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Mark Clattenburg Accused by Southampton of 'Abusing and Insulting' Adam Lallana

Southampton have protested against having Mark Clattenburg officiate any of their fixtures until an investigation into alleged abuse from the referee against their players has been completed.<p>However, the Premier League has acted quickly to end the matter, according to reporter Ian Abrahams:<p>An …

Soccer

Tonight's Meteor Shower: Live, From Space, It's The Quadrantids

It's early January, and that means it's time for the Quadrantid meteor shower to peak. Despite winter weather that might cloud the skies in some areas, forecasters say this year's event is worth getting up for, citing lunar conditions that will darken the night sky.<p>If you haven't heard of the …

Dubai Fireworks Break Record

California tests natural disaster early warning system

<b>An early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods is being trialled in the US.</b><p>Scientists are using GPS technology and other sensors to detect the impending threat of natural disasters.<p>The network is installed in Southern California and has already helped scientists to alert emergency …

Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if U.S. adds sanctions

TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran's nuclear program if Congress adopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said.<p>The bill would direct Iran's nuclear agency to enrich uranium to 60%, close to the 90% needed for …

South Asia

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

U.S. Army To Scrap $7 Billion In Equipment In Afghanistan

In preparation for a complete exit from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the U.S. military has destroyed more than 170 million pounds' worth of military equipment, The Washington Post reported.<p>Military planners for the U.S. Army have decided not to ship back more than $7 billion of equipment — about …

The Afghanistan Peace Process Is Falling Apart Before It Can Even Begin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Within hours of announcing they were ready to talk peace, the Taliban took credit for killing four …

Edward Snowden: the truth about US surveillance will emerge

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the truth about the extent of surveillance carried out by US authorities would emerge, even if …

Inspector in Pa. Collapse Commits Suicide

One dead, scores injured in Louisiana chemical plant explosion

An explosion and fire at a Louisiana chemical plant Thursday morning killed one person and injured 73 more, Gov. Bobby Jindal said.<p>The explosion took place at Williams Olefins chemical plant in Ascension Parish, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, state police said. A fire after the explosion was …

Mass Kidnapping Puts Mexican Legal System On Trial

Josephina Garcia Rodriguez and Leticia Ponce Ramos sip coffee and console each other at a restaurant in front of Mexico City's prosecutor's office. They're about to head into a meeting with the lead investigator in the case of their kidnapped sons.<p>"We're going on three weeks since they were …

This Commander of a Nazi Unit Has Been Living in Minnesota for 60 Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An investigation by the Associated Press has found that a 94-year-old man who moved to Minnesota in …

Liu Xiaobo's wife appeals to Xi Jinping over jailed Chinese Nobel laureate

The wife of jailed Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on Friday appealed to President Xi Jinping to choose "justice" over "merciless oppression", in a rare public statement since being placed under house arrest three years ago.<p>Liu Xia warned in an open letter posted on her lawyer's Twitter account – …

China

Associated Press News

AP report: Commander in Nazi SS-led unit living in Minnesota

A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press.<p>Michael …

Santa Monica gunman left a note, police say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A farewell note left behind by the Santa Monica gunman expressed remorse for the killing of his father and brother but provided no explanation for the rampage that left them and three others dead.<p>Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said that the three- to four-page handwritten note …

Self-identified enforcer for Mexican cartels confesses to more than 30 murders, police say

A self-described debt collector for Mexican drug cartels says he has slayed more than 30 people across the United States, according to investigators.<p>If Jose Martinez, 51, is found guilty of scores of homicides on both coasts, he would earn a place among the most lethal serial murderers in American …

Hall mistakenly visits LGBT event

Texas GOP Rep. Ralph Hall raised eyebrows last week when he sauntered into an LGBT event for the Victory Fund, a political action committee focused on electing and supporting LGBT politicians.<p>The conservative oldest serving member of the House, who supports the Defense of Marriage Act, chatted with …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Syria: Assad forces take control of Qusayr in major breakthrough

The Syrian army has seized control of the strategic border town of Qusayr, in a major breakthrough for Bashar al-Assad's forces.<p>Syria's rebels conceded that they had lost the battle for the strategic town. At the same time, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighters from the Lebanese …

Associated Press News

American tourist gang-raped in India

<b>Indian police say that a 30-year-old American woman has been gang-raped in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.</b><p>Police said that the woman had been attacked after she accepted a lift by three men in a truck in Manali, a resort town in the state.<p>No arrests have been made but police have set up …

Associated Press News

Fugitive Andrew Moran arrested in Spain

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977574_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524692099_21e87ca0329b7ec337a81c122ebf481e<p><b>One of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in a raid on a luxury villa on Spain's Costa Blanca.</b><p>Andrew Moran, 31, from Salford, Manchester, …

Three dead, three safe after 36-hour Trenton hostage drama

Three children are safe after a 36-hour standoff with an armed man in Trenton, N.J., ended early Sunday, state law enforcement officials said.<p>But the bodies of a woman, presumed to be home owner Carmelita Stevens, 44 -- the mother of the children -- and a young boy, presumed to be her 13-year-old …