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Texas killing suspect collapses during court hearing

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.<p>A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state district judge during …

CDC: Smallpox Virus Samples Found In Lab Are Live

Earlier this month, scientists found decades-old vials of the smallpox virus in the storage room of a lab near D.C.<p>At the time, it was unclear if any of them were viable samples. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that at least two of the six found are live and …

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as he recounts crime

Ron Lee Haskell, the man accused of killing six family members at a home in near Houston, collapsed during a reading of allegations against<p>The man accused of killing six members of his former wife's family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home collapsed in court on Friday when …

Crime

Police Pull Over U-Haul Truck for Running Red Light, Then Make Multi-Million Dollar Discovery Inside

California police say they discovered about $76 million in marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul truck who ran a red light Wednesday.<p>Police seized more than three tons of marijuana during a routine traffic stop. (Image source: Bakersfield Police Department via Bakersfield Californian)<p>According to …

Edward Snowden's Temporary Asylum Will Likely Be Extended Because 'His Life Is Endangered'

MOSCOW, July 11 (Reuters) - Russia will most probably extend former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden's temporary asylum on the grounds that "his life is endangered", an official close to the country's Federal Migration Service (FMS) was quoted as saying on Friday.<p>Snowden fled to Russia …

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers<p>A drive through the sticky Florida heat into …

China's baddest billionaire builder

By the time the VIP guests arrive, the meeting hall at the Yunnan Zhenzhuang Guest House in the southern city of Kunming is jammed with Communist …

Jordan's refugee burden | Egypt

Jordan is not a headlining country economically, but a number of fiscal issues continue to shape its direction. Rising debt, warring neighbours, energy shortages, and the added burden of hosting hundreds of thousands of refugees, has seen it receive billions of dollars of donations and debt …

Jordan 'cool to Syria rebel training plan'

Jordan, where the US Central Intelligence Agency has been covertly training Syrian rebels for more than a year, is reluctant to host an expanded rebel instruction programme, US officials say.<p>Jordan's reticence, confirmed by four US officials, is a potentially serious setback for President Barack …

Associated Press News

Former Bush White House Lawyer Convicted of Attempted Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>John Michael Farren, who served as a White House lawyer in both Bush administrations, was convicted …

Brain-eating amoeba kills 9-year-old - CNN Video

Tiny Texas Border Town Weathers Migrant Influx

At least 4 earthquakes, including a 4.3, strike central Oklahoma

At least four earthquakes, ranging in magnitude from 2.9 to 4.3, struck about 30 miles north of Oklahoma City on Saturday, according to the<p>U.S. Geological Survey.<p>The 4.3-magnitude temblor hit at 12:11 p.m. outside Langston, Okla., and a 3.2-magnitude quake was recorded about 6:30 a.m. in the same …

Geology

Rio Grande border to US sees 57,000 young migrants in nine months

Surge in number of unaccompanied children crossing border from Central America poses a humanitarian challenge<p>When the gang came for him, Ceferino decided he had three choices: join them, refuse to join and risk being killed, or flee the country.<p>The teenager left his family in Guatemala and headed …

Teenage survivor of Spring shooting speaks to crowd at Texas school

Cassidy Stay, 15, joins surviving family, who credit her with preventing Ronald Haskell from continuing his attack<p>The 15-year-old survivor of a gun attack in which her parents and four brothers and sisters were shot to death last week has spoken publicly for the first time about the incident, …

Children's TV 'in long-term decline' says Teletubbies creator

<b>Home-grown children's television programming is now in long term decline according to the creator of the Teletubbies, Anne Wood.</b><p>Speaking to BBC Radio 4's World This Weekend, Wood said the industry had been "struggling for many, many years".<p>Despite many more channels, "the number of people who …

Taxes

GOP leader calls for migrant children 'warehouses' in Central America

A senior Republican has proposed that the US government should build “warehouses” in Central America where thousands of unaccompanied children who have attempted to seek asylum in the US could be deported and processed on their return to their countries of origin.<p>Michael McCaul, a Republican member …

A baby is rescued from rubble in northern Syria

A baby, said to be no more than two months old, has been rescued from rubble in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo<p>A two-month-old baby has been rescued from under rubble in the war-battered city of Aleppo, a flashpoint in <b>Syria</b>'s conflict and constant target of air raids, a video tweeted Friday …

Middle East

'Missing' boy found in basement tells authorities of grueling forced exercise

Twice each day, 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V says in court documents, he was forced to do 100 push-ups, 200 sit-ups and 100 jumping jacks. He told child welfare investigators in Michigan that he'd have to curl a 25-pound weight on each arm and do 5,000 revolutions on an exercise machine, and if …

Tracy Morgan leaves rehab, sues Wal-Mart over deadly crash

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation center to finish his recovery at home from a New Jersey crash in June that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger, his spokesman said on Saturday.<p>The announcement came just days after he sued Bentonville, …

Obama's Middle East Policy Enters The 'Dark Unknown' As It Reconsiders Assad

The Middle East is ablaze, and the Obama administration risks aligning itself with very unsavory company in an attempt to put the fires out.<p>As the Obama administration backs away from pushing regime change in Syria while siding with Iran and Russia against a Sunni insurgency in Iraq, Frederic Hof …

LG lands big Apple order, flexible OLED to be the future of wearables

<i>Image Credit: beginnerstech</i><p>Wearable technology is opening up brand new opportunities for component developers, particularly when it comes to display manufacturing. OLED and AMOLED technologies make a lot of sense for wearables due to their energy efficiency, the Moto 360 is rumored to be using an …

Wearable Tech