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    Graham predicts ‘another 9/11’ if Trump is president; says GOP is in midst of ‘civil war’

    INDIANAPOLIS — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is predicting “another 9/11” if Donald Trump is elected president. In an interview on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Graham said the Republican Party is in the midst of a “civil war” and called Trump’s foreign policy positions dangerous. He pointed to former House Speaker John Boehner’s comments about his friendly relationship with Trump, and Boehner’s dismissal of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Trump’s chief Republican presidential rival, as “Lucifer in the flesh.” “There’s a […]

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    Poorly-timed video could cost NFL draft pick millions

    The #Dolphins weren't afraid to take a chance on Laremy Tunsil despite this interesting video on his twitter accounthttps://t.co/ll0WtjMZM7 — CineSport (@CineSport) April 29, 2016 The case of Laremy Tunsil is another example of the perils of social media. The University of Mississippi offensive tackle — an early favorite as the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft — slipped all the way down to No. 13 after a video emerged of him smoking marijuana through a gas mask. The […]

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    Eleven-year-old boy chases down suspected home burglar, shoots him in the leg

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — An 11-year-old boy shot a suspected burglar at his Talladega home. “I told him I was going to kill him if he didn’t get out of my house,” Chris Gaither told WVTM. Chris was home alone Wednesday morning when he heard a noise. Someone had broken into his house. Scared, Chris grabbed a 9mm handgun. The intruder made it out the front door with a hamper in hand. That’s when Chris followed him and started firing off bullets. As […]

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    Colorado woman gets 100-year prison sentence for cutting baby out of womb, attacking mom

    BOULDER, Colo. — A Colorado woman convicted of cutting an unborn baby from its mother’s womb was sentenced Friday to 100 years in prison. Former nurse’s aide Dynel Lane, 35, attacked Michelle Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant and had responded to Lane’s online ad for baby clothes. Wilkins survived the March 18, 2015, attack but her unborn baby — a girl — did not. “You knowingly left me to die multiple times,” Wilkins said Friday in a victim impact statement. […]

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    Oral sex is not rape if victim is intoxicated, unconscious, court rules

    An Oklahoma court has upheld a ruling not to bring charges of forcible sodomy against a defendant because the victim was drunk at the time. The ruling relates to a 2014 case, where a 16-year-old girl said she was sexually assaulted by a schoolmate after drinking and smoking marijuana in a Tulsa park. After the girl became incapacitated and unable to walk – her blood-alcohol level was later found to be four times the legal limit to drive — two […]

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    Full scale replica of Noah’s ark to travel across Atlantic

    A 3,000-ton full scale replica of Noah’s ark is slated to travel all the way from the Netherlands to Brazil this summer.  

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    4 female University of Georgia students killed in tragic crash

    ATHENS, Ga. — The four University of Georgia students that were killed following a two-vehicle crash in Oconee County Wednesday night have been identified. The crash happened at about 9 p.m. on Highway 15, near Watkinsville, according to WGCL. The accident scene is about 14 miles south of Athens. According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, five female students from the University of Georgia were headed northbound when they crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle. Three of […]

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    John Boehner calls Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

    WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh,” in a withering interview at Stanford University published Thursday. In it, he repeated many of the same attacks he used last month while calling on his successor, Paul Ryan, to seek the Republican nomination. “Lucifer in the flesh,” Boehner told Stanford’s David Kennedy, a history professor emeritus, according to the Stanford Daily. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with […]

  • BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01:  In this photo illustration, the app 'Uber' is launched in a smart phone on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

    Always making your Uber driver wait? Get ready for a new late fee

    NEW YORK — Uber wants passengers to show up or pay up. The on-demand car service app says it’s testing a new program in certain locations where customers will be charged a fee if the driver is still waiting two minutes after the arriving at the pickup location. Uber had been giving passengers a five minute window. So if you’re about to get into an Uber and you’re seven minutes late, you’ll be charged an extra five minutes for the […]

  • Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a man during an arrest attempt, turned himself in Tuesday to authorities at the Tulsa County Jail.

    Former Tulsa volunteer deputy Robert Bates found guilty of manslaughter

    TULSA, Oklahoma — A jury found a sheriff’s deputy guilty of second-degree manslaughter Wednesday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect. Robert Bates, who was a volunteer reserve sheriff deputy for the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office last year at the time of the shooting, never denied shooting Eric Courtney Harris. Bates, 74, said he meant to use his Taser stun gun, not his revolver, on the suspect, who had been tackled by other deputies and was being held on […]

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    Teen being sued after crashing car while allegedly using Snapchat’s ‘speed’ filter

    NEW YORK — Snapchat has a filter that lets people share how fast they’re traveling while they take selfies. A car accident victim is blaming Snapchat’s speed filter for a crash that left him with traumatic brain injuries, according to a new lawsuit. The plaintiff, Wentworth Maynard, was merging onto a four lane highway outside of Atlanta, Georgia when his car was struck “so violently it shot across the left lane into the left embankment,” his lawyers contend. Christal McGee […]

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    Crying shelter dog breaks hearts all over social media

    DERWOOD, Md. – If you’ve ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers. Despite his sweet, sorrowful demeanor, 5-year-old Juice hasn’t been able to find a family, and has been under the care of staffers at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in suburban Washington, D.C. Shelter life can be stressful, so after the mixed-breed […]