Six Flags Coaster Careens Off Track

By | Tue Jul 08 11:16:00 EDT 2014

A fallen tree branch over a roller coaster track derailed almost two dozen guests Monday night at Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park near Los Angeles, leaving riders hanging dozens of feet in the air for nearly three hours.

Four were injured and two were sent to the hospital, according to CNN.

A ...

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FBI Targets Sex Trafficking, Rescues 168 Children

By | Tue Jun 24 13:19:00 EDT 2014

The FBI rescued 168 child sex trafficking victims last week in an annual nationwide initiative to address the sexual exploitation of minors. 

Federal agents and local law enforcement also arrested 281 pimps in over 100 U.S. cities during the crackdown, known as Operation Cross Country, according to ...

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Kerry in Baghdad to Discuss Iraq's ISIL Insurgents

By | Mon Jun 23 10:42:00 EDT 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Iraq Monday to meet with Iraqi leaders in the wake of a militant campaign that is threatening to overrun Baghdad.

Kerry held a closed-door meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday, a day after Sunni insurgent group ISIL claimed more ...

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Pope Francis Says No to Legal Pot

By | Fri Jun 20 10:20:00 EDT 2014

Pope Francis spoke out against recreational drug legalization Friday at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. 

The pontiff said legalization efforts, like the ones that took place in U.S. states like Colorado and Washington, are “not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, but they ...

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Elderly Nazi Found in U.S. Faces Possible Extradition

By | Thu Jun 19 13:40:00 EDT 2014

The oldest Nazi suspect to be identified in the U.S. was arrested from his Philadelphia home Tuesday, charged with assisting in the gassing of more than 216,000 Jews taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. 

Johann Breyer, 89, faces possible extradition in Germany for his ...

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American Apparel's Embattled Boss Dov Charney Gets the Boot

By | Thu Jun 19 12:42:00 EDT 2014

The board of clothing and accessories chain American Apparel voted Wednesday to replace founder and CEO Dov Charney amid an “ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct.”

“We take no joy in this, but the board felt it was the right thing to do,” American Apparel board member Allan Mayer said in a

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Older Not Always Better at FIFA World Cup

By | Wed Jun 18 17:20:00 EDT 2014

They say that with age comes experience. Whoever “they” are probably weren’t talking about the FIFA World Cup.

Spain was the top-ranked team walking into Brazil’s 2014 World Cup. The Spanish command the largest collection of veteran soccer players out of all 32 teams in the ...

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