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More than 20 people safely escape after plane ‘rolls through the fence and catches fire’ at Houston Airport

A Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people struck a fence and erupted in flames while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.No major injuries were reported.The passengers and crew managed to leave the plane before firefighters extinguished the flames engulfing the McDonnell Douglas MD-87 on a field outside the airport, […]

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Mother calls 911 after her teenage son gets haircut she didn’t like

A Massachusetts mom called 911 after her 17-year-old son came home from the barber with a haircut she didn’t like. “I have an emergency, please,” the mom told the 911 operator. “Yep, my son just had a haircut. He screwed up his hair,” she continued. The mom told the operator the barber abused and was […]

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Mexico sues US gun manufacturers for illegally trafficking arms, fuelling bloodshed

The Mexican government has sued some of the biggest US gun manufacturers, accusing them of fuelling bloodshed through reckless business practices. The lawsuit alleges that the companies knew they were contributing to illegal arms trafficking, which has been linked to many deaths. Officials say Mexico is seeking as much $10 billion in compensation, though any […]

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Teenager crashes car into Abraham Lincoln’s ancestral house after squirrel comes in front of her Audi Q7

A teenage driver in the United States ended up crashing her Audi Q7 car into a house as she tried to save a squirrel that came across the road while driving. The house the woman crashed into was a historic home that belonged to the 16th US president Abraham Lincoln’s ancestors in Hingham, Massachusetts. Pictures […]

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Humpback whale gulps and spits out man lobstering off Cape Cod

A lobsterman just escaped being swallowed by a humpback whale. Michael Packard says he was diving when he ended up in the marine giant’s mouth for about 30-40 seconds off Provincetown, Massachusetts. The leviathan spat him out and Mr Packard was left with nothing more than a suspected dislocated knee. Despite his wife’s pleas to […]

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Being a shopaholic is very much similar to cocaine addiction

The high of spending with each purchase hits in a similar way as cocaine, a study has revealed. Shopaholics can get addicted to using credit cards as the purchase gives the brain the same ‘hit’ like cocaine. The study conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed that credit card purchases trigger the same […]

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US regulators subpoena YouTube trader ‘Roaring Kitty’

Regulators in Massachusetts, United States have issued a subpoena seeking the testimony of a YouTube streamer who helped drive a surge of interest in GameStop Corp as part of a review of his registration, including his “outside business activities”, officials said on Wednesday. The office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin issued the […]

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Man nearly chokes to death after swallowing an Apple AirPod in his sleep

A man in the United States nearly choked to death after swallowing an Apple Ear Pod after he had forgotten to pull out of his ears while falling asleep. Brad Gauthier, 38, from Worcester, Massachusetts on Tuesday woke up and started gagging at his home after he drank a glass of water. He coughed out […]

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Heavy snowstorm bashes US east coast

A massive winter storm pounded the US east coast, grounding flights, shuttering vaccination sites and bringing New York City to a standstill. Parts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania received snowfall up to 30 inches. New York City and New Jersey have both declared a state of emergency. The US National Weather […]

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Police officer helps shoplifters buy food for Christmas dinner instead of arresting them

A police officer who was called to arrest a family suspected of shoplifting instead bought them some food so they could have a decent Christmas dinner. Matt Lima was called to a food store in Somerset, Massachusetts, last month, a police statement said. Two women were reported not to be scanning all of their groceries. […]

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Nor’easter dumps HEAVY snow in New England leaving thousands without power

Strong winds and heavy wet snow from the western North Atlantic Ocean dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas and knocked out power for about 225,000 in New England. The most severe effects of the storm were felt in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Shapleigh, Maine, and Derry, New Hampshire, saw around […]

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Octopus taste their prey just by touching them, study finds

A Harvard University study reveals the molecular mechanism that makes octopus taste its prey just by touching them with its tentacles. The first layer of cells in suction cups on an octopus’ tentacles has sensors which can detect those molecules that don’t dissolve well in water. There are chemo tactile receptors in the sensors identify […]