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Relaxing Cancun

I recently returned from a unique travel experience. No, it wasn’t an epic trek, or spotting of Sasquatch, but a great time where I spent most of my time relaxing. 442 more words


Four killed, dozens injured in stampede at Honduran soccer match

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – At least four people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when hundreds of fans tried to break past barricades to get into a national soccer final match in the Honduran capital on Sunday, according to emergency services officials. 65 more words

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"Thousand-yard Stare" by Tom Lea 1945.

The phrase was popularized after Life magazine published the painting Marines Call It That 2,000 Yard Stare by World War II artist and correspondent Tom Lea, although the painting was not referred to with that title in the 1945 magazine article. 102 more words

Aurora over Brooks Range, Alaska.

Image Credit: Photograph by © Fred Wasmer. All rights reserved.
A bright aurora appears over a homestead in the Brooks Range of northern Alaska on the morning of 23 March, 2015. 18 more words

Update: Man arrested after sheriff's deputy & 7 others shot in Mississippi

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff’s deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County before the suspect was taken into custody by police, authorities said on Sunday. 343 more words

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Update: U.S. Navy skydiver killed in parachuting accident in New York Harbor

By Maurice Tamman

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Reuters) – A member of the U.S. Navy’s elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute failed to open while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor’s annual Fleet Week festival. 384 more words

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Majorities in Europe, North America worried about Islamic extremis

Source: Pew Research Center


Even before this week’s terrorist bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, people across Europe and in the U.S. 261 more words

The Muslim Times