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KFC accused of kicking out girl scarred in pit bull attack - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The outrage came hard and fast after a 3-year-old girl badly scarred and wearing an eye patch because of a pit bull attack was apparently asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her appearance upset other customers.<p>After social media users opened fire on the restaurant, calling for a …

California declares whooping cough epidemic

California is being hit hard with a whooping cough epidemic, according to the state's public health department, with 800 cases reported in the past two weeks alone.<p>The agency says that there were 3,458 whooping cough cases reported between January 1 and June 10, well ahead of the number of cases …

Most expensive rescue in German history as man begins second week trapped 3000 feet underground in cave

Johann Westhauser has lain in the icy dark beneath the Bavarian Alps while doctors struggle to reach him and treat him for brain injury after accident<p>For seven days, more than 200 people have battled round the clock to save a seriously injured caver trapped 3,200 feet below the ground, in what is …

3 dead, 1 wounded in car-to-car gunfire exchange in South Los Angeles

<i>This post has been corrected. See below.</i><p>Three people were killed and another wounded in a car-to-car shooting Friday night in South Los Angeles that may be gang-related, police said.<p>The shooting happened at around 10 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street, said Sgt. M. Mason of the Los …

Mom: 3-year-old forced to urinate in seat on plane

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman says she was nearly kicked off a flight after her 3-year-old was forced to urinate in her seat.<p>Jennifer Deveraux …

Victoria Wilcher, 3-Year-Old Mauled By Pit Bulls, Allegedly Told To Leave Restaurant (UPDATE)

A 3-year-old girl recovering from a severe pit bull attack was allegedly asked to leave a Jackson, Mississippi KFC because her face was scaring customers.<p>Victoria Wilcher's family was outraged by the alleged incident and took to Facebook to share their mistreatment.<p>"Does this face look scary to …

Netanyahu: Israeli forces can use 'all measures' to free teens

Israel's prime minister on Saturday gave security forces the OK to use "all measures" at their disposal to find and free three teenagers believed kidnapped in an area of Jewish settlements in the West Bank.<p>The teens have been missing since late Thursday or Friday, having last been seen around Gush …

Rape victims rally against Egypt's inaction on sexual violence

Rape victims and rights activists have rallied in Cairo against the escalating number of sexual attacks against women in Egypt.<p>The protest follows last week’s sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman in Tahrir Square during the inauguration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.<p>Seven men have been …

Russia cuts off gas supply to Ukraine after talks collapse

Russia turned off the gas to Ukraine on Monday, the latest hostile act in the crisis between the two countries.<p>Both sides blamed the other for the collapse of last-ditch talks in Kiev on Sunday evening that lasted into the early hours of Monday.<p>Alexei Miller, chief executive of Russia's state gas …

China shuts factory after hundreds of children poisoned

Authorities close chemical factory near birthplace of Chairman Mao after more than 300 children are found to have suffered lead poisoning and local Communist Party chief attempts to blame their condition on pencils<p>A chemical plant believed to have poisoned hundreds of Chinese children has been …

Hoarder dies after floor of her house collapses under weight

Woman in Connecticut killed after the cluttered first floor of her home collapsed into the basement<p>A 66-year-old woman described by police as an apparent hoarder was found dead under a pile of debris after the first floor of her Connecticut home collapsed into the basement under the weight of all …

Israel blames Hamas for kidnapping 3 Israeli teens

Israeli forces on Monday touched off street confrontations in which one Palestinian died as they searched for three teens who disappeared late last week and are believed to have been kidnapped.<p>Palestinians threw rocks at soldiers conducting house-to-house searches in al-Jilazoun refugee camp, …

Iraq conflict: US considers talks with Iran

<b>Washington is considering direct talks with Iran on the security situation in Iraq, a US official has told the BBC.</b><p>The move comes as US President Barack Obama weighs up options on action to take in Iraq.<p>Meanwhile, the US condemned as "horrifying" photos posted online by Sunni militants that appear …

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4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Mockups Leaks in Gold Color

There are countless number of dummy iPhone 6 units circulating all over the internet. Most of them are created based on the leaked information …