Former basketball star pleads in federal marijuana case

A nightclub owner and former George Mason University basketball star pleaded guilty Friday to a marijuana conspiracy charge, federal prosecutors said.

The Washington Post
Apr 19, 2015

CPS 'errors' over Lord Janner claims

Former DPP 'not told' of Lord Janner allegations 18 April 2015 From the section Leicester A former di

BBC
Apr 18, 2015

Many dead in Afghanistan blast

Afghanistan blast in Jalalabad leaves many dead 18 April 2015 From the section Asia At least 22 people have been killed and 50 injured in an explosion in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

BBC
Apr 18, 2015

Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

Australian teens held over alleged terror attack 18 April 2015 From the section Australia Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.

BBC
Apr 18, 2015

Prison criticised over teenage death

Glen Parva criticised over Greg Revell death 18 April 2015 From the section England A coroner has criticised a young offenders' institution for failing to identify the risk to an 18-year-old remand prisoner who hanged himself.

BBC
Apr 18, 2015

High cost for Bangladesh war closure

Closure from 1971 Bangladesh war comes at a high cost By Mahfuz Sadique BBC News 18 April 2015 From t

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

US rap mogul hit-and-run video shown

Suge Knight trial: Court releases hit-and-run video 18 April 2015 From the section US & Canada A court in Los Angeles has formally released video showing former rap label boss Marion "Suge" Knight running over two men with his pick-up truck.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

Russian opposition parties to unite

Russian opposition parties form anti-Putin alliance 17 April 2015 From the section Europe The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov is to join forces with another opposition party ahead of Russia's 2016 elections.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

Man killed trying to cross Prince George’s street

A man was hit by a car and killed Friday night in the Temple Hills area of Prince George’s County, authorities said. The man was crossing Brinkley Road in the 3200 block when he was struck around 10 p.m. the police said.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Man critically wounded in Congress Heights stabbing

A man was stabbed and critically wounded Friday evening in the Congress Heights area of Southeast Washington. The incident occurred a few minutes before 10 p.m. in the 600 block of Alabama Avenue SE.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Local Digest: April 18, 2015

THE DISTRICT White House fence jumper pleads guilty A Maryland man who jumped the White House fence Oct.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

VIDEO: Footage of US train track rescue

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BBC
Apr 17, 2015

VIDEO: Glasgow vigil for murdered student

Media playback is unsupported on your device Glasgow vigil for murdered student Karen Buckley 17 April 2015 Last updated at 21:08 BST Hundreds of people have attended a candelit vigil in Glasgow for murdered student Karen Buckley.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

Boy injured at Newtownabbey school

Boy injured at Belfast High School taken to hospital 17 April 2015 From the section Northern Ireland A schoolboy has been taken to hospital after an incident at Belfast High School at Jordanstown in Newtownabbey.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

Pr. George’s boy receives donated wheelchair after his was stolen

Joshua Romero is a bashful little boy eager to play with his cousins and siblings despite having limited use of his legs or arms. But that never stopped the 4-year-old, who relies on a wheelchair, from keeping up.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015