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  • '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.

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  • Monty Williams' Wife Has Died From Injuries Sustained In A Car Crash

    Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, died after car crash.

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  • Parenting At Ex's House Is An Issue For New Wife

    DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced father who has recently remarried. I have parenting time with my children one weeknight and every other weekend. My children have told me that during the week they prefer doing their homework at their mother's home. They say that by the time I pick them up, prepare dinner…

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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
  • Teen who killed 5 family members to be sentenced as juvenile

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psychologically…

    Associated Press
  • Tiny spider takes on deadly brown snake and wins

    Size doesn't matter in Australia, apparently, as witnessed in what appears to be a tremendous upset in a battle between a spider and a venomous snake. Farmer Patrick Lees captured this image of a deadly brown snake caught up in the web of a daddy long legs. A surprising feat, considering the spider…

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  • La Nina expected in next months for the first time since 2012

    By Chris Prentice NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even as the El Nino weather phenomenon continues to impact global temperatures and crops, its counterpart La Nina is increasingly expected to emerge in the coming months for the first time in four years. The return of La Nina, Spanish for "the girl" and…

    Reuters
  • Russia PM warns foreign offensive in Syria could spark 'world war'

    Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Thursday that if Arab forces entered the Syrian war they could spark a "new world war" and urged ceasefire talks instead.

    AFP
  • Doctor Performs Surgery on Wrong Newborn Baby

    A doctor mistakenly performed tongue-clipping surgery on Nate Melton, leaving his parents devastated.

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  • Peyton Manning has a little fun with little brother Eli

    NEW YORK (AP) — Peyton Manning had a little fun with little brother Eli's sad face at the Super Bowl during an appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show."

    Associated Press
  • Best Friend Is Ready For More Than A Simple Kiss Goodnight

    DEAR ABBY: "Roger" and I have been seeing each other for two years. (We are both 50.) He is very handsome. We go to movies, ride our bikes together, work out at the gym and attend other events. He calls me every night, sends emails during the day -- even calls me when he's on a break from work. He…

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  • Seoul cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Korea

    PAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between…

    Associated Press
  • How Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Your Lungs? Here's Why the Answer Is so Conflicting

    Does marijuana smoke have the same effect as tobacco on your precious lungs?

    Mic
  • Police: Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself

    COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and one of their sons, and then set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before killing himself, according to authorities who said Thursday they're baffled by the veteran cop's actions.

    Associated Press
  • CCTV Shows Moment That Delivery Driver Appears To Drop Off Phone Before ‘Stealing’ It

    An angry iPhone customer has revealed CCTV footage he claims shows a delivery driver pretending to drop off his new smartphone – before stealing it. Bradley Stocker, 39, was puzzled when he received a message from courier company DPD informing him that his iPhone had been delivered - despite no one…

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    Time-Warp Town - China’s Last Remaining Maoist Village (10 photos)

    The small town of Nanjie in China has no advertising, is decorated with images of communist leaders, has walls plastered in Maoist propaganda and is constantly serenaded with political songs and messages over tinny loudspeakers. It is known as China’s last remaining Maoist village - and visiting is…

    Matilda Long
  • AFP EXCLUSIVE: Assad vows to retake whole country, warns could 'take long time'

    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time," in an exclusive interview with AFP that comes as international pressure grows for a ceasefire. Speaking at his office in Damascus on Thursday, Assad said he supported peace talks, but…

    AFP
  • Young Couple Die Hugging During Devastating Taiwan Earthquake

    A young couple who died during the devastating Taiwan earthquake on New Year’s Eve were found in each other’s arms by rescuers. Tsai Meng-chia and his girlfriend Huang Ruo-hsin, both just 21, were found beneath the rubble of a residential building that collapsed during the magnitude 6.4 earthquake…

    Andy Wells