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Wife's Attempt to Keep Tabs on Her Man Ends Poorly

Well, that did not go well, did it?

(Newser) - It wasn't a bomb, but a GPS tracker planted by a suspicious wife kind of blew up: A retired military member called police in Leeds, UK, Tuesday when he noticed what he considered to be a "viable device" in his vehicle. Fearing he was a target of terrorists,... More »

Male Student, 15, Held in Teacher's Stabbing Death

Police say it's an isolated incident

(Newser) - Police arrested a 15-year-old student today at a Catholic school in Leeds, England, after he allegedly stabbed a teacher there. The teacher, whom students identified as Anne Maguire, 61, was taken to the hospital, but later pronounced dead, the Telegraph reports. "We would like to reassure people that this... More »

Tarantula Barb Jabs Owner in the Eye

UK man's condition baffles ophthalmologists

(Newser) - A 29-year-old British man has new respect for his pet tarantula after the spider sprayed tiny barbed hairs into his face and some of the microscopic weapons penetrated his eye. The man wasn't responding to treatment for conjunctivitis—which made sense after an ophthalmologist cranked up the magnification to examine... More »

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