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  • ‘Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls’: Jewelry store criticized for controversial billboard

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Owners of a North Carolina jewelry store are apologizing for a controversial billboard that some people believe encourages domestic violence, WLOS reports. The billboard reads, “Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls…” .@SpicerGreene is this supposed to be humorous because you think violence against women is funny? do better. be better. #notbuyingit pic.twitter.com/gtc5HpIqp2 — kim kelley (@mskimkelley) March 23, 2017 The owners of Spicer Green Jewelers in Asheville took to Facebook Thursday afternoon to issue an […]

  • Senate votes to kill internet privacy protections

    By Meg Wagner Consumer rights vs. company rights The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to repeal a set of internet privacy rules that would have barred providers from selling off their customers’ web histories without their permission. The rules — which were passed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in October but had not yet gone into effect — would have required internet service providers, such as Comcast and Verizon, to inform their customers if they collected data from web […]

  • Double amputee veteran becomes New York area police officer, but is no stranger to being a hero

    NEW YORK — Six years and two months after he lost both legs in combat in Afghanistan, Matias Ferreira has not only become one of the world’s first double amputee police officers, he’s done so in a major way. He was elected president of his police academy class that graduated Friday afternoon, after having been selected to be a platoon leader for the Suffolk County Police Academy class, one of the largest ever, and that’s just a small part of […]

  • Robots expected to take 38 percent of U.S. jobs by the 2030’s

    By Ese Olumhense Treasury secretary ‘optimistic’ about job security Increasing automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are not threats to the American workforce, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in an early morning interview on Friday with the news website Axios. “It’s not even on our radar screen,” Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and hedge fund manager said, adding that machines would not pose any challenge to jobs for another “50 to 100” years. “I’m not worried at all,” he added. Mnuchin’s […]

  • Mother, 8-year-old daughter killed in separate accidents minutes apart

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A mother and her daughter died in separate car accidents along an Alabama highway Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. Investigators say the woman, identified as 39-year-old Julia Yates Patterson, died when the Ford Explorer she was driving collided head-on with a Dodge Ram truck. The fatal crash happened on Highway 117 around 3:00 p.m., according to WHNT. Two people riding in the truck were hurt in the incident and taken to the hospital. HEARTBREAKING: Mother, young daughter […]

  • Texas woman confesses to lying about 3 men kidnapping, gang-raping her

    DENISON, Texas – An 18-year-old Texas woman’s claim that she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted was all a hoax, police say. Breana Harmon Talbott ignited a sense of fear and outrage in the Denison community, as well as on social media, after she said three black men in ski masks were responsible for kidnapping her, taking her into the woods, and raping her. The investigation began when police received a call on the evening of March 8 from a man […]

  • Supreme Court overturns Gorsuch ruling against student with disabilities

    By Meg Wagner Suing for the cost of private school While U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch answered questions about his judicial career during his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, the justices whose ranks he hopes to join unanimously struck down a prior decision of his against a student with autism. All eight Supreme Court justices sided with a special-needs Colorado student Wednesday in the case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. Endrew’s parents sued his public school for the […]

  • Everything coming and going on Netflix in April

    Everything from Schindler’s List to A Nightmare on Elm Street to Gremlins arrives on Netflix in April. It’s also the last month you can catch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Princess Bride. ARRIVING April 1 A Weekend with the Family (2016) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Across the Universe (2007) An American Tail (1986) An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999) Boy Bye (2016) Born To Be Free (2016) […]

  • Missing Chicago teen found safe after family says she was sexually assaulted on Facebook Live

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police chief spokesman has confirmed a missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe after her family says she was sexually assaulted on Facebook Live. Anthony Guglielmi tweeted the update, saying the teen was found by the 10th district officers and is now with her mother — and detectives are conducting interviews. Family members and friends who reported she was missing say they saw the 15-year-old on a video being sexually assaulted by several boys. “I just […]

  • 19-year-old wins $500,000 on scratch-off ticket, gives it to his parents

    LANSING, Mich. —  A 19-year-old Michigan man won $500,000 on a lottery scratch-off and decided to give most of it to his parents. The teenager, who asked to remain anonymous, is going to invest around $5,000 for himself, according to the Michigan Lottery. The rest, he says, is going to his parents for their years of support. “I’m going to keep about $5,000 for myself to invest and I’m going to give the rest to my parents,” he said. “My […]