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Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins say 'it's hell' after home foreclosed More

Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who've survived living under Nazi occupation and fighting in the jungles of Vietnam, are now in "hell" and sleeping in their car after a ... More

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, deploys a scientific research package on the surface of the moon near the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) in this July 20, 1969 NASA handout photo. The photograph is one of more than 12,000 from NASA's archives recently aggregated on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr account.  REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters - RTS3RON Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, deploys a scientific research package on the surface of the moon near the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) in this July 20, 1969 NASA handout photo. The photograph is one of more than 12,000 from NASA's archives recently aggregated on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr account.  REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters - RTS3RON

US

Bag of NASA moon dust sells for $1.8M at auction

A bag of moon dust from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission – which a woman bought for $995 in 2015 -- sold for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s auction this week following an intense court battle. ...

FILE – In this July 10, 2014, file photo, Iraq War veteran Darin Welker holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio. West Lafayette Village Council members voted Tuesday, July 18, 2017, to grant a variance allowing Welker to keep pet ducks he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, the Coshocton Tribune reported. (Trevor Jones /The Tribune via AP, File) FILE – In this July 10, 2014, file photo, Iraq War veteran Darin Welker holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio. West Lafayette Village Council members voted Tuesday, July 18, 2017, to grant a variance allowing Welker to keep pet ducks he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, the Coshocton Tribune reported. (Trevor Jones /The Tribune via AP, File)

Veterans

Ohio veteran can keep ducks to relieve PTSD, depression

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio veteran who sought to defy local law and keep pet ducks, that he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can now keep them.

Mississippi NCAA college football coach Hugh Freeze speaks during the Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Mississippi NCAA college football coach Hugh Freeze speaks during the Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NCAA FB

Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after caught calling escort service on work phone

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned from his position on Thursday night as reports surfaced that he has used his school-issued phone to call an escort service.

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US

2 dead, over 100 injured following devastating earthquake near Greece, Turkey

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake rattled Turkey’s Aegean coast and several Greek islands, killing two and injuring over 100 others early Friday morning.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Minnesota police shooting: Justine Damond's family, friends join march

The family of Justine Damond, the Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call, and hundreds of demonstrators gathered Thursday evening near the late ...

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Sex Crimes

Teacher who bought nude photos of boys gets prison time

A Bronx High School of Science teacher was sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Thursday for purchasing nude photos from teenage boys.

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World

Syria ceasefire brokered by US, Russia holding, but with flaws, 'tricks' in play

The Trump and Putin-brokered ceasefire went into effect early last week and has – for the most part – brought some peace and quiet to a small strip of war-torn southwestern Syria.

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CRIME

Woman gang raped by four young men at house party, investigators say

Four men in Orange County, Florida, have been accused of taking turns sexually assaulting a woman at a party in May.

Mississippi NCAA college football coach Hugh Freeze speaks during the Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Mississippi NCAA college football coach Hugh Freeze speaks during the Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NCAA FB

Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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POLITICS

Politicians react to John McCain brain tumor diagnosis

Politicians reacted on Wednesday night to the brain tumor diagnosis of Arizona Sen. John McCain.

Chairs are seen arranged inside a lecture hall at the Garissa University College as students return to the campus in Kenya's northeast town of Garissa, January 11, 2016. The campus reopened today nine months after an attack by Somalia-based al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab Islamist militants. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RTX21TOH Chairs are seen arranged inside a lecture hall at the Garissa University College as students return to the campus in Kenya's northeast town of Garissa, January 11, 2016. The campus reopened today nine months after an attack by Somalia-based al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab Islamist militants. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RTX21TOH

Controversies

Texas school district approves paddling misbehaving students

Officials at a Texas school district have approved a controversial new disciplinary practice on students: paddling.

Odd News

Pounds of pork plop onto roof of Florida home

A Deerfield Beach, Florida resident heard a “big bang” on his roof on Saturday morning, but it wasn’t thunder.

VIDEO

Federal government to Cleveland: Fix sewage issues

Infrastructure money could help fix sewage problems

Florida

Teens filmed, mocked and laughed while man slowly drowned

Authorities in Florida say that a group of teenagers recorded the drowning of a disabled man last week — and did nothing to help as they made fun of his struggles.

VIDEO

NRA takes some shots at the Washington Post

The National Rifle Association is firing back at the newspaper's criticism of the gun rights group's new tactics; James Rosen explains on 'Special Report'

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Infrastructure

In Ohio, billions needed to prevent sewage from spilling into Lake Erie

Michael Blair has one of the dirtiest jobs in Ohio: Cleaning the filthy nets of one of a dozen tributaries to the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland.

The National Rifle Association is firing back at the newspaper's criticism of the gun rights group's new tactics; James Rosen explains on 'Special Report' The National Rifle Association is firing back at the newspaper's criticism of the gun rights group's new tactics; James Rosen explains on 'Special Report'

Second Amendment

NRA, eschewing talk of guns, ratchets up rhetoric

Buoyed by soaring gun sales and a White House supportive of its efforts, the National Rifle Association has charted a new course in its messaging, employing the group’s sophisticated communications ...

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Tennessee

Inmates who get vasectomies could get out of jail earlier in controversial program

Officials in White County, Tennessee have given inmates the option of ending their jail sentence early if they voluntarily agree to have a vasectomy or birth control implant.

Police and Law Enforcement

Minneapolis Somali community shocked by police killing , worried about backlash

While the killing has rocked the city still grappling with a string of police-related killings over the past couple years, it has also sown concern among some in Minneapolis’ large Somali community ...

IMMIGRATION

Sens. Graham, Durbin introduce bipartisan Dream Act

In a bipartisan move, two senators announced Thursday their intention to grant legal status to a group of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, commonly referred to as DREAMers.

White House

Stuart Varney: Trump has already made America $4 trillion richer (with just six months in office)

The media coverage of the president is overwhelmingly negative: the press remains contemptuous, and they're pushing to get him out before he completes his first term.

Arizona

Deranged woman crawls through doggy door to attack two young girls who were home alone

An Arizona woman is facing several charges after she allegedly broke into a home by using the doggy door.

VIDEO

OJ Simpson granted parole

A board grants parole to OJ Simpson after almost nine years in prison

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OJ Simpson gets parole. Why should a man many call a killer walk free?

If O.J. Simpson’s murder case was the trial of the last century, he just had the parole hearing of this century.

New York

BIAS ALERT: 'Furious' NYT writer pens attack on white women

Is it racist to not cede space on overcrowded New York City sidewalks? New York Times reporter Greg Howard, writing in the paper’s “Race/Related” newsletter, penned an essay singling out white women ...

VIDEO

Cleveland area sewage makes its way into Lake Erie

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District collects between 25 and 80 tons of 'nasty' material from waterways each year, in an attempt to decrease the sewage reaching Lake Erie

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