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    Missing NC Mom, Daughter Rescued From New Zealand Forest After Using Branches to Spell Out ‘HELP’

    Hiker Rachel Lloyd said she was on the verge of dying when search and rescue crews found her and her mother five days after they got lost in the New Zealand wilderness. The North Carolina natives set out on a day hike Tuesday but soon became lost in Tararua Forest Park in New Zealand. Rachel, 25, became injured and could no longer walk. Her mother, Carolyn Lloyd, 45, used branches to spell out “HELP” in two clearings of the forest. […]

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    3 Men Fishing in Wisconsin River Find 60-Year-Old 6-Pack of Budweiser Beer

    Three men on a recent fishing trip ended up with a historic catch in Wisconsin: an old six pack. “It just got snagged on the bottom, and we thought it was a rock or log, it happens all the time,” said Adam Graves. “Truth be told, we pulled it up and it ended up being beer. ” Graves and his friend Christian Burzynski went fishing last weekend in Fremont, Wisconsin, on the Wolf River. Their friend Andy dredged up the […]

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    Malia Obama Will Be Attending Harvard in 2017, White House Announces

    Malia Obama, the older of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama’s two daughters, will attend Harvard University. She’ll begin there in the fall of 2017, after taking a gap year, the White House announced Sunday. She’ll be a member of the class of 2021. Obama said at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday that his family plans to stay in Washington for two years after his presidency ends so that their youngest daughter, Sasha, can finish high […]

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    Ringling Bros. Elephants to Perform in Final Show Sunday

    After years of giant tricks and synchronized dances, the elephants at Ringling Bros. will perform in one final act Sunday. The elephants’ last show will be in Providence, RI, nearly two years before the pachyderms’ expected retirement. The Feld Entertainment, which owns Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, had said all its touring elephants would head to a Florida conservation center by 2018. It appears the animals are going to the facility a bit earlier. Outcry from animal rights […]

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    New Photos of Princess Charlotte, Taken by Duchess of Cambridge, Released Ahead of 1st Birthday

    Four new pictures have been released of Princess Charlotte, taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, ahead of the princess’ first birthday. “The Duke and Duchess are very happy to be able to share these important family moments and hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as they do,” Kensington Palace said. Catherine, known for her keen interest in photography, took the pictures of her daughter last month at Anmer Hall, the family’s residence in Norfolk, the […]

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    ‘Obama Out’: President Delivers His Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

    President Barack Obama appeared at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night, taking aim at everything from the media to Republicans to Donald Trump. Not even the Democrats vying to succeed him, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, were spared. On life after the White House “If this material works well, I’m gonna use it at Goldman Sachs next year. Earn me some serious Tubmans.” On being late “I do apologize, I know I was a little late tonight. I […]

  • Twenty-six-year-old Johnathan Simpson, a soldier stationed at Fort Bragg, was arrested April 29, 2016, on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping and sexual battery, in connection with an assault that occurred off base within the the city limits of Fayetteville, North Carolina, police said. (Credit: Fayetteville Police Department)

    Fort Bragg Soldier Arrested on Suspicion of Raping Fellow Soldier

    A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg has been charged with the rape and kidnapping of a fellow soldier, police said Saturday. Johnathan Simpson, 26, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping and sexual battery, according to Fayetteville, North Carolina police. The alleged assault occurred off base in Fayetteville, and the 26-year-old victim and Simpson are in the same Army unit, police said. Simpson remained in custody Saturday at the Cumberland County Detention Center and was being held […]

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    Woman, 4 Grandchildren Die After Being Swept Away in Texas Floods

    A woman and her four grandchildren died after being swept away by floodwaters in eastern Texas on Saturday morning, police said, as heavy rains threatened more flash-flooding in the storm-weary Houston area and other parts of the South. The water swept the five away in the city of Palestine, southeast of Dallas, as they exited a home where floodwater had already risen to the roof, said the town’s police spokesman James Muniz. “They lived on a cul-de-sac in a low-lying […]

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    Snapchat Targeted as Reason for Potential Car Crash Lawsuits in U.S.

    Personal injury lawyers across the country have been asking people if they’ve been in a car accident that may have involved Snapchat. Attorneys have set up websites to explain local laws on distracted driving, sent out press releases about Snapchat’s potential involvement in certain accidents, and written blog posts about the dangers of the app. At issue are the app’s “speed filter” feature that tracks how fast someone is traveling while they take a selfie. Because Snapchat photos and videos […]