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Simon McCormack
Simon McCormack is a Crime and Weird News editor for the Huffington Post. He lives in New York City.

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Hermanitos son hospitalizados por quemaduras severas en excursión de guardería (EXPLÍCITO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 12:23 PM

Una mamá de Oklahoma dice que sus hijos le han rogado que no los lleve a la guardería luego de que fueran a una excursión a un parque acuático que los dejó con quemaduras de segundo y tercer grado.

Shaunna Broadway (quien también ha sido identificada como Shauna Oxford) envió...

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Hedge Funds Want Puerto Rico To Fire Teachers To Pay Them Back

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 3:30 PM

As Puerto Rico teeters on the edge of default, a new report commissioned by a group of hedge funds insists the U.S. territory can avoid bankruptcy if it lays off teachers, sells off many of its public assets and collects more taxes.

If the government tries to restructure or avoid...

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Kids Hospitalized With Severe Sunburns After Day Care Trip (GRAPHIC)

(22) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 10:08 AM

An Oklahoma mom says her kids have begged her never to take them to day care again after...

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방울뱀에게 물린 남자에게 청구된 1억 7천만원의 병원비(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted July 26, 2015 | 10:32 PM

미국 캘리포니아주 샌디에이고에 사는 토드 패슬러(Todd Fassler)는 지난 7월 4일, 목숨을 잃을 뻔 했다. 방울뱀과 함께 셀카를 찍으려다 뱀에게 물리고 만 것이다. 이후 병원으로 이송된 그는 침대에 누워 독이 퍼진 자신의 팔을 촬영했고, 이 영상을 ‘ KGTV’에 제보했다.

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See Dick Cheney And The White House React To 9/11

(41) Comments | Posted July 25, 2015 | 12:40 PM

On September 11, 2001, the country was irreparably changed.

The terrorist attacks on that day killed more than 3,000 people and set in motion the course of events that would result in a war on terror that has left hundreds of thousands dead and still continues to this day.


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Guy's Attempt To Take Rattlesnake Selfie Ends With $153,000 Bill

(55) Comments | Posted July 25, 2015 | 8:31 AM

This was a misssstake.

 A San Diego-area man ssssent (OK, we'll stop) KGTV footage of himself lying in a hospital bed after he said he tried to take a selfie with a rattlesnake.


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Louisiana Shooter Had History Of Domestic Violence, Radical Outbursts

(16) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 11:21 AM

John Russel Houser had a history of increasingly disturbing behavior, according to accounts by...

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Louisiana Theater Shooter Identified As John Russel Houser

(1) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 8:25 AM

Authorities on Friday morning identified the gunman in the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooting as a 59-year-old...

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Charges Filed In Case Of Police Grenade Thrown In Toddler's Crib

(16) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 12:15 PM

The FBI on Wednesday announced charges against a former Habersham County, Georgia, deputy related to a house raid in May 2014 that went disastrously wrong.

Nikki Autry, 29, allegedly provided false information in a search warrant affidavit, according to an FBI news release. Based on the false information, the FBI says,...

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Chattanooga Killer's Friends React To The Shooting

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 2:00 PM

The friends of Chattanooga shooter Mohammod Youssef Abdulazeez fired off alarmed texts to each other in the hours following the killings.

"It can't be our abdulaziz [sic] .." wrote James Petty, a close friend of Abdulazeez, who gave the texts to CNN on condition none of the other people in the...

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University Of Cincinnati Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Black Man After Routine Traffic Stop

(39) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 9:28 AM

An unarmed black man was shot and killed on Sunday by a white police officer after he was pulled over for a missing front license plate.

Samuel Dubose, 43, was stopped by University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing on Sunday evening, according to CNN. Tensing repeatedly asked Dubose for his driver's license,...

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Diner Owner Under Fire For Screaming At A Crying 1-Year-Old

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 10:19 AM

A diner owner in Portland, Maine, lost her cool over the weekend and screamed at a toddler who was crying in her restaurant. Now, people all over the Internet are taking sides.

It all started on Saturday at Marcy's Diner in downtown Portland. Owner Darla Neugebauer says a couple came...

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Judge Says Defense In Freddy Gray Case Can Release Evidence

(2) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 4:33 PM

 BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge won't prohibit defense attorneys from releasing evidence in the high-profile Freddie Gray case.

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Glenn Greenwald Questions If Chattanooga Shooting Was Terrorism

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 11:18 AM


In the first press conference that followed the killing of five service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on...

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Lover Of Ex-NFL Player Buster Barnett Kills His Wife And Herself: Cops

(14) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 8:38 AM

The lover of a former football player kidnapped and then killed his wife before turning the gun on herself, authorities said.

Lisa Brown, 49, allegedly kidnapped Sandra Barnett, 58, from her Clayton, Georgia, home on Wednesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The following day, Brown led police on a chase that...

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Heroico rescate de un tiburón varado en la arena (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted July 18, 2015 | 9:19 AM

Los bañistas hicieron un gran trabajo para salvar a un tiburón blanco que se había quedado varado en una playa el pasado lunes.

El animal, un ejemplar juvenil, fue hallado en Chatham, Massachusetts. Los bañistas mantuvieron al tiburón mojado hasta que llegaron los equipos de rescate, que tiraron de él...

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4 Marines Killed In Chattanooga Shooting Identified

(8) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 9:23 AM

All four Marines killed in a shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Thursday have been identified by family members...

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アメリカ海軍施設で銃乱射、4人死亡 テロの可能性

(4) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 7:02 PM


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Chattanooga Shooting Suspect Identified As Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 4:10 PM

The suspect in the shootings that left five people dead on Thursday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been identified as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the FBI has confirmed.

The shootings took place at two military facilities. Four Marines and the gunman were killed. Three other people were injured, including a police officer...

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Obama Can Do Much More To Reform Prison System, ACLU Says

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 11:22 AM

President Barack Obama freed dozens of nonviolent federal prisoners this week, but the American Civil Liberties Union says he can and should do much more to reduce the country's bloated prison population.

"President Obama deserves congratulations for confronting one of the greatest challenges facing American society, reforming our broken criminal...

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