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9 Feb 2016 - United States
Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration has descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies. …
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Tributes to Black Panthers, black activism causing conversations, praise criticism of Beyoncé's Super Bowl performance
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Both the prosecution and defense rested after four days of testimony in a hearing to determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial
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Republican hopefuls' fate in the balance

Al Jazeera English - 9 Feb 2016 01:51
Five things to watch in the primary voting in the northeastern state of New Hampshire.
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Nevada sportsbooks took in a record $132.5 million in Super Bowl wagers this year
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Syrian Regime Hits TurningWhich could lead to even more bloodshed
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Police in Memphis, Tennessee, say one of their off-duty officers was involved in a shooting in the nearby Mississippi city of Southaven
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced several Cabinet changes, including the naming of a new head of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos. …
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ISIS Leader's Widow Charged inThe Department of Justice says Umm Sayyaf participated in a conspiracy that resulted in Mueller's death
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Vosges recalls 135 pounds ofA Chicago chocolate company is recalling 135 pounds of uncured bacon ganache chocolate bars because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Agriculture Department's Food Safety and... Inspection Service said Monday. The bacon chocolate bars manufactured by Vosges were being sold in Trader...
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DA in Cornell Sex Assault CaseWolfgang Ballinger, 21, was arrested Friday.
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The Weird Campaign of John Kasich

Mother Jones - 9 Feb 2016 01:34
It was half a day before New Hampshire voters would start voting in the year's first presidential primary, and John Kasich was talking about slowing down—how everyone should slow down. As a... snowstorm struck, he was in the Searles Chapel in Windham speaking to about 100 people, a fifth of whom were college students from North Carolina, and the Ohio governor, who according to the latest poll was essentially in a four-way tie for second in the GOP race, began his talk by saying he was "trying to get the right pitch." By that, he meant tone. And then it got strange. He meandered for a couple of minutes, discussing his failed presidential campaign of 16 years ago and griping that even in the Granite State campaigning has become less intimate. Then he talked for a bit about his parents' death...
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Authorities say Umm Sayyaf played a role in the captivity of Kayla Mueller, 26, an American aid worker who died last year in Syria Umm Sayyaf, also known as Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, was captured... in May 2015 Umm Sayyaf remains in Iraqi custody. If she is released, the U.S. charges allow for her arrest by the FBI …
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2015 sets record for mostExperts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone. The Florida Museum of Natural History released the numbers Monday. Scientists say the... previous record was 88 attacks in 2000. International Shark Attack File curator George Burgess says attacks...
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Jane Holl Lute, a U.S. security expert who has held top posts in U.N. peacekeeping, was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to coordinate improvements in the United Nations' response... to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers. …
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Some voters in New Hampshire opened their mailboxes today to find an envelope stamped in red with "important taxpayer information enclosed." Inside was a letter featuring an official-looking seal that... listed not only the recipients' voting records, but those of their neighbors. "WHAT IF YOUR FRIENDS, YOUR NEIGHBORS, AND YOUR COMMUNITY KNEW WHETHER YOU VOTED?" the mailer asked. "We're sending this mailing to you, some of your friends, neighbors, colleagues at work and community members to make them aware of who does and does not vote." A mailer circulated to New Hampshire voters today by a mysterious group The mailer listed the recipient's name, his or her record of voting in the last few elections, and the names, addresses, and voting records of nine neighbors. Mother Jones was shown two...
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Wife of ISIS Figure Charged inFeds: Umm Sayyaf involved in "conspiracy" that killed 26-year-old Arizona woman.
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4 in 10 GOP Voters Say TheyA large chunk of New Hampshire voters say they could still change their minds.
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The Super Bowl Helps Teach UsWe all need to project the right messages about guys and feelings
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White House to seek $1.8bn to combat Zika

Al Jazeera English - 9 Feb 2016 01:06
Funds to go to expanding mosquito-control programmes, speeding up vaccine research and helping affected countries.
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Your Monday Evening Briefing:Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Wife of ISIS leader charged inThe wife of a senior Islamic State leader killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with contributing to the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller, the Justice Department... said Monday.
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US Veteran Calls Bin LadenDaniel Seth Franey allegedly made the comments.
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Blizzards Take Aim at New England, Northeast

Discovery News - 9 Feb 2016 00:56
Before we get to enjoy Punxsutawney Phil's early Spring, we've still got some winter left to endure.
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Loretta Lynch Will Visit 6She will praise departments that serve as "role models"
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