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    Groom Leaves Bride After Her Wedding Joke

    This apparent wedding joke did not go over well with the groom.

    Odd News
  • Congo crowd kills man, eats him after militant massacres: witnesses

    BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast Congo on Friday before burning and eating his corpse, witnesses said, in apparent revenge for a series of attacks by Ugandan rebels. The incident in the town of Beni followed a number of overnight raids…

    Reuters
  • Senate elections 101: Georgia might turn on David Perdue gaffe

    It’s just a fact: In what has been a solidly red state, ex-CEO David Perdue, who is squaring off against Michelle Nunn for a Senate seat being vacated by Republican Saxby Chambliss, failed to put the Democrat away early, thus making Tuesday one of the most interesting, and nationally important,…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.

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  • Oregon woman visits Grand Canyon ahead of planned assisted suicide

    (Reuters) - A 29-year-old Oregon woman with terminal brain cancer has ticked off the Grand Canyon from her bucket list and said in a video released this week that she might end her life through assisted suicide in a couple of days. Brittany Maynard was diagnosed in January with a glioblastoma brain…

    Reuters
  • 'Plastic' Halloween skulls found in Connecticut are human remains

    By Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A pair of Connecticut junk haulers was stunned to learn on Friday that two skulls picked up at the cluttered home of a deceased man on the day before Halloween were human remains, not made of plastic as they had thought. The skulls were among thousands of…

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    I-Team Investigation: Home front heartbreak

    Two women thousands of miles apart are on a mission to bring down a bigamist. He's a man both women say they were married to at the same time.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • Wife of Arkansas murder suspect faces murder charge in realtor's death

    By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - The wife of a man charged a month ago with the kidnapping and murder of a suburban Little Rock, Arkansas, realtor was ordered held without bond by a district judge on Friday, less than a day after her arrest in the case. Crystal Lowery, 41, pleaded not…

    Reuters
  • Illinois mother, three kids killed in crash heading to Halloween parade

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A mother and three of her children on their way to a Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child seriously injured when their vehicle was hit by a freight train in southern Illinois, police said on Friday. The accident happened on Thursday night in…

    Reuters
  • Federal charges appear unlikely in Ferguson police shooting: Washington Post

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The newspaper, citing law…

    Reuters
  • Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report.

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    Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes after take off (13 photos)

    Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another. Also going to the area about 120 miles north of downtown Los Angeles…

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  • Father of 'Canadian Psycho' tells of troubled childhood

    The father, whose name was not released because of a court order, said Luka Rocco Magnotta had grown up in the absence of normal social ties. Magnotta has admitted to the underlying facts in the case, including killing 33-year-old Lin Jun. His attorney has said Magnotta is schizophrenic and has…

    AFP
  • Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash in California

    By Alex Dobuzinskis MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said. The crash of…

    Reuters
  • James rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bulls

    CHICAGO (AP) — Never mind that sluggish opener.

    Associated Press
  • Ebola 'Patient Zero': How Outbreak Started from Single Child

    When Ebola virus came for the first time to a small village in Guinea, the victim was a toddler, who later became known to the world as Patient Zero. His name was Emile Ouamouno. "Emile liked to listen to the radio, and his sister liked to carry babies on her back," Emile’s father, Etienne…

    LiveScience.com
  • Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

    MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.

    Associated Press