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Egypt Sentences 529 Morsi Supporters To Death (Video)

Egypt court sentences 528 Morsi supporters to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death for murder and other offences on Monday in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement that is likely to fuel instability. Family members stood outside the courthouse screaming after the verdict, which defence lawyers called the biggest mass death sentence handed out in Egypt’s modern ... Read More »

Spring Nor’Easter Expected In Northeast

Spring Nor'easter coming

Weather forecasters are advising New Yorkers to enjoy the current spring weather while it lasts because another nor’easter is headed to the east coast. A nor’easter is a storm generated from northeastern winds. The snowstorm is expected to hit on Tuesday night. Read More »

Wal-Mart’s food stamp worries

Walmart stockholders are food-stamp junkies

Walmart, a company controversial for recommending its employees supplement their low wages with government benefits like food stamps, has just released its annual report for the end of its fiscal year to the securities and exchange commission. Read More »

US Mint: $10 million in gold coins may have been stolen

Thar's gold in them thar hills!

A California couple who found $10 million worth of buried gold coins may not be so lucky after all. The couple found the mint condition coins on their property while hiking a few months ago. Turns out, the coins may have been stolen from the U.S. Mint in 1900, according the San Francisco Chronicle. That would make the coins property ... Read More »

Obesity rate for toddlers declines 43 percent in America, Study

Obesity in young American children plummets

While adults and older children continue to struggle with obesity, America’s chubby infants and tubby toddlers appear to be slimming down. The prevalence of obesity among U.S. children ages 2- to 5-years-old has fallen from 14 percent in 2003 and 2004 to 8.4 percent in 2011 and 2012 – roughly a 43-percent decline, according new data from the Centers for ... Read More »

Latest on jet mystery : French images show possible debris

French satellite image also shows possible plane debris

French satellite images of debris in the southern Indian Ocean have raised hopes that the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet is getting closer to discovering the fate of the flight that disappeared two weeks ago en route to Beijing. Malaysian authorities said images from a French satellite showed “potential objects” near the search area southwest of Perth, Australia. Read More »

Boys survive icy ordeal on Des Moines River

Rescued from the ice

Two boys who became marooned on ice in the Des Moines River near the Hydroelectric Dam were rescued by Fort Dodge firefighters Thursday afternoon. Both boys appeared to be unharmed, and they were examined at the scene in Hydro-electric Park by paramedics from Trinity Regional Medical Center. They were not taken to the hospital. Read More »