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  • Head-smacking moment for airline and its brand-new plane

    HONG KONG – Proofreaders are important. That’s the message Cathay Pacific is likely contemplating today after incredulous travelers spotted one of its new planes on the tarmac at Hong Kong International Airport, the airline’s name misspelled in large letters on the side of the aircraft (see a picture here). Missing from the word “Pacific,” per the BBC: the letter “f,” which prompted “no one gives an f” jokes online. Oops this special livery won’t last long! She’s going back to the shop!(Source: HKADB) pic.twitter.com/20SRQpKXET […]

  • Connecticut boy helps save school bus driver’s life

    TOLLAND, Conn. — Sixth-grader Will Restall was in the right place at the right time. While riding the bus to a middle school on Monday morning, Restall found himself in an emergency situation and stepped up to help. “I received a phone call from William’s principal,” Tara Restall, the boy’s mother, told WTIC. “She wanted to let me know that there had been a medical emergency with the bus driver.” “When we got to school, she parked and then fell over,” […]

  • Toddler found alone at restaurant 2 months before her death

    ANDERSON, Ind. — A 23-month-old Indiana girl allegedly killed by her mother’s boyfriend was found wandering alone at an Indiana hotel restaurant two months before her death, according to WXIN. Paisley Hudson’s mom was living with her kids and boyfriend at the Red Roof Inn in Anderson. One night in May, staff at the restaurant found Hudson inside the business by herself. The restaurant is two parking lots from the motel. “It was about 9:30ish when we were having our […]

  • Family says common household item nearly killed dog

    AMES, Iowa — Members of an Iowa family say their 1-year-old dog became seriously ill after ingesting a low-carb sweetener called Xylitol. Brianna Schwenk Mashchman and John Mashchman, from Webster City, told WHO-TV their energetic, curious Boston terrier mix named Millie got into a bottle of melatonin. “Within about 10 minutes, Millie was stumbling and looked dizzy and then she was vomiting. It was only a few minutes after that before she was in a seizure,” Brianna Schwenk Mashchman said. […]

  • Officers restrain fake Uber driver in body wrap after he tries to follow woman into home

    CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Officers restrained a man in a body wrap after he posed as an Uber driver and displayed erratic behavior in a California neighborhood Saturday. “Suspect is not injured, he is under arrest. He’s being transported by AMR to the hospital for evaluation and then he’ll be taken to jail,” Chula Vista Police Sgt. Steve Szymozak told KSWB. Police arrived about 7:30 a.m. after receiving a call from a female victim. The woman told police a man […]

  • Spanish fertility blogger dies during emergency C-section

    MADRID — A Spanish blogger whose fertility journey was followed by thousands on Instagram died giving birth to her son via emergency C-section, Cafe Mom and Kidspot report. Vanessa Fernandez Arango started her Instagram page in May with a photo of a positive pregnancy test, explaining that after two ectopic pregnancies damaged her fallopian tubes, she was five months pregnant thanks to assisted reproductive technology. “The beginning of the end. The beginning of feeling life and the end of suffering,” she wrote. “So here begins our story, our […]

  • Roseanne Barr says her character will die of opioid overdose on ‘The Conners’

    LOS ANGELES — Roseanne Barr said her namesake character will be killed off during the upcoming spinoff “The Conners” in the wake of the controversy surrounding Barr’s derogatory tweets. Barr said in an interview on Brandon Straka’s YouTube show Walk Away that her character will die of an overdose. “Oh ya, they killed her,” she said. “They have her die of an opioid overdose.” Barr called the decision “cynical and horrible.” “She should have died as a hero or not at all,” Barr […]

  • Man calls 911 after Burger King refuses to take his coupons

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio – A man became royally irritated while trying to buy lunch at an Ohio Burger King on Thursday and made one whopper of a 911 call, according to WJW. “No I’m not moving anywhere until you give me back my coupons, anyway the managers taken, I’m calling the police,” the caller said to 911 dispatch. The 73-year-old customer was trying to pay for his order with buy one, get one free Whopper coupons at the Burger King on […]

  • Thirsty thief breaks into home for a bottle of water

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A man is facing felony charges after he was caught allegedly breaking down someone’s door to steal a water bottle, according to KFOR. Deputies arrested Derrick Dumas just after they say he broke into a home near Edmond, Oklahoma and stole the bottle. According to deputies, the homeowner woke up to a noise and discovered Dumas in front of the refrigerator with the door open. He told Dumas to “get the hell out” but Dumas replied that […]

  • Spa’s ‘vampire facial’ may have exposed clients to HIV

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Health officials are recommending that clients who have received a “vampire facial” or any other type of injection-related service at an Albuquerque spa get tested for HIV and other blood-borne infections, as unsafe practices recently were identified at the facility. The New Mexico Department of Health announced on Tuesday that a client of VIP Spa developed an infection that may have resulted from a spa procedure. Now the department is urging clients to visit the state’s Midtown Public Health […]

  • Former pilot’s nurse ends up being missing child he saved more than 50 years ago

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — More than 50 years ago, a pilot helped find two children who went missing in his neighborhood in central Pennsylvania. Just this month, a chance encounter brought that former pilot and one of those children back together, according to WNEP. “There’s a lot of help here that helped me all the way through,” said Vernon Bair. Two weeks ago, 85-year-old Bair came to The Williamsport Home for physical therapy. He was hoping to find relief for his […]

  • 30-year-old cat dies after being shot with BB gun

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — People in a Grand Rapids-area neighborhood are shocked and outraged to learn Tiger, a well-known 30-year-old cat, has died after being shot with a BB gun, according to WXMI. Tiger was shot over Labor Day weekend. His owner was too upset to speak on camera, but neighbors who knew the cat say they can’t believe it. “We’ve known him since we were in high school,” said neighbor Tory Luca. “She came out and said, ‘You’ve got […]