The Gun Report: July 2, 2013 – NYTimes.com

Austin McBride, 16, died after accidentally shooting himself outside his home in Springfield, Ky., Saturday. The teen was cleaning his .22-caliber handgun in preparation for a gun show when it went off, shooting him in the stomach. McBride’s mother had been in the shower at the time of the accident.

via The Gun Report: July 2, 2013 – NYTimes.com.

Olives Sold in Northeast Recalled for Potential Botulism Risk | Food Safety News

A Rhode Island-based grocery chain is recalling certain Mediterranean olives because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) issued a voluntary recall of Bel Frantoio brand Mediterranean Olives: Calcidica Sweet Monday after the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) discovered that the product was stored at room temperature when it should have been kept refrigerated, allowing for the potential growth of Clostridium botulinum bacteria.

via Olives Sold in Northeast Recalled for Potential Botulism Risk | Food Safety News.

HOPE not hate news: Muslim graves at Christchurch Cemetery, Newport, desecrated by racist vandals

Muslim graves at a Newport cemetery have been desecrated with racist graffiti.

The vandals used white paint to write “Lee Rigby murder”, “white power” and drew swastikas on four gravestones at Christchurch Cemetery.

They also wrote the initials of the British National Party (BNP), the UK Independence Party (UKIP) and the National Front (NF).

People visiting nearby graves spoke of their disgust and shock at seeing the painted messages, which were still wet this morning.

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