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Cairns police arrest mother after discovery
Irish TimesCairns police arrest mother after discovery of eight dead childrenIrish TimesThe 37-year-old mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a mass stabbing in Australia's city of Cairns has been arrested for murder, police have said. Det Insp Bruno Asnicar said the woman, who was hospitalised on Friday with stab wounds, was ...Father's heartache after Cairns deathsDaily MailCairns mother arrested over eight children's deathsThe Australian (blog)Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 childrenChron.comReuters -BBC News -ABC Onlineall 1,315 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:30 pm
Taliban threaten to kill politicians' kids
Times of IndiaTaliban threaten to kill politicians' kids nextTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: After the gruesome killing of children in Peshawar this week, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned the Nawaz Sharif government that it will start eliminating children of politicians, including Sharif's family, and army officers if the Pakistan ...Pakistan's most hated man: volleyball player, child killerDaily TimesPakistan resumes executions after Peshawar school attackBBC NewsMuslim Community Holds Vigil for Murdered Pakistan StudentsNBC 6 South FloridaThe Globe and Mail -The News Internationalall 1,299 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:02 pm
North Korea hacked Sony: Obama - The Hindu
The HinduNorth Korea hacked Sony: ObamaThe HinduPresident Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking attack ...US: Sony Cyberattack is 'Serious' National Security MatterVoice of AmericaObama Vows a Response to Cyberattack on SonyNew York TimesHow the FBI says it connected North Korea to the Sony hack — and why some ...MashableLos Angeles Times -CNN (blog) -BBC Newsall 13,531 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:32 pm
Britain Condemns Killings, Mass Abduction In
CHANNELS TELEVISIONBritain Condemns Killings, Mass Abduction In Northern NigeriaBernamaLONDON, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Friday condemned the killings and mass abduction of villagers in northern Nigeria, Xinhua news agency reported. Suspected members of Boko Haram terrorist group killed 32 ...Boko Haram Massacres Aged Persons In GwozaLeadership Newspapersall 164 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:16 pm
Israel: Airstrike Hits Gaza Site - New York
HaaretzIsrael: Airstrike Hits Gaza SiteNew York TimesRetaliating for a rocket fired into Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said it carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in southern Gaza early Saturday in what was its first aerial bombing in Palestinian territory since an August cease-fire that ended this summer's ...Israel bombs Gaza militant base after rocket hits southern IsraelReutersIsrael carries out airstrike on Hamas site in GazaEconomic TimesIsrael attacks Hamas site in GazaHaaretzThe Independent -Al-Arabiyaall 1,034 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:13 pm
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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea
President Barack Obama vowed that the United States will respond to the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on the North Korean government. Obama said the cyber attack "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that he believed the company made a mistake in canceling the release of "The Interview," a comedy portraying the assassination of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. "We will respond," Obama told an end-of-year news conference. ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:52 pm
Ferguson prosecutor: Some witnesses lied,
A woman who swore she saw teenager Michael Brown pummel Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson and charge him “like a football player,” was lying about being at the scene of the controversial police shooting, St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Friday.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 4:06 pm
New Ray Rice video shows couple kissing
Posted on 31 December 1969 | 4:00 pm
Obama says U.S. blacks better off overall
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday that U.S. blacks are better off now than they were when he began his presidency in 2009, but that the gap between blacks and whites remains. "Like the rest of America, Black America, in the aggregate, is better off now than it was when I came into office," he told reporters in an end-of-year news conference. "The gap between income and wealth of white and black America persists, and we've got more work to do on that front. ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:19 pm
Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city. Stephen Silva, 21, changed his plea from not guilty in U.S. District Court in Boston after reaching a deal with federal prosecutors that was filed under seal. ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:39 pm
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Mother arrested in deaths of 8 children in
(CNN)-- The mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a house in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday morning. The 37-year-old woman is under ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:42 pm
Home struggles continue for Miami Heat in
For more than three quarters, the Heat played its best basketball in more than a month. It wasn’t enough to defeat the hottest team in the Eastern Conference, though. The Washington Wizards came to Miami on Friday fueled by all those bitter memories of ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:39 pm
Interactive map said to show deaths by law
A national civil rights organization has created an interactive map provided to USA TODAY that it says shows deaths of civilians by law enforcement officers over the last four years. The map created by the organization ColorofChange.org uses data extracted ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:37 pm
New Judson music students participate in
North Judson High School students stood together in a peaceful protest Friday. Students at North Hudson San Pierre High fear the school is slowly phasing out its music program.“Music is my lifeline,” explained 8th grader, Moll McDondald.For the band ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:34 pm
Faith-healing couple sentenced to 10 years
An Albany couple who believe in faith healing were sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for depriving their daughter of life-saving medical care — which resulted in manslaughter verdicts. In delivering the sentence, Linn County Circuit Court ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:31 pm
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Attempted Murder Suspect Freed By Mistake
A £10,000 reward is offered as police search for teenage suspect Jordan Lee Francois, who was accidentally released from prison.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:14 pm
Man Arrested Over Police Constable's Killing
A suspect has handed himself into police and is being questioned about an attack on PC Neil Doyle who was on a festive night out.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:01 pm
Israel Launches Gaza Airstrike On Hamas Site
The Israeli military has carried out its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since this summer's 50-day conflict.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:15 pm
Mother Arrested Over Deaths Of Eight
The 37-year-old is the mother of seven of eight children who had all been found stabbed to death at a house in Cairns, Australia.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:09 pm
Sony: 'We Had No Choice' But To Pull Film
The company says its hand was forced by cinema chains deciding not to show The Interview, which has angered North Korea.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:50 pm
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Murder attempt suspect freed in error
A teenager suspected of attempted murder has been released from prison by mistake, prompting a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:36 pm
Off-duty PC murder suspect arrested
A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:05 pm
Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:59 pm
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:42 pm
Cairns children's mother arrested
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:24 pm
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Car stolen with baby inside
Surveillance video shows a person walking away from a stolen car with a baby inside. CNN affiliate WLWT reports.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:09 pm
Gruesome discovery in storage unit
When Regina Zimmer bid $40 on an abandoned storage unit in Colfax, California, near Sacramento, all she did before the purchase was look at the unit from the outside and hope to find something valuable.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:07 pm
DUI charge in fatal crowd crash
A 56-year-old Southern California woman was charged Friday with driving intoxicated into a crowd exiting a church Christmas-related event, killing four people, including a 6-year-old boy, prosecutors said.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:41 pm
Obama calls on women only
President Barack Obama made a decision to call on only female reporters during his 2014 year-end press conference.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:31 pm
The week in 32 photos
The Pope celebrated his birthday, a landslide buried homes in California and holidays were observed around the world. See these and other images from the week's news.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:30 pm
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Substance abuse treatment often impossible
Many people with mental illness also suffer from addiction.        
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 4:16 am
Obama calls 2014 a 'breakthrough year'
The president holds his annual end-of-the-year news conference.        
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:26 am
Obama: Sony 'did the wrong thing' when it
Sony Pictures CEO responds: 'We have not caved.'        
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:08 am
'Not a monster': Holmes' parents plead for
They're asking for no trial, just mental-health treatment.        
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 2:15 am
Motive in shooting of TV meteorologist
Armed suspect still not captured.        
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:39 am
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Critic’s Notebook: The Disconnect of
In one critic’s view, “The Interview” is less about Kim Jong-un than it is a typical American bromance, a timidity that makes North Korea’s response all the more surprising.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:18 pm
Panel to Advise Against Penalty for
A panel investigating the agency’s search of a computer network used by staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee who were looking into the C.I.A.'s use of torture will recommend against punishing anyone, officials said.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:17 pm
Crucible of Cuban Zeal Redefines
Cárdenas, Cuba, which is home to Elián González, is a growing city of contrasts and contradictions.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:09 pm
Obama Vows a Response to Cyberattack on Sony
President Obama said the U.S. would “respond proportionally” to the attack on Sony Pictures after the F.B.I. said it had extensive evidence that North Korea had organized it.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:07 pm
Obama Defends Actions on Cuba and Promises
President Obama said the reopening of relations with Cuba would give the United States more sway there, and promised to “respond proportionally” to a cyberattack on Sony.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:57 pm
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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing censorship in America.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:49 pm
Israel bombs Gaza militant base after rocket
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day, the army said.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:07 pm
Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing censorship in America.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:52 pm
Israel bombs Gaza militant base after rocket
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day, the army said.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:44 pm
Cuba's Raul Castro steps out of brother's
HAVANA (Reuters) - Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:23 pm
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NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory discovers
NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory has discovered its first planet since it was repurposed for a new mission, this one two times the diameter of Earth.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:51 pm
UN urges Israel to repay Lebanon $850mn in
The US General Assembly has nearly unanimously approved a resolution urging Israel to pay Lebanon some $850mn compensation to cover the clean-up cost of an oil spill caused in 2006 by the IDF jets attack on oil storage tanks during the war with Hezbollah.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:41 pm
FBI mishandled evidence throughout United
FBI agents all over the United States have mishandled, wrongly labeled and even lost evidence pertaining to criminal investigations, a critical internal review has found. The Bureau is even storing more weapons and drugs than it has documented.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:19 pm
Staples data breach exposes 1.16mn cards in
The world’s largest office supply retailer Staples has revealed that up to 1.16 million of its clients’ payment cards might have been “affected” by a massive malware attack on the company’s point-of-sales systems.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:14 pm
Dick Cheney should be in prison, not on
Journalist Glenn Greenwald said Dick Cheney is able to brag about the success of torture on weekend news shows because the Obama administration has decided to shield torturers rather than prosecute them.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:40 pm
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Greek MP alleges bribe offer for vote
Politician claims he was offered at least $2.5m to vote in favour of government's presidential candidate.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:53 pm
Mother arrested over Australia child murders
Woman detained on suspicion of murder after seven of her children and a niece are found killed in a house in Cairns.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:56 pm
Israeli plane strikes Gaza after rocket fire
No casualties reported as Israel attacks Hamas targets in Palestinian territory for first time since war this summer.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:11 pm
Pakistan resumes hangings after school
Two people hanged days after government lifted moratorium on death penalty in the wake of massacre that left 149 dead.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:02 pm
Iraqi Kurds retake more ground from ISIL
After reaching Sinjar Mountains where thousands of Yazidis were trapped, Peshmerga forces claim gains closer to Mosul.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 4:39 pm
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Two WA fires controlled, two still burning
WEST Australian crews have contained two fires but warnings are still in place for two uncontained blazes.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:33 pm
US shooter's parents plead for his life
THE parents of the US theatre gunman James Holmes have pleaded for his life to be spared.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:28 pm
US top court won't stop gay marriages
THE US Supreme Court has refused to intervene in the case of gay marriage in Florida.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:25 pm
Israel should pay Lebanon for spill: UN
THE UN General Assembly has approved a resolution asking Israel to compensate Lebanon for an oil spill caused by an Israeli strike on oil storage tanks.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:20 pm
US govt warns travellers to be careful
A STATE Department travel alert is warning United States citizens abroad to be extra cautious.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:20 pm
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Liverpool vs Arsenal: The day Thierry Henry
Flashback: A crucial hat-trick against Liverpool a decade ago captured striker's value to Arsenal in 90 stunning minutes
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:41 pm
Archers not like Eastenders, says Radio 4
Gwyneth Williams, controller of BBC Radio 4, tells listeners that the Ambridge soap is "a drama" and that "things have to happen from time to time", in response to complaints about sensational storylines
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:05 pm
Crowds to splash £2m a minute in Christmas
This weekend will be the busiest of the year in town centres as shoppers take advantage of falling food and petrol prices and discounts on popular Christmas gifts
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:41 pm
Pakistan hangs two terrorists in response to
Pakistan takes revenge for the massacre of 141 pupils and teachers at a school in Peshawar by hanging two convicted terrorists
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:28 pm
Mandy Rice-Davies and Baroness Thatcher were
Unlikely as it may seem, Mandy Rice-Davies, the dancer at the centre of the Profumo affair, became a friend of Baroness Thatcher in later life
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:00 pm
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Vatican Christmas tree lights switched on in
There is less than a week until Christmas and the Vatican has switched on the lights on its tree in St. Peter's Square. The governor of Vatican City…
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:22 pm
Obama says Sony made a "mistake"
The cyber threats against Sony Pictures have been a top subject in President Obama's end-of-year speech. He referred to the scrapping of the release…
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:02 pm
Print yourself fitter say 3D food printers
3D printers look set to eventually transform every aspect of our daily lives, and now the whizz-kids that operate them have found a new application:…
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:19 am
Five Colombian soldiers killed in attack on
At least five soldiers have been killed and several injured after clashes between Colombian government forces and guerillas thought to be members of…
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:14 am
Peshawar survivors struggle to cope in
Those left behind after the Peshawar school attack are struggling to come to terms with life without loved ones, friends, or inspirational teachers.…
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:13 am
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British Gas owner posts huge profits
British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle
The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe
Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am