Friday, August 1 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:03:23 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...More >>
With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area...More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...More >>
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:31:45 GMT
A Montgomery woman is being charged with child abuse after injuring a child that was in her care. According to court documents 31-year-old Javonda Latrice Weeks is being charged with aggravated child abuseMore >>
A Montgomery woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after police say she injured a child in her care. More >>
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.More >>
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.More >>
The State of Alabama has filed a response to the motion filed by Harvey Updyke asking a judge to set the value of the Toomer's Oaks at $20.
Updyke faces multiple felony charges. He's accused of poisoning the oak trees at Auburn's Toomer's Corner. If the value of the oaks is set at $20, the charges will be dropped to misdemeanors.
Prosecutors filed a motion in Lee County Circuit Court Wednesday morning asking a judge to allow them to introduce evidence of the cost of the measures taken to try to save the trees and "of the value of the trees themselves as viewed by not only Auburn University but by the people who believe in Auburn and love it."
The judge has not ruled on either motion. Updyke will go to trial October 31st.
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