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Thinking of Starting a Business? Click On Specialized Online Retail | Inc.com

E-commerce is nothing new. What <i>is</i> new? As the number of people who have access to broadband Internet connections skyrocketed, online shoppers have expanded their appetites, especially when it comes to landing deals on an ever-widening spectrum of niche items that range from custom-cut button-down …

Hamas training with laser rifles to thwart rising ammunition costs

Facing a cash shortage and ammunition prices that have tripled, Hamas is training its security forces indoors using what amounts to high-tech laser tag gear. The system, reports the Associated Press, uses augmented AK-47s that shoot green lasers while mimicking the sound and recoil of a real gun …

At Least Nine Killed, 32 Injured After Tour Bus Collides With FedEx Truck In Northern California

The crash happened after the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle, crossed over a divider on Interstate 5, hit a passenger vehicle and then the tour bus, CHP spokeswoman Fran Clader said.<p>Clader said the bus was carrying high school students and other passengers to Humboldt State …

A pair of mangoes sells for record £1,760 in Japan

Japan’s appetite for perfectly formed fruit is reflected in record sale of two mangos for £1,760 in a seasonal fruit auction<p>A pair of mangoes grown in southern Japan have sold for a record Y300,000 (£1,760) at the fruit’s first auction of the season.<p>The highly-prized mangoes were among a batch of …

Teen Charged in Stabbings Could Face Effective Life Sentence: Expert

The teenager accused in the mass stabbing at a high school outside Pittsburgh could face what amounts to a life sentence if he is convicted, an expert on Pennsylvania criminal law said Thursday.<p>Because the suspect, Alex Hribal, 16, has been charged as an adult, his guilt or innocence would be …

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Accidentally Killed Someone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department killed a man earlier this week, mistaking him for an …

Chinese farmer wears almost half a million bees

Beekeeper covers himself in bees to promote his honey<p>She Ping, a Chinese beekeeper, donned a full-body suit made up of 456,000 bees in order to endorse his honey.<p>The 34-year-old apian enthusiast from Chongqing was unidentifiable behind the swarm of insects as he posed for the crowd and …

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No bail yet for man in deadly Fla. day care crash

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man who authorities say drove an SUV that crashed into another vehicle, sending it spinning into a daycare center where a girl …

Pope Francis Apologises For Sex Abuse Of Children By Catholic Church Clergy

The head of the Catholic Church has issued an apology for clerical sex abuses against children.<p>Speaking to members of the International Catholic …

Ebola Drug Could Be Ready For Human Testing Next Year

Scientists hunting treatments for Ebola and related diseases are trying several approaches. So far, the following have only been tested against the virus in animals:<p><b>Small Molecules:</b> These are drugs that can be put into a pill. BCX4430 is from a class of drugs called nucleoside analogues. These …

12 shootings on roads around Kansas City 'positively linked', police say

At least 12 highway and roadway shootings that have wounded three people in the past month near Kansas City, Mo., are “positively” connected, a spree of violence that has stirred anxiety in the region and scared some motorists into taking new routes, police said.<p>Bullets have hit two travelers in …

SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to put its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows.<p>By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of a citation issued in 2012 by the Occupational …

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'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Scientists And Scholars Say

An ancient, business-card-sized papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife is real, Harvard University announced Thursday. The fragment caused international uproar when it was revealed by a Harvard historian in September 2012, with prominent academics and the Vatican …

Oscar Pistorius and the echoes of OJ Simpson

The last 'trial of the century’ was a media circus in LA in 1995. But the Pretoria courtroom one has a big difference - there's no celebrity-struck jury to sway<p>Both men were star athletes; both were accused of killing a beautiful blonde in a fit of rage. And both became defendants in what the media …

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Murder Charges Dropped Against Pakistani Toddler

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'In a Better Place': Seven Bus Crash Victims Identified

A newly engaged couple, a passionate college recruiter and a 17-year-old whose twin sister was on the same trip were among the 10 people who lost their lives when a FedEx truck slammed into a bus full of students from the Los Angeles area.<p>Five of the victims in the crash Thursday on Interstate 5 …

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah Home; Woman Arrested

A woman has been arrested on six counts of murder after authorities found the bodies of seven infants packed into separate cardboard boxes at a home …