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Day care teachers accused of organizing preschool-age fight club because kids ‘were bored’


October 31, 2018

ST. LOUIS, Missouri — A mother, frustrated by what she deems as inaction by authorities, is suing a day care center in St. Louis, Missouri, after surveillance and iPad footage captured teachers encouraging preschool-age children to fight each other. Nicole Merseal’s then-4-year-old son was encouraged to fight another child by teachers Mickala Guliford and Tena Dailey at the Adventure Learning …

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‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ Halloween costume contest turns out impressive creations like a towering Bumblebee and a zipline


October 31, 2018

NEW YORK CITY — Every year the audience of Live with Kelly and Ryan brings their A-game to the show’s Halloween costume contest. This year’s entries are no exception. Contestants often spend weeks or even months on their costumes. The pop culture references were current (like the shredded Banksy artwork), throwback (like Rosey the robot from the Jetsons) and everywhere in between. …

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Pasadena ISD substitute teacher accused of molesting 2 girls says dad warned him not to touch students


October 31, 2018

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) — A judge warned a 24-year-old Pasadena ISD substitute teacher to stay away from the two fourth-grade girls he’s accused of molesting. Overnight, Joshua Lewis appeared in court, where prosecutors say 10 more students came forward alleging that he touched them in ways that made them feel uncomfortable. He has not been charged in more cases. Lewis …

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Off-duty HPD officer charged with DWI after crash near downtown


October 31, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston police officer has been charged with DWI after a crash near downtown Tuesday night. Bobby Lee Jennings was off-duty when the incident happened just off Houston Avenue near Washington around 5:30 p.m. Jennings was using an HPD-owned, unmarked vehicle. “It’s my understanding the off-duty officer was going north on Houston Avenue, came up behind …

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Giants backup QB Kyle Lauletta arrested after nearly hitting officer with car, police say


October 31, 2018

WEEHAWKEN, New Jersey — New York Giants backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta, who many have speculated would soon replace mainstay quarterback Eli Manning as the team’s starter, was arrested in New Jersey Tuesday morning after police say he nearly hit an officer with his car. The incident happened around 8 a.m. in Weehawken, after authorities say Lauletta was observed operating his …

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METRO bus driver charged after woman was hit and killed in north Harris County


October 31, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A METRO bus driver has been charged with criminal negligent homicide after police say he hit and killed a woman crossing the street. According to METRO police, Oscar Martinez, 58, is the man charged. He has driven a METRO bus for 27 years. The accident happened just after 7 a.m. at the intersection of Peakwood and …

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UN sets out massive benefits from air pollution action in Asia


October 31, 2018

Chimpanzees   tend to be faster than humans at making decisions  that are aimed at  benefiting  others, a study revealed. The search from University of Michigan comes after decades of observation on primates for their biological similarity with humans to determine their quick responses to situations that test cooperative behaviors. “Chimpanzees are an important comparative model for human cooperation,” said Alexandra …

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UN sets out massive benefits from air pollution action in Asia


October 31, 2018

GENEVA: Asia could reap massive benefits in health, environment, agriculture and economic growth if governments implement 25 policies such as banning the burning of household waste and cutting industrial emissions, according to a UN report. Air pollution is a health risk for 4 billion people in Asia, killing about 4 million of them annually, and efforts to tackle the problem …

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