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Madeleine McCann: Police Identify New Suspect

Madeleine McCann

Madeleine McCann has been missing for six years. In 2007, the 3-year-old girl vanished from the Praia da Luz resort in Portugal. The Metropolitan Police of London have identified a new suspect in her disappearance. The McCann family was in Portugal for a week-long vacation. On the evening of May 3, Gerry and Kate McCann… Read more »

Starbucks Serving Free Coffee For 48 Hours, Here’s Why

Starbucks coffee same as Walmart brand, says Consumer Reports

Yes thirsty people you read correctly! Starbucks is offering its patrons a free coffee anytime from Wednesday (Today) through Friday. But there’s a catch, kind of… CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, posted a letter yesterday on the company website, in the “Starbucks Newsroom” section. The full text of the letter is below. Entitled: “Message from… Read more »

Naked Airline Passenger Gets Tasered After Trying To Fight Pilot [Watch]

Naked drunk passenger Tasered at airport

A 52-year-old British holidaymaker who arrived at Manchester Airport on a flight from Malta, was tasered by police after he stripped naked on the runway. The man, who was apparently very drunk (one hopes), began verbally abusing other passengers on the flight. An eye-witness on the flight said: “He’d had an altercation with other passengers… Read more »

Congressmen Arrested At Immigration Rally

Congressmen Arrested On National Mall

Eight congressmen were arrested while attending an immigration rally on the National Mall. The congressmen were part of 200 demonstrators who were arrested for obstructing a roadway. Although the National Mall was closed in the government shutdown, the Camino Americano: March for Dignity was cleared to proceed as planned. The rally was an attempt to… Read more »

Yellowstone National Park Traps, Abuses Senior Tourists Due To Government Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park Traps Tourists Due To Government Shutdown Other Parks Mishandling Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park trapped some tourists due to the 2013 government shutdown. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the government shutdown has seen National Parks officials closing many tourist attractions including Yellowstone National Park, even though part of it was on fire. They even tried to close George Washington’s Mt. Vernon Estate and Gardens, even… Read more »

Clerk With Machete Chases After Gun-Wielding Robber [Video]

Clerk With Machete Goes After Masked Gunman

A brave deli clerk with a machete chased off a would-be robber — even though he was carrying a gun. Clearly this clerk has never heard the expression, “Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight.” Maybe his huge “knife” seemed a bit more intimidating than the gunman’s.22 handgun. Either way it just wasn’t this… Read more »

Steubenville Rape Case: School Employee Held Without Bond

Steubenville Rape Case

The Steubenville rape case is not over. High school employee William Rhinaman was indicted on Monday. He is being held without bond on charges of obstructing official business, perjury, and tampering with evidence. Rhinaman was employed with the Steubenville school district as director of technology. The 53-year-old man is accused of attempting to hide evidence… Read more »

Salmonella Scare: Hundreds Sick In 18 States

Salmonella Outbreak

A salmonella outbreak is responsible for 278 reported illnesses in 18 states. The outbreak is related to raw chicken processed by Foster Farms. Earlier this year, 134 people in 13 states reported illness after consuming Foster Farms chicken. That salmonella outbreak was declared over in July. Officials say the latest incident is unrelated. According to… Read more »

New $100 Bill Debuts Today, Features Super High-Tech Design

New 100 Bill USA

Today marks the launch of a new $100 bill. The new money features a super high-tech design that is meant to stop counterfeiters. The C-Note has already been transported to regional banks, savings and loans, and other financial institutions throughout the United States. Researchers attempting to create an impossible to counterfeit piece of currency spent… Read more »

Four Young Brothers Lived In Feces, Spoke In Grunts, Parents Arrested

four abused children

Four brothers aged two, four, five and six were found in a Denver home living in cat feces, communicating only in grunts and severely malnourished. The police investigation was sparked when the youngest of the four brothers was taken by his mother, 35-year-old Lorinda Bailey, to the emergency room for treatment to a cut on… Read more »

New Hundred Dollar Bill Rolls Out, Could Be Worth A Lot More

New hundred dollar bill going into circulation

The new hundred dollar bill is about to go into circulation, and the first prints may be worth a lot more than just a hundred dollars. According to collectors who were around to grab the last new batch, the first few of these notes will be worth upwards of $20,000 in uncirculated condition. The reason… Read more »

Head Start: $10 Million Donation Spares Program From Shutdown

Head Start $10 Million

Head Start and Early Head Start received a $10 million donation from private donors. The generous gift will fund both programs for at least 30 days. Both preschool programs offer educational opportunities for children in low-income households. The goal is to prepare children for the transition into school. Historically, the program offered services to children… Read more »

57th Street Crane Collapse At One57 Happens In NYC During Tornado Watch

57th Street Crane Collapse At One57 Happens In NYC During Tornado Watch

The NYC 57th street street crane collapse at One57 could have become quite a danger if a tornado or high winds played havoc with the load. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the last major NYC street crane collapse occurred during Hurricane Sandy. Unfortunately, history is repeating itself. The affected tower is set to be… Read more »