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  • Canadian sniper shatters longest confirmed kill record with two-mile shot

    WASHINGTON – A Canadian special operations sniper successfully hit an ISIS fighter from a record-breaking distance of more than two miles away while assisting Iraqi forces in the push to retake Mosul, according to Canadian Special Operations Command. The unnamed marksman was part of Canada’s elite Joint Task Force 2 special operations unit that is currently deployed in an “advise and assist” capacity to help Iraqi security forces battle ISIS from behind the front line in Mosul. “The Canadian Special […]

  • 4-year-old boy has weekly dance party with nurses after chemo treatments

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It doesn’t take long to get sucked into the energy of 4-year-old Matthew Leming from Sulphur. Matthew has four brothers and sisters that love to play with him when he’s not on his own adventure. He sports a small scar from a garden snake he grabbed before his mother, Lisa Leming, could stop him. If he isn’t digging up bugs or catching snakes, you may see Matthew at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer. Matthew has a […]

  • The secret ingredient behind Chanel No. 5

    Model and actress Lily-Rose Depp visits the renowned flower fields of Grasse to discover the recipe behind Chanel’s most iconic scent.

  • Boys wear skirts in England heat wave to protest school’s ‘no shorts’ policy

    LONDON – As a record-breaking heat wave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school’s “no shorts” policy by donning skirts instead. Students at the Isca Academy in Exeter, England, turned up at school Thursday wearing skirts after their head teacher wouldn’t relax the dress code, which bans shorts. The teenagers argued it was just too hot to wear trousers as temperatures soared to 80 degrees Fahrenheit (nearly 27 C). Local news site Devon Live captured the scene outside […]

  • Teacher accused of sex with teen: ‘You’re not going to be happy with what you find on my phone’

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. –A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students, according to WFSB. The Bridgeport teacher, identified as Laura Ramos, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault. According to court paperwork, a student brought all of this to light, and Ramos denied having a relationship with a student at first, but then later changed her story. The arrest warrant states that two weeks ago a student witness went to school officials […]

  • Disability advocates protest outside McConnell’s office over health care bill

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Several dozen protesters gathered and chanted outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Thursday after he unveiled the Republican health care bill. “Don’t touch Medicaid, save our liberty,” the protesters chanted outside his office. The protest was organized by ADAPT, a national disability rights organization. In a statement, they said about 60 protesters gathered for a “die-in” to fight back on the health care bill, which will drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid. “The American […]

  • Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise?

    Editor’s note: The following is adapted from “Fitter Faster: The Smart Way to Get in Shape in Just Minutes a Day” by Robert J. Davis with Brad Kolowich Jr. (CNN) — You’ve probably heard the trendy phrase that “sitting is the new smoking.” Although it’s an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors — nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body — research does show that prolonged sitting may be harmful, even if […]

  • ‘The Apprehension Engine: Sounds of the nightmare machine

    What happens when a horror movie composer and a guitar maker join forces? They create the world’s most disturbing musical instrument. “The Apprehension Engine,” is a one-of-a-kind instrument made to create spooky noises in an acoustic and original way. Mark Korven is a film movie composure and has lately focused on horror movie scores. He has composed movies such as “The Witch” and “Cube”. Mark helped build the apprehension engine because he was tired of hearing the same sounds in […]

  • How a ‘breatharian’ couple surviving on ‘universe’s energy’ fooled news outlets

    NEW YORK – The sky is blue. The grass is green. Humans need food and water to survive. Well, unless you believe a story published in several major news outlets over the past week. Akahi Ricardo and Camila Castillo, a so-called “breatharian” couple, were spotlighted in widely-shared news articles claiming that they are able to survive off “the universe’s energy” and refrain from eating, save a piece of fruit or vegetable broth three times a week. “Humans can easily be […]