Thursday, February 20, 2014

Dad of severely beaten Giants fan calls two sentenced men 'cretins'

Dad of severely beaten Giants fan calls two sentenced men 'cretins'

Dad of severely beaten Giants fan calls two sentenced men 'cretins'

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 04:07 PM PST

Two California men were sentenced to prison Thursday for their roles in the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan after a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011.

Juror in Michael Dunn trial: 'Race was never a factor'

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 06:00 PM PST

One of the jurors in the trial of Michael Dunn said that race played no part in the case.

Diplomatic talks in Ukraine last until dawn, a day after 100 may have died

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 10:26 PM PST

Protests. Talks. Violence. Protests. Talks. Violence.

Tornadoes, floods hit Illinois

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 09:01 PM PST

Severe storms including tornadoes struck Illinois late Thursday afternoon, knocking out power, damaging buildings and spawning floods, the National Weather Service reported.

A woman's plea in her native language goes untranslated, three lives are lost

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 11:37 AM PST

New York Police Department officials say they can't explain why a fearful woman's domestic-abuse report -- written in the woman's native language of Spanish -- was never translated into English for review, and for possible action.

Keystone is pipeline to future of dirty fuel

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 04:08 PM PST

Over the weekend on his trip to Indonesia, Secretary of State John Kerry implored the global community to take action on climate change, calling it "the greatest challenge of our generation." Speaking to students, he underscored what we all know to be true: that climate change is an undeniable fact and a danger that we can no longer afford to ignore.

Do camel bones discredit the bible?

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 02:23 AM PST

In the Old Testament, camels made for a very useful literary device. Primarily, they represent great wealth; When Abraham journeys to Egypt, the Pharaoh offers him a huge bounty, including sheep, servants and -- the crème de la crème -- camels, in exchange for Abraham's wife, Sarah (though in fairness, the Pharaoh thought they were siblings).

Celebrity transformations

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Female suspect in custody after 4 killed at California tribal office

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 10:15 PM PST

Four people were killed Thursday afternoon and two others were injured at a Native American tribal office in Alturas, California, police chief Ken Barnes said.

Ukraine unrest: The devastation in Independence Square

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 01:12 PM PST

The photograph on the left, taken on April 22, 2009, shows Independence Square, also known as Maidan, in Kiev, Ukraine with the Monument to Berehynia in the center.


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