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  • Dashcam video shows man and Overland Park officer struggle over gun

    Overland Park, KS (KSHB) — Dashcam video released Tuesday shows a man fighting with an Overland Park, Kansas police officer over a gun. According to police, the officer tried to pull over a suspect in the 10400 block of Marty. The man, now identified as 34-year-old Bradley Poland, was allegedly driving the wrong way down 103rd Street. Police said when Poland stopped, the officer got out of his patrol car, but Poland quickly sped off. Moments later he crashed. Investigators […]

  • Idaho toddler dies after being ‘viciously attacked’ by mom’s boyfriend: court documents

    BLACKFOOT, Idaho – Court documents unsealed Tuesday detailed the horrific events investigators say happened when an 18-month-old boy in Blackfoot, Idaho, was “viciously attacked,” receiving injuries that ultimately led to his untimely death. Jesus Adan Castillo, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Zachary Tendoy, the son of Castillo’s girlfriend, EastIdahoNews.com reported. On March 23, around 4 a.m., the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that a child was not breathing at a […]

  • Trump calls for dramatic tax cuts for individuals and businesses

    NEW YORK – The Trump administration has finally outlined its new tax proposal, which leans heavily on tax cuts. So far, President Trump wants to slash individual tax rates — cutting the top rate from 39.6% to 35% — and reduce the number of total rates from seven to three. He also wants to cut the top tax rate for all businesses to 15%, far below the current top rates. The administration’s tax outline still leaves many questions unanswered and […]

  • Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

    Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, whose Oscar-winning thriller “The Silence of the Lambs” terrified audiences and introduced one of the most indelible villains in movie history, died Wednesday morning in New York. He was 73. He died of complications from esophageal cancer, according to a statement from his publicist. Demme won consistent acclaim as the director of such diverse movies as the Talking Heads concert film “Stop Making Sense”; “Philadelphia,” the 1993 drama starring Tom Hanks as a lawyer battling AIDS; and […]

  • ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

    NEW YORK – ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday. The job cuts, including television, radio and online personalities, will be announced Wednesday, and most will take effect immediately, the source said. ESPN also plans to cut what the source described as a limited number of additional off-air jobs. ESPN is shifting its focus toward digital as it faces cable subscriber losses and increased pressure on costs. […]

  • Cassini probe dives through Saturn’s rings

    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun an unprecedented series of space dives that will see it plunge through the icy rings of Saturn, in the final phase of its 20-year mission. For the first of 22 weekly plummets, the unmanned probe has altered its trajectory, allowing it to maneuver through the 1,500-mile-wide gap between the planet and its rings, at a top speed of more than 76,800 mph (120,000 kph). Because the region has never been explored before, Cassini’s controllers are […]

  • How to stop apps from collecting your email data

    SAN FRANCISCO – There’s a saying in the tech world: If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product. That means if you’re using a free app or a service, chances are it’s using your information to make money. For instance, Google and Facebook use data like your location and interests to distribute targeted advertising. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that analytics company Slice sold data about Lyft riders, gleaned from their email receipts, to Uber. […]

  • This career provides a fast track job to the middle class

    NEW YORK – Maria Khan is a 23-year-old who earns $45 an hour. Most days Khan feels like she won the lottery. She loves her job, and it doesn’t require her to work weekends — or even much beyond the standard 9 to 5 hours. Khan is a dental hygienist, one of the highest paid jobs in America that doesn’t require a bachelor’s degree. “I love helping people and seeing the smile on their face when they tell me I […]

  • Campbell recalls ‘Homestyle’ chicken soup

    A crazy switcheroo led to the voluntary recall Saturday of nearly 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products by the Campbell Soup Company. The cans were labeled as “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta,” but when consumers opened the cans, instead they found “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Italian-Style Wedding Spinach & Meatballs in Chicken Broth” soup. The mistake was discovered by Campbell’s on Thursday, when the corporate office was contacted by multiple consumers complaining of the wrong product […]

  • Michigan doctors charged in first federal genital mutilation case in US

    In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife, Farida Attar, 50, were arrested Friday at their medical office in Livonia, Michigan, west of Detroit. They were charged with three federal criminal counts including conspiracy, female genital mutilation and aiding and abetting. Detroit emergency room […]

  • Venezuela protests: Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in one day

    After weeks of violent protests that left at least 22 people dead, Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday dressed in white to pay tribute to those who were killed in the latest anti-government demonstrations. The peaceful demonstrations drew several hundred people, mostly singing or praying, as well as a large police presence. They began after at least 13 people were killed in one day this week. Nine were electrocuted as they tried to loot a bakery during chaotic anti-government protests […]

  • Taliban attack Afghan base; more than 100 dead or wounded

    The Taliban’s deadly raid Friday on a northern army base that killed or wounded more than 100 people was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN. Zabiullah Mujahid told CNN in an email Saturday that the attack was undertaken because pro-Afghan government forces killed two Taliban shadow governors in the northern provinces of Kunduz and Baghlan. The assault began as soldiers were observing Friday prayers at Camp Shaheen […]