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Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M lawsuit

Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:18
STORY HIGHLIGHTSNEW: Jesse Ventura says he is happy to be vindicatedFormer Minnesota governor sued the late Chris Kyle, alleging defamation Ventura sued before Kyle was shot to death at a Texas gun range in 2013Kyle had said his account of Ventura incident was accurate (CNN) -- It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
Fly Fido to the moon in space send off for deceased pets
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:18
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing a portion of their cremated remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space. Celestis Inc, which has provided memorial space flights for human remains since 1997, will launch its first commercial pet memorial spaceflight in October 2014 with the remains of a blue merle Australian shepherd, named Apollo, the company said. The pet services, such as…
France's Iliad makes buyout offer for T-Mobile USA: source
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:17
(Reuters) - French telecoms operator Iliad SA has made a buyout offer for T-Mobile USA Inc , a person familiar with the matter said, countering an offer by Sprint Corp . The Wall Street Journal reported earlier on Thursday that Iliad had made the surprise offer to T-Mobile's board less than a week ago and was working with several banks to secure financing. (http://on.wsj.com/1o8WRKT) Japan's SoftBank Corp <9984.T>, which controls Sprint, and T-Mobile's 67-percent owner…
Indiana Community Remembers Record-Seeking Teen Pilot
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:15
PLAINFIELD, Indiana — An Indiana teenager who was killed while attempting to fly around the world with his father by his side will be laid to rest Thursday. The small airplane Haris Suleman, 17, was piloting crashed near Pago Pago, in American Samoa, last week. His body was found the next day; search teams were unable to find his dad, Babar Suleman, 58. Haris, of Plainfield, Indiana, wanted to be the youngest pilot to fly…
A Voice for India's 'Untouchables'
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:15
NEW DELHI, India — One talks about being beaten up. Another describes how people humiliate her. Many more speak about rape — a common danger facing women of India's lowest caste. Meet the dalits, better known in the West as “untouchables” — an Indian caste so denigrated that they suffer explicit discrimination and abuse. Now, they’re fighting back, taking to the internet to tell their stories. This Video Player Requires JavaScript
Stocks Drop on Europe Fears, Argentina Default
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:15
The major stocks indices dropped over 1 percent each on Thursday, as an unexpected drop in European inflation fueled worries about deflation there and a jump in U.S. labor costs furthered the idea that the Federal Reserve would have to hike interest rates sooner rather than later. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 182 points lower in late morning trading, the S&P 500 slipped 26 points and the Nasdaq lost 73 points. "The good news…
Stop hot car deaths, says a Connecticut mom
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:17
Benjamin Seitz died after being left in a hot car on July 7, 2014. STORY HIGHLIGHTSBenjamin Seitz is one of at least 19 children who've died in hot cars in 2014His mother is now trying to raise awareness and prevent more deathsThursday is National Heat Stroke Prevention DayBen's mother believes more research is needed to create lifesaving technology
Nathan Dunlap on death row for Chuck E. Cheese killings
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:17
Quadruple killer Nathan Dunlap's death sentence is on hold because Colorado's governor issued a temporary reprieve in 2013. STORY HIGHLIGHTSConvicted quadruple murderer's execution on hold, but a new governor could push it forward In 1993, Nathan Dunlap shot four Chuck E. Cheese workers to death in Aurora, ColoradoGov. John Hickenlooper gave Dunlap an indefinite "temporary reprieve" from death sentenceThe killing sparked statewide debate about how to punish society's worst criminals
Watch baby whale swim with mom
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:17
Australian residents watched a humpback whale give birth and then swim with her baby. CNN affiliate Seven News has more. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
Would you pick up THIS hitchhiker?
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:17
Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a robot hitching cross-country all by itself.If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
 

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