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Defense in case of woman accused... The defense for a mother accused of killing her 5-old son with salt and documenting his decline on social media faces an uphill battle in her murder case, according to legal experts. Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, who presented herself online ... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:42 am
Israel and Lebanon???s Hezbollah... JERUSALEM Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia exchanged deadly fire Wednesday across a border region monitored by U.N. peacekeepers, killing two Israeli soldiers and one member of the U.N. force in Lebanon. The clashes marked one of the most ... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:56 am
Your Wednesday Briefing Eastern New England is under two feet of snow today after it received the full fury of a storm that spared New York City. Forecasters say temperatures in New England will not go above freezing for the next week or so. But their snowfall predictions earlier ... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:58 am
Judge Can???t Be Trusted With This... In 2002, a prosecutor defended the death sentence for a murderer. Now he’s a federal judge and refuses to recuse himself in the same case. A death penalty case now pending in Oklahoma raises an important question of judicial ethics and makes a federal ... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 2:58 am
Loretta Lynch promises Congress... Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, meets with Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee to be the next Attorney General of the United States at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee, Getty Images Seeking to ... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 1:50 am
Jordan proposes prisoner swap,... By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan offered on Wednesday to hand over an Iraqi woman on death row for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State was released. Government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani made no mention of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, a veteran war reporter who is also being held by the militant group. "Jordan is ready to release prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi if the Jordanian pilot Lieutenant Muath al-Kasaesbeh is released and his life spared," Momani was quoted as saying on state television. Kasaesbeh was captured after his jet crashed in northeastern Syria in December during a bombing mission against Islamic State. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:26 am
Two Israeli soldiers, U.N.... By Jeffrey Heller and Sylvia Westall JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict between the militant Islamist group and Israel. In the biggest escalation since a 2006 war, the soldiers were killed when Hezbollah fired a missile at a convoy of Israeli military vehicles on the frontier with Lebanon. The peacekeeper, serving with a U.N. monitoring force in southern Lebanon, was killed as Israel responded with air strikes and artillery fire, a U.N. spokesman and Spanish officials said. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:42 am
Greek PM Tsipras promises radical... By Lefteris Papadimas and Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) - Leftwing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatization plans agreed under the country's bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets. A swift series of announcements signaled the newly installed government would stand by its anti-austerity pledges, setting it on course for a clash with European partners, led by Germany, which has said it will not renegotiate the aid package needed to help Greece pay its debts. After announcing a halt to the privatization of the port of Piraeus on Tuesday, for which China's Cosco Group [COSCO.UL] and four other suitors had been shortlisted, the government said on Wednesday it would block the sale of a stake in the Public Power Corporation of Greece (PPC). Uncertainty over the new government's relations with the European Union went beyond economic policy. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:24 am
Litvinenko post-mortem was world's... By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope London in 2006, carried out the world's most dangerous-ever post-mortem, an inquiry into his killing heard on Wednesday. British police say Kremlin critic Litvinenko died three weeks after drinking tea poisoned with polonium-210 at a plush London hotel which they believe was administered by two Russians Andrei Lugovoy and Dmitri Kovtun. At its opening at London's High Court on Tuesday, the inquiry was told Litvinenko had told police Russian President Vladimir Putin had personally ordered his death. Litvinenko's health deteriorated rapidly after his meeting with Lugovoy and Kovtun on Nov. 1, 2006 and he died three weeks later having suffered multiple organ failure. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:50 am
Snowden files show Canada spy... By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's electronic spy agency has been intercepting and analyzing data on up to 15 million file downloads a day as part of a global surveillance program, according to a report published on Wednesday. The covert surveillance dragnet, nicknamed Levitation, has included allied countries and trading partners such as the United States, Britain, Brazil, Germany, Spain and Portugal, the report by CBC News and journalist Glenn Greenwald said. The spying initiative was revealed in 2012 documents obtained by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden. It is the first revelation from the Snowden files to show Canada has launched its own mass, globe-spanning Internet surveillance. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:33 am
Care spend 'cut by fifth in decade' Spending on care for people aged 65 and over has fallen by a fifth in England over the last 10 years, an analysis by the BBC shows. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:53 am
Israel-Hezbollah clashes kill three Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces along the Lebanese border. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:07 am
Glitter sobs over child abuse... Gary Glitter breaks down in tears as he tries to explain to jurors why he had been in possession of child abuse images. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:41 am
Peer sorry for 'Auschwitz' comment Ex-Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley apologises after comparing the Trident base in Scotland to Auschwitz concentration camp. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:18 am
Figo makes bid for Fifa presidency Former Barcelona and Real Madrid forward Luis Figo aims to challenge Sepp Blatter for Fifa's top job. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:44 am
Football's annual transfers break... Football's world governing body reveal that $4.1 were spent on annual transfers in 2014. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:45 am
Two Israeli soldiers killed in... Seven soldiers also injured in the attack, and one Spanish UN peacekeeper killed in Israeli shelling. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:39 am
Luis Figo to stand for Fifa... Former Portugal captain reveals his intentions to stand against Sepp Blatter to head football's world governing body. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:24 am
Greek PM: We will no longer submit... Alexis Tsipras says he wants "viable, mutually beneficial solution" to what he called nation's humanitarian disaster. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:15 am
24 Hours in Gaza Al Jazeera examines what life is like for one Palestinian family living amongst the rubble of the Gaza Strip. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:06 am
Big Oil Faces Time of Reckoning In the coming days, the world???s biggest publicly traded oil companies will report fourth-quarter earnings, offering the best look yet at the bite lower crude prices have taken out of Big Oil.
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Drone Maker to Prevent Some Device... In response to the drone crash at the White House this week, the Chinese maker of the device that crashed said it is updating its drones to disable them from flying over much of Washington, D.C.
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Strong Dollar Squeezes U.S. Firms The stronger dollar is slicing sales and profits at big American companies, prompting them to put renewed emphasis on cost cutting and cramping the broader U.S. economy.
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Hedge Funds, Private Equity Win... A government program to rid itself of TARP investments in small banks has proved a boon to hedge funds, private-equity and other private investors, according to a new watchdog report.
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U.S. Stocks Trade Higher U.S. stocks rose, with technology shares rebounding from steep losses after a strong quarterly report from Apple.
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Two Israeli soldiers, U.N.... AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan offered on Wednesday to hand over an Iraqi woman on death row for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State was released.
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Exclusive: Spending- why 'red'... ATHENS (Reuters) - Leftwing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatization plans agreed under the country's bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets.
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Boeing reports surge in fourth... BOSTON (Reuters) - Millions in the Northeast on Wednesday started digging out from a powerful blizzard that dumped up to 3 feet of snow and led to coastal flooding around parts the region, while largely bypassing New York City.
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Exclusive: EU draft would extend... LONDON (Reuters) - Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope London in 2006, carried out the world's most dangerous-ever post-mortem, an inquiry into his killing heard on Wednesday.
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Obama's pick for attorney general... AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Wednesday it was willing to hand over an Iraqi woman detained for her role in a 2005 suicide bombing in Amman if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State was released.
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2 IDF soldiers killed in anti-tank... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 4:48 am
WATCH: IDF vehicles struck by... Liberman said Israel holds the Lebanese government responsible for any attack executed from Lebanon. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:31 am
Obama: Netanyahu meeting before... ???Today???s development indicates that Hezbollah is more and more expanding its regional schemes against the Lebanese state,??? Christian leader Samir Geagea said. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:53 am
Video released of IDF strikes in... Netanyahu on Lebanon attack: I suggest those trying to challenge us in the North look at Gaza. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:35 am
In Saudi Arabia, Michelle Obama... American singer-songwriter and chef will give Israel a taste of her 6th and latest album during performance in Herzliya in early February. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:23 am
Bali Nine Aussies face execution... BALI Nine Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are among the death row prisoners that Indonesia plans to execute next. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 4:47 am
NYC???s hilarious response to... IT WENT from Snowmageddon to Nomageddon. New Yorkers have taken to social media to mock the Tidal Wave of Snow that never was. Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:23 pm
Parents kill kids to avoid... A US couple and their three children who were found dead in their home overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends they were worried about the apocalypse. Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:00 pm
Paedophile raped famous actress CONVICTED paedophile Jeffrey Epstein targeted a 13-year-old girl — who went on to become a well-known actress court papers revealed. Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:17 pm
???I'm sorry. This is a big miss??? NEW York is returning to business as usual after meteorologists admit forecasts of a ‘snowmageddon’ may have been a touch exaggerated. Posted on 27 January 2015 | 4:05 pm
BBC World Service 'under threat... BBC warns the World Service needs extra money to counter rival broadcasters touting news based around 'political Islam, evangelical Christianity, nationalism and patriotism' Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:24 am
Pegida Germany: Anti-Islam group... Kathrin Oertel, who took over after the founder quit for posing as Hitler, stepped down, citing media pressure Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:23 am
Beavers can stay in Devon, rules... England's first population of wild beavers has been granted the right to live in the River Otter, Devon, marking the start of a re-introduction programme Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:39 am
Israel-Lebanon attacks: latest Israel has carried out a ground operation in Lebanon in response to an attack by Hizbollah. Follow the latest developments Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:36 am
Plaid Cymru's Lord Wigley compares... Peer comments on reports nuclear weapons system could be relocated from Scotland to Wales on day after world marks 70 years since end of Holocaust Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:00 am
'Blizzard' of 2015: For this we...
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ISIL hostages' parents beg...
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White House scraps plan to tax...
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Obama veto threats at record pace...
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Latest News: New England Snow,... Here???s what you need to know to start your day. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:38 am
First Draft: Today in Politics Loretta E. Lynch has to prove to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she???s no Eric H. Holder Jr. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:32 am
City Room: New York Today: A Snow... Wednesday: A boy???s film about snow days, the temperature drops, and Sheldon Silver is replaced. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:11 am
Hillary Clinton vs. Elizabeth... Many Republicans see a challenge by Ms. Warren as their party???s best hope to weaken, and potentially defeat, Mrs. Clinton in a contentious Democratic primary. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:54 am
Tsipras???s Debt Plan Sends Athens... The Athens Stock Exchange fell around 7.5 percent in midday trading as the new government said it would move quickly to renegotiate its debt terms. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:51 am
Jordan 'Ready' To Exchange... Negotiations continue to free two hostages held by Islamic State as a deadline given by the Islamist group draws near. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:33 am
Two Israeli Soldiers Killed In... The Israeli leader evokes the country's bombardment of Gaza - which left 2,200 dead - as he warns against assaults on his forces. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:04 am
Tesco Closures: Is Your Local... The troubled supermarket chain confirms 2,000 jobs are hanging in the balance as it moves to save cash by shutting shops. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:24 am
Tearful Gary Glitter Breaks Down... Facing cross-examination over child sex charges, the weeping singer tells a court: "God knows, I've paid." Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:55 am
Murder Victim's Family Loses Court... A woman's family lose their bid to sue police for negligence after she was stabbed to death despite making two 999 calls. Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:20 am
British Gas owner posts huge... British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of... The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest... The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:03 am
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Bloomberg & NRA spar over gun... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:07 am
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Forbes Tears Boehner, Netanyahu... Forbes Tears Boehner, Netanyahu Apart In A Scathing Column, Says GOP Cannot “Think Beyond Their Distaste For This President”
Author: Ryan Denson January 28, 2015 6:04 am
Rick Ungar should get a medal for his words against the treasonous John Boehner and his war-hun?… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:05 am
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll:... The original article has all of the details. ?Here is their summary: Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:34 am
Lebanon: Spanish UN peacekeeper... A Spanish UN peacekeeper in Lebanon has been killed amid clashes between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters. "We are looking into the… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:48 am
UN Gaza agency forced to suspend... A shortfall in funding has forced the UN agency in Gaza (UNWRA) to suspend aid to tens of thousands of Palestinians for repairs to homes damaged in… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:38 am
Jordan 'ready' to swap jihadist... Jordan has said it is willing to hand over an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber - if a Jordanian pilot captured by the so-called Islamic State is freed,… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:17 am
Russia is accused of 'financing... Russia is coming under increasing diplomatic pressure over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. ==The Parliamentary Assembly of the… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 6:22 am
PM Alexis Tsipras tells first... Fresh from success in Sunday's general election, Greece's new Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras has chaired his first cabinet meeting - setting out the… Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:39 am
Woman slashes children's throats...
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Game on: Romney team points to...
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Dem spokesman: Hillary Clinton...
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Israeli soldiers killed in...
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Lynch faces Congress in attorney...
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Hezbollah in revenge attack on... Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper have been killed in an exchange
of fire between the Israeli army and... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:34 am
Pictures show battered Kobani... Two days after it fell to Kurdish forces, the first pictures are emerging of
the devastation suffered by the town... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:30 am
Gary Glitter sobs in dock and says... Gary Glitter broke down today as he blamed his viewing of ???awful??? child abuse
images on financial difficulties, heavy drinking... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:20 am
Alexander Litvinenko post-mortem... The examination of the radioactive corpse of Alexander Litvinenko was
described today as ???the most dangerous post-mortem in the world???.... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:44 am
Blizzard warning for northern... The Met Office has issued an amber warning of blizzards this evening in
northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Around... Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:43 am
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
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