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Chicago police and ACLU agree to stop-and-frisk safeguards

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:14

African Americans were subjected to 72% of stop-and-frisk searches in Chicago, ACLU says.

       

VIDEO: Solving the mystery of air accidents

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:10
The BBC's Richard Westcott speaks to Prof Graham Braithwaite at The Accident Lab at Cranfield University, where air accident investigators are trained.
Categories: BBC World News

EPA pollutes Colo. river during mine cleanup

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:06

Agency inadvertently causes 1 million gallons of toxic wastewater to spill.

       

Pope learns a tasty secret of joy from a tiny grandma

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:05

Pontiff got unexpected answer when he asked about secret of joy: homemade ravioli.

       

Petrobras Oil Scandal Leaves Brazilians Lamenting a Lost Dream

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:00
A far-reaching investigation into corruption at the state oil company has destabilized the government, damaged the economy and wounded national pride.









Wanted: A Driver in Brooklyn. Must Use Care in Icy Conditions.

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 17:00
The Islanders are relocating to Barclays Center next season and need someone to operate the Zamboni, but the job is more complex than it sounds.









France expands search for MH370 debris

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:59

A helicopter and water vehicles will scour an area 75 miles by 25 miles around the east coast of the island.

       

Chief: Officers 'did what they had to do' in fatal shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:59

A Richmond police officer walks out of an alley at the scene of a shooting involving a police officer, in the Fan District of Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. An armed suspect fired first at two police officers and they were justified in returning gunfire and killing the suspect, Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham said Thursday. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When a black man was fatally shot by Richmond police in an alley, some residents believed it was the latest example of an overaggressive police force.


Brazil city's mature male beauty show

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:58
The Brazilian city of Sao Paulo names its most handsome elderly male, in a twist on the traditional beauty contest designed to promote self-esteem.
Categories: BBC World News

Man, 18, killed in North Philadelphia; woman being sought

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:56

Man, 18, killed in North Philadelphia; woman being soughtAn argument between an 18-year-old man and a woman in North Philadelphia ended with the man shot dead.


North Korea creates its own time zone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:56

North Korea says it's changing time to combat 'wicked Japanese imperialists.'

       

Youth camp resumes on isle 4 years after Norway massacre

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:56

Self-styled "militant nationalist" Anders Behring Breivik gunned down mostly teenagers four years ago.

       

Jon Stewart bows out of Daily Show

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:53
Comedian Jon Stewart hosts his final broadcast of the satirical US news programme The Daily Show.
Categories: BBC World News

With debate under their belt, GOP field looks South

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:43

Trump addresses the RedState Gathering on Saturday, as do two other highly ranked rivals, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker.

       

Long battle with mental illness marked man killed at theater

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:42

This undated photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department shows Vincente Montano, the attacker at a movie theater in Antioch, Tenn., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. The man armed with a hatchet and a pellet gun unleashed a volley of pepper spray at audience members inside the movie theater before being fired at by a police officer and shot dead as he tried to escape out a back door, police said. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The transient glared at patrons in the dark movie theater, the dyed red tips of his hair faded to a dull orange.


VIDEO: Fans react to Stewart's final Daily Show

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:39
Audience members leaving the final Daily Show with Jon Stewart gave their reactions.
Categories: BBC World News

Mom unhappy with losing custody kills Vt. aid worker

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:37

Worker was killed outside her office building.

       

China shares gain on funding reports

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:29
Mainland Chinese shares make solid gains after reports that a government agency and Chinese funds are looking to add billions into the market.
Categories: BBC World News

HTC shares tumble after weak results

BBC World News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:24
Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC sees its shares fall by 10%, the daily trading limit, in the wake of poor earnings and a weak outlook.
Categories: BBC World News

Fact check: The GOP debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:20

The first prime-time Republican presidential debate featured the top 10 candidates, according to polling, and they twisted some facts.