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Florida man eats pancakes in middle of road, arrested

Several people tagged the video with the suspect's name, Kiaron Thomas, 21. On Monday Lakeland Police Department received a call that a man was sitting in the middle of a crosswalk eating pancakes on a small TV table. On Thursday, officers determined Thomas lived about 100 yards south of the intersection where the incident took place. Because his actions prevented vehicles from moving through the street, he was charged with placing an obstruction in the roadway and disrupting the free flow ...

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Gamecocks coach Frank Martin makes case for SEC hoops

It says you can come to SC and, if you commit yourself to being a better player and person, you can do things like be the SEC player of the year, or play in the Sweet 16 or be an National Basketball Association draft pick. Four decades ago, English said, the colleges that encompass today's SEC were as distinguished for their performance on the hardwood as for their performance on the gridiron.

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Trump's energy secretary hints that college student body election was rigged

In an op-ed published Wednesday by the Houston Chronicle , Perry decried the election of Bobby Brooks, who finished second in voting but was awarded the presidency after his opponent, Robert McIntosh, was disqualified. "Would the student body have allowed a black student body president to be disqualified on anonymous charges of voter intimidation?" The voter intimidation allegations were later dismissed, but McIntosh's campaign was said not to have provided receipts for multi-coloured glow ...

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US State Of Wisconsin Faces Fierce Shooting, Results In 4 Deaths

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has commended the law enforcement response to a series of shootings in the north of the state that left four people dead, including a police officer. It is unclear where the police officer was shot and killed. The investigation is still ongoing and the scene still active, police said. One woman who resides in the apartment complex stated that she glanced outside her window at around 1:15pm and saw a police auto approach, followed by the sounds of ...

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Instagram hits 1m monthly advertisers, driven by small businesses

In the next couple of months, Instagram is planning to give its users the ability to book appointments in-app, according to Bloomberg . Additionally, the company has revealed that more than 8m businesses are now using a business profile on Instagram, with the greatest adoption coming from the UK, US, Brazil, Indonesia and Russian Federation.

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Passenger sneaks snake on a plane

The snake was spotted moments later by a boy in the last row, who found the snake curled up under a carry-on bag near his seat. It was asleep and partially covered by a duffel bag near the back of the plane. Passengers were first made aware of it when the pilot announced: "Guys, we have some loose snake on the plane, but we don't know where it is". However, it has specific requirements for carrying on reptiles.