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    Former Ferguson cop Darren Wilson opens up about his life in seclusion

    (CNN) — Darren Wilson may have been legally vindicated in killing Michael Brown, but in many ways, he doesn’t live like a free man. Few people know where he lives with his wife and baby daughter. The 29-year-old former Ferguson police officer hasn’t been able to land a new police job, and is haunted by death threats stemming from Brown’s shooting almost exactly one year ago. Those are among the latest revelations about Wilson’s life as detailed in a profile […]

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    Tent collapses with 250 inside at New Hampshire fairgrounds

    (CNN) — Two spectators were killed and more than a dozen injured Monday when a circus tent collapsed in New Hampshire, the state fire marshal said. The Walker Brothers Circus was performing a show in Lancaster when severe weather hit, Fire Marshal William Degnan said. About 100 people were inside the tent when it came down around 5:30 p.m., Degnan said. Officials didn’t release the names of the deceased, only describing them as a “young man and a young girl.” […]

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    3-year-old Fla. girl kidnapped over a year ago found alive; mother arrested

    PALATKA, Fla. — A 3-year-old girl reportedly kidnapped by her mother last May was found safe on Monday after police received a tip following the airing of CNN’s “The Hunt” on Sunday night. Lilly Abigail Baumann was found safe at a home in the Palatka area, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. The girl’s mother, Megan Everett, is charged with kidnapping and interference with custody. The girl, who was reported kidnapped in May 2014, was featured on John Walsh’s show “The […]

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    ‘Mass’ removed from Jimmy Carter’s liver during surgery

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter had a “small mass” removed from his liver during surgery Monday, his office said. The surgery at Emory University Hospital “proceeded without issues, and the prognosis is excellent for a full recovery,” according to a statement from the Carter Center, the Atlanta nonprofit the former president opened after leaving the White House. Carter, 90, is the second-oldest living president but has led an active post-presidency, recently releasing a new autobiography, “A Full Life,” […]

  • Tremaine Wilbourn- Suspect Wanted for the Murder of Officer Bolton (Courtesy: Memphis PD)

    Memphis Police Officer is dead, authorities searching for shooter

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WHNT) -Memphis Police are on the lookout for Termaine Wilbourn. He’s the man suspected of murdering Police Officer Sean Bolton, 33, during a traffic stop. The incident happened around 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Officer Sean Bolton saw an illegally parked car on the streets of Memphis, pulled up in front of it and shone his spotlight. When he approached the vehicle, a passenger confronted him. A struggle ensued, and the passenger shot Bolton multiple times, authorities said. The car […]

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    Hitchhiking robot that toured Canada, Europe gets ‘beheaded’ in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — This is why we can’t have nice hitchhiking robots. HitchBOT, the cheerful hitchhiking robot that had made cross-country trips across Canada, the Netherlands and Germany, had intended to travel across the United States as well. Instead, it survived all of 300 miles on the mean streets of the U.S.A. Two weeks after beginning its U.S. trip in Boston, the robot was vandalized in Philadelphia, the team overseeing the robot said in a statement. “HitchBOT’s trip came to an end […]

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    Debris found on island is from same type of aircraft as MH370, Malaysia says

    (CNN) — A piece of wreckage that washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777 — the same type of aircraft as MH370, which vanished last year, Malaysian authorities said Sunday. France and the United States identified the flaperon as one from that particular type of Boeing, Malaysia’s transportation ministry said. A flaperon is part of an aircraft’s wing that helps control its speed and banking angle. Experts will determine whether the debris, which […]

  • The Kraft Heinz Company voluntarily recalls select varieties of Kraft Singles products due to potential choking hazard. The recall applies to 3-lb. and 4-lb. sizes of Kraft Singles American and White American pasteurized prepared cheese product with a Best When Used By Date of 29 DEC 15 through 04 JAN 16, followed by the Manufacturing Code S54 or S55.

    Kraft recalls 36,000 cases of cheese over possible choking hazard

    (CNN) — Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard. The recall includes certain 3- and 4-pound packages of American and white American slices, Kraft said. Those affected have a “best when used by” date between December 29, 2015, and January 4, 2016, followed by the manufacturing code “S54″ or “S55.” “A thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has […]

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    Firefighter dies battling California wildfire

    (CNN) – A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire in far northern California’s Modoc National Forest, near Adin. Rescuers found his body Friday morning after searching for him through the night, the Forest Service said. Ruhl, survived by a wife and two children, had been on temporary assignment in the […]

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    Dangerously Close: 2 airplanes came within 100 feet of a drone

    (CNN) – Two airplanes flying near one of the nation’s busiest airports each came within 100 feet of a drone on Friday, according to audio from each flight’s radio calls. The first, JetBlue Flight 1843, reported spotting a drone at 2:24 p.m. while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. In the audio recording, the cockpit says that the drone passed just below the planes nose when the jet was flying at an altitude of about […]

  • 1 firefighter dies as thousands battle California wildfires

      (CNN) — A firefighter battling a wildfire in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire near Adin, California. Rescuers searched for him overnight, and found his body Friday, the Forest Service said. Ruhl had been on temporary assignment in the area since June. The Frog Fire, which consumed at least 800 acres since Thursday, is […]

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    Lynn Anderson, ‘Rose Garden’ singer, dies at 67

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNN) — Lynn Anderson, whose version of the song “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden” was one of the biggest country hits of the 1970s, has died. She was 67. Anderson died Thursday of a heart attack at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after being admitted for pneumonia, publicist Mark Logsdon told CNN. Anderson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1947, and grew up in Sacramento, California. Born to the music business — both her parents […]

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