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Pennsylvania couple beat 4-year-old to death over spilled cereal, authorities say

Keiff King, 26, and Lisa Smith, 19, were arrested Tuesday in connection with the beating death of their 4-year-old son, authorities said.  (Montgomery County District Attorney) A Pennsylvania mother and her boyfriend were arrested Tuesday night, accused of beating their 4-year-old son to death because he spilled his cereal, authorities said. Lisa Smith, 19, and her boyfriend Keiff King, 26, ...

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Dirty details of Missouri governor’s affair fuel resignation calls

Missouri’s Republican governor is the latest politician to star in his own drama: Fifty Shades of Greitens – a tawdry tale of lust, power and betrayal that has consumed state politics and led to bipartisan calls for his resignation. Only minutes after delivering his State of the State address earlier this month, Gov. Eric Greitens was hit with an exposé ...

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Man arrested over threats to ‘gun down’ CNN employees: report

Security guards walk past the entrance to CNN headquarters in Atlanta.  (AP) A Michigan man was arrested after allegedly attempting to shoot and kill CNN employees at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. The suspect, who was not named, reportedly called the network 22 times about a week ago and accused it of purveying “fake news.” “Fake news. I’m coming to ...

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Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

BEIRUT –  Syria’s Kurdish militia says it has repelled Turkish troops and their allies from villages they seized during the Turkey-backed offensive against the enclave. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia has waged a ferocious counteroffensive, repelling Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters from two villages they briefly captured The Observatory says ...

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Mom, wife with secret online life found slain

The Calera, Ala., home of homicide victim Kathleen Dawn West, who identified herself as an exhibitionist on a website offering adult photos. She was found dead outside the house, and no arrests have been made.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) CALERA, Ala. –  Kathleen Dawn West described herself as a full-time wife and mom on Facebook but lived another life on other ...

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Nassar scandal has Michigan State president facing call to resign

Larry Nassar listens to Jordyn Wieber’s impact statement in the court of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault.  (Detroit News via AP) The president of Michigan State University faced a call for her resignation Saturday over the ...

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7 myths about eyelash extensions

Experts predict the trend will be big in 2018.  (iStock) From the red carpet to reality TV, it seems like glam women everywhere are suddenly sporting Bambi-long lashes, morning, noon and night. Believe it or not, their glitzy look likely isn’t credited to major mascara or magical vitamins, but rather, eyelash extensions. From botched brow tattoos to microbladed freckles, semi-permanent ...

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