Marco Rubio enters Saturday night's Republican presidential debate facing immense pressure to right his campaign after faltering badly in the last contest and finishing a disappointing fifth in New Hampshire.
Rubio's stumble re-energized some of his rivals as the race heads to the South and reignited questions about whether the 44-year-old first-term senator has the experience to be president. While he's sought to shed some of his reliance on well-rehearsed talking points in recent days, the debate will be a prime test of whether he can rebound.
The Ohio man who attacked four restaurant patrons with a machete and was later killed by police was under the attention of the FBI, NBC News reported.
Agents watched Mohamed Barry four years ago for making radical comments, but moved on, officials said. They did not elaborate on the nature of the radical comments.
Barry, 30, attacked patrons at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli in Columbus on Thursday. He was shot and killed by police after a chase following the rampage.
The survivors of the attack were identified as William Foley, 54, Neil McMeekin, 43, Gerald Russell, 43, and Debbie Russell, 43.
Police are still unclear as to what motivated the attack.
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Rescuers have pulled out 113 dead a week since a powerful earthquake struck Taiwan's oldest city of Tainan, leaving only four missing in the rubble of a collapsed 17-story residential complex, authorities said Saturday.
All but two of the dead were found at the ruins of the Weiguan Golden Dragon complex, which toppled when the 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck last Saturday during the Lunar New Year holiday.
A total of 327 people in the building survived.
A motorcycle officer assigned to President Barack Obama's motorcade was involved in a crash Friday morning on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles.
The crash occurred on the southbound side of the West Los Angeles freeway. The officer, who was walking around after the crash, was transported to a hospital.
Details regarding injuries or the crash were not immediately available. The officer was either part of the motorcade or just arriving to join the security detail as it escorted President Obama to Los Angeles International Airport during his weeklong California visit.
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A former Hartford, Connecticut resident has been sentenced to ten and a half years in prison for recruiting five children for sex trafficking, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Wellington “Jamal” Brown, 26, a Jamaican citizen who lived in Hartford, is accused of luring five children into prostitution between June 2013 and February 2014, according to the release.
Police said Brown and Sheena Dume were involved in the scheme together. '
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People who don't want to pay full price for Netflix can procure stolen log-in credentials on the black market for rock-bottom prices, Symantec reports.
The online security company said it found advertisements and software aimed at cheapskate streamers, though it didn't mention the names of the shady sites and forums, NBC News reported.
The ads, which show Netflix logins for sale for as little as a quarter each, proudly display guarantees of "freshly cracked" accounts. They also ask their "customers" not to spoil the fun by changing passwords or messing with payments, either of which would alert the paying user to the fact that their account has been breached.
It is, of course, illegal — these are stolen accounts, gathered through nefarious means like malware and phishing. But since Netflix takes a laissez-faire approach to sharing accounts, paying users could easily be watching shows at the same time as someone who bought the login for a quarter on the Dark Web.
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The mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank has been convicted of neglect and abuse.
The Roanoke Times reported 31-year-old Ashley White was found guilty Friday on three felony counts in the death of her 5-year-old son, Noah Thomas.
The boy's body was found in a septic tank near his Dublin home last March, four days after he was reported missing.
With an icy blast of arctic air set to sweep the Northeast this Valentine's Day weekend, millions are bracing for what forecasters warned could be the coldest temperatures in over a decade.
The polar vortex is expected to send temperatures plunging into single digits. Wind and other factors will translate to 10-20 degrees Fahrenheit lower then the actual temperatures at times, according Alex Sosnowski, senior meteorologist at Accuweather.com.
The frosty air will be hazardous for those spending time outdoors. Prolonged exposure to freezing or cold temperatures may cause serious health problems such as trench foot, hypothermia and frostbite.
Click through for 10 cold weather safety tips to help protect you and your family this winter season.
Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, an historic development in the 1,000-year schism that divided Christianity that may, however, be more about Russia asserting itself than any new ecumenical progress.
Francis was having the brief talks in Cuba before heading off on a five-day visit to Mexico, where the pontiff will bring a message of solidarity with the victims of drug violence, human trafficking and discrimination to some of that country's most violent and poverty-stricken regions.
The meeting and signing of a joint declaration was decades in the making and cemented Francis' reputation as a risk-taking statesman who values dialogue, bridge-building and rapprochement at almost any cost.
Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that police now believe to be a murder-suicide.
Police said in a statement released Friday evening that homicide detectives found a suicide note at the scene.
“Although the investigation is not complete, investigators working the case say evidence found at the scene leads them to believe that one female took the life of the other female before taking her own life,” the statement said.
Authorities have positively identified both teens and said “the two girls were very close friends.” Police would not confirm or release their names because of their ages, according to the statement.
When President Barack Obama visited the Bay Area this week on a Democratic fundraising jaunt, he could have stayed at a five-star hotel in San Francisco with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Or he could have stayed in San Jose, the bustling Silicon Valley metropolis, or even in Oakland, home of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, who recently paid him a visit at the White House.
Instead, the president and his entourage stayed Wednesday night at the Sheraton San Jose Hotel in Milpitas, California, which online reviewers say has spotty Wi-Fi and dated furnishings and is within sniffing distance of the pervasively stinky Newby Island Landfill.
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A man missing nearly 30 years has been found alive, living just 80 miles away from where he disappeared. He had reportedly been suffering major memory loss due to a head injury.
Edgar Latulip vanished in September 1986 from a group home in Kitchener, Ontario. He was 21. According to local news reports at the time, Latulip, who had developmental delays, was being treated after attempting suicide.
In January of this year, Latulip told a social worker in St. Catherines, Ontario, that he had a flashback and remembered his name.
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