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VIDEO: How Sicily 'processes' rescued migrants

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:46
Many rescued migrants who arrive in Sicily from Libya are suffering from the effects of sexual and physical abuse, and many are carrying scabies, as Clive Myrie reports.
Categories: BBC World News

All-female team win Ocean Race leg

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:33
Team SCA become the first all-female crew for 25 years to win a leg of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.
Categories: BBC World News

After sex assault plea, focus shifts to student's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:32

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo Jesse Matthew Jr. looks toward the gallery while appearing in court in Fairfax, Va. A woman who authorities say was sexually assaulted by the same man charged with killing a University of Virginia student came face to face with her alleged attacker in a Fairfax courtroom Thursday. The encounter was brief, and the woman's testimony was focused on a narrow legal question, though she did testify that his face looked familiar. But it provided a preview of the courtroom drama expected next week, when a jury trial begins for 33-year-old Jesse Matthew. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Bill O'Leary, Pool, File)FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Gil Harrington, mother of slain student Morgan Harrington, summed up the state of affairs after Jesse Matthew entered a plea Wednesday in a decade-old sexual assault that has been linked by DNA evidence to two other crimes: "We're one third of the way there."


Fraternity: Tucker Hipps' 'negligence' caused death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:32

Clemson student 'voluntarily jumping' into lake led to his own death, defendants claim.

       

First medical pot dispensary in Del. opens

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:32

The First State Compassion Center will open on June 26.

       

I am Voldemort - Armstrong

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:30
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong has compared himself to evil wizard Voldemort in the Harry Potter books.
Categories: BBC World News

Ex-senator cites Jeb's big problem: 'Bush fatigue'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:25

A prominent conservative questions whether another member of the Bush family can win.

       

Ryanair told to sell Aer Lingus stake

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:20
Low-cost airline Ryanair has been ordered to sell most of its shares in its Irish rival Aer Lingus by the Competition watchdog.
Categories: BBC World News

Was life sentence just deserts or miscarriage of justice?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:20

Sarah 'Cindy' White's case will be featured Friday on the TV program 'Facing Evil.'

       

Texas man, dog die after being trapped in Corvette

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:19

A 72-year-old man and his dog died of heat exhaustion on Monday after they were unable to get out of his locked Corvette, according to polic...

       

Report: Officials call 911 to access Duggar home

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:19

Audiotape shows human services ask for police help to check on child welfare.

       

Nestle challenges Maggi noodles ban

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:05
Nestle India challenges a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator on its popular Maggi noodles.
Categories: BBC World News

Georgia woman who used abortion pills still faces legal woes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:59

In this May 23, 2015 photo released by the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office, Kenlissia Jones, 23, poses for a booking photo. Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards issued a statement saying he had dismissed a malice murder charge against Jones, who was released from jail after about three days in confinement. Abortion-rights advocates and opponents of abortion alike had said they were stunned by the murder charge. Georgia has prohibited the prosecution of women for feticide or for performing illegal abortions in cases involving their own pregnancies. (Dougherty County Sheriff's Office via AP)ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman spent nearly three days in jail without bond before prosecutors decided police had wrongly charged her with murder after being told she had used pills ordered online to terminate her pregnancy.


Abbott urges regional anti-IS action

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:56
Australian PM Tony Abbott urges Asia Pacific nations to fight jihadist groups, saying Islamic State is a death cult with global ambitions.
Categories: BBC World News

'Black Madam' gets 10-20 years for fatal butt injection

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:51

Windslowe said in court that she was sorry for harming her clients.

       

Korean president postpones Obama meeting

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:51

South Korea's leader cancels a visit to the United States to deal with MERS outbreak.

       

Last of Angola 3 inmates awaits court's decision on release

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:45

In this Feb 12, 2015 image made from video and released by WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Albert Woodfox walks into a courthouse in Louisiana. A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the release of Woodfox, the last of the “Angola Three” inmates who spent decades in isolation after forming a Black Panther Party to protest prison conditions. Tuesday’s order came a day after a federal judge ruled that the state can’t fairly try Woodfox, now 68, a third time for the death of a prison guard 43 years ago. (WBRZ-TV via AP)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Robert King plans to be there if and when his friend Albert Woodfox is released from behind bars after more than four decades in solitary confinement.


Mapping Mobility: The North-South Divide on Two-Parent Families

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:30
From Utah through the upper Midwest and into the Northeast, children across much of the North are less likely to live in single-family households on average.







VIDEO: Astronauts prepare for return to Earth

BBC World News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:28
Three astronauts have begun their return to Earth from the International Space Station, one month after a rocket failure delayed an earlier attempt.
Categories: BBC World News

Former female friend testifies Holmes talked about killing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:26

Gargi Datta says she told him to get therapy, but didn't know he was planning an attack.