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Navy sailor killed in San Diego road rage incident

The family of a career Navy sailor killed last week in an alleged road rage incident in San Diego was reeling Monday from their loss as his alleged killer was charged with murder.<p>“It’s just a huge loss to the country, to his family, to his friends,” said Kathy Cramer, the mother of one of U.S. Navy …

Owner of Collapsed Bangladesh Factory That Killed 1,100 to Face Murder Charges

Murder charges will be filed against the owner of a Bangladeshi garment factory that collapsed and killed more than 1,100 people in 2013, police said Sunday.<p>Mohammed Sohel Rana was arrested as he was trying to flee across the border to India a week after the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka collapsed …

Extremism

Indicted ex-FIFA executive cites Onion article in rant slamming US

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner renewed his criticism of the United States, where he faces corruption charges, on Sunday by releasing a pair of videotaped comments — one of them based on a story by satirical website The Onion.<p>"This past week has been a most trying one for me, a most …

Vietnam, U.S. discuss land reclamation in South China Sea | Reuters

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his call for an end to island-building in the South China Sea in talks on Monday with his Vietnamese counterpart, who said Vietnam had not expanded its islands but had done work to prevent wave erosion.<p>U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash …

China

Gunman killed after shooting spree in Georgia

CONYERS, Ga. — Authorities say a man shot four people at two different locations before he was fatally shot by deputies in Rockdale County on Sunday.<p>According to officials on the scene, it began with an incident at Magnet Package Liquor Store on Ga. Highway 20 and Oglesby Road. An altercation …

Crime

Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Appears To Be Heating Up Again

While Ukrainians fear another offensive, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a measure saying that Russian military casualties during peacetime will now be considered a state secret.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>The fighting in eastern Ukraine appears to be heating up once again, so much so …

Russia

Taliban attack police headquarters in east Afghanistan | Reuters

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban militants stormed a police headquarters in an Afghan city after a suicide bomb attack at its gate and wounded at least nine policemen, officials said on Monday.<p>The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on the police compound in the eastern city of …

Extremism

Captors post first video of Frenchwoman kidnapped in Yemen

Dubai (AFP) - The captors of Frenchwoman Isabelle Prime, kidnapped in Yemen on February 24, posted the first video of her since her abduction.<p>In the 21-second tape posted on YouTube, Prime is shown seated on the ground dressed in black and appeals to the French and Yemeni presidents to take action …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

US in talks with Qatar over returning five Taliban fighters to Afghanistan

The five senior Taliban figures who were exchanged for US sergeant and transferred from Guantanamo Bay could return to Afghanistan unless alternative is agreed<p>The United States is in talks with Qatar on the status of five Taliban figures who may be free to return to Afghanistan a year after their …

More Than 5,000 Migrants Rescued on the Mediterranean Since Friday

The number of migrants rescued over the weekend while trying to cross the Mediterranean sea surpassed 5,000.<p>Italian authorities transported 454 to …

Isis captured 2,300 Humvee armoured vehicles from Iraqi forces in Mosul

Iraq’s prime minister reveals extent of equipment loss when Isis overran the army last year in the country’s second-largest city<p>Iraqi security forces lost 2,300 Humvee armoured vehicles when the Islamic State jihadist group overran the northern city of Mosul, the prime minister Haider al-Abadi said …

Middle East

The Senate Advances NSA Surveillance Reform Legislation As Deadline Approaches

In a rare Sunday session ,the Senate voted 77-to-17 to take up the USA Freedom Act, a bill already passed in the House that would reform the NSA.<p>The procedural vote came just hours before key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire at midnight. It will likely take until the middle of the …

The Most Affordable Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Traveling on a budget can be tricky and all the more so if you have children. While most of us would love to fly to Paris for the holidays or spend a few weeks in Australia this summer, those destinations are often too expensive for the typical American family to visit but once in a blue moon. But …

32 massive parties everyone should go to in their lifetime

Most people dream about hitting one epic party in their lifetime, whether it's Oktoberfest in Germany, Carnaval in Brazil, or Mardi Gras in New Orleans, USA.<p>We've found the biggest and wildest parties around the globe.<p>From dancing in a whirlwind of colors at India's Holi festival to throwing …