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George Clooney, Beyoncé, and more to participate in Hurricane Harvey telethon

George Clooney, Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, and Julia Roberts are among the big names who will lead a telethon for Hurricane Harvey victims next</i> …

Beyoncé, Barbra and Oprah to Lead Harvey Telethon

The Texan rapper Bun B is gathering some of Hollywood’s biggest stars to raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief in a live telethon on Sept. 12.<p>The event, entitled “Hand in Hand,” will feature Texas natives Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Matthew McConaughey, as well as George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbra …

Hurricane Harvey

Terrifying moment driver crashes into laundrette, injuring six

This is the terrifying moment a driver, 74, reverses at high speed into a laundrette in New York. Six people were injured in the crash on Sunday, which the police say was an accident.

Man admits girl missing in Alps got into his car but denies abducting her

34-year-old charged with kidnapping after DNA of Maëlys de Araujo, who disappeared during wedding, found on car dashboard<p>A man charged with kidnapping a nine-year-old French girl during a wedding in the Alps has admitted to police that she got into his car but he denies abducting her, his lawyer …

Crime

Grenfell Tower: 'Twenty suicide attempts' since blaze as victims suffer from 'survivor guilt'

At least 20 people who survived or witnessed the Grenfell Tower fire have since tried to kill themselves, according to a charity.<p>A former nurse who is working with victims suggested that "survivor guilt" was among the factors for why victims of the west London blaze were attempting suicide.<p>Yvette …

Robbery suspect dies after taken into custody by Chicago police

A robbery suspect became unresponsive while in Chicago police custody and later died Monday night, officials said.<p>Officers investigating a West Side robbery just after 8:10 p.m. Monday detained the 25-year-old man in the 1600 block of South Pulaski Road in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.<p>At …

Ohio Police Officer Accused Of Shooting News Photographer

A police officer in New Carlisle, Ohio, shot a photojournalist on Monday night after his camera and tripod were “apparently [mistaken] for a weapon,” the New Carlisle News reports.<p>New Carlisle News photographer Andy Grimm was rushed to a local hospital after he was shot in his side, according to …

Four alleged members of neo-Nazi group arrested on suspicion of planning terror attack

Serving British soldiers are among four alleged members of National Action, the banned neo-Nazi group, arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.<p>The men - a 22-year-old from Birmingham, a 32-year-old from Powys, a 24-year-old from Ipswich and a 24-year-old from Northampton - were held on …

Officer involved in Utah nurse arrest fired from paramedic job

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Salt Lake City, Utah, detective who arrested a nurse after she refused to let officers draw blood from an unconscious patient has been fired from his job as a part-time paramedic.<p>Detective Jeff Payne's July arrest of Alex Wubbels, the charge nurse at the University of Utah Hospital burn …

Law Enforcement

The Siege of Deir al-Zour Is Broken in a Blow to ISIS, But a Boon to Assad

Syrian troops broke the Islamic State’s nearly three-year-old siege of the eastern city of Deir al-Zour on Tuesday, a major setback for the dwindling …

Middle East

In A Case That Is 'Almost Impossible,' Girl Dies Of Malaria In Italy

A 4-year-old girl has died of malaria in Italy, where the disease is thought to have been wiped out. Troubled health officials are looking for answers.<p>The girl was taken to the hospital Saturday in her Alpine hometown of Trento after she developed a high fever, according to the Italian newspaper,</i> …

Disease

Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida

<i>(This story, first posted on Wednesday, was updated Thursday morning.)</i><p>For nearly two days, monstrous Hurricane Irma has sustained Category 5 winds of at least 180 miles per hour while ripping through the northern Lesser Antilles and Virgin Islands. The storm, tied for the second-strongest ever …

Rainfall