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10 min ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

James Foley's Siblings Say US Could Have Done More to Save Him

The brother and sister of U.S. journalist James Foley, who was slain by Islamic terrorists, believe more could have been done to save their brother and said the U.S. should reconsider its approach in dealing with kidnappers.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Journalism

5 hrs ago | Channel3000

Report: Some Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

Several dozen Russian aid trucks left Ukrainian territory on Saturday morning, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, a day after they crossed the border without authorization.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

8 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Police: Brooklyn Bridge flags back on US soil

Police say the two American flags swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with white ones are back on U.S. soil.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Journal

Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, World News


Policeman accused of serial sex assault on patrol

An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, according to an affidavit released Friday.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK

Brandon Sun

Lac-Megantic criminal probe leads Quebec police to MMA chairman's U.S. office

Rail World Inc. president Edward Burkhardt speaks to the media as he tours Lac-Megantic, Que., on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster,

WAND-TV Decatur

1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about taking two loans totaling $70,000 from a wealthy ... (more)


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Associated Press

Calm in Ferguson, but controversy not over

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Thursday night and early Friday.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Scott Weiland: I'm not in jail

A man arrested July 26 by Beverly Hills police on suspicion of shoplifting at a local Rite Aid and alleged drug possession was somehow able to convince police he was the Stone Temple Pilots frontman.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Stone Temple Pilots, Entertainment


2nd co-owner of plant charged over bad meat

A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly 9 million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Foley death raises fears for Western hostages

American journalist James Foley was beheaded by his ISIS captors to send a message to the Western world.


WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released

A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk out of a maximum-security prison in Pennsylvania a free man, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, State Prisons

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Prisoner freed 90 years early appeals sentence

The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Arapahoe County, CO

Evening Sun

Questions, answers about use of force by police

The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

WTVR Richmond

Agency declares Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp


On race, Obama and Holder hone their messages

They are the nation's first African-American President and attorney general, so Barack Obama and Eric Holder always were going to face extra scrutiny over their approach to racially charged issues.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO

Seattle Times

China tries 5 accused cult members for murder

Five people stood trial Thursday in the beating death of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in eastern China who reportedly refused to join their anti-Communist Christian sect -- a high-profile crime that led to a wave of arrests of cult suspects.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Comedy, Opinion

The Daily Star

Freed activist won't stop 14-year hunger strike

NEW DELHI: India's most famous prisoner of conscience has walked free after nearly 14 years in jail but vowed to continue the hunger strike that landed her in prison for attempted suicide, her brother said Thursday.


Related Topix: India, World News