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House Fire Kills 11 in Australia [VIDEO]
Eleven people perished Tuesday when a fire burned down a house near Brisbane, Australia.
Search teams are trying to retrieve the victims’ bodies from the two-story house, but the process is proving most difficult due to the extensive damage caused by the fire. The intense blaze also destroyed two veh…
Celebrations Erupt as Libyan Rebels Sweep Into Tripoli [VIDEO]
After six months of civil war, Libyan rebels swept into Tripoli on Sunday and laid claim to most of the city. Government troops and snipers loyal to Moammar Gadhafi continued to put up a last-ditch resistance near his compound, though it is unknown if the Libyan leader was still inside.
Female Pakistani Squash Player Carries on Dream in Spite of Taliban
Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a rising star in the sport of squash, grew up in rural Pakistan where her father, fearing retaliation for violating strict Pakistani tradition, “encouraged everyone to think she was his son,” reports the Toronto Star. After Toorpakai became more well-known, the Taliban report…
London Riots Create Mayhem in City [VIDEO, PHOTOS]
After three days of violence and looting, British Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled Parliament from its summer recess, and ordered 16,000 police officers to restore order on the streets of London. More than 525 people have already been arrested for rioting, filling every holding cell in the …
What Are the Most Depressed Countries in the World?
According to a multi-national survey of over 9,000 adults by the World Health Organization, France and the United States are the two most mentally depressed countries in the world.
Twenty-one percent of French citizens have had a major depressive episode, followed by the United States, at 19.2 percen…

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