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  • ‘In God We Trust’ now must be displayed in all Florida schools, school buildings

    West Palm Beach, Fla. — As students return to school this week in Florida, they will see something new: “In God We Trust.” Gov. Scott signed a bill in March that requires all schools to display signs with the state motto in “a conspicuous place.” The measure is part of the nation’s first ever private school voucher program for bullied students under a sweeping education bill signed into law Sunday by Gov. Rick Scott. The state statute (1003.44) specifically says, […]

  • Trump calls Omarosa a ‘dog’ in latest attack on ex-aide

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to have served in a senior role in the White House, as a “dog.” “When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work out. Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog!” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Referring to an African-American woman as an animal is at best […]

  • Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a ‘second chance’

    As Katie Stubblefield brushed her fingers across her face, she could feel the wound. Her vision is greatly impaired due to her injury, but touching her face allowed her to feel what her doctors were working around the clock to treat. She could feel where her face was swollen. She could feel the portions that were missing. That was before Katie, at 21, became the youngest person in the United States to receive a face transplant. The transplant, performed last […]

  • Meet the Indiana dad who hunts Russian trolls

    When it comes to hobbies, Josh Russell concedes he gets a little obsessive. No matter his interest, be it videogames or miniature figurine board games, he always wants to be the best. Perhaps that explains the dedication he’s shown to his latest pastime: Hunting Russian trolls. By day, the 39-year-old father of two works as a systems analyst and programmer at Indiana University. Once the kids are tucked in, he spends hours scouring social media to unmask the operatives behind […]

  • Can ‘detox teas’ like Teami help you lose weight?

    They call her “Cardi Bardi, banging body / Spicy mami, hot tamale” — and she’s got an image to maintain. Cardi B would like for her 30 million Instagram followers to believe she’s able to do that thanks in part to Teami, “all-natural loose leaf teas” that are sold online and endorsed by a growing chorus of high-profile celebrities, who echo some questionable health claims about the products. The rapper, who skyrocketed to fame last year with her smash hit “Bodak Yellow,” gave […]

  • Chris Hardwick’s tearful return to ‘Talking Dead’

    Chris Hardwick returned to hosting “Talking Dead” following allegations from his ex-girlfriend, actress Chloe Dykstra, that he sexually and emotionally abused her. AMC had suspended Hardwick’s show, “Talking with Chris Hardwick,” while it assessed the accusations against him. Five weeks later, the network cleared Hardwick to return. “We take these matters very seriously and given the information available to us after a very careful review, including interviews with numerous individuals, we believe returning Chris to work is the appropriate step,” […]

  • Coca Cola is fighting Gatorade by investing in BodyArmor

    Coca-Cola is doubling its efforts to compete with Pepsi’s Gatorade. Coke said it will take a big stake in red-hot sports drink maker BodyArmor, becoming the company’s second-largest shareholder. Body Armor is an attractive competitor to both Gatorade and Coke’s own Powerade, the biggest players in the sports drink sector. The sports drink company has drawn attention from both athletes and other big beverage companies. Kobe Bryant is Body Armor’s third-largest shareholder. In 2016, Dr Pepper Snapple said that it […]

  • Florida man threatened people 3 different times before shooting man in latest ‘stand your ground’ case

    The man charged with manslaughter after shooting another man in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot has a history of threatening drivers, according to documents from the Pinellas County Circuit Court. Michael Drejka, 47, fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in July after McGlockton shoved him to the ground during a dispute over a handicapped-accessible spot. Drejka claimed he feared for his life and said he fired in self-defense. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri previously said Florida’s “stand your ground” laws prevented him from arresting […]

  • ‘At least 11 people dead’ after highway bridge collapses in Italy

    At least 11 people have died after a section of a highway bridge in northern Italy partially collapsed Tuesday, according to Italian media including RAI and La Republicca. Italian news agency ANSA reported that several crushed vehicles are under the rubble with dead people inside, citing unnamed sources, who did not provide a specific number of casualties. The news agency reports that around 10 vehicles were affected after a section of the Morandi Bridge, which lies to the west of […]

  • You can get paid to live on a Greek island with 55 cats

    Beautiful Greek island? Check. Accommodation with view of the Aegean Sea? Check. All expenses paid? Check. 55 cats to keep you company? Check. If this sounds like your dream job opportunity, you’re not alone. When God’s Little People Cat Rescue advertised a position for a feline fanatic to handle the daily running of the cat sanctuary on the natural Greek paradise of Syros, the Internet went wild. Joan Bowell, founder and owner of the sanctuary, had to stress several times that the job was […]

  • Golden State Killer suspect will be charged with another murder, district attorney says

    The man authorities believe is the Golden State Killer will face yet another murder charge, authorities said Monday. Joseph DeAngelo, 72, will be charged with the 1975 murder of Claude Snelling, with a special allegation of the use of a firearm, according to Stuart Anderson, spokesman for the Tulare County, California, district attorney’s office. DeAngelo has already been charged in 12 killings, including the 1978 deaths of Katie and Brian Maggiore. Police say he committed a series of killings, rapes […]

  • 11-year-old hacks, changes election results on replica Florida state website

    An 11-year-old successfully hacked a replica website for the Florida Secretary of State and changed election results in less than 10 minutes during a hacking convention in Las Vegas, according to event organizers. Nearly 40 hackers from 6 to 17 years old attempted to hack replicate websites in 6 swing states during the DEFCON hacking event on Friday and Saturday. More than 30 hackers were able to complete an exploit. The quickest exploit was done in under 10 minutes by […]