• Brother of Cecil the Lion Possibly Shot and Killed, Leaving Cubs Defenseless

    UPDATE: New reports from Jericho's GPS tracker indicate that he is alive and on the move, contradicting reports from Zimbabwe Wildlife Officials. The past week has been filled with outrage, sadness, and anger over the death of beloved Zimbabwe lion, Cecil, at the hands of an American trophy hunter.…

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  • Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

    A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed 11…

    ABC News
  • UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

    LONDON (AP) — Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • A Thousand Points of Hate: Couple Plans Massive Series of Anti-Gay Marriage Billboards

    Some highway billboards are the same wherever you go across this great land of ours: McDonald's, Target, Walmart. Some are particular to states, and those road-tripping through Oklahoma will likely see billboards directing them to visit online adult toy shops and to alert law enforcement about any…

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  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

    Associated Press
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    Bin Laden Family Members Reportedly Killed in Plane Crash

    Members of Osama bin Laden`s family have reportedly died after a private plane crashed into a car auction lot in the United Kingdom.

    WGN - Chicago
  • Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

    Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday. Mexico is enduring a nightmare of drug-related violence that has left more than 100,000 people dead and 22,000 missing since 2006, when the government deployed the…

    AFP
  • Fighter’s capture spells trouble for U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    A Syrian who embraced the U.S. cause and his military commander are captured by Al Qaeda sympathizers.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Hundreds of Destiny cheaters banned

    Bungie bans lots of offending Crucible players for manipulating network traffic.

    CNET
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    By Rich McKay ALPHARETTA, Ga., (Reuters) - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub. Brown's funeral at…

    Reuters
  • Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

    Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar. Bronkhurst's client, US dentist Walter Palmer, has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger…

    AFP
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light…

    Associated Press
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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2015 (22 photos)

    An elderly Syrian refugee woman looks out through the doorway of her tent while boiling water, at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, a competitor dives during the international waterfall jumping competition in the old town of Jajce, 250 kms west…

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  • Jail Is Just Punishment For Dui Even Though No One Got Hurt

    DEAR ABBY: I am normally a law-abiding citizen. I was pulled over a half-block away from picking up my son and charged with DUI. I don't dispute the facts, but I didn't injure anyone. I had taken prescription meds (the meds did have warnings) in addition to having drunk three beers two hours…

    Dear Abby
  • Why anti-abortion group CMP was hit with a second restraining order

    A federal judge in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order Friday against an anti-abortion group, preventing its release of secretly recorded footage taken at meetings with abortion providers. This is the second restraining order aimed at Center for Medical Progress (CMP), an…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — First-degree murder charges were formally filed Friday against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings.

    Associated Press
  • Fed-up customers are hammering ISPs with FCC complaints about data caps

    You know what people really don’t like? Data caps. They don’t like them on their mobile phones and they really, really don’t like them on their home Internet services. This hasn’t stopped Comcast and other wireline ISPs from trying to ram them down consumers’ throats anyway, although customer…

    BGR News
  • The Best Protein You Can Eat

    First of all, every source of protein -- from chicken to peanuts -- contains a different array of amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 various amino acids, nine are "essential," meaning you can only get them from food. Animal-based sources (meat, eggs, dairy) pack them all in one…

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