Emily Melton

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WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Birmingham police are searching for the suspect of a robbery and stabbing on Toulon Avenue.<p>Published 2h at 4:25 PM<p>TODAY'S HEADLINES<p>Montevallo police …

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Australia missionary describes North Korea detention

<b>An Australian missionary deported from North Korea has spoken out about his experience in detention.</b><p>John Short, 75, was detained in Pyongyang after leaving Christian pamphlets at a tourist site.<p>In a statement to the Australian Associated Press, Mr Short said he was subjected to "gruelling …

North Koreans reportedly face execution for contact with South Korean missionary

Thirty-three North Koreans will likely be executed after being charged with attempting to overthrow the repressive regime of Kim Jong-un. The means of their alleged treachery? Receiving money to set up 500 underground churches from a South Korean missionary who has since been jailed by …

We analyzed 37 years’ worth of Warren Buffett’s shareholder letters. Here’s what we found

When one of the richest men in the world offers free advice, you listen. Of course acting on it is another thing, but investors have been hearing Warren Buffett out for years in his role as chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway through his annual letter to shareholders, in which he not only …

Seth Rogen's Speech Was Delivered to a Near-Empty Senate Chamber

Yesterday Seth Rogen testified before a Senate subcommittee to raise awareness for Alzheimer's. Today, he's trying to expose the theatrics of the …

Seth Rogen

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

A Photographer Asked Convicts To Write To Their Younger Selves And The Results Were Gut-Wrenching

Trent Bell, an architectural photographer, was inspired after a friend got into trouble and ended up sentenced to 36 years in prison. Scroll down to see a video of how he made the series.<p>You can follow Trent on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Crime

The Problem With All That Craft Beer We're Drinking

Our newfound love for craft beer may make cause a shortage in what we need to make it.<p><i>UPDATE: Hops prices are now soaring. Great. –Eds.</i><p><b>Sound the alarms!</b> It's not just Velveeta and Sriracha facing possible supply shortages. Currently, a world hops shortage also seems imminent. Then again, with the …

Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

Joe Manchin’s daughter Heather was looking for a job. The now-senator and one-time governor of West Virginia was only a state level rep when he ran …

Playful Snapshots of Miniature Scenes Around the Office

When German artist Bettina Gber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger, adventure, and …

Miniature

Mohu Channels Is A Roku Alternative For Cord Cutters

While on-demand video fans eagerly await Amazon’s rumored set-top box and a new generation Apple TV, antenna-maker Mohu has developed its own solution, targeted squarely at cord cutters, that brings OTA broadcast channels, streaming apps, and web content to your TV. Dubbed Mohu Channels, the …

Drink Responsibly: A Healthy Guide to Imbibing

There's a smarter way to enjoying a cocktail that won't derail your healthy lifestyle.<p>Socializing is a major part of life and lets face it alcohol plays a major role in that. As someone who teaches a holistic approach to health, it is all about finding balance. When implementing any sort of health, …

Ukraine signs peace deal, calls for early elections

Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych signed a pact with opposition leaders today that will reform the government in hopes of ending the violent conflict that has left dozens dead over the last several days. There's no guarantee that the mass of Ukrainian protestors, who the opposition leaders …

Ukraine crisis: MP on parliament's 'historic day'

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders have signed a deal leading to an early presidential poll.<p>Shortly after they signed the peace deal, MPs voted in parliament to return Ukraine to its 2004 constitution, switching power from the president to parliament.<p>They also approved an …

Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite China's objections

WASHINGTON — President Obama met the Dalai Lama on Friday despite fierce objections from China that the meeting would damage the U.S.-Chinese relationship.<p>The exiled Tibetan leader visited the White House for the third time during Obama's presidency.<p>The two met in the less significant Map Room — …

Royale with Cheese: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Gets a Live Reading at LACMA

When Quentin Tarantino’s brilliant, groundbreaking <i>Pulp Fiction</i> was released twenty years ago, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was the 13-year-old star of the …

21 Anthologies Every Author Should Own

Before you write, you gotta read.<p>If you're going to be an author, there are two things you need to do on a regular basis: Read, and write. One of the best ways to study the short form is to pick up anthologies. It's a good way to sample one story by an author before you go out and purchase an …

Books

Kurt Cobain: Rare Images, Artwork, and Journal Entries

(no title)<p>Kurt at five months old with his father, Don, July 1967 (a note on the back of the photograph reads "Kurt's first time to steer the car").<p>A …

Silk Road Merchant Arrested Over Sale of Drugs, Guns, Cash

Internet<p>Another user of the Silk Road online black marketplace has discovered that the service is not quite as anonymous or foolproof as he thought. Charged with drug trafficking, unlicensed gun theft and counterfeiting, Sheldon Kennedy could be facing 20 years.<p>Homeland Security said in a press …

The Fed Spent the Year of the Economic Crisis Pretty Sure It Had Things Under Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Federal Reserve published transcripts from its 2008 meetings on Friday, finally documenting for …

Blackberry boss 'outrage' at T-Mobile iPhone offer

<b>The boss of Blackberry says he is "outraged" after T-Mobile in the US targeted his customers offering them a free upgrade to an iPhone 5s.</b><p>After Blackberry customers complained on social media, chief executive John Chen called the promotion "inappropriate and ill-conceived"<p>T-Mobile apologised for …

German collector in talks with Nazi art claimants

<b>Art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, whose works were seized by German police in 2012, is in talks with claimants about art allegedly looted by Nazis.</b><p>Hannes Hartung, Mr Gurlitt's lawyer, said the claims involve 40 pieces - more than 1,400 works were confiscated from his flat in Munich in 2012.<p>Many are …

Must-See Photos From Day 12 of the Sochi Olympics

Team USA players celebrate their win over Sweden in their women's ice hockey semi-final game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Ol<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Grigory …

Five Japanese scuba divers found alive off Bali coast

Five of seven Japanese scuba divers who went missing three days ago off the coast of the Indonesian resort island of Bali have been found alive, clinging to a coral reef, police said on Monday.<p>The divers, all women, were spotted by fishermen about 300 metres off the coast of Nusa Penida, a small …

This Abandoned Japanese Theme Park Is The Strangest Place You'll See Today

Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park in Japan was left to ruin after the owners closed it down in 2001.

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Ancient statue of Greek god Apollo discovered in Gaza strip

A rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo was unearthed last summer on the Gaza strip, Reuters reports, only to be concealed by Hamas since it resurfaced. The "priceless" discovery has thrown the archaeological community into a clamor, with a debate currently brewing about where the statue …

Dumb Starbucks, Now Dumb IRS

Call it dumb or very, very smart, but Dumb Starbucks made big waves. The new but short-lived store in Los Angeles calling itself “Dumb Starbucks” had a Dumb Starbucks logo and a Dumb Starbucks menu. What’s more, there were Dumb Starbucks cups (in Dumb Grande, Dumb Venti and Dumb Tall).<p>The whole …

Obama: “There’s no country where we have a no-spy agreement”

President Barack Obama said Tuesday there is no country where the United States has committed not to engage in espionage.<p>Speaking at a joint press …

Obama Warns Companies Eyeing Iran Business

President Barack Obama issued a stern warning Tuesday to companies eyeing business opportunities in Iran not to move too fast, one week after a …

Shaun White Crashes During Halfpipe Final

World<p>Shaun White of the United States crashes out in the snowboard men's halfpipe finals on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. White finished fourth in the competition.

Winter Olympics