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  • Kate Hudson reveals derriere at Versace, Portman hits Dior

    PARIS (AP) — At Paris' high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story.

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  • Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.

    Associated Press
  • Bodies, Vehicle Found in Georgia Search for Missing Craigslist Car Couple

    A suspect has turned himself in to authorities investigating the disappearance of a Georgia couple who vanished last week while going to meet someone to buy a vintage car

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  • Texas teen charged with drowning two-month-old baby girl

    A 14-year-old Dallas girl was charged with capital murder for drowning a 2-month-old girl on Monday, police said. Investigators initially believed the infant and the teenager were related but later said the suspect is the daughter of a family friend, who had been caring for the baby while the…

    Reuters
  • Cops: Ex-Fox producer kills himself outside NYC headquarters

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.

    Associated Press
  • Denver police shoot, kill young woman who struck officer with car

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A young woman suspected of driving a stolen car filled with teenage passengers was shot dead by Denver police on Monday after she struck an officer with the vehicle as he approached on foot, authorities said. Denver Police Chief Robert White told reporters that…

    Reuters
  • Democrats accuse GOP of breaking promises on Benghazi panel

    Democrats on the special House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks have accused Republicans of conducting the committee’s work without them and withholding information that would undermine the credibility of the panel itself, according to three letters obtained by Yahoo News.

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  • Wave Power Could Supply Half the U.S. With Cheap Electricity—Here’s Why It’s Not

    The unrelenting sea, with its perpetual ebb and flow remains one of the world’s largest untapped sources of renewable energy. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) estimates the potential wave energy resource along the United States’ coastline at 1,170 terawatt-hours per year. Wave energy…

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    Church of England consecrates first woman bishop (22 photos)

    The Church of England consecrated its first woman bishop on Monday, the culmination of years of efforts by Church modernizers to overcome opposition from traditionalists - one of whom briefly shouted a protest during the service. More than two decades after the Church allowed women to become…

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  • Court papers: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives she cut the children's throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband, a prosecutor said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Sixth body found after fire at Maryland waterfront mansion

    (Reuters) - A sixth body was recovered on Monday from the rubble of a waterfront Maryland mansion destroyed by fire a week ago, and all the victims are believed to have been found, officials said. "All occupants are believed to be accounted for," the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said in a…

    Reuters
  • Get a Affordable-Off-Roader/Truck Under $5k

    The suv has held the crown of ultimate affordable off-road truck. You spend 10% of your life in a car, have more fun doing it.

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  • Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security — and a growing threat from the sky.

    Associated Press
  • Washington state mother accused of slashing throats of her three children

    A Washington state mother is facing attempted murder charges after she slashed the throats of her 6-month-old twins and their toddler older sibling, all of whom were expected to survive, Olympia police said on Monday. The mother, 28-year-old Christina Booth, told police in an emergency call on…

    Reuters
  • Carrier apparently confirms both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

    It’s no secret that Samsung will launch its sixth-generation Galaxy S model in the coming months, and it’s not likely the company will call it anything but the Galaxy S6. However, reports have constantly claimed that Samsung will have two distinct Galaxy S6 models in stores this year, including a…

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    Girl dies after being found hanging from security bars at Fresno County home

    A 4-year-old girl is dead after family members say she tried to climb out a window with security bars on Sunday.

    KFSN – Fresno
  • Five big myths about Samuel Adams in the History Channel series

    American TV viewers got to see part one of the History Channel's mini-series about Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty on Sunday night, and true to its word, the series was more fiction than fact.

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    Photos of the day - January 26, 2015 (33 photos)

    Cambodian Nget Khun, convicted resident of squatter areas in Boeung Kak's lakeside, cries at a police van window at the appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a woman takes a selfie with a seal in a water tunnel at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station…

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