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    Teen wants to be guardian of sister after both parents die

    OHIO – After the death of their parents, 18-year-old Kyle Nester wanted to be there for his 15-year-old sister, Madison. On Christmas Eve 2015, their father, Roy, died of a heart attack. Just last week, mother Tammy died of kidney and liver failure. The Ohio siblings are left with only each other. After the death of their parents, this teen wants to be the guardian of his sister — CNN (@CNN) February 24, 2017 “I’m going to try […]

  • A picture of the scene at the hospital mortuary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam's body is currently located.  A woman has been arrested in connection with his murder, Malaysian police said. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy on his body.

    VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Un’s half-brother, police say

    The chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was a VX nerve agent, an internationally-banned chemical weapon that can kill within minutes, according to a preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia. Malaysian police said in a statement Friday that tests on Kim’s eyes and face revealed the presence of the substance. Nerve agents are the most toxic and fast-acting substance known in chemical warfare — and VX is the most potent of all of them, according to […]

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    Judge rules only one additional accuser may testify at Cosby trial

    PENNSYLVANIA – In a victory for Bill Cosby, a Pennsylvania judge ordered Friday that only one additional accuser will be allowed to testify in his upcoming criminal sexual assault trial to demonstrate the comedian’s alleged pattern of criminal conduct. Cosby, 79, is charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault in the case of former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, who accuses the TV star of assaulting her in his home in 2004. Prosecutors sought to introduce evidence from […]

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    White House blocks several news organizations from press briefing

    NEW YORK  — CNN and other news organizations were blocked Friday from a White House press briefing. There was no immediate explanation from the White House. JUST IN: White House blocks news organizations from press briefing — CNN (@CNN) February 24, 2017 The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Politico were also excluded from the meeting, known as a gaggle. The Associated Press and Time magazine boycotted the briefing because of how it was handled. The […]

  • Adam W. Purinton, 51, allegedly opened fire at a bar in Olathe, Kansas.

    Kansas bar shooting: FBI investigating after Indian man killed

    The FBI has joined an investigation to determine whether a shooting that killed one man and injured two others at a crowded bar in Kansas is a hate crime. Adam W. Purinton, 51, allegedly opened fire Wednesday night at the bar in Olathe, killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, police said in a statement. The victim’s friend, Alok Madasani, 32, and bar patron Ian Grillot, 24, suffered injuries, authorities said. Madasani and Kuchibhotla are engineers at Garmin, and are originally from India, […]

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    Chicago: Pregnant woman among 7 fatally shot in one day

    CHICAGO – President Donald Trump tweeted about his contempt for the gun violence that has gripped Chicago after seven people were fatally shot and 13 others were wounded on Wednesday. “Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there — totally out of control. Chicago needs help!” Trump wrote on Thursday. Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there – totally out of control. Chicago needs help! — Donald J. Trump […]

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    Cannabis valued at $1.2 million found in UK nuclear bunker

    UNITED KINGDOM – Police in the United Kingdom discovered a large cannabis factory after raiding a nuclear bunker on Thursday. The value of the crop they recovered was estimated at over £1 million ($1.2 million). Police in the county of Wiltshire say they arrested six people during a midnight raid on RGHQ Chilmark, an underground nuclear bunker built in the 1980s to protect government officials and local dignitaries in case of a nuclear attack. While the site is no longer […]

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    Little Tikes recalls 540,000 swings after injuries

    Little Tikes is voluntarily recalling 540,000 toddler swings after 140 reports of the swing breaking, posing a fall hazard. There have been 39 reports of injuries, including two children with broken arms. On Thursday, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure pink toddler swings. The recall includes swings manufactured in the United States from November 2009 through May 2014 with model number 615573 molded on the back of the seat. According […]

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    White House hints at greater enforcement of marijuana laws

    WASHINGTON — The White House said Thursday it expects law enforcement agents to enforce federal marijuana laws when they come into conflict with states where recreational use of the drug is permitted. “I do believe you will see greater enforcement of it,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said regarding federal drug laws, which still list marijuana as an illegal substance. That’s a reversal from the Obama administration’s stance, which laid out in an official memo that the federal government […]

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    Contestant in a wheelchair is a first for Miss Australia pageant

    Pageants are known for wanting complete perfection from their contestants. This year, the Miss Australia pageant has a contestant in a wheelchair, showing just how perfect women of all kinds can be. Justine Clark, 26, became the first contestant to compete in the Miss World Australia pageant in a wheelchair. I love my job. The impact I'm able to make just by being a part of other people's lives in whatever makes them feel whole. This year I decided to […]

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    Woman with eating disorder dies after court grants her that right

    A woman battling a severe eating disorder who won the right to refuse forced feeding has died, according to her attorney. A.G., as the woman is referred to in court documents, died on Monday, three months after she won the right to refuse a feeding tube in a New Jersey court. Judge Paul Armstrong granted her the right to “live free from medical intervention” in an opinion delivered in Morris County Superior Court in November. The woman, who has suffered […]