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  • Teacher Invited 2 Students to Her Home for Sex: Cops

    Laura Rich, 38, was arrested Friday and charged with sexual assault by a teacher in Georgia.

    Inside Edition
  • Three hurt in US school shooting after teen suspect kills father

    A teenage gunman, who injured three people at a South Carolina elementary school before being arrested, carried out the attack after killing his father, local officials said. The teen, whom the authorities did not identify, shot two boys -- one in the leg, the other in the foot -- as well as a…

    AFP
  • New Philippine Leader Wants to Boot U.S. Commandos as ISIS Seeks a Foothold

    U.S. Special Forces helped Manila weaken a virulent Islamist insurgency. But Duterte is talking about pushing out the Americans as fears rise over the Islamic State.

    Foreign Policy Magazine
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    DA: Fmr. Pa. teacher had inappropriate relationship with student

    A former Berks County teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Taliban leaders watched U.S. presidential debate, blast 'non-serious' Trump

    By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Taliban leaders followed the U.S. presidential debate closely but heard nothing on Afghanistan, a spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that they were not impressed by Republican candidate Donald Trump, whom they considered "non-serious". The leaders…

    Reuters
  • Supreme Court takes eight new cases, no action on Redskins’ appeal

    On Thursday morning, the United States Supreme Court said it would accept eight new cases for its 2016 term, which starts next week. For now, it didn't act on an appeal from the Washington Redskins football team about a trademark ruling.

    National Constitution Center
  • Pope Francis to visit Colombia in first quarter of 2017: president

    Pope Francis will visit Colombia in the first quarter of next year, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, days after signing a peace deal with Marxist rebels which the pontiff has actively backed. Santos and the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, rebels signed a…

    Reuters
  • Mercedes Is STILL Running "Self-Driving Car" Ads For The NOT Self-Driving E-Class

    These ads need to be pulled before Mercedes gets its own Joshua Brown.

    The Drive
  • Teen kills father, opens fire on South Carolina schoolyard: police

    A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him for police, authorities said on Wednesday. The suspect, whose name has not been…

    Reuters
  • Is a win for the 'ballot selfie' a win for free speech?

    Voters in New Hampshire can share photos of their ballots in this year’s general election, thanks to a federal appeals court ruling many are heralding as a victory for free speech. The court ruled Wednesday that the ban did not serve a compelling state interest to guard against voter fraud and…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own

    TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology.

    Associated Press
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    Police shoot and kill a man in El Cajon, Calif. (9 photos)

    A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a “shooting stance,” authorities said. One of the officers tried and failed to subdue Alfred Olango with a stun…

    Yahoo News Photo
  • Paris finally bows to the importance of Oscar Wilde

    It has taken more than a century, but France is finally paying fulsome tribute to Oscar Wilde, the writer who died penniless in a fleapit Paris hotel saying, "My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. Wilde fled to Paris in 1897 after being hounded out of England having served two years…

    AFP
  • Obama administration rolls out rules on paid sick leave, pay data

    The Obama administration on Thursday finalized rules requiring federal contractors to provide paid sick leave to employees and expanding the type of data employers must provide on their pay practices. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez told reporters in a phone call that the sick leave rule would…

    Reuters
  • Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Highlander

    For 2017, Toyota's popular midsize, Highlander 3-row crossover SUV gets a substantial refresh that is sure to keep it on the shopping lists of American families. Headlining the list of changes, Toyota installs a long list of driver-assistive and collision-avoidance safety technologies as standard…

    J.D. Power and Associates
  • UNICEF says 75,000 children could die in Nigeria hunger crisis

    Famine-like conditions in the former stronghold of Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria could kill 75,000 children over the next year if they do not receive aid, the United Nations children's agency said on Thursday. "The 75,000 is from the three states – Borno, Yobe and Adamawa," said UNICEF…

    Reuters
  • Commerzbank to cut 9,600 jobs by 2020

    Germany's second largest lender Commerzbank said on Thursday it plans to cut 9,600 jobs, nearly a fifth of its workforce, by 2020 and withhold dividends to pay for a 1.1-billion-euro restructuring. Like other German banks, Commerzbank is fighting headwinds from low interest rates in the eurozone,…

    AFP