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Unusual meteorological phenomenon to blame for La. flooding

The storm's angry gray clouds settled in over Louisiana and like a grumpy house guest, it simply refused to leave.<p>Meteorologists call it a "monsoon depression."<p>The rare weather event dumped more than 20 inches of rain on southwest Mississippi and coastal Louisiana, causing massive flooding in Baton …

Florida zoo mourns keeper killed by tiger; investigation continues

<b>(CNN) —</b> Palm Beach zookeeper Stacey Konwiser dedicated her life to protecting an endangered subspecies. Colleagues describe the 38-year-old as a wife, a daughter and a sister to those with whom she worked.<p>Konwiser was the lead tiger keeper at the Palm Beach Zoo. She was killed by a 13-year-old male …

Kiddie tablets 'grow up' as competition grows

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiddie tablets have grown up.<p>Tablets designed just for kids are getting more sophisticated as they face increased competition from …

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Watching Sandra Bland

In the age of dashboard video cameras and cell-phone-captured arrests, there is so much that we see and can’t ever unsee. Police in Staten Island putting Eric Garner in a choke hold, while he gasps, over and over, that he can’t breathe.* The Texas state trooper threatening to use his Taser on …

'It's time to hold physical cash,' says one of Britain's most senior fund managers

It may be time to put money under the mattress. High profile fund managers explain how to prepare for a 'systemic event'<p>The manager of one of Britain’s biggest bond funds has urged investors to keep cash under the mattress.<p>Ian Spreadbury, who invests more than £4bn of investors’ money across a …

Another Blizzard Curls In From The Northeast

<i>Updated at 3:10 p.m. ET</i><p>A winter storm that has already dumped up to 8 inches of snow in parts of Michigan is set to bring blizzard conditions to much of the Northeast this weekend.<p>According to The Weather Channel, brutal winds, bitterly cold temperatures and lots of snow along the Eastern Seaboard …

Flurry Finds That Apple Devices And Phablets Scored Big On Christmas

Flurry has released its annual Christmas report. Each year, the holiday sees the highest number of device activations and app installations as people open presents, and last week was no exception. What is interesting is that 51.3 percent of new devices activated were made by Apple, compared to 17.7 …

Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS

In a stunning speech, Erdogan railed against Western “spies” and journalists and seemed to endorse the ISIS plan to redraw the region’s …

How U.S. Teens Rank in Financial Literacy

There’s room for improvement compared to other teens across the globe, according to a new international study.<p>Results of an international study of …

Hong Kong protesters stand ground ahead of Chinese national day

It’s just gone 2pm in Hong Kong, where protestors continue to hold key areas of the city in the fifth consecutive day of civil unrest. My colleague Tania Branigan has just filed this dispatch: “Hong Kong’s chief executive calls for protests to end, resisting calls to quit.”<p>Hong Kong’s chief …

Hackers nab 1.2B passwords in colossal breach, says security firm

Thought the theft of 110 million people's data during the hack into retailer Target was bad? Hold Security says it's discovered a breach more than 10 times bigger.<p>Over the past seven months, the security firm has been working to uncover what it says is arguably the largest known data breach in …

They did it! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married!

Big Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie news:<p>They were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39, tells AP.<p>It happened in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. The couple got a marriage license from a judge in California. He presided over the wedding in …