Slain Dad's Texting to Daughter Cited as Motive in Shooting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_5ec708b88c.jpgWFTS/ABC (WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla.) -- A retired Tampa, Fla. police captain is expected to appear in court later Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a man and injuring his wife during an argument over cellphone texting in front of horrified moviegoers. "Someone throws popcorn," eyewitness Charles Cummings said Monday after the shooting inside the theater, according to ABC News Radio."I'm not sure who threw the popcorn and then bang, he was shot. He staggered two seats over and fell on my son and I."

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Alex Rodriguez Challenges Suspension, Files Suit in Federal Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_06f7a31cb9.jpgPatrick Smith/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez Monday filed suit against Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and Commissioner Bud Selig, challenging what he called his “wholly unjustified suspension” for doping. He complains the arbitrator Fredric Horowitz “exhibited a manifest disregard for the law,” “acted with evident partiality” and “refused to entertain evidence that was pertinent and material to the outcome.”

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Top Secret NSA in 1953: We Need Better Spies, Please

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_ab294ffb40.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- More than a half-century before Edward Snowden, the then-fledgling agency warned of a Soviet nuclear attack and said there was a big vulnerability in the NSA’s ability to see it coming: its own people. “During the past few years, the Defense Establishment and, through it, the American People have become increasingly aware of the potentialities of the USSR mounting a direct atomic attack against the U.S.,” says the Top Secret 1953 Robertson Report.

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Reward Posted for Suspected Serial Arsonist in San Jose

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_2e17980501.jpgFuse/Thinkstock (SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The San Jose firefighters union is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who authorities believe set 11 of 13 fires in the city since last Wednesday. The latest fire early Monday near Alum Rock Park stoked new fears that a serial arsonist is setting fires across San Jose in California’s South Bay. And while Monday’s fire was not a case of arson, according to Fire Capt. Cleo Doss, the fire department has confirmed that there were three more arson blazes set just on Sunday.

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'Octomom' Nadya Suleman Charged with Welfare Fraud

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_e66deb342a.jpgPaul Warner/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The California woman who became known as “Octomom” has been charged with welfare fraud in Los Angeles. Nadya Suleman, the 38-year-old mother of 14, who became the focus of worldwide attention after she gave birth to octuplets, failed to report $30,000 in earnings when she applied for welfare, according to Los Angeles County prosecutors. The district attorney says Suleman did not disclose that she's been getting paid for personal appearances and residuals from videos.

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