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Sep 14 2016

George Zimmerman Takes the Stand in Road Rage Case

Apperson has said he did fire the gun at Zimmerman in May of 2015, but only after Zimmerman showed his weapon and threatened to kill Apperson as they drove side-by-side a...

Sep 14 2016

Airstrikes in northern Syria after US-Russia agreement

If the truce holds from Monday, Russia and the United States will begin seven days of preparatory work to set up a "joint implementation centre", where they will share ...

Sep 14 2016

'Dishonesty test not met' in case of Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey

A two-day hearing at the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in Edinburgh is examining the allegations. But in draft allegations which emerged last month, the nurse was...

Sep 14 2016

British-Pak beautician was raped before being strangled by ex-husband

But a fresh inquiry was ordered after her husband, Syed Mukhtar Kazam, publicly accused her family of murdering her in a so-called honour killing. After Shahid's husban...

Sep 14 2016

Michelle Obama debuts as Ellen DeGeneres' co-host

Over the course of the show, the First Lady opened up about what she and her family will miss most about the White House. "Talk about his ears", Obama says, "Here's one...

Sep 14 2016

California police in dramatic pursuit of driver in ‘stolen truck’

The company told ABC News that based on the vehicle's manifest, there were no explosives or hazardous materials on board. Though the GPS tracking mechanism was deactiva...

Sep 13 2016

Hillary Clinton's health re-emerges as issue in '16 campaign

Clinton's speech at a campaign rally earlier this month in Cleveland was interrupted by a coughing spell. Bardack said Clinton had an examination at her home in Cha...

Sep 13 2016

Washington Post details Trump Foundation donations to Palm Beach Police Foundation

The foundation later gave the same amount to the Palm Beach, Fla., Police Foundation. The Trump Foundation has also "been used for political purposes, which is against ...

Sep 13 2016

Boxer Manny Pacquiao backs Philippine President Duterte over bust-up with Obama

US President Barack Obama urged President Rody Duterte on Thursday to conduct his war on drugs "the right way", after 3,000 people were killed in the crackdown in just ...

Sep 13 2016

Trial of ex-SS medic who served at Auschwitz begins in Germany

Prosecutors had asked the chief judge to recuse himself because he had been unwilling to start the trial in the first case, citing Mr Zafke's poor health, before being ov...

Sep 13 2016

UK education reforms spark debate on class and the classroom

Instead, she said her reforms were created to provide "a good school place for every child and one that caters for their individual needs". Starting a major attempt t...

Sep 13 2016

FSU's Derwin James to undergo surgery on knee today

In his Monday press conference, Seminoles' head coach Jimbo Fisher announced that the injury would require surgery to fix some minor cartilage damage in James' knee. Th...

Sep 13 2016

Green Party's Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein has been charged with trespassing and mischief linked to a protest over a North Dakota pipeline . According to the auth...

Sep 13 2016

Palestinian leader accuses Israel of 'ethnic cleansing'

In his video , Netanyahu said: "T$3 he Palestinian leadership actually demands a Palestinian state with one pre-condition: No Jews". "I am perplexed by this notion", ...

Sep 13 2016

Woman Kissed by Sailor in Iconic VJ Day Photo Dies at 92

When the news of Japan's unconditional surrender was announced on August 14, 1945 people spontaneously rushed into the streets of NY to celebrate. It was first publishe...

Sep 13 2016

India's War On Biryani Mixes Caste, Religion, Cow-Avenging Vigilantes

In July this year violent protests broke out across the state of Gujarat after a Hindu gang beat and publicly humiliated four low-caste youths accused of killing a cow....

Sep 13 2016

Ohio gas prices down to start the workweek

Topeka- $2.07/g, down 1.9 cents per gallon from last week's $2.09/g. They say if oil prices continue to drop, then the pump prices will follow. That's 9 cents below the a...

Sep 13 2016

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol, pills for years

Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach , who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence earlier this year, said she long struggled with alcohol and drug abuse until ...

Sep 13 2016

John Kerry addresses students at IIT-Delhi

Kerry stressed on the tightening of relations between biggest two democracies, said, "Strengthening Indo-US relations is a top priority for the United States". "Pakistan ...

Sep 12 2016

Muslim pilgrims begin hajj, but this year without Iranians

Absent from this year's Hajj will be tens of thousands of Iranian pilgrims after talks between Tehran and Riyadh on logistics and security fell apart in May. This year's ...