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Back on stand, Pistorius sobs as he recalls girlfriend's shooting

Back on stand, Pistorius sobs as he recalls girlfriend's shootingPRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed in the witness stand on Tuesday when he described the moment he realized he had shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked toilet door at his home. (Reporting by David Dolan; Writing by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)

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France to suspend military cooperation with Russia

France is suspending military cooperation with Russia, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday during a trip to Baltic states designed to reassure them as tensions mount with Russia over its seizure of Ukraine's Crimea region. He said the suspension would concern joint military exercises but said nothing about the fate of... Read more...

Workers occupy Paris opera in protest

PARIS (AP) — Union members have occupied Paris' Opera Garnier in a protest over proposed changes to labor rules for theater workers.... Read more...

Fed should cut rate paid on excess reserves: Kocherlakota

Fed should cut rate paid on excess reserves: KocherlakotaThe Federal Reserve should take even small steps to show it is committed to doing "what it takes" to bring the U.S. economy back to health, a top Fed official said on Tuesday. Such steps could include cutting the interest rate it pays on excess reserves that banks keep on deposit at the Fed, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President

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Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed results

Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed resultsA strange sense of doom hangs over the rebooted Muppets, and it's not from the Swedish Chef's cooking.

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The NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei's servers for years

The NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei's servers for yearsThe US government has made definitive statements about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei — a 2012 report claimed that the company's networking equipment posed a national security risk, something that caused the company to largely retreat from operating in the US market. Somewhat ironically, however, the US government appears to be doing something very similar to what it accused Huawei of. The New York Times is reporting that the NSA

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