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  • Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago at age 4 found alive in Mexico

    An Austin, Texas, girl abducted 12 years ago has been found in Mexico, law enforcement officials say.

    Yahoo News
  • Watch This F-15 Take Out An ISIS Compound With A ‘Sniper’ Weapon

    As U.S.-led airstrikes continue in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon has released a video of an F-15 Eagle wiping out an ISIS compound near Kobani, Syria (close to the central Turkish border) with a Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod.

    The Daily Caller
  • First US child dies from enterovirus D68

    Washington (AFP) - A child in the northeastern US state of Rhode Island has become the first to die from an ongoing outbreak of a respiratory virus, enterovirus D68, health officials said Wednesday.

    AFP
  • The reporter who brought down the Secret Service's director

    Behind the shocking revelations of incompetence and unprofessionalism that rocked the Secret Service this week is a longtime reporter who's been diligently uncovering the agency's secrets for years.

    Yahoo News
  • Mom may face new charges in van chase, shooting

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prosecutors aim to file new charges against a Tennessee woman in a chaotic traffic stop and chase last year during which a New Mexico State Police officer fired shots at her minivan full of children.

    Associated Press
  • Texas woman sentenced to 60 years in 'black widow' murder case

    By Marice Richter FORT WORTH Texas (Reuters) - A Texas woman dubbed a "black widow" was sentenced on Tuesday to 60 years in prison after her conviction on murder and evidence tampering in the shooting death of her husband in what prosecutors said was a plot to collect insurance money. Michele…

    Reuters
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    Two black eyes mark the face of an accused DUI killer

    A Fresno County man accused of killing his friend in a drunk driving crash says he's not guilty of manslaughter.

    KFSN – Fresno
  • Brooklyn science teacher charged with sexually abusing students

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City high school science teacher who was already facing charges of sending a sexually explicit photograph to a student was arrested at court on Tuesday on new charges of sexually abusing six other teenage girls, prosecutors said. Sean Shaynak, 44, was arraigned on 36…

    Reuters
  • Jeff Goldblum Stars in Hilarious GE Light Bulb Commercial

    A great way for advertisers to have viewers remember their client's product is to use laughter. Just ask Geico, which had an insanely popular commercial in 2013 featuring a hump-day-loving camel. You remember it, right? "Guess what day it is?"

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  • Islamic State beheads seven men, three women in Syria: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State beheaded seven men and three women in a northern Kurdish area of Syria, a human rights monitoring group said on Wednesday, part of what it described as a campaign to frighten residents resisting the militant group's advance. The head of the Syrian Observatory for…

    Reuters
  • British police hunt Latvian over schoolgirl murder

    London (AFP) - British police on Wednesday said they had found the body of a missing 14-year-old schoolgirl after a massive five-week search and were hunting for a Latvian suspect.

    AFP
  • Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.

    Associated Press
  • Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.

    Associated Press
  • Loss of smell may be predictor of death in older adults: study

    By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) - Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased risk of death within five years. In a study of more than 3,000 people aged 57 to 85, 39 percent of subjects…

    Reuters
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    Abandoned amusement park (17 photos)

    These are the chilling images of an abandoned amusement park that shut down after a boy lost his arm on a ride. Dadipark amusement park, Dadizele, Belgium, closed its doors more than a decade ago after a young boy had his arm ripped off on the Nautic Jet water ride. Kris Van de Sande, 28, captured…

    Yahoo News
  • Georgia woman gets 30-year prison term in daughter's malnutrition death

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A suburban Atlanta woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and child cruelty charges in the malnutrition death of her 16-year-old daughter. Ebony Berry, 37, did not withhold food from her daughter, Markea, but failed…

    Reuters
  • Protesters press HK leader to quit, China tells US to back off

    Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters demanded that the city's embattled leader meet a deadline to resign on Thursday, as China warned the United States against meddling in its "internal affairs".

    AFP