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Starbucks Deaf Lawsuit: 12 Patrons Sue Coffee Chain After NYC Employees Mock And Humiliate Them
Jul 16, 2013 16:52 PM E
A Starbucks deaf lawsuit has been filed in Manhattan after a dozen customers, all deaf, say they were discriminated against at the popular coffee chain.
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Stevie Wonder Boycott: Disgusted By George Zimmerman Verdict, Soul Singer Vows Not To Perform In 'Stand Your Ground' States [VIDEO]
Jul 16, 2013 15:16 PM E
Stevie Wonder will boycott the state of Florida following Saturday’s not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman. During a concert in Canada, Wonder vowed not to perform in Florida until the state’s Stand Your Ground law is abolished. Stevie Wonder will boycott any state, in fact, with a Stand Your Ground law on record.
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Panda Twins Born In US: Watch Mother Lun Lun Give Birth To Adorable Endangered Duo At Zoo Atlanta [VIDEO]
Jul 16, 2013 12:15 PM E
Panda twins, born at Georgia’s Zoo Atlanta, are the first giant panda duo born in the U.S. since 1987. Their mother Lun Lun gave birth to the adorable baby pandas on Monday. Watch the birth of the first endangered species pair born in the U.S. in 26 years.
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Lightning Strike Indoors: How Did Bolt Hit Woman In Louisiana Supermarket Checkout Line?
Jul 16, 2013 11:20 AM E
A lightning strike indoors at a supermarket in Louisiana gave one woman a jolt at the checkout line. Lakeisha Brooks was cashing out when a lightning bolt came through the ceiling and hit her, causing burns to her leg and foot. How is a lightning strike indoors possible?
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Fukushima Vegetables Have Bizarre Tumor-Like Growths And Deformities: Is Nuclear Meltdown To Blame For Freaky Produce? [PHOTOS]
Jul 15, 2013 18:11 PM E
Photos of what appear to be vegetables from the Fukushima region of Japan show produce that looks gnarled and deformed. Is the freaky fruit a result of the 2011 radiation disaster?
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Motorcycle Crashes At 285 MPH: Racer Bill Warner, World Land Speed Record Holder, Loses Life In Horrific Wipeout [VIDEO]
Jul 15, 2013 17:03 PM E
A motorcycle crash at 285 mph in Maine led to the death of renowned racer Bill Warner, who holds the world record for land speed on a conventional motorcycle. Warner, 44, lost control on Sunday at an event in Maine, and his motorcycle crashed at 285 mph.
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Natural Barriers Protect Two-Thirds Of US Coastlines From Rising Sea Levels, But New Study Says 1.3M Americans Still In ‘High-Risk’ Zones [REPORT]
Jul 15, 2013 15:32 PM E
Two-thirds of U.S. coastlines are protected by natural barriers – things like reefs, sea grasses and sand dunes – says a new study from Stanford University. Still, 1.3 million Americans live in “high-risk” zones along the U.S. shoreline, where they are extremely vulnerable to rising sea levels and extreme weather.
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George Zimmerman Gun: 9mm Pistol Used In Fatal Shooting Is Returned To Neighborhood Watch Volunteer Acquitted Of Murder [PHOTO]
Jul 15, 2013 13:33 PM E
George Zimmerman’s gun, the same pistol used to shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Feb. 2012, will be returned to him following the jury’s “no guilty” ruling. The pistol, a Kel Tec 9mm semi-automatic handgun, has been in evidence since the shooting.
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Woman Gored During Spain’s San Fermin Festival In ‘Very Grave’ Condition After Bull’s Horn Punctures Lung, Breaks Ribs [VIDEO]
Jul 15, 2013 10:59 AM E
A woman, gored during Spain’s annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona, is in “very grave” condition after the horn pierced her back and punctured her right lung. The 23-year-old Australian woman, who has not been identified, suffered multiple rib fractures and lung damage.
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George Zimmerman Trial Verdict Announced: Jury Finds 29-Year-Old Not Guilty Of Murder Or Manslaughter In Trayvon Martin Case [BREAKING]
Jul 12, 2013 17:05 PM E
The trial of 29-year-old George Zimmerman for the Feb. 2012 slaying of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin is in its final chapter. After three weeks of witness testimony and arguments from both the prosecution and defense, the jury now deliberates the fate of Zimmerman, who could be found guilty of manslaughter or second-degree murder.
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FDA On Arsenic In Apple Juice: 'The Dr. Oz Show' Study Prompts New Limitations On Cancer-Causing Chemical [REPORT]
Jul 12, 2013 14:45 PM E
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has finally proposed to limit arsenic in apple juice. Although the FDA has already found apple juice to contain trace amounts of the cancer-causing chemical, it’s only now decided to limit the amount of arsenic juice can contain.
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Human-Powered Helicopter: Todd Reichert Completes 33-Year-Old Challenge, Hovers 10.8 Feet Above Ground For 64 Seconds [VIDEO]
Jul 12, 2013 12:00 PM E
A human-powered helicopter, sustained solely by muscle power, took flight in Toronto, ending a 33-year-old aviation challenge.
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'Hand Tree' Air Purifier Cleans Environment, Converts CO2 To Oxygen: How Does Alexandr Kostin’s Portable Wrist Device Work?
Jul 12, 2013 11:16 AM E
A portable air purifier dubbed “Hand Tree” cleans the air and even converts carbon dioxide into oxygen, much like … well, a tree. The fittingly named “Hand Tree,” developed by design student Alexandr Kostin, is worn on the wrist like a watch and removes dust, smoke and contaminants from the surrounding air.
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American Dogs’ Ancestry Linked To Ancient Asia, New Study Suggests [REPORT]
Jul 11, 2013 15:49 PM E
American dogs’ ancestry has been linked to ancient Asia, a new study from Sweden suggests. Scientists now know that native American dogs are thriving rather than having gone extinct, as researchers once believed.
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