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Metallica v. Napster, Inc. 15 years later: Lars, forgive me

Fifteen years ago today, a suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that shifted the fate of a beloved rock …

Music Industry

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake

Associated Press News

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Aurora, CanniMed end row with tie-up valued at more than $1-billion Subscriber content<p>TRADE Trudeau goes on NAFTA offensive with key U.S. executives in Davos Subscriber content<p>Canada offers to engage on Trump’s toughest demands in effort to spur NAFTA talks Subscriber …

Indian police 'gang-rape woman after she fails to pay bribe'

Woman says she was attacked at a police station in Uttar Pradesh after going there to seek her husband's release<p>An Indian woman has said she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station, the latest in a string of sex attacks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.<p>The woman said she was attacked when …

Priests slain, injured in Phoenix attack identified

PHOENIX — A 28-year-old priest was shot and killed and another wounded at a Catholic church Wednesday near the state Capitol, a police spokesman said.<p>Police were responding to a burglary call shortly after 9 p.m. at the Mother of Mercy Mission, Sgt. Steve Martos said.<p>The Diocese of Phoenix released …

Remembering Ruby Dee, 1922-2014

Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist, first gained national recognition for her role as Rae Robinson in the 19<p>... VIEW MORE<p>FPG/Getty Images

Gun Violence Spurs Grim Industry: Bulletproof Items for Kids

Interest is spiking at companies that make bulletproof products for children.<p>Driven by the desire of parents and school districts to protect kids from shootings such as the recent tragedy at a high school near Portland, Oregon, these companies are performing a balancing act between making a profit …

Guns

Why are women being hanged in India?

<b>Four women have been found hanging from trees in remote villages in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight.</b><p>The families of at least three of the dead, two of them teenage cousins, have alleged that they were murdered after being raped.<p>Is this spate of grisly murders new?<p>Such crimes …

India

Some abducted schoolgirls may never return: Nigerian ex-president

ABUJA (Reuters) - Some of the schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram may never return home, Nigeria’s influential former president Olusegun Obasanjo said, in some of the most pessimistic comments yet on their fate from a member of the country’s elite.<p>Obasanjo said President Goodluck …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>U.S. stocks on wild ride, rebound after heavy, early losses<p>Fairfax poised to acquire core businesses of embattled Carillion Canada<p>Another 452 jobs to go at collapsed U.K. builder Carillion<p>Bitcoin drops 16% as cryptocurrencies decline with risk assets Subscriber content<p>Ottawa to …

Business (Canada)

Many dead in fresh CAR clashes

Fighting between mainly Muslim ex-rebels and the largely Christian "anti-balaka" militia has killed at least 22 people in eastern Central African Republic, security officials have said.<p>"At least 22 people have been killed and more than 30 were wounded in clashes that broke out last Monday and …

Police chief: If jury hadn't mistakenly freed man, he'd still be alive

Had a Fresno jury not mistakenly released a 37-year-old career criminal on Wednesday, he would not have ended up dead less than an hour later following a fight at his sister's house, the city's police chief said.<p>Bobby Lee Pearson got what started out as an unbelievable break Wednesday after a …

Crime

Somber Graduation Follows Shooting

Oregon's Reynolds High School honors freshman killed in the Oregon high school shooting. KGW's Katherine Cook reports.

Oregon

Richard Rockefeller, of famed family, dies in New York plane crash

Richard Rockefeller, the great-grandson of the legendary founder of Standard Oil, died on Friday when the small airplane he was piloting crashed in suburban New York, a family spokesman said.<p>In addition to being related to John D. Rockefeller, Richard Rockefeller, 64, was the son of banker and …

National Transportation Safety Board

Obama: We Will ‘Do Our Part’ in Iraq, But Won’t Send Troops

The U.S. will not send troops to Iraq amid the deteriorating situation there, President Obama reiterated Friday, but America will "do our part" to help the troubled nation.<p>Obama spoke as radical Sunni fighters continued their rapid advance across Iraq, raising fears of a sectarian civil war.<p><b>Sign up</b> …

Middle East

Psy and Snoop Dogg Rap About Getting Drunk. The Video Is Art

No doubt we all remember Psy, the South Korean pop artist whose “Gangnam Style” infected every airwave on the planet for a few months in autumn 2012 …

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson’s, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young entrepreneur is now selling her product on Kickstarter.<p>While most 11-year-olds are watching <i>Hunger Games</i> or doing other typically pre-teen things, Lily …

Pakistani woman survives after being shot for marrying for love

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - An 18-year-old Pakistani has survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family for marrying the man she loved, police said, weeks after the “honor killing” of another woman drew worldwide condemnation.<p>Ali Akbar, a local police official, said Saba Maqsood had been …