Palestinian girl, 13, shot dead after trying to stab Israeli guard – police

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead on Saturday by an Israeli security guard she tried to stab at a settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Israeli police said.


U.S. says prepared for military solution against Islamic State in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the United States and Turkey were prepared for a military solution against Islamic State in Syria should the Syrian government and rebels fail to reach a political settlement.


Confident Trump says could ‘shoot somebody’ and not lose voters

PELLA, Iowa /ANKENY, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence on Saturday that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand in New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot somebody” and not lose voters.


Confident Trump says could ‘shoot somebody’ and not lose voters

PELLA, Iowa /ANKENY, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence on Saturday that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand in New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot somebody” and not lose voters.

Google Working On Its Own Consumer VR Hardware, Latest Job Postings Suggest

Google headquarters (2015 logo) Google appears to be doubling down on virtual reality as they look to begin building “multiple” consumer hardware devices, according to new VR job postings on their site. Google’s current consumer VR offerings are confined to its Google Cardboard program, which allows consumers to experience rudimentary virtual reality with a simple system involving cheap headsets attached… Read More

Want Toys With More Diverse Abilities? There’s #ToyLikeMe For That

Elyse Wright, 3, holding her lamb Weesie Pal. Like her, it sports abone-anchored hearing aid commonly used for microtia. (Courtesy Erin Wozniak) Last year, journalist and creativity consultant Rebecca Atkinson noticedastriking absence of disabled characters within her kids’ massive toy collection, so she did a little digging;she discovered that, outside of […]

UPDATE 6-U.S. East Coast blizzard brings New York, Washington to standstill

* At least 17 storm-related deaths (Adds quote from Washington mayor, details on United Airlines flights, power outages, weather forecasts)

Teenager charged over Canada shootings

A 17-year-old boy is charged with four counts of first-degree murder after shootings – one of them at a school – in Canada’s western Saskatchewan province.