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    Bull Escapes New York Slaughterhouse

    (CNN) — A bull that escaped a slaughterhouse before running through the streets of New York on Tuesday morning later died, authorities said. The bull eluded officers for more than an hour as it trotted through Jamaica, Queens, according to police Detective Ahmed Nasser. It eventually was captured after being hit by several tranquilizer darts. The chase ended in a neighborhood backyard more than two miles from the slaughterhouse. The bull reportedly died in transit to the Brooklyn Animal Care […]

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    Acupuncture Shows Promise In Migraine Treatment, Study Says

    (CNN) — When most people get a headache, a simple over-the-counter pain reliever and a few moments of quiet can usually do the trick. But for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating migraines, the pain can be so intense that relief may seem out of reach. Faced with a growing demand for solutions, researchers, drug companies and medical providers have sought out new treatment options. A widening class of medications, devices and alternative therapies is presenting those who suffer from […]

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    You Can Now Transfer Money Internationally Through Facebook

    LONDON — Forget about likes and shares. You can now transfer money internationally through Facebook. The money transfer startup TransferWise has launched a new chatbot that enables Facebook users to move funds abroad using the social platform’s Messenger service. The bot can be used to move money between the U.S., Canada, Australia and the European Union. It will also notify users via an alert when their regularly used currencies hit favorable rates. Facebook users were previously able to transfer money […]

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    Sitting Might Not Be So Bad For You After All

    Sitting has been branded the “new smoking” for its supposed public health risks, especially for people with sit-down office jobs. Over the past 15 years or so sitting has been linked with cancer, heart disease and diabetes and even depression. This has led to a surge in media stories on the risks of sitting, even for people who do a lot of exercise. Then there’s the rise in the popularity of standing desks to encourage people to get off their […]

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    Trump Picks Gen. H.R. McMaster As New National Security Adviser

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump has announced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as the new national security adviser, and Gen. Keith Kellogg remains the National Security Council chief of staff. The President made the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago resort. McMaster was named after retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn turned down the appointment on Friday (Feb. 17).

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    Suspect In Kim Jong Nam’s Death Thought It Was A Prank, Police Say

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) — A woman arrested in the killing of the North Korean leader’s half brother thought she was participating in a television prank show when she squirted liquid in his face, Indonesian police said. Suspect Siti Aishah is one of four people arrested in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Police believe the victim was sprayed with poison as he waited to board a flight Monday at Kuala […]

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    Police Search For Suspect In Deaths Of Indiana Teens Who Vanished On Hike

    DELPHI, Ind. (CNN) — Investigators have identified a suspect in the deaths of two teens who went missing during a hike, Indiana State Police said Sunday (Feb. 19). The bodies of Liberty “Libby” German, 14, and Abigail “Abby” Williams, 13, were found Tuesday (Feb. 14) in the woods about 70 miles northwest of Indianapolis, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said. Police on Wednesday (Feb. 15) released a photo of a man seen near Delphi Historic Trail around the time the […]

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    Why UPS Trucks (Almost) Never Turn Left

    NEW YORK (CNN) — UPS trucks almost never take left-hand turns. By favoring right-hand turns at all times — unless a left is unavoidable — the carrier saves millions of gallons of fuel each year, and avoids emissions equivalent to over 20,000 passenger cars. The practice started decades ago, before computers and GPS, and is now managed by a software that conjures the most efficient route for each truck. What’s wrong with turning left? Left-hand turns are generally considered unsafe […]

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    64-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Twins

    No, this isn’t ripped from the headlines of the National Enquirer. According to a hospital in Spain, a woman really did give birth to twins at the age of 64. According to a news release from Hospital Recoletas Burgos, a hospital in Burgos, Spain, the sextagenarian gave birth via C-section to a boy and a girl, and all three patients are in perfect health. The woman, who is being identified by her initials, had undergone IVF treatment in the United […]

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    Business Owners Stand By Decision To Fire Workers Who Participated In ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

    DENVER – Jim Serowski said his employees told him they planned to skip work on Thursday to participate in “A Day Without Immigrants,” the nationwide day of protest. Serowski, founder of JVS Masonry in Commerce City, Colorado, said his message to them was clear and unwavering: “If you’re going to stand up for what you believe in you have to be willing to pay the price.” As promised, when his foreman and some 30 brick layers failed to show up […]

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    Trump Gets What He Wants In Florida: Campaign-Level Adulation

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (CNN) — President Donald Trump, after a month of arduous and, at times, turbulent governing, got what he came for Saturday (Feb. 18) during a dusk rally here: Campaign-level adulation. Trump, who just months ago finished campaigning for the office he now holds, was both selling what his administration has done in its first 30 days and trying to change the subject after a chaotic month. The President was forced to fire his national security adviser, struggled to […]

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    Raccoon Stuck On Garbage Truck Reminds Us, ‘Hang In There’

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — It’s a real-life motivational poster for Friday (Feb. 17). A normal morning drive into Washington, D.C. turned into a cute moment when a commuter saw a raccoon holding on to the back of a garbage truck in Arlington, Virginia. After seeing the raccoon in the Rosslyn neighborhood, Politico reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich alerted truck driver. He immediately began working to figure out exactly what to do with the ride-sharing critter. This raccoon is having a rough morning-just […]