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Fireball Whisky Recalled In 3 Countries Over Antifreeze Ingredient

Huffington Post – by Alexander C. Kaufman Fireball Cinnamon Whisky is taking heat in Europe over a chemical ingredient that’s used in some forms of antifreeze. Norway, Sweden and Finland have recalled the popular cinnamon-flavored liqueur — a trendy favorite … Continue reading

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Arctic Blast Will Bring First Freeze, Record Cold to Parts of the East

The Weather Channel This past week has seen record warmth across much of the East but a big change is on the way. An arctic blast will be arriving this weekend with the first freeze of the season for many, … Continue reading

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Owner of Park Slope bar The Gate wants ban on dogs lifted

AM New York – by Ivan Pereira The owner of a Park Slope bar popular among dog owners said he wants the city to allow his-four legged patrons back inside. Last week, the city’s health department fined The Gate, at … Continue reading

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Woman found beheaded on Long Island minutes before man steps in front of train

New York Daily News – by CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS, JOSEPH STEPANSKY A woman in her 60s was found beheaded on a Long Island street just minutes before a man stepped in front of a LIRR train less than a mile … Continue reading

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Saying she will not be bullied, nurse fights Maine Ebola quarantine

Reuters – by SUSAN HEAVEY AND ROBERTA RAMPTON Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to … Continue reading

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Court says man owes child support for kid who isn’t his

Atlanta Journal Constitution – by Katherine Biek Carnell Alexander via WXYZ: “I feel like I’m standing in front of a brick wall with nowhere to go.”  That’s Carnell Alexander. He currently owes about $30,000 in back child support. The state of … Continue reading

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Police In Ferguson Stock Up On Riot Gear Ahead Of Grand Jury Decision

The Huffington Post – by Ryan J. Reilly WASHINGTON — The St. Louis County Police Department has stocked up on tear gas, less-lethal ammunition and plastic handcuffs in anticipation of massive protests in the suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, if a grand … Continue reading

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Bronx Police Officer in Ticket-Fixing Inquiry Is Convicted of Drug, Robbery and Theft Charges

New York Times – by Winnie Hu A Bronx officer at the center of an internal police investigation into ticket-fixing was found guilty by a jury on Monday of taking part in a series of criminal schemes to make money. … Continue reading

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Nurse Under Ebola Quarantine Criticizes Her Treatment

Huffington Post – by Braden Goyette Kaci Hickox, the first nurse to be quarantined under a strict new policy on her return from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, criticized her treatment in a Dallas Morning News op-ed on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Senior U.S. Public Health Official Slams NJ/NY Ebola Quarantine

WNYC – by Matthew Schuerman A top U-S public health official criticized the governors of New York and New Jersey for imposing a three-week-long quarantine on health care workers returning from West Africa if they had direct contact with Ebola … Continue reading

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RIP Jack Bruce, you are Free.

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St. Louis Cop Shot Teen 6 Times In Back Of Legs During Fatal Shooting: Family Autopsy

Huffington Post (Reuters) – An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot a teenager six times in the back of the legs and once in the side of the head in what was likely a fatal wound, a doctor who performed … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce dead: Cream bass player dies aged 71 after liver disease battle

Mirror – by Sam Rkaina Jack Bruce, bass player in the legendary 1960s rock band Cream, has died today aged 71. The composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist passed away today after battling liver disease having enjoyed a musical career stretching a … Continue reading

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Sacramento-area crime spree: Two deputies dead, two other people shot

San Jose Mercury News – by Dan Thompson SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff’s deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour … Continue reading

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Driver of vehicle crushed by semi saved by sturdy headrest

AOL OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro man narrowly escaped death thanks in part to one very sturdy headrest. Kelly White spent his Thursday at the office, catching up on work that was put on pause Wednesday morning. “I was heading … Continue reading

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Hatchet-wielding man shot dead by NYPD cops in Queens; police eye possible terrorism motive

New York Daily News – by CAITLIN NOLAN , KERRY BURKE , ROCCO PARASCANDOLA, JOSEPH STEPANSKY , THOMAS TRACY A man armed with a hatchet who attacked a group of rookie cops on a Queens street, critically injuring one, was … Continue reading

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NYPD Officer Kicks Colleague in the Head During Arrest

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Death Threats Aimed at Boy, 11, Who Bagged Rare Albino Deer

Royal Oak Patch – by Beth Dalbey Jordan Browne, one of the hosts of Michigan Out-of-Doors Television, knew the story of 11-year-old Gavin Dingman’s feat in the woods – he bagged a rare 12-point albino buck with a crossbow – … Continue reading

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18 Jacksonville parents busted for failing to send their kids to school as police seek 26 more

The Florida Times-Union – by Dan Scanlan Eighteen Jacksonville parents have been arrested on warrants charging them with repeatedly failing to send their children to school as 26 others are being sought, according to the State Attorney’s Office. The 44 … Continue reading

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Late comedian George Carlin gets last laugh after long battle with childhood church

PIX 11 MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — After a long uphill battle, late-comedian George Carlin finally got his due getting a section of West 121st Street in his old neighborhood of Morningside Heights re-named in his honor. As family and supporters … Continue reading

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