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Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in China

Jackie Chan’s son has been arrested in China on drug-related charges. Actor Jaycee Chan, 31, and Taiwanese movie star Kai Ko, 23, were detained last Thursday, Beijing police said in a statement. Police said both actors tested positive for marijuana and admitted to using the drug, and that 100 grams of it were taken from Chan’s home. Chan and Ko, along with another suspect, were detained in... 

Arapaima, Largest Fish in the Amazon River Basin Going Extinct

The largest fish in the Amazon River basin is going extinct in some areas, according to a new study. The arapaima measures 10 feet (3 meters) long and weighs more than 400 pounds (180 kilograms) and with their ability to breathe air, it makes them that much easier to catch. Commonly known as pirarucu, arapaima (Arapaima gigas) are the largest freshwater fish in South America. They’re unique... 

FAA Bans US Flights to Tel Aviv in Israel Due to Safety Concerns

Delta Air Lines, United, and US Airways all canceled flights to Tel Aviv in Israel on July 22 because of safety and security concerns. The FAA prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to Tel Aviv’s airport after a rocket landed nearby. Air France, KLM and Lufthansa also canceled flights on Tuesday. Many travelers were being re-booked on El Al, Israel’s national airline, whose flight schedules... 

Kendall Jones Facebook Pictures of African Animal Hunting Sparks Outrage

Kendall Jones, a cheerleader from Texas has caused an uproar on Facebook after she posted pictures of animals she hunted and killed during a trip to Africa. The 19-year old shared several photos of her posing next to dead or tranquilized lions, antelope, leopards, hippos and zebras during a recent hunting excursion. Kendall Jones, from Cleburne, Texas, has been uploading these controversial pictures... 

Gas Prices on the Rise Again with Violence in the Middle East

With the recent Middle East violence, gas prices rose 1.2 cents making the national average $3.686 per gallon, according to Energy Information Administration (EIA) figures for June 16. This is six cents higher than the same time last year. If prices stay above $3.652 a gallon next week, they will hit the highest price for this time of the year since 2008. AAA had previously predicted drivers would... 

Odon Device Invented by a Car Mechanic will Help Women with Complicated Births

A new device invented by a car mechanic, called the ‘Odon device’ will help women with complications in delivering their baby due to prolonged labor, including potentially fatal maternal (hemorrhage, infection) and newborn complications (birth asphyxia and trauma). Jorge Odon a 59-year-old Argentine mechanic claims he had the idea come to him in a dream after he had just seen a YouTube... 

The Royal Baby was Born and It’s a Boy!

The Royal baby has arrived and it’s a boy! After 10 1/2 hours of labor, Kate gave birth to the Royal baby boy at St. Mary’s Hospital in central London at 4:24 p.m. London time, weighing in at 8lbs 6oz. “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news,” Clarence... 

School Lunch Poisoned with Organophosphates Kills 22 Children in India

The Mid-Day Meal Scheme in Eastern India, something that is supposed to be good, turned bad after at least 22 children died and more than two dozen fell seriously ill. It’s being reported that the food was possibly contaminated with insecticide. The children, aged between 8 and 12, fell sick Tuesday after eating lunch at the elementary school in Gandaman, a village about 65 miles from Patna,... 

Bikinis Banned for Miss World 2013 to Respect Muslim Culture

Organizers for the Miss World pageant, which is taking place this September in Bali, will be asking the 137 women competing to trade their two-piece bikini’s in for more conservative attire like sarongs for the beach fashion part of the show. This trade-in comes in effort to not offend Indonesia’s Muslim population following protests from certain Muslim groups, CBS News reports. “I... 

Chilling Video of Boeing 747-400 Cargo Plane Crash in Afghanistan

A Boeing 747-400 cargo plane crashed in Afghanistan and killed all seven American crew members on board. The crash happened shortly after takeoff around 11:20 a.m. local time from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, the NTSB said in a press release. The Boeing 747-400 was headed to Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport, in the United Arab Emirates carrying vehicles and general cargo. Seven... 
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