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Feb 29th, 2008
Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria'
Australia boy 'displays severed head in Syria' - BBC News Australian PM Tony Abbott has voiced strong condemnation after an image emerged showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding a Syrian's severed head. The...
Aug 10th, 2014 by Locutus
Dateline: New Orleans: not wishing to be outdone by Chicago...
Three people killed, six wounded in separate New Orleans shootings New Orleans police said that three people were dead and six others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, in two separate shootings Sunday. Authorities said that...
Aug 10th, 2014 by Locutus
Meanwhile, down under...
Australian Jewish leaders condemn 'hate bus attack on Jewish students in Sydney Police say they do not believe the children were targeted because they were Jews, despite claims that the eight teen boys shouted 'Kill the...
Aug 9th, 2014 by B00Mer
In Rifle, Colorado, Even the Waitresses Carry Heat
In Rifle, Colorado, Even the Waitresses Carry Heat Armed Waitresses At 'Shooters Grill' Restaurant - YouTube Nearly everyone is armed at Shooter's Grill in the tiny town of Rifle, Colo. KUSA's Matt Renoux reports. Watch Weird News: In Rifle,...
Derp Derpson nabbed again
Man arrested on suspicion of burglary after winning police-sponsored doughnut eating contest ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. A North Carolina man celebrated out-eating some police officers, only to find out that he...
Aug 9th, 2014 by Spade
War Crimes Suspect Arrested Sneaking Into The USA
A Rwandan man accused of war crimes was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol in northern Maine after a local citizen reported a "suspicious person" walking near the Canadian border. Jean Leonard Teganya, 42, a Rwandan who authorities said had...
Aug 9th, 2014 by Spade
Why can't they just report the news?
Ont. hospital treats patient, who recently visited Nigeria, for flu-like symptoms - Toronto - CBC News What hare brained yokel put this out before they KNOW anything?
Aug 9th, 2014 by gopher
Smokey Bear turns 70, and he's burning up social media
Smokey Bear turns 70, and he's burning up social media LOS ANGELES -- Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday - but don't bring any candles to the party, please. As the friendly, huggable bear with the brimmed hat...
Aug 8th, 2014 by petros
Take that ya big bully
ABC NewsVerified account @ABC Girl's thief-shaming sign helps police...
‘Texting’ comic to sue MTA for subway fall
It's always someone else's fault via Fark: No joke, there's a stand-up comic in NYC that's suing the city because she fell on to the subway tracks because she was to busy texting and the train operator didn't stop fast enough ...
Rabid Opposition to Ebola: Epidemiology Meets Hyperbole
I wanted to make a separate thread for this because it seems that people (and the media) are exaggerating the severity of this situation and we need a shot of context. Rabid Opposition to Ebola: Epidemiology Meets Hyperbole To be quite blunt...
Kate Upton Interrupted on ABC
ABC Interrupted Kate Upton On ‘Live With Kelly And Michael’ For Breaking News And People Weren’t Happy Because the US bombed Iraq. Thanks Obama! ;)
Aug 8th, 2014 by MHz
Hamas leader ‘executed’ in Gaza
Hamas leader executed in Gaza A former Hamas spokesperson was found dead in his apartment in Gaza. Reports claim he was executed by Hamas on suspicion of spying for Egypt. Read more: Israel...
Visitors will not deal with female CBSA staff
And we allowed these scum into our country?? WTF!! -------- Canada Border Services Agency managers at Toronto's Pearson airport allowed a small group of Hindu priests to avoid screening by female border guards to comply with their religious beliefs,...
Middle school principal fired in texas......
A Texas principal who sparked national controversy after she told students at her heavily-Hispanic middle school to speak English in class claims she is being persecuted for following state education rules. Amy Lacey, who was fired as principal of...
US major general killed in Afghan insider attack
KABUL — A gunman dressed in an Afghan uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at an officers’ training school, killing an American and wounding more than a dozen other foreign troops, including a German general, Afghan and international officials...
Video: Australian commuters tip train car to help trapped man
Australian Commuters Tip Train Car to Free Trapped Man - YouTube SYDNEY – Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man whose leg slipped between the platform and the train. ...
Aug 6th, 2014 by SLM
Mount Polley Mine Thread
Mount Polley Mine tailings water 'very close' to drinking quality, company says - British Columbia - CBC News It seems to me that the provincial government considers northern BC an industrial zone. It'll be interesting to see how they're going to...