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Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

People out West wear cowboy hats all the time. But pigeons? Las Vegas residents spotted two of the birds around town in tiny cowboy hats this week. No one seems to know how the birds got the hats, but it worries a local bird rescue group. Mariah Hillman, co-founder of Lofty Hopes, a pigeon rescue,…MORE

More women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct

More women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct

Seven more women have come forward with allegations of unwanted touching against actor Cuba Gooding Jr., court documents show. The Oscar-winning actor pleaded not guilty and denied all wrongdoing in October to charges of forcible touching and sex abuse stemming from three alleged incidents involving three separate accusers that took place in 2018 and 2019…MORE

11 Chinese migrants were found hiding inside furniture and appliances

11 Chinese migrants were found hiding inside furniture and appliances

Several Chinese migrants trying to enter the US from Mexico were hiding in a washer, a dresser and other furniture, federal authorities said. Border agents searched a moving truck at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, California, on Saturday when they found 11 Chinese migrants hiding inside “various pieces of furniture,” US…MORE

The officer killed in Jersey City was in charge of getting guns off the street

The officer killed in Jersey City was in charge of getting guns off the street

The police officer killed Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, was the department’s officer in charge of getting guns off the street, the police chief said. Detective Joseph Seals and three people believed to be civilians died in the course of an hours-long standoff between two suspects and police, Police Chief Michael Kelly said in…MORE

The Pensacola shooter wasn’t a US citizen. Here’s how he got a gun

The Pensacola shooter wasn’t a US citizen. Here’s how he got a gun

The FBI has said it presumes Friday’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida was an act of terrorism. But what wasn’t a crime is how the gunman, a 21-year-old Saudi national named Mohammed Alshamrani, obtained a gun in the first place. “It was purchased lawfully,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Rachel Rojas said…MORE

A woman got sentenced to 5 years for trying to scam a wedding website twice

A woman got sentenced to 5 years for trying to scam a wedding website twice

A woman in California was injured so badly that she had to call off her wedding reception. Authorities say it was actually a scheme to defraud the popular wedding website The Knot. Vermyttya Miller, 38, was sentenced to five years in county jail after she attempted to scam the wedding planning website twice in 2016,…MORE

A plastic milk bottle, 2 numbered balls and some luck settled an election tie

A plastic milk bottle, 2 numbered balls and some luck settled an election tie

Spokane County Election Auditor Vicky Dalton put two numbered balls into a brown plastic milk bottle on Monday, shook it and then poured it until one of the balls clattered onto the counter in her office. That moment decided who would win a vacant seat on the town council in Fairfield, Washington. Candidates Steven Walk…MORE