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    Student makes disturbing discovery in school lunch

    WALLINGFORD, Conn. — It was a disturbing lunchtime discovery for a student in Wallingford. School officials said they’ve launched a full investigation at Sheehan High School, where a worm was found inside a processed cup of fruit. Kimberly Davidson said her daughter first made the discovery in January during her lunch period. She said she notified the director of food services but the problem popped up again last week. “A lot of people are disgusted. A lot of people say it […]

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    Teen allegedly kills parents’ pets after they refuse to give him $20

    ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas — A teenager was arrested Monday after he was accused of shooting his parents’ pets. According to the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office, Colton David Cook was taken into custody at around 4:34 p.m. The suspect allegedly shot and killed his parents’ dogs in their yard on the 11000 block of E. Highway 103. A report shows Cook allegedly pulled the trigger after his parents refused to give him $20. Two of the dogs died immediately, and a third […]

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    Man accused of bashing wife’s head with hammer at hospital

    NEW YORK — Prosecutors say an elderly man bashed his sick wife in the head with a hammer as she lay in a Queens hospital because he “didn’t want her to suffer.” The Queens District Attorney and police say 87-year-old Manuel Besteiro brought a hammer into Elmhurst Hospital March 7. An eyewitness says she saw Besteiro hit his 83-year-old wife — who was in the hospital to get surgery — in the head with the hammer. The woman had to receive […]

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    Woman posts rant on another mother’s parenting, Internet fights back

    TOMBALL, Texas — The Internet seems to be one of the top places for people to make their feelings known. No matter what happens, you will find someone’s opinion about it online. Editor’s note: Woman’s rant contains strong, violent language that could be upsetting to some viewers. It is exactly where one Texas woman went to post a video criticizing another woman’s parenting. Her video quickly went viral and the responses came in just as fast and even more harsh. “There’s […]

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    Police discover bodies of 2 children in freezer

    DETROIT — Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday. A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a deceased child inside a freezer. While investigating the body of a girl, authorities found a boy’s body, according to a release from the Detroit Police Department. The mother of the children was apprehended at a separate location, Officer Jennifer Moreno told CNN. Police have not yet released her […]

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    SeaWorld says PETA ‘lies’ about killer whales

    NEW YORK — SeaWorld is taking on its critics but is finding that the tide of public opinion – and investor sentiment – is not easing up in the wake of attacks by animal rights groups. In a new advertising campaign unveiled Monday, SeaWorld said it is planning on “setting the record straight on false accusations by activists who oppose whales and other animals in zoological settings.” SeaWorld has come under fire for its treatment of killer whales, or orcas, […]

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    France plane crash: No survivors expected, French President says

    DIGNE, France — A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed Tuesday in the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters. Valls said he fears those aboard the flight from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany — 142 passengers and six crew members — may be dead. A short time later, Germanwings CEO Oliver Wagner said that there were 150 people aboard, 144 of whom were passengers. French President Francois Hollande also said no survivors were […]

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    Hiker discovers rare mummified mountain lion

    LAS VEGAS — Mountain lion sightings are common in Southern Nevada, but a recent one was truly unusual. This past weekend, a hiker discovered a mummified mountain lion in the Sheep Range. The remains were discovered in a cave under a ledge. Volunteer group Red Rock Search and Rescue was training in the area and was asked to retrieve the remains. A 15-person team, along with a biologist, placed the mountain lion in a cardboard box and carried it delicately. “It’s […]

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    Robert Durst denied bail; new details emerge in case

    NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana judge ruled Monday that Robert Durst, the millionaire real estate heir charged with first-degree murder, will be held without bail. That’s no big surprise. In 2001 — the last time he was accused of murder and released on bail — Durst fled to Pennsylvania, where authorities caught him after he tried to shoplift a sandwich from a supermarket. As the attorneys sparred in court and witnesses testified Monday, they revealed new details about the investigation […]

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    Angelina Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed to cut cancer risk

    LOS ANGELES — Two years after she underwent a double mastectomy to cut her cancer risk, actress and U.S. envoy Angelina Jolie has had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes for the same reason, she wrote in the New York Times Tuesday. Jolie, 39, carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Her mother was diagnosed with the latter at age 49 and died seven years later. […]

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    Meet the animal that’s rarer — and cuter — than a panda

    Meet the the animal that's rarer — and cuter — than a panda. http://t.co/lZO0l4HymE pic.twitter.com/WxtAcyb1XG — CNN Wire (@CNNWire) March 24, 2015 BEIJING — Native to a remote region of China, this tiny mammal, known as the Ili pika, doesn’t know it’s a member of an endangered species — and neither do most people. Rarer — and perhaps cuter– than the panda, there are less than 1,000 of these teddy bear-like creatures living in the Tianshan mountain range in the Xinjiang […]

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    The 5 biggest student loan mistakes

    NEW YORK — The student loan trap seems just like the housing trap used to be. They will give you as much as you will take. Why is this not illegal? — Chris Carter on Facebook I hear your frustration, Chris. Many of you worry that all that borrowed money chasing after ever-more expensive tuition prices is simply a bubble ready to pop — just like the real estate bubble a few years ago. It’s a perfectly legitimate fear. But […]

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