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Man wearing flip-flops slips, falls 100 feet to his death 

A man slipped and fell to his death while taking a picture of a waterfall Saturday, authorities said.

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Robert Durbin, of Montana, was at the Montana’s Glacier National Park when he “lost his footing,” according to the Missoulian. Durbin fell into a creek before being sent over a cliff and falling approximately 100 feet, the Missoulian reported. 

>> Florida man, 20, dies after falling off cliff at national park

“He wasn't wearing the proper shoes for that,” Durbin’s brother, William, told Missoulian. “I was told he had flip-flops on. It was just something silly, but I've done it. My son has done it. It was just an unfortunate accident.”

>> Man falls into hot spring at Yellowstone National Park

The 26-year-old man “passed away doing what he loved,” according to a GoFundMe page his family created to help defray funeral costs.

Read more at the Missoulian.

Teen allegedly harassed by police for mowing lawns in affluent neighborhood

While he was mowing lawns and handing out business cards, a black teen said that he was harassed by a Harris County Precinct 1 police officer.

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The teen, identified as Marvin Gibson, 19, captured the incident on video.

The video showed the officer asking Gibson for his identification and an explanation of why he is going door to door. The teen provided his business card and explained that he is giving out his cards to promote a lawn care service.

The officer asked him for his name and date of birth. The young man provided this information but then asked the officer why he is asking him about his personal information.

The officer responded, “I’m investigating what you are doing.”

Gibson is confused by that response since he has already explained that he is providing business cards for a lawn care service.

Seemingly frustrated about being questioned, the officer told the teen that, regardless, he is supposed to provide identification anytime an officer asks for it.

Gibson then asked for the officer’s card.

The officer responded by taking out his handcuffs and indicated that he will just arrest the teen..

Gibson backed away, telling the officer that he is on video.

A second teenager appeared on the video, questioning why they are being stopped. As the camera panned around, it showed a lawnmower, care equipment and the business cards that the teens are using.

As the second teenager explained that they don’t understand why they are being questioned for mowing grass and putting out business cards, the officer said, “Put your hands down,” even though the video does not show either teen with their hands in the air.

At this point, the teens pointed out that they are clearly doing lawn care and told the officer that they believe they have been profiled for being young black males.

From behind the camera, Gibson explained that they are questioning the officer’s behavior, because they are concerned about it happening again to someone else, potentially resulting in someone getting hurt.

The teen returned home. However, officers soon came to his home and continued pressing him, claiming they need identification from Gibson.

At the end of the video, the teens included snapshots of injuries they claimed they received during a raid of their home that followed the incident.

Angelina Jolie opens up about recent diagnosis following divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie has been diagnosed with Bell’s palsy.

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The actress opened up about the diagnosis in a new interview with Vanity Fair. Jolie was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy and hypertension last year as a result of damaged facial nerves, causing one side of her face to droop.

“Sometimes women in families put themselves last, until it manifests itself in their own health,” she said.

Jolie revealed that she went into menopause following her preventative double mastectomy and oophorectomy (removal of her ovaries).

“I can’t tell if it’s menopause, or if it’s just been the year I’ve had,” she joked. “I actually feel more of a woman, because I feel like I’m being smart about my choices, and I’m putting my family first, and I’m in charge of my life and my health. I think that’s what makes a woman complete.”

Jolie also opened up about her high-profile split from Brad Pitt and how their six children are doing.

“It’s just been the hardest time, and we’re just kind of coming up for air,” Jolie said. “We’re all trying to do our best to heal our family.”

The couple were together for 12 years, for two of which they were married, before splitting in September. Jolie said that her marriage began to crumble last summer, way before they officially ended things.

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“Things got bad,” she said. “I didn’t want to use that word. … Things became ‘difficult.’ ”

“[Our lifestyle] was not in any way a negative,” she continued. “That was not the problem. That is and will remain one of the wonderful opportunities we are able to give our children … They’re six very strong-minded, thoughtful, worldly individuals. I’m very proud of them.”

Yet she admitted the divorce has been tough on Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 10, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 8.

“They’ve been very brave,” she said. “They were very brave.”

After Jolie filed for divorce, reports of alleged child abuse surfaced and prompted the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services and the FBI to launch an investigation. The investigation concluded that there was no evidence of abuse, and the former couple later released a joint statement expressing that they would “act as a united front” while moving forward in their divorce.

“We care for each other and care about our family, and we are both working towards the same goal,” she said of her current relationship with Pitt.

WATCH: Usher teaches James Corden to dance in latest 'Carpool Karaoke'

Usher is one of a long line of pop stars to join “The Late Late Show” host James Corden for “Carpool Karaoke.” On Tuesday’s episode, the pair sang Usher hits, danced and also performed an unexpected good deed.

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As soon as Usher got into the vehicle, Corden began playing “Yeah!” -- one of the R&B megastar’s biggest hits -- with Corden hitting every word of  the Ludacris verse.

RELATED: Ed Sheeran crushes his “Carpool Karaoke” with boyish charm and ridiculous stories

The duo then took a detour into a parking lot so Usher could teach Corden some dance moves.

After a rousing rendition of “Let It Burn,” they made another unscheduled detour to Usher’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and give it a “spit-shine” cleaning.

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 “I find it odd -- you work all of these years, as hard you can, only to have people walk over you as a star,” the singer told Corden.

The drive then continued, and in the middle of their performance of “OMG,” they spotted a couple of mechanics pushing a Porsche down a street and did what any pair of celebrities would do while filming a segment for a popular TV show -- they got out and helped.

“I had no idea when I got in your car I’d end up pushing cars and cleaning my star,” Usher said before they launched back into their rendition of “OMG.”

Missing Florida woman found because she saved her scent with kit

A Florida woman with dementia, who was missing for hours, was found within five minutes of a K-9 being dispatched all because she saved her scent. 

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Deputy Justin Williams and a K-9 named Ally tracked down the missing, endangered elderly woman Tuesday using a scent preservation kit she made two years ago. 

The kits require people to swab under their arms with a sterile pad and seal it inside a container. If the person ever goes missing, the unique smell captured can easily be tracked by a K-9. 

“The woman was returned home safely and K9 Ally was rewarded with a special treat, a tasty vanilla ice cream cone,” the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Facebook

Report: Kim Kardashian's surrogate 3 months pregnant

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will grow their family next year after a surrogate hired by the couple gives birth to their third child together.

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According to Us Weekly, the surrogate is already three months pregnant. 

The surrogate, a California woman referred by an agency, is in her late 20s, has children of her own and has served as a surrogate before, Us Weekly reported.

According to TMZ, Kardashian and West will pay the surrogate $45,000 in 10 $4,500 monthly installments, and the couple paid an additional $68,850 deposit to the agency. In the event the surrogate gives birth to multiples, such as twins or triplets, she will receive $5,000 for each additional child, TMZ reported.

The surrogate signed a contract agreeing to guidelines, including no drinking, smoking or drug use; no hot tubs or saunas; no raw fish; and no handling cat litter, Us Weekly reported. She also cannot apply hair dye or drink more than one caffeinated beverage per day, according to TMZ.

Kardashian, 36, and West, 40, wed in May 2014. They welcomed daughter North West in June 2013 and son Saint West in December 2015.

In a blog post, Kardashian detailed difficulties with her first two pregnancies, in which she suffered from placenta accreta, a potentially life-threatening condition in which the placenta attaches to the wall of the womb, making it difficult for the placenta to detach from the womb when a child is born.

“My doctor had to stick his entire arm in me and detach the placenta with his hand, scraping it away from my uterus with his fingernails,” Kardashian wrote in her blog post. “How disgusting and painful! My mom was crying; she had never seen anything like this before. My delivery was fairly easy, but then going through that—it was the most painful experience of my life! They gave me a second epidural but we were racing against time, so I just had to deal.”

Reports that the couple had hired a surrogate surfaced in June after Kardashian discussed the possibility with family and doctors on her family’s show, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”

“If the two doctors that I trust have told me it wouldn’t be safe for me to get pregnant again, I have to listen to that,” said Kardashian, according to PEOPLE magazine. “Also, the best thing is I could have a new baby and have no one know and live my life for a good year before we announce it.”

Organization to honor slave who taught Jack Daniel to make whiskey

You may be familiar with the name Jack Daniel. But what do you know about Nathan “Nearest” Green, the slave who taught him how to make whiskey? One organization wants to educate the masses, and it’s paying tribute to him in a variety of ways. 

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Best-selling author Fawn Weaver recently launched the Nearest Green Foundation, a group that will honor Green’s contributions to the alcohol industry. 

Weaver thought of the idea after learning about him from a 2016 New York Times article that outlined Green’s relationship with Dan Call, the owner of a Lynchburg, Tennessee, whiskey distillery where Green was assigned to and worked, and Jack Daniel, Call’s neighbor who initially did chores at the factory.

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Once Daniel showed an interest in distilling, Call instructed Green, "the best whiskey maker” he knew, to train Daniel, and Call eventually passed the distillery on to him. 

"The idea that there were positive stories out there of whites' and blacks' working side by side, through and beyond the Civil War, resonated with me," Weaver said in a press release. "I liked the story of Jack Daniel, but Nearest Green's story and the community at large really stayed with me."

Now she has big plans for the organization. Weaver and her husband have already purchased the 313-acre farm where Call’s distillery was located. And she hopes to recognize him by creating a memorial park and opening a museum in Lynchburg that will highlight the history of Tennessee whiskey. 

But that’s not all. Weaver also wants to rename a local street to Nearest Green Way, publish a book chronicling Green’s life and launch a scholarship fund for his direct descendants. Later this month, she will release Uncle Nearest 1856, a Tennessee-crafted whiskey to celebrate Green. 

»RELATED: Jack Daniel's introduces coffee product 

"When I met with the descendants of George Green, the son most known for helping his father, Nearest, and Jack Daniel in the whiskey business, I asked them what they thought was the best way to honor Nearest,” Weaver said. “Their response was, 'No one owes us anything. We know that. But putting his name on a bottle, letting people know what he did, would be great.'" 

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Adobe to finally kick Flash to the curb

Are you a frequent user of Adobe’s Flash? If so, it will be time to say goodbye soon, because the company announced that it will get rid of the program by the end of 2020. 

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The corporation broke the news this week, revealing that its partners - Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Mozilla Corporation - will phase out support for Flash over the next three years. 

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In 2020, Adobe will no longer release updates and browsers will no longer support it. 

The decision comes after Flash’s usage begin to dwindle in 2010 after Apple decided not to use it for iPhones. Since then, more modern applications were created, and Flash continued to suffer. 

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To prepare for the shift, companies are encouraging their developers to work with other programs. 

Flash first launched more than 20 years ago, and many developers used it as a way to create a variety of applications, such as video games, that were able to run on several web browsers.

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Despite the end of Flash, its creators are still proud of its impact. 

“Few technologies have had such a profound and positive impact in the internet era,” Govind Balakrishnan, vice president of product development for Adobe Creative Cloud, told Reuters. “In fact, we think the opportunity for Adobe is greater in a post-Flash world.”

71-year-old woman takes dog to national park to scatter husband's ashes, ends up stranded for 6 days 

After six days of being stranded in Olympic National Park, 71-year-old Sajean Geer and her Chihuahua-terrier mix dog, Yoda, were rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew

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Rescuers found the pair around 7:15 p.m. Sunday. Both were fatigued and thirsty, but otherwise reported to be in good health. Geer was taken to the Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles, where she was treated and released.

Geer's husband died several months ago. She had scattered half of his ashes in Hawaii and wanted to scatter the other half in his favorite spot in the park -- Obstruction Point.

Geer, of Port Angeles, Washington, said she drove up a dirt road and planned on scattering the ashes and then leaving right away, but after locating the area to scatter her husband's ashes, she realized she was lost and couldn't find her way back to the road.

“I couldn't find the car, I couldn't find the road, and I got really disoriented,” she said.

She said she was upset with herself because she is an experienced hiker, but she knew she wasn't prepared to be in the park for an extended period of time since she had brought her dog with her, was only wearing a Hawaiian shirt and did not have cellphone service.

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Geer also said she did not tell anyone where she was going since she didn't intend on being on an extended hike.

A close friend in Hawaii couldn't get in touch with Geer, so she then notified Geer's brother, who called police.

Geer said she spent the first day trying to find her way out of the park, but didn't have any luck. She then made a shelter for herself and Yoda, who helped keep her warm.

She ate pine needles and bugs and descended a steep ravine a few times a day to get water from a stream.

Geer said she is a voracious reader and a few years ago, she read a number of books on survival, which she said helped her immensely in her predicament.

She said she maintained a positive attitude throughout the ordeal and when she eventually heard a helicopter, she stood on a log to wave the crew to her location.

Woman warns others after being burned in face while blowing out candle

A woman in Texas who suffered severe facial burns after blowing out a scented candle is sharing her story to warn others.

Ashley Brawley told NBC DFW that when she attempted to blow out a vanilla-scented, three-wick candle from Bath & Body Works Sunday, the flames blew up in her face. Brawley suffered first- and second-degree burns to her face, according to her husband's Facebook post.

(The post has since been removed.)

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Cody Brawley removed the burning candle from the house and sprayed it with a hose, which he said caused the candle jar to explode. Cody said his wife is recovering, but she wanted to share her story to warn others that the candles may be defective.

Some Facebook commenters took Ashley to task for attempting to blow out the candle, instead of covering it with a lid or using a candle snuffer. She said the flames were approximately six inches high, so placing a lid on it would have been difficult. Other people questioned if she let the candle burn too long, but she said the candle was burning for a little over three hours, and the candle instructions say to burn the candle no longer than four hours.

NBC DFW found several reports of similar incidents with three-wick candles on SaferProducts.gov, the government's safety product website, including one incident report that said the candle's flames soared nearly a foot high.

Bath & Body Works said in a statement that the company is looking into Ashley's complaint, but that all of its candle products go through extensive safety testing and meet all government standards.

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