• Miss Honduras shot dead 'after fleeing sister's boyfriend'

    Miss Honduras was fatally shot as she tried to escape her sister's jealous boyfriend, police and reports said, hours after the siblings were found dead beside a river. Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, who had been due to fly to London to compete in the Miss World beauty pageant, disappeared with her sister…

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  • Man charged in wife's death planned fatal hike

    DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not explain to investigators why he had a park map with an "X'' drawn at the spot where she fell.

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  • Oklahoma police officer charged with raping women while on duty

    By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting 13 women while on duty will face trial for 35 felony counts including rape and sexual assault, court officials said on Wednesday. If convicted, Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, could face life in prison.…

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    Milwaukee man allegedly rapes 101-year-old woman, smiles at cameras in court

    A 20-year-old Milwaukee man accused of raping a 101-year-old woman in her home back in September walked into court smiling at the cameras.

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  • Alumnus shot dead after wounding three at Florida State University

    By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and carrying extra ammunition in his pockets, a Florida State University graduate opened fire early on Thursday at his alma mater's main library, wounding two students and an employee as hundreds were studying for…

    Reuters
  • Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

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  • Right-to-die advocate's video out after death

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly three weeks after her death, on what would have been her 30th birthday, Brittany Maynard returned to the national spotlight on Wednesday in a video in which she urges states to pass laws allowing terminally ill people to end their lives on their own terms.

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  • The Disgusting Prank That Happened to Jennifer Lawrence on Set of 'Hunger Games'

    After a run like the cast of "Hunger Games" has had, you tend to get close -- like brothers and sisters.In fact, Jennifer Lawrence said pranks are a constant on set.

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  • Saudi beheads killer who donned women's clothes

    Saudi Arabia executed on Wednesday a man who donned women's clothing in a bid to escape after shooting dead a soldier and police officer, state media said. Salih bin Yateem bin Salih al-Qarni was beheaded in the southwestern city of Abha, the official Saudi Press Agency said. Qarni was intially…

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    Photos of the day - November 19, 2014 (27 photos)

    An ice crust builds up on a warning sign that reads 'Caution Ice' on the Brocken mountain peak near Schierke, Germany, Ayanna Williams displays her 23 inch (58 centimeter) nails at a book launch in London and people stand in front of an electronic board are reflected in a polished stone surface…

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  • Republicans Appoint Obama's Next Pain in the Butt

    Members of the Obama administration, say hello to your new Republican interrogator, Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah.

    The Atlantic
  • Man charged in NYC subway shove held without bail

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of shoving a stranger in front of a New York City subway train, killing him, has appeared before a judge who ordered him held without bail.

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    Snowstorm pummels Buffalo: Incredible scenes captured in photos, time-lapse video

    Residents have been sharing incredible photos and videos of snowdrifts, snow squalls and snow walls.

    Yahoo News
  • Texas woman sues family after her dogs kill neighbor's pet beagle

    By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - The owner of three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix is seeking up to $1 million in damages after her dogs entered the Houston-area property of her neighbor and fatally attacked her neighbor's 10-year-old beagle. Emerald White said she was trying to retrieve her four…

    Reuters
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Preventing Lethal Rupture

    When doctors hear people talk about abdominal aortic aneurysms as "ticking time bombs," they tend to grow a bit weary. In reality, they say, many patients diagnosed with a small, slow-growing AAA can be safely monitored for years. And if repair is needed, elective surgery is available.

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  • Groupon has massive sales planned for Black Friday – here’s everything you need to know

    Our Black Friday 2014 hub is filling up fast, but not every huge sale we detail for Black Friday this year requires you to brave the frigid cold and battle crowds to take advantage of deep discounts. A number of online retailers are also offering big sales for Black Friday this year, and Groupon is…

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  • France identifies second national in IS execution video

    France on Wednesday identified a second national who appeared unmasked in a grisly Islamic State execution video and announced it was sending more jets to the region to step up air strikes. He said French aircraft in Iraq had pummelled trenches used by IS fighters around the northern Iraqi city of…

    AFP