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Source: Fox News

Woman has massive stomach tumor removed after 13 years

Tuesday 17:17 GMT

A tumor the size of a newborn baby has been removed from a hospital patient's stomach after it grew there unbeknownst to her for 13 years.

Jaundrill had an operation to successfully remove the tumor, which tipped the scales at a whopping 4.1kg, from inside her abdomen. She has decided to tell her shocking story hoping that it will serve as a warning to others about having lumps checked.

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Source: CBS News

What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?

Tuesday 09:56 GMT

The mass murder last week at the Pittsburgh Synagogue has something in common with the deadliest massacres: the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.

Tonight we're going to slow that down - so you can see why the AR-15's high-velocity ammo is the fear of every American emergency room. Mass shootings were once so shocking they were impossible to forget.

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Space storms could cause mass blackouts and destroy computers, gov't agency warns

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

Huge solar storms could cause electricity blackouts, destroy computers and bring down the internet and all communications, a study has found.

The Cabinet Office recently updated its national emergency disaster plan to rank solar storms as one of the nation’s most serious natural hazards.

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Source: The Guradian

An apocalyptic cult, 900 dead: remembering the Jonestown massacre, 40 years on

Sunday 09:53 GMT

Four decades ago this Sunday, the Reverend Jim Jones, the charismatic leader of an American cult in the Guyanese jungle, ordered his followers to murder a US congressman and several journalists, then commit mass suicide by drinking cyanide-laced fruit punch.

In his 1980 study of Jonestown, the writer Shiva Naipaul, younger brother of VS Naipaul, argued that the Peoples Temple was at heart a fundamentalist religious project – “obsessed with sin and images of apocalyptic destruction, authoritarian in its innermost impulses, instinctively thinking in terms of the saved and the damned.” The result, Naipaul wrote, “was neither racial justice nor socialism but a messianic parody of both.”

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