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Honduran authorities say they have dismantled a criminal ring involving a U.S. man already jailed in Miami and two Honduran citizens who forced girls to become prostitutes and pose naked for pornography.
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Even while the exact cause remains unknown, a deadly blast that levelled two Manhattan buildings served by a 127-year-old gas main has provided a jarring reminder of just how old and vulnerable much of the infrastructure is in New York and many other cities nationwide.
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
A journalist on trial in Britain's phone hacking scandal testified Thursday that Princess Diana provided him with information on the royals, including a phone directory, as part of her feud with her estranged husband, Prince Charles.
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After weeks of speculation that Drake and Rihanna are hooking up again there appears to be confirmation that the rumors may be true.
10 hrs ago | The News Tribune
This Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 photo shows visitors and exhibitors stand in front of a halal food company stand during a halal food exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Mini-vans emblazoned with election slogans belt out patriotic songs. A World War II bunker has become a drop-off point for people to donate blankets and canned food for armed militiamen who patrol the streets.
18 hrs ago | The Straits Times
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Russia risked "massive" political and economic damage if it refused to change course on Ukraine.
A big logo created from pictures of Facebook users worldwide is pictured in the company's Data Center, its first outside the US on November 7, 2013 in Lulea, in Swedish Lapland.
A university student, a National Guard captain and a third man were shot to death in separate incidents Wednesday as anti-government protests roiled the central Venezuelan city of Valencia.
Militants in the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets Wednesday into southern Israel, sending civilians rushing into bomb shelters but causing no casualties.
In this June 18, 1999 file photo, Steve Irwin, "The Crocodile Hunter" holds a nine-foot female alligator accompanied by his American wife Terri, who is from Eugene, Oregon, at his "Australia Zoo" in Beerwah, Queensland, Australia.
Who exactly is coordinating the release of information about the fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370? Nobody, it would seem.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is visiting nearby Oman on his first trip to an Arab country since taking office last year.
The 30-year-old, who is married to Made In Chelsea's Millie Mackintosh, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and later rearrested for allegedly perverting the course of justice in November.
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept.
This would at least explain why the search for the missing Malaysian jet has expanded to the west of late: An anonymous air force official from that nation says the plane may have ended up hundreds of miles from its expected flight path, reports CNN .
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.