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Stuntman Who Played James Bond Character In London Olympics Opening Ceremonies Killed In Accident

The parachutist who escorted a fictional Queen Elizabeth to the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics is dead after an aerial diving accident.

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Children of Obese Moms May Die Sooner From Cardiovascular Disease

The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.

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Teenager Being Denied Heart Transplant Due to Non-Compliance

A 15-year-old Anthony Stokes of Georgia, who has been given six months to live, desperately needs a heart transplant. However, Doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston have opted to not put the teen on the national transplant list because of past "non-compliance." Stokes has a history of failing to follow doctors' orders.

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Indiana Wants Public Body Prayers to Acknowledge Christianity

Indiana wants the U.S. Supreme Court to permit prayers that subscribe to specific religious affiliations to be recited prior to all public government assemblies. In an attempt to make this happen, the Indiana attorney general’s office signed a friend-of-the-court memo earlier last week asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exemplify public bodies that prefer to reference denominational alliances.

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Louisiana Town Swallowed By Sinkhole [VIDEO]

While there have been incidents with sinkholes swallowing a car or even a house, the unfortunate town of Bayou Corne in Louisiana is vanishing.

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‘Frankenburger,’ World’s First Test-Tube Meat Patty, Taste-Tested in London

The 'Frankenburger' is being tasted on a very public stage in London on Monday.

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George Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas July 2013
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Watch Dashcam Video of George Zimmerman Getting Pulled Over for Speeding in Texas

George Zimmerman -- yes the same Florida neighborhood watchman acquitted in the Trayvon Martin murder trial -- was pulled over for speeding on a highway near Dallas, Texas.

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Are Babies Born with a Moral Compass or Is It Learned?

As a new parent, with hardly any experience dealing with babies to refer to, I often look at what my daughter is doing ask myself, "Is that behavior normal?" Just shy of a year old, she shares almost everything she has: toys, treasures and especially her (organic and very expensive) snacks with the family dogs

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Flags at Half Staff to Honor Korean War Veterans on 60th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Flags should be flying at half staff today in Indiana to honor Korean War Veterans for the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.  The good news, obviously, is that the peace between North and South Korea has lasted this long.  The bad news is that the entire conflict was never truly settled.  In addition, there are still nearly 8,000 United States soldiers that are listed as missing in action.

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A ground squirrel in Florida was infected with the bacteria that causes the plague.
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Ground Squirrel in California Tests Positive for Plague, Forces Closure of Campgrounds in Los Angeles

A dead squirrel found in Los Angeles County tested positive for bubonic plague, forcing the closure of all nearby campgrounds.

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