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Kyle Har­ri­son, man­ager of a gun range in Hous­ton who banned two men from the fa­cil­ity for life when one pointed an un­loaded gun at the other and took a selfie pic­ture, said that even his chil­dren “know bet­ter than to do that, and they are 2 and 3 years old.”

Nikki Fiske, a 72-yearold el­e­men­tary school teacher in Santa Mon­ica, Calif., has been sus­pended for say­ing in an in­ter­view that Stephen Miller, now a se­nior White House ad­viser, as a third-grader in 1993 was a “strange dude” and a loner with a messy desk and who ate glue.

Gopaul Par­manand, 41, of Palm Beach Gar­dens, Fla., pleaded guilty to im­per­son­at­ing a fed­eral em­ployee for push­ing past a line of pas­sen­gers at a cruise ship ser­vice desk and flash­ing a fake badge that said “Po­lice ICE” to get ac­cess to the ship’s In­ter­net con­nec­tion.

Tony Fuller, a po­lice com­man­der in Aus­tralia’s North­ern Ter­ri­tory, said the body of a wildlife ranger was re­cov­ered hours af­ter she was killed in waist­deep wa­ter by a crocodile that was lurk­ing in a re­mote wa­ter­hole where she and her fam­ily were gath­er­ing mus­sels.

Kim Montes, a Flor­ida High­way Pa­trol lieu­tenant, said nine stu­dents and a bus driver es­caped un­harmed af­ter their bus plowed through a fence and into a back­yard pool when the driver swerved to avoid a car that pulled out in front of the bus.

Ja­son Hawkins, 35, of Repub­lic, Mo., pleaded in­no­cent to charges that he set his own home on fire, grabbed a ri­fle and waited out­side be­cause he was up­set that his ex-wife was dat­ing a fire­fighter, prose­cu­tors said.

Ryan Cortez, 46, a post of­fice man­ager in Ken­ner, La., ac­cused of steal­ing more than $630,000 in stamps and sell­ing them on­line to sup­port a gam­bling ad­dic­tion, was ar­rested in what fed­eral prose­cu­tors called one of the largest in­ter­nal thefts in U.S. Postal Ser­vice his­tory.

Vanessa Beach of Wind­sor, Vt., whose daugh­ter was asked to par­tic­i­pate in a sur­vey ask­ing fifth-grade stu­dents about their sex­ual his­tory and gen­der iden­tity, com­plained to school of­fi­cials, say­ing that “a sex­ual part­ner at 10 years old would be called sex­ual abuse.”

Dawn Ben­nett, 56, a Mary­land in­vest­ment ad­viser on trial on charges of or­ches­trat­ing a mul­ti­mil­lion-dol­lar Ponzi scheme, spent $720,000 on prayers by Hindu priests in In­dia to ward off a fed­eral in­ves­ti­ga­tion and save her busi­ness, prose­cu­tors said.

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