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    Toddler Allegedly Beaten to Death Over Dirty Diaper

    LAYTON, Utah — A Utah toddler died from injuries that police say were caused by his mother’s boyfriend during a potty training incident. Police were notified of the abuse when James Sieger, Jr., 2, was unresponsive and covered in bruises when he arrived at Davis County hospital on Saturday. The boy, who suffered severe internal injuries, was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital in critical condition. After several surgeries, the boy died on Monday morning, according to KSTU. According to court documents, […]

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    Toyota and Nissan Expand Airbag Recall by 6.6 Million Cars

    HONG KONG — Toyota and Nissan have recalled an additional 6.56 million cars equipped with possibly faulty airbags manufactured by Japan-based Takata. Toyota’s recall covers 5 million vehicles globally, including an estimated 637,000 in the United States. The recalled cars rolled off assembly lines between March 2003 and November 2007, and 35 separate models are involved. Tens of millions of cars equipped with Takata airbags have been recalled by automakers recently over fears the airbags may explode and send shrapnel […]

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    ‘Absolute disastrous mess': 5 Dead, At Least 50 Injured After Amtrak Train Derails

    PHILADELPHIA — [Latest developments] 4:20 p.m. ET: Surveillance video shows moment before train derailment: 11:46 p.m. ET: At least 49 people were hospitalized, including six who were critically wounded, authorities said. 11:41 p.m. ET: At least five people are dead, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said. Seven cars and engines in “disarray” — turned over, upside down, he said. “It is an absolute, disastrous mess.” 11:24 p.m. ET : There were approximately 238 passengers and 5 crew members on board, Amtrak said. […]

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    Woman Who Had ‘No Idea’ She Was Pregnant Gives Birth on Flight

    TORONTO — Most moms got flowers, chocolate, maybe breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. One Canadian woman got a baby. That she wasn’t expecting. While flying to Japan. The woman, identified by Canadian media as Ada Guan, gave birth Sunday over the Pacific Ocean near the end of the 10-hour Air Canada flight from Calgary, Alberta, to Tokyo, according to Canada’s Global News. Video shot by Japan’s Fuji News Network and posted to YouTube shows Guan being taken from the […]

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    NFL Suspends Brady, Fines Patriots for Deflategate

    (CNN) — The NFL has suspended New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady for four games without pay in relation to the “Deflategate” incident in which the team was found to have used deflated footballs for an advantage in the playoffs. The team has been fined $1 million and will forfeit its first-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft and fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft. The investigation was initiated to determine what was behind the Patriots’ use of underinflated footballs […]

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    George Zimmerman Shot, Injured in Shooting Incident in Florida

    LAKE MARY, Fla. — George Zimmerman — acquitted by a Florida jury over the death of Trayvon Martin — was involved in a shooting in Lake Mary, Florida, on Monday, police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett said. Zimmerman apparently suffered a minor gunshot wound, WESH-TV reported, citing the police chief. The shooting is under investigation, but it appeared to be some type of road rage incident, Gillett told CNN. Police said there were no fatalities in the shooting and said the department would […]

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    Cancerous Bass Caught in Susquehanna River Raising Concerns

    HARRISBURG (CNN/WPMT) — It’s a catch that would make any angler gasp — and not with pride. A smallmouth bass that was pulled out of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania had a large cancerous tumor protruding from its jaw. The fish was caught back in November, northwest of Harrisburg, and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission announced this week that independent laboratory tests had confirmed that the tumor was malignant — an unusual and worrisome development. Tests Confirm Rare Cancer […]

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    NFL On ‘Deflategate': Patriots Staff Deflated Balls, Tom Brady “Generally Aware”

    (CNN) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was “at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities” of a locker room attendant and an equipment assistant in the controversy known as “Deflategate,” according to an NFL-commissioned report released Wednesday [Warning: contains strong language]. The report found that “it is more probable than not” that the locker room attendant and equipment assistant “participated in a deliberate effort to release air from Patriots game balls after the balls were examined by the referee” at […]

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    12 Ways Moms Are Nailing It Every Day

    Being a parent is hard. Whether you’re doing it for the first time or juggling a house full of kids, whether you’re home all day or trying to find that elusive work-life balance, it’s pretty easy to find all the ways you’re falling short. So this Mother’s Day, we asked moms to share all the ways they’re nailing it. A lot of mothers were uncomfortable bragging about themselves — celebrating your child’s accomplishments comes much easier — but we’re glad […]

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    Lottery ‘Winner’ Given $75 Instead of $75,000 Was Undercover Inspector

    Palmdale, CA (KTLA) — A Palmdale gas station has been placed under investigation after a lottery ticket that should have returned a $75,000 reward earned its holder, who was actually a state inspector, only got him $75 in cash, a California lottery official said Monday. The gas station released surveillance video of the purported winner on Sunday in an effort to identify the man and reward him his rightful earnings, the station’s manager said. Various Los Angeles-area news outlets ran […]

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    And the Best Restaurants in America are…

    What makes a restaurant the hottest destination in town? Glowing Yelp reviews, Instagram-worthy presentation and high praise from critics and food bloggers go a long way. But among chefs and restaurateurs, nothing says you’ve made it like a James Beard Award. Since 1990, the not-for-profit James Beard Foundation, named after “the father of American cuisine,” has been honoring outstanding names in the food and beverage industry. There is no cash reward, but a win — or even a nomination — […]

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    The Death of the 40-Hour Work Week

    CNN — When you’re hired for a full-time job, the understanding is that you’ll put in at least a 40-hour workweek. The expectation — especially for salaried employees who don’t qualify for overtime — is that you’ll put in more to ensure your projects get done. Or because the boss needs something at the last minute. Or just because everyone at the office regularly works more than 8 hours a day, and you’re seen as kind of a slacker if […]

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