Trial of US marine to go ahead in Philippines

A US Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipina refuses to enter a plea, prompting a court to submit not guilty for him so his trial can go ahead, prosecutors say. Feb 24, 2015

U.S. jury orders PLO to pay $218 million

A U.S. jury has ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority to pay more than $218 million for providing material support to terrorists in attacks that happened around Feb 24, 2015

What to expect for the year of the goat

Welcome to the year of the goat! Even though markets are still shut across Mainland China, in the freewheeling city of Hong Kong - a densely packed maze of skyscrapers built to cater to Chinese Feb 24, 2015

Maryland man builds a snow toilet

As wintry weather continues to blast through the United States from California to the Carolinas, many Americans have come up with creative ways to cope with the extreme conditions. Among them is Feb 24, 2015

Four suspects arrested in Kharkiv attack plot

Ukraine's security service -- the SBU -- detains two men late Sunday in the northeastern city of Kharkiv. They're suspects in a deadly bomb blast from earlier in the day. The SBU says it's detained Feb 24, 2015

Paris shows off cash cows at agricultural show

While humans are groomed to perfection to showcase the latest creations by renowned designers at London Fashion Week, across the pond in Paris cows are getting readied for their big show. Livestock Feb 24, 2015

Lesotho's Democratic Congress rally ahead of snap poll

Troubled southern African nation Lesotho's plan to hold a snap election was approved Friday by the SADC regional bloc who will deploy police to oversee the ballot. The opposition Democratic Congress rallied ahead of the poll. Duration: 01:22 Feb 23, 2015

Islamic State parades captives in cages - video

These caged men are purportedly 21 peshmerga soldiers, captured by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq -- wearing the now familiar orange jumps suits of Islamic State prisoners. Islamic State Feb 23, 2015

A new source of biofuel - leather sludge

This vat of grey sludge could hold a new supply of biofuel. A team of Czech scientists have found a way to convert the toxic byproducts of leather production into fuel. According to Professor Karel Feb 23, 2015