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  • List of stores already planning to close for Thanksgiving so workers can spend time with their families

    Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away, and while many stores will have big sales that start on the holiday, some retailers will stay closed. According to a survey from BestBlackFriday.com, 72% of those polled believe stores should stay closed on Thanksgiving so workers can spend time with their families on the holiday. The survey said 14% of respondents planned to shop on Thanksgiving while another 14% said stores should be open but didn’t plan to shop. So far, the website […]

  • Parent ‘extremely lucky’ after pole skewers car minutes after dropping child off at school

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — One North Carolina parent had a terrifyingly close call during a crash Friday morning. Thomasville police shared photos of the car crash near Winston Street. “No injuries but extremely lucky!” police said in the Twitter post.  The parent driving had just dropped off their child at school when they crashed into a utility pole and the pole ended up smashing through one of the backseat windows. Police closed Salem Street from Winston Street to Lodge Drive. According […]

  • Chick-fil-A’s first UK location slated for closure days after opening amid pressure from gay rights group

    BERKSHIRE, England – Shortly after Chick-fil-A opened its first restaurant in the UK, the location is set to close amid pressure from gay rights groups over past donations to anti-LGBTQ groups. Amid calls for boycott, shopping center The Oracle decided eight days after Chick-fil-A opened that “the right thing to do” was to let the restaurant’s six-month trial lease expire, The BBC reports. The family-owned business, based in Atlanta, has been the criticized in the past for helping fund groups that condemn […]

  • Indiana woman found guilty after fatally striking 3 siblings at school bus stop

    FULTON COUNTY, Ind. – The woman behind the wheel when three children were hit and killed at their bus stop in Rochester has been found guilty. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, was found guilty of three felony counts of reckless homicide, a count of criminal recklessness and passing a school bus causing injury. She faces more than 20 years in prison. Sentencing is set for December 18. Alivia Stahl, 9, and her 6-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle were hit and […]

  • Video shows suitcase with body inside being dropped in dumpster

    PUEBLO, Colorado – A body was found inside a suitcase in a Pueblo, Colorado dumpster, police said Thursday. According to the Pueblo Police Department, at about 9:23 a.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to 3906 Ivywood Ln. on a report of a suspicious suitcase in a dumpster. “Officers were unable to look completely into the suitcase but determined that detectives would be called to assist in processing the contents of the suitcase,” PPD said. When detectives arrived, they found a female […]

  • Lady Gaga falls off stage while embracing fan at Vegas show

    Lady Gaga may have sung “Edge of Glory” but it was the edge of the stage that proved her undoing during her latest Enigma show in Las Vegas, when she plummeted backward into the crowd. The singer had invited a fan, Jack, up on stage to dance with her. But as she jumped into his arms, he lost his balance and the pair tumbled off the stage. Video clips of the incident made the rounds on social media, with hundreds […]

  • Woman who livestreamed DUI crash that killed her sister arrested while on parole

    STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL/KTLA) – A Northern California woman who was convicted in a drunken, live-streamed crash that killed her sister in 2017 has been arrested again while out on parole. Obdulia Sanchez, of Stockton, was released on parole from the Merced County Jail just three weeks ago. “She (was) not supposed to drive,” her father Nicandro said. “She has (a driver’s license) but it’s suspended.” Stockton police officers say they tried to stop Sanchez for a traffic violation on Rosemarie […]

  • Man found alive a week after car careened into wooded area near Missouri highway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – A Missouri man has been found alive after vanishing nearly a week ago. Ryan Linneman, of Lee’s Summit, was taken to the hospital in critical condition after an off-road dirt biker found his car crashed in a wooded area Wednesday near Interstate 470 and Raytown Road. “He originally thought it was just an abandoned vehicle,” Sgt. Bill Mahoney with KCPD said. “When he got up on it, he saw someone inside it. He initially thought […]

  • ‘Appalling’ homecoming proposal shocks Wisconsin parents, administrators

    LAKE GENEVA, Wis. – A disturbing photo of a Wisconsin high school student’s homecoming proposal is going viral. Circulating on social media from inside Badger High School in Lake Geneva, the controversial image shows a student asking a friend to last Saturday’s homecoming dance. “I was appalled and wanted to cry,” Karen Lake, a Badger High School parent, told WITI. The words written on the poster read, “If I was black, I’d be picking cotton. But I’m white, so I’m […]

  • Identical twin babies delivered by identical twin nurses at Georgia hospital

    ATHENS, Ga. – As a pair of identical twin girls entered the world, they were greeted in the delivery room by two people who had been there before: Tara and Tori, the identical twin nurses working in their delivery room. After a serendipitous turn of events, the twin nurses at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Georgia were able to deliver Addison and Emma Williams on September 25. Brannan Williams, the father of the newborns, said he was happy […]

  • Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse will be on Airbnb for $60 per night

    Call three friends, jump in the bubble gum pink Jeep, and hop on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is available to rent. It is beachy and dreamy, and it is very, very pink. Better yet? It’s only $60 per night on Airbnb. Panoramic ocean views and glamorous décor bring the plastic playset of your childhood to life. The real house even has the iconic hot pink slide from the balcony to the infinity pool below. It will be […]

  • ‘Don’t Be a Fool!’ Trump wrote letter to Turkish leader threatening economic destruction

    WASHINGTON – In an extraordinary letter sent to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week, President Donald Trump warned that he could destroy Turkey’s economy if the situation in Syria is not contained and resolved in a humane way, CNN has confirmed. The tone of the letter is consistent with Trump’s unconventional approach to diplomacy, particularly when dealing with strongman leaders, as he tells Erdogan: “Let’s work out a good deal” and “Don’t be a fool!” But it’s striking to see a […]

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