South Carolina man bitten by rattlesnake that fell from tree while he was kayaking

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. – A South Carolina man is in critical condition after he was bitten three times by a rattlesnake that fell onto him while he was kayaking, according to WHNS. Michael Adams was kayaking on the Edisto River with his family on Saturday when the snake dropped from the tree above him and bit him three times on the hand. Adams’ family captured the snake and traveled to a nearby landing where they called 911, WCSC reports. “Medic […]

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Two men arrested after $90M worth of liquid meth found in semi-truck

LINDEN, N.C. — Two men were arrested after more than $90 million worth of liquid methamphetamine was found in a semi-truck in North Carolina. WTVD reported that the truck was being driven by 49-year-old Raul Topete Arreola and 48-year-old Aquileo Perez Pineda. Each has been charged with three counts of trafficking meth. There was a total of 120 gallons of liquid meth in the tank, which would be converted into 454 kilograms of crystal meth with an estimated street value of $91 […]

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New Jersey officer delivers baby deer by emergency C-section

WARREN COUNTY, New Jersey — A New Jersey police officer saved a fawn by performing an emergency cesarean section on the baby deer’s mother after she was hit by a car. Robert Lagonera, a Washington Township animal control officer, says he got a call early Friday morning that a deer had been struck and killed. The doe was pregnant with twins, and though one of the fawns died in the accident, another was still moving inside of the mother. “When […]

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Facebook CEO’s testimony will be live streamed

Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his testimony in the European Parliament Tuesday live streamed, after pressure from senior European officials. The Facebook CEO originally agreed to meet a handful of senior European lawmakers behind closed doors. Parliament officials said the public would only find out about what was said in the meeting from a press conference by the European Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani following the session. But the decision not to make the meeting public was widely criticized, among others […]

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Grandma’s accidental selfie video leads to internet fame

PHOENIX, Ariz. – A Phoenix grandmother became an internet sensation after she experienced some user-error on her new smartphone, according to KPHO. Adrienne Gutowski was gifted a smartphone from her granddaughter on Tuesday, but she quickly became convinced that it was more of an annoyance than advantageous. “Apryl! Why did my phone turn into a mirror?” Grandma Adrienne said as she accidentally recorded her reaction. “I’m looking at my face and, oh my, look at all these wrinkles! You’ve got to […]

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She found an abandoned baby. 20 years later, he found her

An enduring mystery in Azita Milanian’s life was solved Wednesday when she was reunited with 20-year-old Matthew Whitaker, reports the Los Angeles Times. Two decades ago, Milanian went for a jog in the foothills of Altadena, Calif., with her dogs when one of the dogs started scratching at the dirt. Milanian walked over to the dog and saw something that took her breath away: two tiny feet sticking out from a shallow grave. Milanian started to dig and found a 7-pound, […]

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