Leaders of the South Florida LGBTQ+ community said Friday they'll continue to "host our events and will provide a safe space for all open-minded, accepting individuals" after a recent "drag show for kids" event in West Palm Beach prompted a Florida lawmaker to propose legislation penalizing adults who allow children to participate.
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Two armed males entered the bus, walked to the back and began shooting at two people on board, Chicago police said.
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Officials have ruled out a stampede and said autopsies would determine if the deaths could be linked to poisoning.
- The Wrap
Former Marine Resigns as July 4 Parade Grand Marshal After Right-Wing Texas Radio Host Targeted Her Family
Jessy Kelly later delighted in the move with a tweet featuring a man walking away from an explosion
Officials: Man accused of kidnapping two females in central Florida killed in shootout with deputies
Law enforcement said two females have been rescued and are being treated at local hospitals in Central Florida after they were reportedly kidnapped and held hostage by an armed man late Saturday, who led authorities in pursuit and was ultimately killed in a shoot-out with deputies.
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A group of Ukrainian women is selling their nudes to fundraise for the country's forces. They've raised over $700,000 in 3 months.
Nastassia Nasko, the founder of "TerOnlyFans," told Insider she feels proud of having found a unique way to help Ukraine in its fight against Russia.
Like in Uvalde? Parkland? Sandy Hook? Columbine? There have been 27 school shootings so far this year.
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A person in South Carolina was killed in an alligator attack near a community retention pond outside Myrtle Beach on Friday, authorities said.
One man went above and beyond his neighborly duties to save a dog from a burning house.
Filipina Fuschia Anne Ravena was crowned Miss International Queen 2022 on Saturday at a contest in Thailand billed as the world's largest and most popular transgender pageant. The 27-year-old business owner beat 22 other contestants for the crown, with the second and third place going to contestants from Colombia and France, respectively. "My first message to everyone is to spread love and peace and unity because that is the most important thing that we do as of the moment and what's happening in the world right now," said Ravena who wore a glittery-silver evening gown.
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TwitterA fiesta brava ended in disaster in Colombia on Sunday after a rudimentary stadium partially collapsed in the middle of a bullfight, sending hundreds of people tumbling to the ground. At least four deaths were initially announced by authorities, with subsequent reports of the number of injured varying wildly, ranging between dozens and hundreds.The three-tiered stadium’s sudden collapse was captured both live on local television and by attendees, who rushed to circulate clips on social me
Newly-released footage of a mistaken identity arrest shows a young Black man repeatedly informing police they had the wrong suspect […] The post For first time, video shown of cops arresting Black man, 25, on warrant for 49-yr. old white man appeared first on TheGrio.
A Colorado officer has been sued for fatally shooting a Good Samaritan who stopped an active shooter
Johnny Hurley took out and disarmed an active shooter. But a police officer saw Hurley holding the gunman's rifle, then fatally shot him from behind.
The average monthly Social Security benefit is just about $1,620 -- double that for a couple. For couples who rely solely on Social Security funds for their support, their benefits won't be enough to...
- Florida Today
The bruised woman ran naked to a neighbor's house after escaping the Cocoa home, officials said. The man is being held without bail in the Brevard jail.
The victim told her mother that the suspect had kissed her and touched her inappropriately several times throughout the day in different parts of the house, a release said.
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"Make America great again!" Alison Steinberg ranted in a since-deleted video
The boy, who is believed to be 9-years-old, was swimming with family members at Lake Elsinore. His family members noticed he was struggling and attempted to help the child before they lost sight of him.
One person is killed and another is critically wounded after a shooting at a WeatherTech facility Saturday morning.
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The child, who was not identified, is recovering from her injuries.
Yogesh Zanzamera lays out his bed on the floor of the factory where he works and lives, one of around two million Indians polishing diamonds in an industry being hit hard by the Ukraine war.