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Man With ISIS Flag Threatens Chicago Cop With Bomb: Police

Friday, 29 August 2014 01:03
There was no explosive in Emad Karakrah's car as the 49-year-old man allegedly claimed after being pulled over while flying an ISIS flag out a window.
Miley Cyrus' Date to VMAs Turns Himself In to Jail on Warrant
Friday, 29 August 2014 01:03
The homeless young man thrust into the public eye when he accepted an MTV Video Music Award on behalf of pop star Miley Cyrus turned himself in to authorities in Oregon Thursday on a warrant for a violating his probation, officials said. Jesse Helt, 22, who delivered an impassioned speech about surviving in shelters and being “an extra in your life” while accepting Cryus’ award at the star-studded show on Aug. 24, walked into Polk…
UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark
Friday, 29 August 2014 01:00
GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country, an increase of 1 million from almost exactly a year ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. With about one of every eight Syrians fleeing across the border, and 6.5 million others displaced with the country's borders, the Geneva-based agency said over half of all those uprooted are children. "The Syria crisis has become the biggest…
Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city
Friday, 29 August 2014 01:00
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings. The U.S. Geological Survey gave a preliminary magnitude of 5.6, while the European Mediterranean Seismological Center gave it as 5.8. It is common for different seismology centers to give varying magnitudes. The quake struck at 6:45 a.m. local time (0345 GMT) and had an…
More than 3m have fled Syria - UN
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:59
29 August 2014Last updated at 06:45 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint The countries that have taken in the refugees say the number could be far higher than three million Continue reading the main story Syria conflict'No-one cares''Till the last drop of blood'Suffering in west AleppoDefiant rebels More than three million Syrians are now registered as refugees and the desperate crisis is only getting worse, the UN's refugee agency says.
China's Wanda, Tencent, Baidu to set up $814 million e-commerce company
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:18
By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda group and Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK> said on Friday they would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) e-commerce joint venture with Baidu Inc , as the firms push into the high-growth e-commerce sector. The joint venture, to be registered in Hong Kong, will be 70 percent owned by privately-held Wanda, while Chinese internet giants Tencent and Baidu will hold 15 percent respectively, Wanda and…
Inside N. Korea: Water park, sacred site and minders
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02
Former Japanese wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki strikes out at Muhammad Ali during an exhibition fight in Tokyo, July 5, 1976.
Vaccine-autism study removed
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02
STORY HIGHLIGHTSJournal removes study published on alleged link between vaccines and autismPaper taken down "because of serious concerns about validity of its conclusions"Study author says he re-analyzed data used in 2004 CDC study (CNN) -- The debate over a link between autism and vaccines continues. A study published earlier this month concluded African-American boys are more at risk for autism if they're given the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before the age of 2.
Lennon's killer denied parole
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02
Ebola outbreak is accelerating
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:02
STORY HIGHLIGHTSWorld Health Organization says West Africa Ebola outbreak continues to accelerateThere are 1,552 confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus, WHO saysNew "road map" aims to curb outbreak in six to nine months, stop international spreadRoad map acknowledges that the eventual death toll in this outbreak could exceed 20,000 (CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
 

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