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Worker bit in tussle with would-be thief over stripper pole

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:48am

Police in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the struggle.

Brooklyn diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:35am

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn announced Thursday it is setting up a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests, modeled after a program the larger New York archdiocese started last year.

Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:19am

A parole hearing resumed Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly five decades ago.

Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:05am

Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority, including three church bombings and a deadly bus shooting, all claimed by the Islamic State group.

Archbishop: Church of England 'colluded' to hide sex abuse

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:49am

The Church of England "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.

British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:05am

Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.

Suspect lights cigarette at end of wild police pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:55am

Los Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crashed into a pole.

Genoa makes special airport waiver for famed pesto sauce

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:45am

The Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by granting special airport waivers for those who can't get enough of the basil and pine nut pasta sauce.

London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:34am

London police have linked the death of a 51-year-old man to the mosque attack, saying he died of "multiple injuries" after a van plowed into worshippers near two mosques in north London.

IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00am

The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul — the city's famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, from where the IS leader proclaimed the militant group's self-styled caliphate nearly three years ago.

Holocaust survivor wins Israel airline case over gender bias

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:50am

An advocacy group representing an 83-year-old Holocaust survivor suing Israel's national airline for discrimination says it's won the case.

The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:00am

The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops.

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:50am

A bill recently signed into law in Oregon allows drivers who crash into deer and elk on the road to harvest the animals' meat for food.

German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:27am

Germany's Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic State group missions from a base in Turkey amid ongoing friction between the two countries.

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 11:02pm

The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said.

Summer is the perfect time of year to get out and move your body

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:32pm

Remember when you were a kid and exercise was fun and completely natural? A summer day as a kid might have consisted of climbing trees, going swimming, riding bikes, playing tag or shooting a basketball. Why do we overcomplicate exercise as adults?

Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:16pm

About 5,000 mourners attended Wednesday's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage, has some people in her community fearing for their safety.

The Latest: Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:05pm

The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl as she and her friends returned to a mosque in Virginia (all times local):

Fairfax County Chief tells AP police are investigating whether Muslim teen was sexually assaulted

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:05pm

Fairfax County Chief tells AP police are investigating whether Muslim teen was sexually assaulted.