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Posted on June 16, 2011 by

Al-Qaeda Taps Number Two for New Leadership

Al-Qaeda has named a new leader.  Former number two and right hand man to Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri was named the new chief of al-Qaeda in a statement released online by the organization. Al-Zawahiri has long been seen as a threat. He has appeared in many videos alongside bin Laden, released countless statements condemning the West, and is currently at the top of the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list. An Egyptian-born extremist often considered the mastermind of…

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Posted on June 3, 2011 by

E. coli Outbreak Alert

E. coli Outbreak Alert A new mutated strain of E. coli is responsible for a large, deadly outbreak in Europe.  The outbreak is centered in Germany, but cases are appearing around Europe in those who traveled to Germany.  Since the outbreak began, over 1,500 people have been infected and 17 have died.  No source for the outbreak has been identified, but officials are recommending that individuals should refrain from eating raw cucumbers, tomatoes, and lettuce. What is E….

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