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  • UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

    LONDON (AP) — Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

    A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed 11…

    ABC News
  • A Thousand Points of Hate: Couple Plans Massive Series of Anti-Gay Marriage Billboards

    Some highway billboards are the same wherever you go across this great land of ours: McDonald's, Target, Walmart. Some are particular to states, and those road-tripping through Oklahoma will likely see billboards directing them to visit online adult toy shops and to alert law enforcement about any…

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  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

    Associated Press
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    By Rich McKay ALPHARETTA, Ga., (Reuters) - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub. Brown's funeral at…

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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2015 (22 photos)

    An elderly Syrian refugee woman looks out through the doorway of her tent while boiling water, at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, a competitor dives during the international waterfall jumping competition in the old town of Jajce, 250 kms west…

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  • 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
  • Fighter’s capture spells trouble for U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    A Syrian who embraced the U.S. cause and his military commander are captured by Al Qaeda sympathizers.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Hundreds of Destiny cheaters banned

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

    CNET
  • 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
  • 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
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.

    Associated Press
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    Bin Laden Family Members Reportedly Killed in Plane Crash

    Members of Osama bin Laden`s family have reportedly died after a private plane crashed into a car auction lot in the United Kingdom.

    WGN - Chicago
  • 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
  • Iran official urges quick approval of nuclear deal

    Iran's deputy foreign minister Saturday urged a speedy approval in Tehran of a nuclear deal, so that blame for any failure falls on US lawmakers who may yet vote against it. Abbas Araghchi's comments come as US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of his nuclear negotiating team are being…

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  • Fed-up customers are hammering ISPs with FCC complaints about data caps

    You know what people really don’t like? Data caps. They don’t like them on their mobile phones and they really, really don’t like them on their home Internet services. This hasn’t stopped Comcast and other wireline ISPs from trying to ram them down consumers’ throats anyway, although customer…

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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…

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