• Police: Neglected woman, 82, dies after 6 months in chair

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The caregivers of an 82-year-old woman allowed her to sit in the same chair, not moving for six months, until she died earlier this year in a home that smelled so bad that some of the first firefighters on the scene set up a fan by the door, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."

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  • Angry Jalandhar mom beats up school staff. The reason will shock you!

    In an incident that has shocked the teachers' community in Jalandhar, a mother whose daughter had been stopped from carrying mobile phone to school, allegedly beat up the institution's director.

    Yahoo News
  • 15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed

    COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) — Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said.

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  • No Mor Chikin: Johns Hopkins Students Ban Chick-fil-A From Campus

    The students of Johns Hopkins University have a message for Chick-fil-A: No, thank you. The university’s Student Government Association approved a resolution this week saying that university officials should pick “other non-discriminatory options” and rule out any “current and future Chick-fil-A…

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  • US aircraft carrier heading away from Yemen: officials

    A US aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser are leaving the waters off Yemen and heading back to the Gulf after an Iranian naval convoy also turned back from the area, officials said Friday. The carrier and the cruiser, the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Normandy, had deployed to the…

    AFP
  • Letting Babies Nap in Car Seat Could Be Deadly, Experts Warn

    Placing infants in car seats and other sitting devices for naps may put their lives in danger, according to a new study. In the study, researchers examined 47 cases of children under 2 years old who died while in device designed for them to sit in, or in which they could be carried. In many cases…

    LiveScience.com
  • Nevada's Lake Mead on track to reach record low water level amid drought

    Nevada's Lake Mead, the largest capacity reservoir in the United States, is on track to drop to its lowest water level in recorded history on Sunday as its source, the Colorado River, suffers from 14 years of severe drought, experts said on Friday. The 79-year-old reservoir, formed by the building…

    Reuters
  • Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far.

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  • Watch: First Apple Watch teardown reveals an incredible piece of engineering

    It’s the Apple Watch’s official launch day and it wouldn’t be the launch of a new Apple gadget without the folks at iFixit cracking it open and seeing what’s inside. They didn’t disappoint us on Friday and have already posted a terrific new video that shows you the remarkable engineering that went…

    BGR News
  • Man ordered to trial on charges of kidnapping, raping teen

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl that he went on to marry and live with for a decade.

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  • A tour of the first Four Seasons private jet

    With the introduction of its private jet at the beginning of the year, the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts group now offers a new type of travel experience. Will luxury hotel groups soon no longer be content with their prestigious establishments? The answer is no for the Four Seasons Hotels &…

    AFP Relax News
  • Popeye’s Backtracks After Firing Pregnant Manager Robbed at Gunpoint

    Tuesdays are always busy at one Texas Popeye’s location. It’s the night they run a popular special: two pieces of deep-fried chicken for $1.19. 

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  • Georgia university cancels classes in flap over flag protest

    VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Student demonstrators who walked on an American flag to protest racism sparked a countermovement, prompting a south Georgia university to cancel classes Friday ahead of a rally that drew a large crowd to Valdosta.

    Associated Press
  • Woman who hit Venezuela leader with mango rewarded with new home

    By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela. "Marleny Olivo had a problem with her house. ... I've approved an apartment for…

    Reuters
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    Police: Wife stabs and kills husband inside Delaware home

    Police have arrested a 35-year-old woman in the stabbing death of her husband inside a New Castle County, Delaware home early Thursday morning.

    WPVI – Philadelphia
  • Man killed in accident at Manhattan building site

    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man was killed by a mechanical crane in an accident at a midtown Manhattan construction site on Friday and inspectors from the city's building department are investigating, city officials said. The accident involved construction equipment including a crane…

    Reuters
  • Half the US Faces Earthquake Risk

    More than 143 million Americans live in earthquake-prone regions in the Lower 48 states, according to research presented here Wednesday (April 22) at the annual meeting of the Seismological Society of America. If you include Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, that number rises to about 150 million…

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