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Family Says They Were ‘Covered’ in Bedbug Bites After Transatlantic Flight

October 20, 2017 |

British Airways has apologized to a family who had little option but to let the bedbugs bite on a flight from Vancouver to London earlier this month. Heather Szilagyi—a former hotel worker who knows a bedbug when she sees one—says she discreetly alerted a flight attendant when she…
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A city reduced to rubble after years of brutal ISIS rule

October 19, 2017 |

It was here, at the main square in Raqqa, that ISIS militants unveiled their brutality to the world — they carried out public executions for offenses as minor as smoking and placed the heads of the dead on spikes.
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Man Sues After Airline Pours Sparkling Wine Not Champagne

October 19, 2017 |

If you think all bubbly booze is champagne, Daniel Macduff can set you straight. The Canadian has launched a class-action suit against Sunwing Airlines after he says he expected to be served champagne—which by definition must hail from the Champagne region of France—on his February flight to Cuba…
Newser

School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed for Obama

October 19, 2017 |

A school named after Jefferson Davis is getting a new name that the Confederate leader would almost certainly not approve of. Davis IB Elementary School in Jackson, Miss. is going to honor the nation’s first African-American president instead of the Confederacy’s president by renaming itself after Barack Obama, Newsweek reports….
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Man Dead After Toddler Given Gun, Told to Chase Him

October 18, 2017 |

Authorities say they have charged a man with murder after he gave a 3-year-old boy a gun and told him to chase the victim around the yard of a South Carolina home. Aiken County Sheriff’s Sgt. Stephen Shunn said witnesses told deputies that 24-year-old Timothy Johnson was shot in the…
Newser

Burger King goes after bullying in strange new ad

October 18, 2017 |

The burger chain has unleashed an advertisement that compares high school bullying to smashed hamburgers.
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TMZ

Gordon Hayward ‘Will Be Fine’ After Horrific Injury, Says His Dad

October 18, 2017 |

Don’t worry too much about Gordon Hayward … ’cause God’s got his back — so says his family. “Thanks to everyone for all the messages, prayers & love,” Hayward’s dad tweeted late Tuesday night … after his NBA superstar son snapped his ankle…

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Bull wrangled after running loose in New York City

October 18, 2017 |

New York City police went on an un-“bull”-lievable two-hour chase Tuesday after a bull escaped a slaughterhouse in Brooklyn and injured a child when it galloped into a park.
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What’s next for ISIS after the fall of Raqqa?

October 17, 2017 |

US-backed forces in Raqqa said Tuesday that major military operations against ISIS had ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins of the Syrian city.
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After ISIS, ‘Mosul can never be the same’

October 17, 2017 |

A few days ago, Mahmoud Saeed boarded a plane for a trip that is sure to be filled with trepidation.
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