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Ohio Teenage Girl Dies From Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba After Visit to Whitewater Center

Ohio Teenage Girl Dies From Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba After Visit to Whitewater Center

An Ohio teenager died Sunday after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba after visiting the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte. The infection is a “warm water-loving amoeba found around the world, often in warm or hot freshwater (lakes, rivers, and hot springs),” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The amoeba can travel up the nose and into …

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#RIPChristina: ‘Voice’ Singer Christina Grimmie Dies After Shooting at Orlando Concert

#RIPChristina: 'Voice' Singer Christina Grimmie Dies After Shooting at Orlando Concert

Singer Christina Grimmie, who gained fame as a contestant on television singing contest ‘The Voice’, died after being shot at a concert in Orlando on Friday, police said on social media. Grimmie was signing autographs with band members of ‘Before You Exit’, with whom she performed earlier, when a gunman approached and opened fire before her brother tackled him at …

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Independence, Missouri Cop Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Pushing and Tasing Teen into Coma

Independence, Missouri Cop Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Pushing and Tasing Teen into Coma

It started off as a routine traffic stop on a high school student in a residential neighborhood in Missouri with the cop getting angry that the teen was asking questions, so he tasered him for 20 seconds, sending the 17-year-old into cardiac arrest. Independence police officer Timothy Runnels then yanked the boy out of the car, handcuffing him before picking …

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Man Shot Outside White House Told US Secret Service He Came to ‘Shoot People’

Man Shot Outside White House Told US Secret Service He Came to 'Shoot People'

Court documents indicate a Pennsylvania man who was shot after rushing a White House security gate last month was armed and told police, “I came here to shoot people.” Federal prosecutors on Friday charged 31-year-old Jesse Olivieri of Ashland, Pennsylvania, in connection with the May 20 incident. Bill Miller, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, …

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