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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest request to dismiss an arrest warrant for alleged rape and molestation -- cases that he says are false and politically motivated.

Assange, 43, has been living in Londo...

Security outside Buckingham Palace

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London court: 3 men plotted public beheading

Three British men have been accused of plotting to decapitate a member of the public in the street, a court in London heard Thursday.

Buffalo snow storm


8 dead in storm; Buffalo braces for more snow

Harlem Street in the Buffalo suburb of West Seneca on Thursday offered a glimpse of life under the deadly and monumental western New York snowstorm.

The Winchester Volunteer Fire Company station has served as a shelter for as many as 40 people since ...

FSU campus

Florida State shooting: 3 hurt, gunman killed

[Breaking news alert, posted at 3:24 p.m. ET]

The shooter who opened fire early Thursday at Florida State University has been identified as Myron May, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters. May graduated from FSU in 2005.

[Original stor...



Obama's immigration speech: What to watch for

President Barack Obama is set to unveil his long-awaited overhaul of U.S. immigration rules -- potentially shielding millions of people from deportation -- Thursday in an 8 p.m. ET speech from the White House.

The impending actions are fraught with p...

Ferguson, Missouri rally


Ferguson decision could come Friday

A tense Ferguson is awaiting to hear whether a St. Louis County grand jury believes Officer Darren Wilson should stand trial in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

The grand jury hearing evidence plans to meet Friday for what might be i...

Bank teller blurb

Peer-to-peer lending is transforming banking

It's said that lending to friends is a good way to lose them, but how about lending to a complete stranger?

Obama immigration video

Obama tests limits with immigration plan

President Barack Obama's plan to take the immigration system in his own hands is a daring test of the limits of presidential power.

Graco stroller recall


About 5 million Graco strollers recalled

About 4.7 million Graco and Century-branded strollers are being recalled after its maker received reports of 10 full or partial fingertip amputations and one laceration, federal officials said Thursday.

Ty Herndon

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Country star Ty Herndon comes out as gay

Country star Ty Herndon has something to share: He's an "out, proud and happy gay man."

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