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  • Coffee recalled for undeclared Viagra-like ingredient

    (CNN) — A Texas-based coffee company voluntarily recalled coffee containing an ingredient similar to what’s in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, the US Food and Drug Administration announced. After an FDA laboratory confirmed the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil in the grounds, Bestherbs Coffee LLC recalled all New Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee. Desmethyl carbodenafil is similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction, according to the FDA. The undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates […]

  • Princes William and Harry recall their last words with Princess Diana

    (CNN) — Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris. In a new documentary set to release on Monday by ITV in Great Britain and HBO in the United States, Prince Harry recalls how quickly he got off the phone with his mother. The two brothers were at Balmoral Castle in Scotland when […]

  • Officer’s wife uses old police uniforms to make bears for traumatized children

    KALKASKA, Mi. – The wife of a Michigan police officer is using retired police uniforms to help children who are dealing with traumatic situations. “It just kinda popped in my head, ‘well why don’t we make teddy bears for children that need a little extra something special.'” Eva Grey has been snipping and stitching to make these bears. “I actually use almost all of the uniform.” She uses the retired pants for the teddy bear bodies, the retired shirts for […]

  • New Jersey raises smoking age to 21

    (CNN) — New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19. We “are giving young people more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place,” Christie said in a statement. “My mother died from the […]

  • Firefighters revive unresponsive dog using pet oxygen mask

      BAKERSFIELD, Ca. – A California dog got a new leash on life after being pulled from a burning house and revived by firefighters. Jack was unresponsive after firefighters pulled him out of the Bakersfield home. They used a special animal mask to deliver oxygen to him. After a few harrowing moments, Jack awakened and became responsive. Officials say the dog did suffer respiratory injuries, but received additional oxygen therapy and is doing well. Later on, Jack received a special […]

  • New bodycams start recording with the draw of a gun

    Police body camera footage can be instrumental when investigating officer-involved shootings. But what happens when an officer does not activate his body camera? A major manufacturer of body cameras is taking steps to address that scenario. Axon, formerly known as Taser International, plans to release new body cameras in late September that start recording automatically the moment a gun leaves its holster. The Axon Signal Sidearm Holster is a device that will “alert all Axon cameras within a 30-foot radius” […]

  • 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

    (CNN) — More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking “referrals” at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a “busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. Busy night for HPD at Chance the Rapper concert. 50 Underage Drinking referrals. 90+ Ambulance transports to regional hospitals. pic.twitter.com/Pe3KtlWbb4 — D/C Foley […]

  • President Trump tweets about pardon powers, says ‘why think of that’

    While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 22, 2017 WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump mentioned his presidential pardoning powers and condemned intelligence leaks in a string of tweets Saturday morning, a day after The Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about the Trump campaign in meetings with the Russian ambassador […]

  • Actor John Heard dies at age 72

    (CNN) — Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movies, has died, the Santa Clara County, California, medical examiner’s office said. The medical examiner’s office said the actor was 71, but other reports list his age as 72. He died Friday. While his role as Peter McCallister endeared him to generations of moviegoers in a singular way, Heard had a versatile and prolific career on stage as well as in movies and television. Heard […]

  • Teens may now face charges after recording, taunting drowning Florida man

    COCOA, Fla.– A Florida police chief said he will recommend criminal charges be filed against five teenagers who taunted a drowning man while recording his death from afar. Stressing that the state attorney will ultimately decide whether to file charges, Cocoa Police Chief Michael Cantaloupe told CNN on Friday afternoon that he will recommend the teens be prosecuted under a statute that requires the reporting of a death to a medical examiner. The chief’s statement was a shift. In previous […]

  • White House press secretary resigns

    (CNN) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to three White House officials. Spicer’s resignation came after New York financier and former Trump campaign fundraiser Anthony Scaramucci accepted the position as White House communications director. A White House official and top GOP adviser said President Donald Trump asked Spicer to stay on, but he resigned. The resignation caps off one of the most tumultuous tenures for a White House press secretary, one that saw Spicer repeatedly […]

  • Florida teens who recorded drowning man will not be charged in his death

    COCOA, FL – A group of Florida teens who taunted a drowning man while filming his death from afar will not be criminally charged, according to police. In the more than two-minute long video, the five teen boys — who are between the ages of 14 and 16 — can be heard laughing as the man struggles to stay afloat, police say, in a pond near his family’s Cocoa, Florida, home. WARNING: Portions of the video are disturbing; viewer discretion […]