suspected in at least three murders and believed to have given the order to have a Texas police officer killed, the FBI said. Ruben Reyes is accused of fatally…

    Reuters