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Former funeral home owner who mishandled remains gets 2 years, $10,000 fine

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Tarrant County jury sentenced former funeral home owner Dondre Johnson to two years in state jail and a $10,000 fine …

Ex-Marine convicted of killing pregnant girlfriend: 'I did what I had to do'

Ahmad Rashad Siddiqi, 27, faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole at his sentencing scheduled for next month, according to the …

Man gets 52 years for shooting dad who was putting toddler in car seat

A man found guilty of shooting a father six times as he tried to put his toddler in a car seat in Little Village has been sentenced to 52 years in …

Have Experts Discovered the Bones of Leonardo's Mona Lisa?

Italian researchers believe they are closer to solving the identity of the Renaissance woman who posed for one of the world's most famous …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Saudi Mufti: Hajj stampede beyond human control

Top religious leader says authorities not responsible for deadly crush, adding that "fate and destiny are inevitable".<p>Saudi Arabia's top religious leader has said that the Hajj stampede which killed 717 pilgrims was beyond human control, official media reported on the final day of this year's …

Saudi Arabia

Fraud case alleges hundreds of surgeries by non-doctor

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Do Aliens Exist? Renowned NASA Scientist Says 'No One's Out There'

A world-renowned NASA scientist whose research led to the discovery of new planets said there’s no sign of aliens and we are likely alone in our …

'Witchcraft' Island Reveals Evidence of Stone Age Rituals

A Stone Age site where cave rituals may have been performed some 9,000 years ago has been discovered on Blå Jungfrun, an island off the east coast of …

The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses

The design team at WASP (World's Advanced Saving Project) will unveil what is being billed as the world's largest 3D printer on Friday in Rieti, Italy. Dubbed the "Big Delta," this enormous device stands roughly 40 feet tall with a 20 foot diameter. But despite its size, the Big Delta is extremely …

Russia exhumes Czar Nicholas II, 1918 murder case reopened

The Russian Investigative Committee has exhumed the bones of Czar Nicholas II and his wife as part of a new probe into the 1918 murder of the royal family. Investigators plan to use genetic testing to identify whether bone fragments found in 2007 belong to two of the czar's children.<p>In 1918, the …

More women accuse Saudi prince after his arrest on sex crime charge, LAPD says

LOS ANGELES — A Saudi prince who allegedly tried to force a female worker to perform a sex act on him inside a massive property near Beverly Hills …

Cyber Sleuths Track Hacker to China’s Military

The story of a Chinese military staffer’s alleged involvement in hacking provides a detailed look into Beijing’s sprawling state-controlled cyberespionage machinery<p>KUNMING, China—The email attachment would tempt anyone following the diplomatic standoff between China and other countries in the South …

China

'Blood Moon' seen as sign of end times by some Mormons

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A rare confluence of a lunar eclipse and a supermoon set to happen this weekend has prompted such widespread fear of an …

Judge casts doubt on evidence in border agent's killing

TUCSON, Ariz. — A federal judge in the trial of two men accused in the death of a Border Patrol agent questioned Friday whether the prosecution can …

Pellets, planes and the new frontier

Published on September 24, 2015<p>DAYTON, Ohio<p>He practiced with baby carrots, swallowing them whole, easing them down his throat with yogurt. Later came the heroin pellets, each loaded with 14 grams of powder, machine-wrapped in wax paper and thick latex. Long gone were the days of swallowing …