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Mexico: six severed heads found on Christmas Day

Western Mexico’s plague of violence has continued with the discovery of six decapitated heads in one state and the killing of seven people in another.<p>The Michoacan state prosecutor’s office said the six heads were found on Christmas Day in Jiquilpan, a municipality near the state of Jalisco in a …

Mexico

Another Lake County conviction from '90s poised for reversal

Twenty-five years after a woman was raped at knifepoint in her car on the shoulder of the Tri-State Tollway near Gurnee, authorities are poised to undo the conviction of the man who was found guilty of the crime.<p>Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said he will dismiss the charges against …

Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

<b>Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine's most influential surgeons.</b><p>John Hunter had diagnosed a patient in 1786 with a "tumour as hard as bone".<p>Royal Marsden Hospital doctors analysed patient samples and case notes, which were preserved at the museum named …

Spree of Obama actions revives GOP concerns over ‘midnight’ regs, agenda

A flurry of big decisions out of the Obama administration just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office has rekindled Republican concerns about President Obama’s plans for jamming through so-called “midnight regulations” and other leftover items from his wish-list on his way out the …

Cuban President Raul Castro faces deep problems in 2017

HAVANA (AP) — Alex Romero was delighted when President Barack Obama came to Havana in March bearing the promise of a bright new future.<p>Like so many …

Obama says serving as commander in chief a privilege in Christmas Hawaii base visit | Reuters

KANEOHE BAY, HAWAII (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Sunday it had been the “privilege of my life” to serve as U.S. commander in chief and promised his continued gratitude and commitment to service members and their families during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base …

US executions fall to record lows in 2016

<b>(CNN) —</b> The American death penalty is falling out of favor, with sentences and executions hitting record lows, as the public expresses more opposition to it than at any point since the Civil Rights Movement.<p>The Death Penalty Information Center, which has released its annual report, found that …

Russian Minister: Pilot Error or Technical Problem Likely Cause of Jet Crash

Pilot error or technical fault are the main theories in the crash of a Russian Defense Ministry plane that had 92 people aboard, including members of a famous military band, on Sunday, the country’s transport minister said.<p>Around 3,500 rescue workers and nearly 40 ships have been involved in a …

From Obama, a final Christmas tribute to the troops he's led

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — For eight years, Barack Obama has led a military fighting in multiple theaters overseas, becoming the only president in …

30 Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We tend to associate winter with bleak, gray skies and runny noses, but there's a beautiful side to the season that often gets overlooked. We're talking about Italian mountains covered with snow, pristine frozen lakes, and English cottages that put Norman Rockwell paintings to shame. And while we …

European Travel

Trump repeating some behaviors he criticized in Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump spent the past two years attacking rival Hillary Clinton as crooked, corrupt, and weak.<p>But some of those attacks seem …

Virtual reality content startup Jaunt lands on PlayStation VR

The PlayStation VR just got some additional content via the recently announced app launch by Jaunt. The platform will have instant access to 150 cinematic titles from the startup. The app includes videos like the award-winning animation Invasion, CBS' JPL Mars 2020, Shaq Goes to Cuba, Zombie Purge …

Virtual Reality

Here are the first things you should do with your new Android smartphone

If you happened to just get a new Android phone, there are a couple of things that you should do to get the most out of it. While some of these tips are pretty simple and straightforward, some will help you make sure everything is backed up and protected against the worst…<p>– Setup lockscreen and …