• Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

    It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. A colossal squid: 350 kilograms (770 pounds), as long…

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  • Woman finds body in trunk, learns it's her neighbor

    Woman finds body in trunk, learns it's her neighbor LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California woman who found a dead body in the trunk of her Lexus after shopping over the weekend discovered that the man was a neighbor, police said on Monday. The woman, who was not identified by authorities,…

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  • Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

    Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder. Some South Africans said they were surprised and even shocked when Judge Thokozile…

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  • US strikes Islamic State jihadists near Baghdad for first time

    The United States has bombed militants near Baghdad in support of Iraqi forces, striking close to the capital for the first time in its expanded campaign against Islamic State jihadists. The US air strike against IS fighters in the Sadr al-Yusufiyah area, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Baghdad, came…

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  • Newborn dies after mother killed by stray bullet

    Megan Doto, who was eight months pregnant, was struck in the face Sunday morning by one of more than 10 bullets fired at a car a block away, police Capt. James Clark said. Doto, a 25-year-old mother of two other children, was pronounced dead early Sunday afternoon after being rushed to Temple…

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  • 12 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny: court martial

    Twelve Nigerian soldiers were on Tuesday sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the restive northeast city of Maiduguri earlier this year. A nine-member military tribunal, sitting in Abuja, convicted the soldiers following the incident on May 14 when…

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    Suicide car bomber kills foreign troops in Kabul (12 photos)

    Suicide car bomber kills foreign troops in KabulA suicide car bomber killed at least three foreign troops in an attack on a convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, the NATO-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces

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  • Murder charges for man in gruesome Florida quadruple killing

    By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida police charged a man with murder on Monday in a quadruple killing, after finding the victims' bodies earlier this month decomposing by the side of the road. Adam Matos, 28, faces four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend,…

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  • 93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged

    A 93-year-old man has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an SS guard at the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp, prosecutors said Monday. Oskar Groening is accused of helping operate the death camp in occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from…

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  • 2 British tourists found dead on beach in Thailand

    Two British tourists were found battered to death Monday on a beach on a scenic island in southern Thailand that is one of the country's most popular diving destinations. A bloodied hoe was found near the bodies and is believed to have been used as the murder weapon, police Col. Prachum Ruangthong…

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  • Did 'Deadly' Spider Eggs Really Hitch a Ride on Imported Bananas?

    Did 'Deadly' Spider Eggs Really Hitch a Ride on Imported Bananas? It's enough to make you do a double take the next time you unpack your groceries! A recent British news report claimed that imported bananas could play host to a certain species of venomous spiders. A woman in Essex, England,…

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  • Judge sees confession tape in '79 missing boy case

    Judge sees confession tape in '79 missing boy case NEW YORK (AP) — After the videotape clicks on, the 53-year-old calmly tells investigators how he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz in the basement of a Manhattan convenience store on May 25, 1979. The tape was played at a hearing Monday to determine…

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  • US Military's New Laser Gun Zaps Drones

    Boeing recently announced that its mobile laser weapon, dubbed the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD), successfully shot down more than 150 drones, rockets and other mock enemy targets in a third round of tests. The trials prove that the laser weapon is reliable and capable of…

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  • Bullying at Florida school led to boy's suicide, mother says

    Bullying at Florida school led to boy's suicide, mother says By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy whose mother on Monday said fatally shot himself in his middle school bathroom last week because he could no longer endure…

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    Treasure hunter turned fugitive (12 photos)

    One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. Marshals Service has hunted Thompson as a fugitive — wanted for skipping a court date to…

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  • Montana 'BASE jumper' falls to death in Glacier National Park

    By Lori Grannis MISSOULA Mont. (Reuters) - A Montana hiker reported as missing after he set out alone to perform a BASE jump in Glacier National Park over the weekend has been found dead below the summit of Mount Siyeh, authorities said on Monday. Authorities identified the man as 22-year-old Beau…

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  • Islamic State shoots down Syrian war plane: monitor group

    Islamic State fighters shot down a Syrian war plane using anti-aircraft guns on Tuesday, the first time the group has downed a military jet since declaring its cross-border caliphate in June, a group monitoring the civil war said. The plane came down outside Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa…

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