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Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Will Never Police Again, His Lawyer Says

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in August, setting off months of protests, will likely …

These Are the Best TVs You Can Buy Under $500

Looking for a new TV but on a strict under-$500 budget? Want a large screen model that you don’t need to squint at from across the room?<p>There’s good …

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson 'will quit policing'

'Darren will never be a police officer again, and he understands that', says lawyer for the officer who killed an unarmed teenager in Missouri<p>Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who fatally shot the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, will likely never return to policing, his lawyer has …

Colombia suspends talks, seeks help as it hunts for kidnapped general

Colombia's defense minister headed to a remote northwestern state Monday to direct search and rescue operations for an army general whose kidnapping over the weekend by suspected rebels prompted the government to suspend peace talks with the insurgent group.<p>Gen. Ruben Dario Alzate, the commander of …

Iranians flood the streets to mourn a beloved pop star

Iranian authories were caught off-guard on Sunday by huge gatherings in cities across Iran, the largest since the country's disputed presidential election in 2009.<p>Luckily for them, the crowds were there to pay respects to a beloved pop singer.<p>Morteza Pashaei, who was only 30, died on Friday from …

Latest Madoff fraud deal pushes amount recovered to over $10 billion

Victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme will get another $500 million as part of a legal settlement announced on Monday, pushing the total amount …

Uganda probes million dollar ivory theft

Over a tonne of elephant ivory seized from poachers in Uganda and worth over a million dollars has been stolen from government strongrooms, reports said.<p>The country's wildlife authority [UWA] said on Tuesday that it has suspended five top officials over the stolen ivory, after President Yoweri …

University Officials Step Down After Anti-Latina Comments

A San Jose State University philanthropy board member and a vice president have resigned after an investigation into anti-Latina remarks attributed to the board member that went unchallenged by the vice president.<p>Wanda Ginner, a board member on the university’s philanthropic Towers Foundation, and …