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Jimmy Page of Led Zep to embark on new project with new songs

In an interview with the U.K.'s biggest music magazine Jimmy Page said this week that he's not just about remastering old Led Zeppelin material, as he did in a project just completed. He is also, he said, still moving forward musically.

Judge charged for planting drugs on woman who denied his advances

On Thursday, a former judge was found guilty on charges after he allegedly planted methamphetamine on a woman after she refused his sexual advances inside his chambers.

U.S. Mom charged after giving kids marijuana for medical reasons

A woman in Cadillac, Michigan has been charged with three counts of child abuse for giving her 10- and 12-year-old children marijuana. She says that she was giving her two boys pot to treat medical conditions.

The fight is on as MMA fighters file lawsuit against the UFC

A group of Mixed Martial Arts fighters are of the opinion that the Ultimate Fighting Championship has made itself into the Only Fighting Championship. Those fighters are all in the same corner now, together launching an anti-trust suit against the UFC.

Male infertility often caused by other treatable health problems

A study released last week has found that infertility in men is often linked to other health issues. Study authors say "semen deficiencies" is why half of infertile couples don't achieve pregnancy and it can be connected to curable health issues.

Op-Ed: Sydney police had to go into Lindt cafe after shots heard inside

Shortly after news spread police had stormed the Lindt cafe in Sydney and two hostages and the gunman had died criticisms of police appeared online. But those critics did not have all the facts and were wrong to say the police had made the wrong call.

Treasure trove of dinosaur fossils found in bonebed near Edmonton

A massive trove of dinosaur remains the likes of which has rarely been discovered anywhere has been revealed in Monday's issue of the monthly 'Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.' It details work in the Danek Edmontosaurus Bonebed south of Edmonton.

HIV positive man gets 6 1/2 years for spitting in a cop's eye

A man in Winnipeg, Canada has been given a six-and-a-half year prison sentence, just shy of the maximum of seven, for intentionally spitting in a police officer's eye knowing he might pass on his HIV infection. The judge found the man planned it.

Exercise key factor of 5 to reduce risk of Alzheimer's Disease

A charity in the U.K. has reviewed previous studies on Alzheimer's Disease and concluded that five lifestyle choices are key to significantly reducing the risk of getting Alzheimer's. Exercise is likely to do the most benefit.

Man who killed John Lennon seeks forgiveness from Yoko Ono

Mark David Chapman, the man who shot Beatle John Lennon dead 34 years ago this month, has written to Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and asked her to forgive him. Chapman's wife says she has also written Ono.

Sweden, Denmark say Russian jet flew too close to civilian plane

Russia stands accused of not taking care in international airspace around the Baltic Sea and Nordic Nations claim a Russian jet endangered a commercial flight Friday. The Russian defence minister has denied that is the case.

Pantaleo, cop who tackled Eric Garner, said it wasn't a chokehold

In an interview with the New York Post last week, the lawyer for the police officer who is widely believed to have caused the death of Eric Garner said his client did not intend to hurt Garner. He also said that the officer never used a chokehold.

Prince George is cute as a button in new Royal Christmas photos

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released new photos for Christmas of their Royal baby, Prince George. The little guy is seen sitting about a courtyard at Kensington Palace and is very cute indeed.

Canada Health body calls for legal sex-trade, health regulations

The Canadian Public Health Association released a paper Friday calling for legalized prostitution that is regulated to improve the health and lives of sex-trade workers. Current occupational health and safety regulations should be used, it said.

Op-Ed: Christmas truces of World War I: Lessons in giving peace a chance

I am grateful for the goodness Christmas brings and while I've advocated it come but once each four years, like the Olympics, I paradoxically wish it were Christmas every day. Because to those who celebrate it, it can have a marvelous and peaceful effect.

Native Americans can now grow, sell pot on reservations in U.S.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that Native American tribes will now be able to grow and to sell marijuana on their lands. Even if the state the tribe is in has not legalized marijuana tribes will not be held to that state's laws.

Drug smuggling: U.S.customs finds cocaine in packages of custard

Drug smuggling doesn't usually get this sweet: a woman was caught trying to smuggle cocaine into the U.S., okay, allegedly, in packets of custard and milk powder. She was trying to do after arriving on a flight in New York.

Female teacher on trial for rape of student, a 13-year-old boy

A 32-year-old teacher, now former-teacher, from Siloam Springs, Arkansas went back to court today to begin her trial on suspicion of raping a 13-year-old student. The woman was charged in August and resigned her teaching position a month later.

Retailers keep winning, APP exposes New Jersey lottery frauds

Some pretty incredible numbers, longshot numbers, are coming out of New Jersey's lottery winners. The state's award-winning Ashbury Park Press has investigated winners and the results are stunning. The odds are that the system is allowing for cheating.

Plane crashes into Maryland home, 3 confirmed dead

Three passengers are confirmed dead after a small jet crashed into a Maryland residence on Monday. A possible fourth passenger has yet to be accounted for.
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