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May, 2016

  • 18 May

    Man Swinging a Knife Shot Dead by Police in Manhattan, New York

    Man Swinging a Knife Shot Dead by Police in Manhattan, New York

    A 46-year-old man swinging a knife was shot dead by police who responded to a dispute about a supermarket beer purchase — a wild confrontation in which a woman bystander was struck by a police bullet, authorities said. The unhinged man entered a Hell’s Kitchen Food Emporium to buy beer, …

  • 18 May

    US Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank Arrives in Los Angeles for Eventual Museum Display

    US Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank Arrives in Los Angeles for Eventual Museum Display

    A barge hauling a 66,000-pound external fuel tank designed for one-time use in launching a space shuttle arrived Wednesday morning in Marina del Rey, where the tank will be brought on land and prepared for a slow trek to its new home at the California Science Center. Known as ET-94, the fuel tank arrived around 6 a.m. …

  • 17 May

    Bobby Shmurda’s GS9 Associate Sentenced To 98 Years In Prison For Murder

    Bobby Shmurda’s GS9 Associate Sentenced To 98 Years In Prison For Murder

    A man with connections to Bobby Shmurda’s GS9 camp was sentenced today to 98 years in prison, according to the New York Daily News. Rashid Derissant, 24, was sentenced on gang-related charges, including conspiracy, murder, attempted murder and assault. Derissant is accused of shooting four people in a Brooklyn bodega …

  • 17 May

    Paramedic Goes on Trial For Stealing James Gandolfini’s Rolex As He Lay Dying

    Paramedic Goes on Trial For Allegedly Stealing James Gandolfini's Rolex As He Lay Dying

    A paramedic in Rome, Italy, will go on trial for allegedly stealing a Rolex from James Gandolfini following the actor’s fatal heart attack in June 2013. Claudio Bevilacqua, 43, originally had a trial date Monday, but he did not show up, according to NBC News. The judge postponed the trial until …

  • 17 May

    San Mateo, Calif. PetSmart Groomer Arrested for Animal Cruelty After Dog Dies

    San Mateo, Calif. PetSmart Groomer Arrested for Animal Cruelty After Dog Dies

    Juan Zarate, 38, was arrested after a dachshund named Henry died in his care on Sunday, police say. The PetSmart groomer was arrested for animal cruelty after an X-ray revealed the the 1-year-old dog suffered from a punctured lung and two broken ribs. If someone did this to my dog, …

  • 17 May

    New England Fireball: Bright Flash Seen Across US Northeast Early Tuesday

    New England Fireball: Bright Flash Seen Across US Northeast Early Tuesday

    A huge flash lit up the sky across New England around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Hundreds of people across the region reported seeing the flash, which was likely a fireball – a bright meteor or object that enters Earth’s atmosphere. The sight was captured on police dashcam video in Portland, Maine, …

  • 17 May

    Scientists Believe Patient With Virus Could Hold Key to Development of HIV Vaccine

    Scientists Believe Patient With Virus Could Hold Key to Development of HIV Vaccine

    An HIV vaccine may be closer to becoming a reality. A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a powerful antibody in the blood of an HIV patient that may hold clues on how to find an effective way to prevent the virus that causes AIDS. Essentially, …

  • 17 May

    Mount Washington: Video of Man Being Blown Away by 109-Mph Wind

    Mount Washington: Video of Man Being Blown Away by 109-Mph Wind

    How windy is windy? Just ask weather observers Mike Dorfman and Tom Padham who braved strong winds Monday on the summit of Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire. The observatory shared a video Monday of them battling the 109-mile-per-hour gusts!

  • 16 May

    New Findings Explain the Connection Between Melatonin, Type 2 Diabetes

    New Findings Explain the Connection Between Melatonin, Type 2 Diabetes

    A new experimental and clinical study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the sleep hormone melatonin impairs insulin secretion in people with a common gene variant. “This could explain why the risk of type 2 diabetes is greater among, for instance, overnight workers or people with sleeping disorders”, says …

  • 16 May

    Boca Raton, Florida: Woman Taken to Hospital With Small Shark Attached to Arm

    Boca Raton, Florida: Woman Taken to Hospital With Small Shark Attached to Arm

    BOCA RATON, FL — News reports say a 23-year-old woman was bitten by a small nurse shark in Boca Raton. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported the woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance Sunday with the shark still attached to her arm. A spokesperson for the Boca Raton Ocean Rescue told the …