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  • [FILE] The HSBC logo sits above the entry to one of their locations.

    HSBC fires six employees for making mock ISIS-style video

    NEW YORK — Who thought this was a good idea? HSBC is confirming that it has fired six employees who filmed a video in which five of them pretended to be members of ISIS “beheading” their other colleague who played the role of hostage. The video, which reportedly was posted on Instagram before it was taken down, was reported by the London tabloid The Sun. In the video, one of the men shouts “Allahu Akbar” — Arabic for “God is […]

  • Aaden Moreno, 7 months old, was nowhere to be found after his father jumped from a bridge in Middletown, Conn., on July 6, 2015. (Photo: FOX CT)

    Judge rejected restraining order against missing infant’s father, days before suicide attempt

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Police believe a 22-year-old man jumped off a bridge holding his infant son. The man lived, but police on Tuesday are still searching for the baby’s body in the Connecticut River. Firefighters pulled Tony Moreno from the water Sunday after he leaped off the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown, Conn. He was alert, authorities said. Moreno is in critical condition, according to Hartford Hospital, where he was taken. Authorities received a call at 11:45 p.m. from someone who said […]

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    Video shows FSU quarterback punching woman at a bar

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The moment captured on camera escalates quickly: In one frame, Florida State University quarterback De’Andre Johnson, 19, is seen arguing with a woman at a crowded bar. In the next frame, she raises a fist. He grabs her arm. She attempts to hit him. He punches her in the face. Although the surveillance video was released Monday, the incident took place June 24, inside Yianni’s nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida. On June 25, the head football coach at FSU, Jimbo […]

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    Canadian man arrested after ‘lifting off’ in lawn chair

    Daniel Boria says he was trying to get attention for his cleaning business when he tied more than 100 helium balloons to a lawn chair and soared through the sky over his city. But soon after he opened a parachute and jumped back on the ground, police in Calgary, Canada, arrested him Sunday, charging him with one count of mischief causing danger to life. A day later, the chair still hadn’t landed, Calgary Police Acting Inspector Kyle Grant said, according […]

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    Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

    The man accused of killing a San Francisco woman in what appeared to authorities to be a random shooting has told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that he did it, but that it was an accident. “Did you shoot Kate Steinle, the lady who was down at Pier 14?” the station’s reporter, Cornell Barnard, asked Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez in a jailhouse interview. “Yes,” he answered, according to a transcript of the interview posted on the station’s website. But he said the weapon […]

  • CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 06:  Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. attends Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Spike TV)

    Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight title

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has lost his welterweight world title after failing to meet a deadline to pay a US$200,000 “sanctioning” fee to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) for his “fight of the century” against Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather, who won the belt with a unanimous points victory against the Filipino fighter in Las Vegas in May, earned at least $180 million for the fight. The 38-year old American also failed to vacate his World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing […]

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    Bill Cosby said in 2005 that he got sedative to give women for sex

    Bill Cosby admitted under oath that he got a sort of sedative for the purpose of giving the drug to young women with whom he wanted to have sex, newly released documents show. The documents date back to 2005, and they stem from a lawsuit filed by one of the many women who have publicly accused the comedian of sexual assault. The records were made public Monday after The Associated Press went to court to compel their release. According to […]

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    Starbucks is hiking prices, again

    Your morning coffee may be getting a little more expensive. Starting Tuesday, Starbucks will charge 5 to 20 cents more for some of its drinks — mostly hot beverages — at the majority of its U.S. stores. The company did not specify exactly which drinks will be impacted because it charges different prices in different regions of the country. “For the majority of impacted beverages, such as Tall brewed coffee and Grande Latte, this is the first adjustment in [about] […]

  • Jerry Weintraub at the Screening Of "His Way" on March 30, 2011 in New York City. (Getty Images)

    Jerry Weintraub, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ producer, dies at 77

    Jerry Weintraub, the high-powered Hollywood mogul whose career included promoting Elvis Presley concerts, producing the “Ocean’s” movies and spinning larger-than-life tales, has died, according to his publicist. He was 77. Weintraub died in Santa Barbara of cardiac arrest, publicist Michelle Bega said. Among the friends mourning his death was former President George H.W. Bush, a longtime Weintraub pal. “Barbara and I mourn the passing of our close and wonderfully irrepressible friend, Jerry Weintraub,” he tweeted, calling him an “American original.” […]

  • A man was pulled from a chimney after a practical joke went awry. (Phoenix Fire Department)

    Practical joke ends with man stuck in chimney

    Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) — A 23-year-old man who got stuck in a chimney is recovering after firefighters used drills and a sledgehammer to free him. Two of the man’s friends said they had locked him out of the house as a practical joke just before 3 a.m. Sunday. What happened next was no laughing matter for the victim of the trick. The man decided the only way he was going to be able to get into the home was by […]

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