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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

Sat, 2017-06-24 18:41
LONDON (AP) -- British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."...
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Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

Sat, 2017-06-24 18:41
BOSTON (AP) -- Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday....
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Wet winter ups the ante for hikers on popular US trail

Sat, 2017-06-24 15:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anya Sellsted had scaled scary snow-covered passes and forded frightening rivers during her solo hike from Mexico to Canada when the hazards of California's gargantuan winter finally caught up to her....
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Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

Sat, 2017-06-24 15:41
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) -- A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially reported, according to sheriff's officials....
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Style vs safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?

Sat, 2017-06-24 15:41
Oregon football players used three helmets last season - green, black and white - that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations....
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Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:41
BEIJING (AP) -- More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said....
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Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:41
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project....
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Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:41
NEW YORK (AP) -- A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper....
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Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Sat, 2017-06-24 09:41
SEATTLE (AP) -- Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles....
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Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town

Sat, 2017-06-24 09:41
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Their senior year began with sadness and horror. Two fellow students at Brentwood High School were beaten to death in the street. The corpses of three more were discovered in secluded spots - all victims of suspected gang violence....
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Meal program bridges cultural divisions, 1 plate at a time

Sat, 2017-06-24 09:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- On the menu, the flavor profiles seemed incongruous: Chinese dumplings, Italian-style roast pork and a Mexican chicken dish featuring an edible weed....
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Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Sat, 2017-06-24 03:41
BEIJING (AP) -- More than 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said....
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Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists

Sat, 2017-06-24 03:41
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."...
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California governor s

Sat, 2017-06-24 03:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis....
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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:41
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday....
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Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Sat, 2017-06-24 00:41
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion....
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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

Fri, 2017-06-23 21:40
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God - before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders - is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues....
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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Fri, 2017-06-23 18:40
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The $1.5 million awarded this week to the parents of Michael Brown is the latest of several large settlements involving killings of black people by police, but it's far from the largest....
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Senators ask military to clarify US role in Yemen torture

Fri, 2017-06-23 18:40
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pressure mounted on the U.S. Defense Department Friday after multiple U.S. senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen....
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Long after riots, Milwaukee neighborhood sees little change

Fri, 2017-06-23 18:40
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The scars of the violence that erupted in a Milwaukee neighborhood after a police officer killed a 23-year-old black man remain visible nearly a year later, reminders of how little things have changed....
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