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Accused LA Arsonist Eyed in Vancouver Fires

Canada rejected Burkhart's claim for refugee status

(Newser) - Cops in Vancouver are wondering whether accused Los Angeles firebug Harry Burkhart hates Canadians as much as he hates Americans . Burkhart and his mother lived in the city before moving to LA, and Canadian police now suspect him of involvement in at least a dozen unsolved property arsons in Vancouver,... More »

Kids Use Body Spray to Light Selves on Fire

YouTube videos are fueling the craze, warn authorities

(Newser) - Authorities are warning of a risky trend fueled by YouTube videos: boys are spraying Axe Body Spray on their skin or clothes and igniting it. Five sixth-graders in Washington state have been caught in recent weeks, though none were injured, the Tacoma News Tribune reports. In a letter to parents,... More »

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