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    Enterprising Car Prowler Pulls Off Huge Jewelry Heist


    Police say someone stole nearly $900,000 out of a Cadillac Escalade parked in San Francisco last...

    Police don't often ask for the public's help to solve a car break-in, but then most cars aren't carrying nearly $1 million in jewelry. The San Francisco Chronicle reports someone smashed the windows of a Cadillac Escalade parked in San Francisco on Aug. 12 and stole two tote bags that...

    Strong Aftershock Hits a Still-Reeling Mexico City


    People stand in the street after hearing an earthquake alarm, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City, Saturday morning, swaying buildings and sending some people running into the...

    A strong aftershock has rolled through Mexico City, swaying buildings and sending some people running into the street, the AP reports. The quake early Saturday was much weaker than the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit on Tuesday, killing at least 295 people and knocking down buildings across the capital....

    Zuckerberg to Sell Up to 75M Facebook Shares


    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard University earlier this...

    Mark Zuckerberg says he's sticking with his plan to eventually sell 99% of his shares in Facebook—and he's starting with up to 75 million shares, which is almost a fifth of his stake in the company. In a post on, of course, Facebook, Zuckerberg explains that he has dropped...

    For 23, WWI U-Boat May Have Become a Coffin


    A sketch of the submarine found off the coast of...

    Eleven German submarines from World War I have been found sunk in Belgian waters. The latest to be discovered, however, is the "best preserved" of all, officials say. The U-boat, 88 feet long by 20 feet wide, has been found in an undisclosed location off the Belgian coast near West...

    US: Magnitude 3.5 Quake Detected in N. Korea


    People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23,...

    A small earthquake shook North Korea early Saturday, according to South Korean officials, raising fears that the country had carried out another nuclear test amid its escalating dispute with the US. The quake happened near where North Korea has carried out other nuclear tests, which have registered as small earthquakes,...

    Iran Fires New Long-Range Missile


    Zolfaghar surface-to-surface ballistic missiles are displayed in an annual pro-Palestinian rally marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 23,...

    Iran says it has successfully test-fired a new long-range ballistic missile, a "Khorramshahr" with a range of around 1,240 miles. State-run media released video of the missile being fired around midnight Friday, hours after it was unveiled at a military parade, though it's not clear when the test actually...

    Hijacked Plane Brought Home After 40 Years


    Former co-pilot Juergen Vietor, former passenger Diana Muell, and former stewardess Gabriele von Lutzau stand in front of a part the Lufthansa plane 'Landshut' at the airport in Friedrichshafen,...

    A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group's campaign against West German authorities has returned home. The DPA news agency reported Saturday that most parts of the Boeing 737 arrived Saturday in the city of Friedrichshafen, where they...

    White House Reverses Policy on Campus Sex Assaults


    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference on Mackinac Island,...

    The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints, the AP reports. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said that President Obama's policy had been unfairly skewed against those accused...

    Wary Democrats: 'Bill Is Not Dead Yet'


    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks on Capitol Hill...

    John McCain's opposition to the latest GOP effort to repeal ObamaCare didn't quite kill the legislation's chances, though it came pretty close. Still, Democrats are taking pains not to declare victory in public or do anything that smacks of gloating, reports Politico . As Democratic Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz tweeted , "This...