• Giant, cross-border smuggling tunnel found under Arizona house

    Police pulled over a U-Haul carrying 4,700 pounds of marijuana this week. When they traced the truck’s route to a house on the border, they discovered the longest drug-smuggling tunnel the region has ever seen.

    Yahoo News
  • North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States Friday conducted a joint…

    AFP
  • Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

    Head transplant surgery used to be a dream that we only saw in science fiction movies such as The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (pictured above). However, CNET brings us word that one Italian scientist says he’s a mere two years away from being able to do real-life human head transplants. DON’T…

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  • White Privilege Is Real, and Now There’s Research to Prove it

    Thursday marked the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s untimely death at the hands of self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. The incident continues to stoke the debate around race relations in America, reopening wounds and splitting the nation along color lines. “When Trayvon…

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  • Man gets life for killing 80-year-old who was bound, beaten

    PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old woman who was duct-taped to a chair, blindfolded and beaten during a robbery at her northeast Oregon home.

    Associated Press
  • Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

    By Thomas Grove MOSCOW (Reuters) - It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick walls of Moscow's Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov and his young, dark-haired girlfriend were finishing dinner. A political reformer who had fallen foul of…

    Reuters
  • Anthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.

    Associated Press
  • Teen with 'suicide disease' has life back after surgery

    A teenager who was enduring debilitating facial pain, a condition known as 'suicide disease,' now has her life back after brain surgery.

    KFSN – Fresno
  • Lithuania signs US deal to replace Russian gas

    Lithuania said Saturday it had signed a trade agreement to buy liquified natural gas from the United States in a move aimed at reducing the EU Baltic state's heavy dependence on Russian gas deliveries. Under the deal with Houston-based Chenier Energy company, the first LNG fuel is expected to…

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  • Missing Log Cabin Found 3,750 Feet Away From Original Location

    A man returned to his property in Oregon earlier this week only to find that his log cabin was gone. Police were able to determine that the neighbor who paid $3,000 for the cabin had no idea it was stolen.

    ABC News
  • Maduro says Venezuela detains U.S. citizens; announces moves against U.S.

    By Diego Ore and Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had detained U.S. citizens, including a pilot, on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to strain already tense relations between Washington and Caracas. Maduro also said his…

    Reuters55 mins ago
  • Alcoholic Bears Are Finally Freed From a Hellish Russian Prison

    It’s been a long, tragic road for two blind alcoholic bears in the town of Sochi, Russia, that have spent their lives in a squalid cage as part of a restaurant attraction. The bears have been removed from their cramped, filthy surroundings and are off the sauce, thanks in part to Brigitte Bardot’s…

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  • Another Mexican drug lord caught, but victory elusive

    Mexico's government dealt a major blow to the Knights Templar drug cartel by capturing its last leader, but the proliferation of new armed groups shows the government is far from victory. The arrest of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, whose gang has tormented the western state of Michoacan for years, was…

    AFP
  • Musician gunned down outside church on Houston's south side

    Police say man died after he was shot in the face; robbery said to not be motive because man's belongings were still on-scene

    KTRK – Houston14 mins ago
  • Is Marijuana Safe? It's More Complicated Than You Think

    There are at least 10 drugs that are more deadly than marijuana, including some that are legal, such as alcohol and nicotine, a new study by researchers in Germany and Canada finds. In fact, drinking alcohol — the deadliest drug on the list — is about 100 times more dangerous than using marijuana,…

    LiveScience.com
  • Chile leader visits ailing 14 year-old who wants to end her life

    Chile's President Michelle Bachelet on Saturday visited a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis who made a heart-wrenching video appeal to be allowed to end her life. Valentina Maureira had addressed Bachelet personally in the message, which she recorded with a smartphone and uploaded to…

    AFP
  • Teen girl fatally shot by Denver police hit from left: autopsy

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 17-year-old girl fatally shot by Denver police was struck by bullets fired through the left side of the car she was in, autopsy results showed on Friday, which her family says contradicts official reports she tried to run down the officers. Jessica Hernandez…

    Reuters
  • Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because he planned to disclose evidence of Russia's involvement in Ukraine's separatist conflict. Poroshenko paid tribute to Nemtsov, who was shot dead late on Friday, and said the fierce…

    Reuters