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June 2017

Intel leaks on the rise: CIA chief

Print this story Pompeo said the United States needs to redouble its efforts to stem leaks of classified information. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) CIA Director Mike Pompeo. “I think there is a phenomenon, the worship of Edward Snowden, and those who steal American secrets for the purpose of self-aggrandizement or money …

Ruff looking entries for World’s Ugliest Dog contest

The contestants are judged on first impressions, unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction. The pooches — many of which are adoptable or previously adopted — will face off in a red carpet walk and “Faux Paw Fashion Show,” organizers said. PETALUMA, Calif. — The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California …

Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

Army Corps of Engineers, is intended to prevent fish from swimming between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed. Federal officials say it performs well, although a study has found that juvenile fish might get pulled through when caught in barge currents. The electric barrier system, operated by the …

WATCH: Octopus, seal duke it out in ocean fight

The battle – captured on video via Stapley’s iPhone – shows the 200-plus pound seal shred the octopus apart. That’s what probably went through the minds of a group of tourists that witnessed the epic duel June 20 in the South Bay just off New Zealand’s South Island. In a …

Son who killed dad on Father’s Day arrested

Related Stories Pennsylvania State Police say in a complaint filed Wednesday, June 21, 2017, that Gary Marchalk, an attorney found dead in the home of his estranged wife Linda Marchalk, treasurer of Schuylkill County, Pa., was fatally beaten with a bat by his son Michael Marchalk on Father’s Day, Sunday, …

Water park pool electrocutes and kills 5 in Turkey

All five were rushed to a hospital in Akyazi, but could not be saved. Anadolu said a sixth person was also hospitalized with injuries but did not provide further details. Change text size for the story Tweet Print this story Television footage showed ambulances waiting outside the water park and …

Ohio man stole more than 500 signs: Police

John Hoelzl, of Avon Lake, was charged Wednesday with a felony count of receiving stolen property. Report an error AVON LAKE, Ohio — An Ohio man is facing charges after police say he stole more than 500 signs, claiming they were an eyesore and a distraction to drivers. Tweet An …

New Jersey woman’s prized necklace found in trash plant

Print this story — A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her special necklace thanks to a group of hardworking sanitation workers. OXFORD, N.J. “It’s something I could never replace and they took the time, the effort,” said LaRochelle.  Report an error Change text size for the story Luke’s …

Huge stuffed cow saves boy, 2, who fell out of window

Police wrote on Twitter that the boy is doing fine. The boy has some cuts and was taken to a hospital overnight for observation, but has since been released. — Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving two-year-old boy who fell out of a second-storey window …

Dennis Rodman takes credit for North Korea releasing Warmbier

Volo believes that Rodman’s continued presence in North Korea could help eventually release the other three Americans being held in the country, saying he thinks “anything’s possible” if more trips are organized. Volo added he felt that Rodman’s presence “had a lot to do” with the rogue nation’s complacency. — …