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    Photos show shocked mother after breaking 50-year family history of baby girls

    A Columbus, Georgia, mother’s look of surprise after delivering her second child was caught on camera, and images of her expression are amusing the internet.

    Today reported that Dara Crouch, and her husband, Eric, 30, chose to keep the gender of her newborn a secret. Already a mother to 3-year-old daughter Neyland, the labor and delivery nurse didn’t know until April 25 that she broke a 50-year family history of baby girls.

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    “I just knew I was having a girl,” Crouch, 29, told

    As it turns out, Crouch delivered a boy.

    Her surprised reaction was caught by her friend and photographer Neely Ker-Fox. The images were posted on Ker-Fox’s Facebook page

    “All of our reactions were genuine that she thought it was a girl,”  Ker-Fox told ABC News. “We all saw that very vulnerable moment and we started crying when we heard it was a boy.”

    “I look kind of crazy in them, but I think they’re great," Crouch told ABC News. “We have something to look back on; had we not had a photographer in the room, we would've never seen that.”

    The boy was a long time coming, according to Crouch, but that wasn’t why she was so surprised.

    “The last boy that we know was born on my side of the family is 50 years ago, but quite honestly, it has little to do with the shock in the picture. I really just thought it was a girl, I really did. We already had a girl and I guess I kind of saw us as ‘girl parents.’”

    Now 7 weeks old, Liam is “doing great,” Crouch says.

    “He loves to eat and watch his big sister play … and he loves to smile at his daddy.”

    Ker-Fox told CBS News that of the 100-plus births she’s photographed in six years, this one is extra special.

    “Never have I had a mom look directly into my camera,” she said. “It was such an unexpected photo to grab for me. Her face was genuine shock, which melted into pure and instantaneous love for her son.”

    Crouch told the 

    Kellyanne Conway and CNN’s Alisyn Camerota spar over Russian election interference question

    CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota and White House counsel Kellyanne Conway shared a tense exchange after Camerota accused Conway of not answering her question about Russian interference.

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    Camerota asked Conway specifically what President Trump’s White House is doing to prevent Russian interference and hacking in American politics.

    Each time Camerota asked a question, Conway did not respond directly.

    Conway accused CNN of pushing a narrative before saying “you’ve asked me the same question three times now and I’m answering it.”

    “Kellyanne, you’re not answering it,” Camerota shot back.

    “He’s the president of the United States,” Conway said again of Trump.

    “And what’s he doing?” Camerota asked again, still in search of an answer.

    Camerota continued to press Conway for an answer.

    “What action is the White House doing to stop Russian interference in elections?” Camerota asked again.

    Conway answered again telling Camerota that Trump expressed “his resistance towards any type of outside interference.”

    Can you help? Couple sought after wedding photos found on flash drive at thrift store

    A Charlotte, North Carolina, woman is desperate to find a couple portrayed in wedding pictures that she found on a flash drive she bought at a local thrift store.

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    Kathy Feaster said she bought the drive at the Community Thrift Store to clean up her computer.

    When she popped it into the computer, someone’s wedding photos came up.

    >> Photos: Couple sought after wedding photos found on jump drive (WSOC-TV)

    "I was like, 'OMG, these are somebody's wedding pictures,'" Feaster said.

    The flash drive holds all the special moments from the couple's big day: walking down the aisle, sharing a first kiss as husband and wife and cutting the cake.

    "(A) beautiful cake. (A) beautiful bride. The groom is handsome," Feaster said. "It's like the storybook wedding."

    She shared the pictures with WSOC-TV, hoping to find the couple and to be able to get the pictures back to them. It appears from the data on the photos that the pictures were taken between 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 7, 2014.

    "My most prized possession is my wedding pictures, and I just know that this couple would want theirs," she said. "Those are like things you show to your children, they show it to their children, their children, it just goes down the line, so I just wanted to make sure the couple got those pictures back."

    Please share the post in case one of your friends knows this couple. 

    4-day-old baby left in hot car in Massachusetts

    A scare happened at a Leominster, Massachusetts, supermarket after a 4-day-old newborn was left locked inside of a hot car while her mother was inside shopping.

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    Mother Sharma Murphy said that on her way to Market Basket supermarket on Friday, she stopped by the fire house to make sure her baby’s car seat was properly installed.

    Less than an hour later, those firefighters helped rescue her 4-day-old baby, who was locked in her hot car.

    A shopper called Leominster police after spotting a newborn alone inside a car. It was Sharma Murphy's silver Chevy Malibu.

    >> A reminder of hot car dangers as temperatures climb

    Murphy said she was out for the first time with her newborn daughter, 4-day-old Katherine, and was nervous.

    “I went, I bought it. Came right out and this lady just starts screaming at me. Screaming at me,” said Murphy.

    Murphy said she brought her newborn inside with her to Market Basket and then returned to the car when Katherine fell asleep. She said that she ran back inside for two or three minutes to buy some baby formula.

    “I went (in and) I bought it,” Murphy said. “(I) came right out and this lady just starts screaming at me.”

    Related: Two toddlers dead after 15 hours in hot car, police say

    Police said the windows were rolled up.

    “I believe she locked her keys in the car because they had to use the jimmy to get the baby out,” witness John Casey told WFXT.

    According to WFXT meteorologists, the outside temperature was 84 degrees at the time.

    Murphy said she didn’t want to wake her newborn.

    “I thought, ‘OK, if I run in and run out...’ It was one of those things where she's gotta eat because I have nothing left for her and that's when everything happened and I'm like, oh my God,” Murphy said.

    Katherine was taken to the hospital to be checked out. Her mother said he is fine.

    The baby is currently in custody of DCF. No charges have been filed.

    Unhappy customers caught on camera hitting restaurant owner, daughter over order, police say

    Police in Georgia are hoping surveillance video that captured a violent attack will help them find the people responsible.

    Video shows a restaurant owner and her teenage daughter being beaten by two customers Thursday afternoon in Baxley, Georgia.

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    The victims told police the suspects were unhappy with their order. The verbal argument turned violent when one of the suspects began punching the restaurant owner repeatedly.

    When the victim’s teenage daughter came out of the car to break up the fight, the male suspect punched her in the face.

    WJCL reported that Baxley police have issued warrants for the suspects, Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith. The pair could be charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to children.

    The suspects drove away from the restaurant in a cream or tan Cadillac Escalade with tag number REU8495. Officials said they headed north on Highway 144.

    Anyone with any information about the assault is asked to call the Baxley Police Department at 912-367-8305 or the 911 call center at 912-367-8111.

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    BET Awards 2017: What time, what channel, who is nominated, performing

    Some of the biggest artists in rap, hip hop, pop, R&B, movies and TV will be at the BET Awards on Sunday.

    Remy Ma, DJ Khaled, New Edition and more  are scheduled to be at the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

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    Here’s what you need to know before the show:

    What time: 8 p.m. ET

    What channel: BET, with live streams on and YouTube.  A backstage live stream will be on Twitter at 8:30 p.m. ET.

    Who is hosting: “Saturday Night Live” cast member and comedian Leslie Jones.

    Who is performing: Bruno Mars will open the show. Mary J. Blige, French Montana, Gucci Mane, Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton, Big Sean, El Debarge, Xscape, New Edition, SZA,  DJ Khaled, Maxwell and A$AP Rocky are among the announced performers.

    Who is presenting awards: Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett-Smith, LaLa Anthony, Issa Rae, Remy Ma, Yara Shahidi and Trevor Noah are among the presenters.

    Who is nominated:  The list of nominees in each category, according to the BET website, is below.




    Mary J. Blige




    Bruno Mars

    Chris Brown

    The Weeknd

    Trey Songz



    Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”

    Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

    Beyonce, “Sorry”

    The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”

    Drake, “Fake Love”

    Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”


    2 Chainz and Lil Wayne

    A Tribe Called Quest

    Fat Joe and Remy Ma


    Rae Sremmurd


    Beyonce featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Freedom”

    Chance the Raper featuring 2 Chainz, “No Problem”

    Chris Brown featuring Gucci Mane and Usher, “Party”

    DJ Khaled featuring Beyonce and JAY-Z, “Shining”

    Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”

    Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”


    Big Sean

    Chance the Rapper



    J. Cole

    Kendrick Lamar


    Cardi B

    Missy Elliott

    Nicki Minaj

    Remy Ma

    Young M.A


    Beyonce, “Sorry”

    Big Sean, “Bounce Back”

    Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

    Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”

    Solange, “Cranes in the Sky”


    Benny Boom - Kehlani, “Crazy”

    Bruno Mars and Jonathan Lia - Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

    Director X - Zayn Malik, “Like I Would”

    Hype Williams - Tyga featuring Desiigner, “Gucci Snakes”

    Kahlil Joseph and Beyonce Knowles-Carter - Beyonce, “Sorry”


    21 Savage

    Cardi B

    Chance the Rapper


    Young M.A


    Gabrielle Union

    Issa Rae

    Janelle Monae

    Taraji P. Henson

    Viola Davis


    Bryshere Y. Gray

    Denzel Washington

    Donald Glover

    Mahershala Ali

    Omari Hardwick


    CeCe Winans, “Never Have to Be Alone”

    Fantasia featuring Tye Tribbett, “I Made It”

    Kirk Franklin featuring Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs and Tamela Mann, “My World Needs You”

    Lecrae, “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)”

    Tamela Mann, “God Provides”


    Ace Hunter

    Caleb McLaughlin

    Jaden Smith

    Marsai Martin

    Yara Shahidi


    “Get Out”


    “Hidden Figures”


    “The Birth of a Nation”


    Gabby Douglas

    Serena Williams

    Simone Biles

    Skylar Diggins

    Venus Williams


    LeBron James

    Cam Netwon

    Odell Beckam Jr.

    Russell Westbrook

    Stephen Curry


    Fantasia, “Sleeping with the One I Love”

    Kehlani, “Distraction”

    Mary J. Blige, “Thick of It”

    Solange, “Cranes In the Sky”

    SYD, “All About Me”

    Yuna featuring Usher, “Crush”


    Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

    J. Cole, “4 Your Eyez Only”

    Solange, “A Seat at the Table”

    Chance the Rapper, “Coloring Book”

    Beyonce, “Lemonade”





    Craig David


    Emeli Sande






    Mr. Eazi




    Nasty C

    Babes Wodumo

    Special honors: Chance the Rapper will receive the Humanitarian Award. New Edition will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Freshman series 'Downward Dog' canceled by ABC

    ABC's freshman sitcom "Downward Dog" has been canceled by ABC, the show's executive producer said.

    The last two of the show's eight episodes will air Tuesday, executive producer Jimmy Miller said Friday.

    ABC "loved it creatively and wanted to do more, but could not figure out a way to get it done financially," Miller said in a statement.

    The network didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

    Miller thanked critics and viewers who have expressed their support for the comedy, and said he hoped it would land on its feet elsewhere.

    "Clearly this show has hit a nerve, and we are hell bent on finding a new home for our 'Downward Dog,'" he said.

    The series stars Allison Tolman as the owner of Martin the dog, who talks directly to viewers about his feelings. The series centers on his sometimes conflicted feelings about his owner, loneliness and hatred of a neighborhood cat.

    Series co-creator Samm Hodges is the voice of Martin.

    Tolman was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2015 for her role on the FX series "Fargo."

    Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

    After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media.

    The video was part of a recent effort by the department to engage a new audience on, a platform on which people can livestream themselves playing video games and talking.

    Previous versions have included members of the department's public information office blasting aliens in the game Destiny while discussing law-enforcement related topics.

    But a video posted Wednesday in which Sgt. Sean Whitcomb discussed Sunday's fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles struck many as inappropriate, although Whitcomb's video-game character just walked around rather than firing any shots.

    Whitcomb began the stream by saying it was "going to be a little on the heavier side because of recent incidents here in Seattle."

    "I wouldn't have done the stream knowing that it caused a lot of hurt," Whitcomb told the website GeekWire on Friday. "But at the same time the question has to be asked, 'What are the merits of this channel if you're not going to talk about the things people most want to hear about?' It just seemed really phony to not talk about the most significant and certainly one of the most tragic events in our city in years, on a stream that exists in a public space."

    The video was initially linked on the department's official Twitter feed, but it had been set to private Friday. The department said it would no longer use Twitch.

    Lyles' killing has prompted outrage among many, including her family, who questioned why the officers couldn't use nonlethal methods to subdue the diminutive 30-year-old and suggested that race played a role. Lyles was black; the officers are white.

    The officers were responding to a burglary report called in by Lyles and knew she had a history of mental health issues, and that she had menaced two officers with metal shears in her apartment earlier in the month.

    An audio recording released by police reveals that they calmly took her information until about two minutes into the encounter, when they said she suddenly confronted them with two knives.

    The shooting remains under investigation.

    RuPaul, Taraji P. Henson, Lynda Carter, others getting star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The 2018 class for the Hollywood Walk of Fame was announced Thursday, and a number of popular stars are set to have ceremonies.

    Hollywood Chamber of Commerce named entertainers from music, movies, television and radio as part of this year’s class.

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    Reality TV personalities RuPaul Charles and Simon Cowell are part of the class. 

    TV stars include actors Anthony Anderson and Taraji P. Henson, screenwriter Ryan Murphy, actor Niecy Nash, producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes and actors Eric McCormack and Lynda Carter.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda is among the live theater and performance group and tweeted that he was with follow honoree “Weird Al” Yankovic when the two heard they would be honored with a star.

    In music, rappers Ice T and Snoop Dogg and singers Mary J. Blige, Harry Connick Jr. and Carrie Underwood are honorees.

    Movie stars being honored include actorsJack Black, Kirsten Dunst and Jeff Goldblum, director and producer F. Gary Gray, Minnie Mouse,  Mark Hamill, Jennifer Lawrence,

    Two celebrities are getting posthumous stars: comedian Bernie Mac and wildlife expert and TV personality Steve Irwin.

    KABC reported that dates for the ceremonies have not been scheduled yet and that those in the class have two years to schedule ceremonies on dates of their own choosing.

    In order to get the honor, stars have to qualify. The Associated Press reported that either the honorees or their sponsoring studios have to pay $40,000 for each star. 

    According to the official Hollywood Walk of Fame site, anyone can nominate a celebrity for a star as long as the celebrity’s management team is in agreement with the nomination. The nomination, sent by mail, has to include a letter of agreement from the celebrity or the celebrity’s representative. Those nominations are then considered for selection by a Chamber of Commerce committee.

    The full list of honorees can be found at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce website

    Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

    Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.

    The actor-turned-Republican politician told reporters in Paris on Friday that he had a "wonderful" one-hour meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. Schwarzenegger says he and Macron, a centrist, discussed climate change.

    "We all breathe the same," he said after Macron saw him to the steps of the presidential Elysee Palace.

    Schwarzenegger has publicly sparred with U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican and "Apprentice" host who is withdrawing the U.S. from a global climate accord reached in Paris and taken jabs at Schwarzenegger's TV ratings.

    Before leaving the Elysee, the former Hollywood star went back up the palace steps to give first lady Brigitte Macron a kiss on the cheek.

    Schwarzenegger received France's Legion of Honor in April.