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Schools barricaded in Paris in anger over alleged police brutality

Hundreds of students barricaded school entrances across Paris and held demonstrations on Thursday against alleged police brutality.<p>It’s the latest in three weeks of protests since the death of 21-year-old botany student Remi Fraisse.<p>He was killed during a march against plans to build a dam in …

'Killer robots' need to be strictly monitored, nations warn at UN meeting

“Killer robots” – autonomous weapons systems that can identify and destroy targets in the absence of human control – should be strictly monitored to prevent violations of international or humanitarian law, nations from around the world demanded on Thursday.<p>The European Union, France, Spain, …

Polish woman declared dead wakes up in mortuary

<b>A Polish woman who spent 11 hours in cold storage in a mortuary after being declared dead has returned to her family, complaining of feeling cold.</b><p>Officials say Janina Kolkiewicz, 91, was declared dead after an examination by the family doctor.<p>However, mortuary staff were astonished to notice …

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'Cold and callous' murders of McStay family solved, authorities say

Almost a year to the day after an off-road motorcyclist found the remains of a California family who had vanished from their home in 2010, authorities announced Friday they had arrested the man they believe is responsible for the deaths.<p>Charles "Chase" Merritt is charged with four counts of murder …

Pittsburgh researcher convicted of poisoning wife

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors who convicted a University of Pittsburgh researcher of first-degree murder in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife say …

After years, authorities say family killed at home

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities searched for the missing McStay family across California and into Mexico, and found their bodies in the …

Navy SEAL whose shots killed bin Laden goes public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The retired Navy SEAL who says he shot al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in the forehead publicly identified himself Thursday amid a …

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you

The top U.S. military commander in the fight against ISIS said airstrikes are working to erode the terror group's capabilities and warned militants that the U.S. military is listening to them.<p>Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, who heads the U.S. Central Command, made those remarks at an event Thursday with …

AC/DC's Drummer Is Innocent of 'Attempting to Procure Murder'

Prosecutors in New Zealand dropped the “attempting to procure murder charge” against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd on Friday morning, a day after the …

Prosecutors drop charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge …

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

Man charged in woman's death returns to Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend and posting photos of her lifeless body online was returned to Washington state on …

Dad testifies to shooting robbers who had just wounded his son, a cop

Thomas Wortham III's son, an off-duty Chicago cop, had just been shot outside the family's South Side home by one of two would-be robbers when the father picked up his son's 9 mm handgun from the street and opened fire with that weapon and his own .38-caliber revolver.<p>"I shot with both hands. They …

Woman abducted on Philadelphia street found safe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman seen on surveillance video putting up a fight while being abducted off a Philadelphia street was found safe outside …

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Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by an …

Afghan mullah jailed for 20 years for rape

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court has sentenced a mullah to 20 years in prison after finding the religious teacher guilty of raping a …

The truth behind America’s most famous gay-hate murder

The horrific killing of Matthew Shepard in 1998 is widely seen as one of the worst anti-gay hate crimes in American history. Matthew was beaten by two assailants, Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. They pistol whipped him with a gun then tied him to a fence in freezing conditions and set fire to …

Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously …

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.<p>He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria to join ISIS.<p>She was …

'I am a Liberian, not a virus': west Africans hit back against Ebola stigma

With Ebola panic spreading across the US, a social media campaign aims to counter discrimination<p>“You’re from Liberia, so you have a disease”. When Shoana Solomon’s nine-year-old daughter came home from her American school and told her mother what her classmates were saying, Solomon knew there was …

Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana

Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.<p>Darren Vann, 43, was charged …

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks …

Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man admitted Tuesday to setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago, bringing a surprising …

Jurors given conflicting views of Jodi Arias

PHOENIX (AP) — A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and …

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

Paul Cantlie, 81, whose son was kidnapped in Syria two years ago, has died from pneumonia-related complications<p>The elderly father of a British journalist being held by Islamic State (Isis) in Syria has died after making a moving appeal from his hospital bed for the release of his son John …