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Apple: Some nude shots taken from celebrities’ accounts

Apple: Some nude shots taken from celebrities’ accounts

LOS ANGELES – Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company’s services.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

STATE COLLEGE – A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a “squirrel whisperer” for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named “Sneezy.”
Updated: 5 hours ago

Hundreds more troops assigned to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Double mastectomy doesn’t boost survival for most

CHICAGO – Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn’t boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thirty teens “overwhelmed” their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By late Tuesday, eight were...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Report: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

Report: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

PHOENIX – An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continu...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Ultra Music Festival to ban minors

MIAMI – Ultra Music Festival organizers say minors will no longer be allowed at the annual Miami electronic dance music event.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Gov. Scott calls militants ‘evil’ in journalist killing

NAPLES – Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday called Islamic State militants “evil” and demanded that President Barack Obama destroy them after a video surfaced purporting to show the beheading of freelance journalist Seven Sotloff...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Home Depot investigates possible data breach

NEW YORK — Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach.
Updated: 12 hours ago