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    Check your account! Ticketmaster issues millions of free ticket vouchers

    NEW YORK  — Millions of Ticketmaster customers are getting offers for free tickets because of a 13-year-old lawsuit. The company planned to finish sending out free tickets vouchers “on or around June 18” to U.S. customers who made purchases on its site between October 1999 and February 2013 and paid an “Order Processing Fee” that was never refunded. The offers stem from a lawsuit first filed in 2003 alleging Ticketmaster was charging “excessive and deceptive” fees. Though the company denies […]

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    Man charged after 12 girls found in his home; couple says girls are theirs

    A Pennsylvania man faces charges including sexual assault after police say they found him living with 12 girls, including an 18-year-old and two children he fathered with her. Police in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, just north of Philadelphia, arrested Lee Kaplan, 51, on Thursday. Police said the girls living with Kaplan at his house ranged in age from 6 months to 18 years. In a related case, authorities nearly 100 miles away in Lancaster County arrested the parents of the 18-year-old, […]

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    Boy with kidney disease uses small idea to make a big difference

    When a child is in the hospital for an indefinite stay, the one thing that might ease the pain of being there is a toy. So, when 10-year-old Kadin Hoven saw the toy bin at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA running low, he had an idea. Kadin was born with non-functioning kidneys. He’s already had two kidney transplants. He’s currently waiting for a third. Officially diagnosed with stage 3 renal failure, Kadin has spent a huge portion of his life in […]

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    Dads compete to stack Cheerios on babies’ heads because … dads

    So, about a week or so ago, Patrick Quinn felt trapped. He was sitting on the couch, afraid to move – lest he woke up Maxton, his 3-week-old son who was sound asleep on his lap. Then, he spotted a bowl of Cheerios by the couch. His older son had left it there, because he never puts anything away. Hmm, thought Quinn, let’s see if I can get one to balance on Maxton’s nose. It worked. Hmm, let me see […]


    ‘Star Trek’ actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

    Actor Anton Yelchin, 27, who played Chekov in recent ‘Star Trek’ movies, was killed in a single-car collision early Sunday morning, police told CNN. Yelchin, who also acted in ‘Like Crazy’ and ‘Alpha Dogs,’ died outside his home in Los Angeles, California, according to law enforcement. Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov in "Star Trek" movies, killed in accident. https://t.co/zphKgrq9bW pic.twitter.com/i7uUNxACx8 — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) June 19, 2016 Yelchin stepped out of his car in the driveway of his Studio […]

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    Solider surprises sons at their elementary school

    ARLINGTON, Va.- Sgt. First Class Maxiniliano Guerra had been deployed for eight months, waking up at 3 in the morning in Kuwait to read his sons a bed time story in Virginia. So when he made it home just in time for Father’s Day, he knew he wanted to do something special for 7-year-old Lucas and six-year-old Sebastian. Guerra decided to surprise the boys by showing up to their school assembly, dressed in the mascot’s costume. The boys’ mother Jenna was […]

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    12-year-old girl owns and operates food pantry

    GOLDSBORO, N.C.-  MacKenzie Hinson is not like most 12-year-old girls. She spends a majority of her time in the Make A Difference Food Pantry, which serves more than 1,200 families a month. Hinson also happens to be the owner and operator of the pantry. She was inspired to open her own organization, which is certified with the state, after volunteering at other food banks and learning the statistics on childhood hunger. Hinson receives about 90 percent of her operating costs from […]

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    Orlando nightclub shooting survivors recount their night of terror

    This is an account of what happened at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub on June 12. It is based on numerous interviews with survivors and first responders: It was almost closing time. More than 300 revelers packed the patio and two large indoor sections of Orlando’s popular Pulse nightclub. Under blinking strobes, dancers gyrated and swayed to salsa and hip-hop beats. It was almost 2 a.m. — time for last call. Shot boys were serving the final $5 skybombs. Omar Mateen entered […]

  • Omar Saddiqui Mateen was the gunman who opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida killing at least 50 people, two law enforcement officials told CNN.
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    Orlando shooting: Mateen’s effort to buy armor reported, gun store says

    The Florida gun store where Orlando shooter Omar Mateen apparently tried to buy body armor and bulk ammunition weeks before the attack on a gay bar reported the effort to authorities, according to the store owner. But the tip went nowhere because the store didn’t know the man’s name and had no way to lead authorities to him, gun store owner Robert Abell told reporters Thursday. “We had no link, no contact, we didn’t know who he was, but we […]

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    Autopsy reveals 2-year-old Lane Graves’ cause of death

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Walt Disney World is reviewing the placement and wording of its warning signs after an alligator dragged a toddler underwater near a resort there. “All of our beaches are currently closed, and we are conducting a swift and thorough review of all of our processes and protocols,” Walt Disney World Resort Vice President Jacquee Wahler said in a statement Thursday. “This includes the number, placement and wording of our signage and warnings.” A dive team […]

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    Shooting death of Chicago man captured live on Facebook

    NEW YORK — A 28-year old Chicago man live streaming on Facebook was shot dead during his broadcast. The live stream captured his murder. The 14-minute video featured Antonio Perkins drinking and hanging out with friends on a sidewalk. Six minutes into the video, there are gun shots, and screaming can be heard. Perkins fell on the grass after two shots, WGN reports. A flurry of up to ten shots followed. A spokesperson from the Chicago Police Department confirmed that the […]