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A Georgia barber is offering a unique service to help misbehaving kids clean up their act. Little boys come in looking like kids, and leave looking like an old man. Russell Frederick is the co-owner of A-1 Kutz barber shop. He says he came up with the idea of the bad haircut when his own son was misbehaving. He says three children have already endured the embarrassing cuts in the past month.

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Pope Francis is hosting his second Google hangout today. The Vatican says the Pontiff will chat with special needs children from Brazil, India, Spain and the United States. The hangout session will be conducted live from the Vatican. A Vatican statement says, “the kids will share a glimpse into their lives and talk about their dreams with Pope Francis and the world.” Pope Francis’ first Google hangout took place in September.

Number 3
Hackers have stolen information on tens of millions of Anthem customers in a massive data breach that ranks among the largest in corporate history. The stolen information includes names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses and employment information. Anthem is the second-largest health insurer in the united states. The company operates plans including Anthem Blue Cross and Healthlink. The FBI is investigating.

Number 2
NBC news anchor Brian Williams is apologizing for a dramatic story he’s told many times dating back to the beginning of the Iraq War. It turns out it is isn’t true. Williams is apologizing for claiming as recently as Friday he’d been aboard a helicopter that was “forced down after being hit by an RPG.” Stars and Stripes reported Wednesday, “Williams arrived in the area about an hour later on another helicopter.”

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The crash site of Transasia flight GE235 is surrounded by rescuers this morning. Its unclear what caused the aircraft to crash on Wednesday, killing 31 people and injuring 15. 12 people are still missing. An air traffic control recording shows shortly before the plane hit a bridge, someone said, “mayday, mayday. Engine flameout.” The flight data recorder may give more information as to what happened. It was found in the tail of the plane.



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