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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Ex-soccer player Bent given 12-month suspended jail sentence

Former Premier League player Marcus Bent has been handed a 12-month suspended jail sentence for confronting two police officers with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife while under the influence of cocaine
Updated: 5 minutes ago

Sen. Harry Reid calls on Grayson to drop out of Senate race

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is calling on Rep. Alan Grayson to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida
Updated: 7 minutes ago

Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions

Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is becoming a tinderbox
Updated: 8 minutes ago
Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions

Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions

Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is becoming a tinderbox
Updated: 8 minutes ago
The Latest: CBS announces participants for GOP debate

The Latest: CBS announces participants for GOP debate

CBS says that all the remaining major Republican candidates for president will be on stage for the next GOP debate
Updated: 9 minutes ago
The Latest: CBS announces participants for GOP debate

The Latest: CBS announces participants for GOP debate

CBS says that all the remaining major Republican candidates for president will be on stage for the next GOP debate
Updated: 9 minutes ago
FBI working with Tampa police in probe of threats targeting Plant High

FBI working with Tampa police in probe of threats targeting Plant High

The FBI is working with local investigators to determine the origin of three threats that led to lockdowns this week at Plant High School, Tampa police said.
Updated: 11 minutes ago
Nigerian army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haram

Nigerian army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haram

Nigeria's army has freed 267 detainees found to have no links to Boko Haram Islamic extremists, including 72 children, some as young as preschoolers
Updated: 11 minutes ago

Senate passes bill blocking study of clean-power rules

The Kansas Senate has passed a bill blocking a state regulatory commission from spending money to study how to comply with new federal clean-power rules until a legal challenge is resolved
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Obstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case

Obstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case

Legal experts say prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a Texas beauty queen nearly 56 years ago
Updated: 13 minutes ago