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Chris Grant, ‘hero' in El Paso shooting, lied about his actions: authorities

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

A man who claimed that he hurled bottles to distract the El Paso Walmart gunman - and was even honored by the White House for his actions - lied about some of the details and was not a hero after all, authorities said in new reports. Chris Grant, 50, was one of 11 people set...
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Texas man slated to be honored as hero at White House made up story about how he distracted El Paso gunman, police say

Texas man slated to be honored as hero at White House made up story about how he distracted El Paso gunman, police say

6 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

A Texas man slated to be honored at the White House among other “heroes” of recent mass shootings did not actually distract a gunman opening fire on shoppers at an El Paso Walmart as he previously claimed, police said. Chris Grant was twice struck by gunfire while he shopped for snacks for his...
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Iran diplomat warns of 'all-out war' if hit for Saudi attack

Iran diplomat warns of 'all-out war' if hit for Saudi attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any U.S. or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'. Read more ...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court documents say

Police say a baby's death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against the mother. Read more ...

Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in France, pilots eject, one hits power...

Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in France, pilots eject, one hits power line - report

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed near the town of Lorient in northwestern France on Thursday, the Belgian Air Force said. Both pilots ejected from the aircraft, the military... Read more ...

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

As a result of her actions, at least one veteran experienced increased suffering in his final days, investigators said. Read more ...

The Real Bachelor Party Hangover: A $12,460 ER Bill

The Real Bachelor Party Hangover: A $12,460 ER Bill

The high ER charge for treating one Colorado groom's hangover the day before his wedding illustrates how emergency room bills have become major headaches for many Americans... Read more ...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they'...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary. Read more ...

Score $1,300 to watch 13 of Stephen King's scariest movies

Score $1,300 to watch 13 of Stephen King's scariest movies

Horror buffs, get ready to binge. Dish Network is offering one Stephen King fan $1,300 to screen 13 of his scariest film adaptations by Halloween and document the eerie... Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

Statewide alert issued for missing 17-year-old Indiana girl

Statewide alert issued for missing 17-year-old Indiana girl

A statewide alert has been issued for a missing 17-year-old girl out of Fort Wayne. Read more ...

Netanyahu admits election results won't let him form government, calls on...

Netanyahu admits election results won't let him form government, calls on rival Gantz to unite

Benjamin Netanyahu reached out to his major rival Benny Gantz of the centrist Blue and White party, suggesting that they form a broad coalition and implicitly admitting defeat... Read more ...