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Video: Arizona officer rams police cruiser into suspect

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dramatic dash-cam videos of an arrest in Arizona showed an officer plowing his cruiser into an armed robbery suspect at high speed, once again putting police actions under the public microscope.<p>Experts on Wednesday called the officer's tactics unconventional and even outrageous …

Law Enforcement

The inventor of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died aged 94, Russian officials say: The comparative simplicity of the AK47 - making it cheap, reliable and easy to maintain in the field - helped it to become the world's most widely-used assault rifle, as well as a global symbol of revolution. Obituary of Kalashnikov:

Spied! Porsche 911 Turbo (Already) Goes Under the Knife - Wide Open Throttle

Yes, just months after its world debut in coupe and convertible forms, Porsche’s masterminds are already driving around in what appears to be a face-lifted version of the Porsche 911 Turbo – Motor Trend” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>911 Turbo.<p>From what we can see, the lower front fascia will be …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Saudi Cleric Says Driving Hurts Women's Ovaries

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Women are fighting for the right to drive in Saudi Arabia right now, but one conservative cleric …

Left the Christmas shopping a bit late? Here’s some ideas for the Top Gear fan in your life…

The most popular story on this week? Our exclusive drive of the beautiful, Alfa-8C-murdering Touring Disco Volante.

"It makes everything else look like the past…” It’s Jeremy Clarkson’s car of the year: the game-changing 903bhp hybrid McLaren P1

This year, we've been asking you to send us your best photos of your weekend in cars. Here are some of the very best of 2013

Obama rejects GOP offer to ease shutdown

The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the US government on Tuesday as the first shutdown in 17 years closed landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and threw hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work.<p>The back and forth offered no sign that President Barack Obama …

Nine Perfect Picnic Spots Around the World (Photos)

Avoid the cliché picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower and dine al fresco at one of these locals-only finds.