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TV Programs in California Interrupted With End-Of-World Prediction

Television broadcasts in Southern California were interrupted late Thursday morning with an end-of-the-world prediction, startling viewers and setting off a firestorm on social media. Erin Mireles ...


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German World War I Submarine Discovered Intact with 23 Bodies Inside

A submarine used by Germany during World War I was found basically intact and with bodies of 23 people inside off the coast of Belgium. Authorities said the UB II-type diver was found on the floor of the North Sea at about a 45 degree angle, between 82 t...


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Dead Man Found in Missouri Airport Parking Lot Eight Months After He Went Missing

A 53-year-old Kansas man missing for eight months has been found dead inside his truck at a busy airport — and now his family wants some answers. Relatives of Randy Potter, along with their attorney and a private investigator, believe the former T-Mobile manager died sho...


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NY Times Reporter Slammed After Saying Boy Mowing White House Lawn Sends Bad Signal on Child Labor

former New York Times labor reporter has been slammed on social media for a snarky tweet hitting the White House for letting an 11-year-old boy mow the Rose Garden lawn last week. Steven Greenhouse, who worked for the Times for 31 years and still writes...


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Ex-Humane Society Director Arrested for Animal Cruelty

Authorities in Georgia arrested the former director of the Albany Humane Society on a charge of animal cruelty. Andy Sartiano, 54, was arrested Wednesday morning after being accused of giving an employee orders to break a cat’s neck as a form of euthana...


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Berkeley Topless Ordinance Debate Ends With Nude Protester Rant

A Berkeley, Calif., woman shed her clothes and ranted atop city council members’ tables Tuesday night after lawmakers tabled a proposed ordinance that would allow women to bare their breasts in public. Gypsy Taub, 48, wrote about what she described as t...


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Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Cleans Up Hurricane Irma Debris in Viral Video

Everyone is pitching in to clean up Florida after Hurricane Irma. That now includes a chainsaw-wielding nun. Sister Margaret Ann of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in southwest Miami-Dade County decided to help out by cutting down a fa...


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Mother Who Chose Baby Over Chemotherapy Dies Three Days After Giving Birth

A Michigan woman who chose to forego cancer treatments that would have prolonged her life but ended her pregnancy died Saturday, three days after giving birth to her sixth child. "I'll see you in Heaven,” Nick DeKlyen said to his wife just before she di...


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Graham Wants to Haul Back Comey to Testify on Clinton Email Case, Says 'I Smell a Rat'

Sen. Lindsey Graham told Fox News on Thursday that he wants to bring back James Comey to testify on Capitol Hill, citing concerns about his statements on the conclusion of the Hillary Clinton email case. “This doesn’t add up, and I smell a rat here,” Gr...


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Michelle Obama, Not Melania Trump, Makes International Best Dressed List and People Blame Politics

Vanity Fair just released its annual International Best Dressed List, but there’s one name in particular that’s missing and people have taken notice. First Lady Mel...


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Cher Gets Profane in Twitter Spat Over DACA

Cher got into a viral confrontation with a Twitter user on Tuesday who called out the singer's pledge to offer a DREAMer a place to stay, shortly after the Trump administration announced plans to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. ...


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Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to give Columbus Day a very different name: Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The council voted Wednesday to replace Christopher Columbus' name on the holiday with a celebration of indigenous people, ...


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Reporter Slammed on Social Media for Alerting the Police to 'Looters'

With all eyes on the growing tragedy in Houston Texas, one reporter is being taken to task for his prioritizing of the events. After noticing what he called "looters," ABC’s Tom Llamas is being criticized by many on social media for his response. Llamas...


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Accused Florida Drug Dealer Hides $1,000 in Rectum

Florida police arrested a man following a traffic stop when they found he was carrying an assortment of drugs and a large amount of money. But the biggest surprise came when they got back to the station and found the cash had disappeared but $20 bills were falling from his rectu...


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Health Professionals Report Cases Where People Put Sunscreen on Their Eyeballs to Watch Eclipse

A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse. KRCTV.com ...


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Bull Gores Anti-Bullfighting Activist Who Jumped into French Arena

An anti-bullfighting activist protesting the gory sport on Sunday was attacked by a bull when he jumped into a French arena in an attempt to protect the animal, police said.  A man in his 30s and a woman attending the event in Carcassone in southern Fra...


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Police Charge ANTIFA Protester Shot in Balls With Three Felony Assault Charges

Joshua Stuart Cobin, 29, from Scottsdale, was booked on three felony counts of aggravated assault on police and one misdemeanor c...


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Nancy Pelosi's Father Helped Dedicate Confederate Monument

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has ramped up calls to remove "reprehensible" Confederate statues from the halls of Congress -- but left unsaid in her public denunciations is that her father helped dedicate such a statue decades ago while mayor of Baltimore.  ...


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Air Force Pilot Performs Miracle Landing With No Wheels or Canopy

Capt. Brett DeVries said he had to think fast when a “donut of gas” enveloped his gun and aircraft over Michigan’s Grayling Air Gunnery Range -- forcing him to make a dramatic belly-landing. The 30 mm gun of his A-10 jet misfired just as the entire cano...


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Arizona Mom Accused of Recording Herself Molesting Children, Selling Videos Online

An Arizona mother has been accused of taking videos of herself molesting two children and selling them online. Court documents show that Keri Harwood, 28, has been accused of recording herself molesting two young children a number of times in the bathro...


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Couple Transporting Grill Injured After SUV Explodes When Wife Lights Up Cig

A couple transporting a barbecue grill was injured Sunday after their rental SUV exploded, Orlando police said. Authorities say the crash happened about 3:30 p.m. near the entrance of the Central Florida Fairgrounds near Colonial Drive and Pete Parrish Boulevard. The couple, ident...


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Australian Teen's Feet Bloodied by Mystery Sea Creatures

A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts. Sam Kanizay's legs felt sore after playing a game of football on Saturday, so he decided to soak them at the beach. About 30 minutes later, the 16-year-o...


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Woman Charged With Murder for Shooting Her Wife in the Face

Prosecutors say a woman shot and killed her wife Sunday in their New Jersey home. Laura Bluestein, 28, was charged Monday with first degree murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and tampering with evidence.  Police were called Sunday by a relative of Bluestein, wh...


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Amazon Causes Stink With Trump-Tweet Toilet Paper

Amazon on Friday was offering rolls of toilet paper printed with tweets from President Trump. The Internet retail giant was offering individual rolls for $11.99 for Amazon Prime customers...


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VIDEO: Thai Man Teases Asian Black Bear With Food. Bear Eats Him Instead.

On Wednesday, 38-year-old Fon Promlad decided to tease an Asian black bear in the Luang Pu Lamai Monastery in Phetchabun province, Thailand, by dangling a bowl of rice with a stick. It wasn’t the rice that got eaten. ...


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Kentucky Teenager Sitting on Hammock Killed After Tree Falls on Her

A Kentucky teenager sitting on a hammock was killed Tuesday when a tree collapsed and toppled on her, crushing her to death. ...


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Al Gore's Home Uses 21x More Energy Than Average US Household

A new report found that former Vice President Al Gore’s estate near Nashville, Tennessee, used more than 21 times more energy than the average U.S. household over the past year. The report by the National Center for P...


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Bridge Jumper Seriously Injures Idaho Teen Floating in River

An Idaho teen was seriously injured after a large adult man jumped from a bridge and landed directly on her stomach while she was floating in a river. Cienna Cook, 19, was enjoying the water Sunday when a 250-pound man leaped and fell feet-first on her ...


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NASA Searches For Planetary Protection Officer to Save Earth From Alien Contamination

Looking for a fresh career challenge? NASA is searching for a planetary protection officer to protect Earth from extraterrestrial contamination. While the job title may conjure up images of Will Smith in “Independence Day,” the role, which has a salary ...


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Naked Home Invader Tries to Shower With Woman, Then Cleans Dirty Dishes

A home intruder made himself comfortable inside a New Jersey residence Wednesday morning, stripping off his clothes and trying to get in the shower with someone inside before cleaning dirty dishes in the sink, police said. James King, of Jamaica, Queens...


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Police Arrest One-Armed Clown Wielding Machete

Police in Maine arrested a 31-year-old man after he was reported wearing a clown mask and wielding a machete, ...


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Audi Apologizes for Sexist Ad in China

German luxury automotive brand Audi apologized Wednesday for airing a sexist commercial in China in which a bride is inspected as if she were a used car. The company told USA TODAY in a statement that it "deeply regrets" the ad, which it said was created by the used car division of its joint vent...


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Top US General Warns Against Rogue Killer Robots

The second highest-ranking general in the U.S. military on Tuesday warned lawmakers against equipping the military with autonomous weapons systems that humans could lose control of and advocated for keeping the "ethical rules of war" in place. In a Senate Armed Services Commi...


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Man Who Killed and Raped Stepdaughter's Corpse Challenges Divorce Terms

The man who was convicted of having sex with his stepdaughter’s corpse after he killed her is challenging the divorce terms with her mother. Gregory Graf, 55, said Monday in court via a video feed from his Pennsylvania prison cell that he never agreed t...


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USC Ex-Dean Lived Secret Life of Drugs, Parties and Prostitutes

A former USC dean who described himself as a “God” to medical students lived a secret life of drinking, drug use and partying with addicts and prostitutes – sometimes even after-hours on the school’s campus -- according to an explosive new investigative report. ...


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Child Riding Wave on Florida Beach Hit by Pickup Truck

A 4-year-old boy was hit by a pickup truck and seriously injured on Sunday after the child rode a wave on a Florida beach too close to a traffic lane, officials said. The accident happened around 3 p.m. on Ormond Beach, after authorities closed the area to vehicles because high tide was covering ...


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Texas Veteran Says He Was Fired From Home Depot After Confronting Shoplifters

A 70-year-old veteran says he’s out of a job after he tried to stop some thieves from leaving the Home Depot store where he worked. It appears what he saw as doing the right thing was against company policy. Jim Tinney says trying to do the right thing has guided him pre...


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Would You Hire This Man?

Mark Cropp just wants to to get a job and support his family, but something unique is holding him back. A giant tattoo saying "DEVAST8" covers half of his face, and, perhaps not suprisingly, it's off-putting for potential employers. ...


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Ex-Prisoner Uses Shirt to Rescue Man

A man living in a Connecticut halfway house passed up a job interview to save a wounded stranger’s life. Aaron Tucker, 32, said he left the Isaiah House in Bridgeport, Conn. with less than two dollars in his pocket Wednesday morning. The good Samaritan was en route to a job interview for a bus bo...


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World War II Pilot's Remains Found in Tree

For more than 70 years a tree protected the remains of a World War II fighter pilot from Washington state whose plane crashed in Germany in 1945. The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William Gray of Kirkland were returned to his family Friday for a bu...


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CNN Anchor Mistakes Star-Spangled Banner for French National Anthem

CNN anchor Poppy Harlow mistook the Star-Spangled Banner for the French national anthem, while covering President Trump's arrival in the country Thursday.  Trump is in France to meet with President Emmanuel Macro...


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Pennsylvania Woman Lit Boyfriend on Fire & Used Urine to Put Out Flames

A Pennsylvania woman was nabbed after cops say she lit her boyfriend on fire and then used urine to put out the blaze. Leigh Ann Sepelyak, 38, allegedly set her beau ablaze early Sunday following a heated argument in the base...


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Man Not Fazed After Delta Stewardess Breaks Wine Bottle on His Head

A wine bottle broken on his head did not faze a man who lunged for an exit door and fought with other passengers on an international Delta Air Lines flight to Beijing, the FBI said. Authorities said Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, 23, of Tampa, Florida forced a...


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Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria While Fishing Off Alabama Coast

A 70-year-old woman nearly lost her hand after contracting flesh-eating bacteria while fishing with her husband on Alabama’s Gulf Coast last week. The unidentified woman reportedly reached into a bucket of live shrimp bait and pricked the back of her hand, though it was not clea...


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Florida Man Sits on Gun & Shoots Himself in Penis

A man from Florida suffered a self-inflicted bullet after accidentally shooting himself in the penis. And local outlets report the man may now face criminal charges for possessing the gun in the first place. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Cedrick Jelks...


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7 Tourists Killed, Bodies Eaten By Lizards

A young Belgium backpacker has become the seventh tourist found dead in Thailand’s Koh Tao in the last three years. Elise Dallemange, 30, was found in the jungle on April 28 having been half-eaten by lizards. Elise’s devastated mother Michele van Egten has now revealed she does no...


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Man Under Arrest Hands Cop 'Get Out of Jail Free' Monopoly Card

According to authorities, officers pulled over a car registered to someone wanted on a warrant and saw that a passenger was not wearing a seat-belt. Depu...


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Playground Slide Explodes, Burning 9-Year-Old Boy

A young Wisconsin boy was injured last week after a slide he was riding bubbled up and exploded. Giuseppe Storniolo, 9, was at the Reservoir Park in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb, with his parents, sister and brother when the incident occurred, according to ...


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TSA Finally Nabs Something: Finds 20-pound Lobster

Officials from the Transportation Security Administration said there's no "claws" for alarm after a roughly 20-pound live lobster was spotted in a person's checked luggage at Logan International Airport over the weekend. ...


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