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  • Raymond Frolander (Credit: Volusia County Sheriff’s Office)

    He beat up his son’s alleged rapist: Now, we’re hearing from “Dad”

    (CNN) — A Florida father who beat up his son’s alleged rapist has been hailed as a hero by many — but he says his son is the one who’s a true hero. “My immediate feeling was to kill him so he will never hurt anyone again,” the father said. The father is not being identified in order to protect him and his son. The father says he believes the face of the accused, 18-year-old Raymond Frolander is getting too […]

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    Ignition switch problem prompts Chrysler to recall 792,000 older Jeeps

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems. The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from model years 2006-2007 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2007. The issue is linked to one accident, but the company is unaware of any related injuries. The problem can cause the ignition key to move out of the “on” position while the car is being driven, usually because it was bumped by a driver’s knee, the company said in a […]

  • Prince George

    Happy birthday little prince! Prince George turns 1 on Tuesday, July 22nd!

    (CNN) — Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain’s Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton. The baby is third in line to the British throne, behind his father and his grandfather, Prince Charles. Ahead of his first birthday on July 22, here are five interesting things you might not know about the royal tyke. 1. Baby George had a low-key […]

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    Verizon’s offer: Let us track you, get free stuff

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Are you comfortable having your location and Web browsing tracked for marketing purposes? If so, Verizon’s got a deal for you. The wireless giant announced a new program this week called “Smart Rewards” that offers customers credit card-style perks like discounts for shopping, travel and dining. You accrue points through the program by doing things like signing onto the Verizon website, paying your bill online and participating in the company’s trade-in program. The catch? Smart Rewards […]

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    FAA bans U.S.-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

    (CNN) — The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours. “The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile” from the airport Tuesday morning, the FAA said. The suspension comes amid a conflict between Israel and militants in Gaza. The Israeli military said at least 41 rockets were fired from the Palestinian territory toward Israel on […]

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash Site Satellite Image

    LATEST: Ukraine says Russian officer pushed the button to shoot down MH17

    KIEV, Ukraine (CNN) — As bodies from Thursday’s air disaster reached a facility Tuesday in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian government ratcheted up its accusations against Moscow, saying a Russian officer shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Vitaly Nayda, Ukraine’s director of informational security, made the accusation in an interview with CNN. The person was “absolutely” a Russian, he said. “A Russian-trained, well-equipped, well-educated officer … pushed that button deliberately.” Ukrainian intelligence backs up the assertion, Nayda said. Moscow has denied […]

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    Appeals court strikes down key part of Obamacare program

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — In a dramatic blow to a key Obamacare program, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to buy health insurance on federally run exchanges. The divided three-judge panel said those cost-sharing subsidies can be used only through state-run health exchanges, not the federal exchanges. The court’s decision could make it harder to ensure affordable coverage for millions in the 34 states that have chosen not to set up their own […]

  • Matthew Durham, 19, allegedly confessed to sexually assaulting several children at an orphanage in Kenya, police said. (Credit: KFOR)

    Oklahoma teen accused of raping young children on mission trip

    EDMOND, Okla. – An Edmond teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip. The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children’s home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children. According to court records, 19-year-old Matthew Durham confessed to raping several young girls, forcing some boys to perform oral sex on him and even making other kids watch. “This is a […]

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    Ukrainian President, President Obama lash out at Russia over problems at MH17 crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama lashed out Monday at Russia over conditions at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, saying Russian-backed rebels still are impeding efforts to find out exactly what happened. Poroshenko, speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, pleaded for international solidarity against the pro-Russian rebels believed by many international officials to be responsible for firing the missile that downed the plane Thursday, killing all 298 aboard. “I don’t see […]

  • Chicago gun violence

    Another extremely violent weekend in Chicago: FORTY-SEVEN people shot, five dead

    (CNN) — After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend’s bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city’s recent surge in gun violence. The girl was just one of 47 shooting victims in Chicago over the weekend, five of which were fatal, according to statistics released by the Chicago Police Department. Shamiya Adams was brought to a nearby hospital in critical condition on Friday and pronounced dead Saturday morning, […]

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    President Obama signs executive order that bars federal contractors from LGBT discrimination

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Despite calls from religious leaders, faith-based groups will not be exempt. “Thanks to your passion and advocacy and the irrefutable rightness of your cause, our government — a government of the people, by the people and for the people — will become just a little bit fairer,” Obama said. Gay federal workers are […]

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    TSA passenger security fee rises, what does it mean for you?

    (CNN) — The costs of your airline travel will rise a little today, thanks to the federal government. Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December. The fee has traditionally been collected to fund the TSA’s airport security measures, but not this time. Most of the new revenue will go to pay down the federal deficit. Until Monday, a passenger was charged $2.50 for each leg of […]