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Tijana Stojanovic,12, was reported missing after last seen with Pierre Macon, 26, Saturday afternoon. ( Credit:STL County Police Dept. ) Tijana Stojanovic,12, was reported missing after last seen with Pierre Macon, 26, Saturday afternoon. ( Credit:STL County Police Dept. )

Police search for missing South County teen last seen with 26-year-old man

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The St. Louis County Police Department has launched a search for a South St. Louis teen who went missing Saturday afternoon. 

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Local volunteers build dream playground within 6 hours for North County kids

Volunteers gathered Saturday to build a playground, in just six hours, for students at a local elementary school North County ( Credit: Riverview School District) Volunteers gathered Saturday to build a playground, in just six hours, for students at a local elementary school North County ( Credit: Riverview School District)
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 Volunteers gathered Saturday to build a playground, in just six hours, for students at a local elementary school North County.

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Partially blind woman assaulted on MetroLink platform

Angela Davis says she was attacked at MetroLink stop. (Credit: KMOV) Angela Davis says she was attacked at MetroLink stop. (Credit: KMOV)
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St. Louis Police are investigating after a woman said she was attacked at a MetroLink stop. 

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Police: 18-year-old man admits to committing string of car break-ins in Clayton

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Clayton Police are increasing patrols after a recent rash of car thefts and break-ins. 

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Store gives autistic boy who had bike stolen a free replacement Video included

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A Metro East boy who had his bike stolen by thieves now has a new set of wheels. 

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Flock of birds caught in plane engine, Lambert Airport flight delayed

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A  flight out of Lambert Airport was delayed Saturday morning after a small flock of birds got tangled in the plane’s engine just after takeoff. 

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Police seek help finding suspects involved in gun 'flourishing' in Soulard

Police are on the lookout for suspects in a gun "flourishing", including this suspect in a yellow, hooded sweater. (Credit: St. Louis Metro PD) Police are on the lookout for suspects in a gun "flourishing", including this suspect in a yellow, hooded sweater. (Credit: St. Louis Metro PD)
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Police are searching for suspects in a “flourishing” of a gun downtown on August 16.

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Go Baby Go: Program modifies toy cars for special needs children

Jaxon Lewis ride in his customized toy car, courtesy of a group of Mizzou students and professor. ( Credit: KMOV) Jaxon Lewis ride in his customized toy car, courtesy of a group of Mizzou students and professor. ( Credit: KMOV)
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For a special needs child, driving a motorized toy car around can be a challenge. But one Missouri's company is doing its part to assist a Franklin County child with a specially adapted car.

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St. Louis firefighters set up donation account for boy who drowned in St. Louis hotel Video included

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Police have identified the 9-year-old boy who died days after going underwater at a pool in a downtown St. Louis hotel.

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Funeral held for Highland Police Chief who lost battle with cancer

Highland Police Chief Terry Bell, 55, passed away on Aug. 11 after battling cancer for nearly 2 years. ( Credit: Highland Police Department Highland Police Chief Terry Bell, 55, passed away on Aug. 11 after battling cancer for nearly 2 years. ( Credit: Highland Police Department
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Hundreds were on hand for the visitation funeral for Highland Police Chief Terry Bell Saturday.

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Missouri deputies seize nearly $1M worth of marijuana

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Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.

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MSHP: 3-year-old loses both parents in accident

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A 3-year-old Missouri boy has been left without parents after both his mother and father died in a vehicle accident.

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Georgia senator says he has no problem if Trump used n-word in the past

Georgia state senator Michael Williams gives an interview with CNN on Aug. 18, 2018. (CNN Wire) Georgia state senator Michael Williams gives an interview with CNN on Aug. 18, 2018. (CNN Wire)
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A Georgia state senator said he would not have an issue if President Donald Trump used the n-word in the past.

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16 ICU nurses simultaneously pregnant at Mesa hospital

Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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A baby bonanza has hit Banner Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit. Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time.  

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Teen charged after pushing friend off 50-foot bridge

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A teen accused of pushing her friend off a bridge at Moulton Falls earlier this month has been charged with reckless endangerment.

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Prosecutors: Fort Zumwalt volunteer had sexual relationship with student Video included

Ericka Oxford is facing charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student (Credit: St. Charles County) Ericka Oxford is facing charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student (Credit: St. Charles County)
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An unpaid parent volunteer who has worked with the East High School boys track team has been arrested and charged with sexual contact with a student. 

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Photo of newborn baby surrounded by IVF syringes going viral

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(WTOL) - A photo of a newborn baby is going viral for a very special reason. Packer Family Photography, located out of Glendale, Arizona, snapped this picture for a new mother: Packer Family Photography The baby is surrounded by the in vitro fertilization syringes used by her mother. The mother said she had the baby after, "4 years, 7 attempts, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots."  Many mothers struggle to get pregnant and can related to what this woman went throu...

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Netflix confirms it is not adding commercials

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Netflix is setting the record straight: It's not adding commercials. It is testing out video promotions between episodes and movies.

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'Worrisome' levels of lead, arsenic found in popular baby foods

Consumer Reports found 15 baby and toddler foods, including these five, to contain levels of heavy metals such as arsenic that pose a potential health risk. The organization says to not feed children more than one serving of these a day.(Consumer Reports) Consumer Reports found 15 baby and toddler foods, including these five, to contain levels of heavy metals such as arsenic that pose a potential health risk. The organization says to not feed children more than one serving of these a day.(Consumer Reports)
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Consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports is warning parents to limit some types of baby food after finding "worrisome" levels of toxic chemicals, such as arsenic and lead, in them.

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Chris Watts' daughters' bodies were submerged in crude oil for 4 days

This undated photo shows Shanann Watts, 34, and her two young daughters. (Facebook, CNN) This undated photo shows Shanann Watts, 34, and her two young daughters. (Facebook, CNN)
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The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday.

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Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US

Munitions experts say that the numbers on this piece of shrapnel confirm that Lockheed Martin was its maker and that this particular MK 82 was a Paveway laser-guided bomb. (Source: CNN) Munitions experts say that the numbers on this piece of shrapnel confirm that Lockheed Martin was its maker and that this particular MK 82 was a Paveway laser-guided bomb. (Source: CNN)
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The bomb is very similar to the one that wreaked devastation in an attack on a funeral hall in Yemen in October 2016 in which 155 people were killed and hundreds more wounded.

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Man shot, killed during argument in downtown St. Louis, police say Video included

Crime scene tape on North 9th Street near Pine Street after a fatal shooting Friday (Credit: KMOV) Crime scene tape on North 9th Street near Pine Street after a fatal shooting Friday (Credit: KMOV)
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A man was killed during an argument in downtown St. Louis late Friday morning.

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Grafton Ferry closed after it gets stranded on Mississippi River bank Video included

Grafton Ferry was stranded on Missouri side of Mississippi River after a piece of equipment fell off (Credit: News 4 Viewer Kathie McCloskey) Grafton Ferry was stranded on Missouri side of Mississippi River after a piece of equipment fell off (Credit: News 4 Viewer Kathie McCloskey)
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The Grafton Ferry is closed after it became stranded on the Missouri side of the Mississippi River after a piece of equipment fell off it.

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Man found dead in bathtub of self-inflicted gunshot wound after standoff at motel, police say Video included

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A man was found dead in a bathtub at a north St. Louis motel after a standoff Friday morning.

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Convictions reversed for two St. Charles County men formerly convicted of rape Video included

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Two men previously convicted of rape are now getting their lives back. 

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Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress

A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress  (Source: NTSB) A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress (Source: NTSB)

A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident.

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Slain mother Shanann Watts was to have a 'gender reveal' party Saturday

This undated photo shows Shanann Watts, 34, and her two young daughters. (KMGH, Family Photos) This undated photo shows Shanann Watts, 34, and her two young daughters. (KMGH, Family Photos)
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Shanann Watts had been looking forward to a party on Saturday to disclose the gender of her third child, CNN affiliate KDVR said, quoting a friend.

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Greitens broke campaign finance laws, Missouri Ethics Commission says

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The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) said Friday they found reasonable grounds to believe laws had been broken regarding a campaign finance report filed by former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. 

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Police investigating triple shooting in west St. Louis Video included

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Police are investigating a triple shooting that happened in the Visitation Park neighborhood Friday afternoon

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Death toll rises to 42 in Italy bridge collapse ahead of funerals

This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.   (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP) This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)
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Italy's president spoke quiet words of comfort to families of many of the dead in the Genoa bridge collapse at state funeral held on the city's fair grounds.

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88-year-old Florida man sets raccoon on fire for eating his mangoes

Ezra James, 88, of Florida, admitted to setting a raccoon on fire in his yard. He was taken to jail but released on bond. (WKMG via CNN Wire) Ezra James, 88, of Florida, admitted to setting a raccoon on fire in his yard. He was taken to jail but released on bond. (WKMG via CNN Wire)
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An 88-year-old man from Florida admitted to setting a raccoon on fire that was eating mangoes from his yard.

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Mexico City restaurant busted after serving protected tarantula tacos

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A Mexico City market restaurant recently put the arachnids on its menu and posted a video on Facebook showing a chef torching one until blackened.

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Movie ticket sales in North America this summer are up 11.3 percent

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After the cataclysmic, the-sky-is-falling summer of 2017, when overall grosses slid 14.6 percent from the year before, Hollywood has rebounded.

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

In this Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 file photo former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan speaks at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) In this Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 file photo former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan speaks at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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Shots fired during Florida high school football game, police say

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Both victims are being treated at local hospitals. Their conditions are unknown as are their identities.

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Protesters gather outside of R.Kelly concert in St. Charles amid sexual harassment claims Video included

R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP) R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
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Singer R. Kelly facing growing criticism over sexual harassment allegations over the years.

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Arizona high school student arrested for refusing to take off bandana

Valentino Jimenez, a senior at AJHS, said that he wears a bandana almost everyday and has never had a problem. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Valentino Jimenez, a senior at AJHS, said that he wears a bandana almost everyday and has never had a problem. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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The school district sent a letter home to parents after the incident, explaining that the problem was that the student was not complying with a "reasonable request."

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Teen pushed off bridge: 'I could have died, easily'

Holgerson broke five ribs after falling 50 ft off a footbridge in Washington. (Credit: CBS) Holgerson broke five ribs after falling 50 ft off a footbridge in Washington. (Credit: CBS)

A Kalama teenager says she could have have been killed when she was pushed off a Clark County footbridge near Moulton Falls on Tuesday.

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  • Cardinals beat Brewers 5-2, pull closer in wild-card race

    Cardinals beat Brewers 5-2, pull closer in wild-card race

    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-08-18 09:42:31 GMT
    Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals turns a double play as Keon Broxton #23 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides during the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on May 4, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals turns a double play as Keon Broxton #23 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides during the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on May 4, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

    Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs apiece, Jack Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night.

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    Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs apiece, Jack Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night.

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  • Mailbag: Will the Cardinals claim a wild card?

    Mailbag: Will the Cardinals claim a wild card?

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:13:13 GMT

    The NL wild card race includes basically half the league. Which teams walk away with the two spots?

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    The NL wild card race includes basically half the league. Which teams walk away with the two spots?

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  • Harper drives in 3, Nationals snap skid, beat Cardinals 5-4

    Harper drives in 3, Nationals snap skid, beat Cardinals 5-4

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:22:15 GMT
    Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton (2) scores past St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton (2) scores past St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Bryce Harper had three hits and drove in three runs, and a beleaguered bullpen held on as the Washington Nationals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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    Bryce Harper had three hits and drove in three runs, and a beleaguered bullpen held on as the Washington Nationals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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  • 16 ICU nurses simultaneously pregnant at Mesa hospital

    16 ICU nurses simultaneously pregnant at Mesa hospital

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:36:17 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:49:11 GMT
    Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A baby bonanza has hit Banner Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit. Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time.  

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    A baby bonanza has hit Banner Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit. Sixteen nurses who work in the ICU are all pregnant at the same time.  

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  • More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:28:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:18:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of...More >
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company.More >
  • Mexico City restaurant busted after serving protected tarantula tacos

    Mexico City restaurant busted after serving protected tarantula tacos

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:40:47 GMT
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    (Storyblocks/Meredith)(Storyblocks/Meredith)

    A Mexico City market restaurant recently put the arachnids on its menu and posted a video on Facebook showing a chef torching one until blackened.

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    A Mexico City market restaurant recently put the arachnids on its menu and posted a video on Facebook showing a chef torching one until blackened.

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