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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the air raids - seven strikes in total - hit the northeastern city of Raqqa on Saturday.
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Six people tested for possible radiation exposure have been released from hospital but remain under detention as suspects in the theft of a truck carrying highly radioactive cobalt-60, officials said Friday.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop has been fired, a spokesman with the law enforcement agency said Friday.
A 28-year-old man was arrested by Vernon police after they said he stole food from a Stop & Shop as well as a Salvation Army donation bucket.
British police have arrested the final suspect in the theft of paintings by Matisse, Picasso and Monet from a Dutch museum.
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 -- Men who keep smoking after being diagnosed with cancer are more likely to die than those who quit smoking, a new study shows.
A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.
Two former Spanish police officers accused of torturing people during the country's Franco dictatorship have said they will fight extradition to Argentina, where a judge acting on the principle of universal jurisdiction has issued warrants for their arrests.
Santa Claus is no stranger to Holyoke. The big guy is set to be at City Hall Saturday, just as he met with youngsters at Holyoke Heritage State Park Nov. 30. HOLYOKE -- Santa Claus, cookies and milk will be available at City Hall Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children can have their picture taken with Santa for $1 or $5 with the whole family, ... (more)
Russia's deputy foreign minister says criminal charges brought against Russian diplomats and their wives in New York cater to "Russophobic forces" and may reveal an effort by some in Washington to spoil the progress of Russia-U.S. cooperation in dealing with world conflicts.
Yemen's government says 52 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing and a subsequent attack by gunmen on the Defense Ministry in the capital, Sanaa.
Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy - a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims who have already been harmed.
Gale-force winds hit Scotland on Thursday, causing a fatal truck accident, halting all trains and leaving tens of thousands of homes without electricity as much of northwestern Europe braced for a storm that was expected to bring flooding to coastal areas.
A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traded strong arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with no indication of progress toward defusing a situation that is raising anxieties across Asia and beyond.