Girl, 6, watches cop kill family's dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) A six-year-old girl watched in horror as police gunned down her one-year-old dog as it stood in their front yard, her family has said. WND more…

Karate clerk pummels gas-station robbers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KPRC-TV) Score one for the good guys. A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10 on South Wayside near more…

N. Korea threatens nuke strike on White House

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on more…

U.N. tries to halt Israeli defense

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Delia M Arias De Leon UNITED NATIONS – Amid Israel's efforts to demilitarize the Hamas stronghold in Gaza and protect its citizens from an ongoing barrage of more…

San Fran: No. 2 in elephant-killing ivory imports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Two elaborately carved elephant tusks stand inside a display case at the Canton Bazaar in San Francisco's Chinatown, elegant reminders of a tragic, escalating world crisis. more…

Sierra Nevada, Yosemite fires grow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) A wildfire burning since Friday in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento destroyed 13 homes and 38 other buildings as firefighters continued to attack more…

3 kids killed in hit-and-run carjacking

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said detectives were still questioning "two persons of interest" Monday and no charges have been filed yet. Philadelphia police were questioning two more…

Plane crash kills man walking on beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on more…

Freak lightning strike injures 13

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VENICE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A 20-year-old man was killed and another critically injured after lightning struck Venice Beach on Sunday, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Firefighters more…