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North Korea Replaces Hard-Line Defense Chief

Monday, May 13, 2013

North Korea's hard-line army general, who is believed to have been responsible for attacks on South Korea in 2010 that killed 50 people, has been replaced by a relative unknown.

The move has analysts reading the tea leaves. The consensus is that the reshuffle at the top of the People's ...

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Experts Marvel At How Cyberthieves Stole $45 Million

Saturday, May 11, 2013

With a haul of $45 million, it's being billed as possibly the biggest cyber-heist in history. But in reality, experts and authorities say, it was thousands of small but highly coordinated thefts.

As we reported on Thursday, federal prosecutors charged eight people with being the just New York cell ...

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White House Denies Any 'Substantive' Edits To Benghazi Memo

Friday, May 10, 2013

The White House says it made only minimal changes to the now-discredited talking points used to discuss the deadly attack last year on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

The remarks, by White House press secretary Jay Carney, came in response to an ABC News exclusive on ...

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Boston Bombing Suspect Buried In Secret At Virginia Cemetery

Friday, May 10, 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been interred at a Muslim cemetery in central Virginia after a two-week ordeal in which a Massachusetts funeral director sought in vain to find a burial location.

The Associated Press reports that a burial was conducted in secret after the body was ...

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Search Ends Off Australia For Two Cruise Ship Passengers

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Update at 10:15 a.m. ET, May 10. Search Ends, Investigation Continues:

The search is over for an Australian couple who went overboard Wednesday from the Carnival Spirit cruise ship as it sailed in waters off New South Wales, Australia, The Associated Press reports.

That word comes as the ...

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Olympic Sailor Killed In Capsize Of America's Cup Racer

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Update at 7:15 p.m. ET: Sailor Was 'Trapped Underneath Boat'

On its website, Artemis Racing says Simpson, 36, "was trapped underneath the boat and despite attempts to revive him, by doctors afloat and subsequently ashore, his life was lost." Artemis says Simpson was part of an 11-member team aboard ...

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Son Of Pakistani Ex-Premier Kidnapped At Election Rally

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Gunmen in Pakistan stormed an election rally and abducted the son of a former prime minister — the latest violence in a bloody campaign ahead of nationwide polling.

Armed men drove up to an election rally in the city of Multan, opened fire, grabbed Ali Haider Gilani and sped off, ...

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Feds Charge Alleged New York Cell In International Cyber-Heist

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Eight people in New York have been charged as part of what prosecutors say was a global ring of cybercriminals who stole $45 million by hacking into prepaid credit card accounts and then using the data to get cash from thousands of ATMs around the world.

U.S. Attorney for the ...

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Bombing Suspect's Widow Hires New Lawyer

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Katherine Russell, the widow of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has added an attorney experienced with terrorism cases to her legal team, according to The Associated Press.

Her lead attorney, Amato DeLuca, said Wednesday that his client has brought on New York lawyer Joshua Dratel.

DeLuca said Dratel's "unique, specialized ...

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Singer Tim Lambesis Arrested In Alleged Plot To Kill Wife

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Tim Lambesis, the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated band As I Lay Dying, has been arrested on suspicion that he plotted to kill his estranged wife.

Lambesis, 32, allegedly tried to hire an undercover detective to kill his wife, Meggan, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

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Death Toll Tops 800 In Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Authorities in Bangladesh say the death toll in last month's collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex has surpassed 800 as dozens more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday.

The latest corpses to be recovered were so badly decomposed that they were being sent to a lab for ...

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Jodi Arias Found Guilty Of Murdering Boyfriend

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Jurors on Wednesday found Jodi Arias, accused of killing her onetime boyfriend in a fit of rage, guilty of first-degree murder.

Arias, 32, initially denied involvement in the June 4, 2008, shooting death of Travis Alexander, blaming his death on two masked intruders. Two years later, she changed her story, ...

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Witnesses Relate Frustration Over Response To Benghazi Attack

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Three witnesses billed as whistle-blowers appeared before a House committee Wednesday to challenge the Obama administration's explanation of what transpired on Sept. 11, 2012, as the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked and the ambassador and three others killed.

In testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...

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Several Dead After Ship Crashes Into Dock In Italy

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

A cargo ship slammed into a dock in Genoa, Italy, on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and toppling the control tower at one of the country's busiest ports.

The Associated Press reports that divers had found seven bodies in the wreckage. Four others have been hospitalized and two ...

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Air Force Strips 17 Officers Of Nuclear Missile Launch Authority

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Seventeen Air Force officers with control over nuclear missiles have had that authority suspended after receiving poor reviews on their mastery of launch operations, The Associated Press reports in an exclusive.

The suspensions at the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, which controls ...

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Former Gov. Mark Sanford Wins South Carolina House Seat

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has won election to the House, redeeming his political career after it was derailed by scandal four years ago.

Sanford, a Republican, defeated Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch on Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District. Colbert Busch is the sister of political satirist Stephen ...

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Study: 'Fossil' Words Are Older Than We Thought

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The origin of some of the words we use today go back much further than scientists once thought, suggesting an Ice Age-era proto-language that spawned many of the world's contemporary linguistic groups, according to a new study by a group of U.K.-based scientists.

The study, published in the current issue ...

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Pakistani Politician Imran Khan Falls From Lift During Campaign

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan is said to be OK after he fell from a lift during a campaign rally in Lahore on Tuesday.

Al-Jazeera reports that Khan "fell 14 feet as he was stepping off an improvised forklift that was raising him to the top of the ...

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Obama Says U.S. And South Korea Stand Firm Against Pyongyang

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

President Obama says the United States and South Korea are determined to stand firm against North Korean threats and that the days of Pyongyang manufacturing a crisis to get international concessions "are over."

In a joint news conference with South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday, Obama said the two ...

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Feds Say Debt Settlement Firm Defrauded 'Financially Desperate'

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal oversight agency established by Dodd-Frank three years ago, has resulted in its first criminal referral — a case against a debt-settlement company it says defrauded thousands of people.

According to the indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, ...

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