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Off-duty officer killed protecting woman in 'domestic situation'

An off-duty police officer in Maryland did not hesitate when a distressed neighbor knocked on his door asking for help. Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin, a former Marine and Medal of Valor winner, was fatally shot Wednesday morning when he “stepped in ...

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Adam Rippon responds after Sally Field plays wing woman for son

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon proved at this year’s winter games he can land a triple lutz — and thanks to Sally Field, he may have also landed a date. Rippon, 28, heard Field’s attempts to set him up with ...

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Woman in blackface featured in China Lunar New Year TV show

A comedy sketch on a variety show in China celebrating the Lunar New Year featured a woman in blackface. The skit was shown Thursday night on the state broadcasting network CCTV. Actors were shown in monkey and giraffe costumes, while ...

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Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first documented case

A 30-year-old transgender woman is able to breastfeed her child in what is the first documented case of induced lactation in a transgender woman. The woman, who was born male, approached doctors in hopes of becoming her infant’s primary food ...

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Ore. woman plucks 14 parasitic worms from eye after infection

NEW YORK — An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the ...

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Arizona woman wakes up speaking with a British accent

An Arizona woman who has never left the U.S. went to bed one night and woke up speaking as though she’s from the U.K. Michelle Myers, of the Grand Canyon State, was diagnosed with foreign accent syndrome (FAS). Yes, it’s ...

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Woman dead in 'domestic violence targeted attack' at nursing home

A woman was shot dead and a suspect remains on the loose Friday after a “domestic violence targeted attack” outside a veterans nursing home in Georgia, officials said. Authorities initially treated the situation at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in ...

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Woman throws scalding hot water in supervisor's face over firing

An employee at a Florida truck stop, angry that she was being fired, threw scalding hot water in her manager’s face, leaving him with severe facial burns, authorities said. Surveillance video captured the incident at 595 Truck Stop in Davie ...

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SEE IT: Roy Orbison hologram sings ‘Oh, Pretty Woman’

Roy Orbison is ready to rock from beyond the grave. A hologram of the late singer-songwriter is preparing to hit the road, and the production company behind the high-tech concert released a preview of the performance Wednesday. “In Dreams” no ...

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Only one woman — Alessia Cara — won a main award at the Grammys

Time isn’t up at the Grammys. Only one woman won an award during the main event at the music celebration Sunday night — Alessia Cara, who took home the Best New Artist. The rest of the categories were overwhelmingly dominated ...

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