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    Texas woman shoots, kills 2 daughters

    A woman in Texas shot her two teenage daughters – killing both of them – before a responding police officer killed the mother, authorities said. Christy Sheats, 42, fatally shot daughters Taylor, 22, and Madison, 17, on Friday in Fulshear, west of Houston, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. Christy Sheats, 42, was shot & killed by police officer after she shot 2 daughters. Husband/father not hurt. — Lauren Lea (@LaurenLABC13) June 25, 2016 Neighbors say Taylor […]

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    10 injured after roller coaster derails at theme park in Scotland

    Ten people were injured when a roller coaster car derailed at a theme park in Scotland on Sunday afternoon. Witnesses described chaotic scenes as staff and visitors to M&D’s amusement park in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire rushed to help those injured. In shock at what I've just witnessed in M&Ds. Hope everyone is safe💕 — DMI (@_demicampbell) June 26, 2016 In a post on Facebook, Lanarkshire Police said two adults and eight children were being treated at local hospitals. “The […]

  • Uber announced Thursday is beginning to roll out a feature that will show the exact fares for an uberX ride before you book.
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    Uber is rolling out guaranteed fares

    NEW YORK — Uber wants riders to know exactly how much they’re going to pay for their trips. The company announced Thursday is beginning to roll out a feature that will show the exact fares for an uberX ride before you book. Previously, only riders of UberPOOL, its carpool service, had this feature. “Knowing how much a ride will cost in advance is clearly something riders appreciate,” Uber said in a blog post, noting that uberPOOL makes up 20% of […]

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    CDC panel recommends against using FluMist, nasal spray vaccination

    Flu vaccines are about to get more painful. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee recommended on Wednesday that FluMist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, should not be used during the upcoming flu season. “To everyone’s surprise and increasing consternation, this vaccine has performed quite poorly compared to the injectable vaccine,” said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist. An alternative to the standard flu shot, FluMist had been approved for people between the ages of 2 and […]

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his resignation after voters in the UK's referendum backed a "Brexit" from the EU.

    UK voters choose to leave European Union, triggers global financial havoc

    LONDON (CNN) — The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum that triggered the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and wreaked havoc on global markets. There was a mixture of jubilation and tearful disbelief in the UK as people awoke Friday to the final verdict in the extremely close vote that deeply divided the nation. Europe was plunged into uncertainty following the result, with calls for further referendums from emboldened far-right groups who […]


    Toddler missing, swept away by floodwaters in West Virginia

    A toddler is missing, after being swept away by raging floodwaters in West Virginia, where a state of emergency has just been declared in 44 counties. The boy was playing with his sister behind a home in Ravenwood, when he slipped and fell into what is typically a small stream, but after unrelenting rainfall, had swollen to a rushing torrent, according to Walter Smittle, director of 911 and emergency management for Jackson County. Three fire departments joined EMS and law-enforcement […]

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    “My heart just dropped,” Customer says he was mocked on restaurant receipt

    WARWICK, R.I. — He just wanted to grab a cold beer with friends, but his night turned upside down after receiving a fat-shaming message. Dillion Arnold was hanging with friends at a local bar on Wednesday when he was insulted. “I was signing my slip,” Arnold told WJAR. “I didn’t really pay attention to it yet, and then I just happened to read it, and I saw it in the corner, and I was like ‘Wow’ and my heart just dropped.” […]

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    Disney beaches reopen, state believes it caught killer gator

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World reopened its beaches to guests Thursday, a source at the Florida theme park with knowledge of the situation told CNN. The move comes more than a week after an alligator snatched a boy, Lane Graves, from a beach behind the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, killing him. The beaches will open one hour after sunrise and will close an hour before sunset, the source said. (The alligator attacked the Nebraska 2-year-old shortly […]

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    Teenager gets stuck in Barney head during prank

    Have a Barney costume lying around? Think twice before you put it on. Alabama teenager Darby Risner was trying to pull a prank by wearing the big purple dinosaur costume when the massive mask got stuck on her head and shoulders. Her friends tried to help her out, but only exacerbated the situation by pulling her in both directions – and of course, being the teenagers they are, they took a video and posted it on Twitter. When the group […]

  • Calysta Bevier wowed the "America's Got Talent" judges during Tuesday night's show. The 16-year-old Ohio native told her emotional story of overcoming stage 3 ovarian cancer and moved the audience to tears with her rendition of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song."
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    16-year-old ‘AGT’ star Calysta Bevier, who overcame ovarian cancer, did it ‘for the kids in the hospital’

    Calysta Bevier wowed the “America’s Got Talent” judges during Tuesday night’s show. The 16-year-old Ohio native told her emotional story of overcoming stage 3 ovarian cancer and moved the audience to tears with her rendition of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song.” “On the way to my first round of chemo my iPod was on shuffle and the song came on, but as I was driving to my chemo I really listened to the lyrics this time and they really made sense […]

  • Search teams looking for a father and his three teen-aged children who disappeared off Southwest Florida amid treacherous seas have found a debris field that appears linked to the family's sailboat, Coast Guard Capt. Gregory Case said Wednesday.

    Missing Florida family: Coast Guard makes more discoveries

    (CNN) — In its hunt for a missing family off the coast of southwest Florida, the Coast Guard found a bucket Thursday containing personal items; it was located about 5 miles from the location where rescuers found a body in a life jacket the day before. The bucket, which was located about 8:15 a.m., contained birth certificates, a GPS, wallet, cigarettes, mobile phone, pool noodle and toolbox, Capt. Gregory Case said. The find came hours after a Coast Guard helicopter […]