Megalodon killer sharks wiped out earlier than previously thought, emergence of great whites played a part: Research

Megalodon killer sharks wiped out earlier than previously thought, emergence of great whites played a part: Research
Megalodon killer sharks wiped out earlier than previously thought, emergence of great whites played a part: Research

The new discovery also suggests that the megalodon went extinct long before a suite of strange seals, walruses, sea cows, porpoises, dolphins and whales all disappeared.

Super snow moon, the biggest supermoon of the year, on February 19 is a lunar spectacle you cannot miss

Super snow moon, the biggest supermoon of the year, on February 19 is a lunar spectacle you cannot miss
Super snow moon, the biggest supermoon of the year, on February 19 is a lunar spectacle you cannot miss

The biggest, brightest supermoon of 2019, now being called “Super Snow Moon” will be visible to Earthlings on Tuesday and it is going to be a lunar spectacle.

THE FACTS: From Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Netflix payout to a dog killed for being named named Donald Trump

THE FACTS: From Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Netflix payout to a dog killed for being named named Donald Trump
THE FACTS: From Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Netflix payout to a dog killed for being named named Donald Trump

You may have read some of these patently untrue stories recently...the Associated Press checked them out and here are the facts

Ann Coulter says Donald Trump's national emergency is to "scam the stupidest people in his base for next 2 years"

Ann Coulter says Donald Trump's national emergency is to "scam the stupidest people in his base for next 2 years"
Ann Coulter says Donald Trump's national emergency is to "scam the stupidest people in his base for next 2 years"

Ann Coulter turned against the president last month, after he unexpectedly agreed to reopen the government without any border funds.

University of Gothenburg faces backlash over plans to euthanize six Labradors used in dental implant trial

University of Gothenburg faces backlash over plans to euthanize six Labradors used in dental implant trial
University of Gothenburg faces backlash over plans to euthanize six Labradors used in dental implant trial

A petition by an animal rights body has already obtained over 84,000 signatures, though it appears the university will be going ahead with the euthanization .

Pope Francis defrocks former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession and crimes against minors

Pope Francis defrocks former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession and crimes against minors
Pope Francis defrocks former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession and crimes against minors

Defrocking means McCarrick, 88, who now lives in a friary in Kansas after he lost his title of cardinal last year, won't be allowed to celebrate Mass or other sacraments.

BERATE GASBY: Husband of lifestyle guru B Smith slammed for dating another woman while caring for Alzheimer's-stricken wife

BERATE GASBY: Husband of lifestyle guru B Smith slammed for dating another woman while caring for Alzheimer's-stricken wife
BERATE GASBY: Husband of lifestyle guru B Smith slammed for dating another woman while caring for Alzheimer's-stricken wife

With the 69-year-old's condition worsening, she has given permission to Gasby to date other women. At present she is cared by Gasby who is helped by current girlfriend Alex Lerner

Aurora shooting: How a bloody tragedy unfolded when man being fired from job fatally shot five workers

Aurora shooting: How a bloody tragedy unfolded when man being fired from job fatally shot five workers
Aurora shooting: How a bloody tragedy unfolded when man being fired from job fatally shot five workers

Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said the gunman, 45-year-old Gary Martin, was being fired from his job Friday after 15-years with the company.

School expels two students after their mother refused to have them vaccinated on religious grounds

School expels two students after their mother refused to have them vaccinated on religious grounds
School expels two students after their mother refused to have them vaccinated on religious grounds

The school district rejected the family's argument that the expulsion violated their right of religious exemption, with the state supreme court also ruling in the former's favor.

Hero mom hailed after she pumped and dumped breast milk through 6 months of chemo so she could breastfeed her son

Hero mom hailed after she pumped and dumped breast milk through 6 months of chemo so she could breastfeed her son
Hero mom hailed after she pumped and dumped breast milk through 6 months of chemo so she could breastfeed her son

35 days after her chemo treatment ended, Nikki Heying was able to breastfeed her son again and shared her inspiring story on Facebook

'Abducted in Plain Sight': Netflix documentary sheds new light on shocking details of Jan Broberg kidnapping

'Abducted in Plain Sight': Netflix documentary sheds new light on shocking details of Jan Broberg kidnapping
'Abducted in Plain Sight': Netflix documentary sheds new light on shocking details of Jan Broberg kidnapping

Jan Broberg was kidnapped twice by a family friend, once when she was 12 and then again when she was 14, with 'Abducted in Plain Sight' chronicling the horrifying story.

'Dirty Duchess' of Argyll Margaret was the first victim of revenge porn, claims biographer

'Dirty Duchess' of Argyll Margaret was the first victim of revenge porn, claims biographer
'Dirty Duchess' of Argyll Margaret was the first victim of revenge porn, claims biographer

In their divorce case, Margaret Campbell's husband submitted sexually explicit polaroids of his wife, and the subsequent judgment painted her as a "nymphomaniac socialite"

Teenager accused of 6-year-old Alesha MacPhail's murder joked about her death in Snapchat group

Teenager accused of 6-year-old Alesha MacPhail's murder joked about her death in Snapchat group
Teenager accused of 6-year-old Alesha MacPhail's murder joked about her death in Snapchat group

16-year-old boy accused of killing six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July, sent a Snapchat selfie to his friends mocking her death

School boys pool in allowances to buy flowers for all 270 girls and 70 women staffers on Valentine's day

School boys pool in allowances to buy flowers for all 270 girls and 70 women staffers on Valentine's day
School boys pool in allowances to buy flowers for all 270 girls and 70 women staffers on Valentine's day

Eighth-grader Tristan Valentine, seventh-grader Kyan Rice, and sixth-grader Lincoln Holmes teamed up and decided to spread a little Valentine's Day cheer at their school

Pregnant 19-year-old Shamima Begum who fled Britain to join ISIS could be prevented from returning: UK Home Secretary

Pregnant 19-year-old Shamima Begum who fled Britain to join ISIS could be prevented from returning: UK Home Secretary
Pregnant 19-year-old Shamima Begum who fled Britain to join ISIS could be prevented from returning: UK Home Secretary

Begum made headlines four years ago after she fled the UK from Gatwick Airport to Turkey along with her friends Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase

Obama's border patrol chief says wall is 'critically pertinent' for safety and security of the US

Obama's border patrol chief says wall is 'critically pertinent' for safety and security of the US
Obama's border patrol chief says wall is 'critically pertinent' for safety and security of the US

President Obama's Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan spoke with MEAWW about the imminent threats faced by US without a secure barrier at the US-Mexico border

21-year-old Algerian student has throat slit, attackers write 'he is gay' across the wall in his blood

21-year-old Algerian student has throat slit, attackers write 'he is gay' across the wall in his blood
21-year-old Algerian student has throat slit, attackers write 'he is gay' across the wall in his blood

21-year-old Assil Belalta, a junior medical student studying at the Taleb Abderrahane campus just outside Algiers, was found brutally murdered in his room this past week

Doctor treats his overdosing daughter instead of her friend who was in a worse state leading to his death

Doctor treats his overdosing daughter instead of her friend who was in a worse state leading to his death
Doctor treats his overdosing daughter instead of her friend who was in a worse state leading to his death

Dr. Jack Kerry presented evidence to an inquest into the death of 43-year-old Lucas Adam Pike who overdosed inside his Adelaide CBD clinic in March of 2016

5-month-old found emaciated, 'close to death' after vegan parents fed him mashed potatoes instead of baby formula

5-month-old found emaciated, 'close to death' after vegan parents fed him mashed potatoes instead of baby formula
5-month-old found emaciated, 'close to death' after vegan parents fed him mashed potatoes instead of baby formula

Robert Ronald Buskey, 31, and Julia Austin French, 20, were arrested and charged this past Wednesday with felony child abuse after their child was found extremely malnourished

Donald Trump declares National Emergency to fund border wall; Democrats threaten slew of lawsuits

Donald Trump declares National Emergency to fund border wall; Democrats threaten slew of lawsuits
Donald Trump declares National Emergency to fund border wall; Democrats threaten slew of lawsuits

Word that Trump would declare the emergency prompted condemnations from Democrats and threats of lawsuits from states and others who might lose federal money or said Trump was abusing his authority

Mothers who use illegal drugs during pregnancy leading to child's addiction will be charged with assault under proposed bill

Mothers who use illegal drugs during pregnancy leading to child's addiction will be charged with assault under proposed bill
Mothers who use illegal drugs during pregnancy leading to child's addiction will be charged with assault under proposed bill

Tennessee lawmakers Terri Weaver and Janice Bowling want to charge mothers if their child is born addicted or harmed because of the drugs they took during pregnancy

Jussie Smollett attack: Chicago police and Fox dispute reports that assault on 'Empire' star was a hoax

Jussie Smollett attack: Chicago police and Fox dispute reports that assault on 'Empire' star was a hoax
Jussie Smollett attack: Chicago police and Fox dispute reports that assault on 'Empire' star was a hoax

The reports surfaced late Thursday as detectives were questioning two "persons of interest" who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area of downtown Chicago where Smollett said he was attacked last month

Mother on meth found slumped over in running car while her 8-month-old child slept in the backseat

Mother on meth found slumped over in running car while her 8-month-old child slept in the backseat
Mother on meth found slumped over in running car while her 8-month-old child slept in the backseat

Brittney Merritt was arrested after she was found in a running vehicle with methamphetamine, syringes, and other drug paraphernalia as her 8-month-old child slept in the backseat

Angry Muslim parents protest against schoolteacher for homosexuality and gender reassignment course

Angry Muslim parents protest against schoolteacher for homosexuality and gender reassignment course
Angry Muslim parents protest against schoolteacher for homosexuality and gender reassignment course

The outrage is aimed at Andrew Moffat who began the 'No Outsiders' course in a bid to teach children about British Values and the Equality at the a community school in Birmingham

Trump replaces Obama-era White House golf simulator with flashy new one worth $50k

Trump replaces Obama-era White House golf simulator with flashy new one worth $50k
Trump replaces Obama-era White House golf simulator with flashy new one worth $50k

Trump's new system was described by the Washington Post as "allow[ing] him to play virtual rounds at courses all over the world by hitting a ball into a large video screen.”

Minneapolis father raped his disabled twin daughters, and impregnated one twice

Minneapolis father raped his disabled twin daughters, and impregnated one twice
Minneapolis father raped his disabled twin daughters, and impregnated one twice

One of the man's children revealed that their 52-year-old father forced her and her sister to have sex with him every day since they were in their early teens.

Swedish tourist gets Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus's wedding pictures after mix-up, she gives it back

Swedish tourist gets Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus's wedding pictures after mix-up, she gives it back
Swedish tourist gets Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus's wedding pictures after mix-up, she gives it back

Elvira Nordström said she didn't make the pictures public or sold them as she didn't want to "have hurting Chris Hemsworth on my conscience."

Trump now officially 'obese' according to government guidelines, yet his physician says he's in 'very good health'

Trump now officially 'obese' according to government guidelines, yet his physician says he's in 'very good health'
Trump now officially 'obese' according to government guidelines, yet his physician says he's in 'very good health'

According to the statistics released by the physician, it showed that Trump, who measures in at a height at 6-foot-3, had gained four pounds since his last physical test results were released in July 2018

Schoolgirl, 15, hit and killed by train as she was crossing track while looking at her phone

Schoolgirl, 15, hit and killed by train as she was crossing track while looking at her phone
Schoolgirl, 15, hit and killed by train as she was crossing track while looking at her phone

Evie Wright was found dead lying face down across the railway tracks at Corondale Crossing.in Worle, Somerset on March 6, 2018,

New R. Kelly sex tape: Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer having sex with underage girl

New R. Kelly sex tape: Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer having sex with underage girl
New R. Kelly sex tape: Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer having sex with underage girl

Kelly and his attorney have for years denied allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls

Barack Obama shares photo of 'one and only' Michelle grooving to Motown on Valentine's Day

Barack Obama shares photo of 'one and only' Michelle grooving to Motown on Valentine's Day
Barack Obama shares photo of 'one and only' Michelle grooving to Motown on Valentine's Day

Obama took to Instagram on Thursday to pay a tribute to his wife of 26 years and shared a picture of her dancing to the tunes of Motown

Mother takes 10-year-old daughter to gym so she can be 'bikini body ready' from a young age

Mother takes 10-year-old daughter to gym so she can be 'bikini body ready' from a young age
Mother takes 10-year-old daughter to gym so she can be 'bikini body ready' from a young age

Hayley Sinclair, 43, and her daughter Maisie from London have been going to the gym twice a week for the past six years since Maisie was just 10 years old

Colorado runner who killed mountain lion with his bare hands in self defence says it was like a wrestling match

Colorado runner who killed mountain lion with his bare hands in self defence says it was like a wrestling match
Colorado runner who killed mountain lion with his bare hands in self defence says it was like a wrestling match

Speaking at a press conference, 31-year-old Travis Kauffman shared how his life flashed before his eyes and instinctively he went from flight mode to fight mode

Trump claims scaling 30,000ft Mount Everest will be easier than climbing his 30ft border wall

Trump claims scaling 30,000ft Mount Everest will be easier than climbing his 30ft border wall
Trump claims scaling 30,000ft Mount Everest will be easier than climbing his 30ft border wall

President Donald Trump made the claim during a conference attended by Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association in Washington on Wednesday

Texas teacher arrested for exchanging nude pictures and having sex and with a 15-year-old student in classroom

Texas teacher arrested for exchanging nude pictures and having sex and with a 15-year-old student in classroom
Texas teacher arrested for exchanging nude pictures and having sex and with a 15-year-old student in classroom

Gianna Bednarski, 32, was arrested for having sex with a male student in Texas after investigators found naked pictures and videos she had sent to the 15-year-old boy.

26-year-old woman lay dead in hot tub at parents' garden for three days after she accidentally fell in following an epileptic fit

26-year-old woman lay dead in hot tub at parents' garden for three days after she accidentally fell in following an epileptic fit
26-year-old woman lay dead in hot tub at parents' garden for three days after she accidentally fell in following an epileptic fit

A postmortem examination ruled Ella-Louise Tunney's death as accidental and cause of death as drowning after having an epileptic fit

Purse lost by teenager in 1954 located 65 years later with lipstick, basketball schedule, and note asking her to prom

Purse lost by teenager in 1954 located 65 years later with lipstick, basketball schedule, and note asking her to prom
Purse lost by teenager in 1954 located 65 years later with lipstick, basketball schedule, and note asking her to prom

Based on the contents of the time capsule, the county was able to figure out the purse belonged to Martha, who was a senior at the school in 1955

Florida rapper YNW Melly, who recently collaborated with Kanye West, charged with murdering two friends

Florida rapper YNW Melly, who recently collaborated with Kanye West, charged with murdering two friends
Florida rapper YNW Melly, who recently collaborated with Kanye West, charged with murdering two friends

19-year-old rapper YNW Melly who recently released a track with Kanye West was arrested for the murder of Christopher Thomas Jr, 19, and Anthony Williams, 21 in October 2018

Drinking just two sugar-free diet drinks increases risk of stroke, heart disease by a third: Study

Drinking just two sugar-free diet drinks increases risk of stroke, heart disease by a third: Study
Drinking just two sugar-free diet drinks increases risk of stroke, heart disease by a third: Study

The study tracked 80,000 women over 50 for 12 years and showed the risk of early death for sugar-free diet drink addicts is 16 percent higher than those who do not consume them

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest
Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest

With plenty of pills and powder sold locally out of the arriving fentanyl shipments that are also distributed around the U.S., the drug that has surpassed heroin for overdose deaths

Heroin addict who mugged and killed a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor for cash jailed for 15 years

Heroin addict who mugged and killed a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor for cash jailed for 15 years
Heroin addict who mugged and killed a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor for cash jailed for 15 years

The accused, identified as 40-year-old Artur Waszkiewicz, snatched pensioner Zofija Kaczan's handbag as she was walking to a church service in Normanton, Derby on May 28, 2018

Abusive Brisbane man douses girlfriend in petrol, sets her on fire leaving her in coma with horrific injuries

Abusive Brisbane man douses girlfriend in petrol, sets her on fire leaving her in coma with horrific injuries
Abusive Brisbane man douses girlfriend in petrol, sets her on fire leaving her in coma with horrific injuries

Kyesha Finemore's boyfriend Brae Taylor Lewis, who was sentenced to 11 years after leaving her covered in severe burns from head to toe, now wants his prison term reduced

6-year-old Alesha MacPhail had 117 injuries on her body and was 'raped before she was murdered'

6-year-old Alesha MacPhail had 117 injuries on her body and was 'raped before she was murdered'
6-year-old Alesha MacPhail had 117 injuries on her body and was 'raped before she was murdered'

Pathologist Dr John Williams gave evidence at Glasgow High Court and said Alesha MacPhail's injuries were 'beyond anything he has examined before in his profession'

Bride slammed for excluding childhood friend from wedding party because her 'massive breasts' would have been a distraction

Bride slammed for excluding childhood friend from wedding party because her 'massive breasts' would have been a distraction
Bride slammed for excluding childhood friend from wedding party because her 'massive breasts' would have been a distraction

The bride-to-be has shocked people with the reason behind not inviting her best friend to her wedding party and seems to have taken body shaming to a whole new level.

Man kidnaps woman and rapes her in front of her 5-year-old son to take revenge on his 'cheating wife'

Man kidnaps woman and rapes her in front of her 5-year-old son to take revenge on his 'cheating wife'
Man kidnaps woman and rapes her in front of her 5-year-old son to take revenge on his 'cheating wife'

Everett Simpson allegedly kidnapped the 25-year-old woman, who has not been identified, and her son after randomly targeting them at a shopping mall in New Hampshire in January

NYPD detective killed, sergeant wounded in friendly fire as they responded to a robbery in Queens

NYPD detective killed, sergeant wounded in friendly fire as they responded to a robbery in Queens
NYPD detective killed, sergeant wounded in friendly fire as they responded to a robbery in Queens

Brian Simonsen and his sergeant were responding to a robbery in a T-Mobile cell phone store in Queens when the incident happened.

Palestinian zoo officials rip out 14-month-old lioness cub's claws so 'children can play with her'

Palestinian zoo officials rip out 14-month-old lioness cub's claws so 'children can play with her'
Palestinian zoo officials rip out 14-month-old lioness cub's claws so 'children can play with her'

The Rafah zoo, which is in the southernmost part of the Gaza Strip close to the border with Egypt, clipped the claws of Falestine as part of a new scheme where they advertised children could play with the big cat

Mother who wasn't allowed to pump breast milk while working at KFC gets $1.5m in damages after her supply dried up

Mother who wasn't allowed to pump breast milk while working at KFC gets $1.5m in damages after her supply dried up
Mother who wasn't allowed to pump breast milk while working at KFC gets $1.5m in damages after her supply dried up

27-year-old Autumn Lampkins of Dover, Delaware claimed in her gender discrimination lawsuit that the chain made it impossible for her to pump her breast milk during her shifts

Teen Instagram influencer charged with endangering lives after she was filmed throwing a chair from the 45th floor of a high-rise

Teen Instagram influencer charged with endangering lives after she was filmed throwing a chair from the 45th floor of a high-rise
Teen Instagram influencer charged with endangering lives after she was filmed throwing a chair from the 45th floor of a high-rise

Zoia was filmed on camera while throwing a chair from the 45th-floor balcony of an Airbnb rental in a high-rise Toronto building, during rush-hour traffic.