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  • Two arrested after nude photo shoot atop Egyptian pyramid – but not the pair who posed

    Egyptian authorities weren’t happy last week when a viral video seemed to show a couple getting busy atop the Great Pyramid of Giza. They’re still not happy this week, and they’re making arrests to express their continued displeasure. The Guardian and Egypt Today report that two people have been arrested by the country’s Interior Ministry, though it’s not photographer Andreas Hvid and the “friend” who apparently scaled the pyramid, stripped naked, and embraced while overlooking Cairo, videotaping and taking photos of themselves as they went. Instead, a camel […]

  • ‘Adulting Day’ at one high school teaches teens to cook, change a tire and pay bills

    SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. – What life skills will teens need to know when they get out into the real world? A high school in Kentucky was hoping to help answer that question when they held an “Adulting Day” this week. According to WAVE, seniors at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville were taught how to cook when they get to college, how to change a tire, and how to pay bills. “I think that the idea occurred to me, originally, I saw […]

  • Farm linked to romaine E. coli outbreak issues new recall for other produce

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. — A farm in California connected with a recall of lettuce earlier this year recalled other types of produce Thursday, due to possible E. coli contamination. In a press release from Adam Bros Farming, Inc., the company said it was voluntarily recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower, harvested from Nov. 27 through Nov. 30. The company stated the products did not test positive for E. coli, but were recalled “out of an abundance of […]

  • Cop dumps retired K-9 at animal shelter, is demoted to patrol duty

    The Police Department in Jackson, Miss., says its K-9 dogs are like “family”—so it was less than thrilled to discover that a retired police dog had been left at an animal shelter by his handler, who was meant to be looking after it. The department says officer Carl Ellis was demoted to patrol duty after they discovered that the retired dog, Ringo, had been surrendered to an animal shelter, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. Fortunately, Ringo, who had been “thought to be living […]

  • Bird scooters, bowling ball, wallet among odd items found during canal cleanup

    INDIANAPOLIS – The downtown canal in Indianapolis has been drained so that it can be cleaned of algae and other plant growth, and the process has recovered an odd assortment of items that somehow wound up in the waterway. The cleaning will be along the entire length of the concrete-lined canal through the west side of downtown. Crews will remove the sediment by using equipment and machinery, and debris will be removed for disposal. While cleaning the canal, Merrell Bros. Inc […]

  • Six people accused of pouring scalding water on 3-year-old as punishment

    NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey mother and five other adults were arrested for allegedly beating a 3-year-old boy and scalding him with hot water. The victim’s mother, Natacha Smith, 43, faces charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The others who lived with Smith in a shared house in Newark were arrested on the same charges. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office identified them as Patricia Gamarra, 62; Mary Buchan, 55; Patricia Buchan, 28; Bridget Buchan, […]

  • Royal couples reveal their 2018 Christmas cards

    William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have chosen an autumnal photo of their family sitting on a tree trunk for this year’s Christmas card, which was made public on Friday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family. The photograph, taken by Matt Porteous, shows The Duke and Duchess with their three children at Anmer Hall, and features on Their Royal Highnesses’ Christmas card this year. — Kensington […]

  • Videos shows Iowa State Trooper running from semi that hit patrol car

    JASPER COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa State Patrol has released dash cam video that shows a trooper running to get out of the way as a semi bears down on his parked patrol car. The incident happened on October 29th in Jasper County east of Des Moines. The trooper was conducting traffic on a state highway following a fatal rear-end accident that happened earlier that morning. The Iowa State Patrol says the lights on the trooper’s vehicle were activated and […]

  • Keith Richards has given up liquor: ‘It was interesting to play sober’

    Keith Richards and Jack Daniels are no longer one of rock music’s most famous pairings. The famously hard-partying Rolling Stone tells Rolling Stone that he has almost completely quit drinking and has given up hard liquor entirely. “It’s been about a year now,” says Richards, who turns 75 next week. “I pulled the plug on it. I got fed up with it.” He says he still has “a glass of wine occasionally, and a beer,” but with liquor, “it was time to […]

  • Inside the secret U.S. military mission that found the Titanic

    For years, the incredible discovery of the Titanic’s wreckage at the bottom of the ocean in 1985 was thought to have been a purely scientific effort. But that was a ruse. Speaking to CNN on Thursday about now-declassified events, Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic, said that the expedition was part of a secret U.S. military mission to recover two sunken nuclear submarines on the bottom of the ocean. “They did not want the world to know that, so I […]

  • Sandy Hook Elementary School evacuated over bomb threat on sixth anniversary of shooting

    NEWTON, Conn. – Newtown Police say a bomb threat caused Sandy Hook Elementary School to be evacuated. The children have been dismissed for the day. Thursday, there were a rash of bomb threats throughout the country, but police say they aren’t related, and that the threat was specific to the school. Police confirm that the children are safely off the property, and they are doing a sweep out of an abundance of caution. They do not believe it is a […]

  • Family will pay $100K for photographer to document their travels for a year

    A dream job is available for anyone who loves photography and travel. A wealthy family in the United Kingdom is looking for a photographer to travel the world with them and document their travels, according to Perfocal, a website that connects people in need of photographers. The job pays £80,000 (a little more than $100,000) per year and the family will also cover travel, food and accommodation expenses. The family is looking for a photographer who can work up to 10 hours per […]