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  • Highway Patrol Error Results In Hellish Roadside Experience For Classic Car Owner

    Now, the couple, Robin and Beverly Bruins, have filed suit against the troopers and the Nevada Highway Patrol. “No, you can’t have anything you brought with you,” Robin says he was told.

    The Daily Caller
  • Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over. The bombings raised fears of a renewed wave of attacks against vulnerable targets in urban centres, as troops from Nigeria,…

    AFP
  • Prince William strikes a friendly contrast to Japan's prince

    TOKYO (AP) — Britain's Prince William, on his second day of his four-day trip to Japan, is having tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable.

    Associated Press
  • British media unmask killer 'Jihadi John' with first schoolboy photograph

    The "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos was unmasked publicly for the first time on Friday by British media which published a photograph showing Mohammed Emwazi as a smiling schoolboy. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was…

    Reuters
  • 8th Grade Teacher Collapses, Dies At School

    An 8th grade Chicago Public School teacher passed out, possibly suffering a heart attack in class and died a short time later Tuesday.

    WGN - Chicago
  • Saudi Arabia beheads Indian axe murderer, Pakistani

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded an Indian axe murderer and a Pakistani heroin trafficker, bringing to 34 the number of death sentences carried out this year. Vijay Kumar Saleem, of India, was convicted of killing a Yemeni by striking him in the head with the axe, an interior ministry statement…

    AFP
  • California couple, married 67 years, die holding hands

    (Reuters) - A California couple, married 67 years, died hours apart while holding hands this month, their daughter said on Thursday. Floyd Hartwig, 90, and wife Violet, 89, died on Feb. 11 in their home in Easton, California, outside Fresno, their family said. The couple had known each other since…

    Reuters
  • Stiff sentence sought for Chicago woman in immigration case

    DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn't tell immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel, including one that killed two college students at a supermarket.

    Associated Press
  • Hot Mic: Democratic Whip Calls Republican Majority Leader ‘Coward’ During DHS Debate

    Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, and McCarthy, a Republican from California, were hammering out a schedule to vote on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks. “Mr. Leader, we have been now, you’re correct, six weeks leaving the Department of Homeland Security twisting in the…

    The Daily Caller
  • Boko Haram attacks force Canadian withdrawal in Niger

    Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. The troops had been posted to the town of Diffa, where the government of Niger…

    AFP
  • Eating an Elephant

    A Zimbabwean game farm owner who has pledged two elephants, two buffalo, two sable antelopes and five impalas for a giant barbeque at Robert Mugabe’s birthday party this weekend has said the donation is just “a drop in the ocean” considering his debt to the 91-year-old leader. The Telegraph piles…

    The Atlantic
  • Here are the Apple Watch’s first magazine ads

    With the Apple Watch launch coming in April, now is the time for the company to start turning up its ad campaign for the new device. Ad Age has snagged some pictures of the first Apple Watch magazine ads that are slated to appear in the March Issue of Vogue and they not surprisingly take a…

    BGR News
  • Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp

    US pop princess Katy Perry said Thursday she was full of emotion as she visited Auschwitz, the infamous World War II-era Nazi German death camp in southern Poland that has come to symbolise the Holocaust. Fresh from her highly publicised US Super Bowl half-time show, the 30-year-old singer is…

    AFP
  • 'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

    By Michael Holden and Mark Hosenball LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family who was known to the security services. The…

    Reuters
  • 3-year-old Brooklyn boy's aunt arrested in his death

    Ethan Ali died from multiple blunt impact injuries and was found unconscious at his family's Brownsville home.

    WABC – NY
  • A Look Inside the Mistakes in JonBenet Ramsey Investigation Noted by Former Police Chief

    The former Boulder police chief said mistakes were made in the initial handling of the JonBenet Ramsey murder case that transfixed a nation two decades ago. Mark Beckner gave a lengthy interview on Reddit this week revisiting the case and plainly detailing mistakes he felt the police made in the…

    ABC News
  • US-led strikes on IS after group seizes 220 Christians

    The US-led coalition has carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, where the jihadists have launched a new offensive and kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians. The raids on Thursday struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr in Hasakeh province, the Syrian Observatory…

    AFP