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  • North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States Friday conducted a joint…

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  • Teen girl fatally shot by Denver police hit from left: autopsy

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 17-year-old girl fatally shot by Denver police was struck by bullets fired through the left side of the car she was in, autopsy results showed on Friday, which her family says contradicts official reports she tried to run down the officers. Jessica Hernandez…

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  • Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

    Head transplant surgery used to be a dream that we only saw in science fiction movies such as The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (pictured above). However, CNET brings us word that one Italian scientist says he’s a mere two years away from being able to do real-life human head transplants. DON’T…

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  • Visit to dump by Oregon's former first couple draws police

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Workers at a central Oregon landfill became suspicious when former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, showed up to dump some trash last week.

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  • UK's first 'anti-Islamisation' rally dwarfed by counter-demo

    An estimated 375 people turned out for the Germany-based PEGIDA movement's first demonstration in Britain on Saturday, but were outnumbered by a 2,000-strong crowd of counter-protesters, police said. Police in the city of Newcastle, northeast England, said five men were arrested "for isolated…

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    Retreating ice in a warming Antarctica (21 photos)

    From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth. Water is eating away at the Antarctic ice, melting it where it hits the…

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  • Anthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.

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  • Alcoholic Bears Are Finally Freed From a Hellish Russian Prison

    It’s been a long, tragic road for two blind alcoholic bears in the town of Sochi, Russia, that have spent their lives in a squalid cage as part of a restaurant attraction. The bears have been removed from their cramped, filthy surroundings and are off the sauce, thanks in part to Brigitte Bardot’s…

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  • California couple, married 67 years, die holding hands

    (Reuters) - A California couple, married 67 years, died hours apart while holding hands this month, their daughter said on Thursday. Floyd Hartwig, 90, and wife Violet, 89, died on Feb. 11 in their home in Easton, California, outside Fresno, their family said. The couple had known each other since…

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  • Missing Log Cabin Found 3,750 Feet Away From Original Location

    A man returned to his property in Oregon earlier this week only to find that his log cabin was gone. Police were able to determine that the neighbor who paid $3,000 for the cabin had no idea it was stolen.

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  • N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against US

    North Korea vowed to wage a "merciless, sacred war" against the United States on Thursday, days before the launch of annual joint South Korea-US military exercises that have incensed Pyongyang. "Nuclear weapons are not a monopoly of the US," the ruling party's official newspaper, Rodong Sinmun,…

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  • Is Marijuana Safe? It's More Complicated Than You Think

    There are at least 10 drugs that are more deadly than marijuana, including some that are legal, such as alcohol and nicotine, a new study by researchers in Germany and Canada finds. In fact, drinking alcohol — the deadliest drug on the list — is about 100 times more dangerous than using marijuana,…

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  • Dozens dead as Qaeda militants in Syria seize rebel base

    Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate on Saturday drove US-backed rebels out of a strategic northern military base in fierce fighting that left dozens dead, a monitor said. At least 29 fighters from the Western-armed Hazm movement were killed along with six Al-Nusra Front jihadists, according to the Syrian…

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  • Eight dead in door-to-door Missouri shooting spree

    A man armed with a handgun went on a house-to-house shooting spree in a rural Missouri town, killing seven relatives and neighbors before taking his own life, officials said on Friday. All of those killed by the gunman, identified as Joseph Aldridge, 36, lived within a few miles of each other in…

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    Photos of the day - February 28, 2015 (28 photos)

    The sun sets as a girl enjoys water at Ngapali Beach, Tandwe township, western Myanmar, an elderly woman yawns during an anti-government mass meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal and Michael Neumayer of Germany soars through the air during his jump in the men's large hill team ski jumping final at the…

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  • Federer stuns Djokovic in Dubai

    Roger Federer claimed the 84th title of his legendary career, kept his nose in front in his personal rivalry with Novak Djokovic, and equalled his best achievement at any tournament by winning the Dubai Open for the seventh time on Saturday. He had to be pleased with what he had done, he reckoned,…

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  • Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

    It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?

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  • Black Madam: Amber Rose hired me to plump her posterior

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday, saying one of the celebrities who sought her out became "a walking billboard" for her work.

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    Multiple fatal shootings, gunman dead in southeastern Missouri (9 photos)

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says multiple people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead. Sergeant Jeff Kinder says the 36-year-old suspect was found dead in Shannon County early Friday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.…

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