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Stunning footage shows Syrian sniper narrowly avoiding death [VIDEO]


              In this picture taken on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, a Free Syrian Army fighter takes his position at a previous Syrian army forces checkpoint, at the main entrance of Christian village of Yacoubieh, in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, Syria. Syrian warplanes and artillery hit targets near Damascus International Airport on Friday following a particularly bloody day of attacks in the capital that killed dozens and struck deep into the heart of the city. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

A video appearing to show a Free Syrian Army sniper narrowly avoiding death went viral on Friday, as the country's deadly 23-month-old conflict continues.

21 burned after motivational speaker encourages them to walk on hot coals

1:03 PM 07/22/2012

Nearly two dozen people were treated for burns on their feet after walking on hot coals during a motivational seminar conducted by self-help expert Tony Robbins in San Jose, California, local media reported.

Obama campaign in the red despite big Hollywood donations

1:11 PM 07/21/2012

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid a heavy barrage of advertising by opposing "super" political groups, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign spent more than it collected in June. While outraised again by Republican Mitt Romney, Obama ended the month with a hefty $97.5 million in the bank.

Tired of being typecast as conservative, CPAC speaker Jonathan Krohn turns to liberalism

12:21 AM 07/03/2012

Jonathan Krohn, the self-styled child actor whose well-choreographed 2009 speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference as a 13-year-old activist became a viral YouTube hit, has renounced conservatism and embraced gay marriage, nonconformism and Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Jerry Sandusy victim breakdown by verdict

12:37 AM 06/23/2012

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of 45 counts of sexually abusing 10 boys. Here's a breakdown, by victim, of what he was found guilty of doing and the three counts of which he was acquitted:

The real curse of the Kennedys: Their horrible treatment of women

4:14 PM 05/20/2012

Along with their waning power, wealth, privilege and prestige, here’s another element of the Camelot mystique that needs to be extinguished: the myth of “The Kennedy Curse.” It’s almost a reflexive national reaction when we hear of yet another Kennedy dying too young, so of course it was invoked again last week, when news broke that Mary Richardson Kennedy, the estranged 52-year-old wife of Robert Kennedy Jr., had hung herself in her barn on Wednesday. A curse, however, implies supernatural intervention by vengeful gods jealous of mortal youth, beauty, brilliance.

Sarkozy, the hyperactive president who disappointed France, voted out of office

5:06 PM 05/06/2012

PARIS — Nicolas Sarkozy's defeat on Sunday marked the end of a five-year presidency during which he divided a France that had put its hopes in him to break with a history of timid government complacency.

Lawmakers faulted in Fast and Furious investigative leaks

3:49 AM 03/25/2012

The latest twist in the tug of war over Department of Justice documents central to the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious came Friday evening, when a top Justice official refused a congressional request for subpoenaed documents and blamed GOP lawmakers over the leaking of sensitive information.