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LOS ANGELES—A vandal who witnesses say concealed a pickax inside a guitar case shattered to pieces President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles early Wednesday morning, July 25, police said. At around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, police say an unidentified man walked up to Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard and began to destroy it using a pickax he concealed inside a guitar case.
Let the ever-growing list of recent food recalls continue. Kraft Heinz announced on Tuesday, July 24, a voluntary recall of its Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip over fears it may lead to botulism, the company said in a news release. As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of the cheese dip were recalled after being distributed to retailers nationwide.
PLAISTOW, N.H. — Touting your business as a "judgement-free zone" would typically be considered a solid motto to build a company around. That is, until someone takes the phrase a little too literally. That is what happened recently at a New Hampshire Planet Fitness commercial gym after police say a man entered the facility, stripped naked and started doing poses on his knees on a yoga mat. Eric Stagno, 34, of Haverhill, Mass., was charged with indecent exposure/lewdness and disorderly conduct following the incident.
Pepperidge Farm, a commercial bakery owned by Campbell's Soup Company, is alerting customers to a potential salmonella outbreak in four of its varieties of Goldfish crackers, the company said in a July 23 news release. The bakery says it was notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall.
Talk about the ultimate cat nap. Lauren Taylor, of Ashland, Ore., came home Sunday, July 8, to find an intruding mountain lion taking a snooze behind the sofa in her living room. "This is wild," Taylor wrote in a Facebook post. "There's a mountain lion in our living room."
Homesick and curious, a Florida woman got an unexpected – yet pleasant – surprise recently when looking up her late-mother’s home on Google Earth. “I decided to Google Earth my mother’s home to see how it looked,” said Denise Underhill, who moved to Florida from Tamworth, Staffordshire – a small town located approximately 130 miles northwest of London.
LOS ANGELES—A plethora of Minnesota athletes were recognized in a multitude of categories at this year's 2018 ESPY Awards held in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 18.
When it comes to the people of Wisconsin, two things are clear: they love their Green Bay Packers football and they despise the Minnesota Vikings. So much so, that Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced a piece of legislation Wednesday, July 18, called the “Go Pack Go Act,” which would make all counties in the state of Wisconsin a Packers-first television viewing audience.
MENASHA, Wis. — A good samaritan is being credited with potentially saving a Wisconsin woman's life after she fell into the crevice of a draw bridge while riding her bike on Wednesday, July 4. The incident, which was caught on video by Wisconsin Department of Transportation cameras, shows the 37-year-old woman riding her bicycle between a set of crossing arms that had been lowered to warn motorists and bicyclists that the draw bridge was being raised for a boat passing underneath the bridge.
KENTON-ON-SEA, South Africa—Nearly all that remained at the scene was evidence of probable poachers caught in the act. A high-powered rifle equipped with a silencer, an axe, wire cutters and some food supplies accompanied the nearby human remains that were left. The remains belonged to a suspected group of rhino poachers, according to Nick Fox, owner of the Sibuya Game Reserve in South Africa.