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Dr. Oz Caught in 'Complex and Fact-Intensive Family Drama'

GOP Pa. candidate for US Senate, sister are battling another sister over large inheritance

(Newser) - Dr. Mehmet Oz is headed toward the general election in Pennsylvania, where the Republican celebrity doctor will face off for a Senate seat against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor, John Fetterman. But behind the scenes, Oz, 62, is in a multimillion-dollar inheritance fight with one of his siblings that'...

2 Sisters Slain in Suspected Honor Killing

So far, 6 men, including relatives, have been arrested

(Newser) - The topic of honor killing is again in the headlines, and this time it's killings—plural. Police in Pakistan have arrested six men and charged them with murdering two sisters in their 20s, reports the Guardian . Based on accounts in the AP and Express Tribune , authorities laid out the...

Jamie Lynn's Book Is Officially Out, and Britney Isn't Happy

'You are scum, Jamie Lynn' is singer's latest message on Instagram

(Newser) - Even in the most heated feuds, people sometimes just need a little breather to cool off. Apparently not enough time has passed for Britney Spears, as she ramped up her very public battle with sister Jamie Lynn this week over the latter's new book, reports Us Weekly . "I...

Cops Guarding a Murder Scene Took Victims' Pictures Instead

London cops Deniz Jaffer, Jamie Lewis get 2 years, 9 months in jail for sharing photos of slain sisters

(Newser) - In what the Guardian calls "the scandal that rocked Britain's largest force," two London cops who shared photos of two murdered sisters have been sentenced to two years and nine months in prison. Deniz Jaffer, 47, and Jamie Lewis, 33, of the Metropolitan Police had been stationed...

Woman Marks 100th Birthday With Her Centenarian Sisters

Lucy Pochop, 102, and Julia Kopriva, 104, helped little sister Frances Kompus celebrate her big day

(Newser) - Is there something in the water in Kansas? On Nov. 11, Frances Kompus marked her 100th birthday, celebrating with about 50 others at a party in Atwood. Also attending her centenarian soiree: her sisters Lucy Pochop, who turned 102 in June, and Julia Kopriva, who reached her 104th birthday in...

Sister of Death Row Inmate Makes Plea to Race Car Driver

She asks Lewis Hamilton to use his clout to free her sibling in Saudi Arabia

(Newser) - The sister of a man who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia is asking seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton to help save her brother's life. Zeinab Abu Al-Kheir told the AP in a telephone interview that Hamilton's declaration two weeks ago in Qatar that F1 is...

Sister of Gabby Petito's Fiance Speaks Out

'I wish I could talk to him,' Cassie Laundrie told GMA,' saying she hasn't had correspondence

(Newser) - Brian Laundrie is now considered a person of interest in the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who didn't come home with him after their cross-country trip this summer, but he's still not talking—to authorities, to Petito's family, or to the public. His parents, whom he shares...

Promotion for Kim Jong Un, With Possible Dis for Sis

N. Korean leader is now general secretary of ruling party, while Kim Yo Jong gets demoted—but why?

(Newser) - Kim Jong Un can now count himself among the same ranks as his late father and grandfather after receiving a coveted promotion from chairman to general secretary of North Korea's Workers' Party on Sunday. The nation's state media describes Kim's new role as "the brain of...

He Told Sisters to Wear Masks. He Was Stabbed 27 Times

Jessica Hill, 21, and Jayla Hill, 18, are accused of attempted murder in Chicago

(Newser) - A security guard for a Chicago store is recovering from dozens of stab wounds after prosecutors say two sisters confronted him over being told they had to wear face masks. Per the Chicago Tribune , Cook County prosecutors said in court Tuesday that 18-year-old Jayla Hill and her sister Jessica, 21,...

Mom, Sisters of Black Teen Killed by Cop Arrested

Tracy Cole, mother of 17-year-old Alvin Cole, was detained, then hospitalized after protest

(Newser) - The mother and sisters of a Black teen who was killed by a suburban Milwaukee cop have been arrested by police cracking down on protesters out after a curfew, per the AP . Alvin Cole's mother, Tracy Cole, and his sisters, Taleavia and Tristiana Cole, were arrested about 8:30pm...

3 Sisters, 3 Births on Same Day, Same Hospital

'This kind of blew everybody away'

(Newser) - Three Ohio sisters have defied odds by giving birth on the same day in the same hospital with the same obstetrician overseeing their deliveries, per the AP . Daneesha Haynes, Ariel Williams, and Ashley Haynes gave birth July 3 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital within a four-and-a-half-hour span, the Mansfield News Journal ...

They Showed Up to Work on the Bridge. They Made a Grim Find

Bodies of 2 sisters found in Georgia, and investigators say it was a double homicide

(Newser) - The bodies of a teen about to graduate from high school and her older sister were found under a Georgia bridge this week, and police say it's now a homicide investigation. CNN identifies the women as 19-year-old Vanita Richardson and 31-year-old Truvenia Campbell. The news site says the women...

Governor Faces Unexpected Spectator: 'You Killed My Brother'

Pamela Woods faces off against Kay Ivey in Alabama on death of Nathaniel Woods

(Newser) - An event kicking off the Alabama census got somewhat heated Thursday when the state's governor was confronted by the family of a man executed last week under her charge. The Washington Post reports that Gov. Kay Ivey was taking questions from reporters in Montgomery, and she was answering one...

7-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots, Injures 11-Year-Old Brother

It happened in Chicago; 5 other kids injured in separate Windy City shootings on the same night

(Newser) - Two siblings in Chicago got their hands on a gun Friday, and now one of them is hospitalized. Police say an 11-year-old boy and his 7-year-old sister "gained access" to a firearm in the Lawndale home, and the girl was handling the gun when it appears to have accidentally...

5-Year-Old Saves Sister From Fire, Goes Back for Dog

Georgia's Noah Woods is being hailed as a hero

(Newser) - First Noah Woods saved his sister, pulling her out a window during a house fire last weekend in Georgia's Bartow County. Then he went back for the family dog. Have we mentioned Noah is 5 years old? Fire officials say the blaze in Noah's Kingston home started Sunday...

Teen Steps Up to Help Sick Sister, Gets in Trouble at School

Newt Johnson told he's violating district's dress code

(Newser) - Maggie Johnson, 11, was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease in October, requiring her to undergo chemo and dialysis that started making her curly red hair fall out, per WOAI . Her big brother, 16-year-old Newt, decided to do something special for her—and now his family says he's been...

Even More Xmas Day Tragedy for George Michael's Family

Sister Melanie Panayiotou dies at age 55 on 3-year anniversary of pop star's death

(Newser) - Christmas will never feel the same again for George Michael's family after the pop star died on that day in 2016 at the age of 53. Now, even more tragedy associated with the holiday for the Panayiotou clan: Melanie Panayiotou, the 55-year-old sister of the singer (birth name: Georgios...

Cops: Teen Strangled Pregnant 'Embarrassment' of a Sister

Police say Eduardo Arevalo killed 23-year-old Viridiana Arevalo when she was 8 months pregnant

(Newser) - The body of a missing pregnant Texas woman has been found, and cops say her younger brother has confessed to killing her. The Dallas Morning News reports 19-year-old Eduardo Arevalo has been charged with capital murder in the death of his 23-year-old sister, Viridiana Arevalo, who was eight months pregnant....

Woman Found in Syrian Trailer Could Be a 'Gold Mine'

Rasmiya Awad, said to have been detained by Turkish forces, is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's sister

(Newser) - US authorities weren't able to question former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi before his death in Syria. But they might get to question his older sister. Rasmiya Awad, 65, was seized Monday in a raid near the town of Azaz in Aleppo province, according to Turkish officials who now...

The US Army Has Never Seen Anything Like These 2 Before

Maria Barrett and Paula Lodi are first sisters in military branch to achieve the rank of general

(Newser) - Siblings are always trying to pull rank on each other, but these sisters have taken it to a whole new level. Meet Maria Barrett and Paula Lodi, who've both attained the title of general in the US Army—an achievement the Army believes is the first of its kind...

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