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  • Saudi official says bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

    LONDON (AP) — Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead.

    Associated Press28 mins ago
  • Man shoots down drone hovering over house

    A Kentucky man thinks it's unacceptable when a drone floats over his property. So he shoots it down. Then the drone's owners come calling.

    CNET
  • WWE reacts to 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper's death

    Wrestling superstar and WWE hall of famer 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper passed away in his sleep at age 61 on Friday.

    The Turnstile
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hundreds of Destiny cheaters banned

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

    CNET
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    Debris of plane found in Indian Ocean (14 photos)

    Malaysian authorities confirmed Friday that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777, meaning the part is almost certainly from missing flight MH370. The debris, part of a plane wing, could provide the first tangible clue towards unlocking the mystery surrounding the…

    Yahoo News
  • Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

    By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • Newborn girl found alive in dumpster in Kentucky; 1 charged

    A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a teenager was charged with attempted murder, a law enforcement officer said.

    Associated Press
  • Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

    Members of Osama Bin Laden's family were among the victims when a private jet crashed in Britain, the Saudi embassy in London said Saturday in a message of condolences. Local police said the pilot and three passengers died when the Embraer Phenom 300 jet attempted to land at Blackbushe Airport in…

    AFP
  • Why China Might Be in for a Different Kind of Crash

    If China's economy continues to cool, we might see protests in the vein of Tiananmen and Tahrir.

    Ozy
  • Here's what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killing

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Hillary Helps a Bank—and Then It Funnels Millions to the Clintons

    The Swiss bank UBS is one of the biggest, most powerful financial institutions in the world. As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton intervened to help it out with the IRS. The Wall Street Journal reported all that and more Thursday in an article that highlights huge conflicts of interest that the…

    The Atlantic
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    Public uproar after killing of beloved lion (27 photos)

    Wildlife officials accused American hunter Walter Palmer of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death. The killing has sparked social media outrage against Palmer in the United States. The…

    Yahoo News
  • Good Samaritan couple shot to death on Montana roadside

    The accused gunman, Jesus Deniz, 18, was scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Friday before a federal magistrate in Billings, north of the Crow Indian Reservation where the slain couple resided as members of the tribe. The gunman ordered the family to walk away from their vehicle, and…

    Reuters