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Scottish National party MSP's applaud after the vote on a second referendum on independence was carried at Scotland's Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh on March 28, 2017. (RUSSELL CHEYNE/AFP/Getty Images)

Scotland to hold referendum on exiting U.K.

Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.

This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday, March 28, 2017, shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez known as "Carlos the Jackal" during his trial at a Paris courthouse, France. (Eliza Parmentier via AP)

Carlos the Jackal gets life for third time

A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as “Carlos the Jackal,” once the world’s most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time.

File photo of a chihuahua. (GlobalP/Getty Images)

Man bit off dog's head

A man in Puerto Rico has been sentenced to seven years in prison for biting off the head of a Chihuahua and punching his girlfriend.

A body is removed as police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Suspects sought in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots.

U.S. President Donald Trump. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump blasts conservatives over bill failure

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signalled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

In this Sept. 3, 2012, photo, Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, centre, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, is escorted by police in Bangkok, Thailand. (Thai Daily News via AP)

Red Bull heir's jet-set life after hit-and-run

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand’s richest families.

Undated photos released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations show Tad Cummins, left, and Elizabeth Thomas. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it remains "extremely concerned" about the well-being of Elizabeth Thomas, who was last seen Monday, March 13, 2017, in Columbia, Tenn. Cummins was placed on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP)

Teen, teacher exchanged 'romantic' messages

Authorities asked law enforcement in Mexico and Central America to be on the lookout for a 15-year-old girl who disappeared with her teacher two weeks ago, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday.

James Harris Jackson appears in criminal court during his arraignment, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in New York. Jackson, accused of randomly killing Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old black man on the streets of New York by stabbing him with a sword, was charged Thursday with murder as a hate crime. (Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool)

Racist killer: Stabbing was 'a practice run'

A white racist accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old stranger on a Manhattan street because he was black says he’d intended it as “a practice run” in a mission to deter interracial relationships.

In this June 25, 2015, file photo, the home of Derek and Maria Broaddus in Westfield, N.J. is viewed. The couple wants to demolish the house after they claim they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as "The Watcher" has filed a lawsuit against their town. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Creepy letter writer asked for 'young blood'

A New Jersey family that wants to demolish their home after they claim they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as “The Watcher” has filed a lawsuit against their town.

James Harris Jackson appears in criminal court during his arraignment, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in New York. Jackson, accused of randomly killing Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old black man on the streets of New York by stabbing him with a sword, was charged Thursday with murder as a hate crime. (Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool)

He would rather have killed younger black man

A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man because he would rather have killed a younger or more successful black victim.