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Florida Middle School Sparks Outrage Among Parents After PTSA Offers ‘Front of the Lunch Line’ Pass for $100

A Florida middle school will not be moving forward with an initial offer to let kids skip to the front of the lunch line — for a fee. Parents of students at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland received a Parent-Teacher-Student Association sponsorship form sent out to raise money for the school, with one line item promising “last name or...

Teen bitten by shark while swimming in South Carolina

A 13-year-old North Carolina boy suffered a shark bite on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island last week, the Island Packet reports. Linton Suttle was swimming Thursday near Sea Pines Beach Club when he felt a sharp pain in his foot, he told the newspaper. “I thought maybe it was a seashell, but as I turned around to look I saw a...

Charlottesville mayor blames Trump for white supremacist violence

The Charlottesville mayor on Sunday blamed the heated rhetoric of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for emboldening white supremacists who caused an explosion of violence during rallies in the Virginia city. “Look at the campaign he ran. Look at the intentional courting, both on the one hand all of these white supremacist, white nationalist groups like that, anti-Semitic groups, and then...

Trump to focus on trade, military amid intense Charlottesville criticism

As he continued to face intense criticism for his tepid reaction to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia, President Trump said he’d be spending Monday tackling the trade deficit and focusing on the military. “Heading to Washington this morning. Much work to do. Focus on trade and military,” Trump wrote. “The Obstructionist Democrats have given us (or not...

Snapchat Videos Lead Police to Arrest a Man Who Allegedly Raped His Stepgranddaughter

Ohio police arrested 77-year-old James Allen this week after obtaining two Snapchat videos that allegedly showed him sexually assaulting his stepgranddaughter, NBC News reports. He’s been charged with rape. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office told NBC they’d been to Allen’s house earlier that day to perform a welfare check and, though they found a 20-year-old female intoxicated, believed everything appeared...

North Korea sets mid-August deadline for attacking Guam

The North Korean military is “awaiting orders” to unleash four missiles at military bases near Guam — because officials believe President Trump is too “bereft of reason” for negotiations, the country’s state-run media reported Wedneday. “The U.S. president at a links again let out a load of nonsense about ‘fire and fury’ failing to grasp the on-going grave situation,”...

‘No f–king cops:’ Gym bans police and military from working out

The owner of a gym in Atlanta is coming under fire after posting an obscene sign outside his business that states in part: “No f—— cops.” The sign, which has since been removed, appeared outside of EAV Barbell Club on the east side of Atlanta, according to 11Alive. The full sign said: “Rules: Do whatever the hell you want, correctly,...

Veteran accused of pouring acid on dogs, gouging their eyes out

A U.S. Navy veteran in California has been accused of soaking two dogs with acid and gouging their eyes out. David Herbert, 36, was arrested Wednesday in Oceanside after authorities executed a search warrant of his home, Fox 5 San Diego reported. Herbert is a disabled veteran who was honorably discharged from the Navy after six years of service, police said....

Babysitters from hell put infant in fridge for Snapchat, get arrested

Two young babysitters from Massachusetts face charges after they allegedly posted a Snapchat of them putting a baby in a refrigerator. The juvenile girls, whose names were not released, were babysitting the infant Monday at a Danvers home when they filmed the video, news station NECN reported. In the footage, the girls are seen putting the baby in the fridge, closing...

US embassy workers in Cuba hit with ‘acoustic attack’: officials

State Department workers stationed at the US embassy in Cuba were victims of a silent “acoustic attack” — in which sonic weapons were used to induce hearing loss, officials said Wednesday. Several employees were subjected to the alleged strike sometime in 2016 and all experienced an array of physical symptoms similar to a concussion,according to CNN. Officials told the outlet that...

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