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Republican debate: What time, what channel, live stream

With Iowa out of the way, but not without controversy, the remaining candidates for the Republican nomination for president will come together in New Hampshire for their eighth debate Saturday night.

There will be no undercard debate this time as three candidates -- former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Rand Paul -- have all suspended their campaigns. Those who  will be onstage  include: businessman Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina did not receive an invitation to join the men on stage, despite outperforming Kasich and Christie in Iowa. ABC says she will not be included in the debate, making her the only candidate for the Republican nomination not on stage Saturday.

https://twitter.com/ABCNewsLive/status/696126711117803521

The network announced Thursday she failed to meets its criteria for the debate in Manchester and they would not be issuing a last-minute invitation.

Here’s  a quick guide to when the debate airs, what channel it is on, and who will be there.

When: Saturday, Feb. 6

Where:   St. Anselm’s College Institute of Politics, Manchester,  N.H.

What time: Only one debate tonight and it starts at 9 p.m. (ET)

Hosted by: ABC News and the Independent Journal Review

Airs on: ABC - (DirecTVclick here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channels); (Dish Network - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel); (ATT U-verse - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel)

Debate coverage: Coverage of the debates begin at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC

Live stream: The debates will also be streaming live at abc.go.com. http://abc.go.com/watch-live

Moderators:  "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and Martha Raddatz, co-anchor of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" will be the moderators.

Who can participate: According to ABC News, candidates were invited to participate if they placed among the top three finishers in the Iowa caucuses, or placed among the top six in an average of national polls, or placed among the top six in an average of New Hampshire polls.

Who's in: Here are the candidates participating in the primetime debate and their website links.

Donald Trump

Ted Cruz

Ben Carson

Marco Rubio

Jeb Bush

Chris Christie  

John Kasich

Where they will stand: Trump will stand center-stage with Cruz, Carson and Christie to his left. Rubio, Bush and Kasich will be to his right.

Likely issues:

While we don't know for sure, the likely issues to be raised in the debate include:

1. The validity of the results of the Iowa caucus – Trump claims Cruz put out false information about Carson leaving the race, asking Carson supporters  to caucus for him.

2. Who is “establishment?” – Which candidate will claim to be the least of the “insiders.”

3. Rubio’s accomplishments – Rick Santorum endorsed Rubio when he suspended his campaign, but had trouble naming Rubio’s accomplishments as a senator when asked by a reporter.

4. Immigration – The issue was a contentious one in the last debate.

5. Terrorism – It’s something a large number of Americans still say is one of their top concerns.

When's the next one:

The next Republican debate is scheduled for Feb. 13, in South Carolina. It will be hosted by CBS News.

The next Democratic debate will be Feb. 11, in Milwaukee, Wisc. It’s sponsored by PBS and the Wisconsin Democratic Party.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:44:16 -0500

Local restaurants prepare for Sunday’s big game

Restaurants around the Charlotte area are scrambling to prepare for Sunday’s big game.
 
Draft bar and restaurant set-up a tent and rented more seating to accommodate several hundred people who have already made reservations to watch Super Bowl 50 at the restaurant Sunday.
 
"Obviously we're proud to be right here and cheering for our hometown Panthers,” Summer Wyatt said. “It’s going to be a great day.”
 
A great day and one potentially for the record books at Draft bar and restaurant.
 
Already managers at the restaurant have taken calls from 300 people requesting reservations.
 
And all week long they've been training for it.

More food more kegs. We will have more food fresh in the morning more of our staff preparing so we have drinks and great food,” Wyatt said.  
 
Across town, the manager at DD Peckers took call after call Saturday morning.
 
“The phone has been ringing since the panthers clinched the Super Bowl,” he said.
 
So far he has pre-orders for nearly 50,000 wings.
 
"This year we've already had more pre-orders than we sell for a whole day of the super bowl,” Justin Holland said.
 
His team will have to wake early Sunday and cook hundreds of wings each hour in addition to serving day of customers who'll watch the game at his restaurant inside unusual, but welcomed business.
 
"We think the max we can do is 15,000 and we have 13 already. If you need some order now unfortunately the phone is going to be off the hook Sunday. 

Later Saturday, Channel 9 learned that wing store had orders for about 1,000 more wings by Saturday afternoon. 

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:01:19 -0500

Multiple cars fall through lake at ice festival

Several cars parked on the ice fell through it at the Winterfest celebration in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Saturday.

Winterfest features the US National Snow Sculpting Competition, sled racing and other winter activities.

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Social media users shared images from the scene:

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This is a developing story, check back for updates.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:44:50 -0500

Tillman foundation raffle winner heads to Super Bowl

One lucky Carolina Panthers fan is heading west to the big game.
 
Brian Medlock' arrived at Charlotte Douglas Airport Saturday morning a little after 3 a.m. to catch his flight to California.

Medlock won Super Bowl tickets from cornerback Charles Tillman this week.

https://twitter.com/peanuttillman/status/695653872774180864

Tillman raffled off the tickets to benefit his charity, The Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, which helps families struggling to pay for their child's medical care.
 
“When I got that call Friday night I was in disbelief. It's really a dream come true, a once in a life time opportunity and I'm going to make the most of it,” Medlock said.

https://twitter.com/peanuttillman/status/695416041854218240

As a part of the package, Medlock will get a two-night hotel stay, airfare; and an expense allowance.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:44:46 -0500

Here’s how one competitor prepares for 'Puppy Bowl'

On the eve of the nationally televised “Puppy Bowl,” Butler County’s Rugby already had his game face on -- friendly, furry and fun-loving.

The 7-month-old mixed terrier is one of the stars of Super Bowl Sunday’s Puppy Bowl, which will be broadcast on the Animal Planet channel prior to the slightly more popular, two-legged football game.

Rugby huddled with fans Saturday at his former home, the Animal Friends Humane Society in Hamilton, where the West Chester Twp. woman who discovered him last summer first laid eyes on him.

Little did Kelsey Barker suspect she was falling hard for a future TV star.

“I’m hoping he’ll be the MVP of the Puppy Bowl,” said Barker as she helped Rugby hand out “pawtographs” featuring his photo as one of the hand-picked members of “Team Fluff.”

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“Team Fluff” will battle “Team Ruff” in one of the most watched TV shows on the Animal Planet channel.

This year’s “Puppy Bowl” pregame show, which features analysis and commentary, starts at 2:30 p.m. on Animal Planet. Kickoff is at 3 p.m.

Rugby’s appearance promoted the shelter’s latest offer -- Anyone interested in adopting a dog Saturday could do so for just $50 in celebration of Super Bowl 50.

Barker is a former shelter volunteer and she was happy that her beloved pup’s public showing was helping to encourage more area residents to consider adopting a dog or cat.

“Rugby brings attention that you can really get a good pet from the shelter,” she said.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:18:45 -0500

Florida teen on probation arrested after allegedly bragging about gun range visit

A Florida teenager on probation for a mass shooting was rearrested after allegedly posting a video to his public Facebook page.

According to the Miami Herald, authorities believe Will Campbell, 18, went to a gun range with others on Jan 14, and later posted video of his trip on Facebook. In a clip from the gun range visit, Campbell allegedly boasts, “Check me out, head shots and all.”

Note: Video contains graphic content, viewer discretion advised.

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In addition to not being allowed to possess a firearm, Campbell was also not allowed to leave his home. According to the Herald, Campbell is also seen on the tape wearing a GPS ankle monitor. 

Campbell served nearly a year in prison for his role in a 2014 mass shooting at The Spot nightclub that left one teen critically wounded and more than a dozen injured, the Herald reports. The shooting was believed to be gang-related. Campbell served a year in prison after pleading guilty to one count of attempted second-degree murder before being placed on house arrest and probation.

According to the police report, a loaded gun and marijuana was found in Campbell's bedroom when he was arrested in January for violating his probation.

Campbell's attorney plans to mount a "vigorous defense" against the new charges, according to the Miami Herald.

Read more at Miami Herald.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:57:45 -0500

Republican debate: What time, what channel, live stream

With Iowa out of the way, but not without controversy, the remaining candidates for the Republican nomination for president will come together in New Hampshire for their eighth debate Saturday night.

There will be no undercard debate this time as three candidates -- former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Rand Paul -- have all suspended their campaigns. Those who  will be onstage  include: businessman Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina did not receive an invitation to join the men on stage, despite outperforming Kasich and Christie in Iowa. ABC says she will not be included in the debate, making her the only candidate for the Republican nomination not on stage Saturday.

https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/695915572811403265

The network announced Thursday she failed to meets its criteria for the debate in Manchester and they would not be issuing a last-minute invitation.

Here’s  a quick guide to when the debate airs, what channel it is on, and who will be there.

When: Saturday, Feb. 6

Where:   St. Anselm’s College Institute of Politics, Manchester,  N.H.

What time: Only one debate tonight and it starts at 9 p.m. (ET)

Hosted by: ABC News and the Independent Journal Review

Airs on: ABC - (DirecTVclick here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channels); (Dish Network - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel); (ATT U-verse - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel)

Debate coverage: Coverage of the debates begin at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC

Live stream: The debates will also be streaming live at abc.go.com. http://abc.go.com/watch-live

Moderators:  "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and Martha Raddatz, co-anchor of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" will be the moderators.

Who can participate: According to ABC News, candidates were invited to participate if they placed among the top three finishers in the Iowa caucuses, or placed among the top six in an average of national polls, or placed among the top six in an average of New Hampshire polls.

Who's in: Here are the candidates participating in the primetime debate and their website links.

Donald Trump

Ted Cruz

Ben Carson

Marco Rubio

Jeb Bush

Chris Christie  

John Kasich

Where they will stand: Trump will stand center-stage with Cruz, Carson and Christie to his left. Rubio, Bush and Kasich will be to his right.

Likely issues:

While we don't know for sure, the likely issues to be raised in the debate include:

1. The validity of the results of the Iowa caucus – Trump claims Cruz put out false information about Carson leaving the race, asking Carson supporters  to caucus for him.

2. Who is “establishment?” – Which candidate will claim to be the least of the “insiders.”

3. Rubio’s accomplishments – Rick Santorum endorsed Rubio when he suspended his campaign, but had trouble naming Rubio’s accomplishments as a senator when asked by a reporter.

4. Immigration – The issue was a contentious one in the last debate.

5. Terrorism – It’s something a large number of Americans still say is one of their top concerns.

When's the next one:

The next Republican debate is scheduled for Feb. 13, in South Carolina. It will be hosted by CBS News.

The next Democratic debate will be Feb. 11, in Milwaukee, Wisc. It’s sponsored by PBS and the Wisconsin Democratic Party.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:55:31 -0500

Police: Florida man fires gun after he didn't get invited to barbecue

A Boca Raton man, upset that he wasn’t invited to a barbecue, was arrested after he allegedly fired five shots into the air from his car as he drove in the neighborhood where the cookout was being held, according to a police report.

Bryan Andrew Morejon, 24, is facing a charge of firing a weapon from a vehicle and was released Friday from the Palm Beach County Jail after posting a $5,000 bond.

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The shooting took place on Oct. 24 and Morejon was arrested Thursday. The arrest report does not indicate why Morejon wasn’t arrested earlier.

No one saw Morejon fire the weapon, but witnesses said they saw a white Ford Crown Victoria speeding away after they heard gunshots. Shell casings from a 9mm firearm were found at the scene.

The day after the shooting, a neighborhood resident met with Boca Raton police and said his daughter recently had a “falling out” with Morejon due to his “erratic behavior,” the report said. The daughter said she “believes Bryan was upset with the fact she was having a barbecue” on Oct. 25 and Morejon was not invited.

Police were also told by the woman that Morejon owned a 9mm pistol and that he used a white Ford Crown Victoria that belonged to his employer.

Morejon admitted to detectives that he fired five shots from his Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun after a confrontation a couple of days before with a friend in the neighborhood, the report said.

Morejon said he was “blowing off steam” when he fired the gun.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:37:19 -0500

Researchers say new drug could end flu as we know it

A new study sheds light on a new drug that could end the flu as we know it.

University of Washington researchers co-authored the study in the journal PLOS Pathogens.

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The revolutionary new drug is called HB36.6. In lab studies it treats the flu, but more importantly, it could also prevent someone from ever developing the flu.

The drug appears to cover multiple strains of the flu. Scientists say the drug would be far more effective than Tamiflu, if the lab work in mice relates to the human body.

In the study, lab mice were given a single dose of HB36.6 via the nose.  Two days later, they were injected with the 2009 strain of the H1N1 pandemic flu virus that killed more than a half million people in Asia.

The mice were completely protected and did not develop any flu symptoms.

Mice that were exposed to the H1N1 flu first were also protected with the new drug.

Researchers also found that a single dose of HB36.6 was more effective in mice than 10 doses of Tamiflu. 

Researchers believe the anti-flu drug could also work just as effectively in people who have weakened immune systems.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:08:14 -0500

Teen texting, using Snapchat, FaceTime causes rollover crash

Police say a 17-year-old girl is facing criminal charges after admitting to texting and using FaceTime and Snapchat while driving her car.

According to the police report, the girl’s vehicle clipped the rear of a car in front of her, forcing the car into a ditch.

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The girl’s car spun clockwise, rolling to a stop on its top in the northbound lanes.

According to the State Patrol, the vehicle in front of her was trying to turn into a driveway when the driver saw the car behind her approaching at a high rate of speed.

The driver attempted to veer right to get out of the way.

The girl was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. She was charged with reckless driving.

The other driver was uninjured.

The crash restricted traffic to a single lane for roughly two hours. 

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:00:17 -0500

Chelsea Clinton campaigning for her mother in SC

One of Hillary Clinton's top surrogates is making a solo campaign trip to South Carolina.

On Saturday, Chelsea Clinton will travel to the early primary state on behalf of her mother's presidential campaign.

Officials said Chelsea Clinton is slated to attend Women for Hillary events in Rock Hill and Spartanburg.

She is also scheduled to address Clemson University's Program in Women's Leadership about her mother's plans to help women and families and the role of both in this year's election.

Copyright The Associated Press

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:53:34 -0500

CMPD responds to 4 wrecks caused by ice along Independence

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police worked four different accidents caused by ice Saturday morning.

All of the crashes were along Independence Boulevard near Brookshire Freeway.

Traffic was backed up for miles for more than an hour.

Channel 9 asked officials if water from street cleaning Friday possibly caused the ice to form.

There were no life-threatening injuries.
 

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:15:11 -0500

Body of Oakboro police chief's niece found Friday

The Stanly County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after a body was found in Oakboro on Friday afternoon.

The Oakboro police chief told Channel 9 the person is his niece, Amy Edwards Boger, 45.

Authorities found Boger's body just before 4 p.m. at a house on Griffin Greene Boulevard.

Officials believe that Boger suffered from one gunshot wound.

Sheriff George T. Burris said that the investigation is very concerning to investigators and that his office is working with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding Boger's death.

Investigators are speaking with family members to determine what Boger was doing in the hours leading up to her death.

Check back for more on this developing story.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:36:58 -0500

The Boston Globe applauded 'Spotlight,' and now the Vatican has too

"Spotlight," best picture contender at this year's Oscars, has earned massive critical praise for its retelling of The Boston Globe's investigation into sex abuse within the Catholic Church.

It even got the praise of the Boston Globe's staff for the film's accuracy in depicting the real-life players in the story. (Video via Open Road Films / "Spotlight")

But Thursday, "Spotlight" probably got the highest praise of all. It was screened at the Vatican for a commission on clerical sex abuse.

The commission is meeting for a three-day conference to find better ways to protect children and prevent abuse by priests. The group was founded in 2014 as part of Pope Francis' pledge to fight child abuse within the church.

One member of the commission, who was abused by a London priest as a child, told the Los Angeles Times, "The film is extremely worrying about the cover-up of abuse in the Catholic Church, and I think it would be a good moment for the pope to see it."

And though the pope wasn't actually at the Vatican screening, Vatican Radio has praised the film in the past, calling it "honest" with "extraordinary performances."

And that feedback is exactly what those involved with the film wanted. Mark Ruffalo, nominated for an Oscar for his role in the film, said at the 2015 premiere, "I hope the Vatican will use this movie as a perfect opportunity to begin to right these wrongs." (Video via Open Road Films / "Spotlight")

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:36:43 -0500

Lucky teenager gets to keep $18,000 bar of gold she found

A teenager in Germany found a 1-pound gold bar in a lake last year. She did the responsible (or arguably foolish) thing and turned the gold in to police.

When the police couldn't find the owner in six months, the bar was returned to the 16-year-old. 

The lake was reportedly close to Adolf Hitler's home, leading some to suggest the gold bar was from some lost Nazi treasure. There is currently no concrete evidence the gold ever actually belonged to Hitler or any other Nazi. (Video via History Channel)

Now for the really important part: How much money is the bar worth? About $18,000. 

This video includes images from Ignaz Wiradi / CC BY-SA 3.0.

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:36:36 -0500

In defense of Coldplay's Super Bowl billing

Coldplay has rocked stadium-filled crowds plenty of times, but was anyone else a little surprised upon learning British band will be headlining the Super Bowl halftime show? (Video via Coldplay)

"When you try your best, but you don't succeed," sings Chris Martin in "Fix You." (Video via Parlophone Records / Coldplay)

Hopefully the football game is tied.

When Coldplay was announced as part of the mid-game intermission's entertainment, many considered the band better suited for a chess match.

The headliners will share part of their show with Beyoncé, whose music is much more likely to be heard at a club or party –– which is kind of what the Super Bowl is. (Video via Beyoncé)

But if you dig deeper into the past 10 years of Super Bowl halftime performances, you'll find Coldplay could be a pretty good fit — dare we say it, maybe even more prototypical than Beyoncé? (Video via NFL)

Members of the Beyhive, give me a chance to explain. We took a look at the speed of past Super Bowl sets, thinking beats per minute could be a good indicator of how lively an artist's performance is.

We only counted the headliners' songs for the past 10 Super Bowls. For example, Missy Elliot's songs during last year's Super Bowl didn't affect Katy Perry's average, even if Perry sang in the background. (Video via Capitol Records / Katy Perry)

After averaging all the songs in their sets to get an overall pace for each artist, we found Beyoncé's set average in 2013 was actually the slowest.

Obviously we don't know which songs Coldplay will choose to include in its set, and there's definitely room for debate. We chose the band's top songs as charted by iTunes, focusing on the most popular six, a good middle-ground estimate for recent headliners' sets. (Video via Apple)

Now, what gets interesting for Coldplay is it all depends on its most recent album "A Head Full of Dreams." (Video via Parlophone Records / Coldplay)

If  the band performs "Adventure of a Lifetime" and "Hymn for the Weekend" (which features Beyoncé), its set will be the second-slowest, just above Queen Bey's.

But if the band skips over its newest work and feature more throwbacks, like Katy Perry did with "I Kissed a Girl" and the Black Eyed Peas with "Where Is the Love?," Coldplay's set actually becomes the third-fastest, behind Prince and the Rolling Stones.

With that kind of range, Coldplay could fall right in the middle as a prototypical Super Bowl performer. Of course, there's more to a great performance than just high BPMs.

Coldplay takes center stage with Beyoncé, and likely some other top artists, Feb. 7. (Video via NFL)

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:35:56 -0500

What Zika virus is — and isn't

Zika is a type of flavivirus, which means it's mosquito-borne, like West Nile virus or yellow fever. It's named for the Zika Forest in Uganda and was first isolated in rhesus monkeys.

The virus causes a relatively mild infection in humans: fever, rash and conjunctivitis that lasts as long as a week. Roughly 20 percent of those infected display symptoms. There is no treatment or vaccine.

Like other flaviviruses, Zika is carried and primarily transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. In rarer cases, pregnant women can pass it to their unborn babies. There have also been reports of the disease spreading through sexual contact and blood transfusions. It's not transmitted directly from person to person the way a cold might spread.

And it's not confirmed that Zika causes birth defects, despite increased incidents in infants alongside rising Zika infections in Brazil. Zika's link to microcephaly, or head deformations in newborns, are circumstantial and not fully understood yet.

On Monday, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern — for microcephaly, not Zika — and directed health workers to investigate if there's a causal link between the two. (Video via World Health Organization)

In the meantime, the Centers for Disease Control and WHO recommend that potential and expecting mothers exercise caution.

The CDC says in the U.S. the only confirmed cases of Zika have been transmitted through sexual contact. The CDC warns case counts are likely to increase — and the virus will go where the Aedes mosquito can survive.

On Friday, the CDC issued new recommendations to those who have traveled to Zika-prone areas: Use condoms during sex or don't have sex.

Agencies are not yet banning travel in affected regions outright, but the American Red Cross and Canadian Blood Services have instituted blood donation delays for those returning from places where Zika is known to spread. (Video via American Red Cross)

Defense against mosquitoes is defense against Zika. The CDC recommends long clothing and insect repellent. If you develop symptoms, go see a doctor. (Video via knglaser / CC BY 3.0)

This video includes images from Getty Images. 

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:34:30 -0500

Report: Twitter may revamp timeline, users react to news

Twitter users responded with criticism following a report from BuzzFeed News that suggested Twitter is planning to launch a new feature that may affect users' timelines as early as next week.

What is being described as an algorithmic timeline is speculated to reorder tweets using an algorithm to determine which tweets people want to see. Currently, Twitter's timeline is in reverse chronological order.

Mashable reported in early December that Twitter had been experimenting with out-of-chronological-order timelines. The algorithm is believed to sort based on the quality of the tweet instead of by time, similar to Facebook.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey mentioned in 2015 that the company was questioning the current reverse chronological timeline in an effort to bolster its platform.

“We continue to show a questioning of our fundamentals in order to make the product easier and more accessible to more people,” Dorsey told Buzzfeed.

Currently a Twitter feed is in reverse chronological order, which some argue confuses Twitter newcomers. The feature is rumored to be ready to roll out next week and, according to Endgadget, will allow users to opt-in for the new timeline.

https://twitter.com/joshsternberg/status/695794971669098498

Twitter purists reacted harshly to the BuzzFeed announcement Friday:

Published: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:00:51 -0500

That ancient Greek statue does not have a laptop

The Greek marble carving "Grave Naiskos of an Enthroned Woman with an Attendant" sits in the Getty Museum in Malibu, California.

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The grave marker, dated 100 B.C., is intricate and features a woman opening what could be a shallow chest, according to its description at the museum.

But The Daily Mail reported that internet conspiracy theorists thought the chest looked like something else: A laptop with USB ports.

The theory first appeared in December and picked up steam in recent months.

But some experts found the theory to be ridiculous.

Classical archaeologist Dorothy Lobel King told Discovery News, “The claim is ridiculous as it is clearly a box."

Janet Burnett Grossman, author of “Greek Funerary Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collections at the Getty Villa,” said the sculpture is of a woman reaching for "the lid of an open flat box or mirror, held by a girl standing in front of her."

It seems like the experts don't buy internet conspiracists' theories.

http://twitter.com/MailOnline/status/695122533796966400

Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:38:58 -0500

Surveillance video captures terrifying carjacking

Armed carjackers beat and robbed a man for his work truck on Hatteras Way in northwest Atlanta and it was all caught on camera.

"I just didn't want him to shoot the gun," said the carjacking victim, who did not want to be identified.

That was the only thought racing through his mind. 

"I think it was more shock than anything because you don't think that's going to happen to you," the victim said.

He says his instincts kicked in when he looked down the barrel of a gun.

He struggled with the robber and tried to take the gun away -- or at the very least point it away from himself.

Neighbors in the Vinings on Chattahoochee neighborhood want the criminals to know that there are surveillance cameras throughout the community.

"Do something better with your life. There's more out there than the crimes you're committing, because you're going to get caught," the victim said.

Police say the suspect who had the gun has been caught, but the other two are still at large.

Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:18:39 -0500