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Teenager Allegedly Killed Her 'Best Friend' On Promise Of Million-Dollar Payout

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A teenager is accused of murdering her best friend after a man she met online promised her millions of dollars in exchange for photos of the act.

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Brekky Wrap

Yoga Teacher Hit By Cyclist While On Phone Wins Pay Out

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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Christopher Pyne

What If Donald Trump Is Right?

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I know it's de rigueur to diss US President Trump and assume that everyone who matters gets that President Trump is a buffoon.

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Bear Cub Put Down For Getting Too Friendly With Humans

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A baby black bear was 'lethally removed' by wildlife officials in Oregon after it became so used to being fed by humans it allowed the public to get close enough to take selfies.

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U.S. Fashion Icon Gloria Vanderbilt Dead at 95

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Gloria Vanderbilt, the "poor little rich girl" who lived a life at the highest levels of American fashion, society and wealth as heir to one of the greatest family fortunes in U.S. history, has died at the age of 95.

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Mayor Apologises After Armed Police Threaten Family Over Stolen Doll

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The mayor of Phoenix has apologised after sickening footage emerged of police threatening to shoot a young couple after their daughter, 4, allegedly stole a Barbie.

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Woman Allegedly Pushed Her Dog Into A Lake Then Watched It Drown

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A New Hampshire woman is facing charges after witnesses told police she let her dog drown at Naticook Lake in Merrimack.

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Shooting Inside Costco Store Sparks Stampede: Reports

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A shooting inside a large Costco store in California has reportedly left several people injured after frantic customers stampeded towards the exit.

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Shark Attack Amputee Hopes Her Story Will Be 'Good For Sharks'

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A 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month off the coast of North Carolina hopes her story can turn "into something good for sharks and good for the environment."

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Jury Sentences Father To Death For Killing His Five Children

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A Father who killed his five children with his own hands, then drove around with their bodies for nine days was sentenced to death on Thursday.

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World

Oil Prices Surge After Oil Tanker 'Attacks'

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

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World

The Fight Over The 'Missing' Heart, Brain And Throat Of Army Vet

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An Army veteran travelled to Pennsylvania last year to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant and died in police custody two days later.

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Mum Of Slain Children Stuns Courtroom Asking For Mercy For Ex-Husband

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The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband’s life.

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Sport

Player's Touching Gesture After Insane World Cup Record

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The U.S. may have beaten Thailand 13-0, but it's what one player did as the full-time whistle blew that will be remembered.

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Mother Charged After Confronting Child's School Bullies

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Jamie Louise Rathburn stormed a South Carolina school during morning drop-off to confront several third-graders.

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World

Three Amish Children Dead After Horse-Drawn Cart Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver

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An Amish horse-drawn cart was hit by alleged drunk driver, killing three children in the U.S. state of Michigan.

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Proud Animal Hunter Said Slain Giraffe 'Was Delicious'

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In 2017 Tess Talley killed a giraffe in South Africa, and in 2018 her photo of the kill went viral, prompting worldwide outrage.

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Aussie Woman's Cop Killer Sentenced To 12 Years Jail For Her Shooting Death

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Former U.S. police officer Mohamed Noor has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years' jail for fatally shooting Australian woman Justine Damond Ruszczyk through the side of his police car.

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Boy Raises $136,000 To Buy Bulletproof Vests For Police Dogs

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Brady Snakovsky, 9, has equipped dozens of police dogs across the U.S., to ensure they "stay safe from bad people."

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Child Sex Offenders To Be Chemically Castrated Under New Law

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Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Alabama have passed a bill that would see certain convicted sex offenders forced to undergo chemical castration before they are released.

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World

School Bus Driver Blames Doughnut For Reckless Driving

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A school bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence while having children in her vehicle.

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Father Repeatedly 'Punches Shark' To Save Daughter

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Paige Winter lost her left leg above the knee and several fingers but is alive thanks to her quick-thinking father.

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Cop Saves Sleeping Couple From Rattlesnake

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A deputy has saved the life of a Tennessee couple after they were stalked by a rattlesnake.

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World

'It's Huge': Woman Calls Police After Alligator Breaks Into Family Kitchen

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"I'm sorry, is it in your house?"

Tech

Tech

Huawei: Should Australians Be Concerned?

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Huawei has found itself in the middle of a global brawl with companies cutting ties and countries banning sales, so what in the world is going on and how will we be affected?

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World

U.N.B.E.L.I.E.V.A.B.L.E: Spelling Bee Runs Out Of Words

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In a championship first, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has ended in an eight-way tie after the competition ran out of words in the final.

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Man Who Set Himself On Fire Outside White House Dies From Injuries

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A man who set himself on fire outside the White House on Wednesday afternoon has died from his injuries, the US Park Police confirmed.

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Brekky Wrap

Father Arrested For Using Stun Gun To Discipline Kids

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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Man Sets Himself On Fire Near White House

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Robert Mueller Indicates Trump Committed Crimes During 2016 Election

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Special counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public statement about his Russia probe, did not exonerate President Trump, instead explaining why his office never considered indicting him for obstruction of justice.

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World

Netflix Could Boycott Georgia Over Controversial Abortion Law

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Netflix will consider pulling movie and television productions from Georgia if the state implements a controversial abortion ban, Variety reported Tuesday.

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World

World War II Submarine Floats For First Time In 50 Years After Massive Floods

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A 95-metre submarine has been dislodged from dry land and floated for the first time in nearly half a century.

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World

Support For Abortion Rights Grows As US States Curb Access

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Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday.

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World

Life Sentence For Man Who Kidnapped Teen Girl And Killed Her Parents

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A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents.

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Trump Raises Australia's Role In 'Russia Hoax' And 'Witch Hunt'

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U.S. President Donald Trump wants Australia's role in sparking the 2016 FBI probe into potential links between his election campaign and Russia examined by US Attorney General William Barr.

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Justine Damond's 911 Call Before Murder Made Public

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Audio from Justine Damond's final phone call reveals her distress as she reported a crime happening near her home.

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World

Healthy Dog Euthanised After Owner Demands It Be Buried With Her

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Shih Tzu, Emma, was put down and cremated, her remains placed in an urn in the casket of her dead owner.

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World

Students Served Urine, Semen To Teachers In School Cooking Competition

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Several middle school students are under investigation for allegedly putting bodily fluids into food that was then served to teachers, reports CBS Columbus, Ohio affiliate WBNS-TV.

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Police Officer Accused Of Ordering Hit On Husband And Teen Girl

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An officer has been charged with plotting to kill her estranged husband, the result of an elaborate sting operation by investigators using a fake photo of his slaying.

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World

Woman Lures Pregnant Teen Via Facebook, Cuts Out Baby

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Warning: Distressing content

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Preschooler Brings Handfuls Of Crack Cocaine To Class

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Close to two dozen packs of crack cocaine have been discovered in the pocket of a preschooler at a Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia.

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McDonald's Stores Across Austria Will Now Help 'American Citizens In Distress'

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Americans who find themselves in need of U.S. government assistance while in Austria can now seek help at one of almost 200 McDonald's restaurants around the country.

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Uber Introduces A 'Quiet Mode' To Silence Chatty Drivers

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You know those Uber drivers that chat away, seemingly oblivious to the fact that you've not said a word in fifteen minutes? There's now a button for that.

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World

Helicopter Plunges From The Sky And Crashes Into Hudson River

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A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon, New York authorities said.

Crime

Crime

Video Released Shows Woman Pushing Elderly Man Off Bus, He Later Died

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WARNING: Viewers might find the below content distressing.

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Alabama Passes Abortion Ban With No Exceptions For Rape Or Incest

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The Alabama State Senate just passed a near-total abortion ban in a 25 to 6 vote.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shouts 'I'm Pregnant' Before Being Gunned Down By Officer

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A police officer fatally shot a woman during a scuffle over a taser at an apartment complex late Monday, authorities said.

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Common Weed Killer Linked To Cancer In $2.9 Billion Trial

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Pharmaceutical company Bayer was ordered to pay $2.9 billion ($US 2 billion) to a US couple after claims that 30 years of using the weed killer 'Roundup' caused them to develop cancer.

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World

World War II Veteran Graduates From College At 99

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A woman has officially graduated from college nearly 70 years after she passed her diploma.

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World

U.S. City Becomes The First To Decriminalise 'Magic' Mushrooms

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Colorado's capital Denver -- long known for being at the forefront of the push for drug reform -- has just become the first city in the United States to decriminalise magic mushrooms.

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World

U.S. Develops 'Ninja Bomb' That Targets And Kills People, With Blades

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The secret missile doesn't explode, it instead shoots out six long blades just before impact, shredding anything its path.

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Nine-Year-Old Kills Mum, Asks For Her In Court

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A nine-year-old boy has been accused of murdering his adoptive mother by shooting her with a rifle, according to authorities.

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Unvaccinated Teen Who Sued Over School Ban Now Has Chickenpox

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An unvaccinated teen who was banned from school during a chickenpox outbreak now has chickenpox himself, his lawyer says.

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Doorbell Cam Captures Terrifying Moment Snake Bites Man On Face

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One Dead, Multiple Injured In U.S. School Shooting

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Two people were taken into custody Tuesday after a shooting left several students injured at a Denver high school, authorities said.

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Woman Charged For Serving Man Drinks Before Deadly Shooting Spree

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A bartender who served a man who later went on a deadly shooting spree in September 2017 was arrested and charged last week by authorities.

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Father Accused Of Killing One-Month-Old Son After Losing Video Game

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A father frustrated over losing a video game was charged with murder after punching his infant son, investigators said.

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Petition For Animal Abuse Charges After Reality Star's Husband Shoots Family Dog

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More than 133,000 people have signed a petition to have the husband of Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans arrested and charged with animal abuse.

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Two Pregnant Woman Vanished Leaving Police Baffled

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The search continues for two missing pregnant women as their due dates pass.

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World

Iguana In Protective Custody After Being Thrown At Restaurant Manager

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Copper, an iguana, was allegedly used as a weapon during a bizarre attack at a restaurant in Ohio.

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A Young Musician's Journey From Poverty To University

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When Eddie Adams plays the cello, the sound is mind-blowing. And so is the path he took to get here.

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World

Plane With 143 People Onboard Skids Off Runway And Falls Into River

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A commercial jet arriving at a U.S. naval air station has slid off the runway and fallen into a river, authorities in Florida said.

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World

Horrifying Moment Newborn Dropped On Head By Doctors

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*WARNING*: Disturbing footage.

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The Deadly Skin Cancer Most Of Us Don't Even Know Exists

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A beauty queen thought the dark mark on her thumb was just a small bruise but it turned out to be a deadly melanoma.

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SHELL SHOCK: Flying Turtle Smashes Into Car Windscreen

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Ever seen a turtle fly? This guy has.

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Man Suffered Stroke After Cracking Neck

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Josh Hader was rushed to the emergency room by his father-in-law. His doctor Vance McCollom, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, said he could have died.

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World

'I Do Not Wish To Surrender': Julian Assange Tells Court As U.S Extradition Hearing Begins

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected “many people”.

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World

Half A Million Bees Killed After Hives Torn Apart And Set Alight

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Beekeepers "broke down in tears" when they discovered the ashen remains of beekeeping boxes scattered across a yard near Houston, Texas.

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Entertainment

Reality TV Star's Husband Allegedly Killed Dog For 'Biting' Daughter

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Jenelle Evans' French Bulldog, Nugget, bit her two-year-old daughter in the face so her husband allegedly shot it dead.

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Little Girl Dies While Halfway Down A Water Slide

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London Eisenbeis, 10, died while travelling down a 270-foot water slide in Frankenmuth, Michigan.

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Man Charged After Flushing Grandparents' Ashes Down The Loo For Revenge

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Thomas Wells flushed the remains of his grandparents down the toilet to get back at his mum for kicking him out of her Pennsylvania home.

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Mother Finds 25 Bite Marks On Daughter's Back After Daycare

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A mother has taken to social media to express her concerns after finding 25 bite marks all over her child's back.

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Dash Cam Footage Captures Horrifying Crane Collapse

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At least four people were killed in Seattle and three more injured when a crane fell and crushed six vehicles, police said.

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One Dead, Man Detained In U.S. Synagogue Shooting

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A shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego where worshippers were celebrating the last day of Passover left one woman dead and three others injured Saturday, authorities said Saturday.

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World

Man Named 'Miracle' Saves Woman's Life After Car Crash

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One woman is thankful this Miracle saved her life.

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World

North Korea Gave The U.S. $2 Million Bill For Jailed American

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North Korean officials handed the U.S. the $2 million bill for medical expenses for now-deceased Otto Warmbier in 2017.

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Police Dog Spiked By 200 Porcupine Quills During Pursuit

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A police dog was rushed to hospital after copping more than 200 porcupine quills to the face.

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World

Woman, 35, Dies After Falling Into A Meat Grinder

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A woman in the US suffered a horrific death after falling into a meat grinder at her place of work.

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Teen Sues Apple For $1 Billion Over Facial-Recognition Arrest

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A New York student is suing Apple for $US1 billion, claiming the tech giant’s facial-recognition software wrongly linked him to a series of thefts from Apple stores.

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Woman Arrested After Caught Dumping Seven Newborn Puppies Into Bin

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California authorities on Monday April 22 confirmed the arrest of a 54-year-old woman accused of dumping seven newborn puppies into a Coachella dumpster.

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Breaking

Perth DJ Arrested In The U.S. For Allegedly Trying To Snatch A Toddler

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Roscoe Holyoake, known by the stage name DJ Roski, has been arrested in San Francisco after allegedly attempting to snatch a two-year-old boy in daylight as he walked with his mother.

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Man, 40, Sues Parents For Throwing Out His Massive Porn Collection

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A Michigan man who was living rent-free with his mum and dad after going through a divorce is now suing them for thousands after they destroyed his valuable porn collection.

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World

Mum Hit With Parking Fine While Breastfeeding New Baby

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A mother is fighting a parking ticket she got after she pulled over to breastfeed her baby in New York City, CBS New York reported.

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Thief Robbed A 7-11 Store, But The Owner Gave Him Free Food

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A 7-Eleven owner caught a teen thief. Instead of calling 911, he asked him why.

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Blind Man Falls Onto Train Tracks, Rescued Just Seconds From Disaster

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CCTV captured the moment good samaritans pulled the victim off the track just moments before the train arrives.

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Aussie Right-Wing Activist Claims 'Comedy Central' Got Him Deported From The U.S.

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UPDATED: Controversial right-wing figure Avi Yemini has spoken to 10 daily after he was interrogated by U.S. authorities amid fears his presence in the country would incite violence.

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Some Bloke Set Up A Jungle On A Busy Train Because He Could

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You see some pretty out there things on public transport these days, but have you ever had to duck a tree in a make-shift jungle just to get off a train?

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World

Man Arrested 15 Minutes After Release For Stealing From Prison Car Park

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Just 15 minutes after being released from prison, the man was caught trying to steal from cars in the jail car park.

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World

Star Gymnast Breaks Both Legs And Dislocates Knees In Horror Landing

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WARNING: Graphic Video

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Mother Shocked After Group Of Kids Give The Greatest Gift To Boy With Autism

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A group of kids gave a five-year-old boy the greatest gift in New Jersey after finding out he was celebrating his birthday alone.

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Good News

Teacher's 'Mental Health Checklist' For Students Goes Viral

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A special education teacher whose 'mental health check in' list went viral has made the list downloadable for free online.

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World

Guy Boldly Declares He's Single, Gets Inundated With Calls And Texts

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Hours after breaking up with his girlfriend, Matt Russo became an online sensation after being snapped at a Mets game declaring he's ready to play the field.

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The Heart-Wrenching Note Left For A Postman

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Every day a mailman in the U.S packs treats to hand out to dog owners on his delivery route -- on Tuesday, he received heartbreaking news.

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World

Teenagers Killed While Trying To Rescue Dog From Canal

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Two 17-year-old boys who jumped into a Northern California irrigation canal to rescue a dog were killed when they grabbed onto an electrified bridge, authorities said.

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World

Donald Trump Still Doesn't Know Where His Dad Was Born

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President Donald Trump has claimed his father was born in Germany, for at least the third time in a year.

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Horrific Hit And Run Of Little Girl Playing In Her Frontyard Caught On Camera

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Warning: Distressing footage.

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World

This Marathon Is So Insane No One Can Finish It

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Easy marathons don't exist, but the Barkley Marathon is in a world of its own with very few runners able to conquer it.

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Where In The World Are The Biggest Liars?

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New research has found that the biggest liars are 15-year-old males.

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World

Green Meteor Flies Over Cities And Lights Up Night Sky

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The National Weather Service (NWS) of the United States confirmed a meteor lit up the night sky on Saturday.

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World

Students Want Images Of Their Bodies Publicised If They're Shot Dead

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A group of students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado have started a gun violence prevention campaign.