Brazilian fisherman accidentally shoots himself in the head with harpoon gun and survives. The harpoon barely missed hitting his brain when it shot through his left eye. The man also took a whole day before seeking medical help, and even then, he only went because his family urged him to get medical attention.
AP:French lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage on Tuesday in a 331-225 vote in the Socialist majority National Assembly.
France’s justice minister says the first weddings under the new legislation could be in June. Tuesday’s legalization comes after months of powerful protests against the bill which brought hundreds of thousands to Paris in mass marches.
France is the 14th country to legalize gay marriage.
Photo: Opponents to gay marriage, adoption and procreation assistance wave flags and shout slogans during a demonstration in Marseille, France, in February. (Jean-paul Pelissier/Reuters)
Last week, just a few days after the Boston bombings, a massive explosion took place at the West Fertilizer Company, in West, Texas. The blast damaged 150 buildings, including three of West’s four schools, killed 14 people and injured more than 160 others. Citizens of West said the look and feel of the explosion was similar to that of an atomic bomb. The cause remains unknown, and investigators are still sifting through the rubble. Today, about 1,500 West students returned to school, set up in makeshift classrooms or in nearby districts.
Chris Paul, the smallest man on the court for the LA Clippers, takes it upon himself to take it to the hoop with just seconds left in the game against the Grizzlies. This is why you want CP3 on your team…