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Leavenworth Prison May Be Bradley Manning’s New Home

Earlier today we brought you news that Bradley Manning, the Army private convicted of providing over 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, had been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Now it appears that we know which prison he’ll be going to. Manning’s lawyer told reporters in the courtroom today that his client would be headed to Leavenworth Prison in Kansas. …

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B-1 Bomber Crash Forces Crew Of Four To Eject

A U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber crashed this morning in near the small town of Broadus in southeastern Montana this morning. The crash took place sometime before 9 o’clock this morning during what Air Force officials called a routine training mission. Emergency services from around the region were called in to assist with the situation, including volunteer firefighters from nearby …

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Walmart Shooting Suspect Arrested, Victim Still Critical

Police have made an arrest in the recent shooting of a Walmart employee in Neenah, Wisconsin. Forty-six year old Justine Boyd of Greenville, Wisconsin was arrested today on a charge of first degree attempted intentional homicide after allegedly shooting a 56-year-old cashier at the Neenah Walmart just before 11:15 Wednesday morning. Boyd, who also works at the store, was identified …

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Submarine Explosion In Mumbai Leaves 18 Sailors Missing

Rescue divers are continuing efforts to find survivors of an explosion aboard an Indian submarine in Mumbai, despite the increasing odds that none of the eighteen crew members will be found alive. Near midnight Tuesday night the ship – the INS Sindhurakshak – suffered an explosion that. According to officials, the explosion appears to have damaged the forward torpedo tubes, …

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China Heat Wave Causes Deaths, Ruins Crops

A record-breaking heat wave has sent people across China running for their local pool and even caves as they try to escape the dangerously high temperatures. Temperatures well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit have plagued numerous cities for the past week. The heat has been blamed for dozens of human deaths, as well as numerous dead fish found in lakes, and …

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FBI Arrests 150 In Massive Sex-Trafficking Crackdown

A massive three-day, multi-agency law enforcement operation has resulted in the arrest of 150 people on charges of sex trafficking, according to the FBI. The operation – dubbed Operation Cross Country 7 – was led by the FBI, but involved the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as well as state and local law enforcement agencies in 76 cities …

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Philadelphia Explosion Destroys 3 Homes, Injures 8

An explosion in Philadelphia today destroyed three homes and sent at least eight people to the hospital, at least one in critical condition. The explosion happened in a row home in south Philadelphia at around 11 AM. Authorities say that the home was being renovated and the construction was taking place with a permit. A statement from the city says …

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Captain America Sequel Trailer Shown At Comic Con

For people who like certain kinds of movies and TV shows (and novels and comic books, of course), San Diego Comic Con is one of the best weeks of the year. The convention, once devoted exclusively to comic books (hence the name), has evolved over the years to be one of the top venues for revealing new information, footage, and …

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Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway

A U.S. Air Force drone crashed shortly after takeoff in the Florida panhandle near Tyndall Air Force Base today, forcing the closure of U.S. highway 98. The cause of the crash is not yet known, but authorities say that the highway will remain closed for 24 hours. The drone carries a small self-destruct charge designed to bring the plane down …

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$92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World

You’ve probably heard the expression “richer than God,” usually reserved for people like Bill Gates or some obscenely wealthy oil executive or something. Well, for a brief, shining moment today a Pennsylvania PR executive had a PayPal balance that would make the richest man in the world (a telecom tycoon from Mexico, as it happens) look like a pauper, and …

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Orangutan Remark Lands Italian Senator In Hot Water

Roberto Calderoli, Vice President of the Italian Senate, apologized today for remarks made over the weekend in which he compared Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister, to an orangutan. So if you thought that America had the corner market on politicians saying stupid things in public, you were wrong. Apparently they’re everywhere. You can work out on your own whether …

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J.K. Rowling Revealed As Mystery Author

It seems that J.K. Rowling pulled a bit of literary… sleight of hand (you thought I was going to say “magic,” didn’t you?) and wrote a novel when nobody was looking. Rowling was revealed yesterday to be the author of a 450-page mystery novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling. The novel was released in April. It was highly regarded by critics, but …

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