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Florida cops seek driver they say purposely ran over beloved tortoise at elementary school

Surveillance video shows a driver purposely running over a gopher tortoise. Authorities are searching for the driver.  (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office) Authorities in Florida said they are working to identify the driver of a “light blue or silver” sedan who was seen on video purposely running over a beloved tortoise outside an elementary school near Tampa. Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies ...

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Missing Ohio hiker found alive on flank of Mount St. Helens

Rescuers found Matthew B. Matheny, 40, of Warren, Ohio, on a flank of Mount St. Helens in the Cascade Mountains of Washington state, nearly one week after he set out on a day hike and failed to return, authorities said Wednesday. (Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office) COUGAR, Wash. –  An Ohio man has been found alive on a flank of Mount ...

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Meghan Markle's dad Thomas is starting a clothing line for men, half-sister says

Meghan Markle’s half-sister, Samantha, revealed on Twitter that their father, Thomas Markle, is creating a men’s clothing line.  (Mega/Reuters) Meghan Markle’s dad is working on a clothing line. The Duchess of Sussex’s half-sister, Samantha Grant, revealed on Twitter that their father, Thomas Markle, is working on a clothing line for men. “So excited about my father’s new #clothing line for ...

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Iowa governor's husband recovering from emergency appendectomy

Kevin Reynolds and Gov. Kim Reynolds are seen in an undated photo, taken while Kim Reynolds was Iowa’s lieutenant governor.  (Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs) The husband of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was back home Tuesday after undergoing an emergency appendectomy around 4 a.m., the governor said. Kevin Reynolds, known as the state’s “First Gentleman,” was admitted to a hospital ...

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Bruno Mars announces new special guests for '24K Magic' tour after Cardi B drops out

Bruno Mars announced new special guests for his ’24K Magic’ tour on Tuesday after Cardi B dropped out.  (Reuters) Bruno Mars is ready to hit the road again! The 32-year-old “That’s What I Like” crooner announced that Ciara, Boys II Men, Charlie Wilson and Ella Mai will be joining him on the North American leg of his upcoming 24K Magic World Tour this fall. The news ...

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McDonald’s testing French Toast McGriddles in Minnesota, which come with both bacon AND sausage

A chef for McDonald’s said it’s “everything you love about breakfast in one sandwich.”  (McDonald’s) Moving forward with an idea that most meat lovers have only dreamed of, but perhaps only hesitated to try because of a nagging cardiologist, the folks at McDonald’s are introducing a new McGriddle sandwich with bacon, sausage, cheese and egg, all stuffed between two slices ...

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Car collides into barriers outside Houses of Parliament, pedestrians injured, British police say

A silver car collided into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, British authorities said.  (Sky News) British authorities on Tuesday swarmed the scene outside the Houses of Parliament after a car slammed into pedestrains and protective barriers. The male driver has been detained and police are investigating. It is unclear how many people were injured. Ewalina Ochab, a ...

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