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Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
One In 8 People Have Cocaine On Their Hands, Study FindsResearchers at the University of Surrey discovered that 13 percent of drug-free individuals had illegal drugs mixed in with their fingerprints.
President Trump: U.S. Launches ‘Precision Strikes’ In Syria
Tax Day 2018: Deals And Free Stuff On April 17Tax Day is almost here, and while it's never fun to owe money to the government, at least you can get some free stuff out of it.
Mom Gets 'Lecture' Online After Child Eats A PB&J In Shopping CartMany other comments warned the scolded parent that the peanut butter could end up sickening or even killing another child with peanut allergies.
Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
'Researcher' Predicts Doomsday Again, Now Says It Will Be April 23After striking out on his predictions that the world will end in September and October, self-proclaimed "researcher" David Meade is now marking April 23 as Doomsday.
Bathroom Hand Dryers Spray Feces Particles On Your Hands, Study SaysResearchers say the machines which are designed to blow hot air on you are actually sucking up feces particles and spraying them onto your hands.
Most Americans Don't Know Instagram Is Owned By Facebook ― And That's No Accident
Burglar Collected Rent After Breaking Into Home, Police SayA burglar in Washington state has been charged with not only breaking into a vacationing family's home, but also renting it out to unsuspecting tenants.
Drunk Tourist Accidentally Climbed A Mountain Looking For His HotelA tourist's night out drinking turned into an adventure up the side of a mountain after accidentally taking the wrong trail back to his hotel.
Bank Of America Plans To Stop Lending To Makers Of Assault WeaponsBank of America says it plans to stop lending money to gunmakers who produce military-style firearms for civilians.

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