JFK passenger arrested for having stun guns, machete in luggage
Police say the New York man also had starter pistols, pellet guns and boxes of pellets in his luggage

British crime writer P.D. James dies at age 94
LONDON (Reuters) - British crime writer P.D. James, creator of poetry-writing detective Adam Dalgliesh, has died at the age of 94, her publishers said on Thursday.

Japan as you've never seen it before
Photographer Asako Narahashi looks at Japan through a partially-submerged lens.

Is a China-Japan thaw likely?
OK, so Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's brief summit featured all the enthusiasm of two unhappy schoolboys forced to make up after a schoolyard dust-up.

Ex-UK minister loses libel case over police 'pleb' row
LONDON (Reuters) - A former minister in Prime Minister David Cameron's government lost a libel case on Thursday over a newspaper article which said he had insultingly referred to police as "plebs".

'Burn this b---- down!' Michael Brown's stepfather criticized for reaction to grand jury decision

FergusonMichael Brown's stepfather is being criticized for inflammatory comments he made to a crowd of protesters shortly after learning of the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of his unarmed stepson.

13 dead as inmates binge on drugs
At least 13 inmates at a Venezuela prison, all of whom were on hunger strike, have died, according to the Ministry for Public Power of Penitentiary Services.

At least 133 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan: tribe leader
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 133 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes between two groups belonging to an Arab tribe in Sudan's West Kordofan state, a tribal leader said on Thursday.














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