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Homemade submarine maker: I buried missing reporter at sea


HELSINKI — Danish police say the owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location. This photo shows allegedly Swedish journalist Kim Wall standing in the tower of the private …

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Millions ready to see sun go dark in coast-to-coast eclipse


Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years. Veteran eclipse watchers warned the uninitiated …

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Internet shaming: When mob justice goes virtual


The words FOR SHAME have long been spoken to people accused of offensive behavior. Now, thanks to the Internet, those words (and worse) can be sent, sometimes unjustifiably, to millions around the world. Our Cover Story is reported by David Pogue of Yahoo Finance:  Last Friday night, Kyle Quinn, an …

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These are the 5 best and worst U.S. states to grow old


Getty Images/iStockphoto Retirement is often portrayed in advertising as active senior citizens enjoying the beach or a day at the golf course. But how realistic is that? Perhaps not very, since many Americans may enter retirement relatively active and healthy yet are likely to need long-term care or assistance as …

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Prosecutors won't seek death for Fla. face-biting suspect


TEQUESTA, Fla. — The man accused of randomly killing a Florida couple in their garage and biting and chewing the dead man’s face will not be put to death if convicted, prosecutors said, reports 20-year-old Austin Harrouff, then a Florida State University student, was arrested just over a year …

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Lawsuit: Cops subjected woman to 11-minute body cavity search


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – On the evening of June 20, 2015, 20-year-old Charneshia Corley was pulled over by Harris County deputies for allegedly running a stop sign. According to a lawsuit Corley filed against the county, deputies claimed to smell marijuana coming from her car, but found none in a …

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Aw, shucks! A renaissance period for oysters


“Aw, shucks!” is one possible response to the offer of a serving of oysters. Long-time oyster fans love ’em, of course. Oyster novices aren’t quite so sure. With Faith Salie we’re off on an oyster adventure:  Ask Chef Sandy Ingber what’s on the menu at the Grand Central Oyster Bar …

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Lamborghini revs up its fastest supercar


Carmel Valley, Calif. — Like all great supercars, the Lamborghini Aventador S looks like it’s speeding even standing still.  The Aventador S, a souped-up version of the Italian automaker’s flagship car, can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. The S model also comes outfitted with …

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Man returns to childhood home against the odds


Saroo Brierley is a 36-year-old man with a powerful story of loss and love.  As a 5-year-old child in India, he became impossibly lost in Calcutta, a sprawling, chaotic city of 14 million people.  He said he had no money, no one to help him, no clue how to get …

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4 dead after police shootout in Cambrils


Last Updated Aug 17, 2017 9:54 PM EDT CAMBRILS, Spain — Police in Spain say they have shot and killed four people south of Barcelona while carrying out an operation in response to a terrorist attack on Thursday. The regional police for the Catalonia region said on Twitter early Friday that …

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