The PTI party chairman, Imran Khan, blamed Zahra Shahid Hussain's death on a rival party. Police told Pakistan's Dawn newspaper that she was killed during an armed robbery.
The Syrian president also left no room for his departure. "The captain of a ship doesn't flee when faced with a storm," he said during an interview with an Argentine newspaper.
The bill would have banned violence against women, child marriages and forced marriages. Detractors said the bill would bring Western values into Afghanistan.
A nearly 90-pound meteoroid produced a one-second flash visible with the naked eye. Since NASA started tracking lunar strikes in 2005, it has counted more than 300 of them.
The breach of protocol comes after Russia expelled an American diplomat they said was a spy. Analysts said the potential outing is an escalation.
The launch comes at a time when tensions had been ebbing, following months of escalating tensions, including threats of nuclear strikes. All three missiles landed in the waters off the country's east coast.
Parliament had passed the legislation in April, but the main opposition party challenged its constitutionality. A ruling by the Constitutional Council on Friday paved the way for President Francois Hollande's official blessing.
The Toronto Star says its reporters have seen a video that purportedly shows Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
British consular officials say they've gotten odd requests over the past year, ranging from help in getting Olympic tickets to checking the credentials of an online date.
The apparent drowning death of British sailor Andrew Simpson has some questioning the safety of cutting-edge catamarans that are difficult for crews to control.
Gov. Pat Quinn has not said whether he will sign the bill after the state Senate approved the measure, which includes tough guidelines for who is eligible.
Following her brief testimony, she broke down and pleaded with the court, "Please bring justice for my daughter." Meanwhile, lawyers for the accused say their clients have been "tortured" since the beginning of the trial.
Jorge Rafael Videla ruled Argentina from 1976-1983 and orchestrated a "Dirty War" against opponents that killed as many as 30,000 people.
On one side of the glass: A little girl running in circles. On the other side: A sea lion swimming in circles. When the little miss tripped, the sea lion came to a quick stop. It's a feel-good moment.
When it becomes legal to sell marijuana in the state, packages will have to be labeled. The logo is a marijuana leaf centered over an outline of the state. Will T-shirts and bumper stickers follow?
A fan favorite who gained nationwide fame because of his name, Trickle was known for both his many wins and his huge personality. But he may never have gotten over a granddaughter's death, friends say. Trickle was 71.
Shug McGaughey is the trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who runs Saturday in the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Despite his long record of success, no one seems as surprised as the 62-year-old McGaughey to be pursuing one of the sport's top honors.
"I think we overreached in '98 — how's that for a quote you can use?" the former House speaker says of the Clinton impeachment. Now he tells fellow Republicans that they need to be "calm and factual" as they pursue answers from the Obama administration about the IRS and other scandals.
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