Victim of Chimp Mauling Seeks Ban on Trafficking Non-Human Primates

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_fa91390d3d.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (STAMFORD, Conn.) -- A Connecticut woman who was brutally mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 appeared on Capitol Hill Thursday to support legislation that would stop interstate transport of chimps and other non-human primates. Charla Nash was blinded and left without hands and nearly all of her face after the brutal attack outside the chimp owner’s home in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Georgia Man Arrested on Wire Fraud Charges for Scamming Airlines

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_625f92a637.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A Georgia man was arrested on Wednesday and was scheduled for a Thursday arraignment after he allegedly scammed airlines out of money by fraudulently booking airline reservations as a flight crew member. Gilbert Myers Jr., 37, was arrested on Wednesday at a Beverly Hills, California hotel.

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Soldier Dad Makes Surprise Appearance at Son's Summer Camp

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_cde83272dd.jpgJupiterimages/Creatas/Thinkstock (MANCHESTER, Conn.) -- A summer camp magic performance turned truly magical all for a 9-year-old boy waiting to see his father. Ethan Christensen was brought up on stage to be part of the show at the YMCA’s Camp Indian Valley, but he had no idea just how he would be wowed by the show’s climax.

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Feds Spied on Prominent Muslim-Americans, Report Claims

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_ba225a55b6.jpgMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- A new report based on National Security Agency documents taken by Edward Snowden has revealed the names of prominent American Muslims whose emails it claims were monitored by the FBI and the NSA for years -- the most specific allegation yet of the U.S. government's domestic spying and one that officials said could compromise ongoing operations.

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Pretrial Date Set in Fla. Movie Theater Shooting; Trial Could Start in Early 2015

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_f289a79b12.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (TAMPA, Fla.) -- A retired police captain accused in a fatal movie theater shooting appeared in court Wednesday, and expected to learn when he’ll stand trial. The judge, however, set the date for another pretrial hearing to take place Sept. 10 with hopes for the trial to begin in early 2015.

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