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  • Two children were killed in an accident involving a police SUV in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle was rushing to the scene of a gunshot victim at 7:25 p.m. PT when it struck five pedestrians in the Boyle Heights section of the city, according to police. In addition to the two killed, three other pedestrians were injured, and two sheriff's deputies in the vehicle were taken to the hospital, according to authorities. The deputies were treated and released Thursday night. The extent of the injuries to the other three pedestrians was unknown.  TRENDING STORIES: Judge grabs flagpole to defend himself as suspect tries to escape courtroom Lawsuit: Sun Dial restaurant ‘had no protections’ to stop 5-year-old’s death $500K worth of items stolen from jewelers' car after convention  Police did not provide the ages of those killed, but said both were minors. 'I was inside in my home and I heard the crash. Within seconds, I was outside and just a few feet from the incident,' eyewitness Paulette de la Cruz told Los Angeles ABC station KABC. 'When I got there I saw a little boy with a white blanket over him. Another one across, I'm not sure if he was conscious or not, but it didn't look like he was.' There were two other vehicles involved in the accident, but no one in the cars were injured. Police said an investigation into the accident was ongoing.  
  • A Georgia seventh-grader had quite the statement planned for his field trip to CNN, but his school ruined it all. >> Read more trending news Jaxon Jester, son of elected local officials Nancy and Stan Jester, donned a shirt that mocked CNN’s logo as “FNN,” standing for “Fake News Network,” on the morning of his school’s trip to visit the network’s Atlanta headquarters. However, a teacher at his school asked him to remove the shirt before the trip even began and now his parents are livid, saying the school violated his First Amendment right to free speech. “This year when the CNN tour was announced, my seventh grade son Jaxon asked me if he could purchase an FNN-Fake News Network shirt to wear for his field trip. As an advocate for the First Amendment, I agreed to his request,” Stan Jester wrote in a blog post about the incident. “His mother cautioned him that he might cause a controversy and needed to be prepared for that. He was fully aware of the implications of his decision and made the affirmative choice to wear his shirt.” The parents reportedly received a phone call from the school’s principal on the morning of the trip, notifying them that their son had been instructed to change his shirt. The Jesters were “disappointed by the hypocrisy” in the school’s decision. “Some students are celebrated when they make a controversial display during the National Anthem,” the boy’s father continued, pointing out that the school previously issued a statement in defense of students who kneeled for the national anthem on the basis of the First Amendment. “My student was forced to remove his shirt because someone didn’t like it. I defend speech and expression, even if I disagree, or it makes me uncomfortable.” In the comments section, Nancy Jester gave readers an update on what happened after the field trip: “After the class was back from the field trip, the principal and the teacher involved called me. The teacher involved said that she told Jax to change his shirt because she thought his shirt said ‘F-CNN.’ I told her that it absolutely did NOT say that. She apologized and said that she now realizes that the shirt has no profanity or suggestion of profanity on it. The principal stated that he should have been made aware of the situation before Jax was made to change his shirt. He apologized for the incident. We discussed how the shirt could have provided valuable learning opportunities if Jax and his fellow students could have explored how we get news and how we process it. The teacher agreed. “Once home Jax described the situation a little differently. He stated that after he boarded the bus for the trip, the teacher came onto his bus and called his name to come forward. He did so. He felt that he was spoken to in a harsh tone and told he must change. He was respectful and complied. He was very upset but kept that to himself.” While the Jesters are displeased with their son’s school’s decision, others have argued that it wasn’t appropriate for the county commissioner and school board member to send their child off to school wearing the shirt in the first place.
  • Snow? Check. Breathtaking mountain views? Check. Historical city charm and Instagram-worthy photo ops? Check and check.  Bern, Switzerland, is the city with the most Instagram posts in the world for the winter season — and it truly has it all. >> Read more trending news That’s according to analysts at Focus Clinic, a popular laser eye surgery clinic in the United Kingdom, who gathered the 20 most popular winter travel destinations across the world based on Google search and ranked each by the number of times a city’s hashtag was used on Instagram to determine its popularity on the photo-sharing app. According to the research, the #bern hashtag has been used more than 1,082,440 times. A popular destination in the Swiss city is the medieval Old City of Bern, a city center surrounded by the Aare river. Old City is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site with one of Europe’s longest weather-sheltered shopping centers. The “gateway to the Alps” is also known for its mountain views, many fountains, walkable streets, cafes, museums and colorful weekly markets, according to MySwitzerland.com. Rounding out the top 10 winter destinations according to Instagram are: Aspen, Colorado; the Northern Lights in Tromso, Norway; Chamonix, France; Yosemite National Park in California; Zermatt, Switzerland; Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming; Bled, Slovenia; Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic and Grindelwald, Switzerland. >> Explore the full list at focusclinics.com/most-popular-winter-sights Take a look at some of our favorite Instagram shots of Bern:
  • American Heart Association experts recommend men shouldn’t eat more than 36 grams of added sugar a day and women should limit their sugar consumption to 25 grams. » RELATED: Want to lose more weight? Ditch your diet for a couple of weeks, study suggests So a single Krispy Kreme doughnut, which has 10 grams of sugar, takes up a good bulk of your recommended daily intake. But healthy-sounding snack replacements like yogurt and raisins actually rack up more sugar than you might think. And several options even have more than double the sugar of a Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut. » RELATED: The questions you were too afraid to ask about healthy eating Here are 11 foods and drinks with more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut: Bottle of Naked juice green machine smoothie: 53 grams or about five Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnuts ¼ cup of Sun Maid raisins: 29 grams or three Krispy Kreme doughnuts » RELATED: Here's one weight loss tip for every day of the week, according to Atlanta dietitians Chobani blueberry greek yogurt: 15 grams or 1 ½ Krispy Kreme doughnuts Nature Valley oats and honey crunchy granola bar: 11 grams or about one Krispy Kreme doughnut » RELATED: These are the 4 foods Americans will be eating in 30 years Vitaminwater: up to 32 grams of sugar or about three Krispy Kreme doughnuts One cup of Motts apple sauce: 22 grams or about 2 Krispy Kreme doughnuts Odwalla mango protein flavored soy protein shake: 47 grams or about 5 Krispy Kreme doughnuts » RELATED: Here's what these Atlanta dietitians eat for breakfast Quaker instant oatmeal in apple cinnamon: 12 grams, a little more sugar than one Krispy Kreme doughnut Nesquik low fat chocolate milk: 22 grams, or about two Krispy Kreme doughnuts To learn more about added sugars and your recommended intake, visit heart.org. This story has been updated. 
  • Move over Match.com, OK Cupid and eHarmony -- there’s a new dating app gaining attention, but not in the way you’d expect. It’s called Inmate Mingle and helps people behind bars find their “perfect match” on the outside. Some may call it looking for love in all the wrong places. Others are simply surprised that there's an app for that. A former inmate talks about the culture of dating behind bars -- how it works, what he’s seen and his warning to you, Monday on Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m. WSB-TV’s Cox Media Group sister station Fox 23 wanted to find out more. They found other pen pal sites like loveaprisoner.com and paper dolls, but this is the first app providing this service. On the website, they found some people with gold and platinum status -- men and women who describe their likes and what they're looking for in a relationship with someone on the outside. Click on the success stories and you'll see people met their 'soul mate' or 'found someone very special.' LATEST INVESTIGATIONS: 'Nothing but issues' Complaints mount against popular rental home company Another cheating scandal: APS police chief disciplines 17 officers, dispatcher Car insurance rates going up faster in GA than any other state
  • The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps.In a letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, the department said Tillerson's reorganization plans aren't crippling the agency as reports have claimed. Top ranks aren't being intentionally gutted through attrition, mass retirements and buyouts, it said, and a planned 8 percent reduction of its nearly 75,000 employees had been mandated by the Office of Management and Budget and is proceeding under that order.In the letter sent to Sen. Bob Corker late Thursday, the department said there are only 108 fewer foreign service officers now than in 2016. The tally is still 2,000 more than there were in 2008, it said.It said a widely cited figure that 60 percent of diplomats at the highest level had left the foreign service since January is a 'distortion' because only six people held the rank known as 'career ambassador.' Two remain, it said. Since 1980, only from one to seven career ambassadors have ever served at the same time.Nevertheless, the letter seems unlikely to stem the criticism of Tillerson. Critics also point to departures of senior and mid-level foreign service officers and a hiring freeze of entry level diplomats that has been relaxed only to take on about 100 new employees in the current budget year. That's about a third of recent yearly intakes.Democratic and Republican lawmakers also oppose Tillerson's proposal to cut the department's budget by nearly 30 percent, suggesting there will be rancorous exchanges on staffing levels in coming months.The letter, signed by Charles S. Faulkner of the Bureau of Legislative Affairs, follows an intense week of criticism of Tillerson.Since taking office, the former Exxon Mobil CEO has been targeted by frequent attacks from Democrats, former diplomats and pundits on the left and the right. In recent days, Corker and a fellow prominent Republican, Arizona Sen. John McCain, joined the chorus.Corker on Tuesday echoed comments of his committee's top Democrat, Sen. Ben Cardin, who spoke of 'alarming' reports that America's diplomatic corps is being decimated by the reorganization. Corker said the concerns were 'bipartisan in nature' and lamented that a briefing about the reorganization with State Department officials had been 'very unsatisfactory' and incomplete.A day later, McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, wrote a letter with Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen criticizing the department for management decisions 'that threaten to undermine the long-term health and effectiveness of American diplomacy.'The entire minority membership of the House Foreign Affairs Committee followed, writing to Tillerson to say they're 'profoundly concerned about what appears to be the intentional hollowing-out of our senior diplomatic ranks and the entire State Department with no apparent goal.'The criticism followed a highly critical missive from the American Foreign Service Association, the union representing U.S. diplomats.Its president, Barbara Stephenson, likened senior staff reductions to a 'decapitation' that would be met with public outcry if it had occurred in the military.'The rapid loss of so many senior officers has a serious, immediate and tangible effect on the capacity of the United States to shape world events,' she said.The State Department feels the criticism is unfair. In its letter to Corker, the agency said there are only 20 fewer senior foreign service officers now than there were a year ago (1,048 compared with 1,068). This year's retirements are five fewer than in 2016, it said. Buyouts to induce early retirement of more than 600 diplomats are consistent with a directive to reduce the federal workforce.It said reorganization is a work in progress, appealing for patience as officials make the department 'more efficient and effective within a sustainable budget.'A project such as this demands careful execution and we are committed to doing just that and notifying Congress as required,' the State Department said.