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A Bunch Of Cocaine: Boxes Of Donated Bananas Contained $17.8 Million Worth Of Drugs

This drug seizure is bananas.<p>Two sergeants from a Texas prison were picking up two donated pallets of bananas at the Ports of America in Freeport on Friday, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.<p>The bananas were being donated to the Wayne Scott Unit in Texas' Brazoria County. The …

Man accused of kidnapping woman and masturbating on her given 'one pass,' won't go to prison

A man in Alaska who was accused of kidnapping a woman from a gas station, choking her until she passed out, then masturbating over her has accepted a plea deal that will mean he does not spend any time in prison.<p>Justin Schneider, 34, was arrested in August after offering a woman a ride from a gas …

FAA

Nigerian pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss cargo ship

<b>Pirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss cargo vessel in Nigerian waters.</b><p>Massoel Shipping said its vessel, MV Glarus, was carrying wheat from Nigeria's capital to Port Harcourt when it was attacked on Saturday.<p>"The pirate gang boarded the Glarus by means of long ladders and cut the razor …

Cargo Ships

Michael Solomonov’s 5-Minute Hummus With Quick Tehina Sauce

<b>Makes about 4 cups (4 servings)</b><p><b>For the Quick Tehina Sauce</b><p><i>1 garlic clove</i><p><i>Juice of 1 lemon</i><p><i>1 (16-ounce) jar tahini</i><p><i>1 tablespoon kosher salt</i><p><i>1 teaspoon</i> …

Recipes

Girl with allergy dies after Heathrow Pret baguette

<b>A girl with a severe sesame allergy died after eating an airport Pret a Manger baguette, which did not list the ingredients.</b><p>Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, collapsed during a flight from Heathrow to Nice on 17 July 2016.<p>Despite her father administering two EpiPen injections, Natasha, from Fulham, …

British Airways

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl.<p>The U.S. Marshals …

Cody Wilson

Thousands of Dead Fish Cover North Carolina Roads After Floodwaters Recede

As floodwaters recede after Hurricane Florence and residents take stock of the damage, fire crews are dealing with a new challenge — disposing of …

Floods

Sugar crash kills girl at sleepover

A Pennsylvania community is mourning the death of a 10-year-old girl who was discovered unresponsive at a sleepover on Sunday morning.<p>Sophia …

Type 1 Diabetes

Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign following sexual allegations by daughter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter.<p>Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican's attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied …

Elections

Captain arrested in Tanzania ferry disaster as death toll climbs to 209

<b>(CNN) —</b> The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the latest maritime disaster in the East African nation.<p>Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the captain is in custody and ordered the arrest of all the …

New Jersey sheriff steps down after uproar over racist remarks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county has resigned after an outcry over racist remarks he made about black people and the state's attorney general, who is a Sikh.<p>Bergen County Michael Saudino and four undersheriffs resigned Friday. Gov. Phil Murphy said he will be choosing an …

New Jersey

Saving pets without a permit: Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

As Hurricane Florence barreled toward the Carolina coast, Tammie Hedges took action to protect pets that might have otherwise been caught in the storm – a decision that led to her arrest.<p>Hedges, a resident of Wayne County, North Carolina, was taken into custody Friday after providing care to more …

Antibiotics

Attempt to send underage prostitutes to Bali ends at airport: Police

Soekarno-Hatta Airport Police have arrested a man who was allegedly about to send three minors and a 21-year-old to Bali to work as prostitutes in a …

Airport Security

Father, son accused of killing their neighbor over dispute about a box spring

<b>(CNN) —</b> A father and son are facing murder charges after police say they shot and killed a neighbor in Abilene, Texas, over a dispute about a box spring -- an incident the victim's common-law wife caught on camera.<p>According to police, on September 1, John Miller, 67, and his son Michael Miller, 31, …

Common Law

Branding / Orientierungssystem

Transfer des Erscheinungsbildes der Gopa Group in den Raum. Raumgreifende grafische Elemente bespielen das zentrale Verwaltungsgebäude der Gopa …

After three years and hundreds of gruesome deaths, Britain’s ‘Cat Killer’ case has been solved

LONDON — The fiend was dubbed the “Croydon Cat Killer.” It had a chilling ring.<p>The brute left his — or her — victims scattered alongside the motorways around the British capital, the fringes of remnant woodlands and the gardens of suburban towns.<p>Police reported signs of “blunt-force trauma” — and …

National Crime Agency

Woman kills 3 before fatally shooting herself at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman killed three people and wounded three others before fatally shooting herself at a drugstore distribution center Thursday in Harford County, Maryland, officials said.<p>A source close to the investigation said the woman was a disgruntled employee. Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told reporters …

Rite Aid

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women, prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Michelle Van Der Linden, a spokeswoman for the Orange County district attorney's office, …

Newport Beach

Airline Passengers Suffered Bleeding Ears and Headaches After Pilots 'Forgot' to Pressurize Cabin

Bleeding from the ears, pounding headaches and nosebleeds: those were some of the symptoms suffered by more than 30 passengers on an Indian airplane …

Jet Airways

A Classic School Experiment in India Has Gone Terribly Wrong, Injuring 59 People

And we thought it was safe to try at home.<p>The erupting volcano is the poster-child for classroom science fairs around the world. But as exciting as …

Humanity

The FBI locked down a space observatory near Roswell in New Mexico over a week ago — and still no one knows why

Employees at the Sunspot Solar Observatory in remote New Mexico rang local law enforcement officers on September 6 and asked them to come in.<p>Within hours, the observatory was evacuated, and one officer confirmed to the media that "the FBI had been there".<p>None of the employees have returned since, …

New Mexico

Man Mocked For Shaving On Train Says He Was Leaving Homeless Shelter

With a couple of clicks, a quotidian moment can take on a viral life of its own — captured and shared, context lost, shaped by whatever viewers project onto the images.<p>That's what happened to Anthony Torres, 56.<p>On Thursday evening, Torres was caught on video shaving his face while sitting aboard a …

New Jersey

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon

‘I choose to go to the Moon with artists!’<p>This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and founder of Zozotown, Japan’s largest online clothing retailer, will be the first private customer to ride around the Moon on the company’s future massive rocket, the …

Falcon Heavy

The most cursed images of Toad, for no real reason at all

Twitter is overrun with truly cursed images of Toad, thanks to Stormy Daniels.<p>Daniels went into horrific detail about sex with the president in a …

Stormy Daniels

Laquan McDonald death: jury shown video of black teen shot 16 times by police officer

Video of the shocking moment when a white police officer shot Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, 16 times was played to a Chicago jury on Monday at the start of a murder trial.<p>Jurors saw the police dashcam footage that captured the final seconds of McDonald’s life as Jason Van Dyke, a Chicago …

News

7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circus

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.<p>The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that two children and an adult were riding the camel during an intermission Sunday at the Shrine Circus at PPG Paints Arena when …

Pittsburgh

A woman’s daring escape from a Border Patrol agent helped reveal a ‘serial killer,’ police say

The woman in the white pickup was feeling increasingly uneasy about the driver, whom she knew only as “David.” Two fellow sex workers in Laredo, Tex., had been recently killed, and one was her friend Melissa.<p>The man and the woman had already been at his house, where she had discussed Melissa. He …

San Antonio

The Creamiest Vegan Soup (Cauliflower)

If you're looking to make a silky smooth, creamy vegan soup, today is your day. This gem caught my attention because it is <i>quite</i> different than most …

Recipes

Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts

Through a tradition called "money marriage", some young girls are being used as currency in a type of modern slavery among southern Nigeria's Becheve community.<p>Children are sold to men as old as 90 to settle debts or as a form of payment.<p><i>Video producers: Franklin Adegbie, Stephanie Hegarty and</i> …

Nigeria

A tale of five squirrels: vets untangle 'Gordian Knot' of rodents

It was the worst of times for five juvenile grey squirrel siblings in the US state of Wisconsin when their tails became potentially fatally entangled with grass, plastic and each other.<p>The rodents became trapped in the nest their mother had built, after their tails worked themselves into a giant …

Siblings