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Malaysia releases photos of men who used fake passports on missing Malaysia Airlines flight

March 11, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—As the investigation into what happened to missing Malaysia Airlines 3786.KU 0.00% flight MH370 continues, Malaysia’s national police chief Tuesday said one of the two passengers who boarded the plane with a stolen passport is a 19-year-old Iranian who appeared to be attempting to migrate to Germany to reunite...

Florida Photos show 911 dispatchers ‘sleeping on the job’

February 1, 2014
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Well, it could be worse. The other day a 911 dispatcher tipped off her boyfriend based on a call and never put it into the system.

Maybe sleeping on the job isn’t so bad?

A shocking set of images appearing to show 911 dispatchers asleep at their desks in a Florida call center...

W. Va Snow Plow Driver Faces DUI Charge – 2x Legal Limit

February 1, 2014
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Plowed!

DUI charges are bad enough. DUI charges while driving a state snow plow are liable to make a few headlines. That’s the predicament for 56-year-old Thomas Henderson of West Virginia, who got pulled over by a deputy atop a mountain late one night this week, reports WOWK-TV.

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Photo: KY Mother LaRae “Nikki” Watson, 8 Children Found Huddled Together Dead After House Fire

January 31, 2014
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When very young, I remember a short set of row houses in my neighborhood burned down, killing three kids I knew, ages ten and under  – all from one family. That was tragic. This is simply horrific.

A fire in the rural Kentucky town of Greenville killed eight children along with their...

New: MSNBC’s Head Honcho Phil Griffin on Admiring Roger Ailes and More

January 30, 2014
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Oh, I bet his leg is bouncing right about now, too. heh! Hey, is that a Chris Matthews tingle by any chance?

He just shook up the network’s daytime schedule with two new hires. Lloyd Grove chats with the man in charge about his cohorts, competitors and companions.

Phil Griffin’s legs are bouncing...

Houston Mayor Annise Parker marries longtime gay partner, Kathy Hubbard

January 17, 2014
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Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly gay mayor of a major city, married her longtime partner, Kathy Hubbard, on Thursday.

via Houston Mayor Parker marries longtime gay partner.

Texas man fights citation after warning drivers of nearby speed trap

January 17, 2014
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A North Texas man is trying to clear his name after he was arrested and cited for allegedly violating a city ordinance for holding a homemade sign warning drivers about speed traps.

via Texas man fights citation after warning drivers of nearby speed trap | Fox News.

Houston Man gives change to homeless person, is handcuffed, held by police for an hour on suspicion of drug dealing

January 17, 2014
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Greg Snider was in a Houston, Texas parking lot, on the phone making a business call. While in the lot, a homeless man approached his car and asked for change. Snider gave him 75 cents and then drove off. KPRC Local 2 News reported on the shocking thing that...

Mystery as credit card of missing WSJ reporter David Bird is used in Mexico

January 16, 2014
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A credit card belonging to a Wall Street Journal reporter, who has been missing from his New Jersey home since Saturday, has allegedly been used in Mexico. David Bird was last seen at his Long Hill Township home on Saturday afternoon, when he told his wife he was...

Norfolk helicopter crash: US military copter crashes at nature reserve, 4 dead

January 7, 2014
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Four people died last night when an American military helicopter crashed at a coastal nature reserve.The HH-60G Pave Hawk was on a training mission when it was downed on flooded marshland shortly before 8pm.Locals were immediately told to clear the area, with coastguards warning of “live ammunition” at the crash...

Honey Boo Boo and Family In Bad Car Accident

January 7, 2014
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Honey Boo Boo and her family were in a bad car crash Monday night … TMZ has learned.

Honey Boo Boo, Mama June, Pumpkin and Jessica were all passengers in the car driven by Sugar Bear.  Sources tell us … they were at a red light, waiting to turn left.  The light turned green and Sugar Bear began the...

Texas girl, 11, stabs sleeping mother 9 times, was angry and frustrated over Midnight curfew

January 7, 2014
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It appears it was a curfew situation. Whatever the case, she didn’t want to be with her Mother at 11:45 pm, so she waited for her to go to sleep and attacked her. Below via Texas girl – Mail Online.

Mother of two, Toshia Edmonson, 41, in serious but stable condition in a...

Medical marijuana initiative likely headed for Florida ballot

January 7, 2014
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Backers of a constitutional amendment to allow Florida patients to use marijuana for medical purposes say they will turn in enough signatures to qualify for the fall ballot by next week.

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Mediaite’s Jon Nicosia aka Zachary Hildreth, a convicted felon

January 7, 2014
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“Jihad Jane” Colleen LaRose gets reduced sentence for cooperation

January 6, 2014
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A Pennsylvania woman who called herself “Jihad Jane” online and plotted to kill a Swedish artist was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after telling a judge she was once obsessed with jihad.

Colleen LaRose had faced a potential life term. But Judge Petrese Tucker accepted a government request to...

US Supreme Court Bars Gay Marriage in Utah Pending Appeal

January 6, 2014
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Terse!

The Supreme Court on Monday blocked further same-sex marriages in Utah while state officials appeal a decision allowing such unions.

The terse order, from the full court, issued a stay “pending final disposition” of an appeal to the federal appeals court in Denver. It offered no reasoning.

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Ex-mayor, Louis Terrell 75, killed by train while rescuing his dog from RR tracks

January 5, 2014
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Damn what a sad shame. The dog ran off and was fine. Pictures at link below.

Louis Terrell, 75, was walking his Labrador retriever off the leash on a coastal bluff near 11th Street in Del Mar, California when the oncoming train sounded its horn.

The noise startled the dog,...

Ariel Sharon reportedly fighting for his life

January 5, 2014
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More at link below to Fox News.

The director of the Israeli hospital treating former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday that the 85-year-old is fighting for his life and doctors are pessimistic about his prognosis.

Dr. Zeev Rotstein of the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, told reporters that doctors had...

Paul Walker’s 2005 Porsche Carrera GT going 100+ mph before deadly crash

January 3, 2014
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Not much of a surprise, unfortunately. More details at link below.

The Porsche carrying “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was speeding at more than 100 miles per hour when it crashed in November, killing the actor and a friend, according to the final coroners report on the deaths.

The 15-page report released...

Tragic Photo: Car plunges into water, killing young NJ man celebrating New Year’s

January 1, 2014
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Link and video below. This photo capture of  22 year-old Mark Pych’s mother and sister at the scene later is brutal. Click to enlarge.

Authorities say a car has plunged into the water near Liberty State Park, killing a 22-year-old New Jersey man out celebrating New Year’s.

The crash was reported at about...

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