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  • Not less than 10 San Francisco center faculty college students sickened by thriller substance

    Not less than 10 San Francisco center faculty college students sickened by thriller substance

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ten students at a San Francisco middle school were taken by ambulance to area hospitals on Tuesday for treatment of exposure to an unknown substance, possibly an illicit drug, that some appeared to have ingested, emergency and school officials said. Details of the incident at James Lick Middle School in the city’s Noe Valley neighborhood remained […]

     
     
  • One man killed, two wounded in taking pictures in Utah: police

    One man killed, two wounded in taking pictures in Utah: police

    (Reuters) – One man was killed and two other men were wounded in a shooting outside Salt Lake City on Tuesday, and police said were looking for whoever carried out the attack. The shooting occurred in a residential neighborhood of West Valley City, West Valley City police said in a statement on Twitter. No further information of the victims was […]

     
     
  • Climber killed in fall, others stranded on Mount Hood, Oregon

    Climber killed in fall, others stranded on Mount Hood, Oregon

    TIMBERLINE LODGE, Ore. (Reuters) – A climber was killed after falling up to 1,000 feet (305 meters) on Mount Hood in Oregon and at least seven other climbers spent hours stranded on the face of the mountain on Tuesday before they could be reached by rescuers. The man who fell from near the snowy summit of the 11,000-foot (3,353-meter) mountain […]

     
     
  • Colorado shuts down funeral residence operated by physique elements dealer

    Colorado shuts down funeral residence operated by physique elements dealer

    (Reuters) – Colorado officials indefinitely shut down the funeral home and crematory this week of a woman who runs a side business selling donated body parts from the same building. In its order, issued Monday, the state’s Office of Funeral Home and Crematory Registration suspended operations at Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors after saying that cremated remains returned to one donor […]

     
     
  • People mock Obama portrait with side-splitting memes

    People mock Obama portrait with side-splitting memes

    A day after the unveiling of the official portrait of former President Obama, who is depicted sitting in a chair positioned amid a wall of bushes, Twitter is having an amusing laugh at the expense of the 44th president’s portrayal. The social-networking site exploded Tuesday with humorous memes inspired by the portrait that’s set to be displayed at the Smithsonian National […]