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Texas Teen Who Witnessed Murder of Her Family Speaks at Memorial

The 15-year-old lone survivor of a shooting that left her parents and four siblings dead in their suburban Houston home bravely thanked the community Saturday for their support — and said she finds solace in knowing she will see her family again.<p>“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, …

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Mexican Forces Rescue Child Migrants From Kidnappers | Fox News

Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.<p>Prosecutors also said a previously reported operation had rescued a total of 205 kidnapped migrants being held in brutal conditions in two homes in the city …

Gunmen Kill 29, Mostly Women, in Baghdad: Police

BAGHDAD — Some 29 people, 20 of them women, were killed Saturday evening in an apartment building in eastern Baghdad by gunmen wearing a mix of plain clothes and camouflage, a police officer and a hospital official said.<p>The police officer told Reuters that he had witnessed a gruesome scene at the …

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

US condemns Thailand over human trafficking

A recently issued US government report on people trafficking has offered a damning assessment on Thailand. <br>It found the Thai government failed to investigate, prosecute or convict those responsible for trafficking and slavery.<p>Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa is in Samut Sakorn, Southern Thailand.

Man arrested after southern California shooting kills 3, injures 2

A man is accused of shooting and killing three people Saturday in what authorities are investigating as a possible tenant-landlord dispute, police said.<p>John Izeal Smith, 35, opened fire on police officers with a rifle before barricading himself inside a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, …

Pamplona bull runner wanted by police for 'taking selfie'

Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he ran just inches ahead of several charging bulls weighing more than a half a tonne each.<p>As the young man slowed to take a photo in one of the final stretches of the fifth bull run of the San Fermín festival on …

Missing American's bike found in Mexico - CNN Video

Mayor: Cop killer said he was 'going to be famous'

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to …

Iraq government talks delayed again as fighting rages

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s parliament failed on Sunday to break a political deadlock that is holding up the formation of a new government to tackle an Islamist-led insurgency raging less than 50 miles (80 km) from Baghdad.<p>Armed Shi'ite volunteers from brigades loyal to radical cleric Muqtada …

Israeli strike kills 18, stirs debate over targets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The target was the Gaza police chief. He survived the Israeli airstrike on a cousin's home with critical injuries, but …

Michelle Knight weary of public eye after Castro kidnapping glare

One of the three Cleveland women held captive by Ariel Castro for about a decade has changed her name in an effort to avoid the unwelcome notoriety of the kidnapping.<p>In an interview with the Associated Press published Sunday, Michelle Knight, 33, said she was tired of strangers snapping her photo …

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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 …

Dead Body Slips Out Of Coroner's Van And Into Traffic

<b>Whoops.</b><p>A mechanical malfunction with a coroner van's rear door likely was the cause of a bit of a macabre sight when a corpse strapped to a gurney fell from the car and onto a road in Feasterville, Penn. on Friday.<p>The coroner's office employee realized fairly quickly that the door had opened and …

Firefighters gain ground on massive Washington blaze

Firefighters made progress Sunday battling a large wildfire that has burned thousands of acres of mountain wilderness in Washington state.<p>The wildfire — the largest of numerous ones burning in the West — started July 8 in Mills Canyon in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, which encompasses more …

Air India jet makes emergency landing in New Jersey after engine fire

An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night.<p>No injuries were reported.<p>The Boeing 777-300ER jet had …

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Missing Nigerian schoolgirls: Boko Haram issues new video mocking BringBackOurGirls campaign

New video emerges as diplomats play down hopes of girls ever being rescued<p>Boko Haram issued a new video yesterday mocking the bringbackourgirls social media campaign that highlighted the plight of the 223 schoolgirls kidnapped by the group in north-east Nigeria.<p>In a taunting broadcast apparently …

Fire at Rockefeller Plaza observation deck leaves six injured

Six people suffered minor burns after a fire broke out in the observation deck at New York City's Rockefeller Center<p>New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller …

Man accused of starting N. California wildfire

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Authorities believe a wildfire in Northern California was sparked by the exhaust from a truck driven by a man delivering …

Before Unleashing Gaza-Like Airstrikes on Iraq, Congress Must Vote

In the early hours of Friday morning, Gaza's Ark - the boat preparing to sail from Gaza in defiance of the Israeli blockade on Palestinian exports - was hit by an Israeli missile and caught fire. When dawn broke Friday morning in Gaza, little was left of the boat.<p>At this writing, the United Nations …

34 dead in raid on alleged Iraq brothel

An attack on apartments that neighbors say were used as a brothel in Baghdad has killed at least 28 women and six men, security officials told CNN.<p>Unidentified militants wearing military uniforms and street clothes stormed apartments Saturday in the Zayona residential complexes in eastern Baghdad, …

Facing High Demand, Seattle's Only Legal Pot Shop Already Out of Stock

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Riot police, fans clash after World Cup celebration in Argentina turns violent

Police in Argentina arrested at least 120 people Sunday after a World Cup celebration in downtown Buenos Aires got out of hand, state news agency Telam reported.<p>Fans had gathered to celebrate Argentina's best performance in the World Cup in almost a quarter century.<p>The celebrations went on …

It's still there?! Nine things to know about the plan to salvage the Costa Concordia

It may be the biggest salvage operation in history, but no one would accuse it of being the fastest.<p>Now, two and a half years after running aground and sinking off the coast of Italy, the Costa Concordia cruise liner is almost ready to make its final voyage.<p>If everything goes to plan, over the next …

China begins criminal probe into three former top officials

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have begun criminal investigations into three former high-ranking officials over corruption allegations, state media said on Monday, two of whom were allies of powerful, retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang.<p>A combination of file photographs show then …

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Mock #BringBackOurGirls Effort

Nigeria's Boko Haram has released a video mocking Western efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls the Islamist militants captured in April. The al Qaeda-linked group's leader Abubakar Shekau is seen dancing and laughing flanked by fellow fighters and armored vehicles in the 16-minute video. …

Mali clashes leaves more than 30 dead

More than 30 people have been killed in clashes in the desert of northern Mali, the army and Tuareg rebels said, just days before the start of internationally-brokered peace talks.<p>An army source told the Reuters news agency on Sunday that 37 people had been killed in clashes which began on Friday …

Nigerian leader tells Malala missing girls to be home soon

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan promised on Monday that more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants would soon return home, teenage Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai said after meeting him.<p>Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai speaks during a …

Iraq Shia militia 'murdered prisoners' for fear they would join Islamic State

Mayor of Iraqi town of Baquba claims 46 prisoners were shot dead by Shia militia out of fear they would join Islamic State – not killed by insurgent mortar as Maliki government claims<p>Abdullah Hamid al-Hayali is a man waging a campaign that he knows could see him murdered.<p>The mayor of the Iraqi town …