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122 charges laid in porn bust

  A co-ordinated investigation into child pornography in Ontario resulted in charges against 35 people across the province, police announced yesterday. Two child victims, one in the province, the other outside Canada, were “rescued,” police said, although they refused to provide...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 2:29pm

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Full unedited video shows South Carolina officer shooting,killing Walter Scott

New agencies have obtained the full, raw, unedited graphic video showing Charlston police officer Michael Thomas Slager shooting unarmed Walter Scott on April 4, 2015. The video was taken by an anonymous bystander. The full clip is just over three minutes long. RELATED: South Carolina cop...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:13pm

VIDEO: Watch a burrito transform into Suffolk's mascot 'Rammy'

Ever wonder what a "burrito ram" would look like? How about a "ram burrito"? Probably not. Anyway, here it is, thanks to 18-year-old Robert Heap, a Suffolk University student who made a video that shows him turning a Boloco vegetable burrito into his school's mascot,...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:21pm

'Trainwreck' shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana theater leaves three dead

An amazing story of heroism has emerged out of a deadly shooting inside a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater, where a lone gunman killed two, injured nine and then took his own life, police said. The Amy Schumer comedy "Trainwreck" was just starting Thursday night when the shooter,...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:26pm

Dating in the city: The NYC neighborhoods with the most singles

  Via Trulia Valentine's Day is just two days away and the hunt to find a date continues. It's a known fact that women outnumber men in the power centers of the Northeast: New York, Boston and Washington D.C. Real estate website Trulia backs up the facts. In New York City, women...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:10pm

U.K. approves vaping to quit smoking, says it's 95 percent safer

Vaping enthusiasts worldwide are cheering a decision by British regulators granting alicense to an e-cigarette – as a prescription to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. The Guardian reported that "Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:30pm

Miami police officer under investigation related to porn star past

An eight-year veteran Miami police officer is under investigation related to her past as a porn star. Sabine Raymonvil, 30, who admitted to appearing in pornographic films before becoming a police officer, appeared in graphic films with a convicted rapist, New York Daily News reports....

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:35pm

Science says: ghosts aren't real

Hey skeptics, you may have a point. Science has finally disputed the existence of ghosts, or human spirits lingering within the universe after the physical body dies.On his BBC Radio 4 program, “The Infinite Monkey Cage,” physicist Brian Cox explained that there is not enough...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 3:16pm

Trump aide cites 'massacre' that never occurred to defend immigrant ban

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) - A Trump administration aide corrected herself on Friday after being widely criticized for referencing a 2011 "Bowling Green massacre" in Kentucky that never occurred to...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:19pm

Colleges fear long-term effects of Trump's immigration orders

It didn't take long after President Donald Trump announced a temporary ban on certain immigrants that universities across the country began speaking out.In a letter titled, “We Are All Harvard,” university president Drew Faust announced that the school was now looking to hire its first Muslim...

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 3:14pm

Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy but Conway grabs fashion headlines

By Jill Serjeant (Reuters) - New U.S. first lady Melania Trump channeled style icon Jacqueline Kennedy on Friday but the Inauguration Day fashion headlines were stolen by a military-style coat worn by one of her...

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:35pm

6 video games to look forward to in 2017

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'Awarded as the best game of Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016, the latest in the deathless Nintendo franchise promises to quell the fans' nostalgia with an open world full of dungeons and puzzles. It is compatible with Wii U and Nintendo Switch. No exact...

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:27pm

New York City crime fell to historic low in 2016

By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crime in New York City fell to a historic low last year, the police said on Wednesday in a report showing that the largest U.S. city avoided the spike in murders that has battered other major American cities,...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:43pm

Actress Carrie Fisher suffers medical emergency on London-to-L.A. flight

By Steve Gorman and Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood actress and writer Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" movies, suffered a cardiac...

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 5:05pm

Roman statue stolen 3 decades ago will be returned to Italy

After more than 30 years, the Torlonia Peplophoros is going home.The marble Roman statue of a headless woman wearing a body-length garment called a peplos, or peplum, was stolen along with 14 other items from the Villa Torlonia in Rome on Nov. 11, 1983.The statue was imported to the U.S. by the...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:33pm

New York asks U.S. government for $35 million in Trump security costs

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City asked the U.S. government for up to $35 million to cover security costs for protecting President-elect Donald Trump in his home atop a Manhattan skyscraper, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. Trump,...

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:23pm

Man steals bucket full of gold flakes worth $1.6M from armored truck

He went for the gold.Police released several clips of surveillance video Tuesday that show a man walk down West 48th Street, spot an unattended bucket perched at the edge of the back of a truck, quickly scope the area and then make off with it.The entire incident took place in the space of about 20...

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:09am

Adriana Lima gets fighting fit for Victoria's Secret show

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With a hook and an upper cut, Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima has found boxing is a great way to get fighting fit for the annual lingerie fashion show. "The Victoria's Secret fashion show gets bigger, and more and more countries are...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 2:59am

'Exhausted' Kanye West hospitalized, cancels tour after bizarre rants

By Jill Serjeant (Reuters) - Rapper Kanye West was hospitalized on Monday and reported to be suffering from exhaustion hours after he abruptly canceled the remainder of his tour following a week of no-shows, curtailed concerts and rants about politics...

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:39pm

Bolaris' Weather Watch: Say it ain't snow!

As the song says, "What a difference a day makes, Twenty-four little hours." A shocking change slammed us about 36 hours ago. The first true Arctic blast of the season collided with an unseasonably warm air mass on Saturday and it sent folks scrambling for theirwinter gear as temperatures in many...

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 3:30pm