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Disabled veteran holds up flagpole for 9 hours

A disabled veteran showed a touching display of patriotism outside Wingate at Wilbraham, an assisted living facility. Army specialist Darren Swallow held up a fallen flag for hours on Memorial Day, according to WWLP. "My girlfriend told me yesterday the flagpole behind us was taken down during a storm or from a plow truck," ...

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Family on picnic rescues man trapped inside wrecked SUV for 3 days

A man who had been trapped inside his SUV forthree days after a crash is recovering thanks to a family out on a picnic.

Josh Schreiner was out on a picnic with his family in Arizona Friday when his daughter spotted a crumpled SUV sitting at the bottom of a ...

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These airlines have a tendency to lose your luggage

With summer travelling season upon us, it might be smart to reconsider letting these airlines handle your luggage. The Huffington Post published a list of the airlines that lose the most luggage, according to the Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and found that ...

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Zoo attaches GoPro to cheetah, amazing footage follows

One zoo used technology to show just how fast cheetahs can run. "This amazing video shows you a never seen before perspective of a cheetah running at top speed," the Cincinnati Zoo and Botatanical garden wrote on a May 26 Faceboook post. "Shot with a GoPro on our cheetah’s back, we believe ...

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Missing Ivy Legue student Nayla Kidd shares why she went off grid

Nayla Kidd was an Ivy League student studying computer engineering at Columbia University. Kidd, 19, went missing in May, causing worry among her family and friends. She was found May 16 by the Columbia University Department of Public, over a week and a half since she was last seen May ...

Trump: Cincinnati Zoo had no choice when it killed Harambe

Donald Trump said the Cincinnati Zoo didn’t “have a choice” when it killed Harambe, the gorilla that held a young boy who jumped into the exhibit on Saturday. “I think it’s a very tough call,” Trump said during a press conference. “It was amazing because there were moments with the ...

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Woman with Xanax 'plays mermaid,' enters Florida homes, police say

A St. Augustine woman was jailed in St. Johns County after she “played mermaid” and swam up to waterfront homes before entering the homes without permission, authorities said.  Tonya Gerlach, 33, was booked into the St. Johns County Jail after multiple residents in Vilano Beach, Florida, reported a female intruder.  ...

Reports: Will Smith’s blood alcohol level was three times legal limit

Will Smith’s blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit when the former Saints defensive end was shot and killed during a confrontation in April, according to The Times-Picayune. Smith’s toxicology results indicate he had .24 percent blood alcohol content, according to the Times-Picayune. Louisiana’s legal limit is .08. >> ...

A golden pheasant is being compared to the businessman-turned-politician. (nypost/Twitter)

Bird looks like Donald Trump, but does he act like him?

Donald Trump paid a visit to a backyard in Queens.  It wasn't a campaign stop, or the businessman-turned-politician for that matter. The Donald in question was a pheasant with a feather style that looks almost identical to Trump's famous, or imfamous, hair, The New York Post reported. Someone in the ...

A copperhead snake bit Kiley Cook while she was on a preschool playground. (WFAA/Facebook)

Copperhead snake bites child at preschool playground

A little girl in Texas has recovered after a scary encounter with a dangerous snake.  Kiley Cook was at preschool in Grandbury, Texas, when a snake bit her. It wasn't just any snake, but a venomous copperhead, WFAA reported. >>Read more trending stories Her mother, Nataly Horn, was working with ...

A woman who was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico was diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria after something bit her foot. (Photo: Screengrab via WDSU/YouTube)

Woman gets flesh-eating bacteria while fishing in Gulf of Mexico

A woman who was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico was diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria after something bit her foot. Kelly Blomberg said it felt like her foot went into the mouth of some animal, then the water was filled with blood. She went to the hospital and started to ...

Micha Love was killed after a tree fell on top of him.  (GoFundMe)

Family mourns death of child killed while camping

A family camping trip turned deadly for an 8-year-old boy from Washington.  Micah Love was killed when he and his family were at a campsite in Ferry County, Washington, KHQ reported.  >> Read more trending stories   Micah's parents Joshua and Emily Love said he was playing with his older ...

Mamadou Diallo, 61, was arrested and charged with manslaughter Tuesday after beating a man to death with a tire iron who tried to rape his wife. (Photo: New York Daily News/Twitter)

New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be rapist to death, police say

A man was arrested Tuesday and charged with manslaughter after he beat a man who tried to rape his wife to death with a tire iron, according to NBC 4 New York. Earl Nash forced his way inside an apartment at the Claremont Village complex in the Bronx around 9 ...

Harambe, 17, a male western lowland gorilla, was shot and killed by the zoo's dangerous animal response team at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (Photo: Cincinnati Zoo/Twitter)

Prosecutors to investigate child's fall into gorilla habitat, reports say

Police in Cincinnati are investigating how a child was able to fall into a gorilla's zoo enclosure, eventually leading to the shooting of a 17-year-old gorilla in an effort to rescue the child.  Prosecutors said Tuesday that police are investigating the case, which has many up in arms on social ...

Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, dies

Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, has died Tuesday after suffering a “significant” stroke last week. She was 78. Her children Matt and Laurie shared their thoughts on her death on their website.  "Laurie and I have just watched the transition of our precious mother from this world to ...

A boy is led away after putting flowers beside a statue of a gorilla outside the shuttered Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Monday, May 30, 2016, in Cincinnati. A gorilla named Harambe was killed by a special zoo response team on Saturday after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and it was concluded his life was in danger. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Harambe the gorilla: What they're saying about the mom, the zoo and the shooting

On Saturday, a child wandered from his parents and fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. One of the zoo’s silverback gorillas, an endangered species, moved toward the child, eventually grabbing his foot and dragging him across the enclosure. Zoo officials, saying they had no other choice, made the ...

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Alligators found eating days-old corpse in South Florida

New information has surfaced about Monday's discovery of a human body being eaten by an alligator indicating that multiple alligators were involved and that the corpse was days old. CBS Miami reported that two fisherman found the body Monday in a canal on the edge of the Everglades, and the body ...

1709 Broderick Street was the exterior of the Tanner house on "Full House." (ForbesLife/Twitter)

'Full House' home hits real estate market

If you have the money, you could soon live in a piece of television history. The house used as the exterior of the Tanner home on "Full House" has hit the market, Mashable reported. Everywhere you look you'd expect to see the same layout with which fans became familiar on ...

Harambe, 17, a male western lowland gorilla, was shot and killed by the zoo's dangerous animal response team at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (Photo: Cincinnati Zoo/Twitter)

Slain gorilla tried to protect child, Florida primate expert says

The shooting death of a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla after a boy fell into its enclosure has prompted a Florida primate expert to say that the animal was only trying to protect the child, not hurt it. Debbie Cobb told WFLA that the video footage of the incident is not as violent as ...

 

Man dies under mower in Florida pond, police say

A lawn maintenance worker died after being trapped under a lawnmower in a pond, Boca Raton police said Monday. The man was pronounced dead after being taken to Delray Medical Center, police spokeswoman Sandra Boonenberg said. >> Read more trending stories His identity was not immediately released but he was ...

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