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    Explosion in engine causes Southwest flight to make emergency landing

    A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said. A woman who was on the plane with her husband and three children told CNN affiliate KOCO that the engine was right outside her window. “It was just a big explosion. There was some smoke and then nothing,” she told the Oklahoma City station . “I saw parts flapping in the wind.” The plane started […]

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    New malware means you need to update your iPhone

    SAN FRANCISCO — One of the most significant iPhone hacks to date was outed with a simple text message. Security researchers on Thursday announced they had discovered a new piece of iPhone malware that allowed attackers to see virtually everything on your iPhone. They traced the previously unknown spyware back to an Israeli-based company called the NSO Group. NSO openly sells software that it says can track a person’s mobile phone — and many of its clients are governments. At […]

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    Husband, wife forced to live in separate nursing homes after 62 years together

    SURREY, British Columbia – A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. The reason is more heart-wrenching than the picture. Wolf and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, B.C, have been married for 62 years. But they were admitted into separate nursing homes and, for the last eight months, have been forced to live apart. Every other day, a member of their family, usually their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik, drives the […]

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    Police say 10-year-old girl was drugged with meth, sexually assaulted and killed; mom among those arrested

    ALBUQUERQUE — A 10-year-old girl was drugged, sexually assaulted and killed Wednesday in what the Albuquerque Police Department called one of the worst cases in the department’s history, according to a report. Police have arrested three people in the case: Michelle Martens, 35, the victim’s mother; 31-year-old Fabian Gonzales, the mother’s boyfriend; and his cousin, 31-year-old Jessica Kelley. Community gathers to get #JusticeforVictoria — KRQE News 13 (@krqe) August 25, 2016 Martens and Gonzales allegedly confessed to injecting the 10-year-old daughter […]

  • Trooper D.C. Graham of the West Virginia State Police bathes a baby found covered in vomit in the back seat of a car involved in a suspected DUI stop Tuesday, August 23, 2016 night.

    State troopers give baby covered in vomit a bath after arresting adult for DUI

    WEST VIRGINIA — A state trooper who stopped a driver on suspicion of DUI ended up removing a one-year-old baby from the car and taking the child back to headquarters to give the vomit-covered baby a bath. The baby was found after troopers pulled over the suspected drunk driver in Princeton, West Virginia. Trooper D.C. Graham put the baby, who they suspect had been sick for a while, in the sink for a refreshing bath and then wrapped the baby […]

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    ‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight

    LONDON — The world’s largest aircraft crash landed at the end of its second test flight on Wednesday. The 300-feet long Airlander 10 nosedived on its return to an airfield north of London after spending more than an hour and half in the air. “The Airlander experienced a heavy landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed,” Hybrid Air Vehicles, the British company behind the aircraft, said in a statement. The […]

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    Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable

    NEW YORK — Mylan announced a series of steps Thursday it says will make its EpiPen more affordable for some patients. The drugmaker is caught at the center of a firestorm over the rising price of prescription drugs. Mylan had raised a standard two-pack of EpiPens to about $600 over the past several years. It had cost $100 in 2009. Following a recent uproar, including a public tongue-lashing from Hillary Clinton and a senator whose daughter uses the product, Mylan […]

  • A 6.2-magnitude strong, shallow earthquake hit central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 37 people and leaving rescuers desperately digging through the rubble to free survivors. Italian Red Cross President Francesco Rocca tweeted this picture.

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    Girl pulled from the rubble as Italy earthquake kills 247

    SALETTA, Italy — There have been few glimmers of hope since an earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, bringing down entire villages. But rescuers pulled a little girl from a mountain of rubble overnight, and hope returned for more survivors in a devastating quake that has already claimed at least 247 lives. It was like finding a needle in a haystack — rescuers in Amatrice heard something beneath the mounds of broken concrete, as shown on video by including CNN […]

  • Zion Harvey, 9, is the first child to receive a double hand transplant in the U.S. more than a year ago.

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    Young boy who was first US recipient of double hand transplant hopes to one day play football

    (CNN) — Zion Harvey sometimes puts on baseball glove or swings a bat — just like many 9-year-olds. But a little more than a year ago, he had no hands. Then the Baltimore youngster, who lost both hands and feet to a bacterial infection, became the first child to receive a double hand transplant in the US. A year later, he’s doing well and says he’s ready to play competitive sports. “Nothing really changed because everybody I know is still […]

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    Italy earthquake leaves 120 dead, towns in ruins

    SALETTA, Italy — A strong, shallow earthquake devastated towns in central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 120 people and leaving rescuers desperately digging through the rubble to free survivors. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake badly damaged villages in a mountainous rural area of central Italy, a popular vacation spot usually bustling with tourists during the summer break. CNN has reported 120 dead, but the toll could continue to rise as rescue teams reach the remote sites where the damage is worst. […]

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    Earthquake shakes central Italy, tremors felt in Rome

    A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit southeast of Norcia, Italy, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the town of Norcia at 3:36 a.m. local time. The tremor also was felt in Rome. About an hour after the earthquake, a 5.5-magnitude aftershock hit just 4 kilometers northeast of Norcia. Although the extent of damage and injuries was not immediately clear, the earthquake could be devastating. The USGS estimated that significant casualties are likely […]

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    Two women arrested after toddler pot video shared on Facebook

    FORT HALL, Idaho, — Shocking video posted on Facebook shows four adults smoking marijuana in front of a toddler, East Idaho News reports.  One woman blows smoke into the child’s face and, at one point, appears to stick the joint in his mouth. The video was shot inside a home on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation and posted on a Facebook page over the weekend. Two women are laughing and teasing the child, who appears to be 3 or 4 […]