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Saturday, August 9, 2014

She finds snake in case of water

She finds snake in case of water


She finds snake in case of water

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 12:02 AM PDT

Shopper finds a snake coiled inside a plastic wrapped case of water bottles.

9th grade book on bondage, sexting

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 09:08 AM PDT

A new high school sex-ed book is causing controversy for covering subjects such as bondage, sexting, and masturbation.

Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' digs

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:17 PM PDT

The great American graphic designer Milton Glaser once declared, "There are three responses to a piece of design—yes, no, and wow! Wow is the one to aim for." Tommy and Dee Hilfiger apparently endorse that notion. The fashion mogul and his wife have planted their flag on a glorious stretch of beachfront just north of Miami with a home defined by spectacular moments, whimsical flourishes, and astonishing coups de théâtre. In this case wow! might be an understatement.

Calls on Iraqis to secure country

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 09:19 AM PDT

Wherever U.S. personnel are threatened, "it is my obligation ... to make sure they're protected," the President said.

Why Obama decided to attack

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 08:14 AM PDT

This escalation marks a turning point in a foreign policy that had avoided direct military action in Iraq and Syria.

'World's most ruthless terrorists'

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:17 AM PDT

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is using brutal tactics to gain control of large areas of Iraq and Syria.

Obama, the very reluctant warrior

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:41 AM PDT

When President Obama spoke to the nation about military action in Iraq, it was hard to directly catch his eye.

ISIS, Hamas, Boko Haram: They mean it

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 10:31 AM PDT

Newt Gingrich says ISIS, Hamas and Boko Haram want to impose Islam by force on the world

Korea is the coolest place on Earth

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:42 AM PDT

For many years, I had a pretty good working definition of cool: It was the thing that I was not.

James Brady's death ruled a homicide

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:57 PM PDT

Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday.

Prehistoric treasure trove found

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 10:36 AM PDT

Scientists descended into a deep cave, hoping to find Ice Age mammals' remains. What they found stunned them: the remains of hundreds of big prehistoric mammals.

Hot car death mom lists self as victim

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:56 PM PDT

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left in a car for hours in the sweltering heat says she is a grieving mother caught up in "the storm around my family."

Pet-killing, 12-foot python caught

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Police say they have captured a 12-foot Burmese python in Florida that is responsible for strangling several cats.

Taser my 8-year-old? Mom sues

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 10:36 AM PDT

Police warned the 8-year-old they were going to tase her.

NCAA athletes could profit from ruling

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:12 AM PDT

A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of a former UCLA college basketball star who sued to end the NCAA's control over the rights to college athletes' names, images and likenesses.

Gaza mosque hit in airstrike

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:26 AM PDT

Warning sirens sounded and Israeli drones and jets zipped by overhead early Saturday, a reminder that three days of truce have run out, after negotiations between both sides, with Egyptian diplomats in the middle, failed.

U.S. Ebola doctor held hands of dying

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:01 AM PDT

Both Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly remain focused on their faith and helping others -- even as the Americans battle Ebola.

Manson associate denied parole

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:35 PM PDT

California Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board decision and denied the release of Bruce Davis -- a former associate of Charles Manson and a convicted murderer himself.

Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:07 PM PDT

A Russian court authorized Friday the arrest of five Ukrainian servicemen on what the state-run RIA Novosti news agency described as suspicion of war crimes.

Pranksters cover cop's car with ...

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 06:55 PM PDT

Police officers in Kansas City pranked a fellow officer on his 50th birthday by covering his car with sticky notes.

Couple has wedding WHERE?

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 08:25 AM PDT

A Minnesota couple 'took the plunge' at the Sea Life Aquarium in front of 70 guests and sharks.

Spaceship for new frontiers

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:58 PM PDT

More than half a century after Sputnik, space travel remains shockingly wasteful. Every rocket we launch at the cost of hundreds of millions of dollars can only be used once and completes its mission by falling to Earth in pieces. This disposable design has scarcely advanced since the 1960s.

'Apparently' kid steals live news

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 08:18 AM PDT

Noah Ritter, known as the "apparently" kid, stole the show during a live interview and has now become a national star.

The promise World War I couldn't keep

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:36 PM PDT

The guns of August 1914 unleashed a debate that is still with us: Can the laws of war actually impose limits on how war is carried out?

Bear sees drowning bird, and then ...

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:06 AM PDT

A visitor at the Budapest Zoo records a gentle bear rescuing a crow from drowning.

Where's my orgasm?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:34 PM PDT

According to studies, 43% of women have experienced some form of sexual dysfunction. Here's what you need to know.

Why monkey seflie belongs to us all

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:56 AM PDT

Selfies are everywhere. Even Indonesian macaques are getting into the game. In 2011, two of these Old World monkeys borrowed photographer David J. Slater's camera and reportedly snapped some pictures of themselves. One of the selfies by a female macaque has since gone viral, making its way to Wikipedia's free-to-use website.

'Saved by the Bell' co-star drama

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Sorry, Screech, but Zack thinks you are wrong.

Does THIS make you feel skinny?

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:15 AM PDT

Designers are adding inches to clothes but not changing the numbers on tags. Rachel Crane asks, does it really matter?

How to make $8M on Kickstarter

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 01:33 AM PDT

Just $50,000. That was the humble fundraising goal Ryan Grepper set on July 8, lowering his expectations for the second Kickstarter campaign for his Coolest Cooler creation, a high-tech cooler jam-packed with all sorts of fun gizmos -- from a built-in ice crushing blender to Bluetooth speakers and a USB charger.

450 mph: Just add salt flats

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 05:26 AM PDT

Danny Thompson wants to top 450 mph, and win a place in the record books. What drives a man like Danny to go so fast?

Iraq

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 07:50 AM PDT

U.S. fighter jets and drones repeatedly bombed Sunni Islamic extremists in northern Iraq, targeting what officials described as ISIS artillery units and convoys advancing on the Kurdish regional capital of Irbil.

James Brady

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:11 PM PDT

Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday.

Gaza-Israel crisis

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 04:45 AM PDT

Medical workers fought through the rubble of the Qassam Mosque in Gaza on Saturday to retrieve three bodies, some of the latest victims of war between Israel and Gaza, which continues after negotiations to extend a cease-fire failed this week.

NCAA ruling

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:04 PM PDT

A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of a former UCLA college basketball star who sued to end the NCAA's control over the rights to college athletes' names, images and likenesses.

Russia arrests

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:19 PM PDT

A Russian court authorized Friday the arrest of five Ukrainian servicemen on what the state-run RIA Novosti news agency described as suspicion of war crimes.

Hot car death

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:33 AM PDT

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left in a car for hours in the sweltering heat says she is a grieving mother caught up in "the storm around my family."

NCAA lawsuit

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:35 AM PDT

A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of a former UCLA college basketball star who sued to end the NCAA's control over the rights to college athletes' names, images and likenesses.

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