Joel Huggins

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Boston Marathon bombing: Tsarnaev's defence team want charges thrown out

Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are seeking to have multiple charges against him dismissed.<p>In a court filing late on Friday his lawyers said some charges were repetitive and that the number could sway jurors weighing whether to find him guilty and sentence him to …

Russian Forces Flood Crimea; Ukraine Warns of War

Russian troops flooded the Russian-speaking Ukrainian region of Crimea on Saturday, giving President Vladimir Putin abundant options should he decide to use the new military authority his parliament gave him.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Putin by telephone Saturday after the upper house of …

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced.<p>The book is to focus on the whistleblower's discussions with Google Chairman Eric …

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April 2014

Watch 7 Minutes of Hilarious February News Bloopers

The crew at NewsBeFunny know the truth: There’s absolutely nothing funnier than an dysfunctional news broadcast. This month’s snow-centric round-up …

30 Impossibly Cozy Places You Could Die Happy In

The napping possibilities are endless.

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Iditarod 2014: Previewing the field in The Last Great Race

Mushers converge on Anchorage, Alaska this weekend as the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins its 42nd running.<p>Even the competitors in the Iditarod, an event intrinsically linked to frigid conditions, will have to overcome unusual weather this winter. With surfaces along the trail much icier …

Texas woman wins half-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit

A woman in Texas has won a rare, major legal victory in a revenge porn case. Local station ABC KTRK reports that a civil court has awarded the anonymous woman $500,000 after her former boyfriend of seven years posted photographs and videos from their relationship on YouTube and other sites as a way …

Track Google's Project Loon Internet balloons in real time as they travel the world

Google’s Project Loon was unveiled in 2013 as an ambitious project to bring internet to some of the most remote parts of the world where it’s hard to get Internet access. The project’s still in full swing and you’re now able to track the balloons in real time as they travel the world. The helium …

China mass stabbing: Deadly knife attack in Kunming

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1057000/1057274_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534468609_e7b990923dabac8b2c080f1e06a4308f<p><b>An attack by knife-wielding men at a railway station in Kunming in south-west China has left at least 29 dead, the state news agency Xinhua …

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Pakistani army fuels anger in securing Swat from Taliban

KHWAZAKHELA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani farmer Wazir Jamal was so upset about being forced off his patch of land to make way for an army base in the Swat Valley that he killed himself, family and friends say.<p>A soldier stands guard at a checkpoint in the town of Khwazakhela, in the northwestern …

U.S. 'Suspends' Role in Russia G8 Summit After Obama, Putin Speak

The U.S. is preparing to pull out of the next summit of industrialized nations — scheduled in Russia — in protest of Russian military moves in Ukraine, the White House said Saturday after President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke directly by phone.<p>As tension in Ukraine …

Crimea's Putin supporters prepare to welcome possible Russian advance

"The people of Sevastopol are the most patriotic on the planet," says Dimitry Sinichkin, the leather-jacketed leader of a fearsome Crimean biker gang known as the Night Wolves. "They have come out to defend their families and country."<p>As Ukraine's stability continues to unravel, Sinichkin and his …

Jailed Venezuela Protest Leader Mocks Maduro Talks

Jailed Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez scoffed on Friday at President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to open talks with opponents and businessman after a month of demonstrations and violence that have killed at least 17 people.<p>Maduro, 51, seems to have weathered the worst of an explosion of …

33 Dead, 130 Injured in China Knife-Wielding Spree

A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, killing at least 29 people and injuring more than 130 others in what Chinese officials called a terrorist strike, the official Xinhua News Agency said.<p>Four of the attackers were also shot dead and only one was …

Putin ready to invade Ukraine; Kiev warns of war

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament’s approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where the new government warned of war, put its troops on high alert and appealed to NATO for help.<p>Putin’s open assertion of the right to send troops to a country of 46 …

At least 28 die in 'terrorist' attack at Chinese train station: reports

BEIJING (Reuters) - At least 28 people were killed by knife-wielding attackers in a “violent terrorist attack” at a train station in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming, and police shot dead five of the assailants, state media said on Sunday.<p>Another 113 people were wounded, the official Xinhua …

Ukraine PM warns of war as Russian military seizes control in Crimea

Ukraine has put its armed forces on full alert and warned Russia that military intervention will lead to war shortly after Vladimir Putin gave the green light for an invasion as the upper house of the Russian parliament unanimously approved his request to send troops into the neighbouring …

Turkey to shut schools in blow to PM rival

Turkey's parliament has passed a new legislation to shut down private preparatory schools, many of which are run by the movement of an influential United-States-based Muslim cleric that has been in a political rivalry with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).<p>The move, which was passed …

Iraq Death Toll Tops 700 In February

A bloody February in Iraq led to at least 700 civilian deaths in the course of the month, as the violent Sunni-Shiite clashes that have worsened …

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Pakistan Taliban announce one-month ceasefire to aid peace talks

The Pakistani Taliban has announced that the group will observe a one-month ceasefire as part of efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the government, throwing new life into a foundering peace process.<p>Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said in a statement emailed to reporters on Saturday that the top …

Twin Nigeria blasts kill at least 50 in Maiduguri

<b>Two explosions targeting a busy market in the town of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria have left at least 50 people dead, the Red Cross says.</b><p>Hospital sources say many of the victims were children.<p>Maiduguri is the headquarters of a military force fighting against the Boko Haram Islamist group, which …

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