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NYC Girl, Whose Friend Burned Her Face With Boiling Water, Makes Recovery

Jamoneisha Merritt, 11, is in the hospital after some friends poured boiling water on her while she slept. (Screenshot via NY1)
Jamoneisha Merritt, 11, is in the hospital after some friends poured boiling water on her while she slept. (Screenshot via NY1)

A Bronx girl whose friend poured boiling water on her head is recovering, according to reports. Jamoneisha “Jamoni” Merritt, 11, told the New York Daily...




  • Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (Screenshot via Facebook)

    Secret Service Looking Into Senator Chappelle-Nadal’s Trump Assassination Comment

    The United States Secret Service is looking into comments made by Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal after she wrote on Facebook that she hoped President Donald... Read more

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    Chicago Activist Who Helped Organize Women’s March Loses US Citizenship and Will Be Deported

    A prominent Chicago activist has lost her U.S. citizenship and will be deported after failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Jerusalem years ago. U.S... Read more

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    Conservative Student Quits Boston University After Flood of Death Threats

    After months of threats and harassment over his conservative views, a Boston University student has quit the school, fearing for his safety. Nicholas Fuentes, 18,... Read more

  • A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepares to fly a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare to take off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)
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U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare to take off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, takes off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, takes off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare a B-1B Lancer for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare a B-1B Lancer for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, conducts a bilateral mission with a Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15 in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (Courtesy photo/Japan Air Self-Defense Force)
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, conducts a bilateral mission with a Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15 in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (Courtesy photo/Japan Air Self-Defense Force)

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, fly a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (Courtesy photo/Japan Air Self-Defense Force)
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Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, fly a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (Courtesy photo/Japan Air Self-Defense Force)

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare to take-off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)
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U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, prepare to take-off for a bilateral mission with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017. These training flights with Japan demonstrate the solidarity and resolve we share with our allies to preserve peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

    US Cements Military Alliances With Japan, South Korea, in Face of North Korea Threat

    The U.S. and Japan are brandishing their alliance—and military hardware—as both countries stare down North Korea’s nuclear threat and grapple with its long-standing ally, the... Read more

  • President Donald Trump makes a statement on the violence this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia at the White House in Washington on August 14, 2017. 9Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

    Poll Reveals Americans’ Opinions on Who Is to Blame for Charlottesville

    A new poll released Thursday, Aug. 17 reveals how many Americans agree with President Donald Trump as to what caused the violent riots in Charlottesville,... Read more

  • Facebook's creator Mark Zuckerberg speaks on the opening day of the 2015 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on March 2, 2015. (LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Take 2 Months of Paternity Leave

    Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he would be taking two months of paternity leave after the birth of his second daughter. Zuckerberg... Read more

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    Girl, 12, Was Killed After Knocking on Her Door: Nashville Police

    A 12-year-old girl was killed inside her home near Nashville, Tennessee, last week right after she texted her mother that someone was knocking at the... Read more

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    Six Flags Over Texas Replaces Confederate Flags With American Flags: Reports

    Six Flags Over Texas has changed all their flags to American flags and said that the Confederate States flag will be removed, local reports say... Read more

  • A cargo ship sails along the river under a drawbridge. (OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Father Floors Gas Pedal After Family Find Themselves on Opening Drawbridge

    A father on vacation with his family found himself on a drawbridge that started to rise with the family still on it. He was forced... Read more

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    Road Rage Murder Case Against Accused Murderer Goes Forward

    A man who was charged with fatally shooting a recent high school graduate several weeks ago in Pennsylvania waived his court hearing on Thursday, Aug... Read more

  • White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon waits for the arrival of President Donald Trump for a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington on Jan. 31, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Reports: Steve Bannon out of The White House

    Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist who helped President Donald Trump win the 2016 election, has reportedly been removed, according to several media reports. The... Read more

  • US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrves at its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. 
(KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

    USS Fitzgerald Captain and Two Senior Officers Relieved of Duties

    The U.S. Navy relieved the commander of the USS Fitzgerald as well as two senior officers of their duties following an investigation into the events... Read more

  • A Frontier Boeing 737-300. Frontier retired its last 737 in 2005.
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    Father and Daughter Kicked Off Flight, Claim It Was Because of What They Said

    A father and daughter were kicked off a plane after allegedly making remarks on how miserable the flight attendants looked. Eric and Whitney Miller, who... Read more

  • A Sheriff's deputy stands near the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the old Durham County Courthouse in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. August 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Kate Medley)

    PBS/NPR Poll: Most Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Stay

    A new poll from Marist College, PBS, and NPR carried out this week has found that 62 percent of Americans think that Confederate statues shouldn’t... Read more

  • Leopard shark washed up on beach in San Francisco. (Tom Hilton [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

    Brain-Eating Parasites Responsible for Record Number of Leopard Shark Deaths?

    Leopard sharks in the hundreds have been washing up on beaches in the San Francisco Bay area since March this year, along with various species... Read more

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    Peyton West, Teen Who Got Heart Transplant, Dies on First Day of School

    A teen who got a heart transplant in Ohio died on the first day of school, according to media reports. Peyton West, 13, collapsed and... Read more

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