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December 31, 2018 3:59 PM Man’s Bible untouched after fire destroys his home

Charles House, of Tyler, Texas, woke up to his small house burning down Friday morning, but one thing remained unscathed. (Charles House/GoFundMe) A Texas man has only one of his possessions left after his home and everything in it was destroyed by a fire Friday morning. Charles House, of Tyler, was awakened by the smell of smoke and immediately ran out of his small 68

December 31, 2018 7:27 AM 3 children dead, 2 adults injured in multi-vehicle crash outside Washington, DC

Authorities say three children have died and two adults have been injured in a multi-car crash in the Maryland suburb of Washington. (in.gov) A fatal car crash left three children dead and two adults injured in a Washington, D.C. suburb Sunday night, authorities said. The crash involved three vehicles in Oxon Hill, which is about 12 miles south of the capital 85

December 30, 2018 4:51 PM Helicopter crash leaves 4 dead after aircraft explodes near world's longest zip line in UAE

Four people have been killed when a helicopter exploded into a fireball after reportedly clipping the world's longest zip line on Saturday. Shocking footage shows the doomed chopper spinning out of control after it's said to have hit the Ras al-Khaimah wire near Dubai. Officials confirmed the Agusta 139 rescue helicopter was speeding towards an emergency 68

December 30, 2018 2:51 PM Florida politician shoots intruder who crashed vehicle into another house while fleeing cops, police say

Palmetto city commissioner Brian Williams shot Avelino Misreal Vasquez-Perez, 22, who broke into his home in an attempt to hide from cops, police said. (City of Palmetto/Manatee County Sheriff's Office) A Florida politician shot an alleged intruder who crashed his vehicle into another house while attempting to flee police officers, officials said. Palmetto 87

December 30, 2018 10:57 AM DaMarcus Beasley re-signs with Houston Dynamo for 20th professional season

DaMarcus Beasley will stay with the Houston Dynamo for his 20th professional season, re-signing with the Major League Soccer side for the 2019 campaign. Beasley, 36, has played with the Dynamo since joining midway through the 2014 season. The veteran left back played in 26 games -- all starts -- last season and finished with a goal and two assists for the Dynamo 65

December 30, 2018 5:51 AM N'Golo Kante goal gives Chelsea victory at Crystal Palace

N'Golo Kante's second-half goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win in a drab match at Crystal Palace and took them to within a point of third-placed Manchester City ahead of City's game at Southampton. Maurizio Sarri's side dominated possession in the early stages but were unable to get through Palace's well-organised defence, Marcos Alonso booked for throwing the ball away in frustration 58

December 28, 2018 3:05 PM Good Samaritans hailed for rushing to help elderly neighbors during fire

A Texas woman is grateful for two neighbors turned good Samaritans who rushed into a burning home to rescue her elderly grandparents. “We weren’t home,” Raelynn De Leon told KGNS-TV. “Luckily, thank God we have neighbors like that.” The fire in Laredo, Texas, occurred Wednesday night, the station reported. Ramiro Zamora saw the fire and called out to his nephew 60

December 28, 2018 1:22 PM Unidentified gunmen kill 10 gendarmes in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 10 Burkinabe gendarmes in a village near the Malian border this week, Burkina Faso’s security ministry said, in a further sign of deteriorating security in a country once seen as one of the region’s more stable. The assailants attacked and set fire to a school on Wednesday night in Loroni, a village about 250 km (155 miles) 79

December 27, 2018 10:06 AM Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni fired in the air on Thursday to disperse people protesting outside the electoral commission’s office about their exclusion from Sunday’s presidential vote, a witness told Reuters. Dozens of people had taken to the streets of Beni, where they have barricaded roads and burned 81

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 93