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Kids stop man from kidnapping student at Maryland school bus stop, police say

According to the Montgomery County Police, a man named Jamaal Germany, aged 30 and a resident of Gaithersburg, attempted to kidnap a child waiting at a school bus stop. The location was Towne Crest Drive in Gaithersburg. Fortunately, a group of alert students quickly intervened and prevented the kidnapping from occurring. According to the police […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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Six People Die When Throats Are Slit From Kite Strings

Six people died after their throats were slit by the strings of kites during the Uttarayan festival in India. Officials in Gujarat also stated that 176 people faced minor cuts and falls during this festival which took place the previous weekend. The Evening Standard reported that a pair of young girls and a seven-year-old boy […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

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A new, genetically modified purple tomato may hit the grocery market stands

You may find red, orange, or even green tomatoes at your local supermarket, but be prepared to potentially see purple ones next year. The USDA has approved a genetically modified purple tomato to be sold to the American public. In a September news release, the agency explained, “From a plant pest risk perspective, this plant […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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Glacier the size of Florida is ‘hanging on by its fingernails’

Climate change is a hot topic, pun intended. Scientists have been warning people that time is of the essence, and these days, climate change is seen as more of a threat than ever. Researchers have been studying glaciers in the Antarctic. One particular stretch of ice was dubbed the Doomsday glacier because if it were […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

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Boy Scout comforted dying truck driver after Amtrak derailment, father says

Recently, a group of Wisconsin Boy Scouts were returning from a 10-day trip in New Mexico. During the train ride home, a terrible accident took place. Their train collided with a dump truck and derailed. This provided an opportunity for the young scouts to show off their learned skills in keeping cool in intense situations. […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

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Woman Sentenced After ‘Prank’ Killed Two Men In Lake At Birthday Party

Sometimes pranks can get deadly. And this woman from Georgia will attest to that. As such, she was prosecuted in Atlanta for involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct. She will be spending an entire year in jail after her prank turned fatal for some individuals. The woman, Shontover Kirkland, had apparently rented a couple of boats […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer