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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles jury convicts 74-year-old career criminal in 3 serial murders from 1980s.
US stock market ends slightly lower
Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking
CLEVELAND (AP) — Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account.
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Apple acknowledges some celebrity info compromised
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders ability to figure
Group says world is losing battle against Ebola
Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression
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Cook will not quit as ODI skipper
Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
Teachers' strike in Canada schools
A teachers strike in British Columbia has postponed the first day of school for about 50,000 children.
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.
Ashya King parents leave Spain jail
The parents of Ashya King have been freed from a Spanish prison after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant, the BBC learns.
VIDEO: Celebrity hacking investigated by FBI
The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.
VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed
David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the white space which could help remote areas access fast broadband.
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Apparent killer: 'I'm back, Obama'
The similarities are striking.
Friend remembers Sotloff
CNNs Hala Gorani speaks to Janine di Giovanni, a friend of Steven Sotloff, about why he continued to report in Syria.
Photos: Americans held abroad
'SBTB' movie: What we learned
Saved by the Bell the series was beloved. The unauthorized TV movie about the show, not so much.
From friends, to big bucks, to bust
The worlds most popular podcast turned their 30-year friendship to dust. Now Adam Carolla is being sued by boyhood pal Donny Misraje, who claims the comedian made promises he didnt keep.
CNN Comedy: Adam Carolla
In 2011, comedian and author Adam Carolla talked to CNN about Dr. Drew, his unique middle name, and fish tacos.
Change of plans for Mars rover
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DEFIANT DANCING Video shows Iranian woman breaking strict code
VIDEO: New fears emerge for Iran opposition residents
'UNREASONABLE' COST? Price tag for educating illegal immigrant kids soars
VIDEO: Illegal immigrant students could cost the US $761 million Surge of illegal immigrant children poses challenge for schools
exclusive: As new climate change summit looms, study says UN environment efforts still a mess
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Pakistan lawmakers rally around Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against protesters
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Lawmakers in Pakistan rallied around embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday, and his government said it was ready to confront the “terrorists” who are trying to oust him from power. Read full article >>
Islamic State claims to have beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff
A new video attributed to the Islamic State terrorist organization purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, marking the second such execution in recent weeks by a group that controls parts of Iraq and Syria and has
Sudan pushes back against Iran: Cultural centers closed, envoys banished
Sudan pushed back against Iranian reach Tuesday, announcing the closure of Tehran-backed cultural centers and ordering the expulsion of a diplomat and other envoys in an apparent sign of fraying ties after years of close cooperation. Read full article >>
Moscow will review military strategy in face of NATO plan for rapid-reaction force
MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday denounced Ukraine’s moves to join NATO and said it would review its military strategy in the face of expected NATO plans to establish a rapid-reaction force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe. Read full
WorldViews: What’s it like to report from North Korea? Frustrating, mainly.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — For journalists, North Korea is the holy grail of foreign reporting trips. It’s almost certainly the most difficult country in the world to get into, and a country that readers just cant get enough of. Read full
With its water parks and new buildings, North Korea’s capital coddles the elite
PYONGYANG, North Korea — As though Pyongyang did not already feel like a theme park, now the North Koreans have turned it into an actual theme park. Already a showcase of Stalinist architecture, the capital and its monuments to communist
U.S. companies feel unwelcome in China, complain of unfair treatment
BEIJING — U.S. companies in China complained Tuesday that they were being unfairly targeted by the government of President Xi Jinping, with the selective enforcement of opaque laws leading many to feel that they are no longer wanted here and
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Home Depot says probing 'unusual activity' after data breach report
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate some unusual activity related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by
Judge denies hold-out Detroit creditor motions to block evidence
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied motions by two bond insurance companies that sought to block Detroit from presenting certain evidence at a key hearing on the citys plan to exit bankruptcy.
Japan's Abe to co-opt rival, draft more women in cabinet reshuffle
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to co-opt a rival and draft more women to spruce up his image while keeping key ministers when he reshuffles his cabinet on Wednesday, a rejig dictated more by political
Islamic state issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage: SITE
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff, the SITE monitoring service reported on Tuesday.
Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport
BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscows role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the wars tide
EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside
PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At first sight, the European Unions new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity.
Relatives of captured Iraqi soldiers storm parliament: witnesses
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 100 relatives of Iraqi soldiers captured by Islamic State fighters broke into parliament armed with sticks, metal bars and stones on Tuesday to demand news of them, witnesses said.
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China targets widespread corruption, but doubts remain
China tries to fight government corruption through exhibits, prison visits.       
WH: No timing on Obama immigration plan
President Obama has no deadline for decisions on executive orders regarding immigration.       
GOP governor candidate belongs to $100K wine club
Bruce Rauner of Illinois confirms membership in exclusive wine club.       
Low-carb diets: Studies differ on whether they are best
New ammo for those who say low-carb is superior and those who say many diets can work.     
Capital Download: Hopes, then civil war in South Sudan
The first U.S. ambassador in the newest nation saw hopes, then civil war in South Sudan.       
Girl who shot instructor said Uzi was too powerful
After accidentally killing shooting range instructor, girl said gun was too powerful.       
Princeton worker told to choose medical pot or job
Don DeZarn says Princeton officials told him he couldnt use medicinal marijuana.       
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Who Is the British Hostage ISIS Threatens in Video?
David Cawthorne Haines is a former British soldier who was very familiar with insecure locations, says an aid official who knows him.
Apple: Celeb Photo Hack Didn't Involve iCloud Breach
Apple: None of the cases we have investigated has resulted from any breach in any of Apples systems including iCloud or Find my iPhone.
Girl Who Shot Instructor Said Uzi Was 'Too Much for Her'
The 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot a gun-range instructor in the head with an Uzi said that the weapon as too much for her.
Home Depot Probes 'Unusual Activity' After Reports of Breach
Home Depot is working with investigators to flesh out the origin of unusual activity, a spokeswoman told CNBC in a statement.
NATO Plans Rapid-Response Force to Thwart Russia
The force would be made up of 4,000 troops who could easily mobilize in Eastern Europe against any potential Russian aggression.
Mom Pleads Guilty to Abuse of Autistic Daughter
A Michigan mother has pleaded guilty to child abuse in connection with charges that she tried to kill her severely autistic daughter.
Joan Rivers on Life Support, Daughter Says
Joan Rivers remains on life support, her daughter Melissa Rives said on Tuesday.
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NATO Weighs Rapid Response Force for Eastern Europe
NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe.
2 Sides Cite Discrimination as Battle on Texas Voting Law Heads to Court
Justice Department lawyers say a law is unfair to blacks and Hispanics, while Texas argues that Southern states are being unfairly targeted.
Tarnishing a Reputation as Storied Warriors
The Kurdish pesh merga collapse left tens of thousands of defenseless residents in ISIS’ path, further calling into question fundamental assumptions about Iraq’s security.
Infrastructure Cracks as Los Angeles Defers Repairs
Los Angeles’s decaying roads, sidewalks and water system reflect the challenges many American cities face after years of belt-tightening prompted them to delay basic maintenance.
In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help
The three were interviewed by CNN and The Associated Press, and the choreography of the interviews suggested that North Korea wanted to use the prisoners as bargaining leverage.
A Call for a Low-Carb Diet
In a finding that upends long-held notions about a healthy diet, a major study shows that avoiding carbohydrates and eating more fat contributes to weight loss and fewer cardiovascular risks.
Sports of The Times: With Every U.S. Open Victory, Andy Murray Advances Gender Equity
When Andy Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach this summer, he broke the stereotype that top men can’t be coached by women, and he said his choice wasn’t about gender, but about finding a good fit.
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Angelina Jolie’s Surgery May Have Doubled Genetic Testing Rates at One Clinic
When Jolie announced her surgery to prevent cancer due to a genetic predisposition, she encouraged other women to get checked too, study says
Read Steven Sotloff’s Reporting for TIME
In 2012, the foreign correspondent contributed reporting to TIME from Libya and Turkey
Can Stress Make You Go Grey? (Even If You Are Not Barack Obama)
The Presidents hair may not be a marker of a tough time in office
Yellowstone ‘Super Eruption’ Could Blanket U.S. in Ash, Study Finds
An eruption could blanket the east coast in a few millimeters and bury the Rocky mountains in several meters of ash
Hooray for the Mundane! Ordinary Memories Are the Best
Lifes peak experiences sometimes pale in comparison to the routine business of living, a new study shows. And thats a good thing.
Who’s at Risk After Nude Celebrity Photos Hack and Other Fascinating News on the Web
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5 Ways To Be an Airplane Aggravation
There are more passengers than the seat recliners who ought to be tossed off flights—preferably at 10,000 feet
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West Islip native Nick Tropeano's promotion to Astros a dream come true
The shout heard round West Islip came from Debbie Tropeano when son Nick, a former All-American righthanded pitcher at Stony Brook University, phoned to say he had been called up to the Houston Astros.
Schumer urges feds to pay up for new Seaford water treatment plant
The federal government should keep its pledge to pay for a new plant in Seaford that treats water contaminated by the former Northrop Grumman defense site, Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.
Manhattan woman faces Leandra's Law charge in LIE stop
A 32-year-old Manhattan woman was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI under Leandras Law after a highway patrol officer stopped her on the Long Island Expressway on Monday night and determined she was driving drunk with her 3-year-old son in
Bryce: Yes, solar is booming, but ...
Since 2011, the amount of energy produced by the solar sector has more than doubled.
Actor's attorney says his client's Bridgehampton estate was not a for-profit party house
The attorney for actor Kevin Sorbo says his client never allowed his Bridgehampton estate to be used as a for-profit party house by a tenant who is now fighting such allegations by Southampton Town.
Apple says Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrity accounts were compromised
Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online.
Electrician accused of stealing $35G in copper wire, fuses
A 27-year-old Franklin Square man was arrested Monday and charged with stealing $35,000 worth of copper wire and fuses from the Massapequa electrical company where he worked, police said.
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