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WHO: SARS-Like Illness Surfaces in Qatari Man

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says a Qatari man is critically ill in a London hospital after displaying symptoms similar to the deadly SARS virus. In a statement Monday, WHO representatives said the 49-year-old unnamed patient was suffering from acute respiratory infection and kidney failure. A 60-year-old Saudi national died from a similar virus earlier this […]

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US Woman Claims Uncle Hijacked Plane in Long-Unsolved Mystery

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A woman in the United States is claiming that her uncle carried out the brazen hijacking of an airplane 40 years ago and escaped with $200,000 in the only unsolved skyjacking in American history. Marla Cooper told the ABC News television network that she is convinced the 1971 hijacking was carried out by her uncle, […]

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Dutch Woman Confesses to Murder After 65 Years

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A 96-year-old Dutch woman has confessed to killing a man in 1946, believing mistakenly that he had collaborated with the Nazis. The mayor of the city of Leiden says the woman admitted shooting Felix Gulje in the chest in the doorway to his home because she believed he was working with the German occupiers. He […]

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