Dozens are killed, including children, in a populous Oklahoma City suburb. Frantic rescue efforts focus on elementary schools.Rescuers sifted through debris in a desperate search for survivors Monday night after a massive tornado battered the Oklahoma City area, killing at least 51 people, including 20 children, and injuring 120. The toll was expec....(more)
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Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, who was dressed as the “Sesame Street” character last month when he allegedly pushed a 2-year-old boy in Times Square after his mother refused to tip him, turned down a plea deal Wednesday.
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The National Weather Service has rated the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon as an EF5, the highest rating with wind speeds estimated at more than 200 miles an hour.
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When it comes to monstrous surf, Europe doesn't get much respect among surfers who ride big waves for a living. But that could soon change thanks to Benjamin Sanchis' recent taming of a bona fide monster beyond the Basque Country south of Hossegor, France. The ride (see video), at a break called Belhar....(more)
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Nothing puts a damper on a serene afternoon's kayaking like the sight of a primeval sea monster .
That was the rude lesson for Tom Pickles and Sarah Harrington, who'd taken their watercraft out on the foggy waters of Lake Windermere, only to encounter what appeared to be "an enormous snake" sw....(more)
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Arcata California has been seeing an outbreak of psychotic behavior, perhaps related to bad drugs... Now this...
"On April 18, officers responded to a residence to assist the Arcata Mad River Ambulance with a 31-year-old male subject who had just castrated himself. Medical personnel and officers were unable to locate the subject’s testicles.....(more)
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Melting glaciers might have been the farthest thing from some lakeshore-dwelling Minnesotans’ and Manitobans’ minds these past few days. Twitter user Jill Coubrough, @coubroughCBCA home destroyed by an ice surge in Manitoba, Canada. Fast-growing sheets of ice, marching steadily forward as if out of a horror film, destroyed homes near Da....(more)
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Cleveland police records released back up claims that accused kidnapper Ariel Castro was abusive and prone to violent outbursts, particularly against his former common-law wife, Grimilda Figuero (center).
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An island-sized iceberg is breaking up as it drifts closer to Australia, producing hundreds of smaller slabs spread over a massive area of ocean, experts said Monday.
The 140-square-kilometre (54-square-mile) block of ice, known as B17B, was seen some 1,700 kilometres (1,054 miles) south-southwest of Australia's western coast on December 9, pro....(more)
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