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  • Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks found dead at 37

    Austin Eubanks, one of the survivors of the 1999 Columbine shooting in Colorado, was found dead at his home early Saturday, according to Routt County, Colorado, Coroner Robert Ryg. Eubanks was found dead during a welfare check after he didn’t answer his phone, Ryg said. Eubanks was 37. No foul play is suspected, and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday, Ryg said. Eubanks struggled with opioid addiction after the shooting and later became a public speaker discussing the issues of substance […]

  • Standoff over venue threatens to derail Trump visit to Ireland; publicly embassy says ‘no standoff’

    DUBLIN — A standoff is heating up between advance teams from the Irish and US governments over a potential presidential visit next month to the Emerald Isle. President Donald Trump is expected to travel to Ireland for two nights during his visit to Great Britain and France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. An Irish government source with knowledge of ongoing discussions told CNN that the White House is insisting the Irish prime minister, or taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, come […]

  • Billionaire tells Morehouse 2019 graduates he’s paying off their student loans

    ATLANTA — Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student-loan debt for the historically black college’s graduating class. “My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans,” he told the newly minted graduates in Atlanta. The announcement — in which Smith urged the graduates to follow his lead in paying it forward — was met with a standing ovation […]

  • Teacher accused of slapping student in class

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFTS) — A middle school teacher in Hillsborough County is accused of slapping one of her students in class. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Giunta Middle School on South Falkenburg Road in Riverview after a 13-year-old male student reported that his teacher, 63-year-old Sheila Vakili slapped him during class. Deputies later interviewed the student and his classmates regarding the alleged incident. Deputies were told the student made a profane comment during class. […]

  • DJ Khaled gave a touching tribute to Nipsey Hussle in ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance

    NEW YORK — DJ Khaled had one last message for the “Saturday Night Live” audience before the show’s season finale wrapped up. “Long live Nipsey Hussle,” the songwriter and producer said. “The marathon continues.” Khaled, sporting a Nipsey Hussle shirt, took the stage with John legend to perform the song “Higher” in tribute to the slain rapper. The song’s music video was the last to feature Nipsey and was released earlier this week. The track is featured on Khaled’s recently […]

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger got kicked in the back while he was in South Africa

    Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday during his visit to South Africa. The 71-year-old actor and former California governor was in the country for Arnold Classic Africa, a multi-sport event held in Johannesburg each May. A video shows Schwarzenegger on the sidelines filming a rope-skipping competition on a phone. As he turns back around to hand the phone over, a man runs from behind and jump-kicks Schwarzenegger in the back. Security quickly grabbed the man and took him away. A few […]

  • GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment

    WASHINGTON – Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed “impeachable conduct” and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. Amash’s comments recommending Congress pursue obstruction of justice charges against Trump were the first instance of a sitting Republican in Congress calling for Trump’s impeachment. Amash is a rare GOP critic of Trump and previously said Trump’s conduct in pressuring then-FBI Director James Comey could merit impeachment. In a Twitter thread […]

  • Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

    Comedian Sammy Shore, father of fellow comedian Pauly Shore and co-founder of one of the most iconic venues in all of comedy, has died at the age of 92, according his son’s verified Twitter account. “Dad, you lived an amazing life and I’m so proud to say that you are my father. When you’re in heaven I’ll be killing the crowds night after night and carrying on your legacy,” Pauly Shore tweeted Saturday. Shore said his father died of natural […]

  • Times Square billboard catches fire

    NEW YORK — An electronic billboard is on fire in New York’s Times Square, the city’s fire department said. Firefighters on the scene said the blaze has not extended to the building connected to the billboard, a FDNY spokesperson said. No injuries have been reported. The billboard is affixed to the 3 Times Square building, also known as the Thomson Reuters building.

  • 2 women accused of having sex with dog while communicating with inmate in jail

    NORFOLK, VA (WTKR) — Two Norfolk women are accused of having sex with a dog while communicating with an inmate in two city jails. 34-year-old Jermaine Gaye was arrested on January 31 for a hit-and-run. News 3 told you how Gaye stands accused of hitting a police car before driving off at a high rate of speed. They said he eventually crashed, and two people were hospitalized as a result. While being held in the Norfolk Jail, court documents state […]

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