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Jodi Arias Jury Selection Begins, Defense Costs Exceed $2.5 Million

Arias Penalty Retrial

Jury selection has begun in Jodi Arias’ penalty retrial. Although the pool included 300 potential jurors, more than 100 have already been excused. A majority of those dismissed admitted that they are unable to make an impartial decision. In 2013, Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her former lover —… Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Samples Preacher’s Speech, Getting Sued Because Of It?

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Kendrick Lamar recently contributed a verse to Jeezy’s song “Holy Ghost,” which may result in another lawsuit for the rapper. According to Radio.com, Kendrick Lamar’s remixed version of “Holy Ghost” begins with a sample from a speech from well-known preacher T.D. Jakes. However, Kendrick Lamar allegedly did not have permission to use the audio clip…. Read more »

Hannah Graham: DNA Links Suspect To 2009 Murder

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Hannah Graham vanished without a trace on September 13. Although Jesse Matthew was arrested and charged in her abduction, her whereabouts remain unknown. Authorities have now revealed that DNA evidence links Matthew to a 2009 murder. University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was last seen leaving the Tempo Bar & Restaurant with Jesse Matthew —… Read more »

Fern Creek High School: Shots Fired At Kentucky School [Breaking News]

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Fern Creek High School in Kentucky was evacuated after shots were fired inside the school building. At least one person has been rushed to the hospital, according to Louisville Metro Police. The school was placed on lockdown around 2:05 p.m. local time. Fern Creek Elementary School, located nearby, was also placed on lockdown after reports… Read more »

Reporter ‘Creeped Out’ While Covering Michelle Obama Event

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A Wisconsin reporter was “creeped out” by the experience she had covering a Michelle Obama stump speech for a Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke. Meg Kissinger is a veteran reporter at one of Wisconsin’s most well-known newspapers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Meg Kissinger went into great detail about the order she was given on… Read more »

Macy’s Is Hiring 86,000 Seasonal Workers

Seasonal Workers

Macy’s is hiring 86,000 seasonal workers throughout the United States. The temporary employees will work at call centers, distribution hubs and existing stores during the holiday season. The number of seasonal workers has increased more than 3 percent — due to an expected increase in online sales. A large portion of the workers will staff… Read more »

Unidentified Doctor Exposed To Ebola Quarantined Near U.S. Capital

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A doctor exposed to the Ebola virus has been quarantined at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, not far from the U.S. capital. According to USA Today, the unidentified man or woman had been working in West Africa’s Sierra Leone, which has been one of the nations hit hardest by… Read more »

Obama Missed More Than Half Of Intelligence Briefings, Government Accountability Report Says

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President Barack Obama has missed more than half of his intelligence briefings during his time in office, according to a new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report. The intelligence daily briefings report indicates that President Obama only attended 42.1 percent of the meetings. The Government Accountability Institute’s report on the Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) also states… Read more »

Forget Ebola! Chikungunya Virus Creeping Into Southern United States

Chikungunya Virus closer than Ebola in southern United States

Ebola panic has spread all the way to the United States, even though the possibility of it actually spreading across American shores is dismally low. People might be better off preparing for the chikungunya virus, which has been reported several times throughout the southern United States — including a third case recently reported in the… Read more »

North Carolina School Shooting: One Shot At Albemarle High School

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North Carolina school shooting update: An argument between two male students at Albemarle High School is believed to have been the cause of the North Carolina school shooting, according to police reports. One student was reportedly shot in the “lower extremities.” The suspected shooter ultimately surrendered to the police, Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton told… Read more »

[Breaking News] Dallas Hospital Isolates Possible Ebola Patient

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A hospital in Dallas, Texas is holding a patient in “strict isolation” after possible exposure to the Ebola virus. According to USA Today, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas made a statement Monday regarding the possible Ebola case. The hospital suggests that the patient’s symptoms and recent travel indicated a case of Ebola, the virus… Read more »

Six Flags Fight At Fright Fest Puts One Boy In A Coma [Video]

Six Flags Fight At Fright Fest Puts One Boy In A Coma [Video]

A Six Flags fight this past Saturday turned a Halloween celebration called Fright Fest into a fight fest that resulted in multiple injuries at Six Flags America. One 15-year-old boy was beaten so severely during the Six Flags fight that he’s in a coma. In a related report by The Inquisitr, earlier this month the… Read more »

World Record 809 Pound Mako Shark Caught With A Bow And Arrow

The crew landed the mako shark in just 15 minutes, yet it took longer to lash the animal to the boat.

A TV host and angler from Texas used a compound bow and arrow to land a mako shark weighing 809 pounds last month, a world record catch for the unique style of fishing. Jeff Thomason, who hosts Predator Pursuit on The Sportsman Channel, landed the mako off the coast of Huntington Beach, California on August… Read more »

ISIS Istanbul Consulate Allegedly In The Works

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ISIS is allegedly planning to open a consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. If the news reports are accurate, the facility would be a first for the Islamic State and would be used as a global recruiting center. In a statement about the Islamic caliphate consulate, Ab-Omar Al-Tunisi, an ISIS “foreign relations” representative, said that Turkey was… Read more »