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    Vet fired after allegedly shooting cat with arrow, posting picture to Facebook

    (CNN) — Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat. Dr. Kristen Lindsey allegedly shot an arrow into the back of an orange tabby’s head and posted a proud photo this week on Facebook of herself smiling, as she dangled its limp body by the arrow’s shaft. Lindsey added a comment, CNN affiliate KBTX reported. “My first bow […]

  • Southwest Airlines

    Passenger kicked off flight for jabbing fellow flier with pen

    (CNN) — Passengers, keep your pens to yourself. A woman was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight Thursday after allegedly jabbing another passenger in the arm with a pen. The passenger “was removed from the flight for poking her seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring,” Southwest said in a statement. But it’s unclear whether snoring was the root cause of the incident. “I was right beside him the whole time. Didn’t hear snoring,” the victim’s friend Michael Sutton […]

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    Panama City Beach gang rape: ‘Spring break as we know it is over’

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida (CNN) — Authorities in Panama City Beach, in the spotlight after video of an alleged gang rape went viral, say it’s not the first video of its kind they’ve seen, and they are sick of it. While the video is “one of the most disgusting, repulsive, sickening things that I’ve seen this year on Panama City Beach,” it’s not an isolated incident, Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen said. Hundreds watched gang rape during spring break “This […]

  • Aaron Hernandez Court Appearance

    Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life in prison

    (CNN/AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first-degree murder and soon after was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, a jury decided Wednesday. Hernandez stood impassively as the court officer announced the sentence, hours after a jury handed down its verdict. He was on trial for the shooting death of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found in a Massachusetts industrial park in June 2013. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez’s […]

  • U.S. Capitol Police have converged Wednesday, April 15, 2015 on a manned aircraft that has landed on the west front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Police have taken the pilot into custody. (CNN)

    Florida mailman taken into custody after landing aircraft on US Capitol lawn [VIDEO]

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — U.S. Capitol Police converged Wednesday on a small manned aircraft that has landed on the west front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Police have taken the pilot into custody. “The U.S. Capitol Police is investigating a gyro copter with a single occupant that has landed on the grassy area of the West Lawn of t‎he U.S. Capitol. The U.S. Capitol Police continues to investigate with one person detained and temporary street closures in the immediate […]

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    America’s first set of all-girl quintuplets born in Texas hospital

    (CNN) — It’s been a busy few weeks for multiples. The first set of female quintuplets in the United States was born in Houston on April 8, and the parents are blogging about their unique experience. Danielle Busby delivered all five girls at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas via C-section at 28 weeks and two days, according to CNN affiliate KPRC. Parents Danielle and Adam and big sister Blayke are now a family of eight. The babies are named Ava […]

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    Disturbing dashcam video shows officer intentionally running over suspect

    WARNING: Some people may find the video disturbing, discretion is advised. MARANA, Calif. (CNN) — Police in Arizona said Tuesday that an officer who intentionally used his car last month to run into a suspect with a rifle probably saved the man’s life. The man’s lawyer strongly disagrees. Video of the incident has stirred debate about what type of force police should have used to detain a man with a gun. “Everything in the video seems to point towards an […]

  • Target will offer 10% off of its gift cards on Black Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

    Gap and Target among 13 stores probed over ‘on call shifts’

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — New York’s attorney general is investigating several major retailers, including the Gap, Target and Sears, on how they schedule their hourly wage workers. The office of attorney general Eric Schneiderman sent letters last week to 13 retail chains asking for information about their so-called “on call shifts,” where employees are given very little advance notice on what hours they will be working. Workers find out if they are scheduled for work just hours or the night […]

  • London Protest Against The  Kidnapping Of More Than 200 Nigerian Girls

    One year later: Nigeria and the world mourn missing schoolgirls taken by Boko Haram

    (CNN) — One year after it was perpetrated, the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls by a jihadist group in Nigeria remains a crime almost too horrifying to comprehend: Hundreds of teenage girls, just finishing school, destined perhaps for significant achievement — kidnapped, never to be seen again. “This crime has rightly caused outrage both in Nigeria and across the world,” the country’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, said Tuesday in marking the anniversary. “Today is a time to reflect on the pain […]

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    Percy Sledge, singer of classic soulful ballad ‘When a Man Loves a Woman,’ dies

    (CNN) — Legendary R&B singer Percy Sledge has died at the age of 73, CNN has confirmed. The crooner, best known for his classic song “When a Man Loves a Woman,” passed away Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The cause of death was not immediately available. “Woman” was a massive hit, topping the charts in 1966 and appearing on numerous movie soundtracks. It was later famously covered by Michael Bolton. In 1987, the single was reissued and made the […]

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