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Fox News misidentifies Patti LaBelle as Aretha Franklin

Fox News misidentifies Patti LaBelle as Aretha Franklin

Fox News published a segment commemorating the life of Aretha Franklin — with one glaring blunder.The 11-minute segment featured clips and photos from Franklin’s illustrious career, but the mistake came 3 minutes and 24 seconds in when they featured ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Sassy parrot tells London firefighters trying to rescue her to ‘f— off’

Sassy parrot tells London firefighters trying to rescue her to ‘f— off’

The first sign Jessie the parrot had a mind of her own came last week when she escaped her London home — on the appropriately named Cuckoo Hall Lane — and flew onto a neighbor’s roof. There she stayed, refusing to budge for three days.Jessie’s owner ...
Published: 08/15/18
Provo woman pokes fun at Mormon culture with card game

Provo woman pokes fun at Mormon culture with card game

A Provo woman has developed a card game that pokes fun at unique Mormon culture in a similar mold as the intentionally offensive party game Cards Against Humanity
Published: 08/13/18
India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm
Published: 08/10/18
Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot
Published: 08/10/18
Michigan infant died after parents refused to get help for religious reasons, police say

Michigan infant died after parents refused to get help for religious reasons, police say

In video sermons, the man railed against vaccines, "bad medicine" and doctors whom he deemed to be "priesthoods of the medical cult."And he explained why he refused to vaccinate his children, saying: "It didn’t seem smart to me that you would be savi...
Published: 08/08/18

Ex-student sues district over reaction to 'Netflix n' Chill'

A high school graduate is suing a South Dakota school district and two officials, accusing them of sexual discrimination over an article she wrote for a school newspaper in which she said she likes to "Netflix n' Chill."
Published: 08/08/18
Woman tells police she’s a ‘clean, thoroughbred, white girl’ during DUI arrest

Woman tells police she’s a ‘clean, thoroughbred, white girl’ during DUI arrest

A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers they shouldn’t arrest her because she’s a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl," police said. Her eyes glassy and bloodshot, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was slurring her words a...
Published: 08/08/18
Yes, you can fail a drug test by eating a poppy seed bagel, as a Maryland mother learned

Yes, you can fail a drug test by eating a poppy seed bagel, as a Maryland mother learned

It sounds like a flimsy excuse. But poppy seeds really can make you fail a drug test, both peer-reviewed scientific studies and unofficial experiments conducted by journalists have found. Because they’re derived from opium poppies, they sometimes con...
Published: 08/08/18
Two elderly men went missing. They were found at the world’s biggest heavy metal festival.

Two elderly men went missing. They were found at the world’s biggest heavy metal festival.

Hordes of headbangers amassed in Germany for the world’s largest heavy metal festival - among them, two elderly men who apparently left their retirement home to rock out, police said.Authorities said the pair went missing from their retirement home i...
Published: 08/06/18