Massachusetts nursing home resident, 76, dies after assault by roommate, 83, officials say

A patient of Oxford Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, located in Haverville, Mass., died after he was attacked by his roommate, officials said. (Google) A daughter of one of the patients at the nursing home told WCVB her father was traumatized by the aftermath of the incident. “[The patients] all got to see the body rolled out,” Erika Wallace…

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Meteorologist seemingly drowns in rip current agency he worked for warned about earlier in the day

Dr. William Lapenta, pictured here at the Weather Prediction Center, in College Park, Md., drowned in North Carolina on Monday, officials said. (NOAA via AP) The forecaster served as director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, weather.com reported. Lapenta was responsible for nine integral NWS offices — including the National Hurricane Center, the Storm Prediction…

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Nepal’s speaker of parliament resigns after government worker alleges he raped her in her home

Krishna Bahadur Mahara resigned on Tuesday after he was accused of raping a government employee in her home. (REUTERS/Etienne Oliveau/Pool) Mahara was elected speaker of the House of Representatives last year after the Communist Party of Nepal won a majority of the seats in elections in November 2017. Mahara was a leading figure of the…

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Man, 28, jumps to death at Grand Canyon Skywalk, officials say

A 28-year-old man jumped from the Grand Canyon Skywalk on Saturday, according to officials. (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith) The Grand Canyon Skywalk, which opened in 2007, is a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway that hovers roughly 70 feet above the canyon, overlooking the Colorado River. The vertical drop from the Skywalk is between 500 and 800 feet. In March,…

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Iowa to celebrate ‘Carson King Day’ after beer fan raises over $1M for children’s charity

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, is “Carson King Day” in Iowa. (Office of the Governor of Iowa) “Individuals like Carson King demonstrate how ‘Iowa Nice’ isn’t just a slogan, but our way of life,” the proclamation states. “Carson King can showcase who we are as a people, not only by selflessly donating to a worthy cause,…

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Trump Just Threw Pence Under The Bus And Now ‘President Pelosi’ Is Trending

Donald Trump dragged Vice President Ukraine scandal on Wednesday.  summary of a conversation in which Trump pressured Ukrainian President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. But Trump said he was not the only one to speak to Zelensky. Trump also said he and Pence would both be exonerated, and called the vice president’s conversations with…

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New Mexico child, 2, dead after being left by nanny in car; parents say child was miracle after 6 miscarriages

Tammie Brooks, 41, was arrested after a child in her care died from being left in a hot car in New Mexico on Tuesday, police said. (Hobbs Police Department) Zariah was an only child, according to her parents, Zachary Hasheme and Demi Petrowski. Petrowski said she suffereda number of miscarriages before successfully having Zariah. “I had six miscarriages…

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Mountain lion breaks into California home, gets cornered in bathroom before jumping out second floor window

Deputies and wildlife officials were able to coax the mountain lion out of the second-floor bathroom window. (Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office) Investigators broke the second-floor bathroom window and made some noise before watching the mountain lion jump out. The mountain lion hasn’t been seen since Sunday, according to KTXL. However, wildlife officials “do not consider mountain lion…

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