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  • 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.

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    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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  • Michigan woman charged with murder for sealing newborn in plastic at office

    (Reuters) - A Michigan woman was charged with murder on Friday in the death of her newborn son who was found sealed in a plastic bag and stored in a tote near her desk in March, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said. Kimberly Pappas, 25, of Wyandotte, is charged with felony murder, premeditated…

    Reuters
  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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
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    Manhattan building crane accident (6 photos)

    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 attached to a flatbed truck that the…

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  • Documents: Argument over boyfriend before Wisconsin killings

    TOWN OF PIEHL, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teen accused of killing her mother and stepfather carried out the slayings the same day they warned her 22-year-old boyfriend to stay away from her, according to court documents made public Friday.

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  • 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
  • Netflix defends Sandler film after native American walkout

    Streaming giant Netflix has defended a new Adam Sandler movie after a group of native American actors stormed off the set saying it used racially offensive stereotypes. Netflix implied that the native Americans were being oversensitive about what were clearly jokes. Among those who walked out was…

    AFP
  • 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…

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    Photos of the day - April 24, 2015 (28 photos)

    A view of the sculptures in the backdrop of sunset creating a dramatic view of the sky over Lahore, Pakistan, an Egyptian youth carries a lit flare as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather in the El-Mataria neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt and an Egyptian youth carries a lit flare as supporters…

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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 &…

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  • 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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  • French firm announces multiple sclerosis drug breakthrough

    French biotechnology company MedDay on Friday announced encouraging results for a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug trial, saying it decreased its progress and in some cases led to a "significant improvement" for sufferers. "This is the first time that a drug has been able to decrease the rate of…

    AFP
  • Columbia sued by student accused of rape by mattress-toting undergrad

    A Columbia University student who officials cleared of rape allegations has filed a lawsuit claiming the school allowed his accuser to harass and defame him by permitting her to carry a mattress on her back on its New York campus as a protest. Paul Nungesser, a graduating senior at the prestigious…

    Reuters