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Video of Jimmy John’s worker's calm reaction to armed robbery goes viral

Video showing a Jimmy John’s worker's calm reaction to being robbed at gunpoint is going viral. 

Kansas City police released disturbing surveillance video on their YouTube page of the encounter. 

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In the caption for the video, police said they were called to the Jimmy Johns in the in Kansas City, Missouri, around 9:15 p.m. April 26. 

A man wearing a light blue hooded sweatshirt can be seen on surveillance video approaching the counter, placing an order and then pointing a gun at the cashier, Tuker Murray. 

The cashier calmly opens the register as the man can be seen pointing a gun first at other employees and then at the cashier's head. 

“He whispers to me quietly to open up the drawer, and I don’t do anything,” Murray told KSHB. “Then he cusses at me and says, ‘Open up the (expletive) drawer.’

“My manager behind me was telling me to give him the money.”

The cashier methodically pulls out all of the bills, grabs the quarters and hands the robber the cash. He then hands the entire register drawer over before the robber turns and walks out. 

The cashier then puts the drawer back inside the register. 

Police said Friday the suspect had been identified and taken into custody. An investigation is underway.

Kelcie Willis of the Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

VIDEO: Toddler reenacts 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' intro

Two-year-old Princeton Wright might not have been around when “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” was airing new episodes, but that didn’t stop the toddler from gleaning some inspiration from the show for his recent birthday party. 

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His mother, Hinesville, Georgia, photographer Neshaszda Wright of Neshaszda Z Photography, posted on her Facebook page a video on April 17 of her son dressed as Will Smith’s character from the 1990s sit-com.

“As I was approaching his big day I wanted to think of something fun and unique to do that matched his name and bingo!” Wright told The Huffington Post Thursday. “A light bulb went off and I said, ‘Let’s do ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air!’”

Decked out in a lime green, striped shirt and a yellow snapback, the toddler delivered his best Smith impersonation while a remake of the theme song played in the background.

“He loves taking pictures and videos so he was in his element,” Wright said. “In the first scene when he was spinning in the chair he was having a blast spinning around in the sun.”

Wright hopes Smith himself gets to see the video one day.

Since posting the video, it has over 1 million views. Watch it below.

Bed Bath & Beyond Facebook coupon a scam, report says

A coupon good for $75 at Bed Bath & Beyond making the rounds on Facebook is, unfortunately, not what it appears to be.

According to fact-checking website Snopes.com the coupon displays a name in its URL that is not part of Bed Bath & Beyond’s website, instead sending users to a fraudulent site posing as part of Bed Bath & Beyond.

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The company warned consumers about the scam on its own Facebook page, saying, “We know some of our customers are excited about this $75 offer circulating on Facebook. However, we all know some things are too good to be true! We are sorry for any confusion and disappointment this fake coupon has caused. We are partnering with Facebook to have these coupons removed. Thank you for your understanding!”

The coupon leads users to a survey on the fraudulent site, which can lead to subscription-based “Reward Offers”, or disclosure of personal details to nefarious types on social media, according to Snopes.

The Better Business Bureau said the warning here is to not believe what you see.

“It’s easy to steal the colors, logos and header of an established organization,” the BBB website said. “Scammers can also make links look like they lead to legitimate websites and emails appear to come from a different sender. Legitimate businesses do not ask for credit card numbers or banking information on customer surveys.”

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg surprises Ohio family, drops in for dinner

Guess who’s coming to dinner? Mark Zuckerberg!

In their wildest dreams, an Ohio family couldn’t imagine hosting dinner for one of the wealthiest people in the world, and talking about politics and an African charity they support with the Facebook founder and CEO, but that’s exactly what happened.

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Members of the Moore family said they didn’t know Zuckerberg was coming to dinner until about 20 minutes before he arrived, according to The Vindicator of Youngstown.

“I knew we were having a mystery guest, and that was about it,” Moore told the Youngstown newspaper.

“It was completely incredible.”

Zuckerberg has been traveling the country talking to people, after announcing on Facebook in January that he wanted to meet people in each state this year to talk about technology and globalization and its impact on Americans. His team set up the dinner with the Moores

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In a Facebook post, the tech mogul thanked the couple and shared a picture.

“Just got into Ohio. Thanks to Dan and Lisa Moore for welcoming me into your home for a wonderful dinner.”

Moore and his wife, Lisa, talked with Zuckerberg about politics and their work with Kisiizi Good Shepherd Orphanage in Uganda, The Vindicator reported. Zuckerberg told the Moores he’d help with a fundraiser to benefit the orphanage.

“We got to know a very cool guy,” Moore said. “Just down-to-earth and real easy to talk to.”

Home Depot data leak compromises customers’ private info again

A spread sheet listing about 8,000 customers, along with their transaction and a range of personal information, was posted for an unknown amount of time, on a Home Depot web site.

No financial data was part of the list, which did not compare with the 2014 data breach in which hackers installed software that provided them with personal and financial information for 56 million Home Depot customers. 

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“This recent cache of customer data that was exposed on HomeDepot.com is of a different type and scale than what was harvested during Home Depot’s breach of 2014,” wrote the Comsumerist, a part of the Consumer Reports organization. “While the spreadsheets contained no credit card data, bank account information, or Social Security numbers—which are considered legally protected data—the level of transaction detail was extensive.”

Company spokesman Stephen Holmes said the information was taken down just as soon as it was discovered, although he wasn’t sure exactly when that occurred. “That happened a while ago,” he said.

The information was posted online through a combination of technical glitch and human error, Holmes said.

The lists in this case were hosted under the Home Depot web domain so they were accessible to the public. However, they would be seen only by someone who knew where to look.

>> Related: Judge blocks data breach suit against The Home Depot

Still, the fact that any customer data was listed on the web is a problem that “raises a variety of questions,” the Consumerist wrote. “For instance: How frequently does this sort of thing happen? Do companies have any obligation to tell consumers if their data is exposed this way? And perhaps most important for the people whose names and information was listed in these documents: Just how potentially damaging could this data be if it fell into the wrong hands?”

Home Depot spokesman Holmes said there has been no indication thus far that anyone retrieved and misused the information. 

Brian Krebs, a cybersecurity expert who runs KrebsOnSecurity.com, told the Comsumerist that data such as names, addresses and customer service details could be used for “pretexting,” a scam in which the scammer convinces the that they have a pre-existing relationship – and then uses that to get valuable information. 

Krebs broke the story of Home Depot’s breach in 2014.

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Customers who wanted to see if their information was in those spreadsheets can check by calling Home Depot’s main customer service line: 800-466-3337.

“We have 1.5 billion transaction a year, so the chances that somebody calls at random and they are on the list are pretty small,” Holmes said. “But if a customer calls, we’ll tell him if his information was there.”

 

 

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Female dragonflies play dead to avoid amorous males

Female dragonflies are one of only a few animal species that play dead to avoid mating or death, falling out of the sky and remaining motionless until the amorous male dragonfly leaves.

That’s the conclusion of a new study in the journal Ecology by University of Zurich zoologist Rassim Khelifa, Newsweek reported.

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Khelifa, who documented the behavior while studying dragonflies in Switzerland, said it’s the first time scientists have seen dragonflies feigning death as a means of avoiding mating. 

“I witnessed a dragonfly dive to the ground while being pursued by another dragonfly. The individual that crashed was a female,” the scientist said, according to Newsweek. “She was lying motionless and upside down on the ground.”

Khelifa said he expected the female would be unconscious or even dead, after crashing to the ground.

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“But she surprised me by flying away quickly as I approached,” Khelifa said.

Scientists believe that by playing dead, the female dragonfly may survive longer and possibly reproduce more frequently and more successfully.

 

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Missing Cop Faked His Death, Fled To Mexico

George Clooney takes trip back in time through classic movies in new coffee ad

Actor George Clooney journeys through a number of classic movies in a new coffee commercial for Nespresso.

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Clooney, with the help green screen technology, travels from a remote movie set through scenes of six famous movies to get to a Nespresso store for a cup of coffee, only to find out that Andy Garcia has made it in the end to the original remote location with a cup of coffee for him.

The Oscar winner is seen riding in a car with Janet Leigh in the 1960’s Hitchcock thriller “Psycho,” on the back of Peter Fonda’s motorcycle in the 1969 film classic “Easy Rider,” and in the front seat of Burt Reynolds famous hot rod from 1977’s “Smokey and the Bandit.” He passes through 1987’s “The Muppet Movie,” 2003’s “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” and “Seabiscuit” from 2003.

Clooney has worked with Nespresso for more than 10 years, according to Today.com, but most of his commercial work for the coffee company has aired in Europe.

 

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