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Authorities: Ex-con had help in slaying of D.C. family
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:04:21 -0400
Court documents detail alleged lies by murdered man's assistant to investigators; suspect Daron Dylon Wint makes first court appearance
Don't fall for these Memorial Day scams
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:12:33 -0400
The Better Business Bureau reminds Americans about thieves who prey on our patriotic feelings and support for the military
Loretta Lynch on race, family and facing adversity
Fri, 22 May 2015 09:46:48 -0400
Nation's new attorney general grew up watching her parents battle racial prejudice and learning how to handle negative stereotypes -- and it's serving her well today
How "birdmen" fly
Mon, 18 May 2015 22:05:23 -0400
Extreme athletes wearing webbed wingsuits show "60 Minutes" how to "fly"; last weekend, their community lost Dean Potter and Graham Hunt
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Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban set to torpedo U.N. meeting
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:51:02 -0400
U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller poses for a photo next to flowers planted on top of a U.S. bomb shell during a visit to a mines and bombs museum in Vietnam's central Quang Tri provinceBy Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty appeared headed for failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East and other issues. U.S. Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller announced there was "no agreement" and accused some countries of undermining the negotiations. Gottemoeller did not name any countries but diplomats said she was referring to Egypt.

High turnout seen favouring Yes in Irish gay marriage vote
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:50:04 -0400
Men walk past a Yes vote campaign graffiti in central Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriageBy Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish voters turned out in droves to cast ballots in a gay marriage referendum on Friday, with the high turnout likely to favour the Yes side seeking equality just two decades after the country decriminalised homosexuality. With the once mighty Catholic Church's influence ravaged by child abuse scandals, opinion polls indicated the proposal would pass by as much as two-to-one, making Ireland the first country to adopt same-sex marriage via a popular vote. Irish national broadcaster RTE said it appeared to have been one of the highest ever turnouts for a referendum in the country, with turnout likely to reach 60 percent in Dublin.

High turnout seen favoring Yes in Irish gay marriage vote
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:49:09 -0400
Men walk past a Yes vote campaign graffiti in central Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriageBy Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish voters turned out in droves to cast ballots in a gay marriage referendum on Friday, with the high turnout likely to favor the Yes side seeking equality just two decades after the country decriminalized homosexuality. With the once mighty Catholic Church's influence ravaged by child abuse scandals, opinion polls indicated the proposal would pass by as much as two-to-one, making Ireland the first country to adopt same-sex marriage via a popular vote. Irish national broadcaster RTE said it appeared to have been one of the highest ever turnouts for a referendum in the country, with turnout likely to reach 60 percent in Dublin.

Ireland turns out for historic vote on gay marriage
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:35:46 -0400
Members of the public arrive to vote at a polling station in Drumcondra, north Dublin, on May 22, 2015Irish voters turned out in force Friday for a historic referendum on whether same-sex marriage should become legal, after a campaign that has exposed divisions in the traditionally Catholic nation. After 15 hours of voting, the ballot boxes were sealed at 10:00pm (2100 GMT) across the republic, with polling stations reporting higher-than-expected voter numbers. State broadcaster RTE said polling stations were recording a higher turnout than usual for referendums, with voting levels in cities such as Dublin, Limerick and Waterford predicted to top 60 percent.

Factbox: Emails offer window on Clinton's handling of Libya crisis
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:30:28 -0400
(Reuters) - The emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal email account made public on Friday by the U.S. State Department do not appear to contain any revelations that could badly damage Clinton's bid for the presidency in 2016. BENGHAZI SECURITY CONCERNS As Stevens moved to rebel-held Benghazi as special envoy in April 2011, Clinton was emailed details of his travel by ship from Malta.
Senate closer to approving fast-track trade bill
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:24:39 -0400
McConnell departs the Senate floor after a vote at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy Richard Cowan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday was poised to approve the "fast-track" authority that President Barack Obama says he needs to complete a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting American influence in Asia. The Republican-controlled Senate narrowly rejected a push by some lawmakers to include rules to punish currency manipulators, a measure the Obama administration worked to defeat. Under fast-track, lawmakers would give Obama and his successor in 2017 the power to negotiate trade deals with foreign governments knowing that Congress could offer input but only approve or disapprove the deals and not amend them.

U.S. Senate tries to bridge gaps on domestic surveillance
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:23:01 -0400
Burr, McCain and Ayotte hold a news conference to talk about new legislation to restrict prisoner transfers from the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released a proposal meant to bridge divides among lawmakers on how to handle the June 1 expiration of domestic spying programs, with no clear outcome in sight late on Friday. Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina announced his bill as lawmakers tried to figure out how to handle the expiration of certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act that let spy agencies sweep up millions of Americans' telephone records. Although Republicans control both the Senate and the House of Representatives, the two chambers were at an impasse, provoking a rebuke from the White House.

Son of Honduran ex-president appears in US court on drug charges
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:12:06 -0400
An undated photo shows Fabio Lobo, the eldest son of former Honduran president Porfirio Lobo, in RomeThe son of the former president of Honduras, who was arrested in Haiti this week, appeared in New York court Friday charged with attempting to import cocaine, prosecutors said. Fabio Lobo, son of Porfirio Lobo, was arrested on May 20 in a Haitian operation alongside the US Drug Enforcement Agency, according to the government of Honduras. "As alleged, Fabio Lobo attempted to break US law by conspiring to traffic in cocaine.

IS suicide bomber attacks Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 21
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:47:18 -0400
A Saudi man reacts following a blast inside a mosque, in the mainly Shiite Saudi Gulf coastal town of Qatif, 400km east of Riyadh, on May 22, 2015An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing 21 people and wounding 81 in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions. The bomber struck during the main weekly prayers in Eastern Province, where assailants linked to the Sunni extremist IS killed seven members of the minority Shiite community in November. The interior ministry said a suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the mosque in Kudeih, in the Shiite-majority city of Qatif, the official SPA news agency reported.

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 42: officials
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:46:06 -0400
At least 42 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico in a gunfight between suspected gang members and security forces, two government officials said, the latest bloodshed in an area that has been plagued by violent drug gangs. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said at least two federal police died in the morning clash near Tanhuato in the state of Michoacan, near the border with Jalisco, a region home to Mexico's second-biggest city, Guadalajara. The vast majority of those killed in the fight were suspected gang members, the officials said.
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TLC Pulls '19 Kids and Counting' After Allegations
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:31:06 GMT
"We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims," TLC said.
Polls Closed After Historic Irish Gay Marriage Vote
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:29:40 GMT
Voters went to the polls in Ireland Friday in a referendum on whether to allow gay marriage. Results will be officially declared Saturday.
State Department Releases Hundreds of Clinton's Emails
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:28:17 GMT
The documents span a two year period from January 2011 to December 2012
Leaky California Oil Pipeline Ordered to Close
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:25:18 GMT
Nearly 10,000 gallons of oily water has been removed in the three days since the spill.
Timeline of a Mystery: How Police Tracked Accused Mansion Killer
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:24:08 GMT
Here's how the chase unfolded, and ended with the capture of Daron Dylon Wint.
D.C. Mansion Murder Suspect Had Help: Cops
Fri, 22 May 2015 23:23:54 GMT
Prosecutors believe the brutal murder of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper "required the presence and assistance of more than one person."
Casey Kasem's Widow Won't Be Charged With Abuse
Fri, 22 May 2015 22:14:17 GMT
The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said there is insufficient evidence to file charges against Jean Kasem.
Ex-Honduran President's Son Charged in Coke Smuggle
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:43:57 GMT
Fabio Lobo was arrested in Haiti and brought to New York to face charges.
That's One Small Step Toward Creating a Dino-Chicken
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:26:39 GMT
A prominent paleontologist says he's about halfway through the process of creating a type of chicken that would resemble its dinosaur ancestors.
Cancer Can't Keep Graduate From Passing Test
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:10:34 GMT
As millions of young men and women reach the milestone of high school graduation, some stories of perseverance and success rise above the rest. Genesis Perozo's is one of them.
California OKs Offer of Voluntary Water Cuts by Farmers
Fri, 22 May 2015 20:41:11 GMT
California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses.
ISIS Recruits Nabbed Near L.A.: 'Blessing' to Fight for Allah
Fri, 22 May 2015 20:02:43 GMT
According to phone records, the two men "discussed how it would be a blessing to fight for the cause of Allah, and to die in the battlefield."
Restaurant 'Extremely Apologetic' for N-Word Receipt
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:58:50 GMT
The unidentified employee allegedly gave a customer a receipt with the N-word on it and "100 % Dislike" printed underneath.
Forecasters Warn of Flood Risk for Holiday Weekend
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:56:48 GMT
Some cities have already set records for the wettest month on record.
Google Patents Toys That Watch and Listen to Your Kids
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:35:35 GMT
Email snooping may be the least of Google intrusions if this patent for sensor-packed dolls and toys ever gets put to use.
Teacher Instructed Class to Slap Boy's Face: Parents
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:22:06 GMT
A Houston couple says their 14-year-old son's teacher instructed other students to slap him during class.
FBI Arrest Two ISIS Recruits Near L.A., Sources Say
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:13:26 GMT
The two men, identified as Muhanad Badawi and Nader Elhuzayel, both 24, are suspected of planning to travel abroad to join ISIS, sources said.
Huckabee Defends 'Honest And Open' Duggar Family
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:03:13 GMT
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday he supports the reality TV family.
Four Robbery Suspects Killed While Fleeing Burglary
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:45:13 GMT
Investigators have recovered a number of items from the vehicle that were stolen in the incident that sparked the chase.
15 Sets of Twins Set to Graduate from Iowa High School
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:12:31 GMT
You read that right.
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More Than 1 Person 'Required' in Mansion Murders: Affidavit
Fri, 22 May 2015 16:44:27 -0400
This comes a day after a suspect was taken into custory.
Mom Accepts Son's Diploma Days After He Dies in Crash
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:29:34 -0400
Kaye Jackson said she could feel her son Aaron Dunigan's love on Wednesday when she walked in his place at graduation.
Mike Huckabee Defends Josh Duggar
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:00 -0400
"19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar responded to allegations of child molestation by calling his actions "inexcusable." Now, Mike Huckabee is standing up for him.
State Dept. Releases Hundreds of Clinton's Benghazi E-Mails
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:46:39 -0400
Today the State Department has released 296 emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton???s private e-mail account related to Benghazi.
FBI Arrests 2 Who Allegedly Wanted to Join ISIS
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:27:01 -0400
2 California men charged with conspiring to aid terror group, buying air ticket for 1 to fight
Mexican Official: About 40 Dead in Shootout in Cartel Area
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:14:16 -0400
Mexican official says about 40 killed in big police shootout with suspects in cartel territory
California Farmers Strike a Deal to Cut Water Use
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:55:32 -0400
Farmers in drought-stricken California strike a deal to cut water use; 'unprecedented action'
Coast Guard: Fire on Gulf Oil Platform; 28 Workers Evacuated
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:14:16 -0400
Coast Guard: Fire prompts evacuation of 28 workers, shutdown of platform off Louisiana coast
How Cops Were Able to Take Down DC Mansion Suspect
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:37:44 -0400
Daron Wint has been arrested for the quadruple murder in D.C.
Georgia Trooper Shoots Traveler After I-75 Speeding Stop
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:35:46 -0400
Authorities: Georgia state trooper shoots traveler in confrontation after traffic stop on I-75
California Oil Cleanup Expands as Action Taken Against Pipeline Owner
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:44:59 -0400
As cleanup crews continue to deal with the oil leak off the California coastline, the U.S. government took action against Plains All American, the owner of the pipeline.
A Look at Ireland's Historic Gay Marriage Vote
Fri, 22 May 2015 12:27:09 -0400
Could become the first country to legalize it through a referendum.
Navy Training Jet Skids Into San Diego Bay, Pilot Rescued
Fri, 22 May 2015 19:21:16 -0400
A Navy jet has skidded off a runway during takeoff for a training flight in San Diego, and its pilot was rescued by a civilian boat, a Navy official said.
Agency Downgrades Nevada Earthquake to Magnitude 4.8
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:31:31 -0400
Agency downgrades Nevada earthquake felt in Vegas to magnitude 4.8; busy highway ramp damaged
Woman Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing
Fri, 22 May 2015 18:57:46 -0400
Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in Maryland park swing; may have been there all night
Ride Along With SpaceX Crew Dragon
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:28:31 -0400
SpaceX released new point of view video today showing what it was like to be on board its Crew Dragon vessel, which took its first test flight earlier this month.
Texting Takes Off for Hotel Requests
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:48:04 -0400
Personal interaction declines, but that may be just how hotel guests like it.
'19 Kids and Counting' Pulled From Schedule
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:19:03 -0400
"19 Kids and Counting" was pulled today, just days after Josh Duggar responded to reports and admitted that he inappropriately touched minors several years ago.
Photos: Matt Bomer Hits the Beach
Fri, 22 May 2015 11:39:20 -0400
Stars heat up the beach and pool in their barely-there swimwear.
Go on the Set of 'Wet Hot American Summer, First Day of Camp'
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:17:03 -0400
Amy Poehler and Bradley Cooper will appear in the prequel to the 2001 film.
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