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  • Tennessee manhunt: No sign of teacher and teenager

    Despite hundreds of tips, authorities still don’t know the whereabouts of a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager and her former high school teacher, who is charged in her abduction. Tad Cummins, 50, who taught forensics at a high school in Culleoka, Tennessee, and Elizabeth Thomas, a freshman, have not been seen for more than a week, leading police to believe that he may be hiding her or that they have fled far from the state, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. […]

  • Tomi Lahren’s show pulled for a week after abortion comments

    NEW YORK  — Tomi Lahren’s ascent to conservative media stardom has been propelled by a contentious spirit that is on full display whenever she takes aim at her political adversaries. But now Lahren is apparently the one getting dressed down. The Blaze, a conservative media outlet founded by Glenn Beck that carries Lahren’s nightly talk show, said Monday that the show will be off the air for a week. The Daily Caller, citing multiple unnamed sources, characterized the programming decision […]

  • Edamame recalled over listeria fears

    An Edamame product has been recalled in 33 states due to fears it may be contaminated with potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts issued the voluntary recall after random quality testing found potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. RECALL ALERT: An Edamame product has been recalled across the US as it may be contaminated with listeria bacteria https://t.co/CSVAPUnsoZ — CNN (@CNN) March 20, 2017 Listeria monocytogenes cause symptoms that may include fever, muscle aches, diarrhea or other gastrointestinal problems, according to the […]

  • Idaho boy sprayed by cyanide planted by US Department of Agriculture, dog killed

    POCATELLO, ID – The family of a teenage boy sprayed by a cyanide explosive that killed their dog is outraged they weren’t told the device was planted near their home, reports East Idaho News. Canyon Mansfield, 14, went on a walk Thursday afternoon with his family’s 3-year-old yellow Labrador, Casey, on a hill behind their Pocatello home on Buck Skin Road. “I see this little pipe that looked like a sprinkler sticking out of the ground,” Canyon told EastIdahoNews.com. “I […]

  • Palm Beach officials asking President Trump, government to pay for overtime costs

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County officials, facing the prospect of paying millions of dollars in overtime costs associated with protecting President Donald Trump during his frequent visits to the tiny Florida enclave, want either the federal government or Trump himself to foot the bill. Protecting Trump while he is at Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, primarily falls on the Secret Service. But when the President visits Florida, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is asked to […]

  • FBI Director James Comey: ‘No information’ supporting Trump’s wiretapping claim

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey said Monday he had no information to support claims by President Donald Trump that he was wiretapped by his predecessor, Barack Obama. “I have no information that supports those tweets,” Comey told the House Intelligence Committee, adding that the Justice Department, along with the FBI, had no information to support the allegations. Comey said that no president could order a wiretapping operation against anyone. Comey also publicly confirmed for the first time that his […]

  • Police: Hunt continues for armed teacher who kidnapped student

    CULLEOKA, Tenn. – Six days without a credible tip — that’s how long authorities have been digging for answers in the alleged abduction of a 15-year-old by a teacher at her Culleoka, Tennessee, high school. A lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas’ father said the teen’s alleged abductor is armed, dangerous and “obviously a man who is not in control of his faculties.” On Saturday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation updated its Amber Alert explaining how little has turned up since investigative […]

  • Rare emeralds discovered in 400-year-old shipwreck set to fetch millions

    Cleopatra wore them. Elizabeth Taylor loved them. Egyptians believed they could bring eternal life. Though diamonds enjoy the reputation of being a girl’s best friend, emeralds in fact are more rare – and more valuable. “Sought after for their rich color, regal history and identifiable look, emeralds are one of the most iconic gemstones in the jewelry industry,” said Amanda Gizzi, a spokesperson for Jewelers of America, a New York-based trade association, in an email. On April 25, the public […]

  • Hijab rule keeps junior from playing in regional title basketball game

    All she wanted to do was be a member of a team. So, for the first time this year, Je’Nan Hayes tried out for the girls’ varsity basketball team at her high school in Gaithersburg, Maryland. And, she made the Watkins Mill High School squad. Though she wasn’t a starter, Hayes played in all 24 games, including two postseason contests. That playing streak ended when the referee for the regional final said she could not play if she wore a […]

  • Good Samaritan with a gun saves wounded cop

    YOUNGTOWN, Arizona – The gunshot that struck state trooper Ed Andersson was “one in a thousand,” he said. “A half inch to my right, it would have missed me,” the Arizona State Police officer told CNN. “A few inches to my left, it would have hit my vest.” But, the bullet found Andersson’s right shoulder – paralyzing it and preventing him from reaching his own weapon. At 4:30 in the morning, it was dark and desolate along Interstate 10 near […]

  • This middle school’s acronym is IPMS. Parents want a name change

    Even before it opens, the Innovation Park Middle School has parents seeing red. They have a problem with its acronym: IPMS. The school in Lake Nona, Florida is scheduled to open in August. The name was chosen during a school board meeting as a compromise between Innovation Middle and Moss Park Middle. “They don’t want to go to a school and wear a red shirt with the letters IPMS across the shirt for athletics, for academic competitions,” Christal Feldman, a […]