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  • Video Exonerates Man Set Up By Louisiana Cops And Prosecutors

    If not for cell phone video, 47-year-old disabled veteran Douglas Dendinger could be going to prison — because of an apparent coordinated effort by Washington Parish, La. cops and prosecutors who falsely accused him of battery and witness intimidation. As New Orleans’ WWL reports, Dendinger’s…

    The Daily Caller
  • N. Korea vows 'merciless strikes' as US-S. Korea drills begin

    North Korea on Monday fired missiles into the sea and vowed to carry out "merciless strikes" against the US and South Korea, as the allies launched annual large-scale joint military drills. South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the North had fired two short-range missiles into the East Sea…

    AFP
  • Ronda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion.

    Associated Press
  • Police: Woman run over by man's truck dies

    An argument outside a Philadelphia bar between a man and a woman has ended with one person dead.

    WPVI – Philadelphia
  • Pickup truck goes into frozen river; dead dog found inside

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A pickup truck went through the ice on a river early Sunday, and police found a dead dog but no people inside.

    Associated Press
  • AP Essay: 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmasked

    LONDON (AP) — As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate.

    Associated Press
  • Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market.

    Associated Press
  • Suspect surrenders in fatal Los Angeles street race crash

    (Reuters) - A driver has surrendered to police and faces murder charges after fleeing the scene of an illegal street race near Los Angeles, where two died after he lost control of his sports car and plowed into a crowd, police said on Sunday. Henry Gevorgyan, 21, turned himself in late on Saturday…

    Reuters
  • Nadal grabs slice of history with Argentina win

    Rafael Nadal beat Juan Monaco on Sunday to win the Argentina Open, claiming his first title since Roland Garros last year and nabbing a slice of tennis history as well. Nadal's 6-4, 6-1 victory gave him the 46th claycourt title of his career, tying him with Guillermo Vilas for the most titles on…

    AFP
  • Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

    DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.

    Associated Press
  • Families affected by fatal DUI crash in Northeast Fresno receiving help

    Family members of victims hurt and killed in a drunk driving crash in Northeast Fresno are starting to raise money for their loved ones.

    KFSN – Fresno
  • Here come the jobs, finally

    Trevor Parkes has been through the tunnel called unemployment in post-recession America and come out the other side.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • White Privilege Is Real, and Now There’s Research to Prove it

    Thursday marked the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s untimely death at the hands of self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. The incident continues to stoke the debate around race relations in America, reopening wounds and splitting the nation along color lines. “When Trayvon…

    Takepart.com
  • 'Jihadi John' relatives under watch in Kuwait

    Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said on Sunday. A number of relatives of Mohammed Emwazi, named as the militant who has beheaded at least five Western…

    AFP
  • Coroner: Man in wife's Christmas Eve ax slaying killed self

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of killing his wife with an ax on Christmas Eve was pronounced dead after a suicide attempt left him brain-dead, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • North Korea, angered by drills, fires short-range missiles off coast

    North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, a South Korean military official said, a move seen as a protest against annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States that were due to start hours later. The firing came on the day when the U.S.-South…

    Reuters
  • CCTV shows Syria-bound UK girls at Istanbul bus station: reports

    Security footage appears to show three British girls, believed to be heading for Syria to join Islamic State (IS) militants, waiting at a bus station in Istanbul before travelling to a Turkish town on the Syrian border, media reported Sunday. Close friends Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-olds…

    AFP