U.S. to produce marine sought for murder of transgender Filipino

Oct 18, 2014

U.S. to produce marine sought for murder of transgender Filipino

The United States said Saturday it would comply with a Philippine prosecutor’s order to produce a murder suspect and four other U.S. Marines in the investigation into the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker. The prosecutor ordered the five U.S. Marines to give ...

Oct 18, 2014

Florida man gets life in jail for loud rap music murder

Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, was sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 90 years, by a Florida judge on Friday for killing an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified at his ...

Oct 17, 2014

Democratic hopes dim as chance of winning House fade

Democrats’ high hopes of mitigating losses in the House of Representatives in a rough election year have been dashed by reality. The question now is not whether Republicans hold the House of Representatives, how many seats they could add to their majority on Election ...

Oct 17, 2014

Kurds hold out in Syria's Kobani one month into Islamic State assault

Kurdish fighters backed by a flurry of U.S.-led airstrikes were still holding out Thursday against jihadists in Kobani as an Islamic State offensive on the Syrian border town entered its second month. The militants have also been beaten back this week from Amriyat al-Fallujah, ...

Kin of transgender murder victim seek jail for U.S. Marine

Oct 17, 2014

Kin of transgender murder victim seek jail for U.S. Marine

Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine are demanding that the accused be thrown into a Philippine prison. The family and protesters who took to the streets Wednesday criticized the Manila government for allegedly dragging its heels over the weekend ...

With foxes running scarce, U.S. hunting clubs target coyotes

Oct 17, 2014

With foxes running scarce, U.S. hunting clubs target coyotes

American fox-hunting is a sport so steeped in tradition that riders still wear ties and blazers and cry out “Tally ho!” at the sight of prey. But it is adapting to one dramatic change: Coyotes have displaced foxes in the wild and become the ...

U.S. officials defend Ebola response; nurse moved

Oct 17, 2014

U.S. officials defend Ebola response; nurse moved

Health officials said Thursday they still don’t know how two Dallas nurses caught Ebola from a patient, as criticism increased from lawmakers who questioned whether the U.S. is prepared to stop the deadly virus from spreading in the country. The revelation that one of ...