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Rodney King dead at 47

Rodney King dead at 47

Jun 17, 2012 / 9:48 am

Rodney King, the man at the center of the Los Angeles riots, was found dead Sunday morning. He was 47. A publicist who worked with King confirmed the news to...

Terrorists bomb Nigerian churches

Terrorists bomb Nigerian churches

Jun 17, 2012 / 9:30 am

Three suicide bomb attacks on churches rocked a northern Nigerian state Sunday, killing at least 12 people dead and wounding about 80, officials said, prompting...

French voters likely leaning left

Jun 17, 2012 / 8:30 am

French voters are choosing a new parliament Sunday that will determine how far Socialist President Francois Hollande can push for economic stimulus in France...

Mt. McKinley slide claims 4 climbers

Jun 16, 2012 / 6:44 pm

An avalanche on Mount McKinley swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill as they tried to descend on a rope line, leaving four presumed dead. One climber...

Car bombing in Pakistan kills 13

Jun 16, 2012 / 9:00 am

A Pakistani government official says the death toll from a bomb blast in a tribal area near the Afghan border has jumped to 13. Khalid Mumtaz says 35 people...

Prince Philip back at Queen's side

Prince Philip back at Queen's side

Jun 16, 2012 / 9:00 am

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip have attended a ceremony honouring her birthday. The parade of horses, soldiers and musicians called...

Carlotta downgraded to tropical storm

Jun 16, 2012 / 8:20 am

Officials downgraded Carlotta from a hurricane to a tropical storm early Saturday as it weakened while moving across southern Mexico. Authorities in the...

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef dies

Jun 16, 2012 / 8:18 am

Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz, the hard-line interior minister who spearheaded Saudi Arabia's fierce crackdown crushing al-Qaida's branch in the...

2 Canadian women dead in Thailand

Jun 16, 2012 / 8:14 am

Police in Thailand are investigating the cause of death of two Canadian sisters found dead in their hotel room. The Phuket Gazette quotes a spokesman with the...

Fears of violence at Euro 2012

Jun 16, 2012 / 8:00 am

Police are on high alert to avoid a repeat of soccer hooligan violence in Poland before decisive European Championship matches. Thousands of Russia supporters...

US surgeon commits murder-suicide

Jun 15, 2012 / 10:16 pm

A former Army weapons expert wanted for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend killed himself with a gunshot to the head, quelling the risk of more bloodshed and...

Russia won't discuss Syria's future

Jun 15, 2012 / 5:53 am

Russia's foreign minister said Friday that Moscow isn't discussing Syria's future without President Bashar Assad as Washington has claimed, in the...

Doomsday cult fugitive found

Jun 14, 2012 / 9:42 pm

Japanese police Friday arrested the last fugitive suspected in a doomsday cult's deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo subways 17 years ago: the cult...

Fuel leak + duct tape repair = fail

Jun 14, 2012 / 3:39 pm

Maybe duct tape doesn't fix everything. Officials in southern Montana say a Canadian truck driver found that out the hard way when he tried to stop a fuel...

Expected hurricane forms near Mexico

Jun 14, 2012 / 8:38 am

Tropical Storm Carlotta has formed in the Pacific south of Mexico and is expected to become a hurricane. Carlotta's maximum sustained winds increased...

Cougars again prowl across US

Jun 14, 2012 / 7:16 am

Cougars are again spreading across the U.S. Midwest a century after they were hunted to near extinction in much of the region, a new study says. The findings,...

Steel plant explosion kills 11

Jun 14, 2012 / 7:08 am

An explosion in a state-owned steel plant in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has killed at least 11 people, police said Thursday. At least 16 other...

Obama cashes in on celebrity access

Jun 14, 2012 / 6:53 am

You could call it "Cheques and the City." President Barack Obama is using his Hollywood access to raise money in an increasingly tight election...

Earthquake shakes Turkey

Jun 14, 2012 / 6:11 am

A moderate earthquake shook southeastern Turkey on Thursday, damaging a mosque's minarets and injuring a handful of people who jumped off buildings in...

Internet addresses to see huge change

Jun 13, 2012 / 9:00 pm

Amazon.com wants ".joy," Google wants ".love" and L'Oreal wants ".beauty." Big brands are behind hundreds of proposals for...