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2 police officers fired for not pursuing fathers' complaint in rape case, Indian official says

A top government official says a state in north India has fired two police officers who failed to respond to a complaint by the fathers of two teenage girls who went missing and were later found gang-raped and killed.<p>Anil Kumar Gupta said Friday the policemen had been charged with criminal …

Scientists reconnect with wayward NASA spacecraft launched in 1978

A group of space enthusiasts have reportedly made contact with a wayward satellite launched nearly 40 years ago.<p>Keith Cowing, project organizer of the effort to reconnect with the International Sun-Earth Explorer-3, told NPR that the biggest challenge had been figuring out how to communicate with …

Clinton leaks memoir chapter that unloads on critics of her Benghazi response

Hillary Clinton, in an intentionally leaked chapter of her highly anticipated memoir -- coinciding with a flurry of activity surrounding the book release and her potential 2016 candidacy -- unloads on critics of the administration's response to the Benghazi terror attack.<p>In the book, the former …

'01 Santa Barbara killer walks free as families relive carnage 13 years later

Elliot Rodger ended his murder spree in Santa Barbara, Calif., last week by taking his own life, but a man who mounted an eerily similar attack 13 years ago survived his rampage and is now free after serving just over a decade in a mental hospital.<p>It was Feb. 23, 2001, when David Attias — a …

Justin Timberlake ignites controversy with Jerusalem photo

Justin Timberlake found himself engulfed in a storm of controversy when he posted a picture on Instagram. The 33-year-old singer shared a snap of himself praying at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem with a caption that stirred up an online furor.<p>With his back facing the camera, Timberlake faces the …

San Fran prof accused of meeting with terror groups on state university’s dime

Responding to charges a professor engaged in Mideast politics on the taxpayer dime, San Francisco State University officials offered bland reassurances that the school investigates "any allegations that a member of the University community misused state funds."<p>According to a California Public …

55-year-old father graduates combat basic training

A 55-year-old father of two graduated Thursday from combat basic training, becoming one of the oldest men ever to complete the program that involves 5-mile runs mixed with daily doses of push-ups and sit-ups.<p>The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Sgt. 1st Class John Taffe, who lives in Alameda, …

Shinseki not going quietly if he goes

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>Buzz Cut:<br>• Shinseki not going quietly if he goes<br>• Hillary weaves web on Benghazi talking points<br>• Power Play: Can the GOP expand the Senate map?<br>• Romney to Iowa for Ernst<br>• A lobbyist who knows how to move politicians</b><p><b>SHINSEKI NOT GOING</b> …

Marine vet on lunch break fatally shoots suspected store robber

A Marine veteran taking a lunch break in Houston on Thursday fatally shot one of two suspects police say were robbing a video game store at a popular shopping center, MyFoxHouston.com reports.<p>The veteran, who was identified as a 28-year-old male, was eating lunch at a Quiznos when police say he saw …

Media outlets work overtime to spin bad economic data

The big news Thursday was that America's economy shrank during the first quarter of 2014, its worst performance in three years -- but reporting that news apparently didn't sit well with several major media outlets.<p>“U.S. economy shrinks, but it's not a big deal,” read a headline on …

Brits cut American classics including 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Of Mice and Men' from school curriculum

Schoolkids in Great Britain won't be reading such American literary masterpieces like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Of Mice and Men" under new orders from the national education secretary, who is replacing the Yankee classics with works from England's homegrown authors.<p>The new English literature …

Ex-wife of 'Dukes of Hazzard' star Chip Mayer on struggles of being Christian in Hollywood

Former Los Angeles Rams cheerleader and actress Shauna Mayer sat down with FOX411 to discuss her tumultuous marriage to “Dukes of Hazzard” actor Chip Mayer, and the lengths a woman must go to keep her shirt on in Hollywood.<p>“When I met Chip, I had never been around anyone who had drank [sic] or did …

Watching too much porn may be bad for your brain, study finds

Men who report watching a lot of pornography tend to have less volume and activity in regions of the brain linked to rewards and motivation, says a new German study.<p>The study, published in <i>JAMA Psychiatry</i>, can't say watching porn caused the decrease in brain matter and activity, however.<p>It's not …

Utah high school 'learned lessons' after altering yearbook photos of girls

Officials at a local high school have "learned some lessons" after drawing national attention for digitally altering several female students' yearbook photos to heighten necklines, cover shoulders and erase tattoos.<p>Wasatch High School principal Shawn Kelly stopped short of saying the school had …

Carney to step down as White House press secretary

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is stepping down, ending a lengthy term in what is considered one of Washington's toughest jobs.<p>Carney has served as President Obama's lead spokesman since 2011. The president interrupted Carney's daily press briefing on Friday to announce his departure, …

Issa releases Kerry from Benghazi testimony, accuses him of trying to avoid select committee probe

Rep. Darrell Issa called check in his ongoing chess match with Secretary of State John Kerry, announcing Friday that he would release the top diplomat from testifying before his committee out of concern he was trying to avoid testifying before a separate congressional panel probing the Benghazi …

Record-breaking 114-foot Lego tower erected in Budapest

Brick lovers rejoice!<p>The world’s largest tower constructed with Lego bricks has been built in Hungary.<p>The record-breaking 114-foot-tall tower stands in front of Saint Stephen's Basilica in Budapest and was made by school children who got a helping hand from official Danish Lego constructors.<p>The …

Man sentenced to life for shooting that claimed life of Seton Hall student from Virginia

A New Jersey man convicted of killing one student and wounding four others at an off-campus party near Seton Hall University was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 20 years.<p>Nicholas Welch, 29, of East Orange, sat silently, his hands in cuffs, as his sentence was read. Earlier, he apologized to …

Marine jailed in Mexico recounts harrowing attempt to escape from prison

The U.S. Marine jailed in a Mexican prison on gun charges told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Friday new details about his harrowing attempt to escape from jail, a move he says he attempted because he feared for his life.<p>Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been imprisoned in Mexico after he accidentally …

Officials blast ICE for dumping overflow of illegal immigrants -- including kids -- at bus stations

Scores of illegal immigrants, caught by authorities in Texas trying to sneak into the country via the Rio Grande Valley, are being flown, bused and then abandoned out of state in places like Arizona, New York and Maryland.<p>If the immigrants had been from Mexico, authorities would release them back …

Analysts predict most employer-provided insurance will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold

Across the political spectrum, analysts now say that 80 to 90 percent of employer-provided insurance, the mainstay of American health coverage for decades, will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold.<p>The research firm S&P IQ predicts less than 10 percent of those who get insurance at work will still get …

Fact Check: Clinton’s Benghazi chapter has holes

Excerpts of Hillary Clinton's forthcoming memoir obtained by Politico conflict with the factual record about what happened during and after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack.<p>Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., who sits on the newly formed Benghazi select committee and the House Intelligence Committee, told Fox …

State Department confirms American suicide bomber in Syria

The State Department confirmed Friday that an American man named Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops Sunday, an attack believed to be linked to an Al Qaeda-backed militant group.<p>Spokeswoman Jen Psaki confirmed the man's name in a statement to the …

After primary loss, Tea Party stirs Georgia GOP runoff

When Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's Senate race, the Tea Party was left without a favored candidate.<p>Yet the state's sizeable Tea Party crowd isn't staying on the sidelines. Tea Partyers now appear to be rallying behind …

Bird-brained case? Feds go after California tree trimmer for hurting herons

In what’s being described as a bird-brained prosecution, federal authorities are going after a California tree trimmer for accidentally injuring five birds while trying to remove limbs from a tree earlier this month.<p>Ernesto Pulido was hired by the U.S. Postal Service to cut back the trees, …

Sudanese woman sentenced to die for Christian faith to be freed, report says

The Sudanese woman sentenced to death earlier this month after refusing to renounce her Christian faith will reportedly be freed in the next few days.<p>A foreign ministry official told the BBC that Meriam Ibrahim, 27, is guaranteed religious freedom in the country, despite a judge's earlier ruling …

Former mayor barred from daughter's graduation

The former mayor of Prosser, who is a convicted low-level sex offender, has been barred from attending her daughter's high school graduation.<p>The Tri-City Herald reports that a judge ruled Friday that Linda Lusk missed a deadline to appeal the school district's decision to ban her from school …

Jodi Arias could still face death penalty, judge says

A judge denied a motion from Jodi Arias' defense team this week to have the death penalty removed as a sentencing option for the woman whose murder trial became an international sensation.<p>Arias' attorneys argued that banning a defense aide from making jail visits last March affected the aide's …