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  • College football fan with viral ‘beer money’ sign says he’s raised over $820K for Iowa children’s hospital

    AMES, Iowa — The college football fan who held up a sign on national TV asking for beer money says he’s giving the thousands of dollars he raked in to a children’s hospital and the cash is being tripled thanks to two companies announcing matching contributions. Carson King held a poster that said “Busch Light Supply Needs Replenished” on ESPN’s “College GameDay” last Saturday morning.  He scrawled his Venmo account details on the sign for the nation to see. The college […]

  • Condo association tells woman her Bahamian friends displaced by Dorian aren’t welcome

    TEQUESTA, Fla. — A woman trying to take in long time family friends who were displaced from the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian, is being told by her condo association that it’s against rules, and if she keeps it up, she’ll start getting daily fines. According to WPTV, Donell Pubien’s home in Abaco is still standing, but barely. There are gaping holes in the roof and the walls are wrapped by water. It’s unlivable. “Rocks would fly through and sound like […]

  • American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania

    PEMBA ISLAND, Tanzania — A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania. Steven Weber and Kenesha Antoine were staying in Pemba Island, CNN affiliate WBRZ reports, in a wooden cabin with a bedroom submerged beneath the ocean surface off the east coast of Africa. Weber proposed on Thursday by swimming underwater and holding a handwritten note against the bedroom windows, according to a video Antoine posted Friday on Facebook, before presenting a ring. […]

  • Grandmother pleads for safe return of missing 5-year-old New Jersey girl

    BRIDGETON CITY, New Jersey — The grandmother of missing 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez is pleading for her safe return as authorities continue to search for the young girl, according to KYW. Police say time is of the essence to bring her home. Dulce vanished from Bridgeton City Park between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday and police fear she was abducted. Dulce’s grandmother offered a plea for help Thursday through tears. “Do not be afraid of the police. We […]

  • Prince Andrew accuser says she was forced to perform sex acts at 17

    Virginia Roberts Giuffre, one of several women who accused the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes, has revealed new details of her alleged sexual abuse by Britain’s Prince Andrew. Giuffre tells NBC’s Dateline she was forced to perform sex acts with Andrew when she was 17-years-old, after the British royal gave her vodka in a London nightclub. Giuffre said the incident took place at the house of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British woman who has been accused of assisting […]

  • 13 Marines from California base charged in human smuggling case

    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Thirteen Marines have been formally charged with involvement in human smuggling operations, the US Marine Corps announced Friday. Nine have been charged with human smuggling.  They include two riflemen who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol agents on July 3 driving from the US-Mexico border with three Mexicans in the back of a BMW. “Two of the Marines, Lance Cpl. Byron D. Law and Lance Cpl. David J. Salazar-Quintero, both members of 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st […]

  • Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes

    Walmart said Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes as the number of deaths tied to vaping grows. The decision from America’s largest retailer may influence other stores and marks a significant blow to the vaping industry. “Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart and Sam’s Club US locations,” the company said in a statement. “We will complete our exit after […]

  • Suzanne Whang, ‘House Hunters’ host, dies at 56 after long battle with cancer

    Suzanne Whang, who viewers came to love as the voice and face of “House Hunters” for nearly a decade, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, according to her agent. She was 56. “She was an amazing brilliant light and will be missed,” her agent, Eddie Culbertson, told CNN on Friday. “We were together for over 20 years — I know my life is better having known her.” Whang’s partner, Jeff Vezain, posted about her passing on her Facebook page. […]

  • Study: Tap water could increase risk for cancer

      You might want to think twice before getting a glass of water from the sink.  According to a new study published in the Journal Heliyon, there could be cancer-causing products in tap water. Researchers say they found 22 carcinogens including, arsenic, uranium, and radium in tap water. The Environmental Working Group warns even though most tap water meets legal standards by the federal government,  there still may be a health risk. **More on the study here**

  • De Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign. “I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this primary election and it’s clearly not my time,” de Blasio said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “So I’m going to end my presidential campaign, continue my work as mayor of New York City, and I’m going to keep speaking up for working people and for a Democratic Party that stands for working people.” De Blasio […]

  • ‘This is my office’: Man moves in with shelter dog to help her get adopted

    KANSAS —  Queen, a 3-year-old terrier mix, has been sitting at the Great Plains SPCA shelter in Kansas for more than a year. But she’s not sitting alone anymore. Scott Poore moved into the dog’s enclosed space in the Merriam shelter on a baby-sized twin mattress — and he’ll stay there until his friend finds a forever home. (Faith in humanity: restored.) “I’ve got my laptop, my desk, my lamp and I brought a plant in,” Poore told CNN affiliate KCTV. And […]

  • Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

    ST. LOUIS, Missouri — Missouri health officials announced on Thursday the vaping-related death of a man in his mid-40s. This is the United States’ eighth death linked to severe lung injury and illness tied to e-cigarettes. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the man had normal lung function before he started to vape in May. He developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, and was hospitalized on August 22. A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week […]

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