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Ailing mom who killed severely disabled daughter found dead before prison term

Bonnie Liltz was sentenced in 2016 after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her adult daughter.  (Schaumburg Police Department) A suburban Chicago mother who administered a fatal dose of medication to her severely disabled daughter in 2015 has been found dead of an apparent suicide, authorities said Sunday. Bonnie Liltz was sentenced in 2016 after pleading guilty ...

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Bali volcano: Lava pools up in crater, ‘will certainly spill over to the slopes’

Nov. 27, 2017: Clouds of ashes rise from the Mount Agung volcano erupting in Karangasem, Indonesia.  (AP) Indonesian authorities on Monday expanded the established danger zone around an erupting volcano that is hurling ash 9,800 feet into the atmosphere and whose explosions could be heard over seven miles away. Experts said lava is welling up in the crater, sometimes reflected ...

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Bali volcano: Danger zone is expanded, 100K told to flee

A view of the Mount Agung volcano erupting at sunrise in Karangasem, Bali island, Indonesia, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. A volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted for the second time in a week on Saturday, disrupting international flights even as authorities said the island remains safe.  (The Associated Press) The Indonesian disaster agency on Monday called on ...

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Kristin Cavallari posts tribute to her brother on the second anniversary of his death

Kristin Cavallari  (Reuters) Kristin Cavallari is keeping up an emotional tradition by posting about her brother on the second anniversary of his death. Just days after Thanksgiving, the star took to Instagram with a black and white photo of her and her brother, Michael Cavallari, when they were children. “This past week has been hard- it’s the 2nd anniversary of ...

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Bali volcano erupts, dusting villages with ash and disrupting flights

A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali erupted several times over the weekend, emitting thick plumes of smoke that covered nearby resorts and villages with ash and prompted airport closures and flight cancellations that left thousands of tourists stranded. Mount Agung’s cone lit up in orange when it erupted once Saturday evening and three more times early Sunday, the ...

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Black Friday sets online sales record; shoppers spend up to $1M per minute

With consumer confidence at its highest point in 17 years, shoppers spent billions online over Thanksgiving and Black Friday.  (The Associated Press) Buoyed by robust economic indicators, holiday shoppers smashed all-time online sales records on Thanksgiving and Black Friday by more than $1 billion, reports said. Deal-hungry customers spent as much as $1 million per minute on the Internet at ...

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