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  • A Hillary Clinton Email the State Department Couldn't Find

    Hillary Clinton supporters have defended her use of a private email account to conduct official State Department business by arguing that she emailed colleagues at their government addresses, ensuring that a copy of the correspondence would be retained on government servers and available to…

    The Atlantic52 mins ago
  • Two mummified bodies spotted on Mexico's highest peak

    A team of Mexican climbers searching for a frozen body on the country's highest mountain stumbled on a second mummified cadaver during their expedition on Thursday. The 12 local civil protection mountaineers had embarked on their mission after climbers reported seeing a frozen skull 310 meters…

    AFP
  • Thousands stranded on Ky. Interstates for nearly 24 hours

    Larry Weas spent a cold night hunkered down in his car after getting caught in a logjam along a Interstate 65 in Kentucky. To conserve fuel during his 11-hour ordeal, he kept his car turned off for long stretches and scooped snow into a bucket to have something to drink. A stranded couple gave him…

    Associated Press
  • Remains of two fetuses found in ceiling of Indiana funeral home

    By Tracy Rucinski GARY, Ind. (Reuters) - Gary, Indiana, authorities on Thursday were investigating the origin of two fetuses that were briefly hidden in the rafters of a funeral home morgue. One of the fetuses bore a tag from Methodist Hospital that identified it as male, the funeral home said. The…

    Reuters
  • Russia's exclusion from SWIFT last resort: Poland

    Excluding Russia from the SWIFT banking system would be a measure of last resort if the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the British and Polish foreign ministers said Friday. "When it comes to sanctions, SWIFT is the nuclear weapon. It is the last resort and we are all aware of that," Polish Foreign…

    AFP
  • No murder charge for 15-year-old girl in brother's slaying

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old north Florida girl who authorities say fatally shot her 16-year-old brother after years of abuse at home pleaded no contest on Thursday to felony burglary and will receive probation and counseling.

    Associated Press
  • 'Jihadi John' link deepens security unease in Kuwait

    By Noah Browning KUWAIT (Reuters) - Reports that Islamic State's most notorious executioner was born on their soil have stirred deep unease among Kuwaitis about the vulnerability of their country to wars in nearby Iraq and Syria in which some of their Arab allies have become combatants. People…

    Reuters44 mins ago
  • Dog stable after being shot, tied to Florida train tracks

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive Thursday after being found by police.

    Associated Press
  • Boko Haram fighters mass in Gwoza, several residents killed

    Boko Haram militants have been amassing in the northeast Nigeria town of Gwoza, believed to be the group's headquarters, killing residents who were unable to flee, a senator and witnesses said Thursday. A female resident who fled Gwoza on Tuesday and requested anonymity said the insurgents rounded…

    AFP
  • Florida man drove dead body to attorney's office: police

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida detectives are investigating the case of a man who drove to his lawyer's office with a dead body in the bed of his pickup truck, authorities said on Thursday. John Marshall, 52, said he shot his neighbor in self-defense during a scuffle involving…

    Reuters
  • UN condemns 'war crime' as IS bulldozes ancient Iraq city

    The United Nations condemned as a "war crime" Friday the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud, the jihadists' latest demolition of Iraqi cultural treasures. After rampaging through Mosul's museum with sledgehammers and torching its library last month, IS "bulldozed" the…

    AFP20 mins ago
  • Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

    By Lincoln Feast and Eveline Danubrata SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after a smiling Indonesian police chief was photographed posing with the men, officials said on…

    Reuters
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    Delta plane skids off runway in snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia (20 photos)

    A commercial airplane skidded off the runway and crashed into a fence while landing at LaGuardia Airport during a snowstorm Thursday morning in New York. Passengers aboard Delta Flight 1086, which was touching down after a flight from Atlanta, were evacuated by sliding down inflated shoots, Reuters…

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  • Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.

    Associated Press
  • The Conservative Case Against Enforcing Immigration Law

    It's hard not to see that the anti-immigration wing of the Republican Party is ascendant right now. GOP leaders in Congress have spent the last two months trying—and failing—to roll back protections for millions of undocumented immigrants, children included. Yet with conservatives still reeling…

    The Atlantic
  • Saudi executions set 'unprecedented' pace

    Saudi Arabia has beheaded dozens of convicts, including foreign drug traffickers, since the start of the year in what Amnesty International calls an unprecedented pace of executions.

    AFP
  • When in Paris: Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto go platinum

    PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks.

    Associated Press
  • Jodi Arias Trial: Judge Declares Mistrial After Hung Jury

    The punishment comes after a second jury considered Jodi Arias' case. She was found guilty of first degree murder in May 2013 by the first jury.

    ABC News