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  • Police say two dead, including gunman, in school shooting near Seattle

    (CNN) — The gunman who opened fire Friday morning at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, just north of Seattle, shot five people, killing one, before turning the gun on himself, law enforcement officials told CNN. Authorities “are confident that there is only one single shooter,” Marysville police spokesman Robert Lamoureux told reporters. He did not offer any details about possible injuries, but said the shooter — a student at the school — was dead. Two federal law enforcement sources with knowledge of […]

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    Honey Boo Boo show canceled over reports Mama June is dating sex offender, TMZ reports

    TMZ says TLC has canceled the series in light of claims that the program’s newly separated matriarch, June “Mama June” Shannon, is dating Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who served 10 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated child molestation in 2004 and who is a registered sex offender. Shannon denied those claims in a statement posted to the personal Facebook page of daughter Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson. “I want to make a post trying to clear up […]


    Make up better stories if playing hooky for the World Series

    Had a big night out watching The World Series games? We may not all admit it but surely everyone has done it: called in to work sick when we’re actually feeling fine. According to a survey for the online career site Careerbuilder.com, people can be pretty inventive when they make up excuses for missing work. According to its survey, questionable excuses include an employee claiming a plastic surgery procedure needed some “tweaking” to get it just right, to a worker saying he […]

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    Official: Physician Craig Spencer tests positive for Ebola in NYC

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. For continuous updates about this story, visit our sister station PIX 11 in New York The doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, 33, came back from West Africa about 10 days ago, and developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night. The 33-year-old physician, employed […]

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    Thousands of men ask this ten-year-old girl to perform sex acts for them

    BRISBANE — An Australian man is believed to be the first person convicted for trying to have online sex with a virtual girl. Scott Robert Hansen didn’t realize the ten-year-old Filipino girl he knew as “Sweetie” was really a digital creation by Dutch charity Terre Des Hommes. The organization known for combating child trafficking uses her avatar in internet chat rooms, baiting men who go online to prey on young children. The charity says that in 10 weeks, tens of thousands […]

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    Are obese crash test dummies the key to preventing road deaths?

    (CNN) — Car safety testing has come a long way since the days of dropping cadavers down unused elevator shafts in the 1930s. That we enjoy greater peace of mind on the road — with fatal accidents in the US at historic lows — is largely due to the evolution of crash test dummies. Vehicle manufacturers must prove their safety wi dummies before they can be legally sold in the US and Europe, and these unsung heroes have developed into […]

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    Really, really old leg bone offers clues into Stone Age sex

    (CNN) — DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals. The thigh bone was found six years ago on the banks of the Irtysh River in Siberia by Nikolai Peristov, a Russian artist who carves jewelry from ancient mammoth tusks, according to the journal Nature. “It was quite fossilized, and the hope was that it might turn out (to be) old. We hit the jackpot,” Bence Viola, […]

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    ‘Terrorist’ murdered soldier ‘in cold blood,’ Canada’s Prime Minister says

    (CNN) — First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada’s capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country’s Parliament minutes later. The two shootings in Ottawa Wednesday left lawmakers barricaded inside offices and parts of the city on lockdown for hours as police searched for suspects. Ottawa Police lifted the lockdown Wednesday night and said there was no longer a danger to the public. But many questions remain about the shootings: Who was […]

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    Disturbing Dashcam: Texas Cop Shoots Puppy

    Cleburne, TX (KDAF) — Sadly, the tape doesn’t lie. Cleburne Police video shows an officer firing three shots at a seven-month-old pit bull wagging his tail. It’s hard to watch. “Why? I just don’t understand why,” owner Amanda Henderson said. She also wants to know why it sounds like the officer is making kiss noises right before he killed Maximus. “Every shot makes me go (cringes) and you can even hear him [yelp.]“ Now, that officer is on paid administrative […]

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    Soldier shot, killed standing guard at Canada’s Parliament

    OTTAWA, Canada — A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he and another soldier stood guard at Canada’s Parliament war memorial Wednesday. Details are emerging as authorities try to secure the government building in Ottawa. The violence is not confined to Parliament. Police say that there could be multiple shooters and that there are three shooting incidents in the capital. Ottawa police, whose buildings were also locked down, provided details on Twitter about multiple shootings: “Incidents occurred at National […]

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    Family finds more than 100 snakes inside their home

    REGINA, Saskatchewan — It’s a home Indiana Jones wouldn’t want to live in, and it might give most of us an anxiety attack. More than a 100 snakes were found inside a home, and they’re all being rescued. “We were finding them basically anywhere – in the cracks of the stone foundation, under the floor, under some boxes and other things – and we just were picking them up in pillow cases and putting them into a bucket just to […]

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    Ohio man held in North Korea for six months returns home

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home. A plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle landed Wednesday morning at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton. The State Department announced Tuesday that the 56-year-old Miamisburg resident had been released. The news came about six months after he was taken into custody after leaving a Bible at a nightclub. Christian evangelism is considered a crime in North Korea. “We’d like […]