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FBI arrests come amid rising... FERGUSON, Mo. --A grand jury decision is expected soon - perhaps as soon as Saturday - on whether to indict the officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown in August. While peacekeeping preparations are underway, the FBI told CBS News that two ... Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:28 pm
John Boehner Vows GOP Will 'Rise... WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed Friday to push back against President Barack Obama's executive action shielding up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation, accusing him of sabotaging any chances of comprehensive ... Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:04 pm
Obama approves guidelines to... President Obama approved guidelines allowing the Pentagon to target the Taliban in Afghanistan and to conduct air strikes supporting Afghan operations when needed, U.S. officials said Friday. The move expands on plans originally setup for next year. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:00 pm
Buffalo area braces for flooding... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 13 people, the region is dealing with a new danger: predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:56 pm
Woman slain in hatchet attack was... Colleagues share memories of woman killed in Wisconsin. Roxana Abrudan who police say was fatally attacked by her husband earlier this week, was a thoughtful co-worker who often brought gifts to colleagues at a northwest suburban design firm, her ... Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:39 pm
Lavrov accuses West of seeking... By Polina Devitt MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek "regime change" in Russia. His comments stepped up Moscow's war of words with the United States and the European Union in their worst diplomatic standoff since the Cold War ended. ... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:36 am
U.S.-led strikes have killed 910... BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since the start of the campaign against Islamic State and other fighters two months ago, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday. The majority of the deaths, 785, were Islamic State fighters according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Islamic State, a hard-line offshoot of al Qaeda, has seized land in Syria and neighboring Iraq, where it has also been targeted by U.S.-led strikes since July. ... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:14 am
Islamic State kills 25 Iraqi... BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe during their assault on a provincial capital west of Baghdad, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists. They said the bodies of the men from the Albu Fahd tribe were discovered after the army launched a counter-offensive on Saturday against the Islamic State in a village on the eastern edge of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province. ... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:55 am
Gunmen kill 28 in northeast Kenya... NAIROBI (Reuters) - Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were. "Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi at dawn and killed 28 passengers of the 60 that were in the bus," the ministry said on its Twitter feed. Police Spokesman Masoud Mwinyi confirmed the incident. The government-run National Disaster Operations Centre said on its Twitter feed that the attack took place some 30 km from the town of Mandera. ... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:33 am
Bahrain holds elections as Shi'ite... By Farishta Saeed MANAMA (Reuters) - Polling stations across Bahrain opened on Saturday for parliamentary and municipal elections, although the main Shi'ite opposition group is boycotting the vote. A total of 419 candidates are running, 266 for parliamentary seats and 153 in municipal council elections, but the elections are not expected to resolve political turmoil in the kingdom, where the Sunni Muslim al-Khalifa family rules over a population that is mostly Shi'ite Muslim. ... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:49 am
Militants claim deadly Kenya attack Militants from Somali group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 people, in revenge for security raids on mosques. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:10 am
101 non-emergency number down A number of police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are reporting the 101 phone number, designed for non-emergency calls, is down. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:30 am
NHS staff to fly out to fight Ebola The first NHS staff are due to fly from London to Sierra Leone to help the fight against the Ebola virus. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:15 am
Labour 'still party of working... Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:22 am
Jowell plans to run for London... Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell plans to run for mayor of London in 2016 but will only formally declare her candidature after the general election, she says. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:24 am
Dozens killed in Kenya bus attack Al-Shabab claims responsibility for killing 28 passengers in Mandera in revenge for raids on mosques in Mombasa. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:37 am
Bahrain votes amid Shia boycott... Opposition group vows to boycott first election since a 2011 uprising was crushed by the Gulf nation's Sunni rulers. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:11 am
US said to broaden combat role in... New York Times says Obama has given hushed green light for Pentagon to continue Afghanistan mission for at least a year. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:43 am
Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops... Four Ukraine soldiers killed in country's east as Kiev accuses Russia of having 7,500 soldiers deployed on its soil. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:46 am
ISIL launches fierce assault on... Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:14 pm
Oil Boom Returns to Gulf of Mexico Four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, giant new oil projects are returning to the Gulf of Mexico???bigger and more expensive than ever.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:20 pm
Why Barnes & Noble Is Selling... Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to reverse declines in store traffic and prepares to split up.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:47 pm
Elite Law Firms Lift Bonuses Three big law firms, Simpson Thacher, Paul Weiss and Clearly Gottlieb, are raising year-end bonuses for associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, partly reflecting this year???s resurgence in lucrative M&A work.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:40 pm
European Critics Envision Google's... Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU???s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 8:24 pm
Dow Chemical, Loeb Settle Board... Dow Chemical and Dan Loeb???s Third Point settled a looming proxy fight Friday by adding four new directors next year, including two the activist investor had proposed.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:37 pm
Islamic State kills 25 Iraqi... MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek "regime change" in Russia.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:55 am
Officials prepare for Ferguson... FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:39 am
Obama seeks support for... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama??has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in??Afghanistan??in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:02 am
Officials make preparations for... LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:35 pm
U.S., Iran discussing new ideas to... ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey and the United States played down differences in the fight against Islamic State on Friday, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made clear Ankara would keep pressing for a no-fly zone in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad's removal.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:08 pm
Politics: After synagogue attack,... Bakery happy hour? Shopping on the street? In this week's Weekend Edition, JPost TV goes undercover with Israeli immigrant Toni Cohen to find out how to live an affordable life in Tel Aviv. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:20 am
HRW: Israel's demolition of... PA president warns of eruption of religious wars, calls for establishing ???bridges of love??? with Israelis instead of "racist" West Bank security barrier. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:57 am
Jordanian PM reportedly sends... US, Iran are reportedly discussing new ideas aimed at breaking the nuclear impasse between Tehran, P5+1. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:31 am
Jerusalem mayor: We cannot... 25-year-old computer scientists is crowned winner of Muslim beauty pageant in Indonesia; pulls for the Palestinian issue in her victory speech. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:23 pm
Foreign Affairs: Is Iran ready for... Roughly half of the country???s Jewish population ??? numbering fewer than 90 in total ??? live in a guarded compound. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:12 am
???I cried every night for 17... SUSAN Mellen was jailed of the 1997 murder of a homeless man. But she didn’t do it. Now declared innocent, but broke, the government owes her big. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:26 am
Mum ignored ???recipe for mass... HE was unmedicated, obsessed with massacres and had access to guns. Psychologists told Adam Lanza’s mum to treat him, but she overpowered them. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:51 am
Inside the car that drives itself THE future has officially arrived. Motoring writer Joshua Dowling takes a (slightly apprehensive) ride in the car that steers, brakes, and drives itself. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:21 pm
Man burns father-in-law in oven ALAN Catterall, 54, fought desperately with a crowbar to free himself from a factory furnace, after his son-in-law turned it on while he was inside. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:12 pm
New IS hostage video released JOURNALIST and Islamic State hostage John Cantlie says in a newly released video that he is likely to suffer the same fate as other hostages, who were beheaded. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:10 pm
Woman dies after airport scanner... A woman has died in her husband's arms after her pacemaker was affected by an airport security scan Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:26 am
101 police non-emergency number... Forces across the country say they have been experiencing problems with the line since Saturday morning, as reports suggest the 111 NHS line has also stopped working in some areas Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:19 am
Emily Thornberry row: MPs like Ed... Career politicians like Ed Miliband are out of touch with voters because they lack experience outside Westminster, Hazel Blears warns, after Emily Thornberry's resignation over her 'sneering' white van man tweet Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:45 am
TV dramas not given enough... Imelda Staunton, who played Dolores Umbridge in the Harry Potter films, says "the best things take time" Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:09 am
Guests flee in terror after... Suspected gas explosion causes extensive damage to London's Hyatt Regency Churchill, leading to evacuation of hundreds of guests Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:43 am
What we know today about Ferguson While the country awaits the grand jury decision, we take a look at the facts.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:37 pm
Ready for Hillary: Any day now A network of supporters awaits its opportunity to serve a Hillary Clinton campaign.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 12:10 am
2 innocent men freed after 39... Witness, 13 years old at the time, said Cleveland police detectives badgered him.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:40 pm
Study: Heavy drinkers are rarely... Frequently drinking too much booze does not mean you're an alcoholic.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 8:38 pm
Officials: Ferguson area is... County executives say they expect level heads and a focus on the long term.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 9:18 pm
Kenya Police: Al-Shabab Militants... Suspected Islamic extremists from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:48 am
Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing... Despite a small protest outside a theater at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla., Bill Cosby performed to applause without addressing accusations of sexual assault. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 1:05 am
In Zimbabwe???s Succession Battle,... President Robert Mugabe is presiding over ??? and possibly choreographing ??? an increasingly fierce internal scramble for the rewards of high office. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:57 pm
DealBook: New York Fed Is... ???Is the Federal Reserve up to the task of regulating financial institutions that are so large and complex???? the chairman of a Senate panel asked William C. Dudley. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:44 pm
At Sotheby???s Interiors Auction,... At Friday???s auction of pieces once owned by the late heiress Bunny Mellon, there were chairs galore, cat portraits and a number of porcelain vegetable soup tureens. Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:38 pm
Farage: More MPs Plotting... UKIP warns there could soon be more defections to the party as it is already upsetting the balance in the seat of Stockton South. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:29 am
Miliband: Labour Still For... Mr Miliband speaks out after one of his MPs resigns over a tweet which included a picture of a house with three England flags. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:00 am
Reports: Two British Jihadis... The Foreign Office says it is investigating whether Abu Abdullah al Habashi and Abu Dharda died in fighting near Kobani. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:16 am
Tessa Jowell Planning To Run For... Incumbent Boris Johnson was selected to run for the Conservatives in Uxbridge and South Ruislip at the General Election next year. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:43 am
Police And NHS Helplines Hit By... The 101 non-emergency police number was down nationwide on Saturday morning, as well as NHS Scotland's medical advice helpline. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:41 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
GOP Intel Report Debunks Its Own... WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama?… Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:53 pm
The Noose Tightens As Boehner...
By vowing to act to stop Obama, Speaker Boehner walked into the trap that the president has set for congressional Republicans. Boehner has already been told that he can’t defund the executive orders. The House can’t do anything to stop the implementation of the exec?… Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:07 pm
Texas Approves Textbooks With... The Texas State Board of Education approved several dozen social studies textbooks after a contentious battle over their treatment of subjects including climate change, the role of slavery in the Civil War, Islam, and biblical influence in America’s founding. One major pub?… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:17 am
Two More GOP Criminals Get...
Fortunately for Darrell Issa, his minority status as an Arab-American no doubt served him well against indictments for Grand Theft, and arson investigators threw their suspicions in the 86 bucket when questioning why Issa upped his fire insurance coverage just two weeks before h?… Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:08 pm
We don't need no stinkin'... The owner of a house with a rainbow-striped fence faces a $4000 fine unless he repaints it. Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:06 am
At least 28 killed in Kenya bus... At least 28 people have been killed in Kenva when armed men attacked a bus near the Somali border early on Saturday morning. The bus was en route… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:23 am
Obama urges calm in Ferguson ahead... Tensions are running high in Ferguson, Missouri between police and protesters with a decision imminent on whether to indict a white police officer… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:02 am
Pinochet colonels jailed for... Two retired colonels in Chile have been jailed for torturing President Bachelet's father under the Pinochet regime. Judge Mario Carroza sentenced… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:00 am
Recording of Philae probe landing... Scientists have released a recording of the sound that Europe's Philae space probe made landing on Comet 67P. Images of the comet's surface have… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:00 am
Clashes in Togo as protesters... There've been clashes in Togo's capital Lome between security forces and opposition supporters protesting against President Faure Gnassingbe. They… Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:00 am
Israel demolishes homes after...
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:42 am
Connecticut father pleads not...
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Armed militants raid bus at dawn...
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Window washer falls 10 stories,...
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Federer loses but Swiss level with...
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What I’ve learnt: Paul Hollywood Baker Paul Hollywood, 48, has been a judge on The Great British Bake
Off since 2010. He used to be... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 12:28 pm
Shop! Christmas gift guide, part 1 What to buy for the ??? little madam (under ??50)
1. Pom-pom slingshot, ??18, Ivy Cabin (ivycabin.com)
2. Cotton bloomers,... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:19 am
Fault hits non-emergency 101... Faults have hit the emergency services??? non-emergency 101 number - with people
asked to visit local police stations to report... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:22 am
Giles Coren reviews the Greek... A weird thing just happened to me. Literally seconds ago. Probably only three
seconds before I wrote, ???A weird???. Truly, never... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:15 am
Hostage John Cantlie ‘accepts... Islamic State (Isis) has released a new video featuring British hostage John
Cantlie, showing him behind a desk and apparently... Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:04 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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