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  • More than 300 reindeer killed by lightning in Norway

    More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in southern Norway, officials said Monday, in the largest such incident known to date. The 323 reindeer, including 70 young, were found on Friday by a gamekeeper on the Hardangervidda plateau, a national park where Europe's largest herd of…

    AFP
  • Mexico discovers hidden tunnel to US

    Mexican authorities have uncovered a hidden tunnel from the northwestern state of Sonora to Arizona in the United States, the National Commission for Security said Sunday. Authorities on both sides of the border periodically discover this type of hidden tunnel, typically used by drug traffickers or…

    AFP
  • Released tape rekindles memory of 1988 Iran mass execution

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The scratchy, echo-filled tape recording carries the voice of a man who once was in line to become Iran's supreme leader, talking about one of the darkest moments of the country's post-revolution history still not recognized by its government.

    Associated Press
  • In-Flight Horror as Engine Fails, Rips Apart Forcing Emergency Landing

    Passengers screamed after an explosion reportedly rocked Flight 3472, forcing pilots to make an emergency landing in Pensacola.

    Inside Edition
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    Photos of the day - August 28, 2016 (18 photos)

    In this underwater picture, a woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid; a boy removes rainwater from his hut after a heavy downpour in Karachi, Pakistan; and firefighters retrieve a crucifix from a church in the small town of Rio, near Amatrice, in central Italy, are some of…

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  • Wife Bites, Stabs Husband With Scissors For Drinking Her Beer: Cops

    Tracey Lee Giffin faces an aggravated assault charge in Fayette County after the alleged incident, which cops say occurred last Sunday.

    Inside Edition
  • Dead Sea Transforms Deathly Dress Into Gorgeous Salt-Encrusted Jewel

    A gorgeous new exhibit reveals just how salty the Dead Sea is. Artist Sigalit Landau submerged a 1920s-style long, black dress in Israel's Dead Sea for two months in 2014. Landau has been inspired by the Dead Sea's unique environment for past artwork, including salt-crystal-encrusted lamps, a salty…

    LiveScience.com
  • Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

    By Christophe Van Der Perre and Edgar Su SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Officials sprayed insecticide and cleared drains of stagnant water in residential areas of Singapore at high risk of further Zika infections on Monday after 41 locally transmitted cases were confirmed in the city state. The health…

    Reuters
  • Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said.

    Associated Press
  • Yellowstone Worker, 21, Falls Into Canyon To Her Death

    Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar was socializing with a small group of coworkers when she fell from the park's Grand Canyon early Friday.

    Inside Edition
  • Part of Los Angeles airport briefly closed, 'Zorro' detained

    Part of Los Angeles International Airport was briefly closed after loud noises were heard that sounded like gunfire, possibly caused by a man dressed in a black Zorro outfit who was later detained by police. Passengers who fled in panic after hearing the noises slowly filtered back to the busy…

    AFP
  • Explaining how the Electoral College works

    This week, a potential member of the Electoral College threatened to not vote for the GOP nominee this fall for President. Why is this potentially important and why does this group have such broad powers?

    National Constitution Center
  • Belgium arrests five suspects after crime lab blast

    Belgian police have arrested five suspects after a blast on Monday at the country's national crime lab just north of Brussels caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors said. "Five people were arrested in the immediate neighbourhood... They are currently being questioned to see if they had…

    AFP
  • All the dazzling and questionable looks from the 2016 VMA red carpet

    If you're not entirely sure whether to wear cargo overalls or a jewel encrusted gown, may we suggest attending the VMAs red (errr, white) carpet? Princess Blue Ivy Carter showed up as her mom's date, Chance the Rapper was super prepared plenty of pockets to fit granola bars should he get hungry and…

    Mashable
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    Jimmy Fallon Hilariously Impersonates Ryan Lochte At 2016 MTV VMAs

    The VMA’s of course wouldn’t be complete without our most recent Olympians in attendance even um.. wait.. Ryan Lochte?

    Clevver News
  • Mexico environmental agency defends oversight of Goldcorp mine

    Mexico's environmental prosecutor said it had kept regular oversight of the country's largest gold mine, days after a Reuters report on a prolonged leak of contaminated water there prompted activists to accuse the agency of failing its mandate. Environmental prosecutor Profepa said that since 2013…

    Reuters
  • For-profit college banned from taking students with federal aid

    ITT Technical Institute, a for-profit chain of colleges with more 40,000 students, was dealt a severe blow from the US government on Thursday. Officials from the US Department of Education announced that the vocational institute could no longer enroll students that had access to federal financial…

    Christian Science Monitor