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A California hospital has been fined $86,000 after a towel was left inside of a patient’s stomach during surgery. According to KTRK, the patient was treated at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California. Following the operation, the patient said that he felt like he was dying. According to a report released by the Department …

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America’s first female Muslim judge has been found dead in the Hudson River. The New York Police Department’s Harbor Unit responded to a report of a body floating by the shore in Upper Manhattan. Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, 65, was pronounced dead by paramedics shortly after 2 p.m., reports The New York Times. Abdus-Salaam, an associate …

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A teenager was told she couldn’t participate in a high school basketball game because she wouldn’t take off her hijab. Je’Nan Hayes, a student at Watkins Mill in Maryland, was supposed to play on her basketball team during its appearance in regional playoffs but was not allowed to because of the hijab, according to the …

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A 75-year-old Oregon man died peacefully at his home after his ex-wife told him that President Donald Trump had been impeached. Michael Garland Elliot passed away on April 6, the New York Daily News reported. He was surrounded by friends, neighbors and caregivers. According to his obituary, a woman identified as Teresa Elliott lied to …

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A Michigan mother is pleading for families to speak to their kids about the dangers of internet bullying after her 11-year-old son died in hospital following an attempt to take his own life. Katrina Goss said her son, Tysen Benz, chose to end his own life on March 14 after a social media prank. Tysen …

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  Off-duty police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, walked out of their security posts at a WNBA game when they noticed that some of the players were wearing Black Lives Matter t-shirts. The players reportedly wore shirts at the Lynx game that called for change following the deaths of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling. The shirts …

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  A Massachusetts lawmaker wants to make sure people in her state are not able to use their EBT card to purchase recreational marijuana. Massachusetts residents voted in November 2016 to legalize marijuana for recreational use. And with the law being so new, lawmakers have not fully worked out how to regulate it. One issue …

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  When a 3-year-old boy told his parents that a stranger was talking to him at night, they were confused and concerned. After investigating, the parents were shocked by what they discovered. Sarah and Jay became worried when their son told them that he was taking to a man in his room every night. They …

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  A sheriff in rural Georgia put up a sign to greet motorists entering the county that has been sparking conversation both in the small town and online. Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley recently added a second part to the county’s welcome sign, which lets people entering the community know exactly where they stand politically. …

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  A Chicago-area mother is outraged after her son’s school denied his choice to sit for the Pledge of Allegiance. Shemar Cooper, 15, says he decided to sit down for the Pledge of Allegiance during his Spanish class at Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, Illinois. When his teacher told him he had to stand …

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Your old VHS tapes could be worth as much as $9,999. One report by Your Nation News alleged that a Beauty and the Beast VHS tape was sold on eBay for $9,999. It explained the increase in prices by pointing to editing changes made in subsequent releases of popular films, leading collectors to desire the …

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  A group of boys jumping on a trampoline suddenly stopped and stood still, and the reason why prompted one of the boys’ mother to snap a photo and share the special moment on Facebook. Tania Duenas Sweeney, who lives on Rammstein Air Base in Germany with her family, took to Facebook to share the …

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  A New York state legislator has introduced a bill which would curtail the use of food stamps for items such as steak, lobster, and candy bars. Republican Sen. Patty Ritchie introduced the bill on Feb. 17 that would block beneficiaries of the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from using their benefits to purchase …

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  A Texas mother has spoken out against a new bill that, if passed, would prohibit women in Texas from suing their doctors for “wrongful birth.” On March 8, 1969, Dortha Biggs gave birth to her daughter, Lesli. Two weeks into her pregnancy, Dortha came down with rubella, although it was never diagnosed. She recovered, …

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  A man’s Facebook post about his wife’s habit of “co-sleeping” with their young children has gone viral and ignited a contentious discussion on social media. On April 2, the Love What Matters Facebook page uploaded an image taken by David Brinkley. The photo shows his wife lying in bed with their two children, one …

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  When doctors approached Mr. Wang, a father to-be, he thought that they were going to take him to meet his new child. Turns out, they were taking him to the operating table. A man designated only as Mr. Wang was mistaken by doctors for a patient waiting for a hemorrhoid operation, according to The …

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  A baby boy is turning heads because of his bouffant hair. According to Daily Mail, Junior Cox-Noon was born weighing about 10 pounds. At 9 weeks old, little Junior had so much hair that he was nicknamed “Baby Bear.” “He came out with loads of hair,” Junior’s mother, Chelsea Noon, said. “I didn’t realize …

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  A Florida woman working as an Uber driver foiled her boyfriend’s plot to cheat on her when she transported a woman from the airport to her boyfriend’s building’s front door. According to Daily Mail, the betrayed woman who only identifies herself as “Bree,” tweeted the details of her March 27 story soon after dropping …

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  A waitress is faced major backlash after sharing a photo of herself with former president George W. Bush and his wife Laura along with a caption some have called “insensitive” and “stupid.” Leisa Smith tweeted a photo of herself with George W. Bush and the former first lady after she served them at the …

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  A transgender woman’s sudden death saddened her his friends. As did the discovery that she he was buried as a man at the funeral. NewNowNex reports 32-year-old Jennifer Gable was actually born as Geoffrey Gable but had been living her his life as a woman in the years before his death. She He worked as a customer service coordinator for …

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  One couple never expected a wedding gift they opened nine years later would help save their marriage. Love What Matters reports the gift Kathy Grunn and her husband received from Kathy’s aunt could only be opened after they had their first argument. The couple assumed Kathy’s aunt, who had been married to her husband for …

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