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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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  • 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…

    Associated Press
  • College Students Sign Petition To Support ISIS … On 9/11[VIDEO]

    Multiple college students signed a petition to support the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) last week. Media Research Center TV reporter Dan Joseph went to the campus of George Washington University on Thursday, Sept. 11, and collected a dozen signatures from students on a petition to…

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    Mystery Respiratory Virus Spreads to 21 States

    Mystery Respiratory Virus Spreads to 21 StatesScary virus that is sending kids to the ICU is now in the Northeast. And now, to that mysterious virus striking American children and just look at the map tonight. Growing day by day, now confirmed or suspected

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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,…

    Reuters
  • 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,…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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…

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour

    New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road. Stevens, who also is releasing a blues album on Oct. 27 produced by Rick Rubin and titled "Tell 'Em I'm Gone," is using that stage name along with Yusuf, the name he took when he converted. The performer…

    Associated Press
  • Bluefin Tuna Are Showing Up in the Arctic—and That’s Not Good News

    In one haul, three endangered bluefin tuna, each weighing roughly 220 pounds, were pulled onto the ship’s deck amid six metric tons of mackerel. “It was a bit surprising,” said Brian MacKenzie, a marine ecologist at the National Institute for Aquatic Resources at the Technical University of…

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  • FBI probes traffic stop that left Missouri teen in critical condition

    By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating allegations of excessive force by a Missouri police officer during a traffic stop that left a teenage motorist in critical condition, authorities said on Monday. The FBI said in a statement that it is investigating whether police…

    Reuters
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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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  • Police: Rifle used to ambush Pennsylvania troopers

    The gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement, authorities said Monday. Releasing a profile of the killer, Lt. Col. George Bivens said investigators…

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  • US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

    US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged to support Iraq in its fight against the militants. The United States early last month began air strikes against IS positions in northern Iraq, but Monday's announcement that the campaign…

    AFP
  • Kerry Washington talks domestic abuse, motherhood

    It didn't take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence. In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping security camera images of the NFL running back punching out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer that the "Scandal" actress was filming a public…

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    Hurricane Odile (22 photos)

    Hurricane OdileHurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage. The extent of Odile's impact

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