Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops
The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
North Korean defector recovering after daring escape
Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket
First House Dem Calls On Rep. Conyers To Resign
Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change
After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the ?valve turner? protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.
U.S. Afghanistan General: We've Reached Stalemate Against Taliban
Deadly mosque attack kills hundreds in North Sinai, Egypt
A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometers west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers.
Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
Drug-maker Teva set for major layoffs in Israel, US: report
Pharmaceutical giant Teva is preparing to sack thousands of employees in Israel and the United States, including one quarter of its Israeli workforce, a business newspaper said Thursday. Israel-based Teva, the world's biggest manufacturer of generic drugs, will sack 25 percent of its 6,860 employees in Israel and more than 10 percent of its 10,000-strong workforce in the US, Calcalist daily said. Teva shares in the United States have taken a plunge this year as the company has faced harsh financial woes.
A Sound May Be A New Clue in The Search for A Missing Argentine Submarine
Ships and planes hunting for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members will return to a previously search area after officials said Wednesday that a noise made a week ago in the South Atlantic could provide a clue to the vessel's location.