Tina Moyer

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Umm, the University of Texas Admits It’s Missing Something Quite Odd From Its Collection

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains – about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.<p>One of the missing brains is believed to have belonged to clock tower sniper Charles Whitman.<p>“We think …

Look Closely at This Security Footage. See How a Figure Cloaked in Islamic Garb Reacts After Allegedly Murdering an American Teacher.

An alleged assailant dressed in Islamic garb reportedly waited for over an hour inside of a bathroom at the Bourik Mall in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, before stabbing an American woman to death.<p>The unidentified victim, whose initials are A.B.R. and who is said to be a teacher, was left to die …

Absolutely Brutal Bus Attack Caught on Video — and the Weapons Used Are Downright Strange

Four teenage boys were arrested in connection with a brutal attack on an Ohio bus driver who was hit repeatedly with rock-filled socks, WKYC-TV reported.<p>Image source: WKYC-TV<p>Surveillance video shows a person boarding the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority bus around 1 a.m. Sunday and …

Report: Iranian Gov’t May Be Behind Global Cyberattack Campaign

A new report from a U.S. security firm says the Iranian government may be behind a global cyberattack that targeted countries including the United States, China, England, France, Canada, Germany, India and Israel.<p>Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a meeting in Tehran, March 16, 2014. …

Was a Major Fashion Icon Also a Nazi Spy?

A new French television documentary has said that fashion world icon Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel collaborated with the Nazis during World War II and even worked as a spy.<p>Researchers for the documentary, “L’Ombre d’un Doute,” or “The Shadow of a Doubt,” said they found World War II-era documents in …

Texas Game Warden Frees Two Big Bucks Who Found Themselves in a Very Odd Situation

It’s not unheard of for two bucks to be seen with their antlers locked together after a battle. Tales have even been told of hunters rescuing a live deer locked with a dead one. But what is a little more odd is when two deer get locked not by their antlers, but by something else. In the case of the …

Snowboarder Slips on Chair Lift and Is Left ‘Hanging On For Life!’ Pay Attention to the What the People Below Him Do

Visibility’s low, conditions are icy and you’re sitting maybe 50 feet up in the air.<p>Then you slip and make a crushing realization: Your chair lift’s safety bar wasn’t down.<p>That’s what one video, posted to YouTube on Nov. 23, purportedly shows happening to a teenager who slides from his seat and is …

Russian AK-47 Makers Attempt ‘Peaceful’ Image Rebrand

A Russian company that makes one of the most widely recognized rifles on the planet has decided to rebrand the infamous AK-47 as a “weapon of peace.”<p>At a slick Moscow event, weapons manufacturer Kalishnikov said it hopes to make the new company, “Kalishnikov Concern,” as internationally …

Reporter Asks Michael Sam If He Believes NFL Teams Cut Him Because He’s Gay — and He Answers

Michael Sam made brief stints on two NFL practice squads after he came out as gay prior to the 2014 NFL draft. However, both teams ultimately decided Sam wasn’t skilled enough to make the cut.<p>Months later, Sam is apparently suggesting that his sexual orientation may have had something to do with …

Massive New ‘Wilderness’ Designation Slipped Into Defense Authorization Bill

A proposal to designate more than 250,000 acres in the western U.S. as “wilderness” — thereby placing severe restrictions on land use and having the potential to ultimately drive ranchers out of business — was quietly inserted into the National Defense Authorization Act by House and Senate …

Police Seize Man’s Property, Freeze Bank Accounts — but It’s the Thing They Still Haven’t Done That’s Staggering

Wladyslaw “Wally” Kowalski was left stunned in September of this year after witnessing police officers raid his home and seize his personal property, including a power generator and expensive tools. His bank accounts were later reportedly frozen, leaving Kowalski incapable of paying bills and …

Watch How Network Reporter Acts as 10-Year-Old Handles Her Favorite Guns — Then Wait for the Girl’s Response

The ABC News profile of ten-year-old Shyanne Roberts, a young firearms enthusiast, seemingly raised the blood pressure of the reporter covering the story.<p>In the video, which started out as a report on the recent growth of women gun owners and shooters, Shyanne is shown handling several different …

Read the Fiery Comments CBS Reporter Tweeted — Then Deleted — Following Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

A CBS reporter sent out a flurry of fiery tweets following the decision by a New York grand jury not to indict a white police officer for the chokehold death of a black man stopped on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes.<p>“Cop cleared in #Eric Garner case. You’ve got to be f**king kidding me,” …

Justice Dept. to Investigate NYC Chokehold Death

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Oliver Darcy.</i><p>—<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will conduct a federal investigation into the chokehold death of an unarmed black man after a grand jury in New York City declined to indict the white police officer who applied the move, Attorney …

Heavy Rains Due to Hit California Again, Threatening Floods and Mudslides

Drought-stricken California was due for a fresh deluge of rain on Wednesday, with forecasters warning of possible floods and landslides from a significant dump of precipitation. A band of rain on Sunday triggered three mudslides near Malibu and forced nine miles of the Pacific Coast Highway to …

NASA Prepares First Launch of Orion Capsule

'First Man on the Moon' Revisits Neil Armstrong's Saga

First moonwalker Neil Armstrong was famously reluctant to talk about himself — but "First Man on the Moon," airing Wednesday night on PBS, tells the late astronaut's story in the words of his family and friends. And in Armstrong's own words as well, thanks to recordings made before his death in …

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Evacuations Begin as Hagupit, Now a Super Typhoon, Heads for Philippines

Evacuations were under way Thursday in a major Philippines city devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan last year as a new storm that threatens to be the strongest of the year was headed its way.<p>"This is going to be a very, very powerful typhoon," Jon Erdman, a meteorologist for The Weather Channel, …

Old Master: 540,000-Year-Old Shell Has Oldest Ever 'Art'

The ancient relatives of modern-day humans not only ate freshwater shellfish, but engraved their shells and used them as tools, a new study finds. Researchers in Java, Indonesia, discovered engravings on a shell that dates to between 540,000 and 430,000 years ago. The ancient artwork could be the …

Prosecutors want Serb 'war criminal' detained

Prosecutors at a United Nations war crimes court have urged judges to order the return of a hardline Serb nationalist defendant freed last month on grounds of ill-health, only to throw himself back into Serbian politics.<p>Vojislav Seselj, 60, who suffers from cancer, was released on "humanitarian" …

Russian ruble in worst daily drop in 16 years

The ruble, Russia's currency, has suffered its biggest one-day fall since 1998 as sinking oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis aggravate worries about the country’s economy.<p>The Russian currency fell by nearly nine percent at one point to 53.9 rubles against the dollar and 67 …

Lebanon detains wife and son of Al-Baghdadi

The Lebanese army has detained a wife and a son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, as they crossed from Syria in recent days, security officials have said.<p>The military said that the wife was a Syian citizen and the detained son was nine …

Kenya interior minister fired after massacre

Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan president, has dismissed his interior minister and accepted early retirement for the head of the police, just hours after Somalia's armed group al-Shabab said its fighters had killed at least 36 people at a stone quarry in the northeastern city of Mandera.<p>In a televised …

Iraq government reaches oil deal with Kurds

Iraq's government has reached a temporary agreement with authorities in the Kurdish region to end a dispute over oil exports and budget payments to the semi-autonomous region.<p>Under the deal, the Kurds will be allowed to sell 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to Turkey from Kirkuk via a pipeline running …

NATO announces new support for Ukraine

NATO foreign ministers have announced new support for Ukraine's military in a meeting that has also approved a new interim quick-reaction military force of the alliance to protect members from Russia or other threats.<p>Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO chief, said on Tuesday that they agreed to activate …

Lebanese troops killed near Syrian border

A group of fighters have killed six Lebanese soldiers and wounded one after an ambush on a Lebanese army patrol near the border with Syria, a Lebanese security official said.<p>The attack occurred on Tuesday in a remote region of Ras Baalbek in eastern Lebanon and was followed by fierce clashes …

Russia's economic crisis | Europe

Russia's currency, the ruble, has suffered its biggest one-day drop since 1998 - a sign of just how deeply in trouble the Russian economy is.<p>A sharp fall in oil prices together with a standoff with European nations over Ukraine has created what some are calling a "perfect storm".<p>The global slump in …

Raids target Libya warehouse and factory

Air strikes have targeted a warehouse and a factory in a western Libyan city, killing eight people and wounding 24 as the country's warring sides gave different accounts of the attack.<p>The attacks occurred on Tuesday in Zwara, 110km west of the capital, Tripoli.<p>Hafez Moammar, a security spokesman in …

Egypt sentences 185 to death over attack

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced at least 185 people to death pending an appeal process and approval from the country's top religious official.<p>They are accused of involvement in a "massacre" of 11 policemen last August in the town of Kerdasa, in the west of Cairo, in one of the country's …