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Georgia Executes Death Row Female Inmate

September 30, 2015 10:20 am

Atlanta, Georgia – Georgia executed a woman convicted for her role in her husband’s death early Wednesday, despite several appeals to the U.S. and state Supreme Courts. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 47, was executed by injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson. She was convicted of murder in the February 1997 killing of her […]

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Yankee Fan Misses 3 Foul Balls

September 30, 2015 10:10 am

Yankee Stadium, NY – Someone please give this man a glove. In an incredibly embarrassing series of stuff-ups during Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium, a fan seated in the front row managed to miss not one, not two, but three chances to catch a foul ball. Yes, three.

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Endangered Seal Deaths On The Rise

September 30, 2015 9:39 am

San Francisco, Ca – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared an Unusual Mortality Event regarding the unusual numbers of threatened Guadalupe fur seals washing ashore in California, many of which are being rehabilitated at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. Guadalupe fur seals, marked by their smaller stature, ears, and furry brown coats, are […]

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Oakland Coach Under Investigation For Abusing Student Athlete

September 29, 2015 10:33 am

OAKLAND, Ca – A junior varsity football coach at an Oakland high school is under investigation after a physical altercation with a student football player was captured on video. The incident came to light Monday afternoon when cellphone video was made public. The confrontation takes place on a bus on the way home from a […]

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Three Youth Killed In Salinas Gang Related Shooting

September 29, 2015 8:22 am

Update:  Police have now released the names of the three victims of Monday night’s gang-related shooting.  Dead are:  22-year-old Brando Lerma, 20-year-old Brianna Gossett and 17-year-old Bryan Hernandez. No suspects have been identified.   Salinas, Ca – Salinas police are investigating a triple homicide that happened late Monday night in the 700 block of Elkington […]

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Vandals Damage St. Junipero Serra Statue Following Canonization

September 28, 2015 10:34 am

Carmel, Ca – The Carmel Mission is back in order thanks to a team of volunteers following the weekend vandalism a statue of Father Junipero Serra. Police say one or more people vandalized a statue of St. Serra sometime between Saturday evening and Sunday morning at a mission in Carmel-by-the-Sea, police said today. Police believe […]

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NASA Scientists Confirm Liquid Water Found On Mars

September 28, 2015 10:22 am

Water – a key necessity for life as we know it – still flows sometimes on the surface of Mars, a new study suggests. Strong evidence for seasonal flows of liquid salty water have been detected by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, report scientists in a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience. That could […]

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Stage Collapses at Fiorina Campaign Stop

September 28, 2015 10:11 am

Washington, DC – Part of a stage collapsed Sunday while Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina was addressing a crowd in San Antonio. The backdrop portion of a stage Fiorina was standing on fell around her as she spoke to the National Association of Women Business Owners. Fiorina was uninjured and continued speaking to the audience […]

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House Leader John Boehner Stepping Down

September 25, 2015 7:08 am

Washington, DC – WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will resign from Congress at the end of October, his office announced on Friday. In a statement, Boehner’s office said that he had only planned to serve in Congress until the end of last year, but changed his plans when former Republican Majority Leader Eric […]

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Four International Students Killed in Seattle Duck Boat Crash

September 25, 2015 1:25 am

Seattle, Wa – A collision Thursday between a “Ride the Ducks” tour vehicle and a charter bus in Seattle has left four people dead, officials said. An additional 44 people were taken to area hospitals, including 12 who were critically injured. The head-on crash involved a school charter bus, the amphibious tour vehicle and several […]

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