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After 2nd shooting victim dies, Washington school struggles, mourns

Before opening fire on five students and then killing himself, a popular high school football player in Washington state had texted his victims and asked them to join him at lunch, officials said Monday.<p>They were gathered at the same table in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria Friday …

Isis releases John Cantlie video claiming battle for Kobani nearly over

Islamic State (Isis) has released a new video featuring John Cantlie, in which the British hostage speaks from what is alleged to be the besieged Syrian city of Kobani. The film begins with footage shot from an “Islamic State army” drone.<p>The video differs from previous ones in which the 43-year-old …

The Jeb Bush Effect

A presidential bid by the former Florida governor would complicate the party's case against Hillary Clinton.<p>It has been clear for some time that a significant portion of the Republican establishment in Washington wants Jeb Bush to run for president in 2016. Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, the party's …

Exit Ford, Enter Tory

"Normalcy" returns to Toronto politics as John Tory is elected to replace troubled mayor Rob Ford.<p>The Ford era is finally over. After a long and rocky reign as the mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford was officially displaced Tuesday night when former Progressive Conservative leader John Tory won the city's …

Nepal trekkers 'kicked out of lodge during snow storm' blame local greed for eight deaths

At least eight trekkers died after Nepal lodge owner at Thorung La Pass promised to lead them to safety in return for cash, but abandoned them to their fate mid-route, according to survivors<p><b>Latest: Nepal trekking disaster - Britons still missing after severe snow storm</b><p>Survivors of the violent snow …

Center of Hurricane Gonzalo moves over Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The eye of Hurricane Gonzalo crossed over this tiny British territory Friday night, pounding Bermuda with fierce wind and …

Florida 'Loud Music' Shooter Michael Dunn Gets Life In Prison

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager during an argument over loud music has been sentenced to life in prison.<p>Michael Dunn, 47, was convicted last month in his second trial, after the first trial ended in a deadlocked jury. He was charged with premeditated …

Nigeria, Boko Haram agree to immediate cease-fire

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government said Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, but many people expressed …