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  1. Prom season is here for millions of Americans and the photos that come with it, but a "joke" picture posted Saturday by a former NFL kicker holding a gun between his daughter and her date has sparked outrage by some online. Jay Feely, who played for the Arizona Cardinals, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants and Jets, posted a picture showing his left arm around his daughter, who is rolling her eyes at her father. In his right hand is a gun next to her date, who sports a slight grin. "Wishing my beautiful daughter and her date a great time at prom #BadBoys," Feely wrote, referring to a scene from the movie "Bad Boys 2." He later said in a post on Sunday the photo was "intended to be a joke." Twitter Ads info and privacy "The prom picture I posted was obviously intended to be a joke. My Daughter has dated her boyfriend for over a year and they knew I was joking," he wrote. "I take gun safety seriously (the gun was not loaded and had no clip in) and I did not intend to be insensitive to that important issue." But that didn't stop people who reacted to the image, which drew more than 5,800 replies. "Oh yay -- American dads have kicked off the season of 'let’s pretend I’m going to shoot my daughter’s date for impugning her chastity' pics," tweeted Shannon Watts, founder of the gun control group Moms Demand Action. Twitter Ads info and privacy Twitter Ads info and privacy But not all the reactions here negative. Twitter Ads info and privacy "Hey, not a big fan of guns, but there are some times you just have to make a point. In this case, all is just in fun. These two kids have been dating for several years and they are fully trusted," Tom Feely, his father, wrote on Twitter. Twitter Ads info and privacy Feely is a CBS Sports NFL/college football analyst who lives in Arizona, according to his Twitter bio. He played in the NFL from 2001 until 2014.
  2. Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area are living along a fault that is a "ticking time bomb" that could generate an earthquake that could kill hundreds, according to a report released Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey said in a report called the "HayWired Scenario" that a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Hayward Fault located under Oakland could kill as many as 800 people and injure up to 18,000. “This fault is what we sort of call a tectonic time bomb,” USGS earthquake geologist emeritus David Schwartz told the Los Angeles Times. “It’s just waiting to go off.” Researches said the Hayward Fault is dangerous because it runs through "one of the most urbanized" areas in the nation, stretching along the East Bay from Richmond and Berkeley up north, through Oakland, and spanning south toward Fremont. A map showing the potential shaking from an earthquake along the Hayward Fault, located along the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay. (USGS) The USGS, citing findings from a simulated tremor with an epicenter in Oakland modeled to take place at 4:18 p.m. on April 18, said the disaster would cause 400 fires that could destroy 50,000 homes. Nearly half a million people would be displaced, authorities said. Researchers said East Bay residents could be without water from anywhere between six weeks to six months, according to the report. Electricity could be out for up to four weeks in some locations. View image on Twitter Twitter Ads info and privacy Jack Moehle, a professor of structural engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, told KTVU the study shows that people need to get ready for the "big one." VOLCANOES, EARTHQUAKES, TSUNAMIS: THE 'RING OF FIRE' EXPLAINED "Preparedness for the inevitable earthquake is really important and that preparedness comes first at home and the workplace,” he said. “But preparedness also occurs in how we build our buildings." Researchers released the study the day before the 112th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake that struck along the San Andreas Fault, located under the western part of Bay Area. That quake killed up to 3,000 people. The skyline of Oakland, Calif., which is located near the Hayward Fault that runs along the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. (REUTERS/Stephen Lam) California is located along the volatile "Ring of Fire" seismic fault system. More than half the world's active volcanoes located above ground are in this ring, according to the USGS. A map showing the "Ring of Fire," where more than half of the world's active volcanoes above sea level encircle the Pacific Ocean (UGSG) The region is the location of most of Earth's subduction zones, where oceanic plates slide under the lighter continental plates. Earthquakes tend to happen when those plates scrape or subside underneath each other, and, when that happens at sea, it can trigger tsunamis.
  3. A Florida man was arrested early yesterday after telling police that his name was “Captain Dickhead.” Cops responding to a 1:45 AM disturbance at a residence in Sebastian encountered Pamela Alonge, who apologized for arguing loudly with her boyfriend in the home’s backyard. When asked multiple times to identify himself, the boyfriend refused and was “being evasive and argumentative with officers at the scene,” according to an arrest affidavit. After cops handcuffed the man, they took one more shot at extracting a name from him. “At which time he said his name was ‘Captain Dickhead,’” an officer reported. Investigators subsequently identified “Dickhead” as Joseph Boren, 25. He was arrested on a misdemeanor obstruction charge. After eight hours in custody, Boren (seen above) was released from jail on his own recognizance. Boren is scheduled for an April 17 court appearance.
  4. Seven children were bitten and scratched Monday afternoon after a stray male pit bull got into a southeast Charlotte elementary school and began chasing students as they fled for cover. A statement sent out by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools reported the injuries were not life threatening. Paramedics were not called to the scene. The incident happened at Lansdowne Elementary School shortly before 1:30 p.m. The school, located between Providence and Sardis roads, is for children in kindergarten through grade five. Investigators said the stray dog, identified by animal control as a pit bull, first came into the school's playground area while the children were outside playing. When school staff escorted the students into the building, the dog followed and "chaos" ensued when the screaming children began running from the dog. "Some of the children were frightened and were reacting by running and making noise," Animal Care and Control said in a statement. "The canine then became overstimulated by this reaction and began to jump on and bite some of the children. A teacher was able to confine the canine." Melissa Knicely with Animal Care and Control said at a press conference that they believe the animal was more "hyperactive" than aggressive "I believe if that was the case, the level of the bites would probably be more severe than what they are," Knicely said. "It was probably one of those things where it was playing, it was jumping up...and it started biting at the legs and things like that." The children suffered a mix of bites and scratches on lower legs and thighs, officials said. In one case, a child was scratched on the abdomen, officials said. A statement sent out by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools said the dog "bit several students" and their parents were contacted soon after by the school. CMS spokeswoman Renee McCoy said the dog ran onto the campus when fifth graders were on the playground. It then ran into the building when the teachers called the children inside and got even more "excited" and began jumping and nipping at the children. A teacher lured the dog away from the children, she said. The dog's owner was contacted by the school using information on the animal's collar tag. The owner picked up the dog and left the school before Animal Care and Control arrived, officials said. Animal Care and Control has since contacted the owner by phone, and learned the dog's rabies vaccinations are up to date. The owner was described as cooperative. The dog is 10 months old and described as a silver and white male pit bull, medium to large in size. The name of the dog is “Bro.” The owner was visiting from Fayetteville in Cumberland County, and the dog had gotten loose hours earlier, officials said. Records show the animal's rabies shots are current, officials said. However, law requires the dog to be quarantined for 10 days because a human was bitten. It was unclear Tuesday whether the dog had a history of escaping. The dog's quarantine will be handled at Cumberland County animal control facilities, officials said.
  5. This week, the Cambridge Analytica scandal has thrown a harsh light on how Facebook uses the data its billions of users share with it. And an early conversation from Mark Zuckerberg shows that the CEO himself was at one point confused by why people would share so much informationwith him. Dating from the early years of this century, when Facebook had just 4,000 users, the conversation was highlighted this week in a Medium post by Maria Bustillos entitled ‘The Smallness of Mark Zuckerberg.’ It’s from messaging records dating from when Mark Zuckerberg was 19, and was first leaked to the media in 2010. Zuckerberg: Yea so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard, just ask. ‘i have over 4000 emails, pictures, addresses, sms Friend: what!? how’d you manage that one? Zuckerberg: people just submitted it. i don’t know why. they “trust me”. dumb f***s. Facebook shares all your ‘Likes’ by default – along with a lot of other information, such as where you live and (if you opt in) where you go. Mark Zuckerberg made a New Year’s Resolution to address Facebook’s problems this year. In a Facebook post, he said, ‘Facebook has a lot of work to do – whether it’s protecting our community from abuse and hate, defending against interference by nation states, or making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent. ‘We won’t prevent all mistakes or abuse, but we currently make too many errors enforcing our policies and preventing misuse of our tools.’
  6. Chester Bennington's birthday, and to mark the occasion, Talinda Bennington and the 320 Changes Direction organization is hoping to spread the word for mental health advocacy as a tribute to the late singer on his birthday. Bennington has partnered with the Campaign to Change Direction for her campaign, helping people with emotional struggles rather than isolating them, and encouraging conversations about mental health rather than avoiding them. Bennington is asking for fans to lend a "hand" in a social media campaign that is designed to get people discussing the five signs of emotional suffering and to get people practicing the healthy habits of emotional well-being. Her request reads as follows: Check out the images below which provide more information on the five signs as well as the healthy habits that may be practiced. To learn more about the 320 Changes Direction organization, click here. 320 Changes Direction 320 Changes Direction
  7. With AC/DC now reduced to just Angus Young and a question mark surrounding the frontman position after Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose was tapped to replace the ailing Brian Johnson to wrap up the Rock or Bust tour, fans are wondering what comes next. According to Rose Tattoo's Angry Anderson, a new album is in the works. In an interview with The Rockpit, Anderson spoke about his Aussie rock 'n' roll compatriots. Rose Tattoo served as one of GN'R's opening acts on their exhaustive 'Not in This Lifetime...' tour and it was at this time that Anderson had a conversation with Young, asking what was in store for the future of AC/DC with Johnson, Cliff Williams, Phil Ruddand Malcolm Young all no longer part of the lineup. The Rose Tattoo singer asked, "What are you going to do?" and Young replied, "Mate, I'm writing a new album." When asked who else was in AC/DC, the ever-youthful schoolboy supplied just one name: "Axl." "Yes it’s sad that the original lineup aren’t there anymore but it’s the songs — people who have supported [AC/DC] all the way through their career, they want to hear the songs," said Anderson. Touching on his own band and elder rock acts in general, the singer went on, "And in a sense we owe that to people, so really it’s a debt of gratitude and what we’re saying is you’ve stood by us, we’ll stand by you." Young has yet to comment on the future of AC/DC and most recently had to contend with the death of his brother Malcolm, who passed away on Nov. 18 of last year. The iconic rhythm guitarist retired from the group back in 2014, suffering from dementia.
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