Huntersville doctor faces child pornography charges

A Huntersville doctor has been for child pornography after an eight-month investigation, police said. Dr. David Shope, 41, was charged Oct. 1 with two counts each of felony second-degree and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. He was released Oct. 7 on a $120,000 bond. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Cyber Crimes Unit led the investigation, which involved online pornography, police said. Shope is a hematologist-oncologist and has worked at Southern Oncology Specialists in Huntersville.

Man shot to death in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Raleigh. Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said in a statement that officers were called to a report of a shooting around 10 p.m. Wednesday. They found a man dead from a gunshot wound to the head. His name has not been released while relatives are notified. Police said they received reports of several suspects fleeing the scene.

The Latest: Columbia works on new plan to secure water

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Columbia officials say they will succeed in securing the city's water supply, despite a setback in efforts to plug a breach in a dam along the canal at the main water treatment plant. Assistant City manager Missy Gentry said Thursday that workers were already laying pipes for an alternative plan.

French Train Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed in California

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- One of the three Americans who helped stop a terrorist attack on a train this August in France has been stabbed and is in stable condition, a defense department official confirmed to ABC News. Spencer Stone was reportedly attacked overnight in Sacramento, Calif. The defense official told ABC News that Stone, a member of the U.S. Air Force, is believed to have been attacked between midnight and 1 a.m. PT Thursday.

Iran's Supreme Leader Bans Negotiations with US

(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran's supreme leader said on Wednesday that further negotiation with the United States is "forbidden," accusing the American government of infiltrating Iran's borders. "There is a reason we are against talks with US," Ayatollah Khamenei said on Twitter. "IRAN's negotiation with US means infiltration." Khamenei accused the U.S. of wanting to "pave the way for imposition." There is a reason we are against talks with US; IRAN's negotiation with US means infiltration.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Banned for 90 Days

(NEW YORK) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been suspended for three months, FIFA announced on Thursday. During the 90-day ban, Blatter cannot "represent FIFA in any capacity, act on the organisation's behalf, or communicate to media or other stakeholders as a FIFA representative," FIFA said in a statement.

Google's Parent Company Alphabet Buys All 26 Letters

(NEW YORK) -- Alphabet, the parent company is Google, is making sure it has everything from A to Z covered online. Literally. The newly formed company, which made it official last week when Google's stock transferred from "Google Inc." to "Alphabet" now owns "We realized we missed a few letters in, so we're just being thorough," an Alphabet spokesman told the Wall Street Journal .

Greek town glimpses mass transit future: driverless buses

TRIKALA, Greece (AP) -- There'll be no arguing with the driver on this bus: the rides are free and there's no driver anyway. Trikala, a rural town in northern Greece, has been chosen to test a driverless bus in real traffic conditions for the first time, part of a European project to revolutionize mass transport and wean its cities off oil dependency over the next 30 years.

Kate Hudson Flaunts Abs While Showing Off Athletic Clothing Line

(NEW YORK) -- Kate Hudson works hard for her body and she's not afraid to show it. The A-list actress flaunted her abs while offering a sneak peek at some new items in her athletic clothing line. "This little bra and boyshort with little tiny hearts all over it," she wrote on Instagram Tuesday. "@Fabletics #SneakPeek #ValentinesDay2016 #Fabletics."   <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 50.

Rupert Murdoch Apologizes for 'Real Black President' Tweet

(NEW YORK) -- Rupert Murdoch apologized Thursday morning for referring to "a real black president" in his praise of 2016 candidate Ben Carson. The media mogul tweeted Wednesday: "Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else." Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else.