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Rattlesnake Bite? Here is What You Should Do.

Most people who live in Arizona never see a snake for their entire lives, except maybe at the Phoenix Zoo or Wildlife World Zoo. There are thousands …

Zoology

Google loses 'right to be forgotten' case, opens door for more requests to have unflattering search results delisted

If you screw up in a way that gets any sort of media attention, chances are you won't like what you see when you run a query for your name on Google. …

Search

Meet Madame Eyebrow, the saddest dog on the Internet

This is Madam Eyebrows.<p>She’s an English bulldog who lives in Germany with her human family and best friend Luna. And she’s got pretty distinctive …

Pets

13 Dog Breeds That Can Help With Anxiety

If you're a dog lover, then you already know about the incredible healing powers they have. Simplybeing around a dog can make you feel more at easeby …

Pets

Police: Austin bomber left 25-minute confession video on phone

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices -- but didn't explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian …

Austin Bombings

The Latest: FBI details mistakes handling tip line calls

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>The FBI has detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month.<p>FBI Deputy Director David …

Nikolas Cruz

You can get a teddy bear made to look exactly like your dog or cat

Best. Day. Ever<p>Remember last week when we found a brand that created custom pyjamas with the face of your cat, dog, budgie or whatever your prize pet is on them?<p>We ordered three pairs and thought we'd be content for life. That is until we heard about the teddy bear company that can make exact …

Pets

‘Heartbroken’ pet owner warns others after dog dies suffocating on common household item

A week ago, Christina Young had no idea that when she kissed her pup Petey goodbye before heading out to work, it would be the last time she would …

Behind the Scenes of Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy's South Korea Dog Meat Farm Rescue Effort

Gus Kenworthy adopted a puppy from a shut down dog meat farm with help from Humane Society International

Burmese python swallows whole baby white-tailed deer weighing more than itself

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The cheapest Samsung Galaxy S9 unlocked SIM-free prices for pre-order

Samsung Galaxy S9 Fact File<p><b>Release date:</b> March 9 2018<b><br>Launch price:</b> $719 / £739 / AU$1,199<b><br>Platform:</b> Android 8 Oreo<b><br>Storage:</b> 64GB<b><br>Camera:</b> 12MP /</b> …

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some Broward deputies for not entering school

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource …

Jake Tapper

Wealthy parents PLAY DEAD to trick son into believing 'hitman he hired' had killed them as cops foil 'assassination' plot

A 22 year old man's plot to 'assassinate his family' was foiled when police got his parents to play dead.<p>Russian officers have said they tricked the …

FBI’s near-brush with suspect in Florida school shooting draws scrutiny

A tipster alerted the FBI in September to a disturbing comment that had been left beneath an online video. “Im going to be a professional school shooter,” read the comment, posted by YouTube user “nikolas cruz.”<p>Two FBI agents interviewed the caller, Mississippi bail bondsman Ben Bennight, the next …

Crime

FBI was warned about alleged shooter nearly 5 months ago, tipster says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The FBI was warned in September about a possible school shooting threat from a YouTube user with the same name as the suspect in Wednesday's campus massacre in Parkland, Florida, according to a video blogger.<p>Ben Bennight, the 36-year-old YouTube video blogger from Mississippi, noticed in …

Cybercrime

During the shooting, Snap Maps took viewers inside the Florida high school

On Wednesday, the world watched as scared and confused teenagers huddled in the corners of classrooms while gunshots rang out at Marjory Stoneman …

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence.<p>"Im going to be a professional school shooter," a YouTube user with the screen name …

Crime

Grandmother foils alleged school shooting plot in Washington state

SEATTLE — An 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday after a journal was found detailing plans to shoot his classmates at a high school in Everett, Wash.<p>According to the Everett Police Department, the 18-year-old’s grandmother called 911 Tuesday morning after finding the journal and believed the threats …

Crime

More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.<p>Related<p>The number of U.S. mass shootings depends on how you count<p>Public mass shootings account for a tiny fraction of the …

Guns

The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):<p>11 p.m.<p>The 17 people killed in the Florida high school shooting have been remembered at a candlelight vigil attended by at least 1,000 people.<p>There was a moment of silence and the victims' names …

Nikolas Cruz

Nikolas Cruz was living with Florida high school student in months leading up to shooting, attorney says

Nikolas Cruz, the suspected gunman in Wednesday’s shooting at a Florida high school that left at least 17 people dead, was living in a mobile home with a student for the last three months, his attorney said.<p>A portrait of the suspected gunman, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School …

Winter Olympics 2018: The PyeongChang Games have finally arrived

<i>Want this in your inbox tomorrow? Sign up for our daily newsletter during the Games.</i><p>After years of preparation and billions of dollars in investment, the 2018 Olympic Winter Games are finally here.<p>Mixed doubles curling matches and ski jumping qualifying are already in the books. <b>Figure skating</b> …

Winter Olympics

2nd teen in 'Slender Man' stabbing case to remain in institutional care for 40 years

A Wisconsin judge has sentenced the second of two teenage girls accused of the 2014 attempted homicide of their friend by stabbing her in the woods …

Crime

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon
Nassar

Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City but Killing None

A would-be suicide attacker detonated a pipe bomb strapped to his body in the heart of Manhattan’s busiest subway corridor on Monday, sending thousands of terrified commuters fleeing the smoke-choked passageways, and bringing the heart of Midtown to a standstill as hundreds of police officers …

Extremism

Doug Jones declared victor in Alabama race for Senate; Roy Moore may seek recount

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — In a stunning setback for the Republican Party, Democrat Doug Jones was elected Alabama's next senator Tuesday, flipping a deeply red state after a campaign that showcased the increasing power of sexual misconduct allegations and the limits of President Trump's political …

Republicans

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray paint and the rungs of an old wooden chair where Matt Peters used to sit. A stereo plays country music, left on by the renter who now uses the shop.<p>“It smells so …

Farming

Mom throws newborn, breaks his skull, during heated argument, police say

A 3-week-old baby suffered a fractured skull after his mother, 24, threw him at his father’s feet during a heated argument, police said.<p>Heidy Rios, of Terrytown, La., had a tense dispute with the baby’s father last Thursday night, authorities said.<p>At one point, Rios allegedly grabbed her newborn …