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Uber Driver Sues Snapchat After Girl Playing With App's Speed Filter Crashes Into Him — Going 107 MPH!

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Snapchat has become a great way for people to share photos with friends — but like everything good in this world, people tend to find a way to ruin it.

A Georgia Uber driver is suing the popular photo-taking app after being hit by a woman who was driving at insane speeds so she could impress her friends with a selfie.

According to reports, Wentworth Maynard was merging onto a four lane highway outside of Atlanta, Georgia in September when his vehicle was hit "so violently it shot across the left lane into the left embankment."

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Maynard suffered traumatic brain injuries after his car was struck by Christal McGee — who was reportedly on her phone trying to use the Snapchat speed filter when the accident occurred.

Now, the victim is suing both McGee and Snapchat. His lawyers stated in a complaint:

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Woman Suing Red Bull After Son Dies From Allegedly Drinking 'Toxic Amounts Of Caffeine' — Read The Report!

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Red Bull may give you wings, but too much can also give you fatal heart issues.

That's what one woman says after her son allegedly died from consuming too much of the energy drink.

Ann Lemley is suing the company over the 2014 death of her son William Lemley, claiming that Red Bull knows the medical risk of its product but does nothing to warn customers.

According to TMZ, the lawsuit says the 44-year-old died of a string of heart issues after ingesting "toxic amounts of caffeine and other chemicals" in the popular beverage.

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In the suit, Lemley notes that multiple studies have

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A Giant Falling Rock Almost Caused REAL Game Of Thrones Deaths! Find Out About The Scary Production Rockslide!

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The characters in Game Of Thrones are faced with dangers lurking around every corner.

And sometimes, those elements pose real life perils to the cast and crew of HBO's fantasy series!

During the filming of the upcoming sixth season, the production team of the Emmy-winning series was faced with an unexpected challenge when there was a rockslide at the show's Castle Black set!

This location, which serves as the primary headquarters for the Night's Watch, is settled in Northern Ireland's Magheramorne Quarry — where a practical castle set lies at the bottom of a rock face.

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This rock wall is dressed with "ice" and extended with visual effects to look like The Wall, which in the show defends the The Seven Kingdoms from the White Walkers who live in the far north:

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7-Year-Old Girl Dies After Bouncy Castle Blows Away In 'Freak' Gust Of Wind

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This is absolutely horrifying.

A 7-year-old girl in Britain died over the weekend after a bouncy castle she was playing in blew away by a strong gust of wind.

According to reports, Summer Grant was treated at the Essex fair on Saturday and airlifted to the hospital, but was unable to be saved.

The inflatable attraction flew over trailers after a "freak" gust of wind pulled the safety stakes out of the ground, launching the castle over trailers and sending it rolling down the bottom of a hill.

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Ray Smith, a representative of the Showman's Guild of Great Britain, said that if the winds had been consistently high, the castle and other inflatables would have been closed, explaining:

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Jennifer Garner's Son HATES The Paparazzi More Than She Does! Find Out What Samuel Says About The 'Men With Cameras'!

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A few years ago, Jennifer Garner helped Halle Berry pass California state legislation making it illegal for paparazzi to harass minors with famous parents!

During her testimony for the anti-papz bill, the actress told the committee that her son Samuel was terrified of the shutterbugs and flashing lights when ambushed by photographers.

And on Wednesday's Dr. Oz show, the Miracles From Heaven star said that the youngest of her and Ben Affleck's three kids still "hates [the paparazzi] the most."

Related: Ben Says He's 'So Lucky' To Have Jennifer As A Co-Parent!

Garner admitted that before the bill passed, 6 paparazzi cars were parked outside their home every day — and up to 15 to 20 cars on weekends!

While the legislation "has made things better," the actress said she and her children are still regularly followed and photographed — and her now 4-year-old son does not love all the attention.

The famous momma told the TV doctor every time her son sees the papz, he says:

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Starbucks Plans To Donate Daily Leftovers To The Needy! Get The Kindhearted Deets!

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Starbucks may not be doing anything to get its baristas to spell your name right, but at least it's planning to minimize food waste in U.S. locations!

The coffee titan is teaming up with the Food Donation Connection and Feeding America to donate all of its leftover prepared meals to food banks!

With the program known as FoodShare, the organizations will pick up food at 7,600 U.S. Starbucks and redistribute it daily!

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Starbucks has been working with the FDC since 2010 to donate leftover pastries, and have now found a way to add perishable foods to the pick up at the end of the day.

Brand manager Jane Maly said in a press release:

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Mariah Carey Advised NOT To Perform Her Scheduled Birthday Concert In Brussels In The Wake Of Deadly Terror Attacks

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Mariah Carey is touring across Europe this week for her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, but she might be making one less stop than planned.

According to reports, the Infinity songstress has been warned not to perform her scheduled concert in Brussels, Belguim in the wake of the fatal terror attacks on Tuesday.

TMZ says Mimi's security team is "strongly against" the show, because there are multiple reasons why the venue could be a potential target.

Not only is Carey one of the biggest stars in the world, she's engaged to a billionaire — plus, the concert is special since she's performing on her birthday.

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But even if the superstar did want to go to her show despite being advised against it, she might

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