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  1. Libya Violence: Militants Overrun Government Special Forces Base In Benghazi, Killing At Least 30Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Switched

    A masked Libyan gunman stands on a street in the eastern city of Benghazi, early on July 29, 2014, as violence has hit the city, cradle of the 2011 revolution, where weekend fighting between the army and Islamists killed 28 people, mostly soldiers.


  2. Top 5 Things The Dying Do Not RegretRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    ... and exhilarating moments of our lives. Whether it was asking your high school sweetheart out for prom or skydiving, the memories of these moments still make your tummy tingle. It requires a tremendous amount of courage to take a chance. The fear can ...


  3. FYI: Who invented the parachute and who did the first test?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    According to, there were 57 fatalities among skydivers globally last year and 69 in 2004.


  4. Zac Efron Skydives, Goes Shirtless & Eats WormsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Access Hollywood

    Zac Goes 'Wild' : Zac Efron's "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" aired Monday on NBC , and the star did all sorts of death-defying things like skydiving out of a helicopter in the Catskill Mountains, crossing treacherous ravines and scaling cliffs .


  5. Miss World Australia: Queenslander Stephanie Campbell Slams Pageant on Facebook After QuittingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... the best." Thorpe also claimed to the Daily Mail Australia that Campbell withdrew because she was concerned her skydiving accident earlier this year would prevent her from meeting all the requirements of the crown. On March 16, Campbell's parachute ...


  6. TIFF: Festival unveils more films, including Midnight Madness and documentary programsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    The Face of an Angel , a new Michael Winterbottom drama inspired by the Amanda Knox case, the American exchange student in Italy who was convicted of the murder of a roommate, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September.


  7. Parachutist taken to hospital after landing on roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    A man has been taken to Vernon Jubilee hospital in stable condition after landing on the roof of a home while skydiving.


  8. Miss World Australia finalist Stephanie Campbell slams the beauty pageant after pulling outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... a difficult year for Stephanie, after the beauty queen struggled to learn to walk again following an injury in skydiving accident when her parachute collapsed during her 57th jump. On March 16, less than 12 hours after first qualifying for the state ...


  9. Baby Gators, Bulldogs and Ballcaps: College Commitments Get BizarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RollingStone

    Technically, it wasn't an alligator. It was a dwarf caiman, which is a smaller, less-likely-to-consume-a-human crocodilian.


  10. With weeks to live, cancer patient takes a leapWith weeks to live,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... cancer two years ago. Ever since, he has been working through a bucket list including vacations, weddings, and now skydiving. BALDWIN,Wis. - After two-and-a-half years of check-ups, surgeries and cancer treatments , Brian Nagle's doctors have told ...


  11. Cancer patient Brian Nagle jumps from plane crossing the last item...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... Nagle, pictured with his daughter Katie has crossed off the last item on his bucket list - jumping out of a plane Skydiving: So, after walking his daughter down the aisle at her wedding, holding his first grandchild and riding on a motorcycle, he ...


  12. Danny fell a Furlong short of victory at StawellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stawell Times-News

    At age 37, Danny Furlong suffered a stroke which left him a non-verbal quadriplegic.


  13. Thousands raised for charity in memory of dedicated 14 year old fund raiser Liam FairhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cambs Times

    ... Just two days before the marathon bike ride Callum was among a group of 26 people who raised more than A 10,000 by skydiving out of a plane at a parachute centre in the Fens. Callum, who deals with administration and social media for the Foundation, ...


  14. With weeks to live, cancer patient takes a leapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... a hug before his jump. Once Brian entered hospice care, his doctor signed off on the last item on his bucket list: skydiving. Brian Nagle was 49 years old when he was diagnosed with colon cancer. At 51, Brian's cancer has spread and is currently ...


  15. 2012 plus twoRead the original story

    Sunday | Diamond Geezer

    Yesterday was the second anniversary of the start of London 2012. To celebrate, a Great British Carnival was held in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


  16. 'Biggest tragedies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Thunder Bay's Source

    After Martin Spriggs lost two veteran friends to suicide, he was compelled to do something to shed light on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on soldiers.


  17. Smith fulfills life long mission7:01 pmRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Independent Herald

    ... jumped from the helicopter, knowing it was his only chance for survival. Jimmy was president of the West Point skydiving team and has recieved award for perfect scores in skydiving jumps. After my return from Vietnam, my wife Susan and I attended a ...


  18. 92 Year Old Skydiver Jumps From 17,000 Feet Up For His BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | NBC29

    ... be embarrassed, I'm going to jump, even if I go squish," said Wulen. Wulen is the second oldest person to ever go skydiving at Skydive Orange. The oldest was a 93 year old woman. Wulen says he intends to beat that record in a few years.


  19. CCM students encourage women to pursue STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | New Jersey Herald

    Members of the County College of Morris Women in STEM Club, from left, Casey Mee, of Vernon, Charlotte Rodgers, of Morristown, and Scarlett Toro, of Dover, attended the American Association of University Women National Conference for College Women Student Rejoice! For tomato season is upon us! It began two weeks ago when big, ripe heirloom types ... (more)


  20. CCM student develops first mobile app for the collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | New Jersey Herald

    Trevor Florio, of Long Valley, a computer science major at County College of Morris, developed an Android mobile app to provide current and prospective CCM students with a way to find key information about the college on their mobile devices.