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Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide methods days before crash
Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide methods days before crash
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 9525, researched cockpit doors and suicide methods in the days leading up to the crash.
04/02/2015
Too much iced tea = kidney failure
Too much iced tea = kidney failure
Doctors ruled out several potential causes before stumbling on a reason for the 56-year-old man's kidney problems. He said he drank about 16 cups of iced tea every day.
04/02/2015
Indiana Pizzeria: No pies for gay weddings
Indiana Pizzeria: No pies for gay weddings
A Walkerton, Indiana, pizza shop is the state’s first business to declare it will not service gay weddings after the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was signed into law last week.
04/01/2015
Young man KO's 60yo
Young man KO's 60yo
SEPTA police are on the lookout for a young man who knocked out a 60-year-old Market-Frankford El Line passenger on the 15th Street Station platform Monday afternoon.
04/01/2015
NYPD goes postal on Uber driver
NYPD goes postal on Uber driver
The angry cop caught on camera belittling an Uber driver during a bias-fueled tirade in the West Village is an NYPD detective assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
04/01/2015
Democrat accuses 18mo old baby of racism
Democrat accuses 18mo old baby of racism
Vanessa Summers, an Indiana lawmaker, drew gasps during a debate on the state’s religious freedom bill when she accused a colleague’s 18-month old son of being racist.
03/30/2015
Cancer suvivor ridiculed by Walmart employees
Cancer suvivor ridiculed by Walmart employees
A woman who just finished her last round of chemotherapy says she was laughed at in Walmart by store employees because of her appearance.
03/30/2015
NSA shooting: One dead and at least two injured
NSA shooting: One dead and at least two injured
An unnamed official told the Associated Press that gunfire broke out after a car tried to ram the gate to the sprawling military campus near Washington DC.
03/30/2015
Monstanto Lobbyist: OK to drink Round Up
Monstanto Lobbyist: OK to drink Round Up
Dr. Moore insisted that Roundup is safe to drink, at which point the interviewer did the only logical thing one could do in that situation. He offered the doctor a glass of the weed killer.
03/27/2015
Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed
Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed
Willie Nelson takes a hit of the cigarette-sized vaporizer in his gnarled hand, exhaling a small cloud, before placing it on the foldout table in front of us.
03/27/2015
CA loosens a blanket ban on sex offenders
CA loosens a blanket ban on sex offenders
A key provision of a Californian law that prohibits all registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 ft. of a school or park is to be revised.
03/27/2015
DEA agents had ‘sex parties’ with prostitutes
DEA agents had ‘sex parties’ with prostitutes
Drug Enforcement Administration agents allegedly had “sex parties” with prostitutes hired by local drug cartels overseas over a period of several years.
03/26/2015
Businesses now allowed to reject gay customers
Businesses now allowed to reject gay customers
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law on Thursday a measure that allows businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of "religious freedom."
03/26/2015
Florida teen shoots 6-year-old brother and kills himself
Florida teen shoots 6-year-old brother and kills himself
In Florida a boy of six has been shot dead by his 13-year-old brother who then killed himself after an argument over food. The teenager also shot his older brother.
03/26/2015
Extinction-level asteroid will 'just miss' Swansea Bay
Extinction-level asteroid will 'just miss' Swansea Bay
A stark reminder of Earth's vulnerability will arrive on Friday in the shape of asteroid 2014-YB35. Travelling at 23,000mph, it will pass within 2.8 million miles of the planet.
03/25/2015
Drive from Europe to the U.S.?
Drive from Europe to the U.S.?
Dubbed the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development (TEPR), the project calls for a major roadway to be constructed alongside the existing Trans-Siberian Railway.
03/25/2015
Mother arrested after2 kids found in freezer
Mother arrested after2 kids found in freezer
Police in Detroit arrested a mother of four Tuesday after the bodies of two of her children were found in a deep freezer in the family's home.
03/25/2015
Rock School star Lil' Chris found dead
Rock School star Lil' Chris found dead
The 24-year-old, whose real name was Chris Hardman, starred in the Channel 4 programme set at Kirkley High School in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
03/24/2015
Airbus A320 Crash - French Alps
Airbus A320 Crash - French Alps
French police have visited the site where a passenger plane carrying 150 people crashed today in the French Alps. Police have said it is likely to take days to recover the bodies.
03/24/2015
Film the police, go to jail
Film the police, go to jail
A bill is being passed in Texas that would require civilians to stand back between 25 and 100 feet before recording and documenting police activity.
03/24/2015
Car set to drive itself from San Francisco to NY
Car set to drive itself from San Francisco to NY
A road trip from California to New York that starts on Sunday is about to make headlines. It has been billed as the longest journey ever for a self-driving car.
03/23/2015
Documents reveal Canada's secret hacking tactics
Documents reveal Canada's secret hacking tactics
Canada’s electronic surveillance agency has secretly developed an arsenal of cyber weapons capable of stealing data and destroying adversaries’ infrastructure.
03/23/2015
Scott Peterson's 'cushy' life on Death row
Scott Peterson's 'cushy' life on Death row
Last night in a special one-hour report, Geraldo Rivera took an in-depth look at the riveting case and Peterson's surprisingly privileged life on death row in San Quentin prison.
03/23/2015
NYPD officer scams road accident victims
NYPD officer scams road accident victims
When most people are short of cash, they either sell some junk on eBay or get a second job. NYPD Inspector Yehuda Katz decided to try something a little more audacious ...
03/20/2015
Two 15yo's charged with murdering dog walker
Two 15yo's charged with murdering dog walker
The 3 Overbrook boys, armed with a gun and fresh from a game of basketball, searched for their target. The boys - ages 14, 15, and 15 - first eyed a man and his dog.
03/20/2015