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Saudi Arabia's King Salman marks tumultuous first year

Riyadh - When Saudi Arabia's king Abdullah died a year ago on Saturday, his subjects expected their country to keep a steady course under new King Salman.They were in for a royal shock.

A year later, U.S. struggles to stop IS onslaught

Washington - A year after Islamic State jihadists overran much of Iraq, the United States and its allies are struggling to turn the tide against the extremists and their self-declared "caliphate.

A year after IS assault, Iraq still on the brink

Baghdad - A year after the Islamic State group launched a brutally effective offensive, Iraq is struggling to survive as a unified nation, gripped by seemingly endless violence, sectarianism and humanitarian tragedy.

5-year-old girl reads 875 books a year

A girl who is just five years old reads 875 books per year. She reads so many books that the library at her school cannot keep up.

Rachel Evans lived a year according to biblical laws of Leviticus

Blogger Rachel Held Evans, spent one year living according to the biblical rules of Leviticus 15 to 18, which give instructions about how virtuous women ought to live. The rules include those of "hygiene" during menstruation when women are "unclean."

Bill Clinton named PETA's person of the year

Former US President Bill Clinton was named PETA’s person of the year for promoting vegan and vegetarian eating, after he changed his diet for health reasons.

Prince William will marry Kate Middleton next year

Clarence House has announced that Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry next year in the spring or summer. Next year would have been the 30th anniversary of William's parents, Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.

Student's film racism history in KKK hoods, Teacher put on leave

Dahlonega - A teacher who allowed students taking part in a class project on racism to dress in KKK hoods to film a segment on the history of the Klan in the South. Some say it was racism, others ask how you can study racism in the US without looking at the KKK.

Neil Young Named the Grammys Person of the Year

The Grammys have named Neil Young as their 2010 Person of the Year. He has never won a Grammy and is the first Canadian to receive the honor.

Will 2010 be the Year of the Bible?

In act of wishful thinking R-Rep. Paul Broun hopes to push through congress a resolution proclaiming 2010 as the Year of the Bible.

Car and Driver Releases 2009 '10 Best Cars' List

The list of the 10 best cars for 2009 has been released and this year: the medal winners come from both German engineering and American classics. Based on performance, value and emotion, the gavel has dropped and the "10 Best" for 2009 has been unveiled.

2008 Is Going To Be The Year Of International Languages

Next year is going to be the 'International Year Of Languages', as proclaimed by the UN. The international body hopes to promote 'unity in diversity' as well as global understanding.

The Year of the Investor

I'm a fairly avid Internet user but I still marvel that today's question is from China! From Guangzhou, the City of Five Rams, a potential investor asks: Can I buy U.S. real estate if I am a non-resident alien?

German politician proposes seven-year limit on marriages

A conservative German politician on Wednesday proposed something new. Making marriage contracts expire after seven years, with the option to renew for those not feeling the proverbial itch.

U.K. pound at highest level in nearly 15 years

The British Pound has hit the $2 mark after inflation.

Abduction attempt of a 14 year old girl

Simcoe County police are looking for a man who tried to abduct a 14 year old girl on her way to school Friday.

Chinese have a ball for seniors

The largest Chinese New Year gala in North America was held in Toronto last night and raised more than $1 million for seniors in the GTA. The 2007 Dragon Ball at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, celebrating the Year of the Pig, is a fundraising event

17 Year Old Sentenced To Life For $2 Robbery

A 17 year old was arrested for armed robbery for $2 and on 10 Year probation he smoked Marijuana was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Ontario Drivers Pay Second Highest Car Insurance Rates In Canada: Study

You can't drive without it. You can't always afford it. And now a new study shows you why. Research by the Fraser Institute indicates Ontario drivers pay one of the highest amounts for auto insurance in the country.

China ushers in year of the pig

People across China are celebrating the arrival of the Lunar New Year - China's most important festival. The year of the pig is supposed to bring good luck and prosperity

Millions on the move for Chinese New Years

"Hundreds of millions of people have clamoured aboard cars, buses, planes and trains to return to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year in an annual event that stretches the country's transport system to near its breaking point. The Lunar New Year, o...

A man found dead in front of his TV a year after his death

A man's body was found in his home more than a year after his death, with the television still on and his features preserved by dry conditions.

Amazing 4 Year Old Drummer

This 4 year old plays better than most adults

Nine-year-old boy assaulted, cut

Police believe a man tried to abduct a 9 year old Nova Scotia boy.

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Clocks to Spring Forward early this Year, March 11 and November 1

Clocks to Spring Forward early this Year due to Energy Policy Act of 2005 Congress regulations.

Wall falls on boy as storms rage in england

Storms have raged through England killing nine people including a 2 year old boy it was believed he was out walking with his child minder at the time and the wall collapsed on them, his head injuries were so serious that he died at the scene. Such a...

Man wears contact lenses for a Year

Man wears 3 pairs of contact lenses

Louisiana Gains 59,600 Jobs In A Year

New Orleans alone has gained 38,600 nonfarm jobs in a year alone!

PS3 price cut within a year!

Yet another analyst speculation.
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