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Jun 26, 2016

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China has issued new regulations demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu. Wei Zexi, a college student who died in April of a rare ...

German police kill masked armed man holding hostages in cinema

Jun 24, 2016

German police kill masked armed man holding hostages in cinema

A masked man was shot dead Thursday after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany with what appeared to be a rifle and taking several hostages, authorities said. No one else was hurt. The armed man entered the Kinopolis movie theater in the town ...

Pistorius says Steenkamp would want him freed

Jun 23, 2016

Pistorius says Steenkamp would want him freed

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has said he believes his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp would want him to devote his life to charity rather than be sent back to prison for killing her. The South African former Paralympian athlete, who is awaiting a jail sentence ...

Jun 23, 2016

Texan put baby in fridge after leaving her in hot car

A Texas man charged with causing the death of his 6-month-old daughter by leaving her in a hot car put the baby in a refrigerator after finding her in desperate condition in the back of his vehicle, a document released on Wednesday said. Michael ...

Case now closed, 1964 'Mississippi Burning' executions bared KKK terror

Jun 22, 2016

Case now closed, 1964 'Mississippi Burning' executions bared KKK terror

Federal and state authorities said this week they’re ending the investigation of the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” killings, one of the most infamous cases in the violent backlash to the civil rights movement. Tuesday marked 52 years since Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman ...