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  • Authorities searching for Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot Trump

    (CNN) — Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who’s suspected of threatening to shoot President Donald Trump. Shawn Richard Christy, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, was last seen in Cumberland, Maryland, Sunday night driving a stolen vehicle, according to the authorities. The US Marshals Service is offering $20,000 for information leading to Christy’s arrest. Christy has been wanted on a June 19 federal warrant, accused of posting threats on Facebook against the President and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli. […]

  • Colorado man charged in deaths of pregnant wife, daughters

    (CNN) — A Colorado man was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the killings of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, according to court papers. Chris Watts is charged in the deaths of Shanann Watts, 34, and daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste. Watts also faces three counts of tampering with a body, and a count of first-degree unlawful termination of a pregnancy, according to court filings in Weld County. Officials were planning an afternoon news conference in the […]

  • Woman rescued 10 hours after falling off cruise ship in Adriatic Sea

    (CNN) — A British woman was saved by the Croatian Coast Guard after spending what she said was close to 10 hours treading water overnight in the Adriatic Sea after falling off a cruise ship. Kay Longstaff spoke to Croatian news outlet HRT shortly after arriving back on land. “I fell off the back of the Norwegian Star,” said the woman, who lives in Spain, according to her Twitter account. “I was in the water for 10 hours, so these […]

  • Woman killed in apparent alligator attack in South Carolina

    (CNN) — A woman was killed Monday morning in an apparent alligator attack on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said. Witnesses told investigators the woman was walking her dog near a lagoon in the coastal resort about 9:30 a.m. ET when she was attacked and pulled underwater by the animal, the BCSO said. Emergency responders found the woman’s body in the lagoon. Authorities identified her as Cassandra Cline, 45, of Hilton Head Island, the BCSO […]

  • Arizona teen struck by lightning says he’s waiting for his superhero ‘powers’

    EL MIRAGE, Ariz. — An Arizona teen said he is now waiting for some new “powers” after he survived being struck by lightning earlier this month. Josiah Wiedman and Javier Tapia were talking through a park near Phoenix on Aug. 9 when they were struck by lightning. The pain’s pretty much gone for Javier Tapia, but the worry and the fear are still there, according to KPHO. After all, potentially millions of volts of electricity went through him and his […]

  • New York Times: Asia Argento, #MeToo leader, paid sexual assault accuser

    (CNN) — Actress and filmmaker Asia Argento has found herself on the other side of the #MeToo conversation. The New York Times reported Sunday that months after publicly accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape, Argento made a deal with a young actor who accused her of sexual assault. Argento was among the first women to accuse now disgraced movie mogul Weinstein of sexual misconduct and has been a leading figure in the #MeToo movement. The New York Times says it has […]

  • Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

    (CNN) — The funeral for Aretha Franklin will be held August 31 in Detroit, according to the singer’s publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn. The service, for family and friends, will be held at 10 a.m. ET that day at Greater Grace Temple. Public viewings will be held August 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Quinn said. Franklin will be entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit. The legendary […]

  • PepsiCo is buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion

    NEW DELHI (CNNMoney) — Pepsi is buying one of the world’s top sparkling water brands. The drinks company announced Monday that it would take over SodaStream, the Israeli company that sells do-it-yourself seltzer makers, in a deal worth $3.2 billion. The move will boost Pepsi’s efforts to shift from its traditional soft drinks business into to offering healthier options. SodaStream’s products, marketed as a healthy alternative to sugary sodas, fit Pepsi’s goal of “making more nutritious products while limiting our […]

  • 3 major earthquakes strike near Fiji, Tonga and Indonesia

    (CNN) — A trio of intense earthquakes shook several islands in the South Pacific and Indonesia on Sunday, including two on the already battered island of Lombok. The most recent major quake was a 6.9 magnitude tremor centered just 4 kilometers south of Belanting, on the Indonesian island of Lombok. That island is still trying to recover from the devastating effects of an August 5 earthquake that killed more than 430 people. No casualties or damage were reported immediately after […]

  • At least 14 fans at Backstreet Boys concert hurt as storm rolls through

    (CNN) — At least 14 people were sent to the hospital Saturday after a storm knocked over concert entrance trusses at an Oklahoma outdoor concert venue hosting the Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees, a spokeswoman for the property owner said. The staff had begun evacuating fans in the venue after lightning was spotted, Kym Koch Thompson, a spokeswoman for WinStar World Casino and Resort, said. But about 150 people in line “did not heed staff’s warnings.” Thompson said the area […]

  • Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly

    (CNN) — Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung and colorectal cancers The lifetime risk of developing it is about 1 in 63 for men, and 1 in 65 for women. This year, about 55,440 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and the disease will kill about 44,330 people, according to the American Cancer Society. About 95 percent of people with pancreatic cancer die from it, experts say. It’s so […]

  • Relax, binge watchers. Netflix is not adding commercials

    (CNN Money) — Netflix is setting the record straight: It’s not adding commercials. It is testing out video promotions between episodes and movies. They can be skipped. The popular streaming service quietly started testing the videos this week. In response, some users wrote on Reddit that they saw a video between episodes but weren’t able to skip it. Others said they also got served with a video, but spotted a “skip” button. Many threatened to quit Netflix if the company […]