Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
10/21/2014 - 12:59 PM
Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect
Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.
10/21/2014 - 11:16 AM
Pistorius to learn sentence for killing girlfriend
Pretoria (AFP) - South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday learns his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year, bringing an end to a seven-month trial that gripped the nation.
10/21/2014 - 12:12 PM
Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols
By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. ...
10/21/2014 - 09:57 AM
U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber
By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions. The revamp, led by Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, also marks a recognition that national security threats have broadened and become more technologically savvy since the 9/11 attacks against the United States. ...
10/21/2014 - 01:08 PM
Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police
(Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was taken into custody by Ferguson police officers, said St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman. Further details were not immediately available. ...
10/21/2014 - 12:37 PM
Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
10/21/2014 - 08:07 AM
Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.
10/21/2014 - 07:12 AM
Third UN employee dies from Ebola
A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the UN spokesman said Monday.
10/21/2014 - 02:47 AM
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
Moscow (AFP) - The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday citing aviation and law enforcement sources.
10/21/2014 - 08:15 AM
WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures
GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.
10/21/2014 - 02:02 AM
New developments in disappearance of Hannah Graham
Authorities searched across an area near where remains were found over the weekend.
10/21/2014 - 05:18 AM
Iran acts as nuclear deadline approaches
The International Atomic Energy Agency evaluates Iran's recent moves.
10/21/2014 - 01:36 AM
Update on Thomas Eric Duncan’s fiancée
Health officials declared Louise Troh Ebola-free on Monday and gave her the all-clear to resume her life, but she'll do so without long-lost love Thomas Eric Duncan.
10/21/2014 - 12:42 AM
43 students still missing in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26.
10/21/2014 - 05:42 AM
Clown that terrorized rural France captured
Béthune (France) (AFP) - The party is over for a fake clown who received a six-month suspended jail term Monday for threatening passers-by while in full circus garb, a disturbing trend terrifying towns in northern France.
10/20/2014 - 11:58 PM
Oscar Pistorius to learn his fate on Tuesday
STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
10/20/2014 - 11:32 PM
Kerry seeks Asian help against IS
State chief met Asia-Pacific leaders Monday, including from countries with large Muslim populations.
10/21/2014 - 03:20 AM
Smogathon: Beijing Marathon held despite 'hazardous' air quality
Critics are blasting the decision by officials in China to stage the Beijing Marathon on Sunday despite conditions deemed hazardous by health officials.
10/20/2014 - 11:53 PM
As violence continues, Nigerian elders question Boko Haram 'cease-fire'
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigeria's government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far northeast.
10/21/2014 - 05:09 AM
Another Baghdad bombing wave: 33 feared dead
BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq's majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have challenged the Shiite-led government as it battles the Sunni-led insurgency by the Islamic State group.
10/20/2014 - 11:30 PM
U.S. keeps up airstrike stream against Islamic State
Six strikes at militants near Syrian border town Kobani, six with coalition in Iraq near Fallujah, Pentagon says.
10/20/2014 - 10:24 PM
Search for mystery submarine deepens
Stockholm (AFP) - The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.
10/21/2014 - 03:23 AM
Libyan militant pleads not guilty in attack on U.S. compound in Benghazi
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.
10/21/2014 - 12:07 AM
Dr. Nancy Snyderman's Ebola credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.
10/21/2014 - 07:57 AM
Ebola-stricken nurse's family defends her Ohio trip
The family of Ebola-infected Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is defending her from critics who say she was careless in traveling to Ohio knowing she might have been potentially exposed to the deadly virus — and traveling back after developing symptoms.
10/20/2014 - 08:41 PM
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