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Bison sold on Craigslist, finds new home “Video”

Bison sold on Craigslist, finds new home (Video)

A Texas ranch owner is selling a 1,000-pound bison on Craigslist, boasting that the animal is both housebroken and loves to interact with humans. Karen Schoeve placed a Craigslist ad listing the tame, housebroken bison named Bullet for sale. The ad has since been removed, but The Associated Press reports that the asking price for the 8-year-old animal was $6,000. Read More »

Columbia University Student Missing For 10 days, Report

Columbia University Student Missing For 10 days, Report

A Columbia University student is missing, authorities said. Nayla Kidd, 19, an engineering undergrad, was last seen on May 5, 2016, at about 5 p.m., the NYPD said. The Columbia University Public Safety Department said that on May 11 it was informed that her friends and family hadn’t heard from her in days. Columbia released a statement about Kidd’s disappearance ... Read More »

Emma Morano: Italian woman now world’s oldest living person

Emma Morano: Italian woman, 116, now world's oldest living person

Aged 116, Emma Morano, who attributes her extraordinarily long life to staying single and eating two raw eggs a day, has become the oldest person in the world. Emma Morano lives in the Italian mountain town of Verbania, and she was born November 29, 1899. She has seen her country transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic. She’s lived ... Read More »

Work completed on barrier to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes

Work completed on barrier to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes

Earthen barrier in Ft. Wayne to block invasive asian carp from entering Great Lakes. Environmental officials are celebrating the completion of a nearly 2-mile-long, 80-foot-wide earthen berm designed to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The $4.4 million project at the Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve in Fort Wayne is designed to block floodwaters and prevent carp from crossing ... Read More »

Carlie Trent: ‘Missing Tennessee girl’ found alive, uncle in custody

Carlie Trent: Missing Tennessee girl found alive, uncle in custody

Carlie Trent, the 9-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her uncle last week, has been found after two local residents discovered her and her uncle on their property, officials said Thursday. And the uncle, 57-year-old Gary Simpson, is in police custody. TBI agents said residents Donnie Lawson and Stewart Franklin went searching for her on Lawson’s property. When ... Read More »

Theranos’s President and COO Sunny Balwani to Depart, Report

Theranos's President and COO Sunny Balwani to Depart

Theranos president and chief operating officer Sunny Balwani is leaving the embattled blood-testing firm amid a broader restructuring which includes the addition of three members to the board of directors, the company announced on Wednesday. Balwani was the top associate of founder Elizabeth Holmes. His exit from the firm follows last month’s news that the Securities Exchange Commission and the ... Read More »

Mother goose ‘hails’ police to help free gosling (Video)

Mother goose 'hails' police to help free gosling (Video)

A mother goose knocked on the door of a Cincinnati police cruiser in her search for help for a gosling tangled in a Mother’s Day balloon string. Sgt. James Givens said the mama goose got their attention by pecking at their cruiser door. “It kept pecking and pecking and normally they don’t come near us. Then it walked away and ... Read More »

Audiosocket sues ‘Ted Cruz campaign’ over songs in ads

Audiosocket sues Ted Cruz campaign over songs in ads

Audiosocket, seattle music-licensing firm sues Ted Cruz campaign over songs in ads. Audiosocket filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Monday and is seeking damages against the Cruz campaign and its advertising firm. The complaint alleges that the campaign used two songs, in television and online ads, without permission. Those two songs: Lens by Sarah Schachner and ... Read More »