Thirteen-year-old Jacob Devadason of Barrhaven was one of more than 600 avid anglers who took to the ice on Muskrat Lake on Saturday, Feb. 6 to participate in this year's Cobden Civitan Club Ice Fishing Derby.

Anglers hit the ice

In one of the mildest and most unpredictable winters in recent memory, the fate of this year's Cobden Civitan Ice Fishing Derby was looking uncertain as recently as a week ago, but the mild spell and rain of late January wasn't enough to keep more than 600 anglers from taking to the ice on Muskrat Lake for this year's annual extravaganza.

Law enforcement officials investigate a fatal fire, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Colonie, N.Y. It's believed a local police officer killed his wife, son and himself inside as the fire started. (Skip Dickstein/The Albany Times Union via AP)

N.Y. cop killed wife and son before torching home

A police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and one of their sons, and then set the family’s suburban Albany house on fire before killing himself, according to authorities who said Thursday they’re baffled by the veteran cop’s actions.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at an event sponsored by the Federalist Society at the New York Athletic Club in New York Oct. 13, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Antonin Scalia dead at 79: Texas governor

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election.

Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain is seen in a Sept. 2, 2015, file photo. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool

Don't celebrate V-Day: Pakistan's president

Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain has urged his people not to observe Valentine's Day, the romantic holiday that hardline Muslim clerics want banned but officials in the capital say they cannot suppress.

Search and rescue team members at the Lily Gold Mine near Barberton, South Africa, Saturday Feb. 13, 2016. (AP Photo)

Search for S. African miners suspended

A second collapse of a mine shaft on Saturday has forced rescuers to suspend a search for three people who have been trapped underground for more than a week at a South African mine.

An aircraft belonging to Daallo Airlines is parked at the Aden Abdulle international airport after making an emergency landing following a bomb explosion inside the plane, in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, in this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/Files

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for plane blast

Somalia's al-Shabaab insurgents said on Saturday they were responsible for a blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane last week that the government said was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board.

Pakistani policemen guard the central jail in Hyderabad, 160 km (100 miles) from Karachi, in this July 10, 2002 file photo. Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaida and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern port city of Karachi, and foiled a planned attack that would have broken Daniel Pearl's killer out of Hyderabad Central Jail, the military said on Feb. 12, 2016. (REUTERS/Akram Shahid/Files)

Pakistan arrests dozens of 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan's intelligence agencies arrested a collective of 97 "hardcore terrorists" from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks and seized weapons, explosives and communications gear intended for future attacks, a Pakistani official said Friday.

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz, arrives in the courtroom before his trial in Detmold, Germany, on Feb. 12, 2016. Hanning is accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people - the first of four such court cases that could be the last due to the very advanced age of the defendants. (REUTERS/Bernd Thissen/Pool)

Survivors testify at Auschwitz guard's trial

Three Holocaust survivors testified Friday about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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