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10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia

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NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to share the information, said those killed Saturday in Wajir County were Read More

20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore

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((Fox News)) Daily necessities are vanishing one by one, thanks to new and efficient technology. Stamps, maps, and cookbooks still exist, but we hardly ever need them. Why place a personals ad when you can just “swipe left?” The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished as if it was never invented at Read More

Driver hits police car while searching on phone for ‘Saved by the Bell’ episode: report

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A Vermont driver reportedly sideswiped a police car while he was looking for an episode of a 1990s TV show on his phone. The man, identified as Kevin Bacon, 55, was searching for an episode of “Saved by the Bell” called “Screech’s Spaghetti Sauce” when he struck the rear of a patrol car parked on the Read More

3rd suspected suicide in less than 2 weeks for NY police

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NEW YORK – New York City police say a 29-year-old officer died Friday in the department’s third suspected suicide in less than two weeks. Police say he shot himself in the head around 3:45 p.m. on a Staten Island street, near a precinct. His identity hasn’t been released. Last week, two longtime officers died in Read More

Machete-wielding 11-year-old foils North Carolina home invasion

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An 11-year-old boy in North Carolina struck an intruder in the back of the head with a machete to foil a home invasion on Friday, according to reports. The boy, who was home alone, answered a knock on the front door and saw a woman standing there. Simultaneously, a man broke into the home through Read More

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights

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PHOENIX – A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents, had shoplifted a doll at a store. Read More

Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts

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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stunning artifacts from the epic mission. “Starting on July 16th, we’re going to Read More

The Daily Spike: Disabled veteran shares the importance of service dogs at Hearts and Heroes gala

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Spike and I had a big night out at the Canine Companions for Independence Hearts and Heroes gala. Dana Perino graciously agreed to be the Honorary Chair of the event and brought her teams from The Daily Briefing and The Five. There were so many puppies and dogs there. Photographer Elias Weiss Friedman of “The Read More

Drunk man terrorizes streets of small Polish town in Soviet tank

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Police in central Poland responded to a late evening call over an incident that surely sent chills down the spines of Russophobe conspiracy theorists: a T-55 tank rampaging down the main street. When police arrived at the scene in the town of Pajeczno on Thursday night, they found the Soviet-era tank casually parked on a Read More

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said. A screen shows Audi China President Thomas Owsianski as he introduces Audi connect, an open app ecosystem, at the CES Read More