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Texas Judge Sentences Man To Death For Marijuana Possession

June 22, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas -  An Austin Superior Court judge sentenced 34 year old Joseph Goldsmith to death row yesterday, after Goldsmith was picked up on his third offense for marijuana possession. Judge Martin Churchill said during the trial ...

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Chemist Stephanie Kwolek To Be Buried In Kevlar Casket

June 22, 2014

WILMINGTON, Delaware -  Stephanie Kwolek, the famed chemist who invented kevlar, died earlier this week at age 90. Over 50 years ago while working for DuPont Chemicals, Kwolek invented the solution that could be spun into ...

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PETA Goes Directly To Source, Pays Poachers For Videos Of Animal Abuse

June 19, 2014

NORFOLK, Virginia -  PETA, also known as "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals," has landed itself in some hot water today over allegations that the group has had their hand in poaching, dog fighting, and animal smuggling. Ingrid Newkirk, founder ...

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CDC Blames Anti-Vaxxers For Massive Resurgence of Whooping Cough

June 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES, California -  Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has made a hefty resurgence lately, infecting people on epidemic proportions.  Whooping cough, while not generally serious in adults, can be very deadly in infants and ...

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Go Ask Allison: My Mother-in-Law Tried To Sleep With My Father At My Wedding

June 16, 2014

DEAR ALLISON, Sometimes I think my step-mother really holds me back from having any fun. If I ask her if it's okay to go to movies with friends, she won't let me unless I do something ...

Business
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Several Banks Looking To Impose Negative Interest Rates On Customers

June 16, 2014

NEW YORK CITY, New York -  Several national banks have begun looking into the possibility of charging a negative interest rate on all accounts, both check and savings, to all their accountholders. UE Bank, one of the nation's ...

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Slenderman Research Shows Sightings Throughout History

June 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. -   Slenderman, a noted internet sensation, has lately become the subject of severe scrutiny, due to a rash of killings and attacks where the offender has blamed their actions on the supposedly fictional meme. In the past ...

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Is A “Running Man” TV Show In Our Future?

June 15, 2014

The World Cup is underway in one of the most notorious countries in the world for sports based murders, Brazil.  The opening ceremonies were beautiful until they were scarred by riots and tear gas.  People ...

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