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  • California pulls off stunner, beats No. 14 Washington 20-19

    SEATTLE (AP) — It took until early Sunday morning before California could run onto the field in celebration, party with the few Golden Bears fans still hanging around and enjoy another victory over Washington. Greg Thomas kicked a 17-yard field goal with 8 seconds left, and California beat No. 14 Washington 20-19 in a game delayed more than 2½ hours due to severe weather. The Pac-12 Conference opener for the schools ended up being a strange night on the shore […]

  • Boy, 12, impaled by spring while jumping on trampoline with friends

    LOUTH, England – Graphic photos show a large spring protruding from the back of a 12-year-old boy who dodged life-threatening injuries in a freak accident in the English town of Louth. Jamie Quinlan was bouncing on a trampoline with friends Saturday when the heavy coil snapped off the frame and flew “like a bullet” into the boy’s torso, his father told the Independent. Warning: There is a graphic image at the bottom of this story. Jamie said the feeling was […]

  • 7th-grader brings home $15,000 from county fair, donates it all to medical research

    HURON COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio boy’s massive act of kindness has his school calling him a hero. Diesel Pippert, a seventh-grader in Western Reserve Schools, drew in $15,000 in livestock premiums at the Huron County Fair large animal sale. Instead of pocketing the cash, Pippert decided to donate it all to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The money will help find cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases that children face. “A young man lives amongst us who […]

  • Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country. City officials were mostly relieved that a downtown gathering Saturday of more than 1,000 far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators wasn’t as violent as feared. “I’m grateful this was largely a peaceful event,” Mayor Ted Wheeler said. “We were preparing for and […]

  • Largest US immigration raids in a decade net 680 arrests

    MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a “Hispanic invasion” was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead in the border city. Workers […]

  • Horse punched, 4 deputies injured in drunken fight at county fair

    TURLOCK, Calif. – Four deputies were injured and a sheriff’s horse was punched when a fight broke out during a busy night at the Stanislaus County Fair. Around 10 p.m. Sunday, a group of drunken men reportedly wearing gang attire had gathered near a beer booth, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department. When they were told to leave the fair, the sheriff’s department reports one of the men attacked a deputy, starting an altercation that drew a large crowd. […]

  • In New Hampshire schools, students will soon have access to free pads and tampons

    Students in New Hampshire won’t have to worry about not having access to pads and tampons thanks to new state legislation. Free pads and tampons will now be required in all gender-neutral and girl’s bathrooms in public middle and high schools in the state. “Providing menstrual hygiene products in public school restrooms is long overdue,” said state Sen. Martha Hennessey, the prime sponsor of the bill. “Cost and stigma can cause a lack of access to these products for New Hampshire students, which negatively […]

  • Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul

    (CNN) — One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea’s Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry. A few meters away, a group of dog farmers eat meat from dogs they have reared, claiming it is their tradition and livelihood. Dozens of policemen separate these two sharply contrasting faces of South Korea — evocative images of a decades-old practice of farming dogs for human consumption. Injecting a bit of […]

  • Ali Krieger backs Megan Rapinoe on President Trump

    (CNN) — USWNT defender Ali Krieger has said she would “absolutely not” go to the White House if invited and stood by her teammate Megan Rapinoe in her war of words with US President Donald Trump. The 34-year-old — a veteran of three Women’s World Cups — believes it was important for her to publicly support Rapinoe, who has attracted as much media attention for her comments off the pitch as her exploits on it. “I refuse to respect a man that warrants […]

  • FDA recalls tattoo inks contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria

    The Food and Drug Administration has a warning for people who have tattoos or are planning to get them. Six kinds of tattoo inks were recalled Wednesday after recent inspections found bacteria that could be harmful human health. The bacteria could lead to infection and serious health injuries if injected into the skin. Symptoms include rashes or lesions with red papules in the area of the tattoo. The FDA reports the following tattoo inks have been recalled: All lots of […]

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