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‘Ain’t got no revenge in our hearts,’ Pike Co. family says

Cincinnati.com ON THE PIKE/ADAMS COUNTY LINE — Tears well in Leonard Manley’s eyes with nearly every mention of his slain daughter and her three murdered children. But they never spill onto his cheek. Manley, a man who doesn’t have much but his … Continue reading

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13 invasive species wreaking havoc in the United States

AOL William Shakespeare is to blame for one of the most highly-invasive species living in the United States. Back in late 19th century, a Bronx-based drug manufacturer Eugene Schieffelin decided he wanted to introduce every avian species in the Bard’s … Continue reading

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NYPD probe ensnares man offering to expedite gun permits

NY Daily News – by VICTORIA BEKIEMPIS, REUVEN BLAU A Brooklyn volunteer safety patrol member was charged Monday with bribing cops with $6,000 in cash and other goodies to expedite gun permit requests, and three officers were transferred out of … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Hacking Your Phone

CBS News – by Sharyn Alfonsi The following script is from “Hacking Your Phone” which aired on April 17, 2016. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Howard L. Rosenberg and Julie Holstein, producers. A lot of modern life is interconnected through … Continue reading

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble – Taxman

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Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?

Wall Street Journal – by Robert Lee Hotz Laptops and organizer apps make pen and paper seem antique, but handwriting appears to focus classroom attention and boost learning in a way that typing notes on a keyboard does not, new … Continue reading

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Ex-NYPD officer ‘sorry,’ given prison in Pelham shooting

Luhud Robert Borrelli said he wonders every day why Brendan Cronin shot at him and Joseph Felice at a Pelham intersection two years ago. Cronin will have plenty of time to ponder that question in state prison. The former NYPD … Continue reading

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NYPD kicks wrong family out of their home in nuisance case, seeking drug dealers who left 7 months earlier

New York Daily News The NYPD got an order kicking a family of four out of their Queens apartment by telling a judge it was a drug den — but the dealers had moved out seven months earlier. A lawsuit … Continue reading

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Omega Block Weather Pattern Develops This Weekend; Will Impact Weather From Coast to Coast

Weather Channel – by Chris Dolce You may have never heard of it, but an “omega block” weather pattern is about to have a big impact on weather in the U.S. The omega block takes shape late this week into … Continue reading

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Umm, WTF Is Smell Dating?

Pure Wow If we’d told you a decade ago that your dating life would mostly consist of going out with total strangers you met on the Internet, you’d call us crazy. So hear us out as we describe what is, … Continue reading

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These Cannabis Growing Nuns Answer To A Higher Power

Huffington Post – by Priscilla Frank When photographers Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois heard about two feminist nuns growing cannabis, they knew they wanted to get it on camera. The photographers tracked down Sister Kate and Sister Darcy, who graciously invited … Continue reading

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Homeless Teen Arrested in Killing of University of Texas Student Haruka Weiser

Reuters A homeless teenager was arrested in the murder of a dance student at the University of Texas at Austin, police said on Friday. Meechaiel Criner, 17, was taken into custody on Thursday and held on $1 million bond, online … Continue reading

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Winston Moseley, Who Killed Kitty Genovese, Dies in Prison at 81

New York Times Winston Moseley, who stalked, raped and killed Kitty Genovese in a prolonged knife attack in New York in 1964 while neighbors failed to act on her desperate cries for help — a nightmarish tableau that came to … Continue reading

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Behind Donald Trump, a son-in-law who is also an adviser

AOL Before introducing Donald Trump to roughly a dozen Republican lawmakers at the Washington law offices of Jones Day, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions paused to acknowledge the man he said had facilitated the closed-door talks. He said it was Jared … Continue reading

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Toxic BPA Found in Majority of Canned Food Packaging

Take Part – by Padma Nagappan Canned food is a convenience that comes with a high toll on health if the plastic lining inside the can contains bisphenol A. When a coalition of health and environmental advocacy groups tested 192 cans … Continue reading

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2 Workers Die as Amtrak Train Strikes Backhoe Causing Fireball

NBC News An Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia Sunday morning, leaving two Amtrak employees dead and nearly three dozen passengers hurt as the lead engine derailed as the train passed through a fireball. … Continue reading

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Woman arrested for reportedly turning in drugs after cops sent out fake news alert

AOL Most criminals don’t willing walk into a police department and turn themselves in for a crime they aren’t wanted for, but thanks to a Facebook hoax one Texas woman did. The Granite Shoals Police Department issued a fake news … Continue reading

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US Capitol: Police officer wounded, gunman captured after shots heard fired at visitors centre

City AM A police officer has been wounded and a gunman has been captured after shots were heard fired at the US Capitol building in Washington DC, according to Reuters.   

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Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Public Park In Pakistan’s Lahore

Huffington Post LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people and injured more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday, striking at the heart of … Continue reading

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Flight Attendant Who Ditched Heels, Fled LAX Security Nabbed

ABC News A JetBlue flight attendant who authorities say left behind 70 pounds of cocaine worth up to $3 million after flinging off her heels and running from security at Los Angeles International Airport was arrested Wednesday in New York. … Continue reading

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