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Why letting goldfish go wild is a bad idea: They become giant pests

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You may think dumping goldfish into a river is a harmless act, but in reality the fish can become destructively big.
Researchers from the Centre of Fish and Fisheries at Murdoch University have been trying to control goldfish for 12 years in the Vasse River, located in the southwest of Western Australia.
An invasive species, the [...]

 

Wednesday August 17th, 2016 | No comments »


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FSU Student, Suspected to be High on Flakka, Allegedly Ate Victim’s Face After Stabbing Him and Wife to Death

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A 19-year-old Florida State University fraternity brother allegedly stabbed a couple to death then tried to eat part of one victim’s face – possibly after taking the synthetic drug Flakka, PEOPLE confirms.
Austin Harrouff, who initially gave police a fake name, allegedly stabbed a married couple to death on Monday and was found trying to [...]

 

Wednesday August 17th, 2016 | No comments »


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South Korea preparing missiles to take out all of North Korea’s military installations – report

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The South Korean military is reportedly bolstering its missiles to simultaneously take out all North Korean military installations in case necessary. Seoul’s forces are increasing the number of Hyunmoo missiles in its arsenal to combat rising threats from its neighbour.
Speaking about the increasing intimidation from the North and the South’s aim to target all of [...]

 

Monday August 15th, 2016 | No comments »


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Son of former D.C. mayor Marion Barry dead at 36

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marion “Christopher” Barry Jr., the son of the late Washington, D.C. mayor with the same name, has died at age 36, CBS affiliate WUSA reports.
The only son of the former D.C. mayor was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead early Saturday morning, WUSA reports.
No cause of death has been [...]

 

Monday August 15th, 2016 | No comments »


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Here Are The Wild Details Of How Ryan Lochte And Three Other Athletes Were Held At Gunpoint

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Early on Sunday, reports came out that American gold medalist Ryan Lochte may have been robbed at gunpoint in Rio after attending a party. Now, the United States Olympic Committee is confirming those reports, saying that Lochte as well as other American swimmers Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger, and Jimmy Feigen were held up by men [...]

 

Monday August 15th, 2016 | No comments »


Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute

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Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After leaping from an airplane, Luke Aikins rocketed toward earth for two minutes, and then calmly flipped onto his back at the last second and landed in a 100-by-100-foot net in California.
Cheers rose from those who gathered at the Big Sky movie [...]

 

Monday August 1st, 2016 | No comments »


NTSB: Balloon hit power lines before crashing, killing 16

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon hit high-tension power lines before crashing into a pasture in Central Texas, killing all 16 on board, according to federal authorities investigating the worst such disaster in U.S. history.
A power line was tripped at 7:42 a.m. Saturday, and the first call to 911 came a minute later, [...]

 

Monday August 1st, 2016 | No comments »


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John Hinckley, Who Tried to Kill Reagan, Will Be Released

WASHINGTON — John W. Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981, will be allowed to live permanently with his elderly mother in Williamsburg, Va., leaving the psychiatric hospital where he has been imprisoned for several decades, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.
Judge Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court [...]

 

Thursday July 28th, 2016 | No comments »


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Nintendo shares plummet after investors realize it doesn’t make Pokémon Go

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Pokemon Go on Apple iPhones.
Nintendo shares have skyrocketed since following Pokémon Go’s release and instant transformation into global cultural phenomenon, but they fell dramatically today after investors realized that Nintendo doesn’t actually make the game. Nintendo put out a statement after the close of trading on Friday pointing out that the bottom-line impact will be [...]

 

Monday July 25th, 2016 | No comments »


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Tom Brady can’t even play catch with other Patriots during his suspension

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The league’s most brutal opening schedule doesn’t belong to any of the 32 teams. It belongs to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who’ll be forced to sit on the sideline and play catch with ball boys for the first four games of the team’s schedule — a stretch the Patriots should be able to survive with [...]

 

Monday July 25th, 2016 | No comments »