NYC teacher at elite school faces multiple sex charges
1 Oct 2014 | 9:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A teacher at an elite New York City high school already accused of sending an indecent photo to a student is now facing an additional 36-count indictment alleging he victimized six others.
Dallas reviews possible Ebola exposures
1 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
Congo tries to contain second Ebola outbreak
1 Oct 2014 | 8:05 am
700-year-old tomb may decide Turkey's role in IS fight
1 Oct 2014 | 7:21 am
By Dasha Afanasieva and Selin Bucak ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A vow to defend the 700-year-old tomb of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, in a Turkish enclave in northern Syria could decide Turkey's role in the military campaign against Islamic State. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said on Tuesday that the militants were advancing on the white stone mausoleum, guarded by several dozen Turkish soldiers and perched on a manicured lawn under a Turkish flag on the banks of the Euphrates. ...
Taiwan throws support behind Hong Kong protests
1 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
China body-searches 10K pigeons released for holiday celebration: reports
1 Oct 2014 | 4:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks.
Nationality trumps race in sentencing gap
1 Oct 2014 | 4:21 am
Study after study has shown that black men do more time in jail than white men who committ similar crimes—an entrenched racial disparity in the nation’s justice system that Attorney General Eric Holder has decried as “shameful” and unacceptable.
Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race
1 Oct 2014 | 4:20 am
No one expected the 2014 Colorado governor's race to be tight — or even much of a race. Now the contest between Gov. John Hickenlooper and former dairy farmer, community banker, and Congressman Bob Beauprez is a textbook tossup.
Mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens shot dead
1 Oct 2014 | 3:57 am
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot dead by his wife on Tuesday but the woman was released without charge after being detained, the county sheriff's department said. The shooting at Bell Gardens stemmed from an afternoon quarrel between the mayor, Daniel Crespo, 45, and his wife, Levette, 43, that escalated when their 19-year-old son, Daniel Jr., intervened, sheriff's spokeswoman Crystal Hernandez said. ...
U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over White House breach
30 Sep 2014 | 8:20 pm
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing criticism on Tuesday for the agency allowing an intruder with a knife to run into the White House, while details emerged of a separate security lapse involving an armed contractor who rode an elevator with President Barack Obama. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged the agency charged with protecting Obama had failed on Sept. ...
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