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Aug 22, 2019

Doctor who performed brain studies for sex cult Nxivm loses his license
The doctor who performed controversial brain studies for the sex cult Nxivm had his license revoked by the New York State Health Department, a report said. Dr. Brandon Porter, who performed unsanctioned research including a "fright study" for Nxivm, had his license taken away due to his work for the Albany-based cult, according to NBC...

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Aug 22, 2019

Cal State Fullerton suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of co-worker
A Cal State Fullerton staffer was arrested in the fatal stabbing of his co-worker after spending two days on the run, police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo, 51, was cuffed at his home in Huntington Beach Wednesday at about 10:15 p.m., Fullerton Police Chief Robert Dunn said in a press conference. Authorities say Vo killed Steven...

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Aug 22, 2019

Spanish police bust pervert accused of snapping over 500 up-skirt photos
A serial perv who allegedly snapped hundreds of up-skirt photos was busted by Spanish authorities who tracked online activity to catch him in the act, a report said. The Spanish National Police arrested the man in Madrid on Wednesday while he was snapping an illicit shot using a camera hidden in a backpack, CNN reported....

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Aug 22, 2019

8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home
A mountain lion left an 8-year-old boy with serious injuries when the beast attacked the child while he was playing outside his home in Colorado, officials said. The animal pounced on the boy Wednesday evening while he and his friend were playing on a trampoline in their Bailey neighborhood, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife....

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Aug 22, 2019

50 Shades of Red Face: College kid accidentally reveals kinky cuffs to mom
Her face is fifty shades of red. A California college student was embarrassed beyond belief when she sent her mom a photo of her new bedroom —and forgot to remove a set of kinky handcuffs dangling from the headboard of her bed, she admitted on social media. "Mum's been asking for pics of my new...

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Aug 22, 2019

Proud Boys leader admits rallies all about brawling, costing ‘millions'
Proud Boys rallies are all about brawling with anti-fascists and wasting the public's money, the group's leader has been caught on video admitting. The video was posted by Huffpost.com on Thursday. "We've wasted all their f—ing resources to make this rally," Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was taped saying during the group's latest rally, held...

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Aug 22, 2019

Sean Spicer pumped for ‘Dancing With the Stars'
Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer will approach "Dancing with the Stars" much like he did the challenge of national politics in America's hyper-partisan environment. "We may or may not be treating this like a campaign," Spicer told Kelly Collis and Tommy McFly, the hosts of "The Tommy Show," a morning broadcast in DC. "We've...

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Aug 22, 2019

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can't afford to fight Amazon fires
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can't afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro, who was elected last year, has faced criticism for not doing enough to contain deforestation as the Amazon faces a record number of wildfires — which are up 84% from the same period last year....

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Bagel Boss' Chris Morgan gets slapped in face by Lenny Dykstra
That's a low blow! Tempers boiled over Thursday in Philadelphia when troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra met his future boxing opponent — woman-hating "Bagel Boss" guy Chris Morgan. The pint-sized brawler from Long Island went to shake Dykstra's hand — but got slapped in the face instead and winced in shame. The retired MLB All-Star...

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Aug 22, 2019

Missing Cipriani Dolci head chef Andrea Zamperoni found dead in Queens hostel
The missing head chef at the ritzy Cipriani Dolci restaurant has been found dead in a Queens rooming house, police said Thursday. Andrea Zamperoni, 33, was found at the Kamway Lodge & Tavern in Elmhurst at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday by police officers responding to a call of an unconscious man. He was found to...

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Aug 22, 2019

Los Angeles toddler rescued after parents' murder-suicide: cops
A 2-year-old girl was found unharmed in her Los Angeles home after her parents died in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. The toddler was inside the Sun Valley home Monday when her father, Perry Forman, 63, fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. Officers responding...

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Aug 22, 2019

Walmart to renovate and reopen El Paso store with mass shooting memorial
The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were gunned earlier this month is set reopen after a renovation that will include the installation of a memorial for the victims, company officials said. The total overhaul of the Walmart in El Paso's Cielo Vista Mall is expected to take roughly three to four months, Walmart spokesman...

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Aug 22, 2019

Purple Rolls-Royce hits and kills pedestrian in London
A 66-year-old pedestrian reportedly was struck and killed by a purple Rolls-Royce in central London early Thursday. The man was hit around 3 a.m. by the Rolls-Royce Wraith in Westminster and pronounced dead at the scene, the Telegraph reported. His name has not been released. The driver of the luxury vehicle remained at the scene...

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Aug 22, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez slammed for calling the Electoral College a racist ‘scam'
Republicans have ripped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for calling the Electoral College a racist "scam" that favors mostly white and rural states at the expense of those with large minority populations. The 29-year-old freshman lawmaker wants to eliminate the current system in favor of electing the president through a popular vote, which would shift power to...

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Aug 22, 2019

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel
A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas Strip. The filthy, gaunt-looking woman — identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee — was discovered by a Dutch TV crew while interviewing some of the hundreds of homeless people who camp out...

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Aug 22, 2019

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training
Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia. She suffered a cardiac arrest while training, according to the regional athletics federation, while local media...

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Aug 22, 2019

8-year-old takes parents' car for 87-mph joyride on the Autobahn
He should have stuck to his Hot Wheels. An 8-year-old German boy took his parents' Volkswagen Golf on a late-night joyride on the Autobahn, hitting speeds of 87 miles per hour, the Guardian reported. The pint-size speed demon even had the presence of mind to pull over, put on the car's hazard lights and place...

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Aug 22, 2019

Why you'll no longer find ‘convicted felons' in San Francisco
"Convicted felons" may be getting a makeover in San Francisco. Under a new resolution by the city's Board of Supervisors — which voted to use "person-first" language in the criminal justice system — they'll be referred to as "justice-involved persons,"  the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The guidelines nix other terms too, such as  "prisoner," "convict"...

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Aug 22, 2019

Former cheerleader accused of killing her newborn will face trial next month
Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, will face trial Sept. 3 on murder charges in the death of her baby.

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Aug 22, 2019

Woman says ‘YOLO' after bashing boyfriend's truck with aluminum bat: cops
A soused Indiana woman demolished her boyfriend's truck with a softball bat, threatened to burn down his home — and then laughed on the way to jail, saying "YOLO," deputies said. Kristin Nicole Trzoski, 37, of Valparaiso, was arrested late Tuesday at the home she shares with Chad Lukas, after admitting to Porter County deputies...

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Aug 22, 2019

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe
The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to a report. Among those being hauled into court are the lieutenants who were in charge of the Metropolitan Correctional Center on the night Epstein hanged himself...

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Aug 22, 2019

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House
Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation's highest civilian honor. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer, a Manhattan native who graduated from the former Andrew Jackson High School in Queens before going on...

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Aug 22, 2019

Trump honors Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House
President Trump awarded Boston Celtics legend and native New Yorker Bob Cousy the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation's highest civilian honor. The commander in chief presented the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer in the Oval Office as his daughters and a few grandchildren looked...

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Aug 22, 2019

All passengers make it out of fiery plane crash alive
All 10 people aboard a small jet plane that went up in flames when it crashed just off the runway at a California airport made it out alive, reports said. The pilot of the twin-engine Cessna Citation jet, heading from Oroville to Portland International Airport, aborted takeoff at Oroville Municipal Airport around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday...

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Aug 22, 2019

‘50 Shades of Orange' star says he was denied mortgage for buying illegal tanning drugs
A British tanning addict who once appeared in a TV documentary claimed that he's been denied a mortgage — because he injects himself with an illegal drug to look like a "human solar panel," according to a new report. Karl Dinis, 37, of Llanishen, Cardiff, was featured on "Tantastic: 50 Shades of Orange," which appeared...

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Aug 22, 2019

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC
A young Republican who fancies herself as the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing Democrats like members of "The Squad." Catalina Lauf, 26, on Tuesday announced she is running in Illinois' 14th Congressional District — taking on incumbent Democrat Lauren Underwood — and could become...

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Aug 22, 2019

Authorities ban single-use plastics from Mount Everest
There's no great future in plastics — at least atop Mount Everest, Nepalese authorities said Thursday. Soft drink bottles and other single-use plastics less than 0.03 millimeters thick won't be allowed to accompany thrill-seekers on the world's tallest mountain and other peaks in the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu municipality beginning in January, AFP reports. "If we...

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Aug 22, 2019

Ally Kostial murder: Suspect Brandon Theesfeld requests psychological evaluation
The man accused of gunning down Ole Miss student Ally Kostial has requested a psychological evaluation. Brandon Theesfeld, 22, of Texas, appeared in court Thursday on murder charges in the death of 21-year-old Kostial, whose body was found July 20 about 30 miles from the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford. His attorney, Tony Farese,...

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Aug 22, 2019

Gary Ray Bowles, serial killer who targeted gay men, set to be executed
A Florida serial killer who targeted older, gay men in a months-long killing rampage 25 years ago is set to be executed. Gary Ray Bowles, 57, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday night at Florida Day Prison in Stark. Bowles began in his eight-month killing spree in March 1994 and left his victims...

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Aug 22, 2019

Conservative radio host Joe Walsh may run against Trump
Joe Walsh, a conservative radio host who served one term as an Illinois congressman, is inching toward challenging President Trump in a Republican primary. "I'm strongly, strongly considering it. That's — again, I'm not trying to be cute or coy. I've told you before — if somebody's going to get in there and go after...

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Aug 22, 2019

What a 20 million-year-old monkey skull reveals about the evolution of human brains
A rare, palm-size, 20 million-year-old fossil skull from an extinct monkey that was discovered high in the Andes Mountains is helping researchers learn more about the evolution of the human brain. The fossilized skull is the only known specimen of the extinct Chilecebus carrascoensis, a New World monkey that lived in what is now Chile...

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Aug 22, 2019

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork
Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person.

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Aug 22, 2019

Luis Castillo's lawyer demands to know ‘next step' after drug accusation
A lawyer for ex-Mets infielder Luis Castillo has demanded his client receive an apology from authorities in the Dominican Republic after he was implicated in a massive, international drug-trafficking ring. Darren Heitner has insisted that the former MLBer did not have any involvement in the cocaine and opioid empire of César Emilio Peralta. "At this...

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Aug 22, 2019

Judge: I wish I could ‘castrate' perv who recorded kids with secret cameras
If the law allowed, an Oklahoma judge would "castrate" a perv accused of secretly recording a "staggering" number of victims — including children and teens — in their homes, she said this week. Ryan Alden — now facing a life sentence — was working for a company that installed security systems in people's homes when...

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Aug 22, 2019

California gun traffickers used Snapchat to sell illegal firearms
A 22-year-old man allegedly used Snapchat to market illegal firearms from Nevada to potential customers in California's Bay area - but was caught when one of his ads reached an undercover ATF agent, according to a report. In one post on the popular social media site, Anthony Reed is seen tapping a woman on the...

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Aug 22, 2019

New Zealand Parliament speaker holds, feeds lawmaker's baby at debate
New Zealand's Parliament speaker cradled and bottle-fed another lawmaker's infant son as he presided over a debate this week — warming hearts in the room and on social media when the snap went viral. Trevor Mallard held Tutanekai Smith-Coffey, the son of Labor Parliament member Tamati Coffey, rocking him in his arms during Wednesday's general...

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Aug 22, 2019

Man ‘butchered' and ate ex-girlfriend who dumped him: prosecutor
An Indiana madman accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body - including her heart and brain - savagely mutilated the woman after she ended their relationship days earlier, a prosecutor told jurors. Joseph Oberhansley, 38, left the dismembered body of Tammy Jo Blanton, 46, in a bathtub in her Jeffersonville home...

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Aug 22, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly ordered more marriages to keep women in sex ring
Jeffrey Epstein directed at least three separate marriages between women in his sex trafficking operation — as part of an attempt to keep non-citizen members of his entourage working for him, according to a new report. The allegations of fraudulent marriages come after a victim claimed in a lawsuit Tuesday that the wealthy pedophile coerced...

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Aug 22, 2019

Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir won't be there during Mike Pence's visit
Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that she won't be around when Vice President Mike Pence visits the country next month. The leader of the Nordic nation has planned for months to give a keynote speech for the Council of Nordic Trade Unions' annual meeting in Malmo, Sweden on Sept. 3, which happens to be...

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Aug 22, 2019

Officials let Jeffrey Epstein spend time at Palm Beach mansion during jail sentence
Jeffrey Epstein's controversial plea deal in Florida was even more lenient than initially believed — thanks to sheriff's officials who allowed the convicted sex offender to return to his Palm Beach mansion for hours at a time. Officials with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office approved Epstein leaving his office each day to return to...

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Aug 22, 2019

At least 8 jail workers knew Jeffrey Epstein shouldn't have been left alone in cell
At least eight jail staffers were aware that strict instructions had been given not to leave Jeffrey Epstein alone in his cell - but the order was apparently ignored in the 24 hours before he hanged himself, according to a report. Investigators looking into the apparent failure to follow instructions were shocked that so many...

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Aug 22, 2019

British consulate staffer Simon Cheng held in China for soliciting prostitute: report
A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," according to a state-backed newspaper. The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday that Simon Cheng had been detained in the border city of Shenzhen neighboring Hong Kong. The trade and investment officer at consulate in the former...

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Aug 22, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's newly created will could take years to open and pay out damages
It could take years to pry open disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's will and dole out damages among his dozens of accusers, experts say. Epstein's will, with its newly created, $577 million 1953 Trust — named after the year of his birth — emerged in the wake of the 66-year-old money manager's suicide behind bars as...

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Aug 22, 2019

Investigators still haven't raided Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch
Jeffrey Epstein's multi-million dollar "Zorro Ranch" in New Mexico — where he's alleged to have sexually abused multiple victims — still hasn't been searched by investigators, a new report said. The sprawling estate in Stanley is the only property in the US belonging to the late pedophile that hasn't been raided, CBS News reported. Epstein...

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Aug 22, 2019

William Barr tries to tamp down Epstein suicide conspiracy theories
Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he has seen no evidence to contradict the determination that Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging - despite "irregularities" at the jail where the pedophile died. "We have found serious irregularities at the center, but at the same time I have seen nothing that undercuts the finding...

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Aug 22, 2019

Why Jeffrey Epstein was dropped off the New Mexico sex offender registry
Jeffrey Epstein was removed from the sex offender registry in New Mexico, thanks to a loophole, according to a new report. The multi-millionaire pedophile registered as a sex offender in 2010 following his conviction in Florida on child prostitution charges, CBS News reported. But two days later, he was dropped from New Mexico's list. State...

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Aug 22, 2019

Drugged up man busted after trying to use gauze, Band-Aids to fix flat tires: cops
It's gonna take more than a Band-Aid to patch up this mess. A man under the influence of drugs in California tried to use gauze and Band-Aids to patch up his car's two flat driver's side tires, authorities said. Police discovered the crudely attempted fix when they were dispatched to Felipe Road and Barbadanes in...

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Aug 22, 2019

Drugged-up man busted after trying to use gauze, Band-Aids to fix flat tires: cops
It's gonna take more than a Band-Aid to patch up this mess. A man under the influence of drugs in California tried to use gauze and Band-Aids to patch up his car's two flat driver's side tires, authorities said. Police discovered the crudely attempted fix when they were dispatched to Felipe Road and Barbadanes in...

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Aug 22, 2019

Spacewalking NASA astronauts add parking spot to space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday. NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan successfully installed a docking port delivered by SpaceX last month. It will be used by SpaceX and Boeing once they start launching astronauts to the orbiting lab late this year or...

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Aug 22, 2019

Defendant sucker-punches his attorney in Arizona courtroom
A defendant standing trial on allegations of attacking a corrections officer sucker-punched his attorney in an Arizona courtroom after the judge ordered him to leave, according to a report. The defendant, Lamont Payne, had repeatedly interrupted the judge during the courtroom proceeding last year, KTVK-TV of Phoenix reported. "He was swearing and rolling his eyes...

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Aug 22, 2019

Former youth swim team photographer charged with child molestation
MENLO PARK, Calif. — A former youth swim team photographer arrested last month on suspicion of molesting boys has been charged with sexual assault in Northern California after authorities say six more alleged victims came forward. Randolph Haldeman was arrested Wednesday at his Menlo Park home. He's facing 20 charges, including sodomy and committing lewd...

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Aug 22, 2019

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist
BERLIN — A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that's true. Officials in Bielefeld said Wednesday they'll give 1 million euros ($1.1 million) to the person who delivers solid proof of its non-existence. They said there...

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Aug 21, 2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries
The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that have been plaguing both teen...

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Aug 21, 2019

Teens plead not guilty in bloody assault of lesbian couple on bus
Four teenage boys accused of viciously attacking a lesbian couple when the pair refused to kiss on a London bus pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. The group — who range in age from 15 to 17 — allegedly harassed Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Christine Hannigan, 29, as the couple headed home from a...

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Aug 21, 2019

Shirtless man carrying topless, life-sized woman doll freaks out neighborhood
Several Kansas City, Missouri, residents were freaked out Wednesday when they spotted a shirtless man lugging around what appeared to be a topless, unconscious woman — but in reality was just a life-sized doll. Police said they received multiple calls starting around 11:20 a.m., about the suspected creep, who according to one person, looked like...

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Aug 21, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee ends long-shot bid for president
Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night that he's dropping out of the race. The Washington governor first shared the news on "The Rachel Maddow Show" telling the MSNBC host, "It's become clear that I'm not gonna be carrying the ball, I'm not gonna be the president." Maddow pushed Inslee on his future political...

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Aug 21, 2019

Chinese official tells US to mind its own business on Hong Kong
One of China's top diplomats said Wednesday that Americans like Mitch McConnell should heed President Trump's view that the demonstrations rocking Hong Kong are an internal matter for the Chinese — and that everybody else should butt out. "President Trump called it China's internal affairs, and [said] they're going to deal with it themselves," Huang...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump takes payroll tax cut off the table
A payroll tax cut to add money to workers' pockets was taken off the table Wednesday by President Trump — who said the economy was healthy enough without it. "We don't need it. We have a strong economy," the president told reporters at a White House press briefing. Trump also squashed a plan he floated...

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Aug 21, 2019

Texas executes man for 1998 slaying of college student
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the December...

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Aug 21, 2019

Cleveland cop allegedly filmed himself urinating on 12-year-old girl at school bus stop
A Cleveland police officer was arrested for allegedly recording himself urinating on a 12-year-old girl while she was waiting for her school bus, according to a report. Officer Solomon Nhiwatiwa, 34, drove up to the minor last Friday in Euclid, Ohio and first tried to kidnap her, asking if she'd like a ride to school,...

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Aug 21, 2019

Cleveland cop allegedly filmed himself urinating on girl at school bus stop
A Cleveland police officer was arrested for allegedly recording himself urinating on a 12-year-old girl while she was waiting for her school bus, according to a report. Officer Solomon Nhiwatiwa, 34, drove up to the minor last Friday in Euclid, Ohio and first tried to kidnap her, asking if she'd like a ride to school,...

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Aug 21, 2019

First images of Titanic in 14 years show ‘shocking' decay
Rose would be so disappointed. For the first time in nearly 15 years, footage has been captured showing the wreck of the Titanic — and things aren't looking good for the legendary ship. "Titanic is returning to nature," said Parks Stephenson, a ship historian who spoke to the BBC and was part of a new...

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Aug 21, 2019

New images of the Titanic show ‘shocking' decay
Rose would be so disappointed. For the first time in nearly 15 years, footage has been captured by humans showing the wreck of the Titanic — and things aren't looking good for the legendary ship. "Titanic is returning to nature," said Parks Stephenson, a ship historian who spoke to the BBC and was part of...

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Aug 21, 2019

Couple charged in boat crash that killed young Alabama schoolteacher
An Alabama couple was arrested Wednesday in connection with a tragic boat crash that left a 26-year-old elementary school teacher dead, authorities said. Jodi and Nick Suggs, both 50, were charged with criminally negligent homicide for the Fourth of July collision between their boat and the watercraft the teacher, Kelsey Starling, was aboard with five...

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Aug 21, 2019

Bungee cord snaps as Florida amusement park ride prepares to launch
Freaked-out amusement park riders say they "dodged death" when a bungee cord attached to a ride in Florida broke moments before they were launched into the air. Footage of the scare was captured Saturday night at Cobra Beach Adventure Park in Panama City Beach, where there was a mishap on the Vertical Accelerator rider, news...

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Aug 21, 2019

Marriott worker had stash of guns and tactical gear, threatened mass shooting: cops
A Marriott employee in California allegedly amassed a large arsenal of weapons and tactical gear in hopes of carrying out a mass shooting at his workplace, authorities said Wednesday. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, of Huntington Beach, was planning to take out his co-workers with high-powered firearms — including two assault rifles and a pump-action shotgun —...

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Aug 21, 2019

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station
A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at 2:45 p.m. at the Lancaster police station in the California city — about 77 miles north of Los Angeles, the sheriff's office said. Police were investigating if...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump launches effort against fentanyl trafficking
The Trump administration Wednesday launched a new effort to crack down on deadly trafficking of fentanyl into the United States by seeking help from private businesses. White House officials issued guidance to businesses detailing the patterns of how synthetic opioids are manufactured from China and shipped illegally into the United States. They're asking private businesses...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump says he's the ‘chosen one' to confront China over trade
President Trump on Wednesday proclaimed that he was the "chosen one" to end China's unfair trade practices — and again blamed his predecessors for not dealing with the issue during their own time in office. "I am the chosen one," the president, looking heavenward, told reporters Wednesday on the South Lawn before leaving the White...

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Aug 21, 2019

Threats made against Rep. Nydia Velázquez being probed by cops
Police were investigating shooting threats against US Rep. Nydia Velázquez on Wednesday, cops said. Someone called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office in Washington on Friday and claimed he had a friend who was going to kill Velázquez — prompting Velazquez to file a report with police on Wednesday. The caller said his friend "is going...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump says Jews who vote for Democrats are disloyal to Israel
President Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his claim that Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats were "disloyal" — and clarified that he was referring to a lack of loyalty to Israel, a key US ally but also a foreign government. "I think that if you vote for a Democrat you are very, very disloyal...

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Aug 21, 2019

Safari lodge owner known as ‘Lion Man' mauled to death by captive big cats
Leon van Biljon, 70, was killed by his own captive lions Tuesday at Mahala View Lion Lodge in Cullinan as he attempted to fix a broken fence, the Times of the UK reported.

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Aug 21, 2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police over response to subway mob attack
HONG KONG - Thousands of jeering Hong Kong residents held a raucous anti-government protest on Wednesday at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob last month, angry that nobody has yet been prosecuted for the violence. Some masked protesters clashed with police in the sub-tropical heat, spraying fire extinguishers from the inside...

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Aug 21, 2019

Priest accused of stealing $98K from church to pay Grindr hookups
A Pennsylvania priest stole nearly $100,000 in church donations to pay men he met on Grindr for sex acts — and to pay off his personal credit cards, prosecutors said. Father Joseph McLoone, 56, was arrested on felony theft and related charges Wednesday after investigators revealed that he opened a secret checking account in 2011...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump denies he's parroting NRA in gun control debate
WASHINGTON — President Trump said Wednesday he's no puppet of the National Rifle Association. "They are Trump talking points," he said when a reporter asked if he was parroting NRA talking points by moving away from supporting universal background checks. He insisted that a chat with NRA chief Wayne LaPierre didn't compel him to distance...

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Aug 21, 2019

DC enacts emergency regulations to stop federal shelters for migrant kids
WASHINGTON — Washington, DC, has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there. The Washington Post reports the regulations by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's administration were adopted Friday and prohibit licensing facilities housing more than 15 residents. They also require the director of the city's child welfare agency...

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Aug 21, 2019

Rescuers hunt for two firefighters who went missing during Florida fishing trip
A tackle box taken by a pair of firefighters on their Florida fishing trip has been recovered, but the men remain lost at sea, authorities said. Brian McCluney and Justin Walker haven't been seen since they set sail on a 24-foot vessel Friday from Port Canaveral, according to the Jacksonville Fire Department. McCluney is a...

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Aug 21, 2019

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan
The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US -- including a call to ban assault-type rifles.

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Aug 21, 2019

Former Colorado school custodian becomes elementary school principal
A former Colorado custodian is skyrocketing up the educational ladder, landing a gig as elementary school principal this year, according to a new report.

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Aug 21, 2019

Farmer kills himself to avoid prison for massive organic food scam
A farmer who masterminded a $142 million organic food scam — and spent his ill-gotten gains on escorts and gambling in Las Vegas — killed himself after being sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to reports. Randy Constant, 61, was found dead in a vehicle inside the garage at his home in Chillicothe, Missouri,...

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Aug 21, 2019

Farmer kills himself to avoid prison for massive organic-food scam
A farmer who masterminded a $142 million organic-food scam - and spent his ill-gotten gains on escorts and gambling in Las Vegas - killed himself after being sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to reports. Randy Constant, 61, was found dead in a vehicle inside the garage at his home in Chillicothe, Missouri, on...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump calls Denmark leader's comment on his bid to buy Greenland ‘nasty'
WASHINGTON — President Trump ratcheted up his dispute with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, calling comments she made about his bid to buy Greenland "nasty." "I thought the prime minister's statement that it was an absurd idea was nasty," Trump told reporters outside the White House on Wednesday as he left for a day trip...

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Aug 21, 2019

El Paso shooting widower Antonio Basco gifted new car after his was stolen
The husband of an El Paso massacre victim was gifted a new car after his own was stolen and totaled the same weekend he buried his slain wife, according to a report. Antonio Basco, whose wife was one of the 22 killed in the Walmart shooting, was joined by thousands of mourners Friday after extending...

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Aug 21, 2019

Musician Julien Gauthier mauled to death by grizzly bear in Canadian wilderness
A musician was mauled to death by a grizzly bear in a remote area of Canada — where he had traveled to record various sounds in the wilderness, according to a new report. Julien Gauthier, 44, had been traveling with biologist Camille Toscani in the Tulita area on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories,...

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Aug 21, 2019

Cal State Fullerton stabbing: Cops release video of suspect
The suspect who allegedly stabbed a Cal State Fullerton staffer to death during a targeted on-campus attack was caught on surveillance video as he bolted from the crime scene. Video released Tuesday by the Fullerton Police Department shows the suspect running from the parking lot where he allegedly stabbed Steven Shek Keung Chan, 57, to...

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Aug 21, 2019

Yale professor accused of horrific sexual assaults at Caribbean research facility
A retired Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility in the Caribbean and conducted sickening "medical exams" of three other students, according to a scathing report by a former federal prosecutor. A 54-page report commissioned by Yale released Tuesday found that Dr. D. Eugene Redmond — who retired from Yale...

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Aug 21, 2019

US military drone shot down over Yemen
A US military drone has been shot down over Yemen by a surface-to-air missile — the second downing of an American unmanned aerial vehicle in the country in recent months. The MQ-9 Reaper drone was downed in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital, Sanaa, on Tuesday night, two US officials told Reuters on...

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Aug 21, 2019

Man arrested after botched castration surgery in Florida
That's nuts. An elderly Florida man with a bizarre castration obsession was busted by cops for allegedly performing a botched, at-home surgery on another man who he met through a site on the dark web for those with eunuch fetishes, police said. Officers with the Highlands County Sheriff's Office showed up to 74-year-old Gary Van...

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Aug 21, 2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure
A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth. The recent Weatherford High...

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump administration unveils rule allowing migrant families to be held indefinitely
The US would be able to indefinitely detain migrant families who cross the border with Mexico illegally, under a regulation unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration. The regulation replaces a long-standing court agreement that restricted how long the government could hold migrant children — a decision that is bound to spark a new court fight...

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Aug 21, 2019

Prince Andrew flew on Jeffrey Epstein's private jet with teen ‘sex slave': pilot
Prince Andrew flew on Jeffrey Epstein's private jet — twice on flights with the disgraced money manager's alleged 17-year-old sex slave Virginia Roberts, the pilot claimed, according to a new report. The royal flew on Epstein's private jet — which has also played host to VIP guests including former President Bill Clinton, model Naomi Campbell...

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Aug 21, 2019

Boris Johnson's girlfriend denied entry to US after Somaliland visit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's gal pal Carrie Symonds has been barred from entering the US on business — apparently because of her trip to Somaliland last year, according to a report. Symonds, 31, applied for entry to the US as part of her gig with Oceana, an environmental group that works to protect the...

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Aug 21, 2019

MIT director resigns over university's ties to Jeffrey Epstein
A director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Lab is resigning — because he's "ashamed" over the research center's link to Jeffrey Epstein, according to a new report. Director of the lab's Center for Civic Media Ethan Zuckerman announced his plans last week and said he was "heartbroken" over the decision, the Boston Globe...

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Aug 21, 2019

Danish royal palace ‘surprised' by cancellation of Trump's Denmark trip
The cancellation of President Trump's visit to Denmark came as "a surprise" to the Danish royal palace, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Trump nixed the trip after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen slammed his plan to buy Greenland as "an absurd discussion." "Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister...

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Aug 21, 2019

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order
A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was slapped with 15 days of administrative detention for violating regulations on "Punishments in Public Order and Security Administration," Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng...

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Aug 21, 2019

Best Buy deliveryman set elderly woman on fire and beat her to death: cops
A Best Buy deliveryman allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the Boca Raton home with his co-worker to install the appliances on Monday and was eventually left alone with Evelyn Udell...

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Aug 21, 2019

Best Buy deliveryman sets elderly woman on fire; beats her to death: cops
A Best Buy delivery man allegedly doused a woman with a liquid chemical and beat her to death after installing her washer and dryer in Florida, cops said. Jorge Luis Depre Lachazo, 21, arrived at the Boca Raton home with his coworker to install the appliances on Monday and Lachazo was eventually left alone with...

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Aug 21, 2019

Florida man attacked by a kinkajou after feeding it watermelon
A kinka-who? A man in Florida was reportedly attacked by a kinkajou — a furry mammal that's native to South and Central America. The ferocious animal — a relative of the raccoon — attacked Mike Litersky, 37, outside of his girlfriend Gillian Hicks' second-floor Lake Worth Beach apartment last month, according to The Palm Beach...

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Aug 21, 2019

Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell's sex abuse verdict
MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The decision brought cheers from scores of abuse survivors and victims' advocates demonstrating outside court. The Victoria state Court of Appeal in a 2-1 ruling rejected Pell's appeal of...

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Aug 21, 2019

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic' ruling
Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to "possess, transport and use" cocaine — recreationally — in what's being praised as a "historic" first step toward ending the country's "war on drugs." "We have spent years working for a more secure, just and peaceful Mexico," said Lisa Sanchez, director...

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