• Woman Discovers Man's Eyes Aren't Wandering By Accident

    DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone. He is 63, very helpful and claims he's madly in love with me and appreciates this opportunity for a…

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  • Police: Boy found dead in hot car was Arkansas judge's son

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Police say an 18-month-old boy found dead in a hot vehicle in Arkansas last week was the son of a juvenile court judge.

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  • Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

    Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition. The 32-year-old began working out a decade ago after finding a personal trainer to help her overcome…

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  • Growing Up Inside: How the Cards Are Stacked Against America’s ‘Youngest Murderers’

    In January 1999, siblings Curtis and Catherine Jones were found by police, frightened and hiding in a wooded area near their home in Port St. John, Florida. “Unfortunately, most states have made juvenile facilities almost mirror images of adult prisons,” said Mishi Faruqee, a juvenile justice…

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    Tornado storm chaser (11 photos)

    A storm chaser has photographed the rare and magnificent scenes of different tornadoes ripping through Colorado. The spectacular shots show the tornadoes in various shapes of stovepipes, truncated cones and elephant trunks, all in a time period of just 24 minutes. Brian Morganti works for a chasing…

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  • Kenyan girl who gave flowers to Obama goes back to school

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An 8-year-old Kenyan girl who presented flowers to President Barack Obama at an arrival ceremony last week got lots of attention when she returned to school on Monday. And she was a little overwhelmed by all the fuss.

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  • Why did 'Jihadi John' flee Islamic State?

    British terrorist “Jihadi John” has reportedly left the Islamic State (aka ISIS) group, fearing for his life after being identified six months earlier as a Kuwaiti-born Londoner from a well-to-do family. Jihadi John left because the terrorist organization might drop him "like a stone or worse if…

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  • Swedish wreck divers claim 'Russian mini sub' discovery

    Swedish wreck divers said Monday they had found the wreck of a Russian mini-submarine in Swedish territorial waters, nine months after a high-profile hunt in Sweden for a mystery submarine. "It is they who claim it's a submarine," Swedish Armed Forces spokesman Anders Kallin told AFP. According to…

    AFP
  • NYC grade school principal who committed suicide had forged tests

    A successful New York elementary school principal who took her own life had forged standardized English exam scores for her third grade students, the city's Department of Education said on Monday. Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, 49, who was the founding principal of the Teachers College Community School,…

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  • Chinese woman dies after trapped in escalator, but saves son

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese woman died after being trapped in a shopping mall escalator, but not before pushing her 2-year-old son to safety.

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  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: the Silent Disorder That Wreaks Havoc on the Body

    One in every 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome, a disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility and a risk factor for diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. "Polycystic ovary syndrome is an extraordinarily prevalent lifelong disorder that many women…

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  • Nuclear weapons not a toy, says North Korea's China envoy

    North Korea's nuclear weapons are "not a plaything" and their future is not up for negotiation, Pyongyang's ambassador to China said Tuesday, ahead of a visit by a US envoy. The comments by Ji Jae-Ryong came after an international deal with Tehran to curb Iran's nuclear capabilities in return for…

    AFP
  • Texas toddler dies after father leaves her strapped in hot SUV: police

    A Texas father whose 2-year-old daughter died after she was left strapped in the back of an SUV as temperatures soared to 98 degrees Fahrenheit was arrested on Monday and charged with child abandonment, police said. Hamuda Raufu, 40, said he dropped off his wife at home on July 17 after a day at…

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  • KLM flight sways crazily in windy landing

    It's not exactly easy to land a Boeing 777 in 60 mph winds. Or, at least, it doesn't look as if it is.

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    Photos of the day - July 27, 2015 (26 photos)

    A Filipino anti riot police takes cover from a shield during a clash with protesters in suburban Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, a Nepalese Hindu woman burns incense during a Sarwan Brata offering prayer, with lighting lamps to Lord Shiva at the Pashupati temple in Kathmandu and an Indian…

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  • Police ID man whose severed legs were found in Connecticut

    Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday.

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  • 911 calls reveal both sides of deadly road rage incident

    BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. (AP) — In 911 calls from an apparent road rage incident, a north Florida man tells a dispatcher he has his gun "cocked and loaded" because "some maniac" was trying to run him off the road.

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  • Passing Up Harvard: Qualified Black and Latino Kids Aren't Applying to Top Colleges

    According to the study, which was produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research, black and Latino students are more likely than white students to apply to colleges that are closer to their home, that enroll large numbers of minority students, and that have a track record of success with…

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