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  1. Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli militaryFri, 24 Oct 2014 19:48:55 GMT
    Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee. Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over a Ten Commandments monument that a group has been suing to have removed, smashing it to pieces. More...
  2. Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officersFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:24 GMT
    Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane, who deployed a parachute to slow... Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane. More...
  3. Men jailed over attack on blind manFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:23 GMT
    CCTV footage of a registered blind man being pushed onto the tracks during a violent assault at a train station has been released by British Transport Police . The video shows the man being pushed off the platform at Chelmsford station in Essex and then punched as he tried to pull himself back up. More...
  4. Why New York 's Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients EverywhereFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:22 GMT
    Just before arriving in the Ebola-torn nation of Guinea, 33-year-old Craig Spencer posted a picture of himself on Facebook smiling in a yellow hazmat suit, face mask, and gloves - his new uniform. In the caption next to his image, after announcing his mission with Doctors Without Borders/Mdecins Sans Frontires , he typed a plea: "Please support organizations that are sending support or personnel to West Africa, and help combat one of the worst public health and humanitarian disasters in recent history." More...
  5. Rail workers seconds from deathFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:58:31 GMT
    Nine rail workers were just seconds from death after being given no warning that an 80mph passenger train was bearing down on them, rail accident investigators have said. The track workers, operating on a small bridge on the West Coast main line in Lancashire, were reliant on getting visual and audible warnings of approaching trains as their view was restricted by the curvature of the track. More...
  6. MI5 agent was suburban bank clerkFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:11:39 GMT
    Files released by the National Archives in Kew suggest an agent who posed as an undercover Gestapo officer was actually Eric Roberts, a father of two in his thirties The lone MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of Britain's wartime Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk. Files released by the National Archives in Kew, west London, suggest the agent who posed as an undercover Gestapo officer was actually Eric Roberts, a father of two in his thirties who had been living quietly near Epsom racecourse in Surrey. More...
  7. Ashya 'responded well' to treatmentFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:11:38 GMT
    Ashya King has responded well to proton therapy for his brain tumour, the Prague clinic treating him says Five-year-old brain cancer patient Ashya King has responded well but has not fully recovered as he nears the end of his proton therapy treatment, the clinic treating him has said. The youngster was taken to Prague, in the Czech Republic, in a desperate bid by his parents to get him the specialist treatment and the director of the Proton Therapy Center , Iva Tatounova, said he had benefited from it. More...
  8. Fahid Saber will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown CourtFri, 24 Oct 2014 04:25:55 GMT
    A driver who knocked down and killed a university student will be sentenced today after being told to expect a lengthy term of imprisonment. Fahid Saber pleaded guilty last month to causing the death of 22-year-old Joseph O'Reilly by dangerous driving. More...
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