Friday, September 30, 2011

Iranian pastor faces death for rape, not apostasy - report

Iranian pastor faces death for rape, not apostasy - report

Iranian pastor faces death for rape, not apostasy - report

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 06:29 PM PDT

Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani will be put to death for several charges of rape and extortion, charges that differ greatly from his original sentence of apostasy, Iran's semi-official Fars News agency reported Friday.

Man stranded in accident survives for six days on leaves, water

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 03:44 PM PDT

A man stranded after his car plunged down a steep embankment in the Angeles National Forest survived for six days by eating leaves and drinking water from a creek, authorities said Friday.

Judge OKs release of 'inflammatory' Casey Anthony video

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 04:33 PM PDT

Video showing Casey Anthony rocking and hunched over upon hearing remains had been found in the search for her 2-year-old daughter was released Friday, after a Florida judge overturned a decision to seal the footage because it was considered inflammatory.

Michael Jackson was 'clinically dead' on arrival to hospital, ER doctor says

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 06:48 PM PDT

The emergency room doctor who pronounced Michael Jackson dead testified Friday that the pop icon had "signs of a dying heart" when he arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Mississippi teen pleads not guilty in hate crime case

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 03:06 PM PDT

A white Mississippi teenager accused of murdering an African-American man in a hate crime pleaded not guilty in his arraignment Friday.

More Latinos identify as Native American, census shows

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 06:57 AM PDT

When Ana María Tekina-eirú Maynard filled out her census form last year, she checked the box for Latino, and for the first time, she also checked the box for Native American.

October's 5 must-read books

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 01:12 PM PDT

Lives Other Than My Own

U.S. officials warn of possible retaliation after al Qaeda cleric is killed

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 06:15 PM PDT

The killings Friday of alleged terrorists cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States, according to the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

Medvedev said he cedes presidency bid to Putin because he is more popular

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 10:25 AM PDT

President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday he had ceded his presidency bid to the country's powerful Prime Minister Vladimir Putin because the latter is a more popular politician in Russia, who has higher chances to be elected.

TV's new retro babes are no role models

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 08:28 AM PDT

Washington Post critic Hank Stuever doesn't think much of the TV networks' new shows such as "The Playboy Club," "Pan Am" and "Charlie's Angels."


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