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  • Chris Watts sentenced to life in prison in ‘inhumane’ killings of two daughters and pregnant wife

    COLORADO- A Colorado judge sentenced Chris Watts on Monday to three consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole in the killings of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Judge Marcelo Kopcow said in his 17 years on the bench, “this is perhaps the most inhumane and vicious crime that I have handled out of the thousands of cases that I have seen.” Watts also received additional time for other crimes, including unlawful termination of an […]

  • 17-year-old Sophia Floersch survives airborne crash at Macau Grand Prix

    MACAU – A 17-year-old German driver has fractured her spine after suffering a horrifying airborne crash at Macau Grand Prix’s Formula Three final on Sunday. In dramatic video footage, Sophia Floersch can be seen losing control of her Van Amersfoort Racing car and flying over her competitors before slamming into the track fence. Watch the video here: On Twitter, Floersch thanked everyone for the messages of support. Just wanted to let everybody know that I am fine but will be […]

  • Man sues airline for being seated next to obese passenger

    PENYGRAIG, South Wales – A man is suing British Airways, claiming he suffered injury and loss of earnings from having to sit next to an obese passenger on a 12-hour flight. Stephen Prosser, 51, from Penygraig, South Wales, told Pontypridd County Court on Friday that British Airways cabin crew ignored his warnings he would be injured if he was forced to sit next to the man, the Press Association reported. Prosser, a freelance civil engineer, described the individual as being […]

  • One-third of US parents plan to skip flu shots for their kids this season

    Thirty-four percent of US parents said their child was unlikely to get the flu vaccine this year, according to a report published Monday by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The online poll, which was administered in October, looked at 1,977 parents who had at least one child, whether parents would get their children the flu vaccine and their reasoning, among other things. Of parents polled, 48% said they usually followed the recommendations of their child’s health care provider when making choices […]

  • ‘Bedazzled’ pigeon found near Phoenix, search underway for owner

    PEORIA, AZ¬†— A bird rescue center in Arizona is trying to find the owner of one colorfully dressed, bedazzled pigeon. Jody Kieran, the director of Fallen Feathers, said Friday that nobody has come forward to claim ownership of a pigeon found wearing a bedazzled vest. The Arizona Republic reports someone found the fine-feathered friend near an intersection last week and brought it to the rescue center. “Is he Liberace or the Rhinestone Cowboy? I haven’t figure that one out yet,”¬†Kieran […]

  • Joe Biden’s new BFF? Former VP adopts rescue dog named Major

    WILMINGTON, Del. — Former Vice President Joe Biden has a new four-legged addition to his family: a German shepherd named Major. “We are so happy to welcome Major to the Biden family, and we are grateful to the Delaware Humane Association for their work in finding forever homes for Major and countless other animals,” read a statement from the Bidens, signed the former vice president, his wife, Jill Biden, and Champ, their other German shepherd. The Delaware Humane Association announced […]

  • Judge orders White House to return CNN’s Jim Acosta press pass

    WASHINGTON-A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly announced his decision Friday morning. CNN had asked that Acosta’s credentials be returned while a lawsuit over their revocation goes forward. The network’s chief White House correspondent has clashed repeatedly with Trump and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in briefings over the last two years. But the White House pulled his […]

  • Snowstorm slams eastern US, killing 8 and knocking out power

    A strong wintry storm still is dumping snow Friday morning in parts of the Northeast after creating traffic havoc that claimed at least eight lives across the country’s eastern half and knocked out power for tens of thousands of people. A turbulent mix of rain, snow, and ice that initially hit the Midwest caused headaches late this week from the South to the Northeast, leaving up to a foot of snow in interior parts of the Northeast and widespread freezing […]

  • Sucking your baby’s pacifier might protect them from allergies, study says

    Your baby’s pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva? Don’t feel too guilty if you chose the latter, because a new study suggests that a mother’s spit — and the bacteria in it — may help prevent allergies in young children. The research found lower levels of a troublesome, allergy-causing protein in babies whose mothers reported sucking on their […]

  • Kim Porter, mother of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ children, dies at 47

    Model and actress Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, died Thursday, a representative of Combs told CNN. Porter was 47. “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this time,” Combs’ publicist Cyndi Berger said in a statement. No information about the cause of Porter’s death was released. Porter and Combs were a couple for more than a decade until 2007. They had […]

  • Couple, homeless man accused of setting up GoFundMe campaign ‘predicated on a lie’

    NEW JERSEY-A New Jersey couple and a homeless man have been accused of making up a feel-good story that raised more than $400,000 through GoFundMe., The couple, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico, and the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., face charges of second-degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said Thursday. The couple had said they met Bobbitt when he gave his last $20 to McClure, who was stranded on Interstate 95 […]

  • Nearly 300 unaccounted for in California’s Camp Fire

    BUTTE COUNTY, California — The list of people unaccounted for in California’s Camp Fire has reached a staggering level. According to a list released by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday night, nearly 300 people were listed as unaccounted. Also on Wednesday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office reported an additional eight fatalities. In a Facebook post, the sheriff said the remains were located in Paradise. Six sets of remains were found inside structures, the additional sets were found in outside […]