Carol Poretz

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Oregon community college shooter was shy, isolated, 'not religious'

Chris Harper Mercer, the man authorities say was responsible for the Oregon community college rampage, was a young man who appeared isolated and may have had strong hostilities toward religion, according to law enforcement officials and people who came in contact with him.<p>Authorities have recovered …

Neighbours' 'disgust' at George Clooney's repairs

Neighbours claim the scaffolding is an eyesore and that builders' lorries are ruining the tranquillity of Sonning<p>Aerial photographs have revealed the extent of the controversial building work that George Clooney is undertaking at his Oxfordshire home.<p>His neighbours have strongly criticised the …

The perils of contact lenses

<b>Specialists at Moorfields Eye hospital have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care.</b><p>Last year, doctors at the hospital treated 60 new cases of a particularly nasty infection called acanthamoeba keratitis - around two to three times more …

Pistorius Case Prosecutor Appeals Verdict, Sentence for Killing Reeva

PRETORIA, South Africa — Prosecutors appealed on Tuesday against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year prison term imposed on Olympian Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend, saying it was "shockingly inappropriate."<p>The sprinter maintained throughout his seven-month trial that he shot …