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Suspected Pennsylvania cop-killer Eric Frein captured after 7-week manhunt; prosecutors will seek death penalty

The 31-year-old was found in an airport hangar at the former Birchwood Resort in the Pocono Mountains on Thursday. He surrendered without a fight after seeing he was surrounded, officials said. Frein faces numerous charges including first-degree murder. The 48-day manhunt began after Frein allegedly shot and killed a state trooper and wounded a second [...]

 

Friday October 31st, 2014 | No comments »


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Strong defense has Giants win from Series title

 
(www.sfgate.com) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval debuted a leaping, celebratory twirl that came on spontaneously after another dazzling night of defense.
So what if it wasn’t quite a perfect 10 for the robust and reliable third baseman with the big grin and even bigger right arm. No doubt Sandoval has been doing everything right with [...]

 

Monday October 27th, 2014 | No comments »


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Cadaver dog searches for serial killer victims

 
(www.yakimaherald.com) GARY, Ind. — Investigators used a cadaver dog Tuesday to comb abandoned buildings in Gary, Ind., for more possible victims of a suspected serial killer who confessed to strangling one woman, directed police to six more bodies and hinted that there could be more killings stretching back two decades.
Gary Police Chief Larry McKinley said about [...]

 

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 | No comments »


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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for girlfriend’s killing

(www.foxnews.com) – A South African judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter Oscar Pistorius to a maximum of five years in prison Tuesday for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February.
Judge Thokozile Masipa also gave the athlete once known as “The Blade Runner” a three-year suspended sentence on a firearms charge. She had found [...]

 

Tuesday October 21st, 2014 | No comments »


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US Military Airdrops Weapons, Medical Supplies to Kurds in Kobani

(http://www.voanews.com) WASHINGTON—The U.S. military said it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurds defending the northern Syrian town of Kobani from Islamic State militants. That could strain U.S.-Turkish relations. The “first-of-its-kind” supply mission came as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Jakarta trying to enlist Southeast Asian leaders in what one U.S. [...]

 

Monday October 20th, 2014 | No comments »


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Nurse with Ebola: ‘I’m doing really well’

Pham contracted the virus while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Oct. 8, at the Dallas hospital. A second nurse who caught the virus was transferred a day earlier to a hospital in Atlanta.
Officials at the Dallas hospital said Pham was being transferred out of concern the Ebola crisis had left it overwhelmed and short [...]

 

Friday October 17th, 2014 | No comments »


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Red Bull Will Pay $13 Million To Settle False Advertising Lawsuit

 
(consumerist.com) Because you can’t believe every cartoon that says drinking a can of energy drink will cause you to suddenly sprout wings and float into the sky, Red Bull has agreed to pay more than $13 million to settle a lawsuit that was seeking class-action status to settle claims of false advertising.
According to BevNET, Red Bull [...]

 

Tuesday October 14th, 2014 | No comments »


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Invention of blue LEDs receives physics Nobel

(www.bbc.com) The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs).
Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura made the first blue LEDs in the early 1990s.
By combining blue light with existing red and green LEDs, this enabled [...]

 

Tuesday October 7th, 2014 | No comments »


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Ben Affleck goes full frontal in Gone Girl, says it’ll look better in 3D

(www.hindustantimes.com) Not that filmgoers in India are likely to see it but Ben Affleck has gone completely nude for Gone Girl. The film will have one full-frontal shot of Affleck.
During an interview, the MTV host asked Affleck, “Is this the debut of Ben Affleck’s pe*** on-screen?”
“I try to get it in every movie,” Affleck joked. [...]

 

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 | 1 Comment »


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AC/DC: Malcolm Young will not return to the band

 
(www.bbc.com) – Rock band AC/DC have confirmed that founding member Malcolm Young will not return to the band, after taking a break due to illness.
The band said “due to the nature of Malcolm’s condition” their new album Rock or Bust would be the first in AC/DC’s 41-year history not to feature Young on the recordings.
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Friday September 26th, 2014 | No comments »