Oct 29, 2014

Policeman who asked to smell woman's feet arrested

Houston-area authorities believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others. Twenty-six-year-old Patrick Quinn is charged with two counts of “official oppression.” He is free on $2,000 bond. ...

Oct 24, 2014

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada’s seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press, Susan ...

Sep 19, 2014

Swede acquitted of rape after 'sexsomnia' diagnosis

A Swede who had sex with a woman while he was asleep was acquitted of rape because he suffers from “sexsomnia,” according to a court ruling AFP obtained Thursday. The 26-year-old man did not have “the intention” to have sex, the Sundsvall appeal court ...

Chimps are natural-born killers, say scientists

Sep 18, 2014

Chimps are natural-born killers, say scientists

Chimpanzees can be lethally violent to each other, and a study released Wednesday says this stems from an inherent streak and not, as some have suggested, from human interference. Zoologists, led by the famed Jane Goodall, have speculated for years on the causes of ...

Sep 5, 2014

'Telepathy' experiment sends first mental message

For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, who were far apart in India and France. Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be ...