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    Caught on camera: Three American sailors attacked in Turkey by political protesters

    ISTANBUL, Turkey – U.S. military officials confirmed that three American sailors were attacked on Wednesday by a political group in Turkey. Video posted by members of the Turkish Youth Union showed a group of about 20 people surrounding the sailors, screaming at them and throwing orange paint at them. The group also put plastic bags over the sailors’ heads. It was a reference to an incident in Iraq in 2003 when U.S. forces detained a Turkish special forces unit and […]

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    Shoppers already lining up for Black Friday

    BEAUMONT, Calif. – Black Friday brings out the bargain hunters in droves. People across the country rush to wait outside their favorite stores even before Thanksgiving dinner has been served. They get there hours before the doors open, eager to be the first ones to get their hands on the best deals. For two women in California, hours is not enough. Vicky Torres and Juanita Salas have been camped outside of Best Buy since last Wednesday, making it 22 days […]

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    Study: Long-term marijuana use could alter a person’s brain, IQ

      A new study shows long-term marijuana use may alter a person’s brain. Researchers found that using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain and it may even lower your IQ. The study showed that compared to nonusers, people who smoked marijuana starting at 14-years-old have less brain volume, or gray matter, in the orbitofrontal cortex. The orbitofrontal cortex is the area in the front of your brain that helps you make decisions. However, they […]

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    Caught on camera: Student attacked in school cafeteria

    TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – A mother says she is planning to home-school her children after an incident at her daughter’s middle school. “It makes you outraged and makes you sick at your stomach to watch the videos. You know, the school has a policy against bullying and violence, but if they’re not going to enforce it, it’s not worth the paper it’s printed on,” said Rhonda Hughes, Destiny’s mother. Destiny Hughes, 13, was punched multiple times by a fellow student […]

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    Woman decides to sell her wedding ring to adopt a baby

    FARGO, N.D. – One North Dakota woman¬†decided to sacrifice a symbol of her beloved marriage, her wedding ring, so that she could adopt a baby. She believes there are benefits she will get from making this tough choice. Having children has been very difficult for Zaundia Klingbeil. She calls her 11-year-old son Elias a miracle child. “If I had another baby that I loved half as much as I love our son, all the pain would be worth it, all […]

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    Postal employees’ personal information compromised, some customers at risk

    WASHINGTON (CNBC) – Employees at the U.S. Postal Service are usually hustling and bustling this time of year. However, now workers are worried about their identity. The U.S. Postal Service says employees’ personal information, including their Social Security numbers, may have been compromised. In a statement, the postal service says employees’ names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, addresses, beginning and end dates of employment and emergency contact information were breached. Dow Jones believes the total number of people affected […]

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    Teenage surfer attacked by shark in shallow water

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (WPTV) – A teenager is recovering in the hospital after he was bitten by a shark on Saturday. Ryan Shapiro, 18, says he had just taken his SAT before deciding to go out with friends to surf. The teenager says he was in waist-deep water when a shark bit his arm and tore seven of his tendons. “I was just trying to go surf for the afternoon to get my stress and everything down,” Shapiro explained. Shapiro […]

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    Stranger snatches 5-year-old girl from her bed, stepfather foils kidnapping

    SANDY, Utah – A sense of great relief filled a Utah neighborhood Friday after police arrested a man who they say broke into a home, grabbed a 5-year-old girl out of her bed and took her outside before being stopped by the girl’s stepfather. Police say 48-year-old Troy Morley entered the house, went through several rooms and then entered the basement where he picked up the 5-year-old girl and attempted to kidnap her. The girl’s parents woke up when they […]

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    Hot car mom is in hot water after failing to complete terms of agreement

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) – A woman whose mugshot photo went viral is in hot water. Shanesha Taylor made headlines after she left her young children in a vehicle during a job interview. Taylor said the person who was supposed to babysit her kids canceled at the last-minute and she wasn’t able to find anyone else to help. Taylor was arrested on suspicion of child abuse and her children were placed in the care of Child Protective Services. After learning about […]

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    “I just want to kill him,” Mother has message for man accused of abducting, raping and beating daughter

    RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The mother of a Virginia girl, who was abducted by 37-year-old Delvin Barnes, has strong words for her daughter’s attacker. “I just want to kill him,” the victim’s mother said. “I just want to kill him.” Deputies say Barnes allegedly hit the 16-year-old girl in the head with a shovel and forced her into the trunk of his car. Authorities allege he took her back to his home, where he raped her and later poured bleach […]

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    Bowling alley employee killed while resetting pins

    FAIRFIELD, Ohio РA bowling alley employee in Butler County, Ohio was killed by the pin setting machine. Police say the 53-year-old man had worked at the bowling alley for about four years. Authorities say there was a problem with the pin setter and the man went to the back to reset the pins manually. While he was in the back, part of his clothing got caught in the machine and he was killed.