Taliban confirm death, choose successor

...Pakistani hospital.Senior Taliban figures also told the AP that Mullah Omar had died and his son, Yaqub, confirmed in a telephone call that his father was dead, but did not provide any further details.In the statement, Mullah Omar's family praised...
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David John Nesgoda

...out well-told stories. Countless times over the years, he reached out to help his friends. He would often pick up the telephone to call his old pals even when they lived several time zones away - just to say hello.David's family and friends mourn...
Jailed woman talked previous suicide attempt

...kill herself in the past, the sheriff said Wednesday.Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith told The Associated Press during a telephone interview that Sandra Bland told a jailer July 10 about a previous suicide attempt, while being asked a series of questions...
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Texas jail where woman died admits breaking rules

...about two hours before she was found dead and Bland told her, "I'm fine." About an hour later, Bland asked to make a telephone call and was advised over an intercom that the phone was on a wall in the cell, according to Capt. Brian Cantrell, head...
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Cosby detailed womanizing, secrecy efforts a decade ago

...sexual things, whatever you want to call them."Cosby's lawyers and representatives did not respond Sunday to email and telephone calls.The 78-year-old comic has never been charged with a crime. In most cases, the statute of limitations has run...
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...Kerry, vindication came at midnight.As last Monday became Tuesday in Vienna, the U.S. secretary of state picked up the telephone in his first-floor room at the ornate, 19th-century Palais Coburg and dialed the White House.We have a deal, Kerry...
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Pure Sole: My father's hands

...away.My father's hands installed telephone lines for the Alaska Telephone Company.They installed the first telephones and televisions in our town.They...lead he harvested from discarded telephone cable into homemade casts and produced...
Typhoon pounds China with heavy rains; 1.1M evacuated even though they were closed," Zhoushan resident Zhang Zhouqun, 53, manager of a logistics company, said in a telephone interview.The storm felled 10-year-old trees in his neighborhood, stranded cars in 2-foot-deep water and swamped...
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Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

...involved in the physical side of mass murder," said the Simon Wiesenthal Center's head Nazi hunter, Efraim Zuroff, in a telephone interview from Belgrade."This paves the way for additional trials of individuals who did not literally pull the trigger...
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US, Iran roll the dice, get a nuclear deal

...Congress realized what was going on, many were outraged, as were Iran's hard-liners.By the time of Rouhani's historic telephone conversation with Obama in September 2013, American and Iranian diplomats had already sketched out in private the parameters...
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