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  • Top UN human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka

    Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:06:22 GMT

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official arrived Saturday in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit aimed at reviewing the measures taken by the island-nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during the long civil war that left tens of thousands dead.

  • Officials working to determine cause of NYC crane collapse

    Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:32:47 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered to safety during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. But city officials said it could have been much worse.

  • Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video

    Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:16:49 GMT

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.

  • Firebrand monks a powerful force in Myanmar despite setback

    Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:10:17 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dark-skinned and bearded men jump a young woman after she prays at a Buddhist shrine. They push her to the ground and rape her. Then they cut off her ear and slit her throat.

  • The Latest: Clinton makes pitch to young NH voters

    Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:25:04 GMT

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): Legal Blogs

  • Are There Illegal Internet Search Terms?


    You can search pretty much whatever you want online -- searching for information is not a crime. But certain searches are monitored and certain words will trigger suspicion and investigations, and if you engage in illegal activity online, that is a crime. You can search the words "kiddie porn"......

  • Small Biz Need to Know: The Zika Virus


    According to the World Health Organization, the Zika virus is now a global health emergency. The virus has turned up in the United States, and researchers are learning more each day about how the virus is spread and its potential effects on infected people and fetuses. Here's what you......

  • How to Document Your Personal Injury Expenses Before Filing a Claim


    One of the essential elements of a personal injury claim is proving your injury and your damages. If you can’t prove how much the injury cost you, you may not win your lawsuit. So how do you do that? By documenting all of your injury costs and expenses right away,......

  • D.C. Might Pay People to Not Commit Crime


    You know the old saying, "crime doesn't pay," but did you know that there could come a time when you get paid to not commit crime? A bill under consideration in Washington D.C. proposes to provide stipends to 50 people annually to learn life skills and avoid crime. The......

  • 5 Budgeting Tips for Startups and Small Businesses


    Half of all small businesses close their doors within five year of opening. There are many reasons for this and many. Overwhelmed by other issues, financial responsibilities quickly slip to the wayside, and you figure each month that you'll deal with all the figures around April, when taxes are due.......

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