Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
Setting Booby Traps After Nightfall I didn’t have access to the remote-controlled traps during my E3 2013 hands-on demo, but now I’m wishing I had. Fleeing the tireless masses of zombies during the night is harrowing, and these tricks help even the score. I can’t wait to see how four ... 08/22/2013 - 12:53 pm | View Link
Setting Booby Traps After Nightfall I didn’t have access to the remote-controlled traps during my E3 2013 hands-on demo, but now I’m wishing I had. Fleeing the tireless masses of zombies during the night is harrowing, and these tricks help even the score. I can’t wait to see how four ... 08/22/2013 - 12:09 pm | View Link
Buyer beware: Land mines, booby traps may await you at property up for tax auction CONORD, N.H. - Federal officials preparing to sell the New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons can't guarantee that explosives and other booby traps aren't hidden on the 103-acre spread. In fact, they will ... 07/20/2013 - 4:23 pm | View Link
Teen accused of threatening foster dad, setting booby traps AUGUSTA, Wis., July 4 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin teenager has been arrested and charged for allegedly threatening his foster family and setting booby traps in their basement, officials said. Police showed up at the family's home on Monday at about 11:30 a.m ... 07/4/2013 - 3:37 am | View Link
Aurora shooting: police robot to detonate booby-traps at suspect's flat Police investigating the shooting spree at a screening of the new Batman film in Colorado are preparing to send in a robot to detonate what they called a sophisticated booby-trap in the apartment of the suspected gunman. More than 24 hours after 12 people ... 07/20/2012 - 10:28 pm | View Link
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Police in southwestern Illinois are searching for three men who they say stole $31,000 worth of iPads from a Collinsville Wal-Mart store.
Collinsville police say the same trio is suspected of trying to steal the devices earlier in the morning from another Wal-Mart store in Arnold, Mo.
Arkansas jury convicts ex-teacher of sex assault
(AP) — A jury has sentenced a former Trumann High School teacher to 25 years in prison after convicting him of sexual assaulting a then-15-year-old student and fathering her child.
What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?
Over the past two weeks, Kate, 32, delighted fashionistas with a non-stop parade of stately suit dresses by top designers mixed with her favorite style staples:
There's also much more color — bold, traffic-stopping hues — a choice that reflects her growing confidence, both as the face of a new generation of the British monarchy and as a style icon for women all over the world.
In between all those state dinners and solemn ceremonies, the duchess had outings to the beach, the vineyard and the zoo — as well as a hands-on cricket match and a yachting challenge.
The British media noted that one of her dress-down outfits — skinny jeans, a navy nautical-style blazer, a striped top and wedge shoes — was the exact same look she wore for at least two past sporty engagements in London.
First impressions count:
When Kate touched down in New Zealand wearing a scarlet military style coat and matching pillbox hat, the outfit drew unkind comparisons to an air hostess's uniform.
A former Walgreens pharmacist has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he diverted more than 700 prescription painkiller pills for his own use.
Cigana was arraigned Monday on a felony charge of obtaining a regulated drug by fraud or deceit.