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Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death

4 hours 50 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday.


FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing

4 hours 53 min ago

Adnan Syed, 35, is serving a life sentence for the 1999 strangulation of his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Syed's lawyers are seeking a new trial based on new evidence amid questions about the fairness of the case that were raised by the podcast in late 2014. During the fourth day of a hearing in Baltimore City Circuit Court, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Chad Fitzgerald said defense lawyers had shown him "manipulated evidence" of cell phone records when he was on the stand last week.


Winter storm pounds southern New England, snarling travel

8 hours 27 min ago

By Scott Malone and Valerie Vande Panne BOSTON (Reuters) - A winter storm was expected to bring more than a foot (30 cm) of snow and howling winds to parts of southern New England on Monday, closing schools and government offices, snarling travel and flooding low-lying coastal areas. Snow was falling in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire on Monday, with police and elected officials urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel. Wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour (100 kph) were expected in parts of coastal southeastern Massachusetts, raising the risk of downed trees and power outages, officials said.


State seeks delay in 3 Freddie Gray trials, pending appeals

8 hours 38 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer awaiting retrial on related charges can be compelled to testify against them.


More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crash

8 hours 42 min ago

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.


Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

14 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.

Woman who accused Bill Clinton of assault to campaign against Hillary presidential run

17 hours 44 min ago
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the women who has accused former U.S. President Bill Clinton of sexual assault says she has agreed to work for an anti-Clinton political group being formed by a former advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Kathleen Willey, a former White House volunteer who says Bill Clinton groped her in an Oval Office hallway in 1993 when she came to him tearfully seeking a paid job, said she had agreed to become a paid national spokeswoman for a group being created by Roger Stone. Stone, a Republican strategist, said the group would become active should Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton's wife, win the Democratic nomination in the 2016 race for the White House.

'Madden NFL 16' aims to predict Super Bowl 50 winner

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 04:22

The world might be conspiring to give Peyton Manning his second Super Bowl ring, but according to one increasingly trustworthy source, Cam Newton will steal the show at Super Bowl 50.


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