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New Jersey man trying to warn beachgoers about storm is killed by lightning strike

A New Jersey man was warning people on the beach about an incoming storm when he was fatally struck by lightning over the weekend, police said.

Patrick Dispoto, 59, of Manchester Township, was struck Sunday evening on J Street Beach, Seaside Park Sgt. Andrew Casole said.

Dispoto was found unconscious on the beach at 7:38 p.m., Casole said Wednesday.

Dispoto's girlfriend told investigators he went to warn others about an approaching storm while she stayed in the car, police said.

When he didn

Security guard moved to tears after students surprise him with trip to Nigeria

A group of students from Providence College raised money to gift a security guard a trip to see his family in Nigeria, where he hasn’t been in 10 years. The students created a fundraiser and they were able to exceed their initial goal of $3,500.

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"Modern day slavery": Foreign workers at U.S. bases face brutal hours, low pay

Abdulla thought it was the opportunity of a lifetime.

After struggling to find work in his home country of Bangladesh, he said a recruiter offered him a chance to work in a restaurant thousands of miles away in Kuwait City for the equivalent of $660 a month.

There was a catch: He would have to pay a hefty fee — about $10,250 — but he figured it was worth it. He says his mother got loans to cover the fee and he flew to Kuwait in January 2016. He was 21.

Abdulla said he arrived to broken promis

Choosing a new doctor? Beware of fake rave reviews

A lot of things in our lives start with an online search.

Just like checking reviews before booking a hotel or picking a restaurant, we also resort to online searches for medical advice. But beware: a physician’s five-star rating may not be what it appears.

A 2018 experiment with hypothetical doctors showed that people preferred using online review websites over government ratings when picking a medical professional.

“When you rely on online reviews of medical providers, you’re gambling with