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  • $1 home deal leaves Italian mayor ‘flabbergasted’ by response

    SAMBUCA, Italy – Tempted by the deal offering homes for just over $1 in the town of Sambuca on Italy’s island of Sicily? You and everyone else. Since CNN Travel broke the news about the €1 ($1.14) offer aimed at revitalizing a beautiful but depopulated community, there’s been a stampede to buy. Within 48 hours of the story going live, the town has been inundated with tens of thousands of inquiries from people hoping to grab their piece of the rural Italian […]

  • Police seize 78-year-old’s stolen ring from pawn shop – but say she still must go to court

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A wedding ring police say was stolen off the finger of a sleeping 78-year-old woman turned up at a pawn shop, but officials say it’s not as simple as just giving the owner her ring. Oklahoma City police seized the ring as evidence. In similar cases, after the investigation is done, typically both parties – the original owner of the stolen property and the pawn shop – will have to go to court, even if a good […]

  • Netflix to reboot ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ to ‘haunt a new generation’

    Netflix is rebooting the show “Unsolved Mysteries,” the streaming service announced Friday. According to Netflix, the original creators of the show have teamed up with the producers of “Stranger Things” for a modern take on the series. As with the original series, investigators will be looking to the viewers for help in solving cases. According to the Hollywood Reporter, unlike the original series, each episode will focus on a single case rather than multiple cases. The original series debuted in […]

  • Day care provider found guilty after infant beaten with ‘extreme violence’

    OLATHE, Kan. – An unlicensed home day care owner accused of severely injuring a 4-month-old boy was found guilty in a Kansas courtroom Friday. Paige Hatfield was found guilty on charges of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, a felony, and operating an unlicensed daycare, a misdemeanor. Kingston Gilbert had been in Hatfield’s care for just 11 days in 2017 when he was severely beaten, leaving him blind and suffering from brain damage. On January 31, 2017, Hatfield called 911 because […]

  • George W. Bush delivers pizza to Secret Service detail, calls for an end to the shutdown

    Former President George W. Bush called for federal lawmakers to “put politics aside” and end the government shutdown in an Instagram post Friday that showed him giving pizza to his Secret Service detail. “@LauraWBush and I are grateful to our Secret Service personnel and the thousands of Federal employees who are working hard for our country without a paycheck,” he wrote in the post, with a photo of himself bringing his detail boxes of pizza. “And we thank our fellow citizens […]

  • Puppy born with upside-down paws undergoes life-changing surgery

    STILLWATER, Okla. – A hound puppy that had a rough start to life is now getting the treatment he needs thanks to veterinarians at Oklahoma State University. Milo was just 5 weeks old when he was surrendered to an animal rescue organization. Veterinarians knew something had to be done when they noticed that Milo’s front paws were turned upside down. “We evaluated Milo with our state-of-the-art CT scanner and identified his problem to be congenital dislocation of both elbows,” said […]

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda changes lyrics to blast fan filming Hamilton show

    Lin-Manuel Miranda made an impromptu edit to one of the numbers in his acclaimed Hamilton Wednesday night after he spotted a woman filming a performance in Puerto Rico.

  • Teen pulls more than 50,000 golf balls from ocean near golf courses

    Two years ago, a central California teen began what NPR calls a “Sisyphean task”—hauling hundreds of pounds of golf balls off the ocean floor, only to have them reenter the sea as golfers from five nearby golf courses (including Pebble Beach) hit them right back in. Alex Weber was just 16 when she first discovered the shocking sight while free diving. “You couldn’t see the sand,” she says, noting the seafloor was “completely white” from the sheer number of balls. And thus […]

  • Terrifying video shows worker jump as semi pulls live wire from burning pole

    A terrifying moment for a utility worker in a bucket truck was captured on video.

  • Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about proposed Moscow project, report says

    President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed.