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After Everest disaster, Sherpas contemplate strike

Ellen Barry Sherpas have gathered at Mount Everest's base camp and proposed a "work stoppage" after being disappointed at the Nepalese government's offer of 40,000 rupees ($435) as compensation for the families...

Grandmother allegedly froze to death in Los Angeles hospital morgue

Lindsey Bever An 80-year-old grandmother was allegedly still alive when she was zipped up in a body bag and put in the hospital morgue’s freezer — where she tried unsuccessfully to escape and froze to...

Earthquake rocks Los Angeles, scares news anchors during broadcast

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Michael Idato Everyone else has alarm clocks. The city of Los Angeles has earthquakes.

One dead and seven injured after gunman opens fire at Los Angeles airport

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Michael Idato and Alexandra Smith Gunman in custody after opening fire in LA airport in an attack reportedly on security guards.

Los Angeles on edge after another night of violence in wake of Trayvon Martin case

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Los Angeles' mayor has announced the deployment of extra police to prevent more violent protests over the Trayvon Martin trial, after 14 people were arrested in a second night of unrest.

Counter terrorism drill in downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Actors pretending to be terror suspects wearing suicide vests confront Los Angeles Police Department officers from the Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau during a drill involving a response to threats of a weapon of mass destruction on June 6, 2013 in downtown Los Angeles, California. The realistic counterterrorism drill began with an explosion with law enforcement officers firing blank ammunition at pretend suspects as police helicopters with sharp shooters were flying low among downtown office towers. The counter terrorism exercise was part of the 2013 National Homeland Security Associations conference at the Bonaventure Hotel.   Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

The Los Angeles Police Department's Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau conducted a counter terrorism excersie in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Drunk driver jailed for 51 years for death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart

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The young motorist convicted of murder for driving drunk in the car crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart has been sentenced to 51 years to life in a US jail.

Sky's the conduit as 'carmageddon' hits Los Angeles

UNITED STATES In the movies it has been hit by meteors and attacked by aliens but now Los Angeles is preparing for what officials are describing as ''carmageddon''.

MH370 charity email gets Fox executive fired

Darlene Tipton, a US executive fired over  a MH370 charity email.

Frazier Moore A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.

Florida man charged with killing infant son whose cries hindered video game

Suffocated son ... Cody Wygant, 24, after being arrested and taken to Citrus County Sheriff's Office in Inverness, Florida.

Michael Muskal Cody Wygant was an avid player of video games like Aliens Extermination and Call of Duty. The role-playing games were so important that the persistent screams of his 16-month-old son was too much of...

Putin says Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals

Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sergei Loiko President Vladimir Putin reserves the right to move troops into Ukraine on behalf of pro-Russian residents as three separatists are killed during attack.

Colorado unveils pot-vending machines

The Zazzz vending machine lets legally aged consumers buy marijuana products, including edibles and pre-rolled joints, using cash, Bitcoin or a special Zazzz card.

Jenny Deam In the posh resorts of Vail Valley, where celebrities are as common as the paparazzi who stalk them, a machine has suddenly stolen the limelight.

Does Russia spy on millions? Edward Snowden asks Vladimir Putin on live TV

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Sergei L. Loiko Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who was granted asylum in Russia, made a surprise appearance at President Vladimir Putin's annual televised call-in session to ask...

Passengers tackle man who tried to open door on Southwest Airlines flight

Omaha, Nebraska: A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight is facing federal charges because he tried to open a door.

MH370 search: pinger locator still the best option for missing Malaysian Airline jet

A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flies past the Australian navy vessel Ocean Shield as it drops sonar buoys to assist in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

Nick Perry Searchers looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have discovered new signals consistent with those emitted by so-called black boxes in the Indian Ocean, but they do not want to send a...

Alleged hitman Jose Manuel Martinez confesses to more than 30 killings

Jose Manuel Martinez, described as a contract killer by California prosecutors,  was charged with killing nine people.

Diana Marcum An alleged hit man who killed for more than 30 years across the country has been charged with murder in the deaths of nine men in California, prosecutors announced on Tuesday.

Ten dead after truck hits bus full of students in California

Flames rise from the crash, as a Fed-ex truck hit a school bus, killing ten and injuring dozens.

Matt Stevens, Paige St. John and Chris Megerian Five high students are among the dead after a FedEx truck slammed into a university-bound bus, causing a series of explosions.

UN peacekeepers authorised for Central African Republic

Alexandra Zavis The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorised a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians and Muslims has been raging...

Cirque du Clinton: Hillary dodges a shoe

Duck and cover: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton ducks as an object is thrown on stage in Las Vegas.

A woman rushed past security and threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she gave a speech in Las Vegas.

US authorities investigate student bus crash that killed 10

Timothy Williams and Ashley Southall Authorities are investigating what caused the driver of a FedEx tractor-trailer to cross a grassy center divide and slam into a chartered bus carrying high school students on a trip to a northern...