In blow to Cameron, UKIP wins second parliamentary seat
ROCHESTER/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Friday, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain's two-party system in next year's national election.






Israeli forces kill Palestinian along Gazan border: Palestinian ministry
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel on Sunday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, the first such fatality since a 50-day war ended in August.






Controversial Washington ex-mayor Marion Barry dies

Former Washington mayor Marion Barry, who left office in disgrace and went to prison on drug charges only to return for a fourth term, has died at a Washington hospital, aged 78Former Washington mayor Marion Barry, who left office in disgrace and went to prison on drug charges only to return for a fourth term, has died aged 78. US President Barack Obama was among those paying tribute to Barry on Sunday, calling him "a fixture in DC politics for decades" and praising him for his role in the civil rights movement. The Washington Post, citing hospital officials in the US capital, said the mayor was in cardiac arrest when he arrived and could not be revived. Barry, the Mississippi-born son of a sharecropper, dominated local politics in Washington for many years starting in the mid-1970s despite repeated scandals and multiple arrests.


#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally
Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.

Buffalo fears floods after heavy snow
The Buffalo area waits for the floodwaters to rise.

U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats
Surveillance gear generally falls outside U.S. export controls.

Quidditch is real, and it wants to go pro
Place a tennis ball into a yellow sock and tuck it into the back of your pants. Now start running.

Earthquake shakes North Texas
Magnitude 3.3. quake is the strongest to hit Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in 5 years

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