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Newswire: Deadmau5 is ready to fight Disney over the rights to his head

In news that surprisingly hasn’t happened already, Disney is preparing to take electronic musician Deadmau5 to court over the use of his big mouse …

Third Ebola Vaccine to Start Human Trials Next Year

Researchers have scheduled human tests on a third possible Ebola vaccine in response to the U.N.'s call to fast-track treatments for the worst known outbreak of the deadly virus in human history.<p>Johnson & Johnson said in a statement early Thursday it would begin human trials early next year of a …

Hurricane Norbert churns in Pacific off Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Norbert is churning in the Pacific well off the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.<p>The U.S. National Hurricane …

UCSB, University Of Toledo Accused Of Handing Out Flimsy Punishments For Rape

A student at the University of California at Santa Barbara who allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted a female undergraduate was punished by being removed from campus for three months, a federal complaint filed Wednesday claims.<p>Myra Crimmel, a 2014 UCSB graduate, submitted a Title IX complaint to …

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; toll from West African outbreak tops 1,900

A doctor in Nigeria continued to treat patients after developing symptoms of Ebola and may have exposed scores of people to the deadly virus, the United Nations health organization warned Tuesday, raising fears that the outbreak could escalate in Africa's most populous country.<p>Nigeria has so far …

Shanghai journalists arrested in fraud probe

Police in Shanghai are investigating eight people, including employees of a business newspaper, on suspicion of extortion, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.<p>Officers have taken "criminal coercive measures against the eight suspects" in line with the law, Xinhua's website, Xinhuanet, …

Dalai Lama denied South Africa visa for Nobel summit

Tibetan spiritual leader cancels Cape Town trip after being refused entry to South Africa for third time in five years<p>The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry to South Africa, where he was scheduled to attend the 14th world summit of Nobel peace laureates, his representative has said.<p>Nangsa …

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French President's ex-girlfriend reveals intimate details in new book

Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.<p>In "Thank You For This Moment," released this week, the former French first lady describes the end of her seven-year romance with Hollande. It fell apart after …

Drought leaves up to 2.81 million hungry in Central America: U.N | Reuters

OROCUINA Honduras (Reuters) - A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, though the region’s coffee crop has been largely unscathed.<p>A farmer moves bags of …

Employee error blamed in Reno museum flash fire

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A flash fire that injured 13 people, mainly children, at a Nevada science museum happened when an employee applied the chemicals in …

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Oklahoma report: Executioners need more training

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma turned to a 15-year physician and a medical technician with 40 years' experience to put Clayton Lockett to death, yet …

BP Found Guilty, Grossly Negligent for Gulf Oil Spill

A federal judge has found oil giant BP Plc "grossly negligent" for its role in the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a ruling that could add billions of dollars in fines to the more than $42 billion in charges taken so far for the worst offshore disaster in U.S. history. "The Court concludes that …

Former GOP spokesman comes out, pushes for same-sex marriage

He is gay. He's a Republican. He wants to get married.<p>During his time as a spokesperson for the Republican Party and GOP candidates, James Richardson noted that "never once did I write that I am gay."<p>That changed with the publication of a column by Richardson in Thursday's Washington Post that …

Hundreds of fast-food protesters arrested while striking against low wages

A nationwide protest against low wages in the US fast-food industry culminated in hundreds of arrests on Thursday, as activists stepped up their campaign for higher pay and better benefits for workers at companies such as McDonald’s, Burger King and KFC.<p>Protesters in more than 100 cities including …

Utah leaders weigh 25 sites for new state prison

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state commission has come up with 25 northern Utah locations that could be the site of a new state prison.<p>Lawmakers and …

Doctor with Ebola heading from Liberia to Nebraska for treatment

An American doctor and missionary who was infected with the Ebola virus while helping care for patients in Liberia will be flown to Nebraska for treatment, the Christian missionary group SIM USA announced Thursday.<p>Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, an obstetrician who lives in the Boston area, began receiving …

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Sotloff Family to Host Memorial Service At His Jewish Day School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Tomorrow, Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, Florida will host a memorial service for Steven Sotloff. The …

Man arrested in death of 8-year-old Arizona girl

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The man arrested in the disappearance and death of an 8-year-old Arizona girl had been staying in the family's home, and …

Georgia father charged with murder in son's hot-car death | Reuters

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son strapped inside a hot car and exchanging nude photos with women as the child was dying was indicted on three counts of murder on Thursday by a grand jury.<p>Justin Ross Harris sits in Cobb County Magistrate Court …

Reno Museum Flash Fire: Employee Error Blamed in Burning Incident

The last child hospitalized after being burned in a Nevada museum demonstration that went awry was released from a medical center Thursday, as fire officials blamed the flash fire that injured nine people, mostly children, on an employee error. Kaylee, 10, left Renown Regional Medical Center with …

HealthCare.gov Site Suffers Hack But No Data Stolen: Officials

The government's healthcare insurance information website, HealthCare.gov, was hacked this summer, but no damage was done, according to a statement Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services. "Today, we briefed key Congressional staff about an intrusion on a test server that supports …

Recall the mongooses! Escaped cobra in Southern California is captured

If Southern California is indeed an Eden, then its serpent has been found.<p>An exotic deadly snake -- a white cobra -- was captured Thursday after it earlier escaped from its unknown owner onto the well-to-do streets of the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks, authorities said.<p>Though no further …

Texas daycare center accused of withholding water to keep diapers dry | Reuters

DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas child care center accused of duct-taping children to mats at nap time also withheld water from children to avoid frequent diaper changes, according to an investigation by the state’s regulatory agency for child care licensing.<p>Texas Department of Family and Protective …

Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.

The killings started early Sunday morning, with a 30-year-old man gunned down behind an apartment complex. By Monday night, four more people lay dead in a series of shootings across South Los Angeles.<p>The violence continued Wednesday. A car-to-car shooting wounded two people, including a teenage …

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Detroit child's death stemmed from revenge shooting: prosecutors | Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - Prosecutors told a court on Thursday that a Detroit man fired several AK-47 rounds into the bedroom window of an 8-year-old boy, killing him, in retaliation against the child’s mother, the man’s former girlfriend who had implicated him in a burglary.<p>Calvin Mosby, 28, of Detroit, …