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5 rappers removed from Rolling Loud festival lineup at NYPD’s request

5 rappers removed from Rolling Loud festival lineup at NYPD’s request

iStock(NEW YORK) — Due to “public safety concerns,” several artists slated to perform at this weekend’s Rolling Loud Festival in New York City were removed from the lineup.In a letter to festival organizers, the New York Police Department said that “there will be a higher risk of violence” if Casanova, Don Q, Pop Smoke, Sheff…Read more »

California officials update wildfire containment, evacuation maps

California officials update wildfire containment, evacuation maps

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Several California wildfires are still wreaking havoc as firefighters continue to battle the blazes Saturday. The Saddleridge fire in Los Angeles County, the largest of the latest California wildfires, encompasses 7,552 acres and is only 19% contained as of 7:30 a.m. PST. The Saddleridge fire evacuation map, according to Cal Fire, showed…Read more »

Authorities investigating New Hampshire church shooting: Governor

Authorities investigating New Hampshire church shooting: Governor

iStock/Thinkstock(PELHAM, N.H.) — Wedding guests tackled a gunman after he allegedly opened fire in a Pelham, New Hampshire, church on Saturday morning and shot two people, the local police chief said.”They basically gang-tackled him” and held him until police arrived, Pelham Police Chief Joseph Roark told reporters.The suspect later was identified as Dale Halloway, 37.…Read more »

2 feet of snow slams the Dakotas, California fires rage on

2 feet of snow slams the Dakotas, California fires rage on

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — A Red Flag Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. for Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Santa Ana winds are making it difficult for firefighters to contain the raging wildfires in California. Any new or existing fires are likely to spread and with wind gusts up to 20 mph and…Read more »

Goat breaks down door of family home, takes nap in bathroom

Goat breaks down door of family home, takes nap in bathroom

iStock/Igor Vershinsky(ASHLAND, Wisconsin) — A goat who escaped from an Ohio farm ended up breaking into a family home and taking a nap in the bathroom. The goat, named “Big Boy”, went missing from a local farm in Ohio before he ended up a few miles away inside the Keathley residence in Ashland County’s Sullivan…Read more »