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  • Patients learn their doctor is a child sex assault suspect

    ST. LOUIS – A man charged with sexually assaulting a toddler is also a St. Louis-area doctor, as some of his patients are just finding out. Dr. Matthew S. Miller is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons says the victim is a 2-year-old. “The allegations in these cases are horrific,” Gibbons told KTVI. “These are allegations of biting and physical abuse and sexual abuse. They’re shocking.” The alleged assault happened on […]

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    Florida man tied up wife’s lover, cut off his penis and ran off with it, deputies say

    A Florida man is accused of exacting a gruesome revenge on a man he allegedly caught having sex with his wife. The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office says a neighbor told police that Alex Bonilla, 49, broke into his home in Bell, west of Gainesville, on Sunday morning when his two children were present, forced him into a bedroom at gunpoint, tied him up, and cut off his penis with scissors, WCJB reports. According to court documents, Bonilla then ran away with the […]

  • Little boy selling ‘ICE COLD BEER’ prompts several calls to cops – but it’s all paying off

    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah – A young boy in Utah found a good way to get some business, even after neighbors called the police on him. The Brigham City Police Department posted a photo of the boy and his drink stand on Facebook. The post states: “This young man, in the area of 600 South 200 East, has a twist on a lemonade stand. Yep, he’s selling beer … ROOT BEER, that is. His marketing strategy has resulted in several calls […]

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    Hummus recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination

    Pita Pal Foods has issued a voluntary recall of hummus products made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019. An FDA inspection found Listeria moncytogenes at the manufacturing facility. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates. A full list of the products being recalled can be found here.

  • Darla Jaye was first diagnosed with breast cancer in February, and broke this bell on her last day of treatment. (Harris Health System)

    Woman was so excited she beat cancer that she broke the ‘cancer-free’ bell

    When Darla Jaye rang the “cancer free” bell on her last day of treatment, she was bursting with joy – and proved just how strong she is now. Jaye rang the bell at Harris Health System in Houston, Texas, so forcefully, the clapper flew right off. “I couldn’t even fathom being done, I was so overwhelmed yesterday,” she told CNN. “Guess I didn’t know how strong I was!” Jaye said she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in February. She […]

  • Sisters conjoined at the head are separated after 50 hours of surgery

    A pair of Pakistani conjoined twins are finally living independent lives after a 100-strong team of British medical experts spent 50 hours performing complex surgery to separate them. Safa and Marwa Ullah came as a bit of a surprise when they were born in January 2017 as their mother had not known she was expecting twins — let alone craniopagus twins, who are joined at the head. Around two in five sets of craniopagus twins are stillborn or die during […]

  • After 71 years of marriage, a husband and wife die on the same day

    In the age of modern relationships and online dating, it’s hard to find a love story that genuinely melts your heart and warms your soul. But once in a while, a couple comes along who gives you hope that true love still exists. Such is the story of Herbert DeLaigle, 94, and Marilyn Frances DeLaigle, 88. The couple died just 12 hours apart on Friday after 71 years of marriage, according to CNN affiliate WRDW/WAGT. Their love story began 72 […]

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    Ikea is closing its only U.S. factory and moving production to Europe

    Ikea is shutting down its only furniture factory in the United States. The Swedish company will end production this December at its plant in Danville, Virginia. Operations will move to Europe, where the company says it can cut costs. “We made every effort to improve and maintain the competitiveness of this plant, but unfortunately the right cost conditions are not in place to continue production in Danville,” site manager Bert Eades said in a statement. The Danville facility, which opened […]

  • Brother of slain Sandy Hook student to run for public office

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim is running for the Connecticut Senate. Republican JT Lewis of Newtown posted a video on Twitter Monday, announcing plans to challenge Republican Sen. Tony Hwang of Fairfield. The next legislative election is in 2020. I am running for Connecticut State Senate! #JT4CT pic.twitter.com/2rmXv1gd9m — JT Lewis (@thejtlewis) July 15, 2019 Hwang has served in the Senate since 2015 and previously in the House of Representatives. Lewis recently […]

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    Sushi ingredient is spontaneously combusting, causing restaurant fires

    The same phenomenon that causes overheated compost piles to spontaneously combust has been causing fires in sushi restaurants. The culprit is deep-fried tempura flakes, also known as agedama or tenkasu, which have been linked to five restaurant fires in Wisconsin alone, the New York Times reports. Fire investigator Kara Nelson says the flakes, used to give sushi rolls some crunch, are made by deep-frying batter, putting it through a colander, and letting the mixture rest in a bowl for hours, often overnight. […]

  • To 'go back where you came from' is a slur that's been used against people of color in America for decades. (Courtesy Daniela Perez/Stephanie Garza/Jason Galeas)

    Americans share what it feels like to be told: ‘Go back to where they came from’

    Over the weekend, President Donald Trump attacked a group of progressive Democratic congresswomen by sarcastically suggesting that “they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” To ‘go back where you came from’ is a slur that’s been used against people of color in America — and elsewhere — for decades. CNN asked to share their experiences. Here are 8 of those stories, sent in via Twitter and WhatsApp, in their unedited forms: […]

  • Feds warn UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51: The military ‘stands ready’

    They’ve got a plan to raid Area 51 and “see them aliens.” But what will happen if they actually do it? Over one million people have signed up to a joke Facebook event, calling on users to meet at Area 51, the US Air Force base in Nevada that’s long been a source of alien conspiracy theories, in September. “If we Naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets,” the page says, referencing the Japanese manga-inspired running style with […]

  • Giant jellyfish the size of a human spotted by divers off English coast

    A giant jellyfish the size of a human has stunned a diver off the south-western coast of England. The incredible creature — a barrel jellyfish — was spotted near Falmouth by broadcaster and biologist Lizzie Daly, who described the encounter as “breathtaking.” “What an unforgettable experience,” she added. “I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before!” “It was the best thing I’ve ever done,” she said in a video of […]

  • Video shows pendulum ride breaking at amusement park, killing 2 and injuring dozens more

    AHMEDABAD, India – A broken ride at an amusement park in India killed two people and injured more than two dozen, according to the Times of India. The incident occurred Sunday evening at Ahmedabad’s Kankaria lakefront. (WARNING: Graphic video below. Viewer discretion advised.) #Ahmedabad video two dead more than fifteen injured as pendulum ride broke down at Kankaria Lakefront @MumbaiMirror pic.twitter.com/rLl3xYcu6Q — Vinay Dalvi (@VinayMIRROR) July 15, 2019 Police are investigating how the ride was operated, maintained and inspected, the Times […]

  • The next Bond? Captain Marvel star to take over role after Daniel Craig’s departure, reports say

    With the James Bond movie franchise approaching the age of 60, there have long been rumors that producers will try to refresh the formula with a black Bond or a female Bond. It now appears that the next 007 will be both, TMZ reports. According to the Daily Mail and other UK outlets, British actress Lashana Lynch, most recently seen as a fighter pilot in Captain Marvel, will play an agent named Nomi who inherits Bond’s old code name. “There is a pivotal scene at the […]

  • Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central American migrants

    The Trump administration filed a regulation Monday that could dramatically limit the ability of Central American migrants to claim asylum if they enter the United States by land through Mexico, according to a document filed by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in the Federal Register. The regulation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to toughen the U.S. asylum process and has the potential of affecting a large swath of migrants journeying to the U.S.-Mexico border. CNN […]

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    Four kids steal parent’s car and run away on 600-mile road trip

    Four adventurous children aged between 10 and 14 packed a stolen family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip along the Australian coast, authorities have said. One of the children left a goodbye note for their parents before leaving for the mammoth journey, which ended several hours later when police tracked down the parked car along a highway in New South Wales, authorities told CNN. The kids likely shared driving responsibilities during the 930-kilometer […]

  • Dog dropped off at shelter in cereal box, given new name of ‘Razz Berry’

    RIVERSIDE, Cali. – About 20 families were determined to adopt a small pooch with a sweet story. ‘Razz Berry’ as she is now named, was brought to the Riverside County animal shelter in a cereal box. Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries to be exact. The odd way she was transported quickly went viral on social media and captured the hearts of many. This weekend, “Razz Berry” got to go home with her new family. We have seen some creative pet carriers […]

  • Disturbing charges against a JonBenet photographer

    The charges themselves are disturbing enough, but the connection to JonBenet Ramsey makes them all the worse. A 66-year-old Oregon photographer known for taking images of JonBenet in the months before her 1996 murder has been arrested on child pornography charges, reports KEPR. Police in Springfield say Randall Simons downloaded images using the WiFi of an A&W restaurant near his home, per the Register-Guard. The arrest is getting attention because Simons famously was hired by the Ramsey family in June 1996 to […]

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    ‘Age gaps are hot!’ Music teacher allegedly sent nude photo to undercover cop minutes before arrest

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – A Tulsa-area music teacher faces multiple charges after chatting on social media with a person he believed to be a young girl  On Wednesday morning, authorities arrested 35-year-old Dr. Carl Spaeth on two counts of indecent exposure, engaging in sexual communication with a minor, soliciting a minor to perform lewd acts, lewd proposal to a minor, and attempting to damage/destroy per the Computer Crimes Act. Investigators allege that Spaeth used social media to talk with a person […]

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    Barry is a triple threat of storm surge, high rivers and flooding as it gets closer to the Louisiana coast

    Louisiana authorities are urging residents not to underestimate the danger and destruction Tropical Storm Barry threatens as it nears the coast Friday. “Look, there are three ways that Louisiana floods: storm surge, high rivers and rain. We’re going to have all three,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday in a news conference. Barry is getting stronger as it creeps across the Gulf of Mexico’s warm waters en route to a landfall expected early Saturday in Louisiana. While it could reach […]

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    180,000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work during a fire

    Nearly 180,000 battery-powered smoke and fire detectors have been recalled due to failure risks. According to the recall on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website, the alarms can have a misaligned internal switch causing the alarms to not activate properly, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire. The recall involves Universal Security Instruments 10-year battery operated ionization smoke and fire alarms with model numbers MI3050S and MI3050SB and with date codes between 2015JAN19 through 2016JUL11. The […]

  • Magnitude 4.6 earthquake hits just outside Seattle

    SEATTLE – The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state, less than 50 miles northeast of Seattle. The earthquake initially registered  as a 4.7 magnitude and was then downgraded to 4.4 before eventually going back up to a 4.6. The quake hit at about 2:52 a.m. The earthquake was relatively shallow, but according to the USGS map, it was felt all the way to the Canadian border. The epicenter of […]

  • A family wanted their dog cremated and the ashes preserved. The vet cremated the dog – with several other pets

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The loss of a family pet can be a difficult time. Some people opt to cremate their animals to keep a part of them – but imagine finding out you’ll never see those ashes. “I’m distraught. [They] lost our loved one and we’ll never get her back again,” Chris Holbrook told WGHP. “She was our love and joy.” Cally was Holbrook and his wife Gail’s beloved dog. After their daughter passed away, Cally was a source of […]

  • Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone

    A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter’s request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to “sexism.” “I didn’t want to end up in a situation where me and Ms. Campbell were alone for an extended period of time throughout that 15- or 16-hour day, and so out of precaution, I wanted to have her bring someone with […]

  • Former NFL star Albert Haynesworth says he’s in dire need of a kidney

    Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has put out a message for help. “I’m in dire need of a kidney,” the former NFL All-Pro said Wednesday in an Instagram post that shows him in a hospital bed. Haynesworth, 38, said he has been battling kidney disease for a few years. His kidneys failed him on Sunday, Haynesworth said in the social media post. View this post on Instagram Well this hard for me to say but my doctors said I […]

  • ICE to begin nationwide immigration raids Sunday, report says

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to begin raids Sunday in an effort to arrest and deport “thousands” of undocumented immigrants, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing conversations with one former and two current homeland security officials. The effort comes weeks after President Donald Trump had tweeted ICE’s plans to conduct the raids, then delayed the operation after additional details became public. The officials, who spoke to the Times on the condition of anonymity because of the preliminary stage […]

  • A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer, study finds

    There’s more bad news for fans of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice. A new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day — 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda — to an 18% increase in overall cancer risk and a 22% increase in risk for breast cancer. The research, which looked at more than 100,000 French adults, links consumption of sugary drinks to an increased risk […]

  • Moving photo shows bride’s grandfather eating alone next to memorial for his late wife at wedding

    ALDERSON, West Virginia – A West Virginia bride captured a powerful image during her wedding: her grandfather sharing a moment alone with his late wife. Sahrah Elswick told CNN that she was eating and talking with guests at her reception in Alderson, West Virginia, on Saturday when she saw him. Her grandfather, Billy Gray, was sitting in front of a white rocking chair set up as a memorial to departed family members, including his late wife, Barbara. The chair was […]

  • The Gulf Coast could get walloped with a foot of rain in the next few days

    A weather system heading toward the Gulf Coast now has a 90% chance of becoming a tropical storm, putting cities from Houston to Mobile, Alabama on alert and prompting oil rig evacuations in the Gulf of Mexico. The low-pressure system is now over the Florida panhandle, but is expected to travel into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, where it will meet warm, open waters that will fuel the storm’s intensity, according to CNN meteorologist Haley Brink. There, it has […]

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