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Cheese Sandwich Causes A Toddler To Be Suspended From Daycare

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A somewhat bizarre incident happened at a Canadian daycare on Monday. Every parent has had this happen to them at least once. You give your child a snack, think they have eaten it, and then later find it stashed away for safe keeping. This is what happened to a dad who dropped his two-year-old daughter… Read more »

Pawn Stars Melts Down $50,000 Worth Of Stolen Gold

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Pawn shops purchase gold from customers all the time. It is not uncommon for someone to bring in thousands of dollars worth of gold to exchange for money. It is actually a daily occurrence at most shops, especially at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop located on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada. Gold and… Read more »

Chinese Stabbing Attack Leaves Six People Dead In Changsha

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At least five people were stabbed to death by a street peddler in the central Chinese city of Changsha, Hunan Province early on Friday morning. According to Reuters, the attacker was identified as Hebir Turdi who was later shot dead by the police. The attack was a result of an argument between Turdi and a… Read more »

Slum Priests Defended By Pope On One-Year Anniversary

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Slum priests were defended by Pope Francis Thursday during a video address that was shown on his first anniversary as pontiff, despite the feeling from some that slum priests represent a different church than the historic church that promotes conservative Vatican values. In no uncertain terms, Francis explained that slum priests are very much a… Read more »

Ke’onte Cook Surprises TV Anchor Who Helped Him Find a Family

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Last Wednesday, Gloria Campos celebrated the end of a 30-year career as an anchor at WFAA TV in Dallas, Texas. WFAA revisted the highlights of Campos’ career, including her segment “Wednesday’s Child,” which featured children who were up for adoption. After airing an update on Ke’onte Cook’s successful placement with a happy family, 14-year-old Ke’onte… Read more »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Calls Obama To Discuss NSA

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It sounds like Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is not too happy with President Barack Obama. Zuckerberg, who has been one of the leading voices in coming down on the National Security Agency, otherwise known as the NSA, took to his Facebook page to air out his frustrations with the NSA overstepping their boundaries in the… Read more »

Couple OD On Heroin At McDonald’s As Kids Play

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An Indiana couple were found unresponsive at a McDonald’s play area. After a closer look, it was found out the couple had overdosed on heroin. According to the Washington Post, the fire department in Green Township, just west of Cincinnati, responded to a call on Sunday about two unresponsive adults in a McDonald’s indoor play… Read more »

New Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered In Israel Antiquities Storage Facility

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The Dead Sea Scrolls, the set of mostly religious documents written approximately 2000 years ago and discovered over a 10-year period beginning in 1946 in a series of caves near, fittingly enough the Dead Sea about 13 miles east of Jerusalem, are considered among the most important historical finds of the past century. They offer… Read more »

Graco Car Seat Recall Expanded; Dispute Remains Over Adding Even More

Graco Recalls Additional 403K Car Seats

More than 403,000 car seats have been added to Graco Children’s Products recall. This is in addition to the 3.8 million that were recalled last month over concerns of faulty buckles. After reports of parents having difficulty getting children out of their Graco car seats, the company voluntarily recalled millions of seats. Food and dried… Read more »

Teen Girls Arrested For Forcing Autistic Boy To Have Sex With An Animal

Teen Girls Sexually Abuse Autistic Boy

Two teen girls were arrested and charged with assaulting a 16-year-old autistic boy. The Maryland girls are accused of emotionally, physically, and sexually abusing the boy on numerous occasions. Authorities confirmed the accusations as the incidents were recorded on the girls’ cell phones. The victim is listed as a 16-year-old boy, who is diagnosed with… Read more »

Illegal Immigrant Sues Firefighters Who Saved His Life

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Roy Ortiz, an illegal immigrant, is suing the firefighters who saved his life. An attorney for Ortiz recently filed court documents related to the incident which occurred last September. His client was trapped in his car during a flash flood on US 287 in Colorado. The Ortiz lawsuit names first responders from the Boulder County… Read more »

500-Pound Boar Shot And Killed In North Carolina

500-Pound Boar Shot And Killed

A 500-pound boar was shot and killed by a hunter in North Carolina. Jett Web, age 34, bagged the enormous creature at the White Oak Ranch Hunting Club last week. Although he said the experience was “very surreal,” he was proud to capture the elusive beast. Cameras, which are placed throughout the managed habitat, revealed… Read more »

Honeybees Spreading Disease To Bumblebee Population [Study]

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It’s bad news for bumblebees. The two pathogens which are infecting honeybees and playing a role in Colony Collapse Disorder are now spreading to their insect cousins. A study published in the journal Nature revealed that disease spillover long assumed by scientists is now clearly present in the bumble population. Deformed wing virus (DWV) has… Read more »

Houston Dad Shoots Teen Boy Found In Daughter’s Bedroom

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A Houston dad shot and killed a 17-year-old boy found inside his daughter’s bedroom early this morning. The unidentified Texas father was reportedly told by one of his children that someone was inside his teenage daughter’s room. When the dad entered his 16-year-old daughter’s room, he allegedly found her in bed with a boy. The… Read more »

Utah Trucker, Timothy Jay Vafeades Accused Of Keeping Sex Slaves

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A Utah Trucker has been accused of keeping sex slaves in the back of his semitrailer as he traveled across the country. Timothy Jay Vafeades has been charged by authorities of keeping several different sex slaves over a period of months. The trucker is said to have filed down their teeth, made them change their… Read more »

Ohio Turnpike Accident: Three Dead In 50 Vehicle Pileup

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An Ohio turnpike accident killed three and left an Ohio Highway Patrol trooper seriously injured. Authorities said the chain-reaction collision began at around 1:05 pm on March 12. Although the accident started in the eastbound lane, a similar pileup eventually blocked the westbound lane as well. Although the region saw temperatures above 50 degrees on… Read more »

FERC Report Says Power Grid Would Fail If Just Nine Substations Go Down

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) power grid report revealed that the United States is at risk of a national blackout from just a small scale attack. If a coordinated act of terrorism occurred on just the handful of electric-transmission substations noted in the report, a complete power grid failure would likely occur. Just a… Read more »

Powerball Numbers: No Big Winner, Next Jackpot Worth $70 million

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The Powerball numbers that came up Wednesday night were unlucky for about 13 million people, which means that the Saturday drawing offers a somewhat bigger jackpot of $70 million. After Wednesday’s drawing, which of course produced no big jackpot winner, only one person matched even the first five numbers to claim a $1 million prize…. Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Plane: China Satellite Images Not Flight 370 Debris

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The Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished Friday night is still missing without a trace as the search for Flight 370 enters its sixth frustrating and baffling day. In the latest false lead, Chinese satellites discovered what appeared to be debris that could have been from a fallen airliner, but when search planes flew over the… Read more »