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  • When in Paris: Kim Kardashian goes platinum for Fashion Week

    PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks.

    Associated Press
  • Florida man drove dead body to attorney's office: police

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida detectives are investigating the case of a man who drove to his lawyer's office with a dead body in the bed of his pickup truck, authorities said on Thursday. John Marshall, 52, said he shot his neighbor in self-defense during a scuffle involving…

    Reuters
  • NATO, Russia exchange barbs reminiscent of Cold War days

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — NATO and Russia exchanged heated language reminiscent of Cold War days on Thursday with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide.

    Associated Press
  • Boy, three, shoots 18-month-old brother in Tennessee

    A 3-year-old boy shot his 18-month-old brother in the head in rural Tennessee and investigators are trying to determine how he gained access to the handgun, authorities said. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves said the younger boy was struck by a bullet fired from a .25-caliber pistol on Tuesday…

    Reuters
  • Dog's leg amputated after being shot, tied to train tracks

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive after her leg was amputated Thursday.

    Associated Press
  • Nail Polish Triggers Brawl Between Manicurist and Customer

    Authorities were investigating a recent fist fight that allegedly began when the owner of a California salon refused to paint the nails of her customer`s 1-year-old child due to the girl`s age and ended with an arrest.

    Tribune
  • Jodi Arias Trial: Judge Declares Mistrial After Hung Jury

    The punishment comes after a second jury considered Jodi Arias' case. She was found guilty of first degree murder in May 2013 by the first jury.

    ABC News
  • 2016 Best Graduate Schools Preview: Top 10 Engineering Schools

    Thinking about applying to graduate school? Whether you're interested in pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, or attending law school or business school, there are some big decisions to make. To help students find the right school for them, U.S. News & World Report surveys nearly 1,900…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Pre-teen who called out Obama gets kicked off Facebook

    Pearson, under Facebook’s minimum age requirement of 13, was upset to find out that he was locked out of his account. After failing to get into his personal page, he created a new one, according to a Fox News blog post. “Due to the fact that approximately 7.5 million kids (under the age of 13) log…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Friend of California teen slain 12 years ago charged with her murder

    The onetime friend of a 15-year-old Los Angeles girl who was abducted, raped and beaten to death has been charged with her murder more than 12 years later in a case authorities describe as a gang-related retaliation killing. Rosemary Chavira, 27, was arrested on Friday near her home in Lancaster,…

    Reuters
  • Remains of two fetuses found in ceiling of Indiana funeral home

    By Tracy Rucinski GARY, Ind. (Reuters) - Gary, Indiana, authorities on Thursday were investigating the origin of two fetuses that were briefly hidden in the rafters of a funeral home morgue. One of the fetuses bore a tag from Methodist Hospital that identified it as male, the funeral home said. The…

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  • Couple plead not guilty to locking up kids 22 hours a day

    JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — A husband and wife accused of making three of their adopted children virtual prisoners inside their home pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a case that began after prosecutors say two girls crashed the family van while trying to make their escape.

    Associated Press
  • Australia floats prisoner swap to save Indonesia pair

    Australia on Thursday suggested a prisoner swap with Indonesia in an 11th hour bid to save two drug smugglers facing execution, while voicing "deep concern" about Jakarta's international reputation if they are killed. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine"…

    AFP
  • Russia denies US claim of 'thousands' of troops in Ukraine

    Russian officials on Thursday dismissed a claim by the United States that Moscow has sent "thousands" of troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. "These figures, which are plucked out of the air, of course demoralise and disorientate the international community," foreign…

    AFP
  • Children snatched from home found safe, Amber Alert canceled

    A deputy is credited with helping locate the children, and now one of the suspects is in custody.

    KTRK – Houston
  • Arctic Sea Ice 'Thinning Dramatically,' Study Finds

    Arctic sea ice — the ice that freezes and floats on Arctic waters — is thinning at a steadier and faster rate than researchers previously thought, a new study finds. Using modern and historic measurements, the researchers got an extensive view of how the thickness of Arctic sea ice has changed over…

    LiveScience.com
  • Fight over handicap parking spot sends elderly woman to hospital

    The woman argued with police that it wasn't her fault the elderly woman bounced off her big chest before she was arrested on battery charges.

    KTRK – Houston