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Dad saves son from dry drowning after learning Tex. boy's death

A Colorado father is grateful the family of a Texas 4-year-old, who tragically died from “dry drowning,” shared their story he said saved his son’s life. Staff Sgt. Garon Vega noticed his 2-year-old son Gio became sick after swallowing water from a community pool Wednesday. Garon Vega was able to save his two-year-old son from “dry drowning” after seeing news ...

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Father killed in front of children after response to ad for dog

A Jacksonville man was shot and killed by a house guest in front of his children and fiancée after responding to a Facebook ad for a dog, according to his fiancée. Scott Bowman, 39, and his bride-to-be, Chelsea, had responded to a post by a dog owner who said he was giving away the animal he found. They offered to ...

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Woman charged in boyfriend's death was ‘very troubled'

The Massachusetts woman accused of texting her boyfriend ways to commit suicide was a “very troubled youngster,” a medical expert for the defense testified Monday. Michelle Carter, 20, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy, who was found dead in his pickup truck in July 2014. Prosecutors say Carter encouraged Roy to kill himself and ...

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'Toby's Sick' rerun of 'Cosby Show' on TV One left a bad taste

We’re guessing that Bill Cosby didn’t need much rehearsal for the scene in “The Cosby Show” in which he slipped some aspirin into a glass of juice. Accused rapist Bill Cosby could be seen on television Friday night crushing pills and mixing them into a drink to feed to his pint-sized TV daughter on the episode, “Rudy’s Sick.” All broadcasters ...

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NYU student reflects on life after Pulse nightclub shooting

An NYU student shot in both legs by terrorist Omar Mateen in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub still feels pain and walks with a slight limp, but she hasn’t let her injuries slow her down. Patience Carter, 21, reflected on the past year of her life on Monday, the anniversary of Mateen’s 2016 rampage that left 49 people dead and 53 wounded. ...

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Yankees take pitcher Clarke Schmidt with first-round draft pick

ANAHEIM — The Yankees went for pitching in the first round of the 2017 MLB Draft, taking Clarke Schmidt, a 21-year-old righty out of the University of South Carolina, with the No. 16 overall selection. Schmidt underwent Tommy John surgery in early May. He went 4-2 with a 1.34 ERA in nine starts in his junior year before tearing his ...

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Trump pal believes Trump is 'weighing' firing Robert Mueller

President Trump may fire the special counsel tasked with probing his alleged ties to Russia, said Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy. Trump’s close pal on Monday told “PBS NewsHour” that Robert Mueller’s job may be in jeopardy and that the President is “weighing that option.” “I think he’s considering perhaps terminating the special counsel,” Ruddy told Judy Woodruff, citing Trump lawyer ...

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Dennis Rodman, Hall of Famer, reportedly returning to North Korea

Dennis Rodman is worming his way back to North Korea. The NBA Hall of Famer was spotted by CNN at Beijing International Airport, where he was stopping on his way to Pyongyang. Rodman, one of the only Americans to have met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, visited the country three times from 2013 to 2014. Most recently, in January ...

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North Carolina mother loses arm after shark attack in the Bahamas

A North Carolina woman lost her arm but escaped with her life after a shark attack in the Bahamas. Tiffany Johnson and her husband James were on vacation June 2 and snorkeling near a reef when she thought she bumped into something but turned to see a predator, believed to be a tiger shark, clamped onto her. “He had my ...

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Four N.J. cops caught beating innocent bystander suspended

Four New Jersey cops who were caught on video kicking and beating an innocent bystander — leaving him critically injured — have been suspended without pay, the city’s mayor announced Monday. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who has called for the officers’ firing, said they are expected to face departmental charges, and two deputy chiefs were transferred. He said the next step was up ...

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