Friday, September 12, 2014
A California high school has changed its nickname from the Arabs to the Mighty Arabs and adopted a logo with a nobler image, school officials announced Wednesday.
Police staged mass dawn raids in Los Angeles Wednesday, seizing at least US$65 million in cash and other funds allegedly linked to money laundering for Mexican drug cartels, officials said.
San Francisco-based Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin wallet to Europe with an aim of enticing more people there to use the digital currency.
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Scots not to rip apart a “family of nations” as he battled to reverse a late surge in support for Scottish independence one week from a historic referendum.
A man described as a smart, loving father confessed to killing his five children and then dumping their bodies in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.
A 19-year-old U.S. woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad despite their repeated attempts to stop her pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria under a plea deal that requires her to help authorities who are investigating others with the same intentions.
Graham Joyce, one of Britain's best known fantasy writers, has died from complications of lymphoma cancer, an illness he had blogged about extensively. He was 59.
Richard Kiel, who played the towering, steel-toothed baddie “Jaws” in two James Bond movies, died Wednesday aged 74, a hospital spokeswoman said.
The wall of fame of Manchester United managers still informs Old Trafford visitors that a “new chapter has begun” under David Moyes. In reality, it was a short, painful chapter in United history that will cost around US$90 million, the club disclosed on Wednesday.
T-Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network.