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  • Another elderly woman throws ‘lucky’ coins into plane engine, grounding flight

    ANQUING, China – For the second time this year, an elderly passenger grounded an airplane in China by tossing coins into the engine for good luck before the flight, according to an Agence France Presse report. On Wednesday, authorities detained a 76-year-old woman – who was already flying with Lucky Air – after she apparently threw several coins into the aircraft for good measure. The flight was scheduled to take off Wednesday from an airport in the city of Anqing, […]

  • New father accused of selling heroin from baby daughter’s maternity ward

    GREENSBURG, Pa. – Police arrested a 25-year-old man for selling heroin from a room in the same hospital where his newborn child was staying, according to WPMT. Cody Hulse, of Latrobe, was visiting his baby at Excela Westmoreland Hospital Thursday when he was arrested, police say. Hulse was allegedly dealing the narcotic inside the maternity ward where his baby daughter was being cared for, according to WPVI. He allegedly admitted to selling heroin and was found to be in possession of […]

  • KFC only follows 11 people on Twitter for this brilliant reason

    We’re not sure if the guy who goes by the Twitter handle @edgette22 does any detective work on the side, but he may want to look into it. Mashable reports the online sleuth made a startling find during what must have been a day filled with downtime, and it involves KFC’s Twitter account. “@KFC follows 11 people,” he tweeted Thursday, before going on to detail exactly who those 11 are: “5 Spice Girls and 6 guys named Herb.” .@KFC follows […]

  • Mom, 1-year-old son’s limbs severed after attempting to crawl under train

    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A woman and her 1-year-old son both lost limbs after they tried to crawl under a train in Georgia Thursday afternoon, WXIA reports. The incident happened around 3 p.m. in Clayton County as the woman, identified as 28-year-old Kate Brown, walked home with her children. While attempting to cross train tracks, she tried to crawl underneath a stopped Norfolk Southern freight train. Police say two of her children were able to safely crawl across the railroad tracks […]

  • Groom dies during Maldives honeymoon: ‘He just dropped in the water’

    A mystery-turned-tragedy in the Maldives, with a newly married Irish man dead and his bride plunged into a “nightmare.” People reports that Andrew Roddy, 30, had been snorkeling in the Indian Ocean Tuesday while on his honeymoon with Gill Campion, two weeks after their wedding. The two were reportedly swimming near dolphins when Roddy suddenly vanished under the water. “I turned around and Andrew was gone,’ [Campion] said, and she didn’t know how it happened because they were near each […]

  • Woman arrested for repeatedly slapping 1-year-old at day care

    NEW YORK – A teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a 1-year-old girl on multiple occasions at a Long Island, New York day care. Jeanine Sammis, 36, was caught on camera slapping a 1-year-old toddler on the back of her head on different occasions in late September, according to Nassau County police. Police said a worker at the day care recorded Sammis after witnessing the alleged abuse. Grace Pok’s daughter attends KinderCare and she found the allegations upsetting. “I […]

  • 93-year-old takes late wife’s photo to restaurant so he can still have lunch dates with her

    GLENNVILLE, Ga.– True love does exist. Just look at Clarence Purvis and you’ll know it’s true. Clarence, 93, was with the love of his life, Carolyn, for more than six decades. They had three children together.  She passed away four years ago. But, her memory still lives on every single day. “Ain’t nobody loved one another more than me and my wife loved one another,” Clarence told WTOC. Clarence takes photos of Carolyn with him to his favorite Georgia restaurant […]

  • Mom accused of hitting teacher in face with brick after student’s phone confiscated

    PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh woman is accused of hitting her daughter’s teacher with a brick after she confiscating the girl’s cellphone. According to KDKA, teacher Janice Watkins confiscated a fourth-grade student’s phone on Wednesday because the district has a “no cellphone” policy. While taking the phone, the girl allegedly bit the teacher and her mother, Dai’Shonta Williams, was called to the school. During a meeting between the three, the child claimed Watkins had choked her, at which point Williams got […]

  • Teen carries injured teammate across finish line at Utah cross country state championship

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah high school senior disqualified himself during a cross country state championship meet on Wednesday so he could carry his injured teammate across the finish line. It’s the race Sean Rausch and Blake Lewis had been waiting for all season. “Our training plan, everything was geared toward state, so we wanted to win state for sure,” Rausch told KSTU. Blake, a junior, was 400 meters from the finish line when he felt a sharp pain […]

  • Black man hugs Nazi outside Richard Spencer event, asks him ‘Why do you hate me?’

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A video shows the moment a black man hugged a Nazi outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the video, which was posted on Twitter, 31-year-old Aaron Alex Courtney is seen hugging the man and asking, “Why don’t you like me, dog?” Warning: The video contains harsh language A nazi and a black man…..America 2017 #SpencerAtUF pic.twitter.com/sSaG36EuOr — Politics for Dummies (@Politics4dum) October 19, 2017 Courtney told the […]

  • Kindergartner empties piggy bank to pay for classmates’ milk, gets big online response

    ISHPEMING, Mich. — A 5-year-old Michigan girl has made it her goal to make sure all of her classmates get milk, even if their parents can’t afford it. Two weeks ago, Sunshine Oelfke emptied her piggy bank onto the living room floor and began counting her money. Her grandmother, Jackie Sue Oelfke, posted pictures of the moment on Facebook. “After a few minutes, I see her bag up some of it and I asked her what she was doing with the […]

  • Lulu the dog flunks out of CIA bomb-sniffer school

    WASHINGTON — Government agencies routinely make hiring and firing announcements, but a recent one from the CIA caught Gizmodo‘s eye. A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K-9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Lulu, described in her CIA profile as being a “hyper and silly” black Labrador with an “easygoing sweetness,” started “to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors” not long after she started training. The agency explains […]