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Police Arrest One-Armed Clown Wielding Machete

Police in Maine arrested a 31-year-old man after he was reported wearing a clown mask and wielding a machete, ...


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Audi Apologizes for Sexist Ad in China

German luxury automotive brand Audi apologized Wednesday for airing a sexist commercial in China in which a bride is inspected as if she were a used car. The company told USA TODAY in a statement that it "deeply regrets" the ad, which it said was created by the used car division of its joint vent...


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Top US General Warns Against Rogue Killer Robots

The second highest-ranking general in the U.S. military on Tuesday warned lawmakers against equipping the military with autonomous weapons systems that humans could lose control of and advocated for keeping the "ethical rules of war" in place. In a Senate Armed Services Commit...


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Man Who Killed and Raped Stepdaughter's Corpse Challenges Divorce Terms

The man who was convicted of having sex with his stepdaughter’s corpse after he killed her is challenging the divorce terms with her mother. Gregory Graf, 55, said Monday in court via a video feed from his Pennsylvania prison cell that he never agreed t...


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USC Ex-Dean Lived Secret Life of Drugs, Parties and Prostitutes

A former USC dean who described himself as a “God” to medical students lived a secret life of drinking, drug use and partying with addicts and prostitutes – sometimes even after-hours on the school’s campus -- according to an explosive new investigative report. ...


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Child Riding Wave on Florida Beach Hit by Pickup Truck

A 4-year-old boy was hit by a pickup truck and seriously injured on Sunday after the child rode a wave on a Florida beach too close to a traffic lane, officials said. The accident happened around 3 p.m. on Ormond Beach, after authorities closed the area to vehicles because high tide was covering ...


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Texas Veteran Says He Was Fired From Home Depot After Confronting Shoplifters

A 70-year-old veteran says he’s out of a job after he tried to stop some thieves from leaving the Home Depot store where he worked. It appears what he saw as doing the right thing was against company policy. Jim Tinney says trying to do the right thing has guided him pre...


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Would You Hire This Man?

Mark Cropp just wants to to get a job and support his family, but something unique is holding him back. A giant tattoo saying "DEVAST8" covers half of his face, and, perhaps not suprisingly, it's off-putting for potential employers. ...


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Ex-Prisoner Uses Shirt to Rescue Man

A man living in a Connecticut halfway house passed up a job interview to save a wounded stranger’s life. Aaron Tucker, 32, said he left the Isaiah House in Bridgeport, Conn. with less than two dollars in his pocket Wednesday morning. The good Samaritan was en route to a job interview for a bus bo...


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World War II Pilot's Remains Found in Tree

For more than 70 years a tree protected the remains of a World War II fighter pilot from Washington state whose plane crashed in Germany in 1945. The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William Gray of Kirkland were returned to his family Friday for a bu...


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CNN Anchor Mistakes Star-Spangled Banner for French National Anthem

CNN anchor Poppy Harlow mistook the Star-Spangled Banner for the French national anthem, while covering President Trump's arrival in the country Thursday.  Trump is in France to meet with President Emmanuel Macro...


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Pennsylvania Woman Lit Boyfriend on Fire & Used Urine to Put Out Flames

A Pennsylvania woman was nabbed after cops say she lit her boyfriend on fire and then used urine to put out the blaze. Leigh Ann Sepelyak, 38, allegedly set her beau ablaze early Sunday following a heated argument in the base...


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Man Not Fazed After Delta Stewardess Breaks Wine Bottle on His Head

A wine bottle broken on his head did not faze a man who lunged for an exit door and fought with other passengers on an international Delta Air Lines flight to Beijing, the FBI said. Authorities said Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, 23, of Tampa, Florida forced a...


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Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria While Fishing Off Alabama Coast

A 70-year-old woman nearly lost her hand after contracting flesh-eating bacteria while fishing with her husband on Alabama’s Gulf Coast last week. The unidentified woman reportedly reached into a bucket of live shrimp bait and pricked the back of her hand, though it was not clea...


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Florida Man Sits on Gun & Shoots Himself in Penis

A man from Florida suffered a self-inflicted bullet after accidentally shooting himself in the penis. And local outlets report the man may now face criminal charges for possessing the gun in the first place. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Cedrick Jelks...


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7 Tourists Killed, Bodies Eaten By Lizards

A young Belgium backpacker has become the seventh tourist found dead in Thailand’s Koh Tao in the last three years. Elise Dallemange, 30, was found in the jungle on April 28 having been half-eaten by lizards. Elise’s devastated mother Michele van Egten has now revealed she does no...


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Man Under Arrest Hands Cop 'Get Out of Jail Free' Monopoly Card

According to authorities, officers pulled over a car registered to someone wanted on a warrant and saw that a passenger was not wearing a seat-belt. Depu...


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Playground Slide Explodes, Burning 9-Year-Old Boy

A young Wisconsin boy was injured last week after a slide he was riding bubbled up and exploded. Giuseppe Storniolo, 9, was at the Reservoir Park in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb, with his parents, sister and brother when the incident occurred, according to ...


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TSA Finally Nabs Something: Finds 20-pound Lobster

Officials from the Transportation Security Administration said there's no "claws" for alarm after a roughly 20-pound live lobster was spotted in a person's checked luggage at Logan International Airport over the weekend. ...


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Overturned Oil Tanker Bursts into Flames and Kills 148

An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. ...


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Vermont Gay Bar Apologizes, Changes Name

Vermont gay bar apologizes, changes name The owner of a gay bar in Vermont ...


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Absolutely Deplorable, Woman Faces 49 Counts of Animal Cruelty

A Lake Ronkonkoma, New York woman faces 49 counts of animal cruelty, SPCA says. Officials had to wear breathing apparatus and protective gear to search a Lake Ronkonkoma home that contained 47 cats, a turtle and a parrot, officials said Wednesday. ...


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CIA Employees Fired After Stealing Over $3,000 In Vending Machine Snacks

A number of CIA employees were released after a series of vending machine thefts in 2012 and 2013, a declassified ...


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Navy Sailor Thought Lost at Sea Found Alive - On His Own Ship

After the Navy suspended the massive ocean search for her brother, who was thought to be lost at sea, Amy James said she still believed Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Mims was still alive. ...


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New York Threesome Results in Murder

New York police have arrested a suspect linked to the murder of a Brooklyn man who was stabbed and beaten Monday after he engaged in a threesome that took an unexpected turn, local media reported. Christopher Membreno, 24, has been arrested and charged with murdering Manos Ikonomidis, 20,...


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"Homeless Wall" Goes Up in California

Caltrans is building a taller, stronger wall in San Jose to stop homeless individuals from returning to an encampment, ...


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VIDEO: Tornado Rips Through House in Wyoming

Severe storms tore through areas of Wyoming Monday, with a series of tornadoes leaving damage and destruction in their wake. A tornado in Goshen County overturned tractors, ripped through houses and left at least one person injured. Five more storms were reported in Laramie County, includ...


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Man is Almost Killed by a Flying Fridge Door

Some people like to live dangerously - so much so that they nearly get themselves killed by shooting a refrigerator filled with binary explosive. A video posted on the internet shows a man firing a rifle at a refrigerator stocked with Tannerite. Tannerite is a widely sold explodin...


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Woman Who Put Meth in Toddler's Mouth Charged with Attempted Murder

Police in California say a woman admitted that she intentionally gave meth to a toddler playing in the park -- a disturbing crime involving drugs and a two-year-old. Sayyadina Thomas, 36, was arrested Monday. Police say Thomas put meth into a little boy's mouth as he played at the People'...


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Saudi Arabia Censors Swimming Pool Ad, Woman Replaced by Disney Beach Ball

Saudi Arabia isn’t exactly known as an oasis of freedom for women. In the conservative kingdom, ladies live under the supervision of a male guardian, are forbidden to drive and must stay shrouded in body-length burqa at all times to keep their bodies hidden from p...


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Mother, 40, Jailed for Having Threesome with Boys

A mother has been jailed for two and a half years for having sex with three boys aged 14 – including a threesome which was filmed. Beverley Tillyer, 40 (pictured), abused the children during drink and drugs-fuelled parties in her home. Once, the divorcee f...


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'Miracle Baby' Born Without a Nose Dies at Age 2

An Alabama boy who was born without a nose and had gained a legion of online supporters with his smiles and fist bumps died on Saturday, three months after celebrating his second birthday. Eli was born without a nasal passage or sinus cavities and received a tracheotomy at just 5 days old...


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Tornado Won't Stop Canadian From Mowing Lawn

A photograph captured a brave Canadian man continuing to mow his lawn in Alberta while a tornado swirled behind him on Friday. The photograph shows a massive tornado spinning a distance away and a man, appearing unfazed, mowing his lawn. The couple’s daughter asked her father to c...


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North Carolina Boat Explodes After Gas Was Pumped Into Fishing Rod Holder

A boat exploded at a dock on the North Carolina coast, injuring three, after the boaters accidentally pumped 28 gallons of gasoline into a fishing rod holder instead of the fuel tank. The three people hospitalized are the boat's owner, David Martin Jr., 40, of Charlotte; passenger Jonatha...


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Man Dies from Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Swimming

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after swimming with new tattoo A 31-year-old man died after he reportedly ignored warnings about swimming after getting a new tattoo and contracted a flesh-eating bacteria infection in the Gulf...


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Great White Shark Leaps into a Boat, Lands on Top of a 73-year-old Fisherman

ANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet. Terry Selwood was left with a badly bruised and bleeding ri...


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Pennsylvania Officer Accidentally Overdoses Searching Suspect's Car

A Pennsylvania police officer came in contact with a powdery substance while searching a suspect's car over Memorial Day weekend, resulting in an accidental overdose. When that officer went inside of the suspect's vehicle looking for the suspect's wallet and opened the console, a powdery substanc...


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Man Wants to Have Genitals Removed to Become A ‘Genderless Alien’

A make-up artist wants to remove his genitals to achieve his dream of looking like an alien – but plastic surgeons have said it may be impossible. LA-based Vinny Ohh, 23, has already spent $60,000 transforming himself into a “genderless alien.” However, the surgery he wants next i...


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Republican Candidate ‘Body-slams' Guardian Reporter In Montana

The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat has been charged with assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the state’s special election, breaking his glasses and shouting, “Get the hell out of here.” Ben Jacobs, a Guardian po...


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Pastor Trying to Walk on Water Gets Eaten

A pastor from a local church in White River Mpumalanga, Zimbabwe died this morning trying to demonstrate a biblical miracle to his congregants. Pastor Jonathan Mthethwa of the 'Saint Of The Last Days' church drowned into the crocodile infested river also known and the Crocodile River and ...


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Enormous Sea Creature Found Decomposing On Indonesian Beach

A bizarre looking, monstrous sea creature washed up on the shores of an Indonesian beach earlier this week, drawing swarms of locals and scientists who wanted to witness the behemoth in person. A resident named Asrul Tuanakota, 37, stumbled upon it in the darkness and initially thought the immens...


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Girl Scout leader on the Run After Stealing $15,000 Worth of Cookies

Floyd County woman was indicted by a Pike grand jury this week on charges that she stole more than $15,000 worth of Girl Scout cookies. According to Pike Commonwealth's Attorney Rick Bartley, Leah Ann Vick, 26, of North River Road, Auxier, who was a troop leader for the Wilderness Road Ch...


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Man Calls 911 to Ask to be Deported

The Collier County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Cesar Sanchez placed the call in Naples and told an operator that he wanted to be sent back to Guatemala. In an audio recording of the conversation released on Friday, a man says he is not well, but clarifies, "It's not an emergency. All I want...


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Woman Calls 911 and Inadvertently Goes Viral on Social Media

When Felicia Nevins called 911 to have them assist her with a potentially explosive device, she never though this was going to happen.  Her and her husband have been trying to conceive a child for three years now. They decided to try artificial insemination something she had yet to tell her own f...


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Woman Charged for Pointing Gun at Teen Allegedly Raping Dog

An Arkansas woman is facing a felony charge after pointing a gun at a teenage boy who she says was sexually assaulting her neighbor’s dog. Kerrie Lenkerd told police in Centerton, a northwest Arkansas town, that she looked out a...


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