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Aug 4, 2015

Late U.K. Prime Minister Heath to be probed over child sex abuse case

A former prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations in Britain Monday, when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving the late 1970s leader Edward Heath. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said it would investigate a ...

Ex-con sought in Memphis cop slaying turns himself in

Aug 4, 2015

Ex-con sought in Memphis cop slaying turns himself in

An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, a spokesman for a U.S. attorney said. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, was with his family when he turned himself in at a ...

Whale strays into upscale Buenos Aires harbor, delighting onlookers

Aug 4, 2015

Whale strays into upscale Buenos Aires harbor, delighting onlookers

A disoriented whale stunned onlookers and delighted tourists at Buenos Aires’ bustling waterfront Monday, swimming alongside boats and periodically surfacing to the perplexed crowds. The small whale, whose species was not immediately confirmed, turned up well off its healthy course — near the docks ...

Creators of destroyed hitchBOT may try to rebuild it

Aug 4, 2015

Creators of destroyed hitchBOT may try to rebuild it

The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. HitchBOT’s co-creators, Frauke Zeller and David Smith, said Monday that they’ve been overwhelmed with support and offers to ...