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    Here’s how much you’ll save on gas this year

    Gas is less than $1.50 in 25% of stations nationwide.

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    Hollywood spoofs Donald Trump in ‘Funny or Die’ movie starring Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp is no stranger to outlandish film roles, but he has never tried his hand — or hair — at newly crowned New Hampshire GOP primary winner Donald Trump. Until now. Courtesy of the comedy site “Funny or Die,” the actor stars in a nearly hour-long spoof called “Funny or Die Presents Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie.” Depp plays Trump alongside an impressive slate of Hollywood regulars, including Ron Howard and Patton Oswalt. “Everyone who […]

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    Should civilians be allowed to wear bullet proof vests?

    LAS VEGAS — Former police officer Brian Murphy was shot 15 times at the Sikh temple massacre in Wisconsin in 2012. Now he works for Michigan-based Armor Express and sells the same brand of bulletproof vests that saved his life. But only to cops. He doesn’t think civilians should have them. He said that criminals who wear bulletproof vests “change the whole dynamic” for cops, who are trained to shoot at the torso, because it’s a large target with vital […]

  • Vanguard Award winner Kanye West speaks onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Aug. 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    Kanye West’s ‘Bill Cosby Innocent’ tweet sparks outrage

    With just one tweet, Kanye West succeeded at creating yet another Twitter storm. The rapper caused an uproar on Twitter Tuesday, when he tweeted: “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” West gave no explanation as to how he got to such a conclusion or any context as to why he made such a controversial comment. In fact, he moved on and posted about another hot topic — NBA star Lebron James’ new NIKE sneakers. BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!! — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) […]

  • Police say, a man in November stole $75 from a photo booth in Batavia, Ill.

    Photo booth captures image of suspect accused of stealing $75 from it

    It’s pretty risky to rob a place that has a camera pointed right at you. Sure, we often see footage of suspects shot at convenience stores or banks, but we never get as good a look at them as we might if they stole from a photo booth. That’s exactly what happened to a man in November who police say stole $75 from a photo booth in Batavia, Ill. The camera was snapping away as he took the money, but […]

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    Ex-priest arrested in murder case from 1960

    John Feit, a former Catholic priest, has been arrested in a 56-year-old murder case. Irene Garza was last seen alive the night before Easter 1960 when Feit heard her confession at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. Five days later, searchers found the lifeless body of the 25-year-old former Miss South Texas face down in a canal. Arizona authorities arrest former priest in 1960 murder of Texas teacher — Fox News (@FoxNews) February 10, 2016 Feit, 83, […]

  • Elsa from "Frozen"

    ‘Frozen’ the musical to open on Broadway in 2018

    Winter is nearly over for “Frozen” fans shivering in anticipation of its next iteration. A musical adaptation of the animated film is scheduled to open on Broadway in spring 2018, Disney Theatrical Productions said on Tuesday. FROZEN is slated for Broadway spring 2018 following a pre‐Broadway engagement summer 2017 — Frozen (@FrozenBroadway) February 9, 2016 The stage production has been in the works for years in an effort to capitalize on the Oscar-winning film’s massive success. It’s also a […]

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    Trump, Sanders win GOP, Democratic New Hampshire primaries

    Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire Republican primary, according to a CNN projection, but there is a close race for second. One week after placing second in the Iowa Republican caucuses, Donald Trump placed first in New Hampshire. He had been far ahead in public opinion polls leading up to the contest, but the win is particularly important as a test for the billionaire’s unconventional campaign style. He had been ahead in polls in Iowa as well. The race […]

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    Parents: Hospital performed surgery on the wrong baby

    For most, the birth of your child is a moment you will never forget. What was supposed to be a time of celebration turned into a nightmare for one family.

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    Top intelligence official: ISIS to attempt U.S. attacks this year

    WASHINGTON — Top U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that ISIS was likely to attempt direct attacks on the U.S. in the coming year and that the group was infiltrating refugees escaping from Iraq and Syria to move across borders. ISIS “will probably attempt to conduct additional attacks in Europe, and attempt to direct attacks on the U.S. homeland in 2016,” Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence James […]

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    ‘Happy Birthday’ lawsuit settles for $14 million

    NEW YORK — The candles have been blown out on the “Happy Birthday” copyright lawsuit. Warner/Chappell, a global music publishing company who claimed to hold the copyright to “Happy Birthday To You,” will pay $14 million to settle a lengthy class action lawsuit over rights to the song, according to court documents released on Monday. The settlement will also send “Happy Birthday To You,” the 120-year-old song that is one of the most popular songs in the English language, into […]

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    Photos show rare albino turtle found on Australia beach

    A rare albino green turtle has been spotted — newly hatched — on an Australian beach. Volunteers from Coolum and North Shore Coast Care were “amazed” to see the tiny creature at Castaways Beach, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Little Alby was taking his time: his brothers and sisters had hatched last Friday, but their distinctive sibling was still in the nest on Sunday. “It was a surprise. We were amazed to see this small white creature with pink flippers,” group […]


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