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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Scoring more than 500 goals in the NHL hasn't come without Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin being opportunistic. Thursday night was another example of being in the right place at the right time — with an unrivaled scoring touch.
Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!
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Cocaine ring busted in suburban Sydney
AFER a series of morning drug raids across Sydney police are confident they've smashed a substantial street-level cocaine supply syndicate.
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MUNICH (AP) — Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time. The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United States, which had wanted an immediate ceasefire, and Russia, which had proposed one to start on March 1.
A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby’s wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations. In the lawsuit, seven women claim Cosby defamed them by branding them as liars after they went public with accusations that he sexually assaulted them decades ago. A lawyer for the women has sought to compel Camille Cosby to give a deposition.
Last four holdouts in Oregon standoff surrender
The last four armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered to authorities Thursday, ending a tense 41-day standoff over grazing rights on federal land that left one dead. Jeff Banta, 46, of Nevada, Sean Anderson, 47, and his wife Sandra, 48, of Idaho, walked out of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge shortly after 9:30 am. About 90 minutes later, the last protester, David Fry, followed suit, but only after vowing "liberty or death" and having threatened to commit suicide.
Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
At least 49 dead in Mexico prison riot
At least 49 inmates were killed in a Mexican prison brawl as rival groups fought with bats, sticks and blades and ignited a fire in the overcrowded penitentiary, authorities said. Twelve others were injured during the "pitched battle" that lasted 30 to 40 minutes at the Topo Chico prison in the northern industrial city of Monterrey, said Nuevo Leon state Governor Jaime Rodriguez. The fight erupted following a dispute over control of the prison between two rival members of the Zetas drug cartel, Rodriguez said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.
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SHARES SHOCK: Robert linked to firm, dumped as minister
LATEST: OUSTED Liberal Stuart Robert had a financial link to the company he went to Beijing to support, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed. | PM’s China crisis
Unionists march on site after incident
UPDATE: An alleged assault of a worker on a Brisbane site has led to heated scenes as union members marched on the building.
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Are These Former Black Panthers Murderers Or Martyrs?
In 1971, Omaha Black Panther leaders Edward Poindexter and Mondo we Langa were sentenced to life in prison for a bombing that killed a local police officer. In the 45 years since, they’ve been fighting for a quieter type of liberation — their own.
last updated: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:19:52 GMT
South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.
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“I’m trying to convince my co-worker to go to lunch so I can eat the Skittle under his desk.”
Clinton and Sanders Walk a Careful Line on Women at Debate
"I believe it's most important that we unleash the full potential of women and girls in our society"