Disney, WikiLeaks, and Roman Skulls: News Bites

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16-Year Old Favorite For Nobel Prize

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban last year for her outspoken advocacy of girls’ education in her native Pakistan.

 

Disney No Longer Lets Disable Kids Cut In Line at Theme Park

Magic Kingdom secures a place in hell…

 

Prosecutor: Biker Cop Terrorized’ Family

An NYPD undercover detective is among seven bikers facing charges for chasing an SUV through Manhattan, surrounding the vehicle, dragging the driver from the vehicle and beating him senseless in front of his family.

 

Diana Nyad Completes 48-Hour Swim

The 64-year-old swimmer finished her 48-hour swim Thursday after raising $103,000 for Superstorm Sandy victims.

 

A Cure For Meth Addicts Lurking In the Jungles of Thailand

Kratom is a mild, leaf-shaped stimulant that grows in Thailand. The Thai Minister for Justice, Pradit Sintavanarong, announced that he wants the kratom leaf removed from the country’s illicit drugs list; claiming it could help wean addicts off of methamphetamine.

 

Roman Skulls Found Beneath London

No what’s crazy? When you do some digging in the London Underground system and find 16th century Roman skulls.

 

Julian Assange Not Pleased About ‘Fifth Estate’

Assange denounces the film as “deceitful” and “toxic.”

 

Snowden Gets Visit In Russia From His Father

"I am not sure my son will be returning to the U.S. again,” his father said.

 

Utah Threatens Takeover Of National Park Areas

The government shutdown is costing them too much in tourist dollars.

 

Peanut Butter Can Detect Alzheimer’s

The key to detecting Alzheimer’s may be as simple as a scoop of peanut butter.