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LETHBRIDGE, Alberta — A Canadian woman who was 32 weeks pregnant was given a cleaning agent instead of a latte while visiting a local McDonald's Sunday, July 29, according to a report in The Lethbridge News. Sarah Douglas, of Lethbridge, Alberta, says she was taking her son to a baseball tournament when she decided to stop at a nearby McDonald's drive-through to order a latte coffee drink. After ordering the latte, Douglas and her son began driving down the highway when she decided to take a sip of the coffee drink she thought she ordered.
White Earth, N.D.—A Silver Alert issued early Monday morning, July 30, was canceled after authorities say they located an 83-year-old man who was last seen Sunday, July 29. Alfred Royer, of White Earth, N.D., was located by the public in Williston, N.D. after he was last seen around 3 p.m. Sunday at a rummage sale in Tioga, N.D., according to police.
PHILADELPHIA—Coming off season-ending knee surgery that cut short his MVP caliber 2017 season, Philadelphia Eagles fans should expect the possibility that Carson Wentz might need to shake off a little bit of rust as he enters the 2018 season. As it turns out, that rust may also apply when responding to reporters' questions. During a press conference held after the Eagles' opening day of training camp Thursday, July 26, Wentz took to the podium following comments to reporters from teammate Nick Foles and head coach Doug Pederson.
LOS ANGELES—A vandal who witnesses say concealed a pickax inside a guitar case shattered to pieces President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles early Wednesday morning, July 25, police said. At around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, police say an unidentified man walked up to Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard and began to destroy it using a pickax he concealed inside a guitar case.
Let the ever-growing list of recent food recalls continue. Kraft Heinz announced on Tuesday, July 24, a voluntary recall of its Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip over fears it may lead to botulism, the company said in a news release. As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of the cheese dip were recalled after being distributed to retailers nationwide.
PLAISTOW, N.H. — Touting your business as a "judgement-free zone" would typically be considered a solid motto to build a company around. That is, until someone takes the phrase a little too literally. That is what happened recently at a New Hampshire Planet Fitness commercial gym after police say a man entered the facility, stripped naked and started doing poses on his knees on a yoga mat. Eric Stagno, 34, of Haverhill, Mass., was charged with indecent exposure/lewdness and disorderly conduct following the incident.
Pepperidge Farm, a commercial bakery owned by Campbell's Soup Company, is alerting customers to a potential salmonella outbreak in four of its varieties of Goldfish crackers, the company said in a July 23 news release. The bakery says it was notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall.
Talk about the ultimate cat nap. Lauren Taylor, of Ashland, Ore., came home Sunday, July 8, to find an intruding mountain lion taking a snooze behind the sofa in her living room. "This is wild," Taylor wrote in a Facebook post. "There's a mountain lion in our living room."
Homesick and curious, a Florida woman got an unexpected – yet pleasant – surprise recently when looking up her late-mother’s home on Google Earth. “I decided to Google Earth my mother’s home to see how it looked,” said Denise Underhill, who moved to Florida from Tamworth, Staffordshire – a small town located approximately 130 miles northwest of London.
LOS ANGELES—A plethora of Minnesota athletes were recognized in a multitude of categories at this year's 2018 ESPY Awards held in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 18.