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    Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ makes an appearance at Comic-con

    SAN DIEGO – Attendees at 2014′s San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck’s Batman. On Thursday, DC Comics gave the first close-up look at Affleck’s caped hero, offering a profile photo of the newest Bruce Wayne as part of a montage honoring Batman’s 75th anniversary. In addition to the close-up photo, Affleck’s cape and cowl from the upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” has been seen on the SDCC floor. Henry Cavill suits up for […]

  • An Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, has dropped off the radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday, July 24, 2014. Flight AH 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, at 1:17 a.m. Thursday local time (9:27 p.m. ET Wednesday)

    Wreckage of Air Algerie plane spotted in the Mali desert, according to report

    The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed in a remote area of Mali early Thursday has been found, the country’s President told other officials, according to Reuters. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said at a meeting that the crash site was discovered “between Aguelhoc and Kidal” in a desert region in northern Mali, Reuters said. Flight 5017 was carrying at least 116 people when it departed Burkina Faso for Algeria. It disappeared from radar after diverting from its planned […]

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    Porcelain dolls resembling young girls placed in front of California homes

    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (KTLA) — Eight families in San Clemente have been targeted in a disturbing pattern under investigation by authorities: porcelain dolls have been left at their homes resembling young girls who live there. The girls, all about 10 years old, attend the same elementary school, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Jeff Hallock said Thursday. Dolls crafted to resemble the students were left in front of each of the girls’ homes, Hallock said. Three dolls were reported found in recent […]

  • Two people are dead and at least 20 were injured at Virginia's Cherrystone Campground on Thursday, July 24, 2014, after a possible tornado, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.

    2 dead, 25 hurt after powerful storm hits Va. campground

    NASSAWADOX, Va. — A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 25, including three in critical condition, according to police and hospital officials. State Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said a search continued at the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on Chesapeake Bay for any additional casualties. Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital was treating 25 people injured by the storm, with three in critical condition, according to spokesman Peter Glagola. Most of the […]

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses Israeli President Shimon Peres at his home in Jerusalem on July 23, 2014, during an impromptu stop by the Secretary amid a series of meetings about a cease-fire in fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

    Strike hits shelter in Gaza, U.N. official says

    GAZA CITY — A strike on a U.N. shelter in Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said Thursday. The coordinates of the school, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given to the Israeli military, said the spokesman, Chris Gunness. He tweeted that coordinates of the shelter in Beit Hanoun had been provided to the Israeli army before the strike as a precaution, an effort to prevent a strike […]

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    Air Algerie plane with 116 on board crashes, official says

    LONDON – The Algiers-bound flight that went missing on Thursday has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters news agency. The Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and was to have arrived in Algeria’s capital. Previous story: Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive at Algiers’ Houari Boumediene Airport about four hours later. The plane, an MD-83, was carrying 110 […]

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    Golf course employee bitten by alligator while diving for golf balls

    WESTON, Fla. – A golf course employee in Broward County is recovering after he was bitten by a 9-foot alligator Wednesday. Trappers were called in to remove the reptile at the Bonaventure Country Club in Weston. The worker, Stephen Martinez, told police he was bitten on his hand while diving for golf balls in a pond. Martinez was able to jump into a golf cart and drive himself to the clubhouse to get help. Martinez is expected to be OK. He […]

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    GM to pay at least $400 million to victims of faulty ignition switch

    NEW YORK — General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths. The families of those killed and people injured in crashes involving the ignition switch can start filing for payments next month. The problem with the ignition switch can cause the car to shut off while driving, disabling safety features such as air bags, anti-lock brakes and power steering. GM has admitted that […]

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    Man claims he was ‘catfished,’ set up for robbery on Plenty of Fish dating site

    NORFOLK, Va. — One man was looking for love online, but instead he says he was beaten up and robbed when he went to meet a woman he saw on the popular dating site, Plenty Of Fish. “I was definitely catfished,” he says. The man didn’t want to show his face or give his name but felt compelled to share his story. A few weeks ago he says he messaged a woman named Kim on the online dating site. “I […]

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    Inmate gasped, snorted during 2-hour execution after experimental formula of drugs used

    FLORENCE, Ariz. — Arizona inmate Joseph Wood died some two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said. “It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew our efforts to get information about the manufacturer of drugs as well as how Arizona came up with the experimental formula of drugs it used today. “Arizona appears to have joined several other states […]

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    FLIR thermal imaging camera will give iPhone users night vision

    WILSONVILLE, Ore. (KPTV) — Oregon-based company FLIR is releasing a thermal imaging camera for the iPhone that will let iPhone users see invisible heat energy. FLIR’s heat sensing camera attaches to the iPhone 5 like an extra case, and the battery lasts about two hours, allowing users to see infrared imagery and learn which items are hot or cold. The phone is still slim enough to fit in your pocket. “We really think this is going to be a game […]

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    Mother accused of stealing infant son’s ashes

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A woman accused of stealing the ashes of her 7-month-old son faced a judge on Wednesday. Raisa Gonzalez, 21, was arrested at the Mohegan Sun Casino on July 13. She appeared in court around 10 a.m. in Bridgeport where she was given another court date. Her boyfriend, 23-year-old Edwards Santos, was there as well. Police said she and Santos stole an urn of ashes from the Luz de Paz Funeral Home in Bridgeport back in March. Gonzalez’s son […]