- U.S. Associated Press
A Massachusetts woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where authorities found the remains of three babies was cleared Thursday of second-degree murder, but was convicted of lesser charges. Judge Janet Kenton-Walker said prosecutors did not prove that 35-year-old Erika Murray caused the death of one of the babies whom she had been charged with killing and hiding in her home filled with rodents, dead animals, dirty diapers and trash. Kenton-Walker called the case "senseless" and "tragic," but said she had to be guided by the evidence rather than her emotions.
- Lifestyle PureWow
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- Lifestyle People
The heiress, socialite, fashion icon and mother of CNN’s Anderson Cooper died at age 95 on Monday in her Manhattan home with friends and family at her side. Here's a look back at her nine decades in the spotlight
- World AFP
India has sent warships and stepped up aerial surveillance in strategic Gulf waters, the Press Trust of India reported on Thursday, with global tensions rising in the region. "INS Chennai and INS Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to undertake maritime security operations," the navy said, quoted by PTI. The aim is "to re-assure the Indian-flagged vessels operating/transiting through the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, following the maritime security incidents in the region," the navy said.
- Entertainment MarketWatch
Crilly, a veteran shark hunter, was with friends off Manasquan Inlet in New Jersey when he had a “once in a lifetime” experience - he came face to face with a great white shark estimated to be about 16 feet long and 2,000 pounds. Never seen anything like this before,” Crilly told NBC after the clip went viral overnight. Experts told NBC that Crilly's brush with the great white, which has seen its population rise in the area, may have been a hungry mother about to give birth.