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    Boys rescue 4-year-old girl with autism from drowning in creek

    ROMAN FOREST, Texas — Thanks to two quick-thinking preteens, a 4-year-old girl with autism who fell into a pond behind her home in Texas was rescued Thursday evening. The 12-year-old boys were riding their bikes near the creek when the girl, who tried to swing on a limb, fell into the water, KTRK reports. One of them pulled the girl out of the water while the other assisted. Then, they ran for help. “I just pulled over here to text my wife […]

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    A court just ruled on what a Snuggie actually is

    A more important question than “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” has been answered by a federal trade court: Is a Snuggie a blanket? Per Bloomberg BNA, the answer is yes, meaning that, at least for tariff purposes, the cozy, fleecy coverings aren’t considered to be “robes or priestly vestments” and so shouldn’t be taxed at the higher apparel rate. That was the Justice Department’s argument, which was struck down Friday by the Court of International Trade’s Judge Mark Barnett. […]

  • Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Gay Marriage

    Court rules florist discriminated against gay couple

    By Ese Olumhense Refusing to make flower arrangements isn’t a constitutional right The owner of a Washington flower shop who was sued for refusing to make floral arrangements for the wedding of an area gay couple — who she reportedly considered friends — lost an appeal Thursday before the state’s Supreme Court. Barronelle Stutzman, the 72-year-old owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington, had appealed the 2015 decision of a trial court, which ruled that the grandmother had violated state […]

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    Boys rescue 4-year-old girl with autism from drowning in creek

    ROMAN FOREST, Texas — Thanks to two quick-thinking preteens, a 4-year-old girl with autism who fell into a pond behind her home in Texas was rescued Thursday evening. The 12-year-old boys were riding their bikes near the creek when the girl, who tried to swing on a limb, fell into the water, KTRK reports. One of them pulled the girl out of the water while the other assisted. Then, they ran for help. “I just pulled over here to text my wife […]

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    Couple reveals pregnancy in powerful photo with 452 IVF needles

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas – After struggling with infertility for years, a couple in Texas used a powerful photo to announce that they were expecting – not one, but two babies. Lauren and Garyt Walker posted the joyous update on social media Feb. 9. In their post, the couple said, “We prayed for 953 days…452 Needles, 1000’s of tears,1 corrective surgery, 4 clomid/letrozole attempts, 2 IVF rounds, 3 failed transfers & 1 Amazing GOD.” The photo shows two onesies surrounded by 452 needles used […]

  • Burger King Beats Expectations With Rising Q2 Profits

    Burger King worker fired over 50 cents worth of food wins $46K settlement

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A Burger King worker who was fired over 50 cents worth of food has been awarded $46,000 over the ordeal. CTV News reports that Usha Ram, 55, was fired shortly after the incident, which happened in 2013. Ram, an immigrant from Fiji, had worked at different Burger King locations for 24 years and was the sole breadwinner in her family, according to the Vancouver Sun. Ram reportedly had asked her store’s manager if she could take home food […]

  • Mark Zuckerberg Attends Mobile World Congress 2016

    Mark Zuckerberg’s lengthy Facebook letter reveals lofty goals

    By Meg Wagner A utopian future with few specifics Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg published a lengthy letter on Thursday detailing the social media platform’s plan to bring the world closer together — a lofty, idealistic manifesto that condemned fake news and partisan “filter bubbles” as contributors to growing isolationism. The nearly 6,000-word memo lays out the company’s new mission of promoting a “global community,” but is scarce on concrete details about how the company, valued in the billions, will accomplish […]

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    Video: Police help accused drug dealer unlock car – with drugs inside

    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio – Maybe he should have called a locksmith instead? Police arrested a suspected drug dealer in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, after the man called 911 for help after locking his keys in his car, according to WJW. Mayfield Heights officers were happy to help, but once they got the door to the car open, they realized that 39-year-old Keith Deloach might not just be a stranded driver. Officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana when they unlocked the car and opened […]

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    Meet 7-foot-7 high school basketball player Robert Bobroczky

    AUSTINBURG, Ohio — The tallest basketball player in Northeast Ohio isn’t LeBron James. It’s Robert Bobroczky, a 7-foot-7-inch teen from Romania. He’s a foot taller than LeBron and taller than every player in the NBA. WJW spoke with the 16-year-old, who now lives in Austinburg, Ohio, and attends Grand River Academy, an all-boys boarding school. When he was just 12, Robert was 7 feet tall. Unsurprisingly, his mother and father are also tall – Robert’s dad is 7 feet 1 inch tall, and […]

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    Adorable photos of two sets of twins in one family go viral

    HOLYOKE, Mass. – One baby is cute. Two babies together, even cuter. Two sets of twins? Hard to beat that level of adorable. A Massachusetts couple is sharing photos of their two sets of twins and they are melting hearts all over the internet. Identical twins Gia and Gemma were born on January 26. Their big brother and sister, Nico and Siena, are fraternal twins and turn 3-years-old in April. Mom, Juliet Cannici, is a professional photographer and first posted the […]

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    Hero catches teen who fell 20 feet from mall escalator

    ST. LOUIS — An alert shopper is being called a hero after he caught a teen who fell from an escalator in Missouri earlier this month, according to KTVI. Surveillance video shows two teenagers playing near an escalator inside the South County Center on Feb. 4. The teens are shown grabbing the moving handrail and holding on until it lifts them off the ground. One of the teens held on for too long and was dangling 20 feet above the ground […]

  • President Trump Holds News Conference In East Room Of White House

    Trump confirms intelligence leaks probe at combative news conference

    By Meg Wagner Trump furious over ‘very un-American’ leaks During a combative Thursday press conference in which he repeatedly criticized his former rival Hillary Clinton and berated the “dishonest” media, President Donald Trump announced that he’d asked the Justice Department to investigate the U.S.’s intelligence agencies, following his insistence that leaks are a “big problem” in Washington. The probe request comes after Trump claimed on Wednesday that his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn — who was forced to resign […]