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Video Shows Shooting Outside Empire State Building (WARNING: Graphic)

Peter Finocchiaro | 24 October 2012 | New York
NEW YORK -- Police say six people wounded in a shooting outside the Empire State Building have been treated at a hospital and released. The New York Police Department says three other victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. One of them is being treated for elevated blood pressure. A...

Edinburgh International Television Festival: Alex Salmond, Scottish First Minister, Would Break Up BBC If Scotland Gained Independence

Paul Vale | 25 August 2012 | UK
Scotland's First Minister has said he would replace BBC Scotland if the nation votes for independence, offering the country its own public service broadcaster. Alex Salmond said the current situation had left Scottish viewers and production talent "short-changed". Alex Salmond would replace BBC Scotland with...

Chavril and Six Other Musical Signs of the Apocalypse

Joshua Ostroff | 24 August 2012 | Canada Music
When news of Chavril broke earlier this week, the Internet erupted with a collective shudder. Clearly, the surprise engagement of Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger and fallen pop-"punk" star Avril Lavigne, announced in such rock cred-heavy publications as People and Hello Canada, was...

New Bride In Rawdon, Quebec Plunges To Her Death

Christian Cotroneo | 24 October 2012 | Canada
RAWDON, Que. - A recently married bride wanted to be photographed one more time in her wedding dress.The photo shoot on Friday wound up killing her.A Montreal-area woman, married just under three months ago, dipped her toes into a river northeast of the city near the town of Rawdon.The water...

Manchester Debenhams Attack: Two Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping 14-Year-old Boy In Toilets

Paul Vale | 24 August 2012 | UK
Two men have been arrested after a teenage boy was raped in a department store toilet. The attack happened when the 14-year-old victim visited the Arndale centre in Manchester city centre on Saturday 2 June. Handout CCTV images of two men who were wanted...

The Art Of Building 2012 Photography Competition Finalists Revealed (PHOTOS)

Priscilla Frank | 24 August 2012 | Arts
Finalists for the Art of Building 2012 photography competition have been released, illuminating photographers who share a reverence for architectural space and its relationship to our daily lives. Stark shacks sit isolated in South Africa, a Spanish sugar factory resembles a holy temple, and a German cantilever...

Will Robin Van Persie Emulate Ruud Van Nistelrooy's Manchester United Home Debut V Fulham? (VIDEO)

Samuel Luckhurst | 24 August 2012 | UK Sport
Robin van Persie is set to make his Manchester United home debut against Fulham on Saturday, following in the footsteps of compatriot Ruud van Nistelrooy 11 years previously. Van Nistelrooy, a £19m signing from PSV Eindhoven in the summer of 2001, was prolific in pre-season and had already struck on...

Gordon Brown: It's Unfair For Only English Students To Pay Tuition Fees For Degrees In Scotland

Chris Wimpress | 24 August 2012 | UK Politics
Gordon Brown has suggested it is unfair for students from England paying tuition fees to study in Scotland while Scots and EU nationals get the same education free. "There are hard truths we in Scotland have got to face up to," he said. "I don't believe it's right, personally,...

Mitt Romney Makes Birth Certificate Joke

Luke Johnson | 24 August 2012 | Politics
Mitt Romney made a joke about his birth certificate at a rally in Commerce, Mich. on Friday. Speaking about his Michigan roots, he said, "No one's ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised." The joke was received...

Chocolate Food Pairing: The 13 Best Foods To Eat With Chocolate (INFOGRAPHIC)

Arti Patel | 24 August 2012 | Canada Living
It's official: you can mix chocolate with almost anything. According to an infographic by The Chocolate Lover's Club and TrendHunter.com, it doesn't matter which unusual food item you want drizzle chocolate over -- chocolate experts can ensure your strange combination will taste somewhat delightful. The...

Funny Pictures Of The Week

Andrea Mann | 16 October 2012 | UK Comedy
From Boris and Dave to gorillas and frescos, check out this week's silliest snaps...

World Cycling Authority, UCI, Waits To Act Over Lance Armstrong Doping Charges

David Hobbs | 24 August 2012 | UK Sport
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has issued a cautious response to the US Anti-Doping Agency's intention to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and hand the American a lifetime ban. Armstrong has announced his decision not to contest the charges brought against him by...

Alice Winstone Spent $19,000 To Grow Fake-Baby Family To 50 In Reborn Doll Craze

Ron Dicker | 25 August 2012 | Parents
The Reborn Doll craze just got a little more intense. Alice Winstone has reportedly spent nearly $19,000 to buy fifty of the babies dolls. They fill the rooms of her Cardigan, Mid Wales, home and take up lots of her time as well. Winstone said in a "This...

RBS Nearing Libor Settlement: Report

Reuters | 24 October 2012 | Business
* Settlement seen in early fourth quarter - sources * RBS likely to be next bank to settle - sources * RBS fine could be higher than Barclays - lawmaker By Matt Scuffham and Sarah White LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to agree a...

MyChoicePad: Transforming The iPad Into An Education Revolution For Children With Disabilities

Michael Rundle | 24 October 2012 | UK Tech
The Wayra Academy in London is one of Europe's newest and most-exciting start-up labs. The space houses 16 new businesses chosen from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants, and is just the latest local outpost of the Wayra brand, which also has incubators in South America and Spain. Recently...

Julian Assange: Secret Police Documents Reveal WikiLeaks Founder To Be Arrested In Any Attempt To Leave (PICTURES)

Jessica Elgot | 24 August 2012 | UK
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to be arrested "under any circumstances" if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy, according to restricted police documents snapped by a photographer outside the embassy. Lewis Whyld of the Press Association took the pictures of the documents on a clipboard carried by a police standing outside...

How Rape Is Defined Around The World: Todd Akin's Comment, Julian Assange's Case Raise Questions Over Definition

Dominique Mosbergen | 24 August 2012 | World
"Rape is rape." That's what President Barack Obama said in response to the "legitimate rape" comment that landed Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) in hot water this week. On Sunday, Akin, who is running for Senate in Missouri, tried to justify his extreme anti-abortion stance by arguing...

Edinburgh Fringe: Aisling Bea Wins So You Think You're Funny? Award

Andrea Mann | 24 August 2012 | UK Comedy
The Foster's So You Think You're Funny? Award is the UK's most coveted award for new stand-up comedians, with previous winners including Dylan Moran, Peter Kay and Lee Mack. And on Thursday night at the Edinburgh Fringe, Aisling Bea became the second woman to win it...

'X Factor': Meet The Episode 2 Contestants, Plus Rita Ora Becomes Guest Judge (PICTURES)

Sarah Dean | 25 August 2012 | UK Entertainment
A singing chimney cleaner sweeps the judges off their feet in tonight's edition of The X Factor. Contestant Kye wows the judges on this week's X Factor show Viewers will see 30-year-old Kye Sones, from Middlesex, wow the panel when he takes to the...

Damian Rzeszowski Guilty Of Manslaughter Of Six People, Including Wife And Children

David Hobbs | 24 August 2012 | UK
A man who carried out a frenzied knife attack on six people, including his wife and two young children, has been found guilty of manslaughter. Damian Rzeszowski armed himself with kitchen knives and stabbed his father-in-law Marek Gartska, 56, wife Izabela Rzeszowska, 30, daughter Kinga, five, and two-year-old son Kacper,...
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