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  • Mom puts fighting siblings in same shirt, makes them hold hands

    BELLEVILLE, Illinois – An Illinois mother has come up with the ultimate way to settle sibling arguments. Alexis Tillman said her children, 8-year-old Tyler Tillman and 10-year-old Dominique Brown, were fighting over a tablet and said some hurtful things to each other. She quickly put a stop to it, placing both of them in what she calls the “I Love You” shirt. Then she made them hold hands and slow dance until they calmed down. She told Fox 13 News, “I […]

  • Life-saving lung transplant allows man to walk his daughter down the aisle

    CLEVELAND – Simple acts like blowing out the candles on a birthday cake are easy to take for granted. But on Tim Cox’s 59th birthday last November, this simple gesture of love was a difficult, yet rewarding, accomplishment. “I just count today as one of the many special blessings,” Cox told WJW. “Each day is a new day but they mean more to me now.” Cox, a pastor from Charlotte, North Carolina, was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis – a disease […]

  • ‘Horrifying acts of brutality’: Emergency room doctor in Michigan charged with mutilating young girls’ genitals

    A Detroit emergency room physician has been charged with allegedly performing female genital mutilation on young girls, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In a news release, the DOJ said Jumana Nagarwala, of Northville, Michigan, allegedly performed the procedures out of a medical office in Livonia, Michigan, on girls who were 6 to 8 years old. According to the complaint filed, two of the parents confirmed to investigators were aware that Nagarwala did the procedure, but others denied knowledge of […]

  • Video released of ‘mother of all bombs’ blast in Afghanistan that killed 36 ISIS fighters

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon has released video of its most powerful non-nuclear bomb being dropped on ISIS positions in a remote part of Afghanistan. Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border, where the US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 to 800 active fighters. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) was dropped Thursday night on a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage […]

  • Firefighters battle Ogden building blaze overnight

    pic.twitter.com/E4y7J4rzaA — Ogden Fire Dept (@OgdenFireDept) April 14, 2017 OGDEN, Utah – Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at an unoccupied business in Ogden. Fire crews were called to the building at 3350 Wall Ave. at 8 p.m. Ogden Firefighters said the fire started on the first floor and basement of the building. Eighteen firefighters from Ogden and South Ogden battled the flames as they spread to the roof. Fire crews were on the scene through the night.

  • Couple leave waitress a $400 tip – and an even bigger surprise

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii – It’s not every day you get a 200% tip. For Hawaiian waitress Cayla Chandara, that was only the beginning. Chandara, 22, struck up a conversation with a friendly Australian couple last week at the Thai restaurant where she works in Waikiki. They got to talking and she mentioned her 80-hour work weeks, student loan, and how she could barely make ends meet. “I told them I moved here for school, but I was kind of in a […]

  • Dad deployed overseas reunited with wife in touching maternity photo

    MABANK, Texas – He may be some 7,000 miles from home, but a photographer’s creativity brought a Texas soldier to his wife’s side in a maternity photo. Navy Corpsman Wesley Bedwell, 21, found out that he was being deployed overseas just a month after his wife Nicole announced in November that she was pregnant with their child, according to Inside Edition. Nicole said it was hard enough to go through the pregnancy without him, so she reached out to Traci […]

  • Thousands without power, semis toppled and planes diverted as strong winds hit Utah

    Strong winds hit Utah Thursday and toppled several semi-trailers on I-80, caused several power outages, and sent a tree crashing down onto a Magna home. The National Weather Service states a high wind warning is in effect until 10 p.m. in Utah’s west desert and strong winds are also expected elsewhere. Winds of more than 60 mph have been reported in South Ogden and Logan. Salt Lake City International Airport says more than two dozen flights have been diverted due […]

  • Utah’s Lexi Walker and Jenny Oaks Baker debut ‘The Prayer’

    Violinist Jenny Oaks Baker has teamed up with Utah singer Lexi Walker to record “The Prayer,” a song made popular as a duet between Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli. Jenny and Lexi will be releasing a video of their version in April. Jenny Oaks Baker is a Grammy-nominated musician who began her playing career at the age of four. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and her master’s degree at the Juilliard School in […]

  • Police search for Holladay bank robbery suspect caught on camera

    HOLLADAY, Utah – Unified Police officers are searching for a man accused of robbing the University Federal Credit Union in Holladay Thursday. Police said the suspect was caught on surveillance cameras at the credit union at 4675 S. Highland Dr. The suspect is described as a man in his 30s with brown hair and facial hair who was last seen wearing a camouflage baseball hat. If you recognize this man or have any information about the robbery, Unified Police would […]

  • Cosmopolitan weight-loss article enrages internet: ‘Cancer is not a diet plan’

    It was like any other Tuesday on Cosmopolitan’s Twitter feed, with tweets about a possible Gilmore Girls revival, women who apply makeup with tampons, and … a weight loss story that sent the internet into a tizzy. The offending tweet, since deleted, linked to an article titled “How This Woman Lost 44 Pounds Without Any Exercise.” The article documented the story of 31-year-old Australian mom Simone Harbinson, who suffered a recent “waterfall of health scares” that included appendix cancer and […]

  • US drops ‘MOAB,’ largest non-nuclear bomb, in Afghanistan

    The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the sources said. The MOAB is also known as the “mother of all bombs.” A MOAB is a 21,600-pound, GPS-guided munition that is America’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb. The bomb was dropped by an MC-130 aircraft, operated by Air Force Special […]