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  • 'Quantum Leap' creator has written a feature movie script

    30 October 2017 3:31 AM 82

    Show creator Donald Bellisario says he doesn't know what will come of the treatment, but some fans are already thinking Netflix. Show creator Donald Bellisario said on Saturday at Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con that he's just wrapped up a feature film script for the 1989 to 1993 cult sci-fi show, Entertainment Weekly reported. The show starred Scott Bakula

  • Austrian police hunt gunman after two killed in shooting

    29 October 2017 3:56 PM 67

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Austrian police are searching for a 66-year-old man suspected of shooting dead two neighbors and wounding a third before escaping in a white Volkswagen van. The suspect from the Graz area is suspected of killing a 64-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman and wounding a 48-year-old woman in a dispute among neighbors, Styria province

  • Turkey detains 143 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

    29 October 2017 2:30 PM 31

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 143 people over suspected links to Islamic State in anti-terror operations in eight cities over the weekend, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sunday. Counter-terrorism police detained 49 foreign nationals on Saturday during operations in the capital Ankara, Anadolu said. Some of the detained were believed

  • 4.6 earthquake strikes off California's Central Coast

    26 October 2017 9:05 PM 56

    A 4.6 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon off the California coast near Lompoc according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage, though the quake was felt across the Central Coast from San Luis Obispo to Goleta, according to the USGS. According

  • 12-year-old boy escapes abductor by jumping out of moving car

    24 October 2017 6:50 PM 55

    Twelve-year-old Antwaun Jones is opening up about the scary experience of being abducted by a stranger at gunpoint. Antwaun was walking to the park in the town of Kenbridge, Virginia, on Sunday when a man pulled up next to him in a Chevy Blazer. Police say the man got out of the car, put a gun to Jones' stomach and told him to get in. Investigators have identified

  • Justin Thomas takes CJ Cup in playoff for fifth win of 2017 calendar year

    22 October 2017 4:08 PM 99

    Thomas birdied the second playoff hole to beat Marc Leishman JEJU, South Korea (AP) -- Justin Thomas beat Australia's Marc Leishman on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the inaugural CJ Cup in South Korea and cap his breakout year on the PGA Tour. Thomas sealed his fifth PGA title in 2017 -- and his first of the new 2017-18 PGA season -- when he birdied

  • Win a tour of Tribune's test kitchen in our Holiday Cookie Contest

    20 October 2017 11:50 AM 68

    When a teenage team of cookie contest finalists missed our message last year to bring on the baked goods for judging, we offered them a consolation prize: a test kitchen visit. What we learned during their visit was not only how to make their peppermint hot chocolate cookies, but also that a test kitchen visit was actually a great prize, not only for our bakers

  • Student Charged With Manslaughter in Bronx School Stabbing

    18 October 2017 10:37 PM 77

    The 18-year-old student accused of killing his classmate inside of a Bronx high school last month was indicted Tuesday on a first-degree manslaughter charge, officials said. Prosecutors initially charged that student, Abel Cedeno, with murder, after the police said he used a knife that he had purchased on Amazon to kill Matthew McCree, 15, and seriously

  • Callista Gingrich Confirmed As Ambassador To The Vatican

    17 October 2017 3:58 AM 73

    "[Callista Gingrich] is also a long-time member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Newt and Callista married in 2000, after having a six-year affair while Newt was married to his previous wife. Newt converted to Catholicism in 2009 and explained, in an interview that year with Deal Hudson

  • Can nonviolence end the Israeli occupation?

    15 October 2017 5:12 AM 72

    We speak to Palestinian human rights activist Issa Amro about his upcoming Israeli military trial. Amro is also awaiting trial in an Israeli military court for a series of charges, dismissed by international rights groups as baseless. For this week's special interview, we ask Issa Amro, the cofounder of Youth Against Settlements, about the resistance