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  • Giant, cross-border smuggling tunnel found under Arizona house

    Police pulled over a U-Haul carrying 4,700 pounds of marijuana this week. When they traced the truck’s route to a house on the border, they discovered the longest drug-smuggling tunnel the region has ever seen.

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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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  • 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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  • Maduro says Venezuela detains U.S. citizens; announces moves against U.S.

    By Diego Ore and Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had detained U.S. citizens, including a pilot, on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to strain already tense relations between Washington and Caracas. Maduro also said his…

    Reuters
  • White Privilege Is Real, and Now There’s Research to Prove it

    Thursday marked the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s untimely death at the hands of self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. The incident continues to stoke the debate around race relations in America, reopening wounds and splitting the nation along color lines. “When Trayvon…

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  • 911 caller: Girlfriend confessed to killing chief's brother

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 caller reporting the fatal shooting of the brother of Cleveland's police chief said the man's girlfriend confessed to killing him, according to a recording of the call released by the city.

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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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  • 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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  • Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

    By Thomas Grove MOSCOW (Reuters) - It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick walls of Moscow's Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov and his young, dark-haired girlfriend were finishing dinner. A political reformer who had fallen foul of…

    Reuters
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot.

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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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  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Black/blue or white/gold? Dress debate goes viral

    Is the dress black and blue, or white and gold? It all started when a Tumblr user with the handle 'swiked' uploaded a picture of a dress with the caption: "guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? The post went viral on Twitter, Facebook and other social media…

    AFP
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  • Teen with 'suicide disease' has life back after surgery

    A teenager who was enduring debilitating facial pain, a condition known as 'suicide disease,' now has her life back after brain surgery.

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  • Another Mexican drug lord caught, but victory elusive

    Mexico's government dealt a major blow to the Knights Templar drug cartel by capturing its last leader, but the proliferation of new armed groups shows the government is far from victory. The arrest of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, whose gang has tormented the western state of Michoacan for years, was…

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    Musician gunned down outside church on Houston's south side

    Police say man died after he was shot in the face; robbery said to not be motive because man's belongings were still on-scene

    KTRK – Houston49 mins ago