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4 civilians killed in artillery fire in Ukraine

Artillery fire killed at least four people in an overnight attack on a residential area in eastern Ukraine, spurring more people to flee the besieged city of Donetsk and its suburbs on Saturday to take their chances elsewhere.


Related Topix: Terrorism

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Dave Legeno of 'Harry Potter' fame found dead in Death Valley: Autopsy revealed

" Harry Potter " actor Dave Legeno was found dead in Death Valley after he had apparently set out for a hike.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Brad Pitt

9 hrs ago |

Mother charged with abuse in death of infant

Child abuse is a growing epidemic around the globe. It's hard to rationalize, but statistics show a child is abused every 10 seconds in the United States and today, 5 children will die from abuse or neglect .


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Dona Ana County, NM

Fri Jul 11, 2014


'Just spit on your camera and see what's gurgling around in there.'

The duo swallow individual frames of 35mm film, excrete them and then wash them.


The Jersey Journal

Two more Paterson men charged in killing of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon

PATERSON - Authorities have charged two more men in connection with the shooting death of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon, the Paterson girl who was gunned down while riding her scooter on a city street, officials said Friday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Paterson, NJ, Passaic County, NJ

Megalithic Portal News

Onagawa Stone Memorial of Life tsunami warning tablets

Site in HonshA Japan The 2nd one on the hill close to Take-no Ura shore. The poem on the recto : On the land of wreckage, the carp streamers fly in the sky above.



Wife of man facing charges in Ga. hot car death lawyers up

The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA


Should you write unit tests or integration tests?

Trying to promote unit tests in a new work place: the "search" action from the UI goes through IOC container which calls a WCF service, where the search itself is done using entity framework auto generated code.


Juan Cole

Stop Saying 'If X fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, & assumes we're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying "if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians is ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Alabama

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Phoenix Dog Attack Leaves Elderly Woman in Critical Condition

An elderly woman was attacked by five dogs at Phoenix's Barrios Unidos Park park early yesterday morning, police say.


Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

This illusion video actually comes with a warning for 'temporary hallucinogenic effects'

"Be aware! This video may cause temporary hallucinogenic effects. But please do not be afraid, these effects usually last a few seconds."


Related Topix: US News


G3 keyboard improved with latest update

LG is updating the stock keyboard for the G3 with a few new features meant to make the keyboard more intelligent.



Travel the Globe With Your Favorite Designers

Imagine your favorite designer picking your next vacation spot. Now imagine that designer packing your bags with a curated collection of local trends and destination must haves.


Related Topix: ShopStyle

Gotham Gal


When I served this dessert the other night someone said this is "crack". Could not be more simple to make and based on the ingredients you really can not go wrong.


New Balance Made in USA M998HL

New Balance has got a new colorway of its much-loved M998 silhouette reaching retailers now.


Man accused of shooting of two innocent bystanders, killing one, captured

Corey Blount, 33, was captured by federal officers and DeKalb County police almost two months after he allegedly shot two innocent bystanders, killing one, in Athens, police said.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Typophile blogs

If your after something more

Thanks for the suggestions kthomps5... I was actually hoping for a cleaned-up version of this, not so rough and hand-drawn.


Chicago Tribune

Woman shot dead on Dan Ryan, year after teen brother was killed

Pierre Curry woke to a call telling him his 25-year-old daughter had been shot to death on the Dan Ryan Expressway, almost exactly a year since he lost his teen-aged son to gun violence just eight blocks away.


The Post-Standard

Tornado that killed 4 in Madison County had winds of 100 to 125 mph

The tornado that killed four people in Madison County had winds of 100 to 125 mph, the National Weather Service has determined.


Related Topix: Weather

Los Angeles Times

Alleged escort arrested in tech exec's fatal heroin overdose on yacht

A high-priced escort gave her client a lethal dose of heroin then watched him die, Santa Cruz police say A 26-year-old woman accused of being a high-priced escort is under arrest after allegedly injecting a former tech executive with heroin on his yacht in Santa Cruz and then watching him fatally overdose as she gathered her things.


Related Topix: Drugs