Woman who claimed she tripped when she fatally stabbed husband has been arrested

A Florida woman who claimed that she tripped and accidentally stabbed her husband to death has been charged with second-degree murder in his death, police said. Rachel Fidanian, 38, of Lakeland, was arrested Wednesday after a three-month investigation into the death of her husband, Bryant Fidanian, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Officers responded to a 911 […]

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‘Start Here’: Michael, Aetna-CVS merger. What you need to know to start your day.

It’s Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Here’s what you need to start your day: 1. Extensive damage from Hurricane Michael Yesterday, Hurricane Michael made landfall in Panama City Beach, Florida, as a Category 4 storm, leaving a trail of destruction and killing at least two. ABC News Senior Meteorologist Rob Marciano tells us that it will be a long cleanup process […]

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Female bear with the ‘most fabulous flab’ wins fattest bear competition in Alaska

What some call “victor” others call “empress of lard.” The competition to crown the fattest bear in an Alaskan national park won legions of fans online but the real winner was the female brown bear named 409 Beadnose. She weighed in as the winner of this year’s online competition, where Facebook followers cast their votes in a March-Madness-style tournament that […]

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Woman faces corruption charges after allegedly spending $21M at Harrods

A woman is battling corruption charges in London after allegedly racking up $21 million at Harrods department store using 35 credit cards during a decades-long spending spree. Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of a jailed banker from Azerbaijan, is being asked to explain her “unexplained wealth” thanks to a new anti-corruption enforcement scheme designed to target organized crime figures and others […]

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Son of limo company owner charged with negligent homicide in horrific crash

The son of the owner of the limousine company involved in the deadly crash in upstate New York that left 20 dead has been arrested, according to state police and his lawyer. Interested in New York? Shahad Hussein, the owner of Prestige Limousine, the company that rented out the stretch limo that was involved in the Oct. 6 crash, is […]

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As manhunt for masked gunman continues, authorities increase reward to $16,000

The reward for the capture of a masked gunman who allegedly killed two people in Chicago is up to $16,000, authorities said. The city’s office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives added $5,000 to the reward for information about the suspect, the agency announced Saturday. The ATF portion of the reward is in addition to $10,000 and […]

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In Kavanaugh case, link between alcohol and sexual violence takes center stage

The allegations roiling Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination have shined a light on the association between sexual assault and alcohol consumption. One in four U.S. women and girls is a victim of sexual assault, including rape or attempted rape, during her lifetime, according to estimates in research by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Roughly half of […]

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US on verge of breaking its own record for kids who’ve died in hot cars within a year

The United States is on the verge of breaking its record for the number of children who’ve died in hot cars within one year, the National Safety Council warned on Tuesday. Forty-eight children have died in hot cars this year — one less than the all-time high of 49 deaths, set in 2010, the organization said. The National Safety Council […]

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