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Tennessee woman celebrates 21st birthday by performing 21 kind acts for strangers

Wed May 6, 2015 7:28 am

Tennessee woman celebrates 21st birthday by performing 21 kind acts for strangers BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman celebrated her 21st birthday by performing 21 acts of kindness to people she had never…


Florida woman uses online pizza order to ask for 911 rescue from boyfriend

Wed May 6, 2015 6:54 am

Florida woman uses online pizza order to ask for 911 rescue from boyfriend AVON PARK, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a…


Idaho officer shot by man who stole his patrol car dies

Wed May 6, 2015 6:25 am

Idaho officer shot by man who stole his patrol car dies By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A northern Idaho police officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car died of his injuries…


Self-driving Freightliner semi truck makes debut on Hoover Dam

Wed May 6, 2015 5:26 am

Self-driving Freightliner semi truck makes debut on Hoover Dam By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, Associated Press
HOOVER DAM, Nev.-Ariz. Border (AP) — Daimler officials rolled out their truck of the future Tuesday night, a driverless big rig that…


Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated?

Tue May 5, 2015 9:45 am

Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated? Happy Cinco de Mayo! While you probably know that that means May the fifth in Spanish, you may not know why it…


New Jersey man adds gasoline, lighter fluid to birthday cake in botched YouTube attempt

Tue May 5, 2015 8:44 am

New Jersey man adds gasoline, lighter fluid to birthday cake in botched YouTube attempt MAYWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police say a northern New Jersey man added more than eggs and flour to a birthday cake and…


95-year-old New Hampshire man, WWII vet, fights off would-be robber with cane

Tue May 5, 2015 8:10 am

95-year-old New Hampshire man, WWII vet, fights off would-be robber with cane Police say a 95-year-old World War II veteran used his cane to fight off a would-be robber in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Arthur…


Reforming Baltimore police department will be expensive

Tue May 5, 2015 7:49 am

Reforming Baltimore police department will be expensive By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal…


Former leader of charity for Native American students gets 3 years in $4 million theft scheme

Tue May 5, 2015 7:48 am

Former leader of charity for Native American students gets 3 years in $4 million theft scheme PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former head of a national charity has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for…


Why Pamela Geller is a hate-monger to critics, a free speech heroine to fans

Tue May 5, 2015 6:54 am

Why Pamela Geller is a hate-monger to critics, a free speech heroine to fans By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times (TNS)
NEW YORK — On the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Pamela Geller stood before thousands of people crowding a…


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