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Correction: Priests Attacked story

PHOENIX (AP) — In a stories June 13-17 about a deadly priest attack, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the victim's stepsister. …

Senior Citizen Arrested for Cooking Meth at Retirement Home

California police arrested 64-year-old Robert Short Saturday for allegedly cooking methamphetamine in his retirement community apartment.<p>After police …

Man arrested in connection with priest's death

PHOENIX — A man with a history of aggravated assault and misconduct involving weapons was arrested in connection with the death of a Phoenix priest hours before the father's requiem Mass began, police said Monday.<p>Gary Michael Moran, 54, was arrested late Sunday on a eight charges including …

Twin Tornadoes Pummel Northeast Nebraska, Killing One

Weather<p>A small town was devastated Monday afternoon when two tornadoes touched down simultaneously in northeast Nebraska, killing one person, critically injuring at least 16 more people and sending rescue crews scrambling to dig for others who might be buried under the rubble.<p>At least one of the …

U.S. Launches Investigation Into Disappearance Of Bergdahl

The U.S. Army has launched an investigation into the "facts and circumstances" surrounding both how Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared in Afghanistan and his capture by the Taliban.<p>In a statement, the Army said it had appointed Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl as its investigating officer. The statement …

Obama ordering 275 military personnel to Iraq; may send special ops

In a sign of the growing danger in Iraq, President Obama notified Congress on Monday that he was sending up to 275 U.S. military personnel "to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad."<p>Obama also is considering sending 100 or fewer special operations troops to …

Tornadoes pummel Nebraska, one fatality reported amid damage

Multiple tornadoes pummeled a region in northeast Nebraska Monday, killing one and causing damage that was still being assessed as the sun went down.<p>And the severe weather is not letting up. A tornado watch remains in place until early Tuesday morning.<p>One city, Pilger, has been closed to all but …

Dozens killed after Islamists strike Kenya town close to tourist resort of Lamu

Attackers flying flags of Somalia's al-Shabaab carry out deadliest attack on Kenyan soil since Westgate mall, targeting hotels and businesses near resort island<p>Gunmen flying the flag of Somalia’s al-Qaeda affiliate roared into a Kenyan coastal town and opened fire indiscriminately on pedestrians, …

U.S. Sends 170 Military Personnel to Iraq, With More Possible

World<p>The U.S. has sent 170 military personnel to Iraq to shore up security for Americans and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, defense officials said Monday — and a hundred more could be on the way.<p>President Barack Obama formally notified Congress of the assignment in a letter under the War Powers Act …

Never-Before-Seen Photos From Chrissy Teigen And John Legend's Wedding

It's been nine months since Chrissy Teigen and John Legend tied the knot in Lake Como, Italy and we <i>still</i> haven't gotten our fill of gorgeous wedding photos.<p>On Saturday, photographer Aaron Delesie posted some stunning shots of the bride and groom on his Instagram account. We've been swooning ever …

5 Uncool Things That Facebook Could Do To WhatsApp

Here’s a few things that give me major anxiety:<p>Flying snakes.<p>The thought of receiving a call along the lines of, “Hi, Maseena? This is Nev and Max from a show called Catfish…”<p>And watching Brad Pitt in <i>any</i> movie. * explanation at the end of the post<p>As you can imagine then, something like last week’s …

Pope Francis urges new cardinals to avoid Vatican intrigue and gossip

Pope Francis has instructed his new "princes of the church" – among them Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster – to avoid "intrigue, gossip, cliques, favouritism and partiality" as they don the Roman Catholic church's prized red biretta.<p>Speaking in St Peter's basilica a day after …

Head Of Ukrainian Parliament Assumes Presidential Power

<b>This post was updated at 4:00 p.m. ET.</b><p>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's opponents are moving quickly to take government power, although no one is certain how permanent those moves will be.<p>The Ukrainian legislature has voted to give the president's powers temporarily to the Parliament speaker, …

Deaf Man Allegedly Beaten, Tasered By Police After Trying To Use Sign Language

Police officers in Southern California are under fire for allegations that they beat, shocked and arrested a deaf man who was trying to use sign language to communicate with them.<p>Jonathan Meister, a deaf and non-verbal resident of Manhattan Beach, Calif., claims that the Hawthorne Police Department …

'Mass Killing' Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine's Yanukovych

World<p>Ukraine's acting interior minister issued an arrest warrant for embattled President Viktor Yanukovych, the Associated Press reported Monday.<p>The warrant issued for Yanukovych and several other officials was for the "mass killing of civilians," Interior Minister Arsen Avakhov said on his …

WhatsApp apologises to users for system crash

By Declan Harvey<i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p>WhatsApp has apologised to users after its system went down for more than two hours on Saturday evening.<p>The team behind the instant messaging service blamed "server issues" for the crash.<p>WhatsApp has more than 450 million global users every month.<p>On Wednesday …

Ethical hacking organization hacked, website defaced with Edward Snowden's passport

Passports of 60,000 US military and government IT professionals at risk<p>The EC-Council, a US professional organization that offers a respected certification in ethical hacking, was itself hacked this weekend. Passport and photo ID details of more than 60,000 security professionals who have obtained …

Network router caused WhatsApp's 'biggest' outage

(Reuters) - WhatsApp founder Jan Koum on Sunday issued an apology and blamed a network router for Saturday’s outage of the mobile messaging app.<p>A Whatsapp App logo is seen behind a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone that is logged on to Facebook in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, February 20, 2014. …