UPS 3Q profit up 1 percent as US revenue increases
Armed with faith: Gibson film shows WWII feats of medic
NEW ORLEANS (AP) ? When Desmond Doss climbed up Hacksaw Ridge ? a 400-foot high escarpment on the island of Okinawa with a wall of dug-in Japanese soldiers at the top ? he carried his Bible, his combat medic supplies and the weight of his moral convictions, but no weapon.
Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend
NJ eyes same casino expansion that has left AC struggling
Casino expansion throughout the northeastern U.S. has been blamed for much of Atlantic City's struggles, and New Jersey's first attempt to cash in on those same expansion benefits seems destined to fail. ...
Man shot dead after stabbing outside US embassy in Kenya
A man was shot and killed by Kenyan police outside the US embassy in the capital Nairobi on Thursday after stabbing an officer with a knife. "The man was shot after stabbing a GSU officer in the hand and left him with injuries," said local police chief Vitalis Otieno. The police officer involved in the shooting was a member of the paramilitary General Services Unit (GSU) deployed to guard the embassy.
Italy in 'miraculous' escape after new quake
Italy on Thursday vowed to rebuild every home destroyed after a powerful earthquake that forced thousands to flee in terror but "miraculously" did not cause any fatalities. Two months after tremors in the same area left nearly 300 dead, two powerful shocks ripped through a mountainous, sparsely-populated part of central Italy on Wednesday evening. "Given the strength of the shocks the absence of any deaths or serious injuries is miraculous," Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said.
Man arrested for defacing Trump's Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Thursday for defacing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's star a day earlier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles with a sledgehammer and a pickax, police said. A man who identified himself to local media as James Lambert Otis was captured on video in a hard hat and reflective vest as he hacked at the star before dawn on Wednesday on a bustling sidewalk in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood. Trump, the former host of NBC's reality TV show "The Apprentice," received his Walk of Fame star in 2007.
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.
Humanity killing off Earth's wildlife: study
On current trends, that plunge in stocks of global wildlife could extend to two-thirds by 2020, an annual decline of two percent, conservation group WWF and the Zoological Society of London warned in their joint biennial Living Planet report. "This should be a wake-up call to marshal efforts to promote the recovery of these populations," said Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London.
Broadband privacy rules approved despite industry pushbackNEW YORK (AP) ? Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data, potentially making it more difficult for them to grow advertising businesses.