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33 missing children found in anti-human trafficking operation in Southern California

33 missing children found in anti-human trafficking operation in Southern California

Thirty-three missing children were recovered this month in an anti-human trafficking operation led by FBI’s Los Angeles field office, the bureau said in a statement Friday. Of the 33 children recovered during “Operation Lost Angels,” eight were being sexually exploited at the time of their recovery, the FBI said. The operation began on January 11.…

Larry King interview famously ends with Marlon Brando’s on-the-mouth kiss

Larry King interview famously ends with Marlon Brando’s on-the-mouth kiss

Larry King over the years interviewed thousands — heads of state, movie stars, world class athletes, ordinary people — but one of his most memorable on-air conversations ended with Marlon Brando kissing him on the lips. The 87-year-old iconic broadcaster died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement posted Saturday on…

Celebrities and newsmakers are paying tribute to broadcasting legend Larry King

Celebrities and newsmakers are paying tribute to broadcasting legend Larry King

Larry King built an iconic career interviewing celebrities and newsmakers and many of them paid tribute to the broadcasting legend following his death. CNN Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour posted a remembrance of King, who hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for 25 years. Amanpour called King “a giant of broadcasting” whose “name is synonymous…

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87. His son, Chance, confirmed King’s death Saturday morning. King hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for over 25 years, interviewing presidential candidates, celebrities, athletes, movie stars and everyday people. He…

History teachers revisit their curriculum after the Capitol riots

History teachers revisit their curriculum after the Capitol riots

Brianna Davis was listening to a documentary of famous people reading the Declaration of Independence with her class when news broke of the riots at the US Capitol. “We were listening to the words that built America” as she began getting alerts and seeing images of chaos in Washington DC, she told CNN. The history…

An extremely rare white kangaroo was born at a zoo in New York

A New York zoo has welcomed a baby red kangaroo with a rare condition that left park employees shocked. Cosmo, the newest joey at Animal Adventure Park, was born with leucism, an incredibly rare condition that causes the partial loss of pigmentation in an animal’s skin and fur. Unlike albinism, leucism does not cause a…

America’s allies, listen up: It’s still America First

America’s allies, listen up: It’s still America First

His predecessor tweeted insults and made menacing threats against America’s allies but US President Joe Biden proved just as formidable for Canada with a stroke of pen. In his first few hours in office Wednesday, Biden made Canada the first foreign casualty of his campaign promises and revoked the construction permit for the Keystone XL…

Two educators in the same Georgia school district died within hours from Covid-19

A school district in Georgia is mourning the loss of two educators who died within hours of each other from Covid-19. Dana Johnson and Cynthia Lindsey, employees in Cobb County Schools in metro Atlanta, both lost their battle against Covid-19 on Thursday, according to Connie Jackson, president of the Cobb County Association of Educators. GoFundMe…

Bus heading to the Grand Canyon crashes, killing one and injuring dozens

At least one person was killed and multiple people were injured when a tour bus bound for the Grand Canyon crashed Friday afternoon in northwest Arizona, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). The bus, managed by a Las Vegas-based company, was carrying 48 people including the driver to Grand Canyon West when it…

California man injured in apparent shark attack off Maui

California man injured in apparent shark attack off Maui

A 73-year-old California man snorkeling off Maui’s Ka’anapali Beach on Friday morning was apparently bitten by a shark, according to the Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety. The man was approximately 40 yards from shore when he suffered an apparent bite to his calf, officials say. He was able to make it to shore…

NYPD arrests man for three murders at Brooklyn senior housing complex

The New York Police Department says that evidence from three murders at a senior housing complex in Brooklyn point to one suspect: a well-known man who ran errands for the building’s residents. Kevin Gavin, 66, was arraigned Friday and charged with three counts of second-degree murder, according to a criminal complaint. Gavin confessed to all…