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    Iran warns of ‘strong slap in the face’ as war games conclude

    By Meg Wagner Don’t do ‘anything stupid’ Iran’s military warned its enemies today not to underestimate its power — and told their  leaders to brace for a “strong slap in the face” if they do. The Wednesday warning from the Revolutionary Guards, an elite branch of Iran’s armed forces dedicated to protecting the nation’s Islamic system, came as the troops conducted training exercises with tanks, drones, and rockets. The statement added a straightforward verbal notice to the aggressive display of […]

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    Murdered Indiana teen recorded video of suspect; police release audio clip

    DELPHI, Ind. – Investigators have released an audio clip of the voice of a suspect in the deaths of two Indiana teenagers. Capt. Dave Bursten with Indiana State Police played the clip during a Wednesday news conference. He said it came from a video on the cell phone of victim Liberty German, who had the presence of mind to make the recording. Though difficult to understand, police said the voice is saying, “Down the hill.” Liberty, 14, and her friend, Abigail […]

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    Mother shares heartbreaking post about 10-year-old son’s cancer battle

    A Texas mother’s heartbreaking Facebook post about her 10-year-old son’s fight with cancer has gone viral. In September 2012, Drake Medinger was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, according to the Stinky Joe’s #1 Pit Crew Facebook page. Last week, his mother Jessica Medinger shared a picture of Drake leaning over the toilet. The picture was accompanied by the mother’s powerful words about her son’s struggle: This was this morning after carrying Drake to the bathroom. Yes, he is in a […]

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    Woman’s warning after finding shirt tucked over her windshield goes viral

    FLINT, Mich. – A 19-year-old woman’s warning to others has been shared widely on Facebook after she found a shirt laid over her windshield Thursday. Ashley Hardacre had just finished working at the Genesee Valley Mall in Flint, Michigan, and walked across the dark parking lot to her car – when she found a blue flannel shirt thrown over her windshield and tucked underneath a windshield wiper. “There were two cars near me and one was running so I immediately […]

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    Pennsylvania restaurant worker wanted for peeping on women, children

    WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Pennsylvania restaurant worker faces multiple charges after a diner caught him recording her through a hole in the bathroom ceiling Saturday, according to police. Juan Prieto fled after being seen, but dropped his phone along the way, according to police. Prieto is now wanted on charges including child pornography after investigators said they found dozens of videos on the device. Police say Prieto hid above a bathroom ceiling in Luigi’s Restaurant, where he worked, and made nearly 50 videos […]

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    ‘Butt dial’ voicemail may have captured woman’s plea for life

    INDIO, Calif. – Jill Grant and her boyfriend Michael Franco had planned to throw a party on Dec. 23, 2013. But when guests showed up to their gated neighborhood in Indio, Calif., they couldn’t get in, and Franco told them the party was off. Grant’s brother called police—who by that time had already recovered Grant’s body. Prosecutors say Franco killed the 41-year-old high school math teacher, and the Desert Sun now reports that an inadvertent voicemail may have captured the […]

  • Immigrants Surge Across Border Ahead Of Trump Inauguration

    President Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants begins at Homeland Security

    By Meg Wagner 10,000 new immigration and customs agents The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released details on Tuesday about how it plans to implement President Donald Trump’s promise to crack down on undocumented immigration. The two memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly lay out the department’s plans to follow through on Trump’s January executive orders on border security, expanding the number of immigrants considered top priorities for removal and speeding up the deportation process. Under the new plan […]

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    Video shows caregiver performing lewd acts on 100-year-old man, police say

    SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cellphone video taken at an Ohio assisted care facility shows a care worker performing lewd acts in front of a 100-year-old man, according to police. “She is basically harassing him,” said Sandusky Detective Anthony Bath. The care worker, 26-year-old Brittany Fultz, faces a charge of gross sexual imposition, but it’s possible she could face additional charges, police said. “It’s disturbing,” Bath said. “She is touching him. This was not something he wanted.” The video was taken by another former caregiver […]

  • President Trump Visits African-American Museum in Washington

    Jewish leaders criticize Trump for response to anti-Semitic attacks

    By Ese Olumhense Trump’s response to anti-Semitism called ‘a pathetic asterisk of condescension’ President Donald Trump drew stinging criticism Tuesday for his belated response to the recent spike in anti-Semitic vandalism and threats against Jewish communities across the country. At a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture early Tuesday, the president, who last week described himself as “the least anti-Semitic person,” described the wash of threats and crimes against Jewish communities as “horrible.” “It’s gonna […]

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    Police department tries its best when 5th-grader asks for homework help

    MARION, Ohio — It was definitely a first for the Marion, Ohio Police Department. They recently received a Facebook message from 5th-grader, Lena, asking for help with her homework. The message from the 10-year-old started out like this: “I’m having trouble with my homework. could you help me?” Police said, “What’s up? Lena: “I need a little help with my homework” Police: “Ok with what?” Lena: “Well I don’t understand (8+29) x 15? Police: “Do the numbers in the parenthesis first […]