Friday, July 25 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:08:44 GMT
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.Full Story >
In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:34:23 GMT
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...Full Story >
President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S., as House Republicans tried to agree on their own proposed...Full Story >
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head. The FacebookFull Story >
Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head.Full Story >
While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.
Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.
Shirley Temple, legendary child star, dies at 85
Shirley Temple died from natural causes in her California home late Monday night. She was 85. The iconic child star made more than 40 movies before she turned 12. The dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers has been honored across social media all morning.
She later served as U.S. ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana. Her husband of more than 50 years, Charles Black, had died just a few months earlier.
How TV drives conversation on Facebook
Did you know just under a quarter of the audience for the finale of "Breaking Bad" participated on Facebook in some way during the show? Approximately 80% of TV related chatter on Facebook comes from mobile devices, and 60% of TV related posts on Facebook happen while the show is airing.
The first in-depth analysis of Facebook's social TV data was released Monday in a partnership with SecondSync, and it's the first time Facebok has released social TV analytics at this scale. The report is called "Watching with Friends."
What does this mean for you? Marketers are already highly invested in Facebook and are exploring real-time marketing. You could begin to see Facebook providing its trove of data to deliver perfectly timed, situationally aware ads to you at home on your phone while watching "American Idol," "Game of Thrones," or "The Bachelor."
Ellie Goulding coming to Horseshoe Casino
The British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding will perform at The Shoe, Horseshoe Casino's outdoor concert plaza, on May 7 to kick off this summer's concert series. The announcement was posted on her Facebook page. Presale tickets will be available Wednesday, Feb. 12 and tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, Feb. 14.
What caught Frank's eye: Mutts wow crowds at Westminster dog show
Mutts are finally getting some respect at the world's most prestigious dog show. Mixed breeds were allowed in Westminster Kennel Club held its first agility competition that takes place before the main event.
What caught Tracey's eye: "Chucky" bus stop prank
The most terrifying prank to ever happen, happened. It shows unsuspecting people waiting at a bus stop in
Brazil before a prankster dressed "Chucky" jumps
out from behind a poster - all to promote the "Curse of Chucky" film.
What caught Denise's eye: Turn your truck into a snowmobile
You can now drive your 4x4 truck onto a product created by Track N Go that will essentially turn your vehicle into the ultimate snowmobile. For a price, a set of four tracks will make for an awesome Sunday Funday.
What caught Jeff's eye: Sleep or finish the ice cream cone?
Have you ever been so tired you just couldn't keep your eyes open, but you also had a yummy ice cream cone to finish. This boy had the same dilemma.
Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:13:25 GMT
Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Police planned Friday to give prosecutors the results of their investigation into an 80-year-old man's fatal shooting of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:42 GMT
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday. Jenna Montgomery and Jess Taylor both pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. MontgomeryFull Story >
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday.Full Story >
Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:05:21 GMT
The Eastville volunteer fire department confirms a tornado touched down at a campground on the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday morning, killing three people. The volunteer fire department confirms three peopleFull Story >
A New Jersey couple was identified as the victims of a tornado that hit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton. Full Story >