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    Woman killed in industrial mixer accident

    A freak bakery accident has taken the life of a woman in Sandy, Utah. The woman, 45-year-old Carmen “Jackie” Lindhart, was killed at the Reams Grocery Store early Wednesday morning. Lindhart was in the bakery department when “she became entangled with the augers in the mixer causing her to be pulled into the mixing vat,” according to the Sandy Police Department. A co-worker heard Lindhart screaming and she ran to turn off the machine. Unfortunately, she suffered fatal injuries and […]

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    Officers break the rules to save baby wounded in drive-by shooting

    CHICAGO — On an early fall evening last September, Chicago police officers John Conneely and Mike Modzelewski heard the call of shots fired go out over their radio. Partners for about a year, they had responded to dozens of shootings together on the city’s violence-plagued south side. However, the scene they would soon encounter was anything but ordinary. “It was very chaotic,” Conneely said. “When we first arrived, there had to be about a hundred people out on the street, […]

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    Viral family photo has Internet wondering: Which one is the mom?

    When Kaylan Mahomes posted a recent car selfie with her twin, Kyla, and their mother, the social media world went into confusion. The caption by the high schooler read, “Mom, twin and me.” But because all three share the same youthful glow — it looks more like a picture of triplets — everyone is still trying to figure out which one is the mom. Mom, twin & me.❤️ — Kaylan Mahomes (@kaylan_17) January 28, 2016 Since it was posted […]

  • Democratic rivals Clinton, Sanders clash in the first face-to-face debate since the Iowa caucuses.

    Democratic rivals Clinton, Sanders clash in first face-to-face debate since Iowa caucuses

    DURHAM, N.H. — No more fake niceties. No more patience. No more Martin O’Malley to get in the way. Hillary Clinton re-launched her campaign Thursday night, going directly after Bernie Sanders regarding his attacks on her record, stressing her foreign policy experience, and making the case to Democrats that it’s time to stop dreaming and get real. Sanders didn’t hold back either, continuing to rail against the political establishment and campaign finance system. And he hit Clinton again on her […]

  • Police in Chicago found six people dead inside a single home in the city's Gage Park on Thursday afternoon.

    6 people, including a child, found dead in Chicago home

    CHICAGO — Police in Chicago found six people dead inside a single home in the city’s Gage Park on Thursday afternoon. The investigation is still in its infancy and authorities said they don’t know much just yet. Police in Chicago found 6 people, including a child, dead in a single home — CNN (@CNN) February 5, 2016 But it appears they discovered a grisly scene: The bodies showed signs of trauma and were found in different places throughout […]

  • Suspects on right: David E. Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Marie Keepers, 19, face charges in connection to the death of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell (pictured left).

    Nicole Lovell’s death was plotted at a restaurant, official says

    CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia — Two college students sat at a fast-food chain restaurant, not to discuss homework, but allegedly to plot the killing of a 13-year-old girl. Virginia Tech students David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers also allegedly planned how to dispose and conceal the body of seventh-grader Nicole Lovell over that late January meal at the Cook Out in Blacksburg, Virginia. The details came to light in a courtroom Thursday as prosecutor Mary Pettitt argued against granting bail to Keepers. Keepers, […]

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    ‘Pink tax’ angers women around the world

    It’s called the “pink tax.” The same products have very different price tags, depending on which gender they are meant for. Take shampoos as an example. A recent study by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found that haircare products for women cost on average 48% more than the same items meant for men. It found that female razors are 11% more expensive than men’s. Jeans cost 10% more. Even toys marketed to little girls are 11% pricier […]

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    Julian Assange says he’ll ‘accept arrest’ if U.N. panel rules against him

    LONDON — Julian Assange says he will turn himself in to British police if he loses an appeal he filed with the United Nations. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in west London since 2012, to avoid extradition to Sweden where he is accused of rape. Assange submitted a complaint to the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention about his case in 2014. The panel is expected to rule this week whether his detention arbitrarily […]

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    South Carolina boy prays in send-off to beloved fish

    SENECA, S.C. — Two Seneca children memorialized the passing of their fish and it was caught on camera. Liam, 6, and Piper, 4, said goodbye to Spot on Tuesday before sending him off. Liam delivered the eulogy. “God… help Spot to stay good,” Liam prayed. “I hope he has a good journey and help him to have a good journey. Amen.” Liam continued. Liam’s father, Alex Vassey, tells FOX Carolina that Spot was Liam’s fish and he wanted to speak. “My […]

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    11-year-old Afghan boy, hailed as hero for fighting Taliban, killed by militants

    An 11-year-old Afghan boy who had been praised for his bravery in leading security forces in battle against the Taliban was killed by the militants this week, Afghan authorities said. Wasil Ahmad had commanded a police unit for 43 days as it fought to repel a deadly 71-day Taliban siege last year, according to his uncle Mullah Samad, an Afghan Local Police commander in the Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province. Gunmen on motorbikes shot the boy in the head […]

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    Joe Alaskey, voice of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, dies at 63

    Joe Alaskey, a voice actor who performed such characters as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, has died, a family member confirmed to CNN. Alaskey, 63, had been battling cancer. Alaskey was one of the actors who handled Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck after the 1989 death of the famed Mel Blanc. Daffy Duck proved to be one of his most prominent roles. He won an Emmy in 2004 for his performance on Cartoon Network’s “Duck Dodgers.” The actor voiced many […]

  • Suspects on right: David E. Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Marie Keepers, 19, face charges in connection to the death of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell (pictured left).

    Female suspect in Nicole Lovell’s killing denied bail

    BLACKSBURG, Va. — One of the two Virginia Tech freshmen facing charges in connection with the death of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell will not be released on bail, a judge ruled Thursday. The judge didn’t find the Natalie Keeper’s arguments for bail compelling, and said that she no longer has any ties to the community. “The one tie she has, has been severed,” the judge said. Keepers, 19, appeared in court in Blacksburg, flanked by her attorneys. She wore a burnt […]


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