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Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Massive great white shark circles Australian fisherman's boat
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Australian fisherman captured video of his close encounter with a gargantuan great white shark that circled his boat and stole one of his fish.
JPMorgan pledges $2M to anti-hate groups after Charlottesville
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
JPMorgan pledges $2M to anti-hate groups after Charlottesville
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- JPMorgan Chase announced Monday it will split $2 million among two anti-hate groups after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Science News // 4 hours ago
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have developed portable, real-time DNA sequencing that can be conducted on location, such as a mountainside.
Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old Houston man is accused of trying to plant explosives at a Confederate statue in a Houston park, federal officials said Monday.
Zika hijacks pregnant women's immune systems to attack fetus
Health News // 5 hours ago
Zika hijacks pregnant women's immune systems to attack fetus
The Zika virus thrives in pregnant women by suppressing their immune systems and running roughshod over natural defenses, so it can attack the fetus, a new study reports.
Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
Odd News // 5 hours ago
Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Shoppers at a California grocery store captured video of a highly unusual sight: A dog on its hind legs casually pushing a shopping cart.
Zimbabwe first lady Mugabe given immunity in assault case
World News // 5 hours ago
Zimbabwe first lady Mugabe given immunity in assault case
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe was given diplomatic immunity to leave South Africa and return to Harare this weekend, amid accusations of assault.
Woman trapped in pool turns to Facebook for help
Odd News // 5 hours ago
Woman trapped in pool turns to Facebook for help
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire woman who was trapped in her pool when the ladder broke turned to Facebook to summon assistance to get her back to dry land.
Putin appoints new U.S. ambassador to replace Kislyak
World News // 6 hours ago
Putin appoints new U.S. ambassador to replace Kislyak
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he's named a new ambassador to the United States, amid ongoing tensions between Moscow and Washington, D.C.
Scooter driver with eyes on phone rides right into sinkhole
Odd News // 7 hours ago
Scooter driver with eyes on phone rides right into sinkhole
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A motor scooter driver watching his phone instead of the road in front of him plunged into a sinkhole that opened up in the middle of a street in China.
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