Rabid bat clings to woman’s arm in Sun City Center parking lot

TAMPA — A Lakeland man was killed Wednesday night after he lost control at a turn and struck a tree, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.Gabriel Wyatt, 21, was driving a 2007 Audi northbound on Old Hopewell Road toward Highway 60 ar… SUN CITY CENTER — A Sun City Center woman got an unusual surprise as she used the bathroom in her home Monday – a rabid bat clinging to her arm.According to the…

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Your Car Is Trying To Kill You: New Study Shows What Your Vehicle Is Doing That Could Cause A Fatal Accident

New scientific research conducted at Australia’s RMIT University has revealed a hidden way that automobiles may be killing their own drivers — and others — according to a study published in the journal Ergonomics last week. The study found that low-level vibrations that occur unavoidably in most cars have a significant effect of driver fatigue. According to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, as many as 6,000 fatal automobile accidents in the United States…

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Muslim Woman Says TSA Forced Her To Show Her Bloodied Pad During Airport Screening

Zainab Merchant, a graduate student at Harvard University and the founder and editor of the website , was already anxious about traveling from Boston to Washington, D.C., for a speaking engagement. As a Muslim woman, she was all too aware of a frightening pattern in her travel experiences. But Merchant, who is based in Orlando, Florida, knew what to prepare for. She knew to get to the airport much earlier than the suggested two hours…

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Airport Shutdowns Force Trump to Reopen the Government

So sick of losing. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP/REX/Shutterstock For about 30 seconds Friday afternoon, Donald Trump did the decent thing. After triumphantly announcing his unconditional surrender — and the U.S. government’s imminent reopening — the president thanked America’s federal workers for their patriotism, and expressed regret for their suffering. But the moment these words escaped his mouth, Trump clarified that his message was not directed to actually existing federal workers, but rather, to an imaginary class…

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DeAndre Harris, viciously beaten in a Charlottesville parking garage, found not guilty of assaulting a white supremacist

A black man brutally beaten at last year’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville — and who was later charged with assaulting a white nationalist — was acquitted Friday. DeAndre Harris, 20, a former special education instructional assistant, was found not guilty by Charlottesville General District Judge Robert Downer Jr. on a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery against Harold Crews, a North Carolina attorney and state chairman of the self-described white nationalist group League…

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Disabled veteran says MSNBC crew blocked handicapped parking spots

HOUSTON — A disabled Air Force veteran posted photos online of an MSNBC news crew blocking handicapped parking outside an early voting place in southwest Houston Tuesday. “They should know better,” James Berrie, the veteran said. The crew covering Texas elections at the Bayland Community Center used two handicapped spaces and one handicapped loading zone to park a camera, lights, equipment and correspondent Mariana Atencio, Berrie said. He and his wife, Sarah, drove their van…

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