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  • Doctors rescue baby as pregnant woman killed with crossbow

    LONDON — An unborn baby has been saved by doctors after his mother was shot and killed with a crossbow in east London, the U.K. Press Association reported. London’s Metropolitan Police confirmed that 50-year-old Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo has been charged with the murder of Sana Muhammad, 35, following the violent attack in Ilford on Monday morning. CNN has learned that Unmathallegadoo is the ex-husband of the victim. Sana Muhammad — previously named by police as Devi Unmathallegadoo — was eight months […]

  • Photo of Wisconsin students posing in apparent Nazi salute sparks outrage, investigation

    BARABOO, Wis. – A photo showing a group of male, mostly white Wisconsin high school students with their arms raised in what appear to be Nazi salutes has sparked a district investigation and criticism from a Holocaust memorial group. The image of students in the Baraboo School District in Wisconsin was originally posted on the @GoBaraboo parody account with the caption, “We even got the black kid to throw it up.” But the picture, which was tagged #Barabooproud, has since […]

  • Veteran died with no family, so other vets showed up for funeral

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee community came together Friday to make sure an unclaimed veteran would not be forgotten, according to WTVF. Large crowds turned out on a rainy morning to pay their respects to Leo Stokley, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He died Sunday at the Waters of Cheatham in Ashland City. He was 69 years old. Stokley served in the United States Marine Corps and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. After his passing, he had no family to attend […]

  • 91-year-old Florida woman fights off attacker in Walmart parking lot

    PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Mary Kennedy is battered and bruised, but not broken. She’s now recovering after being attacked and robbed in a Walmart parking lot, according to WPTV. “That’s where I hit the concrete,” said Kennedy, while pointing to her forehead. At 91-years-old, Kennedy is as tough as nails. Her left arm is completely black and blue and she’s fighting through the pain after fracturing her pelvis and tailbone. “He body slammed me down to the concrete and that […]

  • ‘SNL’ brings on congressman-elect to get apology from Pete Davidson

    NEW YORK — A week after “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson was criticized for mocking the appearance of Dan Crenshaw, the NBC variety show brought the congressman-elect on to receive an apology in person. Crenshaw, who lost his right eye in 2012 while serving as a Navy SEAL in Afghanistan, showed up in the middle of Davidson’s apology during the “SNL” segment, “Weekend Update.” “In what I’m sure was a huge shock to people who know me, I made a poor choice last week,” […]

  • Dubai police start training on flying motorbikes

    DUBAI — The flying motorbike is back in Dubai — and you could see the police riding one in the not-too-distant future. A year after California-based startup Hoversurf showcased its hoverbike at tech expo GITEX in the white and green livery of the Dubai Police, the company has returned with a new model and evidence its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle might be, well, taking off. Making good on a deal signed in 2017, Hoversurf has now gifted Dubai Police […]

  • At least 11 dead as wildfires spread on both ends of California

    A Northern California fire has become the most destructive in the state’s modern history, killing at least 11 people and wiping out much of an entire town. A quarter of a million people have been forced from their homes statewide as the Camp Fire in the north and two other major fires — Woolsey and Hill — in Southern California burned this weekend. As firefighters struggle to contain the uncontrolled wildfires, forecasters said intense winds and low humidity could fuel […]

  • At least 9 killed as 3 California wildfires destroy thousands of structures, force evacuations

    LOS ANGELES — One of three major wildfires roaring though California has obliterated 80 to 90% homes in one town and left at least nine people dead, officials said Friday. They also said the Camp Fire in northern California has destroyed 6,713 structures and grown to 140 square miles. The fast-moving wildfires have prompted thousands of residents to flee, sometimes through jam-packed flame-lined streets that forced evacuees to chose whether to try to drive to safety or to get out […]

  • Unfazed Louisiana woman shoots back at armed men trying to rob her store

    CULLEN, La. — A store manager with a gun pointed at her face remained calm as two men in masks tried to rob their family-owned liquor store in Cullen, Louisiana, according to KTBS. Cullen Police Chief Rosette Harris said in her two years in the position, it’s the first armed robbery she’s had to investigate. The security video has been uploaded on social media and has gotten a lot of attention. Sahim Hassan faced of with two men in masks. One […]

  • 75,000 homes evacuated as Southern California fire rages

    VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. — About 75,000 homes have been evacuated along the Ventura-Los Angeles County line in Southern California as a massive fire raged early Friday amid strong Santa Ana winds. The Woolsey Fire erupted about 2:30 p.m. Thursday near Simi Valley in Ventura County and grew to 2,000 acres by 6 p.m. Just before 3 a.m. Friday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said the fire had burned about 8,000 acres and was at 0 percent containment. At least […]

  • Moms brawl at school bus stop; one airlifted after being slashed with broken coffee mug

    SARASOTA, Fla. — A brawl between two moms at a school bus stop landed both in the hospital. Both moms used a broken coffee mug as a weapon, WFTS reported. Tiffani Cruz just got out of the hospital. She defends why she smashed a coffee mug over the head of another mom. “It was self-defense over an incident that made no sense,” she said. While the North Port Police Department said it started over an argument about parenting, Cruz claims they’ve […]

  • Growing wildfire forces evacuations in Ventura County in Southern California

    VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. — A mass shooting claimed the lives of 12 people in Thousand Oaks, California on Wednesday night. Now a brush fire is threatening the surrounding area. Smoke could be seen over the area where a vigil will be held tonight for the victims of the shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill. Dubbed the “Hill Fire,” the blaze quickly spread to cover between 8,000 and 10,000 acres on Thursday, according to Ventura County Fire Department officials. Residents took to […]