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After slide, flight attendant no longer with United

United Airlines officials confirmed the flight attendant who on Monday deployed and slid down an emergency evacuation slide at Bush Intercontinental Airport is no longer employed by the airline, spokesman Charlie Hobart said Wednesday. The flight attendant, whose name has not yet been released, worked on board a United Airlines flight from Sacramento, Calif., to…

Juror appears to faint during autopsy photos

A Houston medical examiner sprang into action Wednesday when a juror appeared to faint during a presentation of autopsy photos in a Seabrook slaying. Dana Hopson, a medical doctor with the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, was testifying about the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Brandon Smith when a man sitting in the front row…

Islamic State Crucifies Eight Prisoners in Raqqa

In the midst of heavy military losses, fighters from the Islamic State have crucified eight men on electrical poles in their Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, in punishment for crimes committed against the Caliphate. According to reports, three of the eight men were former members of ISIS who had tried to desert but were arrested before…

Outrage Over Muslim School-Children Refusing To Shake Hands

Swiss citizens have been outraged by the decision of a school board to allow Muslim pupils to refuse to shake hands with their teachers. On Sunday the phone number and email address of Swiss school headmaster Jürg Lauener was posted to a German blog called Politicall Incorrect News after he decided to allow two Muslim boys to refuse…