Angelina Jolie removes female organs amid cancer fears

March 28, 2015, 7:37 AM|When doctors told actress Angelina Jolie, 39, that her risk of developing ovarian cancer was 50%, she chose to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. Jolie said she wants other women at risk to know their options. And, strong new evidence shows that eating whole-grain cereal fiber for breakfast can […]

12-year-old boy, instructor killed in hang gliding accident in Nevada

A hang-gliding instructor and a 12-year-old boy were killed Friday after a crash at a dry lake bed, Nevada Highway Patrol said. Las Vegas police and Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a call concerning an accident at the lake bed around 2:50 p.m. near Jean. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The pair was in the air when the […]

NY gang boss resurfaces as terrorist recruiter at Florida mosque, feds say

Marcus Dwayne Robertson, 46, a former U.S. Marine known to his supporters at his Orlando-based Fundamental Islamic Knowledge Seminary as “Abu Taubah,” is suspected of sending young proteges abroad for terror training. A Muslim extremist who once led a murderous New York gang dubbed “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” and then resurfaced decades later […]

7 shot, injured at Fla. spring break house party

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. –  Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder. Multiple 911 calls flooded in just before 1 a.m., reporting the shootings at the house […]

Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, at least 24 dead

Mar. 27, 2015: A Somali man helps a wounded civilian who was injured by a car bomb that detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu’s most popular hotel. (AP) MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an […]

New Bond film will open with ‘incredible’ Mexican Day of the Dead imagery

Day of the Dead symbols, including skulls, skeletons and altars to be used in the opening scene of “Spectre,” the latest installment in the James Bond spy saga, have taken over the Mexican capital’s downtown area in recent days. Daniel Craig, who plays the world’s most famous secret agent, and other cast members have spent […]

As deadline looms, Iran talks take on frantic tone

The international negotiations to strike a nuclear agreement with Iran intensified and took on a frantic tone Saturday, as France and Germany joined in the talks that have recently been limited to the United States and Tehran. The negotiators are trying to reach an outline of an agreement by Tuesday, toward a final agreement by […]

THE ‘MAN IN BLACK’ Ex-boxer Reid known for his share of bouts on Hill

FILE: Feb. 24, 2015: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. (REUTERS) A massive, new photograph of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is affixed to the wall of his press office on the third floor of the U.S. Capitol. It’s no surprise the walls of Reid’s press shop are festooned with […]

TAXPAYERS CHEATED? Senators question emails between Hillary, Huma

FILE: Feb. 22, 2008: Then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., with chief of staff Huma Abedin in Fort Worth, Texas. (REUTERS) Senate Republicans are renewing efforts to learn why Huma Abedin, a top assistant to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was allowed to keep working at the agency under a special, part-time status while also being employed at […]

‘HE’S IN TOUGH SHAPE’ Hero Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

A Boston police officer honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing was fighting for his life Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers shot and killed his attacker, the city’s authorities said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, was struck […]

DEADLY ALPS CRASH Co-pilot was examined for eye problems, reports say

New reports Saturday say Andreas Lubitz — the co-pilot who crashed a jet into a French mountainside early Tuesday — had been dumped by his girlfriend a day before the crash, was being treated for depression and was possibly facing the loss of his job over eye problems. The new revelations emerged four days after […]

Warning over seniors’ share push

Pro’s and cons … Investing in shares has delivered good gains lately, but raises the risk of losing your money. Picture: Supplied. Source: Supplied SENIOR Australians tempted to risk their retirement savings in a booming sharemarket are being warned to be careful about overexposing themselves. As savings account interest rates sink below 3 per cent, […]