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  • Jog Turns Into 2-week Nightmare After Woman Accidentally Crosses US-Canada Border

    WHITE ROCK, British Columbia – The border between the US and Canada is the longest in the world, and it’s not always well marked, points out the Bellingham Herald in Washington state. For proof, just ask 19-year-old Cedella Roman, who went out for a jog on the beach in British Columbia, inadvertently crossed into the US, and was held for two weeks by US border authorities, reports the CBC. Roman is a citizen of France and she was in BC visiting her mother […]

  • ‘Roseanne’ minus Roseanne: ABC orders ‘The Conners’ for fall 2018

    ABC is pulling a “Hogan Family” move in the wake of cancelling “Roseanne” last month: It’s ordered a 10-episode spinoff called “The Conners” that will feature the show’s cast, minus Roseanne Barr, according to TV By The Numbers. The network pulled the plug on the “Roseanne” revival, its top-rated show in 2017-18, on May 29 after Barr sent a racist tweet about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarret. Talk of a spinoff focused on the rest of the Conner family […]

  • Family Says Crying Girl on Time Magazine Cover Was Not Separated From Mother

    WASHINGTON — A girl shown in a photo crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent detained her mother and used in a Time magazine cover about the Trump administration’s family separation policy was never separated from her mom, several media outlets reported. The Time cover shows the Honduran girl, Yanela Sanchez, next to President Donald Trump, who is looking down, with the caption, “Welcome to America. According to the girl’s father, his 2-year-old daughter was detained with her mother at […]

  • Dog Shot 3 Times in the Face Survives – Now ‘Hope’ Has a New Home

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds. “We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care,” said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director. Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. […]

  • Dump Truck Spills Load of Human Waste Along Indiana Highway

    BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – It’s really not how you want your day to go. Drivers noticed something strange falling from the back of a dump truck on U.S. 50 near Brownstown, Indiana Wednesday.  One of the other drivers who noticed something was disgustingly amiss was an Indiana State Police officer, who pulled over the driver. The offending material turned out to be poop — processed human waste that had fallen on the road thanks to an unsecured gate. ISP Sgt. Stephen […]

  • Restaurant Employee Fired After Viral Video Shows Her Stirring Tea With Forearm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A video of an employee at a Missouri restaurant stirring tea with her forearm has gone viral, and those responsible have been fired. The video, which has been viewed more than 700,000 times on Facebook, shows a female employee at Raising Cane’s making tea with her arm fulling submerged. The employee and another girl are heard laughing before the employee poured the tea into a dispenser. The caption on the video read, “don’t drink tea from […]

  • Koko, the Gorilla Who Mastered Sign Language, Has Died

    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language and showed the world what great apes can do, has died. She died Tuesday in her sleep at age 46, The Gorilla Foundation said in a statement. “Koko touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and an icon for interspecies communication and empathy,” the release said. “She was beloved and will be deeply missed.” The western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1971 and began to learn […]

  • Video Shows Priest Slap Baby During Baptism

    A Reddit user has posted a video showing a priest slapping a baby during a baptism. The video, which was also posted on YouTube, has a French title that translates to “A priest slaps an infant during his baptism.” At first, the 43-second video clip shows the priest, who is speaking French, attempting to comfort the crying baby. But when the crying doesn’t stop, the priest slaps the baby in the face.  The slap occurs about 22 seconds into the video. […]

  • Boy Sick of Salad Calls 911 to Report Parents – Twice

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A Canadian boy fed up with his parents’ efforts to feed him salad decided to notify the authorities last Tuesday. Halifax police turned the call into a teachable moment, showing up at the family’s home to speak to the 12-year-old about using the 911 system responsibly. Before they got there, however, the boy called a second time to ensure that officers were on their way, according to a Facebook post by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. […]

  • VA pathologist fired for being ‘impaired’, nearly 20,000 veterans may be at risk

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Officials with the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced an investigation Monday after a pathologist was found to be “impaired” and misdiagnosed patients, resulting in at least one death. Dr. Skye McDougall, the Network Director and CEO of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, made the announcement on Monday. “I want to apologize to all veterans for what we’re going to disclose today,” said McDougall. “What we’re going to talk […]

  • Disturbing video shows man kicking kitten ‘like a field goal’ at Missouri high school

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who violently kicked a cat at a Kansas City, Missouri high school. The abuse happened on the athletic field at Center High School, according to WDAF.  The video shows a man joking about kicking a field goal before taking a running start and kicking a small black cat into the air. The cat goes flying, and then the video stops right after it lands. City animal […]

  • Two Firefighters Accused of Making Pornographic Videos at Ohio Fire Station

    AKRON, Ohio – The City of Akron says two fire lieutenants have been placed on leave amid allegations that they made pornographic videos together at a fire station in the city. The videos were allegedly posted on porn websites, according to WJW. The suspended firefighters have been identified as Lt. Art Dean and Provisional Lt. Deann Eller. The following is a joint statement from Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker: “Allegations involving two City of Akron firefighters recently […]