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Homeless man dies on shelter's steps amid frigid temps

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When the season's first cold snap hit in November, Kenneth Winfield arrived at Louisville's St. John Center for Homeless Men — his hands icy cold after sleeping outdoors.<p>"He started crying," recalled Maria Price, executive director of the day shelter. "He said, 'Please help me …

Housing

Indonesia recalls envoy to Brazil amid row over execution

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia has recalled its new ambassador to Brazil after the South American country stopped him taking part in a credentials ceremony following the execution of a Brazilian national for drugs trafficking.<p>Brazil and the Netherlands earlier withdrew their ambassadors from …

Brazil

California governor blocks parole for ex-Mexican Mafia chief

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown blocked parole for a former leader of the notorious Mexican Mafia prison gang who has turned on his former …

Crime

'Siberian Express' freeze in eastern U.S. to continue into next week

The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week.<p>Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-Atlantic and as far south as Alabama and …

Ebola crisis: Liberia reopens borders, lifts curfew

<b>(CNN) —</b> Liberia reopened its land border crossings shut down during the Ebola outbreak, a positive sign in a nation that was the epicenter of the deadly virus.<p>President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also lifted a nationwide curfew imposed in August to help combat the virus. Her orders, which went into …

Libya Car Bombs Kill 40 in Apparent Revenge For Anti-ISIS Strikes: Official

BENGHAZI, Libya — Three car bombs ripped through the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah on Friday, killing 40 people and wounding 70 in what officials described as a revenge attack for Egyptian air strikes on Islamist militant targets.<p>Parliamentary speaker Aguila Saleh told Al-Arabiya television the car …

Ukraine crisis: Russians to rally in Moscow to mark 'coup'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1147000/1147215_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534321454_2a5f15001cc71580e57b98a1e0bf65ba<p><b>A rally has taken place in Moscow to condemn the "coup" in neighbouring Ukraine, a year after the downfall of its pro-Russian president.</b><p>Russian state …

Russia

Suspect in Vegas road rage killing confessed to friends: police report

(Reuters) - The 19-year-old man charged with killing a mother of four following a confrontation on the streets of Las Vegas excitedly told friends hours later that he had shot some “kids” who had been after him, arrest warrants made public on Friday show.<p>A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department …

Road Rage

Official: Iraqi troops plan Mosul offensive

<b>(CNN) —</b> Months after Iraqi troops dropped their weapons and ran for their lives in Mosul, up to 25,000 are expected to head back there in April or May to try to retake the city from ISIS, according to a U.S. official.<p>But can they actually do it?<p>Answering that question is key to what might happen in …