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McDonald's Reveals the Ingredients in Its French Fries

Are you ready?<p>As part of an ongoing video series called "Our Food. Your Questions," fast food giant McDonald's is finally telling the world exactly what goes into its French fries.<p>Mythbusters host Grant Imahara takes the viewer through the ingredients and the process in two separate videos, one of …

Pushing To Attract Millennials, Taco Bell Will Offer Beer And Wine

Taco Bell wants to change its reputation — and the key is booze.<p>On Tuesday, Taco Bell announced it is launching a new concept that "redefines fast food experience." The first of these "experiences" will open in Chicago next week, and another one will follow later this month in San Francisco.<p>In a …

Family claims California special needs student found dead may have been left on bus all day

The family of a 19-year-old Southern California special needs student found dead in the back of an empty school bus Friday believe he was left there all day before he died, it was reported late Sunday.<p>The family of Hun Joon Lee told local media that they believe their relative stayed on the bus for …

Shaq's Starbucks misstep: ‘Black people don’t drink coffee'

Basketball great Shaquille O’Neal made millions on the court, and he continues to make millions off the court in endorsement deals for fast food, clothing, nightclubs and more.<p>But there was one deal that he passed on which he now considers to be one of the biggest financial mistakes of his …

Egypt apologises for mistakenly killing Mexican tourists

<b>Egypt has apologised after 12 people, including eight Mexican tourists, were mistakenly killed by security forces in an anti-terror operation.</b><p>The group had permission to travel to a remote area of the Western Desert, tourism officials said.<p>However the interior ministry insists they entered a …

E-cigarettes: Teens who vape are more likely to smoke later, study says

For teens and young adults, e-cigarettes could be a gateway drug toward smoking traditional cigarettes, according to a new paper published by JAMA Pediatrics.<p>The study, which tracked the habits of nearly 700 young people over a year, revealed that young nonsmokers who showed no interest in smoking …

Public Health

British 12-year-old smarter than Einstein, Hawking

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 12-year-old girl who had an inkling she might be quite clever has taken a test and proved she was absolutely right.<p>Lydia Sebastian achieved the top score of 162 on Mensa's Cattell III B paper, suggesting she has a higher IQ than well-known geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.<p>The …

Stephen Hawking

Baltimore readies for 2nd hearing in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police prepared for demonstrators Thursday at the second pretrial hearing in the case against six officers charged in the death of …

Teen Killed After Posing for a Selfie with a Gun

A 19-year-old man in Houston, Texas, died yesterday after accidentally shooting himself with a gun while posing with it in a selfie.<p>Local news …

Guns

Florida Man Refused Service at Arby's Because He's a Cop

A Pembroke PD officer went hunting for a liter of cola, but the Arby's employees shut him down.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Arby's CEO Paul Brown has apologized to the PPPD via press release. "This isolated incident does not represent Arby's Restaurant Group (ARG) views and Arby's values," he said. "We appreciate all …

Barack Obama secures the votes to implement Iran nuclear deal

White House now has the backing of the bare minimum number of senators to stop Congress scuppering the Iran nuclear agreement<p>Barack Obama has prevailed in his battle against opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement and secured the votes needed to prevent Congress from scuppering the deal.<p>Republicans …

Obama will rename the highest U.S. peak, dropping McKinley for Denali

America’s highest mountain, a household name and the answer to countless geography quiz questions, is about to get a new name.<p>President Obama in Anchorage on Monday will announce the renaming of Mount McKinley, honoring the 25th president, to Mount Denali, an Athabascan name used by generations of …

'Nazi gold train' could be first of many hidden in Hitler's vast tunnel complex in Poland

Walbrzych in western Poland has been gripped by the decades-old mystery of missing Nazi gold trains<p>Experts in Poland have claimed that the apparent discovery of a German train thought to be packed with looted treasures could be the first of many, suggesting just a fraction of the vast tunnel …

Live TV Shooting Reporter and Photog Killed (Update: Cops Chasing Suspect)

<b>8:10 AM PT</b> -- Police have named the suspect ... he's <b>Vester L. Flanagan</b> aka <b>Bryce Williams</b> ... a former employee of WDBJ. He's tweeting video he …

Crime

Suspected gunman shoots self after journalists killed on air, official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Williams sent a message: "I've been a human powder keg for a while....just waiting to go BOOM."<p>Those were the words the gunman wrote in a chilling fax to ABC News, according to the network. The document purportedly …

Judge Orders ISIS Recruit to Rehab, Not Jail

The first attempt to de-radicalize an Islamic extremist is happening in Minnesota right now, and it resembles a high school civics class.<p>An American …