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  • Detroit man deported after 30 years in US; leaves wife and kids

    DETROIT — A man who lived in Michigan for almost 30 years has been deported. Jorge Garcia was surrounded by his wife and two children shortly before he boarded a plane to Mexico Monday. Garcia’s wife Cindy says their family got some bad legal help and it set them back. They have been working on finding him a path to citizenship for the last 13 years. They recently checked in with immigration services, and that’s when they were told he […]

  • Victims confront Larry Nassar in court: ‘Little girls don’t stay little forever’

    (CNN) — Kyle Stephens said she had her first sexual experience when she was 6 years old. Larry Nassar, a family friend, exposed himself to her in a dark boiler room. From then until she was 12 years old, he would pleasure himself in front of her, rub his penis on her bare feet and put his finger in her vagina. At 12, she told her parents about the abuse, but they didn’t believe her. The abuse — and their […]

  • Man’s attempt to hold in sneeze leaves him with ruptured throat

    ENGLAND – If you are about to sneeze — even if you are in a quiet place — doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That’s according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title “Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck.” The report was published Monday in […]

  • Parents say 6-year-old hallucinated, tried to jump from window after taking Tamiflu

    ALLEN, Texas – Parents of a 6-year-old in Texas say their daughter had hallucinations and tried to harm herself after taking a dose of Tamiflu, according to KTVT. The little girl took the medicine to treat the flu. Her family, who wanted to remain anonymous, said they were shocked by her alleged reaction to the common medication. They said she started seeing things that weren’t there, running out of school and doing at least one thing that could have resulted […]

  • Why you’ll want to double check your paycheck in February

    You've probably heard by now that the new tax reform bill will hit your paycheck as soon as February. But the change may not accurately reflect your ultimate tax bill.

  • ‘Don’t be alarmed if there’s a body down there,’ Sinkhole reveals hidden room below family’s garage

    Idaho Falls, ID — An Idaho family got more than they bargained for when a giant hole opened up in the floor of their garage. Early Tuesday morning around 4 a.m. Brittany Bush and her husband woke up to loud noise. At first, they thought someone was trying to break into their house but, after not finding anything, they went back to bed. Later that same day, Brittany went to the garage and found what had made the noise. “As […]

  • CDC postpones session on nuclear disaster response; replaced by talk on flu

    (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has postponed a planned session on preparing for a nuclear disaster. The session was to take place Tuesday at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta and was supposed to stream live to anyone wishing to watch. Officials conducting the session on the public health response to a nuclear disaster were planning to include presentations on “Preparing for the Unthinkable” and “Roadmap to Radiation Preparedness.” Instead, the CDC website for the series […]

  • 27 dead, dozens injured, in Baghdad double suicide bombing

    (CNN) — At least 27 people were killed Monday in a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad, according to the Iraqi Ministry of Health. In addition to those killed, about 100 people were wounded when two bombers detonated suicide vests at a square in the Iraqi capital, officials said. A large crowd of laborers usually gather at the square each morning searching for day jobs — and the number of casualties is expected to rise. Monday marked the second deadly […]

  • Incoming missile threat was a false alarm for Hawaii

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management and a tweet from one of the state’s Democratic congresswomen. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” the emergency alert read. While the message caused concern on social media, the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management quickly responded on Twitter, saying, “NO missile […]