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Search for mystery submarine deepens

Monday, 20 October 2014 09:48
Stockholm (AFP) - Sweden's navy widened the search on Monday for a suspected foreign submarine as speculation mounted over the origin of the mystery vessel. The search was being extended southwards to the open sea about 70 kilometres (44 miles) southeast of Stockholm, as Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven said that more military exercises were being carried out in the Baltic Sea. "There's an increase in military exercises from both the Russian and the NATO…
U.S. keeps up airstrike stream against Islamic State
Monday, 20 October 2014 09:48
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military conducted six air strikes against Islamic State militants near the Syrian border town of Kobani on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement. U.S. forces, in coordination with Iraqi ground troops, also conducted six air strikes against the militant group in Iraq near Fallujah and Bayji with help from France and the United Kingdom, Central Command said. In Iraq, three of the U.S.
Albright Wheaties? Why not Kissinger?
Monday, 20 October 2014 09:29
(CNN) -- Well, here's a first. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is on a Wheaties Box. What is typically known for showcasing superstar athletes like Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali and Tiger Woods, the company is expanding their definition of champion. According to their website, "On the 21st century, there's a new transformation taking place. With the rise of Internet and millennial culture, the very definition of the word "champion" is changing.
DeMaio accuser turns to lie detector to bolster harassment claims
Monday, 20 October 2014 09:29
STORY HIGHLIGHTSTodd Bosnich has accused congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassmentDeMaio has denied the allegationsBosnich released the results of an independent lie detector test Washington (CNN) -- A former campaign aide who has accused Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment released the results of an independent lie detector test on Friday in an effort to refute DeMaio's suggestion that he is a suspected criminal. In an exclusive CNN interview aired last week,…
UN says Nigeria is Ebola-free
Monday, 20 October 2014 08:47
By Camillus Eboh and Angela Ukomadu
Chardon woman, kidnapped by Ariel Castro, learns forgiveness
Monday, 20 October 2014 08:47
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life. Michelle Knight, who was kidnapped in August 2002 when she was 21, said she realizes now that Ariel Castro had a disease, and therapy has taught her that what he did hadn't been his fault, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer…
Expelled Nazis got millions in U.S. Social Security
Monday, 20 October 2014 07:47
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate. Then the Nazi hunters showed up. In 1989, as the U.S. government prepared to strip him of his citizenship, Denzinger packed a…
Bodies of 7 women found in Indiana
Monday, 20 October 2014 07:47
GARY, Ind. (AP) — The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and leading investigators to least three other bodies, authorities said Monday. The Lake County coroner's office said three of the bodies were found Sunday night at two locations in Gary, in addition to the four bodies found earlier over the weekend.
New Hampshire town's recovery from violent pumpkin festival
Monday, 20 October 2014 07:47
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Officials in Keene have scheduled a news conference following violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival that led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries over the weekend. City officials have scheduled a news conference for Monday afternoon at Keene City Hall, in the City Council Chambers. The parties around Keene State University coincided with the Keene Pumpkin Festival, at which the community tries to set a…
Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber due in court Monday
Monday, 20 October 2014 06:47
By Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors and attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber are scheduled to meet in court on Monday to discuss defense requests to throw out evidence and other plans for his trial due to start in January.Prosecutors contend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, killed three people and injured more than 260 with a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.They…

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