New York Post – by Larry Celona, Tina Moore, Laura Italiano

A wealthy, 89-year-old artificial sweetener magnate who made Sweet’N Low a household name has committed suicide by jumping from his Park Avenue apartment building, law enforcement sources told The Post.

Donald Tober, CEO and co-owner of the New York-based 1,400-employee Sugar Foods, leapt to his death just after 5 a.m. Friday, and was found in the courtyard of the luxury Upper East Side building between 65th and 66th streets, the sources said. Continue reading “Wealthy Sweet’N Low magnate Donald Tober leaps to his death from NYC apartment”

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A local Walmart has sparked some controversy among customers complaining about how the statewide mandate is being enforced in its store.

News 10 spoke to a Walmart customer yesterday who was arrested for trespassing at the Eagle Point store after she removed her mask. Since then we have heard from other customers some complaining the mask mandate has not been enforced at the store while others are complaining about the way it is being enforced.  Continue reading “‘Don’t kick us to the curb,’ another customer speaks out about mask enforcement at Walmart”

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Oregon became the first state to decriminalize hard drugs like heroin, cocaine and meth in a 59-41% vote as of early Wednesday morning, according to the Associated Press.

The “Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act” will transition Oregon’s drug policy from a punitive, criminal approach to “a humane, cost-effective, health approach.”  Continue reading “Oregon becomes first state to decriminalize hard drugs like heroin and cocaine”

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NOVE VESELI, Czech Republic (Reuters) – A popular line of toy figures in the Czech Republic have begun wearing face masks along with the rest of the country to raise funds to buy equipment for medical staff fighting the novel coronavirus.  Continue reading “Czech toys don masks to help medics tackle coronavirus”

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More than a dozen homes in a Northern California neighborhood were evacuated Thursday after emergency responders found hundreds of military explosives inside the residence of a 70-year-old man who died of apparent natural causes.

Investigators in Stockton didn’t immediately know how the man came to possess the explosives, FOX 40 of Sacramento reported. Continue reading “California homes evacuated after ‘hundreds’ of military explosives found in residence where 70-year-old man died”

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The mother of an 11-year-old Hamburg, New York boy who recently died from flu-related complications doesn’t want her son to be remembered as “just a statistic” but rather as “the wonderful boy he was.”

Luca Calanni died Saturday at Oishei Children’s Hospital, his mother, Ashley Calanni, told local news station WTKR.   Continue reading “New York boy, 11, dies from flu: ‘We don’t want Luca to become just a statistic’”

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Virginia dad on Sunday brutally beat a man after he caught him allegedly molesting his two young children, police said.

Deputies responded to a disturbance coming from a residence in the 6800 block of Luce Lane in Spotsylvania County Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office said in a press release. Continue reading “Virginia dad pummels man in bedroom allegedly molesting young kids, police say”

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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former president who has been living outside the country, was sentenced to death in absentia Tuesday on charges of high treason stemming from his decision to suspend the constitution and detain judges in 2007.

Salman Nadeem, a government law officer, told Reuters that Musharraf was found guilty of Article 6 “for violation of the constitution of Pakistan.”  The three-person court ruled in favor of the sentence 2-1.  Continue reading “Pervez Musharraf, former president of Pakistan, sentenced to death for treason”