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Canadian Sentenced to Death in China for Drug Smuggling Will Appeal

30 minutes ago   |   NY Times

“For a court to announce a death sentence just an hour after the trial really is very, very rare,” said a lawyer for Robert Lloyd Schellenberg.
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Florida Family Receives Almost $500 Million in Wrongful Death Suit After Daughter's Tragic Murder

38 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Kalil McCoy's friends dumped her body and concocted a false story about what happened to her.
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16-year-old dies after falling from balcony of Royal Caribbean cruise ship

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Royal Caribbean confirmed the "tragic" death of one of its passengers Tuesday.
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Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week. Tommy McCarthy, owner of The Bebop, says Springsteen walked into the bar with his wife and...
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YouTube is giving people 2 months to take down videos of dangerous stunts like the 'Bird Box' challenge

YouTube is giving people 2 months to take down videos of dangerous stunts like the 'Bird Box' challenge

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

YouTube has explicitly banned challenges and pranks that put people in serious danger, according to an FAQ post on Tuesday. It cited the "Tide pod challenge" as an example of...
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Diabetic teen's service dog shot to death outside her home

2 hours ago   |   ABC

A north Texas family is desperate for answers after someone killed their daughter's service dog.
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In the news today, Jan. 16

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 16 -- OTTAWA POLICE TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON BUS CRASH Ottawa police will provide an update today on the ongoing investigation into...
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Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur set to appear in Toronto court

3 hours ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - An alleged serial killer who faces murder charges in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto's gay village is set to appear in court today. Bruce McArthur is...
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2 Moms Sue EPA After Their Sons Died Of Exposure To Toxic Chemical

2 Moms Sue EPA After Their Sons Died Of Exposure To Toxic Chemical

4 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Methylene chloride has been linked to dozens of deaths, but the EPA has yet to ban the chemical.
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Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tomas Hertl needed just three games to get his first NHL hat trick. It was more than a five-year wait for the second one, which came while he's playing...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Gillibrand joins a growing field of Democratic candidates, telling TV host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that she's launching an exploratory committee and explaining why she's... Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...

Winter Weather Advisory this morning

Winter Weather Advisory this morning

Winter Weather Advisory this morning for some. More active weather on the horizon. Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

Kenya's president declared early Wednesday that an attack by terrorists on a luxury hotel and shopping complex had ended, and that 14 people were killed, including an American... Read more ...