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Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora.<p>The 37-year-old woman is recovering in a hospital from stab wounds …

Woman arrested in Southern California crash that killed 3

Authorities are investigating what led up to a motorist driving through a red light and into nearly a dozen people as they left a church Christmas event in Southern California — leaving three women dead and several other people injured, including children.<p>Margo Bronstein was arrested on suspicion …

The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More

It was the year no one wanted to see Cameron Diaz have sex, everyone cringed at Mariah Carey’s singing, and everyone threw out their TVs after the …

NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds first alien planet of new mission

NASA's Kepler space telescope is discovering alien planets again.<p>The prolific spacecraft has spotted its first new alien planet since being hobbled by a malfunction in May 2013, researchers announced Dec. 18. The newly discovered world, called HIP 116454b, is a "super Earth" about 2.5 times larger …

Man, 80, jailed for acid attack on girlfriend aged 19

Mohammed Rafiq starts jail sentence for ordering 'wicked' assault on Vikki Horsman in West Midlands after she tries to end their relationship<p>A jealous pensioner who organised a horrific revenge acid attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend has been jailed for 18 years.<p>Mohammed Rafiq, 80, hatched a plan …

“This is not a war, this is a 12-year-old kid!”: Shocking video shows plainclothes NYPD officer punching child

In the video, at least ten officers can be seen restraining two boys<p>NYPD's department of Internal Affairs is investigating the circumstances surrounding the arrest captured in the video below. In the YouTube clip, two teenage boys are arrested when, seemingly out of nowhere, a plainclothes officer …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

Off-duty police officer was recognised as cop before he was killed

Merseyside Police confirm that Pc Neil Doyle had been identified as a police officer by his assailants before he was attacked<p>An off-duty policeman who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre, was identified as a serving officer by his assailants, before being set upon, it has emerged.<p>Pc …

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‘There Is No One Right Way to Live’: Atheists Unveil a Radically Different Set of Ten Commandments

Atheists who reject the Ten Commandments as detailed in the Bible and revered in Judeo-Christian tradition have unveiled their own secular version of life’s dos and dont’s.<p>Lex Bayer and John Figdor, authors of the book “Atheist Mind, Human Heart,” recently organized a crowdsource contest to …

Clinically dead mother gives birth in Milan

Doctors in Milan deliver a baby boy by Caesarean to a woman who was declared clinically dead two months ago<p>A baby boy has been delivered by Caesarean operation to an <b>Italian</b> woman who was declared clinically dead two months ago.<p>The 36-year-old woman from Milan suffered a massive brain haemorrhage in …

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Why Three States Are Sparring Over Legal Weed

Oklahoma and Nebraska are suing Colorado over its marijuana policy, complaining that the substance is being smuggled across borders.<p>Just weeks before the one-year anniversary of legal marijuana in Colorado, the state's status as breaker of the green ceiling is under assault from an unlikely source: …

101-Year-Old D-Day Vet Refused Thug’s Demand for Cash. What Happened Next Has Police on a Manhunt.

The man had identified himself as a City of Ottawa employee, so 101-year-old Ernest Cote buzzed him into his condominium complex. But when the man got to Cote’s door, he wasn’t about municipal business — he just demanded cash.<p>According to the Ottawa Citizen, Cote — a World War II vet who landed on …

Gun nuts’ vile Muslim test: Why open carry activists don’t want to extend the right to everyone

Just how far does the principle of a right to bear arms go these days? Here’s where gun extremists draw the line<p>So what do <i>you</i> think the gun proliferation activists would say to a bunch of American Muslims exercising their constitutional right to bear arms on Main Street, USA? That's the question …

Strange Creature Washes Up On Santa Barbara Beach

What is this beach beast?<p>On Tuesday, KEYT Senior Reporter John Palminteri was walking on a Santa Barbara beach doing a story on the fallout from a recent storm when he stumbled upon this:<p>"It certainly has been a mystery," Palminteri told The Huffington Post. "It definitely had teeth and I would …

St. Louis Grand Jury Heard Witnesses Who Lied, Prosecutor Says

Some witnesses were clearly lying when they spoke to a grand jury about the August police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., according to St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch. In an interview about the case Friday, the prosecutor says he won't seek perjury charges.<p>Nearly a …

‘The View’ Hosts Turn on Each Other During Fiery Race Debate: ‘I Have a Black Kid at My House!’

Rosie O’Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg got into a heated battle over racism in America on Thursday’s episode of “The View.” At one point, O’Donnell felt compelled to remind Goldberg that she has a “black kid at my house.”<p>The race discussion devolved into shouting after Goldberg downplayed the role …

Storage Unit Auction Leads To Gruesome Discovery

Police in Placer County, located in Northern California, are investigating a gruesome discovery a woman made in an abandoned storage unit that she …

Love Triangle Ends In Murder, Hubby Finds Wife Having Sex In Car

A love triangle in New York ended in the stabbing death of two people. According to <i>CBS News</i>, 48-year-old Steve Whittingham went into a rage after …

Man arrested over 'parking row murder' was given restraining order the day before

Police confirm woman who died in Harrow street stabbing was 45-year-old Alison Morrison, as they arrest neighbour 150 miles away in Lincolnshire<p>A man charged with murdering his neighbour following a long running dispute had been given a restraining order the day before, it has emerged.<p>Alison …

Sentenced For Life, Inmate Still Holds Hope For Release

Thousands of people sentenced under the tough drug laws of the 1980s and '90s are still behind bars, serving mandatory minimum prison sentences requiring them to spend decades, if not life, in prison. Nowadays people convicted of the same crimes serve far less time.<p>One of them is a man named David …

Undercover Video Reveals Harsh Conditions Inside Apple Supplier Factory

An Apple supplier is violating the company's standards for worker treatment in its Chinese factories, according to a new video report from the BBC.<p>The video, captured by an undercover reporter who got a job at a factory run by Pegatron, a Chinese manufacturer making Apple products, renews some …

8-Year-Old's Death Prompts Medical Marijuana Rally Outside Andrew Cuomo's Office

Patients, advocates and family members of sick children staged a rally outside New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office Friday to demand that the Democrat establish an emergency-access medical marijuana program for the state, one week after an 8-year-old from Niagara Falls died from brain …

After His Parents' Deaths, High School Football Player Joins Coach's Family

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>Christian Osterhout lost his father to ALS when he was a freshman in high school -- a traumatic event that prompted his football coach, Chris Roberts, to tell the mourning teenager to consider the team his family.<p>And he …

Nicki Minaj Comments on Lil Wayne's Feud With Cash Money

Last night at New York venue Le Poisson Rouge, Elliott Wilson hosted the latest edition of CRWN, a rap version of <i>Inside the Actors Studio</i>, with Nicki …

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