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A tiny kinkajou sneaked into a Florida home and attacked a man

A tiny kinkajou sneaked into a Florida home and attacked a man

A feisty, fruit-loving kinkajou fought its way into a Florida home, leaving scores of leg bites in its wake. Michael Litersky of Lake Worth spotted a kinkajou, exotic cousin of the raccoon, hanging out on a fence outside his girlfriend’s home, so he left out pieces of watermelon for the wide-eyed creature, according to a…MORE

Colin Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career kneeling for social justice

Colin Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career kneeling for social justice

It was ultimately a means of taking on police brutality and systemic racial injustice, but former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick says his decision to kneel in protest during the pregame National Anthem began with one man. Mario Woods. “The discussion happened shortly after the execution of Mario Woods,” Kaepernick told Paper magazine, a publication focusing…MORE

Former Ohio judge and politician Lance Mason pleads guilty to killing ex-wife

Former Ohio judge and politician Lance Mason pleads guilty to killing ex-wife

A former Ohio trial court judge and politician pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder in the 2018 death of his ex-wife. Lance Mason, 51, entered guilty pleas to aggravated murder; murder; felonious assault; violating a protection order; and grand theft in the death of Aisha Fraser. “I wish to take responsibility for the crimes I committed,”…MORE

Pit bulls maul and kill a 9-year-old girl in Detroit

Pit bulls maul and kill a 9-year-old girl in Detroit

A 9-year-old girl was mauled to death by dogs on Monday while playing in a Detroit neighborhood, police said. The girl, who has been identified as Emma Hernandez, was in an alley when the three pit bulls attacked her, according to a Detroit Police spokeswoman. Witnesses tried to save the girl and police said that…MORE

Brands are beefing about who has the best chicken sandwich, and it’s a mess

Brands are beefing about who has the best chicken sandwich, and it’s a mess

Welcome to 2019, when everything is made up and brands fight on Twitter about which has the best chicken sandwich. If you didn’t know, many fast food franchises offer chicken sandwiches. Some people prefer the pickle-crowned Chick-fil-A original. Others opt for Wendy’s or Church’s or whatever they need to buy at the next highway exit…MORE