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31 July 2014

Giraffe dies after smashing head on highway brdige

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South Africa -- (NBC News) A giraffe in South Africa has been killed after smashing its head on a low bridge while being transported on a highway, wildlife officials said Thursday. Several horrified ...

31 July 2014

Too big for court?

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Grand Rapids, Mich. -- (WOOD)  A Grand Rapids, Michigan man claiming he's too large to go to court to face the felony charges says he's already suffering enough. "I am living in my own prison syst ...

30 July 2014

Close call: axe through windshield!

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Topsfield, Mass. --- (NECN)  A motorist traveling on I-95 South in Topsfield, Massachusetts, endured a frightening moment Wednesday morning when an axe struck their vehicle.A landscaper driving a d ...

30 July 2014

'Xtreme Eating Awards' winner: 3,540-calorie 'Monster' meal

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(KGW) Maybe the name "monster" should be a clue. If not, the nutrition watchdogs at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have news for you: A "Monster" double burger, served with "bottomles ...

30 July 2014

Kidnapped for horseplay?

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Colusa, Calif. -- (KNVN) A Colusa, California couple was arrested Friday for allegedly kidnapping a 13-year-old boy and forcing him to apologize for making their child cry. Police say Jose Alfred Mo ...

28 July 2014

Two Americans diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia

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Two American health workers have now been stricken with the Ebola Virus while working to contain its spread in Liberia. The news has many asking, what exactly is Ebola? The virus is mostly found in ...

28 July 2014

Overhauling veteran care

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(NBC News)  Congresssional leaders have announced a compromise bill designed to improve care at veterans hospitals.The plan should mean shorter waits for care, especially for younger veterans just ...

28 July 2014

Missionary contracts ebola

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Charlotte, N.C. --- (WCNC)  A Charlotte, North Carolina woman who contracted the deadly ebola virus in Liberia had served as a missionary overseas with her husband for more than a dozen years, acco ...

28 July 2014

Pregnant Florida woman killed while admiring gun collection

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Hernando County, Fla. --- (NBC News) A five-month pregnant woman died after she was shot in the head while admiring a friend's gun collection, Hernando County authorities said Sunday. The Citrus Cou ...

28 July 2014

2 Florida girls arrested for torturing rare tortoise

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Orange Park, Fla. --- (NBC News) Two teen girls accused of lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death in a videotaped incident have been arrested, authorities said Friday ...