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Listen to Cheap Trick’s new cover of Harry Nilsson’s “Ambush”

Listen to Cheap Trick’s new cover of Harry Nilsson’s “Ambush”

Credit: David McClisterCheap Trick has contributed a song to a new album paying tribute to late singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson, best known for such hits as “Everybody’s Talkin'” and “Without You.” This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 2 will be released on June 21, and it includes the power-pop legends’ rendition of a…

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Michigan police officer appears to punch 16-year-old girl during arrest, bodycam footage shows

Michigan police officer appears to punch 16-year-old girl during arrest, bodycam footage shows

Lansing Police Department(LANSING, Mich.) — A Michigan police department has released body camera footage that appears to show an officer striking a 16-year-old runaway they were apprehending to return to a youth center.Officers from the Lansing Police Department were called on Friday morning after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from a resident asking police…

Miami Beach woman arrested for stomping on sea turtle nest

Miami Beach woman arrested for stomping on sea turtle nest

Miami-Dade County Department Of Corrections(MIAMI) — A Miami Beach woman was arrested on Saturday for jabbing at and stomping on a sea turtle nest. Yaqun Lu, 41, crossed into an area of the beach that was cordoned off by wooden stakes and tape to protect the nest and began digging at it with one of…

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A Texas police officer died after suffering a medical emergency, falling and seriously injuring his head Friday. The news, released Saturday afternoon, was a shocking turn from what authorities initially said was suspected to be a fatal shooting of a uniformed officer.Sgt. Keith Shepherd, of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, was found dead…

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Dads have never been so valued, or under so much pressure, experts say

Dads have never been so valued, or under so much pressure, experts say

Courtesy Warren Flood(DETROIT) — For Warren Flood, having his son, Malcolm, changed the course of his life.Prior to becoming a dad, Flood, who is 43, worked in consulting and described the business model as “trading hours for dollars.” “My friends told me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You have all the time in the world. They’re…

Dad to receive kidney from daughter he adopted 27 years ago

Dad to receive kidney from daughter he adopted 27 years ago

Courtesy DeLauren McKnight(DURHAM, N.C.) — A woman from North Carolina has given the gift of life to the man who adopted her when she was an infant.DeLauren McKnight chose to donate her kidney to her dad, Billy Houze, after tests revealed she was a match for the procedure.”She told me, ‘Daddy, you thought you were…

Thousands of US cities and counties in federal opioid lawsuit file for class status

Thousands of US cities and counties in federal opioid lawsuit file for class status

iStock/WoodysPhotos(NEW YORK) — Thousands of U.S. counties, cities and villages filed for class action status in a massive, multi-district litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies on Friday. New York’s Albany County and New Jersey’s Bergen County, as well as Atlanta, Georgia; Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Phoenix are just a handful of the approximately 1,800…

Rabies in humans comes from bats most of the time, not dogs

Rabies in humans comes from bats most of the time, not dogs

iStock/CreativeNature_nl(NEW YORK) — When you think about rabies, you might consider dogs or raccoons to be the first ones to pass the viral disease, but according to a new report, you’re more likely to get it from bats. Rabies is a deadly virus that, up until 1960, had been spread mainly through domesticated animals like…