Iranian ship convoy moves toward Yemen, alarming US officials: The Hill: Iran is sending an armada of seven to nine ships — some with weapons — toward Yemen in a potential attempt to resupply the Shia Houthi rebels, according to two U.S.
South Africa shops looted BBC: Foreign-owned shops in South Africa have been attacked and looted in eastern Johannesburg.
NASA to crash spacecraft onto Mercury’s surface NBC News: NASA’s Messenger spacecraft, which made history four years ago when entering the orbit around Mercury, is preparing to crash onto the planet’s surface later this month, NASA said Thursday.
Second trailer released for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Verge: The second trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was released Thursday, eight months ahead of the movie’s premiere.
‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges Los Angeles Times: Marion “Suge” Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident, a judge ruled.
Reuters: President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia’s economy could return to growth in less than two years, even though he considers it unlikely that the West will lift economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis soon.
Tennessee House votes Bible as official state book: The Tennessean: The Tennessee House of Representatives voted the Holy Bible as the official state book.
A jury in Fall River, Mass., found former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in death of Odin Lloyd.
Japan jets scramble at Cold-War levels as Chinese and Russian incursions increase: Reuters: Japan’s air force said on Wednesday jet fighter scrambles have reached a level not seen since the height of the Cold War three decades ago as Russian bombers probe its northern skies and Chinese combat aircra
Guam to process gay marriage license applications: AP: Guam’s attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications on Wednesday, making it the first U.S.
Space X launches cargo into orbit NBC News: SpaceX launched its robotic Dragon cargo craft to the International Space Station, carrying supplies that included the first zero-G espresso machine to go into orbit.
New York Times: The White House announced Tuesday that it intends to remove Cuba from the American government’s list of nations that sponsor terrorism, eliminating a major obstacle to the restoration of diplomatic relations after decades of hostilities. Follow updates on this story from BreakingNew
Pilot hears worker trapped in cargo hold of Alaska Airlines...: KIRO 7: An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff in Seattle when passengers reportedly heard noises coming from the plane’s cargo hold.
AZCentral: Jodi Arias was sentenced Monday to life in prison without chance of release for murdering her lover, Travis Alexander, ending one of the more dramatic and notorious murder trials in recent Arizona history.
Jordan Spieth soars to record Masters win: USA Today: Jordan Spieth became the second youngest person to win The Masters at 21-years-old on Sunday, tying the best score ever with 18 under par. Read more at BreakingNews.com.
Log In - The New York Times: The New York Times: Hillary Rodham Clinton will seek the presidency for a second time, one of her top advisers said Sunday, ending two years of speculation and coy denials and immediately establishing herself as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee.The announcement came in emails from John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chairman, to donors and others.
Troopers arrest hip-hop artist "Nelly" in Putnam County: WRCB News: Hip-hop artist “Nelly” is facing felony drugs charges after he was arrested by Tennessee State Troopers Saturday morning in Putnam County.
Obama Says Partisanship Over Iran Deal Has Gone Too Far: The Associated Press: President Barack Obama said Saturday that partisan wrangling over the emerging nuclear agreement with Iran and on other foreign policy matters has gone beyond the pale, singling out two senior Republican senators for part
Obama, Castro hold historic meeting: An anticipated formal sit-down between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro has begun in Panama.
Pakistan dam builders shot dead in Balochistan: 20 workers killed in Pakistan BBC: At least 20 workers accused of working on an army-backed dam construction site in the Pakistani province of Balochistan have been killed by gunmen.