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Malaysian official evokes Hitler in tweet after Germany World Cup win

An over-excited Malaysian member of parliament, or MP, has provoked a barrage of scorn on Twitter with a six-word message of congratulations to Germany's World Cup team. "WELL DONE..BRAVO...LONG LIVE HITLER..."

Army invests in 3-D bioprinting to treat injured Soldiers

A team of scientists scans the surface of severely burned skin, creates a three-dimensional map of the wound with a laser, and then prints skin cells onto the patient using a 3-D bioprinter.

Colorado's same-sex marriage ban shouldn't stand, judge rules

A state judge struck down Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but he prevented gay and lesbian couples from immediately marrying by staying his decision.

Free Slurpees! 7-Eleven celebrates 7/11

7-Eleven is celebrating its namesake corporate holiday on July 11, otherwise known as 7/11, with a raft of free food.

Garth Brooks hopes friends in high places can save Irish shows

Garth Brooks is still holding out hope he can do shows in Ireland despite the Dublin city council saying no to two of them.

Police officer removes snake from toilet

A bathroom break for one worker at an Alabama construction office ended with an unexpected scare. Willie Harris says he couldn't believe his eyes.

Louisiana man finds the word 'God' inside eggplant

In Louisiana, a cook says he got some Heavenly encouragement in the form of an eggplant.

Wal-Mart ranked as World's Largest Company

Based on revenue, Walmart is the World's Largest Company that according to Fortune Magazine's Global 500 list. Walmart earned 476 billion dollars this year.

Drinking a cup of joe may help with exercise

If you're a coffee lover, here's some good news. Drinking a cup of joe before a workout can help burn more calorie. That's the conclusion of a study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise.

Immigration: Obama, Perry to meet

President Obama is nearly doubling the amount of money he's requesting from Congress to help in the battle over the border.

SOUTHCOM chief: Central America drug war a dire threat to U.S. national security

After observing the transnational organized crime network for 19 months as commander of U.S. Southern Command, I see the only viable approach is to work as closely as we can with as many nations in the region.

Israelis, Palestinians in game with no end

I would like to think that the horrific killings of Israeli and Palestinian children in recent days -- and the ongoing escalation between Israel and Hamas over Gaza -- will force a moment of truth, more rational thinking and real options to res

Police: N.C. grandfather shoots father, grandson fires back

A 84-year-old man shoots his son. So what does his grandson do, according to authorities, in his own father's defense? Shoot -- fatally, it turns out -- his grandfather.

Pilot buys pizza for delayed passengers

Adam Ritchie, a Domino's Pizza manager in Cheyenne, Wyoming, said he'd never received a call like the one he got Monday night. "I need to feed my whole plane," the caller told him.

Solange speaks on Jay Z fight: 'My family and I are all good'

Solange Knowles still isn't saying what prompted her elevator confrontation with her brother-in-law, Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, but she will tell you one thing: She's at peace about it.