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  • Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing.

    Associated Press
  • 'Star Wars' Producers Charged Over Harrison Ford Accident

    LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.

    Associated Press
  • Teen's Heart Aches For Young Cousin In Midst Of Melodrama

    DEAR ABBY: I am 18 and in my sophomore year of college. A month ago, my family went through some major hardships. It came out that "Uncle Mark" has been cheating on my aunt for years and is moving his mistress to our area. They have two children, a son in elementary school and a daughter, "Dana,"…

    Dear Abby
  • Russia sends brand new cruise missile ship to Syria: report

    Russia has dispatched a new ship armed with cruise missiles to the Mediterranean, the navy announced Saturday, as reports said it is bound for Syria. The Zelyony Dol, a patrol ship armed with Kalibr cruise missiles that only joined the Black Sea fleet in December, departed for the Mediterranean,…

    AFP
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    8 risky foods that can make you sick (8 photos)

    With Valentine’s Day nearly here, aphrodisiacs are on the menu. But while everyone knows that raw oysters present the risk of food poisoning, there are plenty of other seemingly benign foods that can make you sick.  Symptoms of foodborne illnesses include cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and…

    Gail Johnson
  • 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
  • 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
  • What happens if Donald Trump wins big in South Carolina?

    Donald Trump is rolling along and gaining momentum. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) of Texas is a fairly distant second at 19.6 percent, with Sen. Marco Rubio (R) of Florida is third at 14.6. There hasn’t been a lot of polling in the Palmetto State but these results are consistent with polls conducted prior to…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Two teen girls killed at Arizona school in murder-suicide

    Two teenage girls died Friday at a high school in Arizona in what police called a murder-suicide. The 15-year-olds, described as close friends and in a relationship, were found lying next to each other under a covered patio near the cafeteria at Independence High School, near Phoenix, police said…

    AFP
  • Rihanna hits the runway _ this time, as designer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines.

    Associated Press
  • High School Students Surprise Teacher With His First Birthday Cake In 10 Years

    Students at Burleson High School in Texas threw Simpler a surprise birthday party after he told them he hadn't had a birthday cake in a decade.

    Inside Edition
  • Nevada will move all solar customers to new rates

    (Reuters) - Nevada's utility regulator voted unanimously on Friday to require households with solar panels to move to a new, less generous rate structure, angering supporters who said existing solar owners should be able to preserve their previous rates. The new rates will be phased in over 12…

    Reuters
  • Turkish media say Saudi Arabia, Turkey may strike in Syria

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkish media reported Saturday.

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  • IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Got My First VD on Valentine's Day

    I spent my last Valentine's Day with my first primary genital herpes outbreak — technically, HSV-2. I almost wrote "suffering" there instead of "spent," but I'm not writing this for a pity party; I'm writing it so everyone can celebrate the fact that about a fifth of the population of the US has ...

    xoJane
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    7 fast food salads that are anything but healthy (8 photos)

    Health conscious, nutrition savvy, superfood fanatics rejoiced this month when McDonald’s announced a few new additions to its salad menu. Among the attention grabbing ingredients: kale! Yes, McDonald’s satisfies all of our nutrition needs with it’s new kale-based Caesar salad…or does it?  At the…

    Caleigh Rykiss
  • Exclusive: Oregon occupiers warn authorities of booby traps at refuge

    Armed protesters who ended their 41-day standoff on Thursday at a wildlife refuge in Oregon told federal authorities they left behind booby traps but did not say whether the trip wires and other devices would trigger explosions, a law enforcement official told Reuters. "They spoke to us about booby…

    Reuters
  • Russia decries 'new Cold War' as East-West tensions cloud talks

    The world has plunged into a "new Cold War", the Russian premier said Saturday, as East-West tensions over Syria and Ukraine dominated a gathering of world leaders in Germany. US Secretary of State John Kerry told the Munich Security Conference that Russia must stop targeting moderate rebels in…

    AFP