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Oldest Holocaust survivor dies in UK

Oldest Holocaust survivor dies in UK

The world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, died Sunday at the age 110 in London. Herz-Sommer, a pianist, born in Prague, was the subject of a documentary “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”, nominated for an Oscar this year. “Young people take everything for granted, whereas we, the elderly, understand nature, “ Herz-Sommer told Haaretz in an ... Read More »

illness paralyzes five Californian kids

illness paralyzes five Californian kids

A mysterious polio-like illness has baffled physicians and public health officials in California after the syndrome affected up to 25 children in the state, leaving them with one or more paralyzed limbs and a bad prognosis. Those kids infected with the unidentified illness that doctors are comparing to polio suffer severe weakness or paralysis in their arms or legs, leaving ... Read More »

Avalanche kills snowmobiler in northwest MT near Troy

Avalanche kills snowmobiler in northwest MT near Troy

Authorities have identified Bryan William Harlow of Libby as the man who died Saturday afternoon after being caught in an avalanche in the West Cabinet Mountains while snowmobiling. Lincoln County Sheriff Roby Bowe says that Harlow, age 49, died in the slide which happened about 17 miles southwest of Troy near the Montana/Idaho border. Bowe says 911 dispatchers were told ... Read More »

US wants to extradite captured Mexican Guzman drug lord

US wants to extradite captured Mexican Guzman drug lord

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, the world’s most notorious druglord, could be extradited to the US to face trial on trafficking charges amid fears no jail in his native Mexico could hold him. Guzman (56,) who escaped from a high-security Mexican prison in 2001 by being smuggled out in a laundry truck, was arrested in a dawn raid at a beach ... Read More »

Calphalon Blender Recall

Calphalon Blender Recall

Calphalon has issued a voluntary recall for the XL 9 Speed Blender because of a potential safety concern identified with the blender’s mixing blade. The model affected is 1832449, also identified as ME600BL. If you own this model, please continue reading to learn how Calphalon will replace your blade with a new design. Read More »

US college student’s body found in Italy railroad tunnel

US college student's body found in Italy railroad tunnel

Italian railway police say a college student from New Hampshire who was missing for two days in Rome was hit by a train. Police haven’t released the identity of the student whose body was found in a rail tunnel Thursday. But Trinity College Rome Campus officials say the student was 21-year-old Bates College junior John Durkin of Rye, N.H., who ... Read More »

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead of apparent suicide

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead of apparent suicide

Model-TV presenter Charlotte Dawson, best known for being a judge on ‘Australia’s Next Top Model’, has been found dead at her home. She was 47. Dawson, who had a history with depression, was found dead in her Woolloomooloo apartment in Sydney yesterday. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances, Herald Sun reported. A realtor had entered Dawson’s two-bedroom Sydney apartment ... Read More »

Canadian bobsled walk away from crash (Video)

Canadian bobsled walk away from crash

The Canadian four-man bobsled team emerged uninjured after crashing during the second heat of the bobsleigh event on Saturday. The Canada 3 sled, which included Justin Kripps, Jesse Lumsden, Cody Sorensen and Ben Coakwell, flipped as it emerged from turn 16 and slid upside down for much of the run. Read More »