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  1. Judging books by their covers: New 'brainwashing' technique allows...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Daily Mail

    We are often urged not to judge a book by its cover when meeting someone new, but scientists have found a way to alter how you might feel about someone by tweaking your response to their face. They were able to get participants in the study to feel more warmly towards faces of people they had never met before or less keen on other faces at will, all without those taking part realising they were being manipulated.


  2. New Haven police chief resigns after two public outbursts where he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    New Haven police chief resigns after two public outbursts where he berated a waitress and threatened to shut down a football game A Connecticut police chief who was invited to the White House twice in the past year to discuss law enforcement issues has resigned after being disciplined twice for berating people in public. Dean Esserman visited the White House twice in the past year but after five years as New Haven police chief he was forced to resign New Haven Mayor Toni Harp announced Tuesday that Police Chief Dean Esserman resigned by 'mutual agreement' effective September 2. She also praised him for the city's declining crime and violence.


  3. Kevin Robinson breaks back flip record in Providence by jumping 84 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A former professional BMX rider from Rhode Island has set a record for the longest power-assisted bicycle back flip. Kevin 'K-Rob' Robinson set the record Saturday at Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, the Providence Journal reported.


  4. Clintons break from campaign to attend Rhode Island funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Hillary Clinton took a break from the presidential campaign on Tuesday to attend the funeral in Rhode Island of her longtime friend, Mark Weiner, a major Democratic donor and fundraiser. Former President Bill Clinton delivered the eulogy, saying he was there to represent the 'much despised and maligned political class, those of us who wouldn't have gotten as far in life - and certainly wouldn't have had half as much fun - if it hadn't been for Mark Weiner.'


  5. Pokemon Go players stumble on hidden history as 80k Pokestops are historic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the ' Pokemon Go ' trail. Players hunting for fictional creatures on their smartphones are now visiting real-life memorial plaques, statues, mosaics and landmarks, ranging from a Civil War battlefield in Chancellorsville, Virginia, to a Hells Angels clubhouse on New Zealand 's North Island.


  6. A really deep impact! Vast crater on moon was caused by 180...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Stretching like a giant scar across the face of the moon, the Imbrium basin is so large it is visible from Earth without a telescope. Now scientists believe the vast impact site - which forms one of the eyes of the fabled 'Man in the Moon' - was created by a 180-miles-wide proto-planet - a planet in the early stages of formation.


  7. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy has died of a stroke at the age of 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    DUI suspect 'kept driving for a MILE with a dead pedestrian wedged in her windshield and his severed leg on her trunk after a night of bar hopping' Mark Zuckerberg causes outrage after he starts building a six-foot wall around his Hawaiian holiday plantation blocking residents' views of the ocean CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was 'drinking at his wife's party' before taking part in the 'illegal Hamptons drag race' which left his cherished Pontiac Firebird totaled Father-of-two could become second Texan to lose a leg to flesh eating bacteria after becoming infected during a Father's Day trip to the beach Judge sentences man, 43, to life in prison and calls him 'pure evil' after he groomed two underage girls, pressured them to commit bestiality, and spat blood at one of his victims in court Male high school science teacher, 25, charged in 'catfishing' scam for 'posing as an underage girl online ... (more)


  8. Obamacare premiums to rise on average ELEVEN per cent next year aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Daily Mail

    It found that premiums for a level of insurance called the 'lowest-cost silver plan' will go up in 12 of the areas, while decreasing in two Premiums for popular low-cost medical plans under the federal health care law are expected to go up an average of 11 per cent next year, it's been revealed. For consumers, the impact will depend on whether they get government subsidies for their premiums, as well as on their own willingness to switch plans to keep the increases more manageable, said the analysis released Wednesday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.


  9. Brown University student details returning home to find his father weak from cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Tragedy as body of pilot who crashed his vintage WWII fighter in the Hudson River near Manhattan's Intrepid museum is found during desperate rescue attempt Confessions of a voyeur: The married father who spied on couples in his motel for years then gave his diaries to a top author... and now Spielberg's turning them into a film Happy Memorial Weekend from the TSA! TWO MILLION travelers battle chaotic airport security lines with some forced to arrive HOURS before their flight amid staff shortages 'I truly feared my life was in danger': Amber Heard granted restraining order against Johnny Depp claiming he launched iPhone at her face in a 'pitcher throw' leaving her bruised in 'one of several alleged incidents of domestic violence' before the split EXCLUSIVE: 'He's fine' - Johnny Depp's sister speaks out about divorce from Amber Heard to fuel claims that ex-wife was 'hated' by his sisters ... (more)


  10. Are Flower Seeds the new party drug? Police warn teenagers are...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Missing 21-year-old woman's body found in her friend's attic after he turned himself into police and admitted to strangling her the night she disappeared last month 'I have my answers': Natalie Wood's daughter says her mother's death was an 'accident' and calls claims she was killed by husband Robert Wagner 'undignified' Woman, 21, 'spent millions on handbags and luxury goods' after $4.6m was wrongly transferred into her bank account FOUR years ago 'I have found peace in God': Husband of fitness instructor killed in Texas church by suspect in SWAT uniform speaks Convicted killer spotted in New Jersey CVS a day after escaping from prison shortly before he was eligible for parole Are FLOWER SEEDS the new party drug? Police warn teenagers are being hospitalized after eating garden products for psychotic high Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Sleepy Grass, and Blue Morning Glory are sold in garden ... (more)


  11. Captain James Cook's HMS Endevour found in Newport harbourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Mystery resting place of Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour set to be revealed: Scuttled remains of the legendary ship that sailed from Britain to Australia in 1770 lie off the coast of Rhode Island It was sold in 1775 but then purchased back by the British Royal Navy for use during the Revolutionary War In 1778, it was blown up just off coast of Newport, Rhode Island to create blockade during Battle of Rhode Island Archaeologists are set to reveal plans on Wednesday to confirm if the site of five sunken ships in the United States contains that of HMS Endevour, the famous ship sailed by Captain James Cook on his voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand.


  12. Elephants give final Ringling Brothers performance before retiring to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Mail

    That's all, folks! Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants give their last-ever performance and head to Florida to begin retirement at a sanctuary The circus announced it would end its elephant performances after years of animal-rights activist groups calling for their retirement During the final performance, ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson thanked the animals for years of joy and for being American icons Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson closed Sunday's performance in Providence, Rhode Island, by calling the animals beloved members of the circus family and thanking them for more than 100 years of service.


  13. Princeton's lacrosse coach Chris Bates fired after elbowing Brown University playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Daily Mail

    The head coach of the lacrosse team at the Ivy League Princeton University in New Jersey has been fired after elbowing a player from Brown University during a game last week. Video footage shows Mr Yozzo-Scaperrotta briefly looking back at Bates in shock after the incident at Brown's pitch in Providence, Rhode Island.


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