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New trial for Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray death set for June
By Donna Owens BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer will face retrial on a manslaughter charge over the death of black detainee Freddie Gray starting on June 13, a Maryland judge ruled...
Oregon woman held in Las Vegas Strip sidewalk rampage drove with license suspended
By Alexia Shurmur LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - An Oregon woman who killed one woman and injured at least 35 pedestrians when she plowed her car into crowds on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk on Sunday evening...
SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands
SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story...
Oil prices hit eleven-year low as global supply balloons
By Catherine Ngai NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent crude oil prices hit their lowest in more than 11 years on Monday, while U.S. crude flirted with seven-year lows on more signs that swelling global...
BMW hit with $40 million U.S. penalty for safety lapses
U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday fined BMW $10 million, part of a $40 million civil settlement over the German automaker's safety lapses. The fine is the second paid by BMW since 2012 and...
Ericsson signs patent deal with Apple, shares soar
Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson said it had signed a patent license deal with Apple Inc over technology that helps smartphones and tablets connect to mobile networks, sending its shares...
FIFA ethics court bans Blatter, Platini for 8 years (Yahoo Sports)
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were each banned for eight years by the FIFA ethics committee on Monday in a stunning removal of world soccer's most powerful leaders. FIFA President Blatter and...
Johnson runs for 3 TDs, Cardinals beat Eagles 40-17 (Yahoo Sports)
The Arizona Cardinals are NFC West champions. David Johnson ran for 187 yards and three touchdowns, Carson Palmer threw a TD pass and the Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 40-17 on Sunday...
Weeden leads Texans past Colts 16-10 for AFC South lead (Yahoo Sports)
After suffering through 13 miserable years in Indianapolis, a third-string quarterback finally gave the Texans some relief Sunday. Brandon Weeden also put them in the AFC South lead. With...
Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable
Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of...
Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable
Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support...
Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks
By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the...