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Did Stan Lee fondle himself?

Apr 24, 2018 / 10:12 am

A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behaviour during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit...

Who has Babe's bat?

Apr 24, 2018 / 8:27 am

As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. A...

Trump warns Iran

Apr 24, 2018 / 8:18 am

Weighing withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians "restart their nuclear program, they will...

Meghan: trendy or classic?

Apr 24, 2018 / 7:26 am

A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders? With less than a month to go until she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle...

Royals welcome grandson

Apr 24, 2018 / 7:22 am

Prince Charles said Tuesday it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again with the birth of a third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge....

Dozens injured in quake

Apr 24, 2018 / 6:54 am

Turkish officials say dozens were injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey. The earthquake struck Samsat village in the province of Adiyaman early...

Arrest in deadly arson

Apr 24, 2018 / 6:50 am

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building Tuesday that killed 18 people and injured five others....

Human wins monkey fight

Apr 24, 2018 / 6:40 am

A U.S. appeals court on Monday favoured humans over animals in a novel copyright lawsuit filed over a series of entertaining selfies taken by a monkey with a...

Mental health & guns

Apr 24, 2018 / 6:36 am

Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant....

Fajita thefts out of control

Apr 24, 2018 / 5:29 am

A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years. Fifty-three-year-old Gilberto Escamilla was...

Macron's state dinner

Apr 24, 2018 / 5:26 am

A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French...

Cosby: Serial rapist or mark?

Apr 24, 2018 / 5:14 am

The jury that will start deliberating Bill Cosby's fate on Tuesday has heard the comedian described over the past two weeks both as a "serial...

Ex Pres. Bush in hospital

Apr 23, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said...

Waffle shooter arrested

Apr 23, 2018 / 11:52 am

The suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday not far from his apartment, police said....

Southwest victim mourned

Apr 23, 2018 / 10:47 am

Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair....

BC man killed in Peru

Apr 23, 2018 / 10:41 am

A 41-year-old Canadian who travelled to Peru to study hallucinogenic medicine was killed by a mob in a remote corner of the Amazon after being blamed for the...

Still nuclear threat

Apr 23, 2018 / 8:10 am

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's...

Cosby trial nears end

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:32 am

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing...

Terminal toddler decision

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:28 am

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a case from a British mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment...

5 royal birth facts

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:07 am

Like everything to do with Britain's royal family, a mix of tradition and modernity governed the birth of Prince William and Kate's third child. Here...

Snatched gun from shooter

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:01 am

The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't...

Royal baby: It's a boy

Apr 23, 2018 / 6:42 am

UPDATE: 6:42 a.m. For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William...

36 dead, in North Korea

Apr 23, 2018 / 5:35 am

A traffic accident in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials said Monday. Two other Chinese tourists were badly...

Trump's charm offensive

Apr 23, 2018 / 5:29 am

Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last...

On the run, may be armed

Apr 23, 2018 / 5:17 am

A half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House remained on the run Monday, and authorities said he may be armed with one of the...

S Korea halts propaganda

Apr 23, 2018 / 5:00 am

South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday ahead of inter-Korean talks this week that are expected to...

57 dead in suicide bombing

Apr 22, 2018 / 8:36 pm

An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a voter registration centre in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100...

Huge tournament cancelled

Apr 22, 2018 / 2:35 pm

CONCACAF has cancelled the rest of its 2018 Women's Under-17 Championship following violence in Managua, Nicaragua, where the tournament began Thursday. The...

Elvis poster sells for 42.5K

Apr 22, 2018 / 12:02 pm

A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina has sold at auction for more than double the expected price. The News & Observer of...

At least 57 dead after attack

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:46 am

A suicide bomber struck a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group....

4 shot dead in Waffle House

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:30 am

Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving many...

Brown's mother speaks out

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:28 am

The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University. Brown was an unarmed, black 18-year-old when...

14 dead in India

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:18 am

Government forces killed at least 14 Maoist rebels during a raid on their hideout Sunday in a forested area in western India, police said. The fighting began...

Tourist evacuated in France

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:16 am

French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a...

World's oldest person dies

Apr 21, 2018 / 8:05 pm

The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in...

17 dead from capsized boat

Apr 21, 2018 / 6:53 pm

Seventeen people were killed after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, authorities said Sunday. The boats were practicing Saturday for a race in the...

Taliban kill six police

Apr 21, 2018 / 7:33 am

An Afghan official says that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul...

5 dead, many missing

Apr 21, 2018 / 7:06 am

BEIJING - Five people were killed on Saturday and multiple others were missing after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, causing 60 people to fall into...

Death for child rapists

Apr 21, 2018 / 4:53 am

NEW DELHI - India's government on Saturday prescribed the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12 to help combat an increase in...

Swift's stalker break-in, naps

Apr 20, 2018 / 8:11 pm

Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found...

Suspended missile testing

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:51 pm

North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations...

Oldest prisoner executed

Apr 20, 2018 / 10:18 am

An Alabama man convicted of sending mail bombs during a wave of Southern terror has been executed for killing a federal judge, becoming the oldest prisoner put...

Protect child or save victim?

Apr 20, 2018 / 10:14 am

As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman who was being sucked out of a broken window and...

Hundreds mourn Bush

Apr 20, 2018 / 10:08 am

The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall. Mayor Sylvester Turner and...

Florida school shooting

Apr 20, 2018 / 7:53 am

UPDATE 7:55 a.m. One student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Friday. The Ocala Star-Banner...

Charles in charge

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:56 am

UPDATE 6:57 a.m. British media say Commonwealth leaders have agreed that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as head of the 53-nation...

The Comey memos

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:39 am

In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of...

Stormy's day in court

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:29 am

President Donald Trump's lawyer is asking a federal judge in Los Angeles to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with...

Trump preps for midterms

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:41 am

President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law...

Basque militants apologize

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:36 am

The Basque militant group ETA on Friday offered an unprecedented apology for the pain caused during its more than four decades of armed campaign for...

Nobel 's dirty secret

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:18 am

The Swedish Academy, which hands out the coveted Nobel Prize in Literature, says an investigation has found "unacceptable behaviour in the form of unwanted...

Apology for Starbucks arrest

Apr 19, 2018 / 3:29 pm

Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought...

Armstrong settles lawsuit

Apr 19, 2018 / 3:19 pm

Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the...

13 sons, and now a 14th!

Apr 19, 2018 / 11:30 am

There will be no shortage of hand-me-downs for this Michigan kid. The Grand Rapids Press reports that Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their 14th...

N Korea's fudge-it budget

Apr 19, 2018 / 11:07 am

Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defence...

Tortoise home gets $4K fix

Apr 19, 2018 / 11:03 am

A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to...

Billionaires vs. homeless

Apr 19, 2018 / 11:01 am

Some of the world's wealthiest people have apartments in the half-dozen new skyscrapers built along a stretch of Manhattan's 57th Street known as...

Quake close to nuke plant

Apr 19, 2018 / 10:41 am

An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.5 struck in southern Iran near the country's sole nuclear power plant on Thursday morning, shaking countries across...

"Black Panther" empowers

Apr 19, 2018 / 6:33 am

The "Black Panther" is returning to his alma mater to give the commencement address at Howard University. The university announced Wednesday that...

Cuba without a Castro

Apr 19, 2018 / 5:19 am

A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to...

Jet engine explosion action

Apr 19, 2018 / 5:10 am

U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman...

Prince's death probe update

Apr 19, 2018 / 5:04 am

Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died will announce a decision on criminal charges following a two-year investigation into the music...

Entire nation's power out

Apr 18, 2018 / 4:54 pm

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S. territory struggles...

Mom didn't fear death: Bush

Apr 18, 2018 / 3:02 pm

Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday that his mother, Barbara Bush, didn't fear death because she believed in an afterlife and that she would be...

Terror, calm on Flight 1380

Apr 18, 2018 / 2:45 pm

There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks...

Chaos in chlorine attack

Apr 18, 2018 / 10:29 am

Residents of the Syrian town of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. Suddenly, panic ensued. As shouts of...

'Poop Train' raises stink

Apr 18, 2018 / 10:29 am

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the...

4/20 origins: HS stoners

Apr 18, 2018 / 10:23 am

Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang...

Swift stalker had knife, rope

Apr 18, 2018 / 7:36 am

A Colorado man who was wearing a mask and had a knife in his car when he was arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was released from...

Cdn drug mule breaks down

Apr 18, 2018 / 6:52 am

A Canadian drug mule broke down in tears in an Australian court on Wednesday when she was sentenced to eight years in prison for her part in an attempt to...

Cosby talks quaaludes, sex

Apr 18, 2018 / 5:38 am

Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex — an old admission that's taken on new...

Bird strike forces landing

Apr 18, 2018 / 5:37 am

A bird strike forced a Southwest Airlines jet to make an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee. The airline said in a statement that the pilot of Flight 577...

Trump calls out Stormy

Apr 18, 2018 / 5:19 am

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says...

Russian sex guru still jailed

Apr 18, 2018 / 5:18 am

A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, were acquitted...

'lost planet' = sky diamond

Apr 18, 2018 / 5:12 am

Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a...

Almost sucked out of jet

Apr 17, 2018 / 7:23 pm

UPDATE: 7:20 p.m. A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting off a desperate scramble by...

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