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Woman beheaded in workplace dispute at Oklahoma food plant

A man suspected of beheading a woman he worked with and stabbing another was a convicted felon who had been released from probation this year, Oklahoma corrections officials confirmed Thursday.<p>Alton Nolen, 30, was released from probation in April, earlier than the original 2017 date, said Jerry …

Crime

The F-22, world's priciest fighter jet, finally flies in combat

After nearly a decade of being derided as dangerous to fly and an example of wasteful military spending, the radar-evading F-22 fighter jet flew in combat for the first time in this week's U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.<p>The Pentagon said it used the stealthy warplane in coordinated strikes with other …

Military

Woman sues Cowboys owner Jerry Jones alleging sexual assault

An Oklahoma woman says in a lawsuit that Dallas Cowboys owner <b>Jerry Jones</b> paid her for at least four years to prevent her from reporting an alleged sexual assault.<p><b>Jana Weckerly's</b> attorney, <b>Thomas Bowers</b>, filed an updated lawsuit Monday that accuses Jones of forcibly touching Weckerly's genitals and …

Football (U.S.)

Romania confronts communist past in trial of prison camp chief

The hearing only lasted an hour. The defendant was a frail old man in a hat. The atmosphere was subdued, the legal procedure perfunctory.<p>But in a packed courtroom in Bucharest, Romania finally took steps on Wednesday to come to terms with the brutality of its communist past. Twenty-five years after …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks about Bitcoin, Google, ISIS and censorship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange doesn’t normally give a lot of interviews from his sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy in London — but when he is …

Franchise Players: Why One Franchise Wasn't Enough

6 min read<p><i>This article was originally published on July 15, 2014.</i><p><i>Franchise Players</i> <i>is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email</i> <i>ktaylor@entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>When Sanden Andrews began looking into buying a …

Entrepreneurship

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

100th Anniversary of Panama Canal: Pictures

Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation.<p>Instead, the 100th anniversary of the …

Italians enraged at rise of Sicily's new Facebook mafia

Detectives are poring over social media for details that might help them arrest new generation of mobsters who have turned their back on traditional code of discretion<p>Just when police thought they had finally loosened the Mafia's historical stranglehold over Sicily, a new generation of brash …

GoPro's Nick Woodman On Life As Head Of A Public Company And Microsoft's "Mistake"

Since the last time we spoke with GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman, some things have changed. Over the last year and half, he’s cut out a lot of the “dude’s” from everyday conversation, had another kid and led his company through one of the most successful initial public offerings of 2014. …

Procter & Gamble to slash about 100 brands

Procter & Gamble Co. plans to cut more than half of its brands, as the world's largest consumer products company slims down amid sluggish sales.<p>The Cincinnati-based firm will shed 90 to 100 brands and focus investment on remaining product lines that comprise more than 95% of company profit, Chief …

Procter & Gamble

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013

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