• Texas girl arrested for fight with classmate in viral video

    A 13-year-old Texas girl was arrested on Monday after a video that went viral showed her beating a classmate who was holding a toddler at a Dallas-area elementary school earlier this month, police said. The one-minute video of the incident has had more than 1.2 million views on LiveLeak.com since…

    Reuters
  • Citrus fruit linked with melanoma in preliminary study

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Using data from two long-term studies of women and men, researchers found a potential link between citrus consumption and malignant melanoma of the skin. The results, from a single “observational” study that may not reflect the whole U.S. population, should be…

    Reuters
  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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    Victim in southwest Houston road rage shooting dies

    The man who was shot last week in what police described as a road rage shooting has died, according to a local advocacy group

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  • The Islands Where Watching Whales Could End Their Lives

    The Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago, has put a new twist on the phrase, “If you see something, say something.” But it has nothing to do with terrorism. In June, the Parliament of the Faroes, an autonomous region owned by Denmark, approved a measure mandating that tourists report…

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  • Texas farmer killed by swarm of bees

    A Texas farmer who disturbed an underground bee colony while plowing a field died after he was stung hundreds of times by a swarm that attacked him, a fire official said on Monday. Rogelio Zuniga, 53, was killed on Sunday in Rio Hondo, near the border with Mexico, said Raul Zuniga, Jr., the San…

    Reuters
  • Canada slaps new sanctions on Russian biker gang over Ukraine

    Canada announced Monday fresh sanctions on Russia over its support for rebels in Ukraine, targeting youth leaders, the pro-Moscow Night Wolves motorcycle club and several companies. Ottawa imposed a ban on the import and export of goods from Crimea in this 15th round of penalties in collaboration…

    AFP
  • UAE woman 'sentenced to death for killing US teacher'

    A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday after convicting her of the jihadist-inspired murder of an American teacher, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National reported. Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30, was found guilty of stabbing to death school teacher Ibolya Ryan, 47, in a…

    AFP
  • Dad of the year? Father saves 13-year-old son from alligator

    A father and his 13-year-old son are in recovery after sustaining injuries in an alligator attack while out on a fishing trip at a lake in Texas on Sunday. Kaleb Hurley was swimming in Lake Charlotte in Cedar Hill Park when a six- to eight-foot alligator grabbed him and began to pull him under the…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

    When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.

    Associated Press
  • There's a Price to Pay for Not Eating America's Ugly Seafood

    The Saltbox Seafood Joint had been on Jack Thigpen’s radar for a while. Two chalkboard menus listing the day’s catch flank the order window of the itty-bitty Durham, North Carolina, restaurant. The spiny dogfish is actually a slim, gray shark.

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  • Real Housewife Vicki Gunvalson gets real about reality TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's hard for Vicki Gunvalson to not think of the past decade of her life in terms of TV seasons: She's the only remaining original cast member on Bravo's first "Real Housewives" series, "The Real Housewives of Orange County."

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    Prisoner David Sweat in critical condition after being shot, captured

    David Sweat, the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday and is in critical condition at the hospital.

    WABC – NY
  • Nashville boy, 12, killed in fireworks incident: police

    A Nashville, Tennessee, boy was killed when an apparently damaged "exploding artillery" firework malfunctioned as he held it skyward for a friend to light, police said on Monday. The Sunday night incident is under investigation and officers are trying to recover about a dozen of the fireworks…

    Reuters
  • U.S. justices turn down states over voter registration restrictions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new case on voter registration in Arizona and Kansas, meaning the two states will not be able to require applicants to show proof of citizenship.

    Reuters
  • Australia police will not help IS fighter's kids: grandmother

    The Australian mother-in-law of a notorious Islamic State group fighter said Monday she was "devastated" that police had refused to help bring her five grandchildren home from Syria. Karen Nettleton's daughter Tara is married to Khaled Sharrouf, who gained global infamy last year when he posted…

    AFP
  • I’m Getting Queasy Just Watching This Insane Amusement Park Ride

    Let’s say you’re a fan of amusement parks, but the rides just aren’t creative enough for you. You enjoy the adrenaline of being thrown through the air, you just wish that the ride itself looked more like a project at a science fair. The Swiss ride engineers at abc rides have heard your pleas, and…

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