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- Donald Trump Goes On All-Caps Twitter Rant About 'NO COLLUSION'
- 13-year-old student with autism dies after being physically restrained at school
A 13-year-old boy with autism died in Northern California last week after becoming unresponsive at school while staff physically restrained him, authorities said. The boy became violent and needed to be restrained by staff at Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills on Nov. 28 to "prevent the injury of staff and students," Sgt. Anthony Prencipe of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Thursday. The unidentified student, who was described as being 6 feet tall, 280 pounds and having "severe autism," became unresponsive while being restrained.
- Good Samaritan gives first-class plane seat to mother, baby traveling to hospital for treatment: 'It was the best day'
- Roger the famous muscle-bound kangaroo dies aged 12
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- Leading a double life: While appearing as a family man, Chris Watts wrote love letters to another woman before murdering wife, 2 daughters
It was Aug. 14, more than 24 hours after Shanann Watts and her two young daughters, Bella and Celeste, had been reported missing from their home in Frederick, Colorado, when the community’s idyllic perception of the Watts household was shattered forever. The only hint of trouble at home was a comment from her husband, Chris Watts, to a reporter from ABC's Denver affiliate KMGH-TV the day after his family had gone missing: “We had an emotional conversation. From the outside, Shanann Watts seemed ecstatic about the summer she was going to spend with her family.
- Cyntoia Brown Will Serve 51-Year Sentence For Killing Her Alleged Assailant
Cyntoia Brown was 16 and a victim of sex trafficking when she was arrested for killing the man who allegedly solicited her for sex, Johnny Allen. The state Supreme Court’s response comes after a lawsuit was filed claiming Brown’s life sentence is unconstitutional based on a previous Supreme Court ruling that said sentencing a minor to a mandatory life sentence was against the Constitution. The Women’s March, Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, and LeBron James have all publicly supported Brown’s release, funded legal support, and used her case to shed light on a larger need for prison reform and the systematic racism ingrained in our justice system.
- Dan Abrams on Cohen court filing: 'Biggest legal threat we've seen so far' for Trump
- Alibaba Group takes majority control of loss-making movie unit Alibaba Pictures with $160M share purchase
Alibaba Group announced today that it will increase its stake in Alibaba Pictures from 49% to 50.92%, making it the loss-making movie production company's controlling shareholder. Under the agreement, Alibaba Pictures will issue one billion new shares, priced at HKD $1.25 each share for a total of HKD $1.25 billion (about $160 million), to Alibaba Group. The announcement of Alibaba Group’s new share purchases comes the week after Alibaba Pictures chairman and chief executive officer Fan Luyuan took charge of Youku, Alibaba Group’s video streaming unit, after its former president Yang Weidong stepped down.
- Trump Scorched Over Tweet Bashing Obama For Burning Through 'Chief Of Staffs'
- Peter Gets Replaced By Brian As The New Mascot
- Today only: Score huge savings on a new Galaxy S9 or S9+ — only at Best Buy
- What Wall Street strategists forecast for the S&P 500 in 2019
- John Harbaugh will be in demand after the season
When the Ravens were 4-5 and fading, players on the team believed that coach John Harbaugh would be fired absent a turnaround that takes the team to the playoffs. Three straight wins later, the Ravens are very much alive for the postseason. But Harbaugh could still be out. Per a league source with knowledge of [more]
- Sen. Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview for 2020
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker, returning to the first-in-the-nation primary state Saturday for a two-day trip that could turn out to be a tuneup for the New Jersey Democrat's potential presidential campaign, said the visit leaves him "a lot more confident in making decisions going forward."
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- Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war. Mukwege, dubbed "Doctor Miracle" for his work helping victims of sexual violence, and Murad, who has turned her experience into powerful advocacy for her Yazidi people, will receive the prize at a ceremony in Oslo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in October said the prize was for "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict".
- Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch
Samsung's prototype 5G phone might be more indicative of the Galaxy S10's design than first thought. An image posted by a Vietnamese Facebook user purports to show an S10 Plus prototype (indicated by the "Beyond 2" codename) with a heavily disguised corner notch.
- Undocumented Housekeeper At Trump Golf Course Says She Does Not Regret Going Public
- Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal wedding: Day 1 of Sangeet ceremony; global leaders, CEOs, celebrities pour into Udaipur
- Jason Momoa Mo-Monologue
- Walmart scores lucrative win with 7-year-old millionaire YouTube star
- Tom Brady still on pace to earn none of his new incentives
No, Tom Brady doesn't need the money. Yes, the contract term that would give him up to $5 million in extra pay on performance is nevertheless important to him, otherwise he wouldn't have taken the time to add it to his deal. Through 75 percent of the season, the Patriots quarterback is on pace to [more]
- Why Israel Confronted Hezbollah’s Tunnel Threat
- Police search for a possible serial arsonist in Washington state
- Heavy screen time appears to impact children's brains: study
Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Institute of Health (NIH) study is showing that those nine and 10-year-old kids spending more than seven hours a day using such devices show signs of premature thinning of the cortex, the brain's outermost layer that processes sensory information. The NIH data reported on CBS also showed that kids who spend more than two hours a day on screens score worse on language and reasoning tests.
- Robert De Niro's Mueller Pitches Scary Bedtime Story To 'Eric Trump' On 'SNL'
- Trump presidency must end with 'landslide' defeat in 2020, James Comey says in strongest attack yet
In his strongest attack yet on Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey said the Democrats “must win” in 2020 to end his presidency. “All of us should use every breath we have to make sure the lies stop on January 20, 2021,” Mr Comey told an audience at a public event in New York City on Sunday night. Although he stopped short of backing impeachment proceedings, Mr Comey said he desperately wanted to see a “landslide” victory for Mr Trump’s opponent at the next presidential election.
- White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Promises Revenge Over Conviction of Charlottesville Killer
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- Internet angry that media surfaced Heisman winner's homophobic tweets: 'It is utterly contemptible'
- Brent oil rises after deal to cut supply, but 2019 outlook weakens
Brent crude oil futures rose on Monday after producer club OPEC and some non-affiliated suppliers last Friday agreed to a supply cut from January. International Brent crude oil futures were at $62.03 per barrel at 0748 GMT, up 36 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last close. Prices surged after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC producers including heavyweight Russia on Friday said they would cut oil supply by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), with an 800,000-bpd reduction planned by OPEC members and 400,000 bpd by countries not affiliated with the group.
- At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'
NHIALDIU, South Sudan (AP) — Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns.
- Mom Allegedly Drowns Twin 10-Month-Old Boys in Motel Where She'd Been Given a Free Stay
- NASCAR drivers play in the snow
- Black President Darius Trump Dodges Jail In Mock 'SNL' TV Series 'Them Trumps'
- Marco Rubio Warns Trump: It Would Be A 'Terrible Mistake' To Pardon Paul Manafort
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- Russia's New Radar Can Track 5,000 Objects (Including Hypersonic Missiles)
- Kim Kardashian responds to student with masters thesis on KUWTK: 'Can I get a copy?'
- This Guy Proposed With 16 Dogs, So All Other Boyfriends Can Just Go Home
- In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs
GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — Israeli forces deployed along the volatile border with the Gaza Strip have fired live rounds at rock-throwing Palestinian protesters ever since demonstrations against Israel's long-running blockade of Gaza began in March.
- Twitter suspends Amos Yee’s account after his disturbing pro-pedophilia tweets get reported
He was even trying to recruit people to his twisted cause. This article, Twitter suspends Amos Yee’s account after his disturbing pro-pedophilia tweets get reported, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company. For more Coconuts stories, you can download our app, sign up for our newsletters, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Man charged with the kidnapping and murder of a 13-year-old student
- Marriott Says It Will Pay for Replacement Passports After Data Breach. Here's Why That's Likely Baloney.
- Carl Bernstein: 'Donald Trump For The First Time In His Life Is Cornered'
- Lukaku working to shed extra muscle he put on for World Cup
- Would Taiwan Fight China Without U.S. Support?
- What happens if your Uber driver takes a different route than promised?
Not long ago, I took a Juno, one of New York City's many ride-hail services, from my Brooklyn apartment to John F. Kennedy airport. The Juno ride I booked was a "Bliss," the lowest-cost option the company offers. The fare I was quoted and agreed to pay at the time of booking was around $37,…
- Jack in the Box May Be Sold Amid Franchisee Revolt