Thursday August 22, 2019

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Ohio school district hires collection agency to go after unpaid lunch money

MSNBCAn Ohio school district has hired a collection agency to prove to students and their parents that there’s no such thing as a free lunch.

FBI Director: Have To Check Whether Targeted Killing Rule Is Outside US Only

FoxNewsFBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday said he would have to go back and check with the Department of Justice whether Attorney General Eric Holder’s "three criteria" for the targeted killing of Americans also applied to Americans inside the U.S. Pressed by House lawmakers about a recent speech in which Holder described the legal justification for assassination, Mueller, who was attending a hearing on his agency’s budget, did not say without qualification that the...

Rosie O’Donnell’s Show On Oprah Winfrey’s Network In Chaos, Report Says

FoxNewsRosie O’Donnell’s TV history is repeating itself — and, as in the past, it’s getting ugly. O’Donnell’s talk show, “The Rosie Show,” is imploding just five months after launching on Oprah Winfrey’s little-watched OWN cable network.

Flight attendant’s outburst delays flight

CNNAs an American Airlines plane taxied for takeoff at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Friday morning, a flight attendant ranted on the plane’s intercom “OK, if you don’t hear me, then I give up. I’m not responsible if this plane crashes.” She also “said something about opening the doors.” Several passengers restrained the disruptive attendant, and she was taken to a nearby hospital.

Michigan: No food stamps for $1 million lotto winner

MSNBCState officials say a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize last year but continued to get food stamps has been removed from the food assistance program. The woman said “I feel that it’s OK because I have no income, and I have bills to pay. I have two houses.”

Bowflex Guy: I Didn’t Get My Abs From Using That Machine

TMZDespite blasting "diet meals" in the Bowflex commercial, fitness model TJ Hoban tells TMZ he got his shredded abs nearly entirely by eating well … not from using the Bowflex machine.

New mayor of Sunland Park, New Mexico, can’t legally enter City Hall

MSNBCA man facing extortion charges involving a stripper, and who is forbidden from entering City Hall, has been elected mayor of Sunland Park, New Mexico.

Armed robber gets away with $2

UPIFlorida authorities said a man who attempted to rob a convenience store left with only $2 he obtained from a customer.

Teen smoking an ‘epidemic,’ new report finds

MSNBCSmoking among America’s youth has reached epidemic proportions, starting them on the path to a lifetime of addiction, the U.S. surgeon general’s office said in its first report on youth smoking since 1994.

Wind Farms In Pacific Northwest Paid To Not Produce

FoxNewsWind farms in the Pacific Northwest – built with government subsidies and maintained with tax credits for every megawatt produced – are now getting paid to shut down as the federal agency charged with managing the region’s electricity grid says there’s an oversupply of renewable power at certain times of the year. BPA shut down the wind farms for nearly 200 hours over 38 days, with added costs that could reach up to $50...

ICE Guidelines Call For Taxpayer-funded Transgender Hormone Treatments For Detainees

FoxNewsTransgender illegal immigrants would in some cases receive taxpayer-funded hormone therapy while in federal custody, under new guidelines put out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

3-year-old girl swallows 37 magnets, survives

MSNBCA 3-year-old girl was recovering Monday at Legacy Emanuel Hospital after doctors removed 37 ‘Buckyballs’ magnets from her intestines.

Whitney Houston Leaves Everything To Daughter Bobbi Kristina

FoxNewsThe pop superstar’s will doesn’t mention specific assets, but leaves all of her furnishings, clothing, personal effects, jewelry and cars to her surviving children. Bobbi Kristina was her only child.

Four months for dropping anchor

UPIA federal judge in Florida sentenced a man who drunkenly released the anchor of a moving cruise ship to four months of incarceration.

Torso in canal might be missing ‘EastEnders’ actress Gemma McCluskie

MSNBCA man has been arrested after the torso of a female was found in a London canal, local media reported Wednesday. The body, found Tuesday in Regents Canal, is feared to be that of missing TV actress Gemma McCluskie, 29, and the man arrested is believed to be her brother Tony McCluskie.