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  • In case a shark attacks, here’s how you can fight back

    Ah, the joys of summer. Getting lost on road trips. Firework injuries. Shark attacks. Yes, we know there are a ton of terrible things more likely to befall you than a shark taking a liking to you. But it does happen (last year, there were about 155 attacks worldwide). So, as you head to the beach, here are some tips to keep you from becoming shark snack. Be the bigger man See a shark and think it’s about to attack? […]

  • UNC coach under fire over his remarks on football’s link to brain illness

    University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora is under fire after he questioned the validity of studies on a degenerative brain illness that affects players. Fedora also said that football is “under attack” while answering questions Wednesday during the Atlantic Coast Conference Media Days in Charlotte. “I fear the game will be pushed so far to one extreme that you won’t recognize the game 10 years from now. And I do believe that if it gets to that point, […]

  • President Trump says it would be a ‘dream’ to run against Joe Biden in 2020

    President Donald Trump says it would be “a dream” to run against former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Trump, in an interview that aired Thursday, went on to tell CBS News’ Jeff Glor that former President Barack Obama took Biden “out of the garbage heap.” When Glor asked Trump whom he believes his Democratic opponent will be in the next presidential election, the President said, “I dream about Biden, that’s a dream. Look, Joe Biden ran […]

  • Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin morph into the same person in TIME magazine cover

    For the second month in a row, Time magazine has put a photo illustration of President Trump on its cover — this time, morphing him into Russian President Vladimir. In it, Trump’s distinctive blonde hair, wispy eyebrows and pursed lips merge with Putin’s nose and blue eyes. The photo illustration, by visual artist Nancy Burson, “is meant to represent this particular moment in U.S. foreign policy, following the pair’s recent meeting in Helsinki, Finland,” Time said in a statement. TIME’s […]

  • Republicans poised to choose Charlotte for 2020 convention

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte is poised to host its second major-party convention in a decade after Republican officials voted Wednesday to recommend the city for the party’s 2020 national convention. The preliminary endorsement, confirmed by a party official familiar with the decision, sets the stage for a final vote Friday by the full Republican National Committee membership, which the endorsement is expected to pass. Charlotte’s recent experience in hosting a national convention was at the center of the city’s pitch […]

  • 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

    During a quest to find Planet Nine, a mysterious planet believed to be on the edge of our solar system, astronomers discovered something else: 12 new moons around Jupiter. And one of them is quite the oddball. The discoveries bring the number of Jupiter’s known moons to 79, the most around a single planet in our solar system. But why are scientists just now finding these moons? Technology is making it easier to observe Jupiter and the area around it […]

  • Police capture alleged serial killer suspected of killing 3 people in 4 days

    HOUSTON, Tex. — Police have apprehended a man wanted in relation to three murders. The Harris County Sheriff’s office in Texas announced Friday morning on Twitter that Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, was caught after a brief vehicle pursuit. Police believe Rodriguez is linked to at least three homicides in the Houston area, the first of which took place on Friday. “From all evidence we are seeing so far, we are facing a possible serial killer,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez […]

  • Police hunt a possible serial killer who may have killed 3 people in 4 days

    HOUSTON, Tex. — Houston police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who they say is armed, extremely dangerous and a possible serial killer. Police believe Jose Rodriguez, 46, is linked to at least three homicides in the Houston area, the first of which took place on Friday. “From all evidence we are seeing so far, we are facing a possible serial killer,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a news conference Monday night. Police: […]

  • NYPD to DOJ: If you don’t act in Eric Garner death, we’ll start our disciplinary proceedings for cops

    NEW YORK — The New York Police Department on Monday said it will go ahead with disciplinary proceedings against the officer seen holding Eric Garner in a chokehold if the US Department of Justice doesn’t announce by the end of August whether it will press federal charges. Tuesday will mark four years since Garner died after police attempted to arrest the 43-year-old father of six for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally in Staten Island. Video of the incident shows officer Daniel […]

  • ‘Life is incredible’: Woman who survived 7 days after SUV plunged off cliff shares her story

    Angela Hernandez survived on her own for seven days after her SUV plunged off an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California. Two days after she was found by two surfers, she described her ordeal in detail in a Facebook post. She got through that terrifying week by remembering songs she liked, daydreaming of foods she’d get to eat after she was found, and drinking some fresh water that dripped from the cliffs, she wrote. Hernandez says the crash caused a […]

  • Cashier helps save woman from group she says kidnapped, sexually assaulted her

    WATERFORD, Calif. — Quick and decisive action from a Stanislaus County gas station cashier is being credited with helping a woman get away from suspected kidnappers who she says sexually assaulted her, according to KCRA. Savannah Pritchett was working at the Triple R Gas and Mart in Waterford around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a young woman came in asking for help. The woman said she told her captors she needed to use the restroom and convinced them to pull over […]

  • Multiple people injured after lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

    HONOLULU – A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring at least a dozen people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. The lava punctured the boat’s roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said. Three of the injured were taken to Hilo Medical Center; two were reported in stable condition, the other in serious condition. One of the passengers in stable condition is a woman in her 20s with a fractured femur, authorities […]