North Korea says leader's uncle was executed
(CNN) -- An uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been executed for trying to overthrow the government, the Korean Central News Agency reported early Friday. "Traitor Jang Song Thaek Executed" blared the headline posted by the state-run news ...
North Korea executes Kim Jong Un's uncle
North Korean leader's uncle 'executed over corruption'
North Korea Executes Uncle of Kim Jong Un
Boehner hits tea party groups as budget vote nears
WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle-fatigued U.S. House moved toward passage Thursday of legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea ...
Boehner lashes out at tea party
Family feud: Boehner takes on GOP critics on right
Conservative Grass Roots Remains Skeptical Of Budget Deal
Future of In-Flight Calls Hits New Regulatory Hurdle
Wall Street Journal
The Department of Transportation said Thursday it will look at banning in-flight phone calls, a surprise announcement issued just hours before the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider abolishing a 22-year-old ban. Enlarge Image. cat.
Two US Agencies Nod to Public Outrage on Phone Chats Aloft
Debate on plane phone calls moves on, gets bigger
In-Flight Calls May Be Legalized By The FCC — And Then Banned By The DOT
Fox News host Megyn Kelly says Jesus and Santa are white
Fox News host Megyn Kelly has made herself the centre of a racial controversy by declaring that Jesus Christ and Santa Claus are white. On Wednesday night, Kelly was responding to an article by Slate writer Aisha Harris, who wrote an article entitled, ...
What Fox News Doesn't Understand About Santa Claus
Fox News Anchor Claims Santa and Jesus Are White, Deal With It
So, what colour is Santa? Or Jesus, for that matter? And why the HECK should ...
Sentence in Texas Teen's Fatal DWI Wreck Stirs Ire
"Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior ...
Texas teen Ethan Couch: For 'affluenza' the solution is parenting
'Affluenza': Is it real?
Teen sentenced to 10 years probation, rehab in 4 deaths
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader, deadly clashes on streets
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh executed Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah on Thursday for war crimes he committed in 1971, in a move likely to spark more violent protests less than a month before elections are due to be held. Mollah was ...
Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader and convicted war criminal Abdul Quader ...
UPDATE 2-Bangladesh executes Islamist leader, deadly clashes on streets
New York Daily News
Hawaii official who released Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash
KAUAI, Hawaii (Reuters) - A Hawaii state health official who gained national attention when she released a copy of President Barack Obama's birth certificate in 2011 was killed in a plane crash off the island of Molokai, authorities said on Thursday.
Hawaiian Official Who Released Obama's Birth Certificate Dies In Crash
UN confirms chemical arms were used repeatedly in Syria
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people, according to the final report of a U.N. inquiry published on ...
UN weapons inspectors confirm chemical weapons were used in Syria
UN inspectors confirm Syria chemical attack
Univ. of Texas board keeps Austin campus president
Texas coach Mack Brown, center, and Oregon coach Mark Helfrich, second from left, take part in a Valero Alamo Bowl news conference, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in San Antonio. Texas and Oregon will play in the NCAA college football game Dec. 30. Store |.
Mandela's legacy: Like America's Lincoln, India's Ghandi, Israel's Ben Gurion
Mandela's legacy: Like America's Lincoln, India's Ghandi, Israel's Ben Gurion. On Sunday, Mandela will be buried, an ox will be slaughtered, the mourners will eat it and an era will have ended. By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac | Dec. 13, 2013 | 12:43 AM ...
South Africa Mandela Event Translator Wasn't a Professional (3)
Mandela Lies in State and a Rainbow Nation Pays Its Respects
Frustrations in Pretoria as thousands queue to say a personal farewell to Nelson ...