Author Archive for: ‘Kathy Karadza’

Joan of Shark: Biggest Great White Tagged in Australia Closes Beaches

The largest Great White Shark to be tagged in Australia, nicknamed “Joan of Shark,” was spotted swimming close to beach in Albany, in Western Australia’s southern coast, leading city officials to warn residents to stay out of the waters earlier this week. The female Great White Shark, named “Joan of Shark” by local fisherman, measures over 16 feet long (5.3 …

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‘Jessie’ Lead Will Get Engaged, a First for the Disney Channel

The title character of the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie will accept a marriage proposal from her boyfriend towards the end of the season this fall, making her the first lead character on the network to become engaged. The 22-year-old lead character, Jessie Prescott, played by actress Debby Ryan, will break new ground in Disney television history when she becomes deeply involved …

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Glen Campbell, Country Legend, Moved to Care Facility

Country music legend Glen Campbell was moved to an Alzheimer’s care facility last week, a friend of the family told the media. “I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We’ll know more next week,” the family friend said. The 77-year-old singer was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011. After receiving the diagnosis, Campbell released his album Ghost on …

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Portland Shootout Kills K-9, Injures Officer; 3 Suspects in Custody

A Portland Police Bureau K-9 German Shepherd was shot and killed early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded, during the investigation of a burglary at a retail store in Southwest Portland, Ore. Mick, the police K-9, was fatally shot with at least one gunshot wound during a shootout at about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning between police and burglary suspects. After a …

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Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC Injured in Car Accident

Lawrence O’Donnell is taking several weeks off as host of MSNBC’s The Last Word to recover from injuries he sustained in a taxi accident with his brother while on vacation outside of the U.S., the network said Monday. O’Donnell and his brother, Michael, were both transported back to the United States for treatment. Lawrence went to New York, and Michael was brought to Boston. …

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Rare Baby Camel Makes First Appearance in Budapest Zoo

The public got its first look at a rare baby camel at Budapest Zoo and Botanic Garden on Tuesday, following its birth there last week. Baby Ilias, a male of the endangered wild Bactrian or Camelus bactrianus ferus species, was born on Apr. 9 to its 8-year-old mother Iris. Zookeepers waited until Tuesday to present Baby Ilias to the public so as to …

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Detroit Snow Record Broken, Flood Warnings in Effect

A spring snow storm Michigan broke seasonal snowfall records in Detroit and Flint on Tuesday, prompting flood warnings, and some areas to declare a state of emergency. The National Weather Service reported that as of 6 a.m. on Tuesday, 3.1 inches fell at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, making the seasonal  total snowfall thus far 94.8 inches, breaking the previous …

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Zoe Saldana Stars in ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Trailer

Zoe Saldana stars in the trailer for the upcoming NBC miniseries adaptation, Rosemary’s Baby. NBC stated that the two-part, four-hour miniseries is based on Ira Levin’s best-selling 1967 suspense novel, and not a remake of the Oscar-winning 1968 Roman Polanski film, though the story is essentially the same. Saldana (Avatar, Star Trek) plays Rosemary, who moves to Paris with her husband, Guy …

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Megan Huntsman Admitted She Killed Six of Her Babies

Megan Huntsman, 39, admitted to killing six of her newborn babies, police in Pleasant Grove, Utah, said Monday. Huntsman told police she either suffocated or strangled each of the babies immediately after they were born. She wrapped their bodies in a towel or a shirt, put them in plastic bags, and then packed them inside boxes in the garage of her …

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Michael Phelps is Coming Out of Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement to swim next week in the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz. The Olympic swimmer will compete in a meet in Mesa April 24-26. It will be Phelps’ first competitive meet since the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps, 28, holds 18 Olympic gold medals, and 22 medals overall. Bob Bowman, Phelp’s longtime coach, said …

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Jewish Center Shootings Deemed “Hate Crimes”

The shootings that occurred at Jewish community centers on Sunday in Overland Park, Kansas City, were officially classified as “hate crimes,” authorities said Monday, and the shooting suspect has been identified as Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Mo. Cross, 73, who also goes by the last name Miller, is the founder and former leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku …

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France’s Black Widow on Trial for Husband’s Murder

Manuela Gonzalez, a 53-year-old woman nicknamed the “Black Widow” of the French Alps, appeared in court as her murder trial began on Monday in Grenoble. She stands accused of the 2008 murder of her late husband, 58-year-old metal worker Daniel Cano, who police say she drugged and then burned to death in his car. Gonzalez’ arrest attracted media attention when similarities …

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