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Terror On The Orlando Eye: 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Shuts Down

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66 stranded riders were safely evacuated by a technical crew with The Orlando Eye Friday, an incident that caused the 400-foot attraction to shut down, authorities said. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy told The Associated Press no one ...

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Man Gets 100 Hours Community Service, $200 Fine For Defacing Monument


A Richmond man pleaded guilty Wednesday to defacing the Jefferson Davis statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. Joseph Weindl, 39, pleaded guilty to defacing a public monument. He was sentenced to 100 hours of community service; 90 days in ...

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Preteen Boy Gets 8 Stitches From Isle of Palms Shark Attack

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Yet another shark attack on the East Coast took place Tuesday evening at Isle of Palms County Park in South Carolina. This time, a 12-year-old Utah boy was bitten by a shark while swimming, requiring eight stitches. “It’s surreal for ...

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33% Of The World Does Not Have Access To Toilets


In 2015, one-third of people in America don’t have a smartphone, while 33% of the people in the world don’t have access to toilets. A joint report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) released Tuesday found that 2.4 ...

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Motorhome Driver Killed In Crash At Eve Of Destruction

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State police say the driver of a motorhome has been killed in a crash that occurred during an upstate New York racetrack’s annual “Eve of Destruction” event. Troopers say the accident took place around 10 p.m. Tuesday at Lebanon Valley ...

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Trial Venue Change Requested In Math Teacher Murder Case

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Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager accused of killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge for a venue change for his trial, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the publicity the case has ...

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Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law That Would Close Down Abortion Clinics

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The Supreme Court of the United States temporarily blocked a Texas law that would have forced most abortion clinics to close in Texas in today’s decision. The law, which was designed to force abortion clinics to close by requiring medically ...

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Detroit Woman On Killing Her Children: ‘I Don’t Regret None Of This’

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A Detroit woman pleaded guilty Monday to killing her two children and stuffing their bodies in a home freezer. Mitchelle Blair, 36, has never challenged allegations that she killed her 13-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son, even stating she would accept ...

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VA Offers Job Assistance To 50,000 Homeless Veterans

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The United States Department of Affairs has launched a new program which offers individualized assistance to nearly 50,000 unemployed homeless veterans. Through the Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services program, over 150 community employment coordinators CECs) will assist veterans at VA ...

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