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  • Nickelodeon Universe, The Largest Indoor Theme Park In North America, Opens This Week

    (CNN) — All your favorite Nickelodeon characters are coming to New Jersey. Nickelodeon Universe, which at 8.5 acres will be the largest indoor theme park in North America, will open on October 25 at the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The park features more than 35 rides, roller coasters and attractions. Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob, Dora The Explorer and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be at the mall to meet. The roller coasters include one named the Shellraiser, […]

  • An Alabama 3-Year-Old Has Been Missing Nearly A Week. Police Hope A New Video Helps Lead Them To Her

    (CNN) — An Alabama 3-year-old has been missing for nearly a week and — though there have been moments of hope and anticipation — no arrests have been made and there is still no sign of the toddler. Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney vanished Saturday night from a birthday party in the Birmingham housing complex where her family lives. Birmingham Police released surveillance video Friday of two men seen outside the housing complex. Kamille and another 3-year-old child are also seen in the video, […]

  • Some defendants who pleaded not guilty in college admissions scandal may face more charges, official says

    (CNN) — Federal prosecutors are expected to file additional charges against some defendants who pleaded not guilty in connection to the college admissions scandal, a law enforcement official tells CNN. The additional charges, which are said to include bribery, could be filed as early as Tuesday, according to the official. The possibility of future charges may explain why three parents who initially pleaded not guilty agreed late last week to plead guilty. Douglas Hodge, Manuel Henriquez and Michelle Janavs have each […]

  • Kim Kardashian West Asks Texas Governor To ‘Do The Right Thing’ For Death Row Inmate

    (CNN) — Kim Kardashian West is joining the fight to save a Texas death row inmate set to be executed next month. The reality-star-turned-criminal-justice-reform-advocate questioned Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday about the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed. “PLEASE @GovAbbott How can you execute a man when since his trial, substantial evidence that would exonerate Rodney Reed has come forward and even implicates the other person of interest. I URGE YOU TO DO THE RIGHT THING,” she tweeted. Reed has spent […]

  • The ‘Joker’ Stairs Might Be New York’s Latest Tourist Attraction

    (CNN) — Are the “Joker” stairs the new “Rocky” stairs? Maybe. Fans of the “Joker,” which hit theaters earlier this month, are taking photos in front of those stairs. You know the ones. Joker, portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, dances down the stairs as Gary Glitter’s “Rock and Roll Part 2” plays in the background. The scene is done so well, it’s even become a widely used GIF. And it seems like those stairs, which connect Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street, are becoming a […]

  • Nancy Pelosi’s Brother And Former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro III Has Died

    (CNN) — Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor who led the city during the 1968 riots and brother of Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has died. “My husband Paul and our entire family are devastated by the loss of our patriarch, my beloved brother, Thomas D’Alesandro III,” Pelosi said Sunday in a statement released by her office. “Tommy was the finest public servant I have ever known.” The Baltimore Sun reported D’Alesandro, who served as Baltimore’s mayor from 1967 to 1971, […]

  • Three Soldiers Killed In Training Accident At Army Base In Georgia

    (CNN) — Three US soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division were killed and three others injured during a training accident at an Army base in Georgia early Sunday morning, according to the Army. The soldiers were in riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield when the accident happened. Three soldiers were pronounced dead on site and three others were taken to Winn Army Community Hospital for their injuries. “Today is a heartbreaking day for the 3rd […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence Marries Cooke Maroney At Luxurious Rhode Island Mansion

    (CNN) — Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney have officially tied the knot. The Oscar-winning actress’ publicist confirmed the marriage to CNN on Sunday. The wedding was held a day before at Belcourt of Newport, a luxurious mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, according to Christy Welder, a representative for the estate. Lawrence and her Manhattan art dealer hubby said their vows in front of 150 guests, including Amy Schumer, Emma Stone, Adele and Kris Jenner, according to People. The bride wore a Dior […]

  • Trump Reverses Course And Says His Florida Resort Won’t Be Used For G7 Summit

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Saturday night abruptly reversed course and announced next year’s G7 economic summit of world powers would not be held at Trump National in Doral, Florida, in a rare departure after facing bipartisan backlash. The President tweeted the major change just over 48 hours after the initial announcement: “We will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020. We will begin the search for another site, including the possibility of […]

  • Parts Of Downtown New Orleans Are Evacuated Ahead Of Cranes Demolition

    (CNN) — Areas of New Orleans around the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel were being evacuated Sunday as the city prepared to demolish two dangerous construction cranes. An evacuation order is “in effect for Hard Rock crane demo,” New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in a tweet Sunday morning. A notice from the city said, “Crane Demolition Scheduled for Sunday, Evacuation and Exclusion Zones Expanded.” Portions of the Hard Rock Hotel, which has been under construction at the edge of […]

  • Florida Authorities Bust Trafficking Ring Smuggling Thousands Of Native Turtles

    (CNN) — Two men have been charged for poaching thousands of Florida turtles and selling them illegally, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The “charges represent the state’s largest seizure of turtles in recent history,” the FWC said in a statement on Friday. More than 4,000 turtles comprising a range of native species were illegally captured and sold over six months, the commission said. The turtles were worth $200,000 on the black market. “The illegal trade of turtles […]

  • Demolition Of New Orleans Cranes Delayed Once More. Halloween Parade Is Back On

    (CNN) — The implosion of two cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, which partially collapsed during construction, has been delayed yet again — at least until Sunday, officials said. Saturday evening’s Krewe of Boo event downtown, the city’s official Halloween parade, had been canceled because of the expected demotion, but now it’s back on. “After consulting with the explosive experts, we have a shift in our timeline,” New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell told reporters Saturday, adding […]

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