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New Toy Strikes Fear in Parents' Hearts

Many parents are worried that a new children’s toy known as the "Toothpick crossbow" -- which works just as it sounds -- could become as popular as fidget spinners among kids in the U.S. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot('/209187824/300x250', [300, 250], 'MobileAdb12d8b6...

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'Pizzagate' Gunman Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

The man who walked into Comet Ping Pong, a Washington, D.C., pizza shop, armed with an AR-15 assault weapon and a revolver to investigate internet rumors has been sentenced to four years in prison. Edgar Maddison Welch was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Washington. googletag.cmd.push(fu...

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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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag....

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Montana Initiative Could Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth — a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender rights. The Montana Family Foundation launched its campa...

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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 Office of Inspector General (OIG) report says. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot('/209187824/300x250', [300, 250], 'MobileAd87a77a08-8d8c-41fa-96ff-657ae77f6...

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Former Navy SEAL Arrested for Drug Smuggling

A former Navy SEAL is facing federal criminal charges for his ties to a major marijuana drug smuggling operation. This arrest comes on a heels of an April CBS News investigation that revealed widespread drug use among Navy SEALs. James Dennis "JD" Smith Jr. was arrested Saturday in Charlotte, No...

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