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Facing justice: Trooper ambush... Prosecutors vowed to seek the death penalty for Eric Frein, the suspected cop killer who made his initial court appearance early Friday after a seven-week manhunt that ended with the self-styled survivalist shackled in the handcuffs of his alleged victim. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:21 am
Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for... FORT KENT, Maine --A Maine judge on Friday rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a state quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled that ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:45 am
Persecution, torture, murder: Iran... On the eve of Iran's defense of its human rights record Friday before a key United Nations panel, a lawyer for the woman executed in the Islamic Republic over the weekend for allegedly killing her attempted rapist accused the regime of widespread torture ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:42 am
Virgin Galactic's Spacecraft... "Virgin Galactic's partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of #SpaceShipTwo earlier today," the company tweeted. SpaceShipTwo was destroed after it separated from its mother ship, White Knight Two, the company said. "During the test, the ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:37 am
U.Va. kidnap suspect's lawyer... The man accused of kidnapping and murdering University of Virginia student Hannah Graham made his first appearance Friday in another case. Jesse Matthew faces charges related to a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax County. He appeared in court by video. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:26 am
Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish... By Humeyra Pamuk and Raheem Salman SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighboring Turkey. The predominantly Kurdish town, besieged for more than 40 days, has become the focus of a global war against the Sunni Muslim insurgents, who have captured expanses of Iraq and Syria and declared an Islamic "caliphate" straddling the two. ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:26 pm
Army chief takes power after... By Mathieu Bonkoungou and Joe Penney OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass protests against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule. Compaore, a taciturn former soldier in office since a 1987 military coup, had sought to defy popular pressure for him to step down after a day of violent unrest on Thursday in which demonstrators stormed parliament and state television. ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:24 pm
Muslim men over 50 pray at... By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Muslim men over 50 prayed at the Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compound for the first time in more than a decade following violence on the streets. More than 1,000 Israeli police were deployed around the Old City's cobbled streets and the ancient gates that lead to al Aqsa, a spokeswoman said, in addition to undercover anti-riot units and observation balloons floating in the sky. ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:43 pm
Europe won't recognize vote in... BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel and Putin held a joint telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Merkel's spokesman Georg Streiter said at a government news conference. ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:32 pm
Canadian who killed police gets... (Reuters) - A man who shot and killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and wounded two others in June has been given five life sentences in prison, with no possibility of parole for 75 years, an unprecedented sentence in Canada, according to several media reports. Justin Bourque, 24, pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder in the shootings, which took place in the eastern Canadian city of Moncton, New Brunswick. He will be 99 years old before he can apply for parole. ... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:18 pm
Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:44 pm
Virgin spacecraft crashes in test Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in a California desert after experiencing what the firm described as "a serious anomaly". Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:55 pm
Bodies found after fireworks blaze Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:09 pm
Warmest UK Halloween on record This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:28 pm
Burkina Faso's president resigns Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:49 pm
Army chief takes power in Burkina... General Honore Traore in charge of West African nation after violent protests force President Blaise Compaore to resign. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:49 pm
Iraqi army inches towards Beiji... Recent advances north of Baghdad part of offensive to retake country's biggest oil refinery from ISIL fighters. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:28 am
Yemen's Houthis give ultimatum to... Rebel group says "all options are open" if Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi fails to form new government in next 10 days. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:34 pm
Israel reopens Al-Aqsa amid... At least 3,000 officers deployed following holy site's rare closure sparked by clashes over killing of Palestinian. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:26 am
Israel unveils maritime version of... Maker says sea version of rocket-blocking system can help protect economic resources at sea like oil and gas platforms. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:21 am
Big Banks Brace for Penalties in... Big banks in the U.S. and Europe are stockpiling billions to pay for a potential trans-Atlantic settlement of allegations that they manipulated foreign-exchange rates.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:52 pm
FCC Plans More Power Over Broadband The head of the FCC is laying the groundwork for expanding the agency???s authority over broadband providers, but would still allow them to cut deals with content companies for special access.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:20 pm
J.P. Morgan Found Hackers Through... J.P. Morgan Chase may not have discovered the breach in its computer systems as quickly this past summer if it hadn???t gone looking for trouble elsewhere, people briefed on the investigation said.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:40 pm
Consumers Cut Spending for First... Americans cut spending last month for the first time since January, raising doubts about the economy???s ability to maintain the summer???s sturdy growth.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:37 pm
Russia Raises Interest Rates The Bank of Russia raised interest rates by 1.5 percentage points seeking to slow surging inflation and shore up the sagging ruble as the economic cost of sanctions and falling oil prices deepens.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:49 am
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes... SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighboring Turkey.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:50 pm
Army chief takes power after... FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more stringent measures.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:42 pm
Muslim men over 50 pray at... (Reuters) - A surge in refining profits boosted quarterly results at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , helping to offset declining oil and gas production and falling crude oil prices.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:09 pm
U.S. consumer spending falters;... OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's spy agency and national police force are so constrained by a lack of resources that they can???t keep close track of all the Islamic extremists who may be a potential threat at home and they have also had to abandon some counter-espionage work and criminal investigations, according to current and former intelligence and police officials.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:28 pm
Thousands denounce HSBC board... GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran defended itself on Friday against Western accusations of repression and a sharp rise in executions, including that of a woman hanged for murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:38 pm
Kerry phones Netanyahu to... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:15 pm
Israeli right-wingers launch... Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in areas of Jerusalem, West Bank following prayers on Friday. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:33 pm
Ya'alon comes to Rivlin's defense... Relative quiet pervades Friday morning as Temple Mount reopens; police remain on high alert in capital. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:03 pm
Iran: West should look into... 3 American Jewish organizations respond to appeal by Labor party affiliate to press government to reject plan to ban Palestinians from some Israeli buses. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:44 am
Friend and colleagues describe... Only 16% of Israeli public believe US president's administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:33 am
Celebs all dolled up for Halloween BREKKIE WRAP: IN today’s spooky edition of the news from overnight, Hollywood celebrities were barely recognisable as they dressed up for Halloween. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:16 pm
Burkina Faso???s president... THE LONGTIME president of the small African nation of Burkina Faso has been ousted from office after mass protests. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:11 pm
Ebola nurse ???must avoid public??? A DAY after she went for a bike ride a US court has restricted an Ebola nurse’s movements as her boyfriend insists she isn’t trying to get anyone sick. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:56 pm
Twitter storm over mannequin thigh... TOPSHOP has found itself embroiled in controversy after an angry shopper tweeted a picture of one of the store’s mannequins, with stick-thin legs. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:08 am
Jailed Harris loses appeal bid ROLF HARRIS has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of sexual assaults on underage girls. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:39 am
Corruption is not the problem with... We should be spending our money on tackling the real problems in the developing world - if we can, says Rob Crilly Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:18 pm
David Cameron invited Claudia... Claudia Schiffer, the supermodel, is on Prime Minister's guest list for his official residence alongside the Queen and the heads of Britain's armed forces Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:15 pm
Paediatrician who sexually abused... Raza Laskar, 32, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, who pleads guilty to sexual activity with a child and causing or inciting child pornography was found with 1.2 million indecent images Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:13 pm
Sharia law or gay marriage critics... New Extremism Disruption Orders would class secularists or evangelical Christians alongside Islamic state or Boko Haram, campaigners claim Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:01 pm
UK enjoys last warm weekend during... Seasonal colours from around the UK Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:56 pm
Bucket list complete, 29-year-old... Brittany Maynard says "it doesn't seem like the right time right now."
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Accused Pa. cop killer Eric Frein... Survivalist reportedly caught at defunct airport after 48 days on the run in Pocono Mountains.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:49 am
Fact check: 2014 campaign whoppers No shortage of tall tales in the midterm elections, from both parties.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:01 am
Pentagon is learning how to treat... One goal is to reassure family members about loved ones' deployments.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:24 am
Slow-motion disaster as lava nears... An 800-person town is in danger of losing road access due to Kilauea.
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:24 am
Albuquerque Police Reach... Under the agreement, the federal government will install an independent monitor to oversee reforms at the department for at least two years. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:45 pm
Eric Frein, Suspect in Killing of... Mr. Frein, who had been a fugitive in the Pocono Mountains for weeks, was accused of shooting one officer dead and wounding another. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:38 pm
$2.25 Million Settlement for... The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked widespread public outrage and drew attention to the conditions at the jail. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:17 pm
DealBook: Discovery of JPMorgan... A small Michigan company that runs the website for the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge played a role in helping the bank find the breach of its computer system this summer. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:55 pm
Art Review: Celebrating Helena... ???Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power??? is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence of this cosmetics magnate. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:46 pm
One Dead As Virgin Galactic... Police say one person is dead and another injured after a Virgin Galactic suborbital rocket plane crashed on a powered test flight over California. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:56 pm
Woolf Quits As Head Of Child Abuse... Fiona Woolf says she decided to resign as head of a child abuse inquiry after victims said they did not have confidence in her. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:59 pm
Child Abuse Inquiry Controversy... Amid the resignation of the second person asked to lead the investigation, we look at the key events in the controversy. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:14 pm
Puppy Farm Killer Jailed For At... John Lowe, 82, winks and grins at the public gallery before hearing he will die behind bars for killing a mother and daughter. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:35 pm
Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Two... The fire, which happened after an explosion at the building, left four people injured and gutted the premises in Staffordshire. Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:29 pm
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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Some of you may not have noticed but a spammer or spammers is creating sock puppet accounts to vote up and give their spam activity. If you see a spam seed that has lots of comments look into it further to see if any of these sock puppets are in your nation membership lis?… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:03 am
My little chickenhawks this year. About five years ago I noticed a Cooper's Hawk had stopped by and was hanging around the farm during Fall Migration. it was an adult with a bright red eye and that beautiful blue-grey head and cap. And so I kept an eye open in the spring and sure enough, it stopped in again for a?… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:47 am
How Conservative Christianity Can... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:36 am
Area 51 scientist's deathbed...
In one of the most extraordinary and strange deathbed confessions ever, an Area 51 scientist and career government worker recently left behind a video revealing supposed federal secrets that are nothing short of a conspiracy theorist's dream come true. The Inquistr reported Oct?… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:11 pm
Christie 2016: 'Vote For Me Or... All politicians have to deal with hecklers from time to time, and most try to handle it by being polite but firm, using the moments before security reaches the person and hustles them out to say something like: "This is America, and everyone has the right to speak their minds. So?… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:09 pm
Violence erupts across West Bank... There have been clashes across the West Bank following Israel's decision to restrict access to the sacred Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. Only Muslim… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:19 am
Burkino Faso's President Compaore... Burkina Faso's national radio says President Blaise Compaore has resigned. His decision comes a day after the opposition called supporters onto the… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:45 am
Iraqi Peshmerga fighters poised on... Dozens of Iraqi Peshmerga fighters "now stand poised to reinforce the ranks of fellow Kurds fighting ISIL militants in the strategic Syrian town of… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:08 am
Israel eases entry to Jerusalem... Israel has partially reopened access to the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City, a day after the shooting of a prominent Jewish far-right… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:33 am
Missing students' plight puts... Over a month after 43 students disappeared in southern Mexico, demonstrators are still taking to the streets, determined to find out what became of… Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:33 am
Maine judge rejects quarantine for...
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SpaceShipTwo a 'loss' after...
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Sound like a political junkie with...
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Chelsea Handler's topless photo...
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Cleveland Clinic: Top 10 medical...
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Child abuse inquiry chief Fiona... The woman heading the government’s child sex abuse inquiry was forced to quit
today amid widespread criticism over her appointment... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:01 pm
Rio Ferdinand hits back over... Rio Ferdinand appears to have broken his silence following his punishment by
the Football Association for his comments on Twitter.... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:37 pm
Puppy farm murderer John Lowe... A woman whose mother and sister were shot by a puppy farmer described her
relief today that he would ???never hurt... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:07 pm
Labour triumphs over Ukip in South... Labour???s rearguard triumphed in the South Yorkshire police and crime
commissioner by-election, while Ukip came a distant second place, it... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:32 am
Top banker ‘encouraged wife to... A top investment banker on Wall Street has taken a voluntary leave of absence
after allegations of cocaine-fuelled sex romps with... Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:20 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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