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16 September 2014

#GoodellMustGo: activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL

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(NBC News) CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye, a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic viol ...

15 September 2014

Urban Outfitters sorry for bloody 'vintage' Kent State University sweatshirt

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(Today Show) Urban Outfitters has issued an apology after an uproar over a faux-vintage T-shirt that appears to reference the 1970 shooting of unarmed students at Kent State. The item features the ...

13 September 2014

Gruesome find: 50 frozen cats

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(WPTV)  Sheriff's deputies serving a search warrant at a suburban Lake Worth, Florida home made an unusual discovery Wednesday.After seizing a computer and arresting Douglas Westcott for sexual con ...

13 September 2014

Murder suspect killed

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(KPRC)  U.S. Marshals  fatally shot a murder suspect and captured another after a shootout near Houston, Texas Thursday.The two suspects, 48-year-old James Nicholas and 40-year-old Kimberly Cormie ...

13 September 2014

New hope for Alzheimer's cure?

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(KUSA)  Researchers in Denver, Colorado have found a definitive link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease."If we want to find a cure to Alzheimer's, we have to further study Down syndrome, ...

13 September 2014

Caught on cam: customer punched

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(KOB)  A Clovis, New Mexico woman is suing Family Dollar after she was attacked in the store by the manager almost two years ago. It all started with a $10 bill."It's just unbelievable, I've never ...

12 September 2014

Lonely pets: easing anxiety

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(NBC News)  Fall is a busy time for many families in America.With back to school, the start of fall sports and perhaps sending a kid to college it can be a tough transition for parents, but mom and ...

12 September 2014

Gauging the ISIS threat

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(NBC News) The Pentagon and the White House agreed "war" is the right word to describe the new Obama effort to destroy ISIS, the self-styled Islamic state.But Obama's plan for a coalition, at least ...

12 September 2014

Blackened Burger King burger

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Burger King Japan is rolling out a burger that's all black from bun to bun.The Kuro burger, as it's called, has bread and cheese, both blackened by bamboo charcoal, and a special sauce colored with ...

12 September 2014

T.J. Lane captured: escaped high school shooter in custody

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Cleveland, Ohio --- (NBC News) A convicted school shooter who sparked a massive manhunt when he escaped from an Ohio prison Thursday has been caught, officials said. Thomas "T.J." Lane, 19, was appr ...