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  • Video: Dad gives terminally ill son a birthday surprise by posing as Spider-Man

    By Jack Simpson, The (UK) Independent
    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    It’s not every day you get to meet a real life superhero, but terminally ill 5-year-old Jayden Wilson was able to do just that, when Spider-Man appeared on his doorstep to wish him a happy birthday. In a video posted onto Youtube on Sunday, Jayden’s dad, Mike Wilson, dressed up as...

  • Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for fish

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — Just hours into the experiment, the prognosis was grim for salmon that had been submerged in rain runoff collected from one of Seattle's busiest highways. One by one, the fish were removed from a tank filled with coffee-colored water and inspected: They were...

  • Solange Knowles weds video director

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn't disappoint. Her publicist confirmed Sunday that the 28-year-old singer (and sister of Beyonce) wed 51-year-old video director Alan Ferguson over the weekend. The bride and...

  • Bono hurts arm in NYC cycling accident

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City. A posting on the band's website Sunday says Bono "injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park" and will require surgery to repair it. The posting by guitarist The Edge, bassist Adam...

  • US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola 'extremely ill'

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, arrived in Omaha on Saturday to be treated at the Nebraska...

  • Hunting club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    DALLAS — A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder's request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy. Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 at a...

  • Houston Texans' defensive star JJ Watt catches another touchdown pass

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

      CLEVELAND — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has become the first defensive lineman since 1948 to score four touchdowns in a season. Watt caught a 2-yard TD pass from quarterback Ryan Mallett, making his first NFL start, to give the Texans a 7-0 lead over the Browns. Watt...

  • Police: Veteran beaten by man he met at bar dies

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An Army veteran beaten by a man he met at a bar died Saturday afternoon, nearly a week after being hospitalized with burns so bad that parts of both arms had to be amputated, police and his partner said. Veteran Stephen Patrick White, 46, died at Wake Forest...

  • Fighter War Machine to face trial on 34 felonies

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter who changed his name to War Machine was ordered Friday to stand trial in Nevada state court on 34 felony charges including attempted murder, sexual assault and kidnapping that could get him life in prison for allegedly attacking his porn...

  • Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch more sunlight. Both operations carried considerable risks, because they could have toppled the probe or pushed it out into the...

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