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'Sonic attacks' in Cuba hit several Canadian diplomats, families: media

Mysterious "sonic attacks" in Cuba in recent months targeted at least five Canadian diplomats and their families, public broadcaster CBC reported Friday. The incidents were first revealed at the beginning of August when Canadian andShow More Summary

Why Insane Clown Posse is Marching on Washington

The Insane Clown Posse describe why they put together the March of the Juggalos.

McDonald's Cashier Tried to Flush Baby After Giving Birth at Work: Cops

Sarah Lockner, 25, has been charged with attempted murder after the newborn survived.

Reporter, 24, Dragged to His Death by Crocodile While Vacationing in Sri Lanka

Paul McLean was on vacation when the beast is believed to have dragged him into a river.

Police say man suspected of killing his 3 kids is talking

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The father suspected of killing his three children in California is cooperating with investigators, though they still aren't offering a motive for the slayings, authorities said Friday.

Police: Kansas psychiatrist stabbed to death by his patient

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A psychiatrist was stabbed to death in an alley behind his holistic practice in Kansas and a man identified as one of his patients has been arrested in the killing, police said Thursday.

Brazilian president Temer charged with obstruction of justice and racketeering

Brazil’s prosecutor general’s office has filed charges of racketeering against President Michel Temer and six other leading politicians from his party, three of whom are already in jail. Temer and two other men are also accused of obstructing justice. “They practiced illicit acts in exchange for bribes by way of diverse public organs,” prosecutors said.

Trump criticised after condemning London terrorism immediately despite waiting days 'for the facts' on Charlottesville

Donald Trump is being criticised for what some see as an uneven response to tragedy. After the explosion at Parsons Green underground station in London, Mr Trump used the opportunity to denounce terrorism, and to argue that his controversial travel ban should be lengthened. Show More Summary

Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of ex-St. Louis police officer

A Missouri judge is expected on Friday to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources. Jason Stockley, 36, who is white, was arrested in May 2016 and charged with first-degree murder. Stockley testified he acted in self-defense.

Jessica Biel and Partners at Au Fudge Restaurant Are Being Sued For Allegedly Stealing $430,000

Jessica Biel and her business partners at the Los Angeles, kid-friendly restaurant, Au Fudge, are in hot water for allegedly keeping more than $430,000 in gratuities from their employees and denying them meal and rest breaks.

1 soldier killed, 7 injured in Fort Bragg training exercise

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A training exercise involving demolitions killed one special operations soldier and injured seven others at the Army's largest base Thursday, just a day after 15 Marines were hurt in a fire while training in California.

20 Practical Things You Can Buy On Amazon For Under $20

When it comes to Amazon, you’ll usually find yourself lost in the abyss that is “customers who bought this item also bought.”

Nancy Pelosi Will Not Let The White House Mansplain To Her

reportedly had enough of the 10 men at the table talking over her during her dinner at the White House on Wednesday night.

A Kid Mowed The White House Lawn For Free

Frank Giaccio, 11, mowed the White House lawn on Friday after sending President Donald Trump a letter saying he’d complete the task “at no charge.”

Harvard withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Manning, 29, was released in May from a U.S. military prison in Kansas where she had been held for passing secrets to the WikiLeaks website in the biggest breach of classified data in the history of the United States. The Harvard Kennedy...Show More Summary

New Details Emerge on Florida Nursing Home Deaths During

Authorities said one of the eight victims died on Tuesday and had a “do not resuscitate order” leading no one at the facility to call 911. It wasn’t until Wednesday at 3 am when the fire department got the first of several 911 calls...

Qatari emir meets Merkel in 1st trip abroad since crisis

BERLIN (AP) — Qatar's ruling emir met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between the tiny Gulf nation and its neighbors, and the German leader voiced "great concern" that no end to the conflict is in sight.

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