Authorities suspend search for survivors of midair collision near Los Angeles port

February 6th, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities suspend search for survivors of midair collision near Los Angeles port.

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Pentagon releases prisoner abuse photos

February 6th, 2016

The Pentagon releases nearly 200 photographs linked to allegations of abuse by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.

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Cruz’s 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

February 6th, 2016

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to media in Weare, N.H. Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America. The Texas senator’s general election strategy depends almost wholly upon maximizing turnout among millions of conservative white voters, mostly evangelical Christians and the white working class, who didn’t participate in the last presidential contest. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.


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Twitter shuts 125,000 ‘terror’ accounts

February 6th, 2016

Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 “for threatening or promoting terrorist acts”, the social media company says.

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Doctor gets 30 years to life for prescription drug deaths

February 5th, 2016

FILE - In this March 16, 2012 file photo Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng sits in a Los Angeles courtroom during her arraignment. Tseng, convicted of murder for prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts" of painkillers that killed three patients, faces a life sentence Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, after her conviction on second-degree murder charges in a landmark case.(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients apologized in court Friday but that did little to sway the judge, who sentenced her to 30 years in prison and said she seemed to care more about money than the health of those she treated.


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Massive crane collapses in New York

February 5th, 2016

A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.

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Syrian opposition should welcome Aleppo offensive: Russia

February 5th, 2016

The Syrian opposition delegation that attended U.N.-mediated peace talks this week should have welcomed the Syrian government’s offensive around the city of Aleppo instead of leaving the talks, Russia’s ambassador in Geneva told Reuters on Friday. “Why did the opposition that left Geneva complain about the offensive in Aleppo, which is actually targeted against Jabhat al-Nusra and other radical extremist groups?” Ambassador Alexey Borodavkin said in an interview.

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Clinton and Sanders clash one-on-one

February 5th, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash sharply over Wall Street and foreign policy in their first head-to-head TV debate.

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Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct

February 5th, 2016

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, actor James Franco attends the LA Premiere of "The Night Before" held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that Franco is to direct. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct.


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Clinton and Sanders go head-to-head

February 5th, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are to go head-to-head for the first time in a TV debate, as they vie to be the Democratic presidential pick.

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