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World's oldest person Nabi Tajima dies at 117

World's oldest person Nabi Tajima dies at 117

The new world's oldest person is another resident of Japan, Chiyo Miyako.
British woman found guilty for posting 'racist' Snap Dogg lyrics

British woman found guilty for posting 'racist' Snap Dogg lyrics

Chelsea Russell had quoted from Snap Dogg's "I'm Trippin" on her Instagram.
Zoo visitors pelted kangaroo to death because it wouldn’t hop

Zoo visitors pelted kangaroo to death because it wouldn’t hop

A kangaroo was killed by visitors to a Chinese zoo who pelted the marsupial with stones because it wouldn’t hop.
Temporary injunction bans sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

Temporary injunction bans sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

The family of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has obtained a temporary injunction that halts sales of a Barbie doll in Kahlo’s likeness.
Delta passenger throws coffee, attacks air marshal during flight

Delta passenger throws coffee, attacks air marshal during flight

A Delta passenger toppled a drink cart as she raced down the plane’s aisle before leaping on the back of an air marshal.
North Korea to halt nuclear tests ahead of summit with Trump

North Korea to halt nuclear tests ahead of summit with Trump

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
FAA issues emergency engine inspections after Southwest explosion

FAA issues emergency engine inspections after Southwest explosion

The passenger seated near a woman almost sucked out the window of a Southwest plane immediately latched onto her belt loops.
Laura Ingraham’s ex-assistant suing for pregnancy discrimination

Laura Ingraham’s ex-assistant suing for pregnancy discrimination

Karolina Wilson alleges TV host Laura Ingraham turned cold after she announced she was pregnant with her first child in March 2017
Southwest passenger tried to pull doomed woman in by belt loops

Southwest passenger tried to pull doomed woman in by belt loops

The passenger seated near a woman almost sucked out the window of a Southwest plane immediately latched onto her belt loops.
‘Exploding ants’ discovered in Southeast Asia

‘Exploding ants’ discovered in Southeast Asia

A new species of previously unknown ants that apparently "explode" was recently discovered in Southeast Asia.
Trump was livid with Flynn for making Putin wait for return call

Trump was livid with Flynn for making Putin wait for return call

Trump was furious with Michael Flynn for failing to inform him that Putin was the first to congratulate him following his inauguration.
FBI offers $1M for info on journalist missing in Syria

FBI offers $1M for info on journalist missing in Syria

Austin Tice has been missing since August 2012, and a video weeks later showed he had been captured.
Raul Castro lays out next 13 years of Cuban power

Raul Castro lays out next 13 years of Cuban power

Miguel Diaz-Canel has taken over as president and is expected to become leader of the Communist Party after Castro.
Autism doctor Hans Asperger helped kill kids for Nazis

Autism doctor Hans Asperger helped kill kids for Nazis

Hans Asperger, the pioneering autism research doctor, was a Nazi collaborator who helped screen mentally disabled children for death.
Undocumented immigrants cannot enlist in the military

Undocumented immigrants cannot enlist in the military

Q: Can an undocumented person join the military?
Justice Department to give Congress Comey memos

Justice Department to give Congress Comey memos

The Department of Justice is expected to soon release memos written by fired FBI Director James Comey to members of congress.
Philly police commissioner apologizes for Starbucks response

Philly police commissioner apologizes for Starbucks response

The Philadelphia police commissioner apologized to the two black men arrested for doing nothing other than sitting inside a Starbucks.
Miguel Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

Miguel Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

He said Cuba was prepared to negotiate with the United States but unwilling to cede to any of Washington's demands for internal change.
Man with HIV gets life for intentionally infecting four others

Man with HIV gets life for intentionally infecting four others

A 27-year-old British man who intentionally infected others with HIV after meeting them on Grindr was sentenced to life.
UK wants to  outlaw plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

UK wants to outlaw plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is proposing a law in England that would ban plastic straws in an effort to save the oceans and reduce waste.