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Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs Hospitalized After Fasting in Prison
Polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs is in critical condition after being rushed to a Texas hospital on Tuesday, a prison official said. The 55-year-old convicted child rapist grew so weakened by fasting that he had to be removed from his solitary prison cell for medical treatment. On Aug. 4, a Texas…
Mexican Man Believes He Has Captured a Fairy [VIDEO]
Fairy mania is sweeping a neighborhood in Guadalajara, Mexico after a local man claimed he captured one of the mythical sprites. “I was picking guavas and I saw a twinkling,” Jose Maldonado explained. “I thought it was a firefly. I picked it up and felt that it was moving; when …
Tobacco Companies Sue to Block Graphic Warning Labels [VIDEO]
In June, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Now, four of the five largest US tobacco companies want a judge to stop the government from using them. The companies, led by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.…
Missing Amazon Tribe Likely Overrun by Drug Smugglers
Several months ago, aerial photos taken of a previously-unknown tribe in the Amazon rainforest captured imaginations and got a lot of people talking. The tribe has since vanished, and now Brazilian authorities are worried cocaine smugglers are responsible for its disappearance. A guard post put in p…
Cargo Plane Crash in Russia Kills 11
A cargo plane carrying 16 tons of food crashed in eastern Russia on Tuesday. All nine crew members and two passengers are believed to have died, officials said. The pilots reported a fuel leak and a fire in one of the plane’s four engines shortly after takeoff and requested to make an emergen…
What Are the Most Depressed Countries in the World?
According to a multi-national survey of over 9,000 adults by the World Health Organization, France and the United States are the two most mentally depressed countries in the world. Twenty-one percent of French citizens have had a major depressive episode, followed by the United States, at 19.2 perce…
Casey Anthony Spotted Shopping and Relaxing in Ohio
Ever since Casey Anthony was acquitted of killing her young daughter and released from a Florida prison several weeks ago, her whereabouts have been kept secret to ensure her safety from members of the public angry about the verdict. Now she’s been spotted in Ohio, where she reportedly has re…

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