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55 min ago | Gawker

Gunman Opens Fire On Mobile Home in North Carolina, Killing Two

A North Carolina man is dead following a shootout with authorities after opening fire on a mobile home, killing two people.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, NC

4 hrs ago |

Murder, rape charges and no bail for Philly carjackers accused of killing 3 kids

Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Kids, Philadelphia, PA

6 hrs ago |

Driver charged with vehicular homicide in death of Cleveland Heights rabbi

Semi driver Cesar A. Ubaldo of Hoboken, N.J., is charged in Cleveland Heights Municipal Court in the May 29 collision that killed Rabbi Yehuda Cohen.


Related Topix: Cleveland Heights, OH

11 hrs ago |

Dog trapped under floor of home rescued: Dog jumps into rescuers arms

As rescuers dig to reach Allie the dog, Allie was digging her way towards her rescuers.


Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Social Software

15 hrs ago |

The hidden danger of buying exclusively from local suppliers?

It has become very noble for individuals and companies to buy from businesses located in their own state.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

16 hrs ago | Business News

Barclays profits hit by investment bank problems

Barclays investment banking profits almost halved in the first half compared to the same period last year, as trading revenues slumped.


18 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Ferrari 458 replica looks like the real deal

A replica of the Ferrari 458 has been recently spotted out while looking for a new owner, who will have to pay 50,000 GBP before getting his hands on his new ride.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ferrari, Ferrari 458 Italia, Convertible

19 hrs ago | DNA India

Consuming five daily portions of fruits, veggies lowers death risk

A new study has revealed that having five daily portions of fruits and vegetables lower the risk of death, however having more than five has no effect at all.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Top 5 classic children's birthday party games

It takes a lot of planning to make a children's birthday party successful; one of the favorite things for kids to do at a birthday party is to play the kids party games.


A meal with broccoli stalks

Broccoli stalks are known to hold more nutrients and mineral in the stalk. Most times, they are cut off and discarded into the trash.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food, Vegetables

IMedia Connection

The worst deals in digital advertising

As a junior media negotiator, I tended to think of media buying as a zero-sum game; one side had to win and the other had to lose.


Related Topix: Media Buying

Queens teen pleads guilty in fatal crash that killed 4 friends

A Queens teen who insisted he smoked marijuana so much that wasn't impaired by the drug in a fatal crash that killed his four friends reversed course Tuesday and pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges to avoid a possible longer prison sentence following a partial mistrial in his case.


Related Topix: Drugs


Florida Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After Allegedly Stabbing...

The Tallahassee Democrat is reporting that Devante L. Johnson met the victim, who was not named, in Tallahassee's Oakland Cemetery on June 24 at about 11 p.m. to have sex.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, New York

The Village Voice

Lost Out on Will Soon Be Available at a Domain Auction Near You

When the web address was sold in 2012 for a reported $2.6 million, it was most likely the highest price ever paid for a single domain name.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

In-depth Africa

20-year-old man murdered in Edo over N2,000 debt

A young man, simply identified as Frederick, 20, was on Monday murdered by his friend over his attempt to recover a N2, 000 , debt.



Commuting the death sentence: how oocytes strive to survive

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Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabis in Wisconsin

The North Hearing Room at the Wisconsin State Capitol was the site of an historic medical cannabis hearing on July 31, 1979.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI


Just spit on your hand and see what's gurgling around in there

The Scottish woman took herself to hospital complaining that she was tired, incontinent, and losing weight.


Chicago Tribune

Police: Boy, 15, charged with murder in death of teen

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the slaying last week of a 16-year-old boy who was inside an apartment when he was shot in the neck on the Southwest Side, police said.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Family of 5 shot in Maine: Murder-suicide suspected in deaths of parents, 3 kids

Family of five found dead in Saco, Maine apartment. Parents and three children are dead it what appears to be a murder-suicide.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Saco, ME