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  • Dozens of Beachgoers Helped Save a Pod of Beached Whales

    GEORGIA — Dozens of beachgoers stepped in to help several pilot whales that beached on a coastal Georgia island on Tuesday, according to local authorities and videos shared on social media. Dixie McCoy, who witnessed the rescue and posted live footage of it on Facebook, told CNN at least 20 whales came near the shore of St. Simons Island’s East Beach. About five or six whales from the pod beached themselves, and bystanders worked to push the animals back to […]

  • Video Shows Mississippi Man Running for His Life as Possible Tornado Closes in on Him

    VICTORIA, Miss. — A man says he ran for his life after he encountered a possible tornado on Tuesday. It was part of a storm system that left a trail of damage in Marshall County. Tennail Richard was on his Marshall County property working in his shed when the powerful storm hit, according to WREG. Four security cameras were rolling and clearly showed Richard’s concern as the wind and rain moved in. He knew he had to come up with […]

  • Apparent Prime Day Pricing Error May Cost Amazon

    Whoops: Amazon, apparently in error, priced a bunch of very expensive camera gear for $94.48 on Prime Day—and is honoring at least some of the sales. First, someone noticed a camera normally priced at $548 was listed for $94.48 and submitted the deal to Slickdeals. It made it to the site’s front page, and soon commenters realized a bunch of other pricey cameras, camera gear, and camera bundles were listed at the same price, PetaPixel reports. Users started sharing their hauls, including one […]

  • FDNY Loses 200th Member to 9/11-Related Illnesses

    NEW YORK — As Sen. Rand Paul halted the bill this week that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never run out of money, the FDNY lost its 199th and 200th members due to illnesses related to the attacks. Retired firefighters Richard Driscoll and Kevin Nolan succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses. “They didn’t hesitate to run into danger. They stayed until the work was done,” Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. Rest in peace, firefighters Richard Driscoll and […]

  • Little Boy Selling ‘ICE COLD BEER’ Prompts Several Calls to Cops – but It’s All Paying Off

    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah – A young boy in Utah found a good way to get some business, even after neighbors called the police on him. The Brigham City Police Department posted a photo of the boy and his drink stand on Facebook. The post states: “This young man, in the area of 600 South 200 East, has a twist on a lemonade stand. Yep, he’s selling beer … ROOT BEER, that is. His marketing strategy has resulted in several calls […]

  • Win ‘Beer for Life’ by Finding Busch’s Secret Shop in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Want a chance to win free beer for life, get exclusive gear, and contribute to a good cause? Busch Beer is setting up a pop-up shop in a secret location this Saturday. So far the clues point to a meeting place in Missouri. Busch Beer’s temporary “Pop Up Schop” will have edition merchandise available. A video shows several sizes of red flannel shirts will likely be there. Everyone who finds she pop-up will have a chance […]

  • Man Kills at Least 23 as He Burns Anime Studio in Japan

    KYOTO, Japan — At least 23 people are feared dead and 36 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said. The Kyoto Fire department confirmed that 13 people have died and more than ten people were found with “no vital signs” inside the building, which belonged to the Kyoto Animation Co. In Japan, officials commonly use this term to signify victims have died but their deaths have […]

  • Tupac Fan Fired from Government Job After Emailing Inspirational Quote to 4,300 Employees

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The former director of Iowa’s Department of Human Services is keeping his head up after the diehard Tupac fan was fired abruptly last month. Jerry Foxhoven told the New York Times he still thinks his firing may be coincidental – he was forced out one day after sending an email praising the rapper to all 4,300 agency employees. The 66-year-old routinely sent Tupac lyrics to other workers as inspiration, hundreds of emails obtained by the Associated […]

  • Restaurant Uses Pizza Boxes to Help Find Missing Pets

    MATAWAN, N.J. — A New Jersey pizzeria that has been in business for 45 years has found a new way to pay it forward: putting the faces of missing pets on the top of every pizza box. “I thought to myself, ‘how can I help?'” John Sanfratello, owner of Angelo’s on Broad Street in Matawan, told WPIX. Sanfratello was on Facebook when he saw a missing cat posted that looked just like his own. “I turned around and I see […]

  • Hummus Recalled Nationwide Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

    Pita Pal Foods has issued a voluntary recall of hummus products made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019. An FDA inspection found Listeria moncytogenes at the manufacturing facility. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates. A full list of the products being recalled can be found here.

  • Nestle Introduces a New Kind of Refined Sugar-Free Chocolate

    Nestle has introduced a new chocolate bar without added sugar as the company tries to stay ahead of changing consumer tastes and trends. The Swiss company announced Tuesday a new KitKat bar that distills its sweet flavor from a cocoa fruit without any added refined sugar. The 70% dark chocolate bar is made using the entire cacao fruit, including the pulp around the cacao bean that is typically thrown away. Using a new patented technique, Nestle is turning the pulp into a powder and adding that […]

  • Alligator Living in Chicago Park Lagoon Captured

    CHICAGO, Ill. — The search for an elusive alligator that was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon is over. The reptile was captured overnight less than 24 hours after the city hired a new expert from Florida to find it. Frank Robb was brought in after several attempts to capture it failed. Chicago Animal Care and Control also closed off a section of the park to keep people away. They feared all the spectators were keeping the gator in hiding. […]

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