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  • Trump approves additional deployment to Mideast to counter Iran

    President Donald Trump has given his approval to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan to deploy additional military resources to the Persian Gulf region to deter Iranian threats, according a senior US official. The new deployment includes Patriot missile batteries, reconnaissance aircraft and accompanying necessary forces to provide further deterrence against what the Pentagon believes is a rising Iranian threat against US troops in the region, according to the official and another US official directly familiar with the deployment proposal. […]

  • Adam Levine is leaving ‘The Voice,’ replacement announced

    After 16 seasons and a major bromance with fellow coach Blake Shelton, Adam Levine is leaving “The Voice.” The news was announced Friday on NBC’s “Today” by “Voice” host Carson Daly. Daly noted that the Maroon 5 frontman was one of the original coaches to launch the reality singing competition and has notched three victories on the show. “He’ll always be a cherished member of ‘The Voice’ family, and of course we wish him nothing but the best,” Daly said. […]

  • Harvey Weinstein accusers reach $44M deal over alleged sexual misconduct

    Attorneys representing claims against Harvey Weinstein, his company and former associates have reached a $44 million settlement to resolve civil lawsuits over his alleged sexual misconduct. The attorneys told a Delaware bankruptcy judge Thursday they have a deal that will be paid by insurance policies — not the disgraced movie mogul. It allocates about $14 million for legal fees to Weinstein associates who are named as defendants in the lawsuits. The remaining $30 million will go to alleged victims, creditors and […]

  • Man says an intruder broke into his house, cleaned it and left

    A Boston area man came home from work with his son to find something amiss. He thought that maybe they had been robbed. But upon further inspection, he discovered that nothing was missing and his home was sparkling clean. Nate Roman lives in a single-family home in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Roman tells CNN he left for work the morning of May 15 and came home from picking up his son to find his door was unlocked. “[My son said], ‘Dad! The […]

  • Family asking for apology from police after officers put ‘spit bag’ on 12-year-old boy during arrest

    SACRAMENTO, California — The cell phone video is going viral: It shows a 12-year-old boy being detained by Sacramento police and an officer putting a “spit mask” over the boy’s head. The mother of that boy is demanding an apology from the Sacramento Police Department for how they handled her son. “It shouldn’t have happened, it shouldn’t have got this far, and I want justice, I want justice for African-American girls and boys,” the 12-year-old boy’s mother LaToya Downs said. […]

  • Thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to a poor diet, new study finds

    Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found. An estimated 80,110 new cancer cases among adults 20 and older in the United States in 2015 were attributable simply to eating a poor diet, according to the study, published in the JNCI Cancer Spectrum on Wednesday. “This is equivalent to about 5.2% of all invasive cancer cases newly diagnosed among US adults in 2015,” said Dr. Fang Fang Zhang, a nutrition and […]

  • Ohio native dies on Mount Everest after making it to summit

    An American mountaineer died Wednesday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, according to the Nepalese company leading the expedition. Donald Lynn Cash, 55 of Sandy, Utah, fainted due to high altitude sickness after reaching Everest’s summit, according to Pioneer Adventure Pvt. The expedition company said its guides tried to give Cash aid while bringing him down the mountain. “Our supporting Sherpa Guides did immediate massage, CPR and raised his oxygen pressure to keep him alive,” the company said […]

  • Turn up office thermostats to improve women’s productivity, study suggests

    It’s often quipped that women complain the office temperature is too low — but it’s not just comfort that’s at stake. Researchers say women’s productivity may improve when the thermostat is set to warmer temperatures. The new study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, raises “the stakes for the battle of the thermostat.” Previous research found most modern offices use climate control systems based on the metabolic rate of an average man, with the ideal temperature for women almost 5 […]

  • Walmart cashier who walks 9 miles to work gets huge surprise after chance encounter with police officer

    SLIDELL, La. — Anita Singleton no longer has to walk several miles to get to work, all thanks to a chance encounter with a police officer early Sunday morning. WGNO reports that Officer Bradley Peck saw Singleton walking to work along a narrow bridge. Slidell picked her up thinking she was going to the Walmart that was closest. “She said ‘no baby, I’m headed to the Northshore.’ I said ‘ma’am that’s a really long walk, why don’t you jump in […]

  • Incapacitated woman who gave birth at Phoenix care facility was likely pregnant before, documents allege

    **Warning: The details of this story are extremely disturbing** PHOENIX –– A disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona long-term care facility had been raped repeatedly, and had likely been pregnant before, new documents allege. Her lawyers filed a $45 million notice of claim to Arizona on Wednesday with allegations against the state along with Hacienda HealthCare, where the woman had lived since 1992. She delivered a boy at the facility in late December, shocking her caregivers, who said they had no idea she […]

  • Nurse graduates from NYU years after he worked there as a janitor

    Frank Baez got his first healthcare experience as a teenager, mopping floors and cleaning patients’ rooms as a hospital janitor at New York University. This week, the 29-year-old got his nursing degree from NYU’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing after finishing an accelerated 15-month program. “It was a very intense program, I’ll tell you that. It was a lot of work,” he told CNN. “It was worth it, it paid off at the end. Here I am now, a graduated nurse.” Baez […]

  • 62,000 pounds of meat recalled, just days before Memorial Day

    If you’re planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef due to E. coli concerns. Here are some things to keep in mind when checking your labels: The meat was packaged at the Aurora Packing Company, Inc in North Aurora, […]

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