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Paris terror attacks: world leaders condemn 'the work of the devil'

From America to Australia, the pope, presidents and prime ministers have declared solidarity with the French people<p>Read the latest updates here<p>World leaders have condemned Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, as cities across the world stepped up security in response to the killings.<p>The UK prime …

Extremism
World Trade Center
World Trade Center

Verizon's new kid-tracking smartwatches look all grown up

GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget aren't going to win any prizes for cool product naming, but the kid-friendly smartwatches come with noble intentions. Both products let you geofence your progeny, so you can get an instant alert if they wander farther than you'd like -- a staple feature of devices in the …

Three million asylum seekers expected in EU by 2017

The European Commission said on Thursday that it expects some 3 million asylum seekers to arrive in the EU by 2017.<p>Those heading to Europe now will be met by increasingly wintry weather.<p>Hence a new appeal for funds by the UN’s refugee agency.<p>“We need to prepare for up to 5,000 people to continue …

Lilly Garcia, Girl Killed in Road Rage Shooting, 'Was Just a Beautiful Soul'

The parents of a 4-year-old girl who was shot and killed during a road rage incident say their daughter was a "beautiful soul" and they will not rest until her killer is locked up for good.<p>"He took my Lilly," Veronica Garcia, the mother of 4-year-old Illiana Garcia told NBC News on Thursday.<p>Lilly …

Crime

Boston mobster Bulger's girlfriend pleads not guilty to contempt | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The longtime girlfriend of former Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger pleaded not guilty on Monday to contempt charges for refusing to testify about whether anyone helped the couple during their 16 years on the lam.<p>Catherine Greig, long time girlfriend of former mob boss and …

Crime

The Backyard Punk Scene in East L.A. Photographed by Angela Boatwright

In <i>East Los</i>, part of the <i>Living Off the Wall</i> documentary series by Vans, documentarian Angela Boatwright takes a candid, in-depth look into the …