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December 2013 Archives

Inventor of Lethal AK-47 Dies at 94 in Russia

Inventor of Lethal AK-47 Dies at 94 in Russia

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the ubiquitous AK-47 assault rifle, died Monday in the Russian region of Udmurtia. He was 94. continue reading »

$400,000 Worth of Human Hair Seized by Brazilian Authorities

$400,000 Worth of Human Hair Seized by Brazilian Authorities

Brazilian custom authorities working out of the Sao Paulo International airport are reporting the seizure of one ton of human hair valued at $400,000. continue reading »

Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Two supporters of Argentine soccer club Newell's Old Boys died after men sporting the colors of a rival club fired at a vehicle carrying Newell's fans, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

MEXICO: Stolen Radioactive Material Found - Thieves Face Acute Radiation Poisoning

MEXICO: Stolen Radioactive Material Found - Thieves Face Acute Radiation Poisoning

The truck stolen on Monday while it was transporting "extremely dangerous" radioactive material was found Wednesday, officials with Mexico's National Commission for Nuclear Safety and Safeguards confirmed. continue reading »

PEW REPORT:  Amazon Delivery Drones Must Clear State Hurdles

PEW REPORT:  Amazon Delivery Drones Must Clear State Hurdles

Not so fast, Jeff Bezos—before Amazon can deploy its fleet of delivery drones, the company will have to wait for the results of drone tests at six state-run sites, which the FAA will select later this month. continue reading »

Authorities Investigate Multiple Baby Kidnappings from Venezuelan Hospital

Authorities Investigate Multiple Baby Kidnappings from Venezuelan Hospital

The Venezuelan Attorney General's Office said Monday it has opened an investigation into the kidnapping of three newborn babies from a hospital in the western city of Maracaibo. continue reading »

Colombians Bake ‘World’s Largest Pound Cake’

Colombians Bake ‘World’s Largest Pound Cake’

More than 180 Colombians prepared a 606.6-meter (664-yard) pound cake in Bogota over the weekend, setting a Guinness record for the world's biggest pound cake and easily breaking the old mark of 500 meters. continue reading »

¡Adios! Elwood – World’s Ugliest Dog Dies at 8 Years Old

¡Adios! Elwood – World’s Ugliest Dog Dies at 8 Years Old

Elwood, a Chihuahua and Chinese Crested mix, better known as the “World’s Ugliest Dog” has died suddenly at 8-years-old. continue reading »