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  • Disney issues seizure warning for Incredibles 2

    Moviegoers seeing Disney’s ‘Incredibles 2’ might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever. The Pixar movie hit theaters in the United States on Friday. Over the weekend, several fans who saw the flick posted on Twitter that there were some scenes containing flashing lights that could be concerning for people with photosensitive epilepsy or other photosensitivities. CNN has reached out to Disney for comment. Just a day after those […]

  • Firefighters show why you shouldn’t park in front of a hydrant

    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – After finding a car illegally parked in front of a hydrant, a group of firefighters decided to teach its owner a lesson. The New Jersey firefighters responded to a house fire in Hamilton Township on Thursday, CNN affiliate WPVI reported. When they reached the scene at about 1 a.m., flames were coming from the top floor of the home but an Acura sedan was blocking the hydrant they needed to use to put it out. So, […]

  • World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as mental health condition

    Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about “digital heroin,” likening the flashing images to one of the world’s most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced “gaming disorder” as a new mental health condition included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday. “I’m not creating a precedent,” said Dr. Vladimir Poznyak, a member of WHO’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, which proposed […]

  • Did World Cup goal celebration trigger an ‘artificial earthquake’ in Mexico?

    A tweet describing an artificial earthquake in Mexico City, after Mexico scored what would be the game-winning goal in the World Cup upset against Germany, went viral Sunday. But neither the US Geological Survey nor Mexico’s National Seismological Service reported an earthquake in Mexico City that day. So what’s the deal? Did Mexico party so hard that it caused a man-made earthquake? The event wasn’t big enough to be measured in magnitudes and wouldn’t have been perceptible to the general population, according […]

  • At least 5 die when SUV crashes after being chased by Border Patrol, then deputy, Texas sheriff says

    A vehicle packed with undocumented immigrants flipped Sunday, ejecting 12 people and killing at least five after a chase in south Texas, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said. Four people were killed at the scene about 50 miles from the Mexico border and a fifth person died at a hospital in San Antonio, the sheriff said. The incident started after a Border Patrol agent in Carrizo Springs suspected smuggling when he saw a trio of vehicles pass him on a […]

  • Walmart shopper accused of making more than 1,000 fake returns

    A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain’s stores across the country. Thomas Frudaker was arrested Wednesday. Officials said he made $1.3 million worth of fraudulent returns at Walmart stores. Suspicion arose when Frudaker attempted to return a computer at a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona, officials said. The store reported it appeared he had taken parts out of the machine before making the return. According to CNN affiliate KSWT, the Yuma Police […]

  • A man is traveling to all 50 states mowing lawns for the elderly, disabled, single moms and vets for free

    Rodney Smith Jr. found his purpose the day he came across an elderly man struggling to mow his lawn, and pulled over to help. “That night, I decided to mow lawns for the elderly, disabled, single moms and veterans,” Smith told CNN. Today, that idea has expanded. This summer, Smith is traveling to all 50 states to mow lawns for people who need help — for free. He started small The Bermuda native graduated from college with a degree in computer […]

  • “Neighborhood beef” apparently leads to 22 people injured in N.J. art festival shooting, prosecutor says

    Twenty-two people, including a teenager, have been injured early Sunday in a shooting at a 24-hour art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. One suspect, a 33-year-old man, is believed to have been killed by police, according to prosecutor Angelo Onofri. Another suspect was taken into custody, Onofri said. Police recovered multiple weapons. “It absolutely could have been worse given the confined space and the number of shots that appear to have been fired,” […]

  • Candidate sprays himself in the face with pepper spray for campaign ad

    DENVER – There are plenty of videos on YouTube of people spraying themselves in the face with pepper spray — but most of them aren’t congressional campaign ads. Levi Tillemann, a Democratic candidate for Colorado’s 6th congressional district, on Denver’s east side, did just that, according to KCNC-TV. Tillemann’s video has had hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube he hopes translate into votes. “Trust me. This will stop anyone in their tracks,” Tillemann says just before he sprays a canister of pepper […]

  • Thousands evacuate as battle intensifies near Yemen airport

    Thousands of civilians have been evacuating districts surrounding Hodeidah’s airport Saturday as a Saudi-led coalition closes in on the Houthi-held city in Yemen, according to two sources. CNN is unable to verify independently the exact number of people fleeing Hodeidah, but hundreds of vehicles were seen lining up early Saturday as they headed to the northern part of the city, said local activist Nofel Al Najjar and a local council official who does not want to be named for security […]

  • Second deputy dies after Kansas City courthouse shooting

    A female deputy who was shot Friday as she and another deputy were transporting prisoners from a courthouse has died, officials in Kansas City, Kansas, said Saturday. The male deputy, Patrick Rohrer, was also shot and died at the hospital Friday. He and Theresa “TK” King were overcome by the suspect inside a gated area, police said. She died early Saturday morning. “Deputy King and Deputy Rohrer did not just offer to us a total gift of themselves yesterday. They […]