• Auto dragged for miles by big rig truck

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    CAJON PASS After a sedan crashed into a big-rig Wednesday on the northbound 15 Freeway near Highway 138, the truck dragged the auto for a few miles - seemingly without noticing - and the whole thing was caught on cell-phone video . When Steimke pulled up alongside the auto, he discovered the Nissan's driver still in the driver's seat, waving frantically for someone to stop the truck.
  • Comedian Charlie Murphy Dead at 57 After Battling Leukemia

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    Charlie also co-wrote some of Eddie Murphy's movies, like Norbit and Vampire in Brooklyn. "Keep his family in your thoughts and in your prayers and keep a space for Charlie in you're heart". He also loaned his voice to animated TV series The Boondocks and popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas . Charlie was an active social media user and often posted inspirational quotes.
  • Bomb 'kills dozens' of evacuees in Syria

    Bomb 'kills dozens' of evacuees in Syria

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    At least 68 children were among those killed in the attack on Saturday. The evacuation, brokered by government ally Iran and rebel-backer Qatar, is set to see more than 30,000 people evacuated over 60 days. On Saturday, a bomber targeted the buses as they waited in the militant-held al-Rashidin district on the outskirts of Aleppo to cross into government-controlled territory.
  • Controversy over Wall Street's bull

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    On the eve of International Women's Day, Kristen Visbal's sculpture was placed on a traffic island near Wall Street to make a point, which is that there's a shortage of women on the boards of the largest USA corporations. Di Modica, however, says that the statue now placed opposite his is nothing but an advertisement. Through his lawyer, Norman Siegel , he is petitioning the two companies that commissioned the new sculpture from artist Kristen Visbal - financial services firm State ...
  • Mental health group gives warning over Netflix show 13 Reasons Why

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    I feel bad because I would have put my parents through this, I would have put my friends through this. And as hard as it is to watch, it should be hard to watch. Since the series was based on Hannah's reasons for killing herself, there is no need for the show to continue. There is nothing morbidly romantic or amusing about suicide.
  • Guitarist J. Geils dies in Massachusetts home, founder of J. Geils Band

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    Geils Band . Geils attended college in MA before he formed the J. Geils Blues Band with Danny Klein , Magic Dick Salwitz, Stephen Jo Bladd , and Peter Wolf in 1970. Those songs were included on the band's hit album Freeze Frame , which sat at the top of the album chart in 1983 for four weeks. Both live albums - "Live" Full House and " Blow Your Face Out " - are considered timeless rock-blues classics that captured the band at the height of their craziest.
  • Bill that would allow teachers to carry guns moves forward

    Bill that would allow teachers to carry guns moves forward

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    A related bill (SB 1040) is pending in the Senate Rules Committee . "For the safety of all in our schools, only trained security officers/school police/staff member (in the absence of a security officer) should carry firearms", he said. Tarte said the penalty in his bill wouldn't be considered a moving violation, and therefore wouldn't cause higher insurance rates for drivers caught hogging the left lane.
  • Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner arrested in bullet-riddled auto

    Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner arrested in bullet-riddled auto

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    More trouble for boxing star Adrien Broner. who was arrested in Kentucky early Thursday morning after Covington PD officers pulled over his white SUV, which had several bullet holes in it. Police located a crime scene in the area of the original shots fired call. Ten 9mm shell casings were recovered. Broner's criminal history also includes charges of robbery (2010 and 2007), aggravated robbery (2007), felonious assault (2007), gun charges (2007 and 2008), domestic violence (2008), ...
  • Time reveals its 100 most influential people for 2017

    Time reveals its 100 most influential people for 2017

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    The year 2016 was when all the seeds he planted bore glorious fruit, and here's the best part: he's just getting started. This year, the Tony-winning musical theatre mogul espoused actor and activist Riz Ahmed . Riz Ahmed has made Time's 100 Most Influential People list and landed one of the issue's coveted celebratory covers. Former President Barack Obama has been listed the most at 11 times , followed closely by Hillary Clinton (10).
  • Kris Jenner slams Caitlyn's book: 'Everything is made up'

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    Kris and Kendall Jenner "seemed so happy" to brush off the drama and put it behind them as they hit the hotspots together on April 19. One Twitter fan said that Caitlyn Jenner doesn't deserve all the attention she gets. 'So it doesn't make sense'. Caitlyn , who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner before transitioning into a woman in 2015, is gearing up to release her debut tome The Secrets of My Life later this month.