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The mayor of a rural Missouri town who raised eyebrows and ire by voicing agreement with the white supremacist who killed three people during a shooting spree apparently targeting Jews in Kansas last week has resigned amid public uproar.

ICU patient busted for selling heroin from hospital room

We all bring our work home with us from time to time in one way or another. For a major account representative, it could mean putting together a sales presentation for a new client at home in the den.

Former trainers decry possible orca pregnancy at SeaWorld Special

A newly-released YouTube video caused a stir over the weekend after it showed SeaWorld staff performing an ultrasound on an allegedly pregnant young female orca in San Diego.

Norwegian teen lives in cave for a year for the environment

Today, April 22, is Earth Day 2014 and what better way to celebrate than to give an example of one teenager's aims to reduce her environmental impact on the world. To that end, this 19-year-old student has lived in a cave for almost a year.

Justin Bieber's lawyers seek delay in court case on Miami charges

There's news out of Miami today concerning that darling of the media, Justin Drew Bieber. Bieber, 20, is scheduled to be in court in that city on May 5 on a D.U.I. charge and charges of resisting arrest and driving with an expired licence.

Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search

Australia said Wednesday cost was not a concern in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after the mini-sub plumbing the depths of the Indian Ocean for wreckage ended its ninth mission empty-handed.

84 Christian schoolgirls kidnapped by Jihadists still missing

The search for the schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram continues in the remote and rugged terrain controlled by the insurgent group. Some family members have armed themselves and joined the search, but most fight with the weapons of prayer and fasts.

Op-Ed: Does air pollution decline as economic freedom rises? Special

Does the quality of the air increase with economic prosperity? That's the opinion of the right-of-center Canadian Fraser Institute. It is not a view shared by the Green Party.

Grim SKorea ferry disaster search enters second week

The search for scores of passengers still missing from South Korea's ferry disaster entered a second week Wednesday, to the deepening distress of their grieving, angry and frustrated families.

US lifts freeze, will deliver Apache choppers to Egypt

The United States will lift a suspension on the delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt after concluding Cairo has upheld its peace treaty with Israel, US officials said.

Mexico arrests 110 posing as vigilantes

Mexican authorities have detained more than 110 people posing as vigilantes battling a drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan in the last two weeks, an official said Tuesday.

Five Latin American countries lead the world in homicides

Honduras continues to have the world's highest homicide rate, according to a recent United Nations report, followed by four other countries in Latin America.

Pistorius family deny he took acting classes for trial

A spokeswoman for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday said suggestions that the Paralympian had taken acting lessons ahead of his emotional murder trial testimony were "totally devoid of any truth".

Iraqi Shi'ite who fought in Syria runs for Iraqi parliament

An Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim who went to Syria in order to fight the Sunni rebels engaged against the Assad government there is now back in Iraq running for a seat in parliament in the upcoming April 30 elections.

Pentagon chief headed to Mexico, Guatemala

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will depart Wednesday for Mexico City to hold talks with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico aimed at bolstering Washington's security ties to its neighbors.

Obama visit lifts lid on simmering Asia tensions

US President Barack Obama's Asian tour starts in Japan on Wednesday, lifting the lid on a bubbling cauldron of regional animosities and exposing historical rifts.

No progress at UN in Iran-US envoy row

Iran brought its simmering row with the United States over its proposed UN ambassador to United Nations headquarters but failed to make any headway.

Op-Ed: Teen beaten and brutalized online: Social Media to blame? Special

High school students videotaped the graphic beating of sixteen year old sophomore, Nathan Rogers, then posted their videos on Facebook. Is social media to blame for cyberbullying?

Short Documentary 'Pieces of Madrid' on Spanish social crisis

In this short documentary, we learn about the ongoing resistance by the Spanish people to the economic and social crisis, the effects of budget cuts and austerity measures and how people are self-organizing to survive.

Mexican army frees dozens of kidnapped immigrants

Soldiers freed 60 immigrants of various nationalities who were being held in a warehouse in Northeastern Mexico by an organized crime group, according to the news agency Proceso.

Ukraine relaunches anti-rebel operation after Biden leaves

Ukraine relaunched military operations against pro-Kremlin separatists, hours after US Vice President Joe Biden ended a two-day visit to Kiev in which he warned Russia over its actions in the former Soviet republic.

Florida is 'Ground Zero' for sea level rise

Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday.

Egypt court hears new evidence in Jazeera trial

An Egyptian court heard new prosecution evidence, including audio tapes, Tuesday in the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, but defence lawyers complained they were inaudible.

Venezuela government, opposition to resume talks Thursday

A Venezuelan opposition coalition and President Nicolas Maduro's government will meet for new talks aimed at ending more than two months of deadly anti-government protests, officials said Tuesday.

U.S. President Obama seeks clemency for nonviolent drug offenders

U.S. President Barack Obama has opened up the possibility of clemency for more nonviolent drug offenders. White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday that Obama wants to give an early release to those who deserve it.

Op-Ed: EU court 'reforms' will ensure unfair trials

While EU courts are often seen as guarantors of the fundamental rights of those accused in the war against terror recent changes in trial processes moves them in the opposite direction.

Russia bans Tatar leader from Crimea: Tatar assembly

Russia on Tuesday banned the leader of Crimea's pro-Kiev Tatar community from entering the Black Sea peninsula for five years, the Tatar assembly said.

Syria chemical disarmament gathers pace as new claims emerge

The chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday that Syria has handed over 86.5 percent of its arsenal as new claims emerged of an attack on a rebel bastion this month using an industrial chemical.

Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 120

The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose sharply to more than 120 Tuesday as divers speeded up the grim task of recovering bodies from the submerged ship and police took two more of its crew into custody.

Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage

One of Mali's top jihadist groups said on Tuesday a French hostage it had kidnapped in November 2012 was dead.

Members of Salvadoran gang freed from jail only to be gunned down

Three alleged members of a notorious Central American gang - along with a taxi driver who had picked them up at a local lockup - were gunned down moments after being released from jail in El Salvador Monday.

Ukraine president orders military operation restart against rebels

Ukraine's acting president on Tuesday ordered a military operation against pro-Kremlin separatists resume, after two "brutally tortured" bodies were discovered in the restive east, one of whom was a kidnapped local councillor.

Three charged in New York over $33 mln art scam

Three men were charged in New York in connection with a $33 million scam over two decades making and selling paintings purportedly by world-famous artists but which were in fact fakes.

'Almost one million' Syrian refugees in Turkey: PM

The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has reached "almost one million," Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, while pledging to keep accepting those fleeing the war."Are we supposed to ask our brothers not to come, and to die in Syria?...

Everest guides abandon climbing season after deadly avalanche

Nepalese guides on Mount Everest said Tuesday they would abandon this year's climbing season to honour 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week, throwing hundreds of mountaineers' plans into chaos.

Russia ready for new sanctions over Ukraine: Medvedev

Russia is ready to face a new round of Western sanctions over Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday."I am sure we will be able to minimise their consequences," he said in a televised speech to parliament.

Former IMF chief's ex 'didn't know' about swinging sex life

The ex-wife of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says she knew nothing about his penchant for sex parties which has left him facing a possible ten-year prison sentence for pimping.

South Sudan rebels dismiss massacres and fight on

Rebels in South Sudan rejected UN reports they had massacred hundreds of civilians as "lies" Tuesday, as they wrested another town from government troops in a worsening civil war.

Denied medication, Kentucky inmate starves to death

A Kentucky prisoner serving a nine-year sentence for drug offenses was not provided medication that repressed his suicidal thoughts, leading him to refuse food and drink until he died earlier this year.

A thirst for fresh water in Saudi Arabia

Man has always assumed the water we drink, bathe in and use for our recreation is one of our unending natural resources. Where water has been available, cultures have flourished. But our global "footprint" is now affecting our critical watersheds.

Police arrest 250, seize weapons in Argentina

A series of raids west of Buenos Aires yielded 250 arrests and unearthed firearms and drugs, police said, the second such operation in as many weeks.
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