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August 31, 2018 6:18 PM Florida family terrorized by giant lizard that looks like a ‘dinosaur’

The Lizard King cometh. No, not Jim Morrison — a real Lizard King: a six-foot, 100-pound reptile that’s been chilling in a South Florida neighborhood and appears to be unstoppable, or at least untrappable. The hulking monstrosity has been thwomping around in the Broward County town of Davie since Monday and has thwarted all attempts at capture, including 61

July 31, 2018 11:04 AM Zimbabwe awaits first results of historic, peaceful election

HARARE, ZIMBABWE— Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades under former leader Robert Mugabe. Officials neared the end of vote-counting a day after millions of Zimbabweans peacefully cast their ballots in a process closely watched by international 28

June 2, 2018 1:00 PM New questions about old Canadian study foreshadowing opioid crisis

U.S. documents reveal Purdue officials discussed street value of opioids: New York Times This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. More than 20 years ago, a team of Vancouver doctors discovered disturbing signs of a future opioid 36

February 3, 2018 5:52 PM Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane

Plane crashed close to key highway connecting Damascus and Aleppo A Russian pilot who ejected from his fighter jet after it was shot down in northwestern Syria on Saturday was killed by militants after he landed alive on the ground and resisted capture by an al-Qaeda-linked group, Syrian monitors and a Syrian militant said. The Russian news agency TASS quoted 39

October 23, 2017 7:37 PM Tragically Hip music sales jump 1,000% after Gord Downie's death

TORONTO — Fans of the Tragically Hip flocked to the band’s music as they mourned the death of singer Gord Downie, which drove a huge boost in sales, streams and radio play. Eleven albums by the Kingston, Ont., rockers climbed onto the Billboard Canadian Albums chart for the week that ended Oct. 19. It was the previous day that Downie’s family announced 44

October 22, 2017 2:15 PM Syria’s largest oilfield captured from Daesh in push by allied forces

The Al-Omar field had been taken by Daesh in 2014, and was a key source of revenue for the extremists, as it produced 9,000 barrels of oil per day. BEIRUT—The U.S.-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria’s largest oilfield from Daesh, also known as ISIS, on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government 42

October 19, 2017 8:18 PM Florida: Anti-racists rally against Richard Spencer

Anticipating clashes over alt-right leader's speech, Florida's governor declares a state of emergency. Chanting "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA", protesters marched on the University of Florida's (UF) Gainesville campus to rally against a speech by white supremacist Richard Spencer. Livestream video of the demonstration showed community members, anti-racists 41

October 19, 2017 6:47 PM Hundreds protest white nationalist Richard Spencer at University of Florida

School says no one at the university invited him, but it was obliged by law to allow event Several hundred protesters marched at the University of Florida on Thursday to denounce a speech by a white nationalist, saying his white supremacy message had no place on the campus that was filled with police and barricades to guard against unrest. Richard Spencer's 27

October 12, 2017 7:50 AM Deadly and vast California wildfires could gain momentum in dry winds

23 dead so far, with 3,500 homes and buildings destroyed Wildfires already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history could gain momentum Thursday and erase even the modest gains firefighters have made. Steady winds with gusts up to 72 km/h with nearly non-existent humidity are expected to descend on the areas 32

September 19, 2017 7:03 PM Buildings on fire, people trapped in Mexico City following earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. People were trapped inside various buildings that caught fire in Mexico City, a civil protection official told local TV. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly 29