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VA Hospital Leaves Body In Room For 9 Hours

SEMINOLE, FL―The body of a veteran was left in a shower at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Florida for nearly 9 hours. An internal investigation was launched at the Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, where it was discovered that hospital staff did not follow protocol for a body to be picked up and taken to the morgue and failed proper...

Student Records “Anti-Trump” Lecture

CALIFORNIA—A professor at Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, was videotaped sharing her “anti-Trump” opinion after the election. The student who videotaped her lecture posted it to his Facebook page indicating he believed, “at this point it’s not teaching it’s indoctrination.” The student is now facing investigation and could face legal action or expulsion. Olga Perez Stable Cox is...

Amazon Offering Line Free Grocery Store

UNITED STATES―Downtown Seattle has become the testing location for Amazon’s first grocery store, Amazon Go. The new location will allow customers to walk in, gather and purchase their food and other grocery necessities, and walk out, without waiting in checkout lines. Through Amazon Go, after entering the store, customers tap their smartphones on a turnstile, which will log them into...

Ambush Attacks Increase On Police Officers

UNITED STATES—Police officers throughout the United States have been attacked in a high number of ambush style shootings in 2016, increasing the total amount of gun-related officer deaths from 2015. The International Association of Chiefs of Police state four factors that constitute an ambush attack include: an element of surprise, a lack of provocation, a suddenness to the attack, and attackers who conceal themselves, their...

Bounce TV To Re-Air Episodes Of “The Cosby Show”

UNITED STATES―Following comic Bill Cosby’s 2014 sexual abuse allegations, the Atlanta-based television network Bounce ceased all airing of “The Cosby Show” in July 2015. Bounce TV is scheduled to begin running episodes of the "The Cosby Show" starting December 19. The network's decision has many talking in the television industry. One former TV executive explained his agreement with Bounce. “Remember, 'The Cosby...

Former Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam Found Dead

BOULDER, COLO—Former Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam, 42, was found dead Monday, December 5 at a park in Boulder, Colorado, a Boulder Police Department spokeswoman noted. Salaam’s body was discovered at approximately 8:54 p.m. by a man in the park, who then called authorities. He was pronounced dead at the scene; the cause of death is still under investigation. His mother,...

Google To Run On Renewable Energy In 2017

UNITED STATES—Google announced on Tuesday, December 6 that they are planning to run entirely from renewable energy at the start of 2017. The company has spent the past decade negotiating and participating in deals with renewable producers and announced that its data and business centers all over the world will follow suit. According to the New York Times, Google spent...

Draven McGill Identified As Youngest Ghost Ship Victim

SAN FRANCISCO—Among the approximate 36 victims of the Ghost Ship fire at an Oakland warehouse on Friday, December 2,  Draven McGill, 17, a high school student from San Francisco has been revealed to be the youngest victim. Draven was a junior at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts where he was a baritone for the school's choir and a member of the Pacific...

Arrest Made In Philly Pro-Trump, Racist Graffiti Spree

PHILADELPHIA—An arrest has been made in connection to a string of pro-Trump, racist graffiti vandalisms that appeared throughout Philadelphia on November 9, the day after the presidential election. William Tucker, 58, of Lawnside, New Jersey was arrested on November 22 for the alleged defacement of three vehicles and a home in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Point Breeze. He is being...

49ers Coach Chip Kelly’s Father Dies

SAN FRANCISCO—The father of San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Chip Kelly, Paul Kelly passed away on Friday, December 2 at the age of 87. Kelly was a retired lawyer and the cause of his death has not been disclosed to the public. Chip flew from Chicago to New Hampshire to be with family. The 49ers were scheduled to play the...
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