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'Seinfeld's' John O'Hurley on supporting Trump in Hollywood: 'I was embarrassed for my profession'

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'Seinfeld's' John O'Hurley on supporting Trump in Hollywood: 'I was embarrassed for my profession'


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Russian internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists

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Russian internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists


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Ohio police officer fired; video showed officer beating driver after traffic stop

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Ohio police officer fired; video showed officer beating driver after traffic stop


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'The Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn reveals she fought breast cancer in secret for years

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'The Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn reveals she fought breast cancer in secret for years


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Oklahoma man sentenced to life without parole in shooting death of Bethel Acres man

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Oklahoma man sentenced to life without parole in shooting death of Bethel Acres man


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Volusia deputies arrest man accused of shooting into ex-girlfriend's home

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  • Calif. Woman Sentenced For Craigslist ‘Rape Fantasy’ Plot to Frame Husband’s Ex: ‘A Diabolical Scheme’
    Calif. Woman Sentenced For Craigslist ‘Rape Fantasy’ Plot to Frame Husband’s Ex: ‘A Diabolical Scheme’

    , people.com

    A California woman was sentenced to five years in prison for a bizarre and elaborate scheme to frame her husband’s ex-fiancée for trying to have her raped. Angela Maria Diaz, 32, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including kidnapping, false imprisonment, forgery and falsely reporting a crime, according to a statement released by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office
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Politics & Government

  • Russian internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists
    Russian internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists

    , yahoo.com

    From their desks in St. Petersburg, Russian internet trolls at a company with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to co-opt American civil rights activists and use them to stoke racial tensions and stir political unrest, authorities said. Congressional investigators tell ABC News that two online groups — BlackMattersUS and BlackFist — were among those used by Russian operators to reach out directly to unwitting individual Americans engaged in political activism and, in this case, encourage them to help organize rallies, train in self-defense and create music videos
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Sports

  • Nets' Jeremy Lin to miss entire season with knee injury
    Nets' Jeremy Lin to miss entire season with knee injury

    , delawareonline.com

    SportsPulse: The USA TODAY Sports' NBA experts give us their predictions on a handful of annual NBA awards. USA TODAY Sports. Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee sustained in Brooklyn’s season-opening loss to the Indiana Pacers. The team announced the injury Thursday morning. The injury occurred in the fourth quarter after Lin fell awkwardly while attempting a layup
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Business

  • JetBlue to stop ticket sales on a dozen travel websites
    JetBlue to stop ticket sales on a dozen travel websites

    , detroitnews.com

    New York — JetBlue will stop selling tickets on a dozen discount travel websites in hopes of driving customers to the airline’s site and reducing the company’s costs. JetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday that the change was the first step in revamping its system of selling tickets online. The sites being dropped are mostly not well known, including SmartFares.com and MyFlightSearch
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Technology

  • Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic appetite' for iPhone 8
    Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic appetite' for iPhone 8

    , channelnewsasia.com

    TORONTO: The chief executive of Canada's biggest wireless company said on Thursday that he is seeing little demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 8, adding to concerns about prospects for sales of the device. "What we're seeing is sort of ... anemic appetite for the iPhone 8," Rogers Communications Inc Chief Executive Joe Natale said in an quarterly earnings conference call. Customers are interested in premium features packed into the iPhone X, pronounced "ten", which is due to be released next month, though Natale warned that the outlook for that device is not clear because of its higher price and potential supply constraints
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Health

  • 'The Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn reveals she fought breast cancer in secret for years
    'The Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn reveals she fought breast cancer in secret for years

    , ketv.com

    "It kept spreading and coming back" 'The Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn reveals she fought breast cancer in secret for years "It kept spreading and coming back" Mindy Cohn, the actress best known for playing Natalie Green in The Facts of Life, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. She fought the illness for years—but never went public until now
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Family & Parenting

  • Oklahoma mother talks about backseat delivery
    Oklahoma mother talks about backseat delivery

    , kfor.com

    COALGATE, Okla. – An Oklahoma mother is telling the incredible story about her son’s backseat delivery. Lacy Hamer, of Tushka, Okla., told KTEN she has given birth to three other children, but her most recent experience with her fourth child was definitely not routine. When Hamer went into labor Monday morning, her husband loaded her up in the car and started driving to a hospital in Ada
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Society & Culture

Entertainment & Arts

  • A Drag Queen Practices Parenting with Story Time in Shade: Queens of NYC Sneak Peek
    A Drag Queen Practices Parenting with Story Time in Shade: Queens of NYC Sneak Peek

    , people.com

    It’s story time with the queens. In an exclusive clip of Fusion TV’s Shade: Queens of NYC — a new docuseries that moves past the glam, glitz, and lip syncing and provides an intimate look inside the New York drag community — Marti Gould Cummings tests his skills as a parent by reading a book to a group of children. “Looking around the room, I got comfortable,” he says
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Education

  • JCPS school on 'heightened security' due to nearby 'police activity'
    JCPS school on 'heightened security' due to nearby 'police activity'

    , wdrb.com

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A JCPS school is on "heightened security" as police conduct an investigation nearby, according to a spokesperson for the Jefferson County Public Schools district. Allison Martin, spokeswoman for JCPS, says Shelby Traditional Academy is on heightened security "because of police activity in the neighborhood," a move she says is a standard procedure. A Metrosafe supervisor says police were dispatched to 700 Ziegler Avenue at around 11 a
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Travel & Recreation

Law & Crime

  • Irony found after sheriff’s unusual school drug search | News To Me Blog
    Irony found after sheriff’s unusual school drug search | News To Me Blog

    , ajc.com

    Police spend most of their time trying to catch and fine the easily caught. Hundreds of state police officers write traffic tickets. Roughly zero look for ID thieves. I’m not a police officer, but I’ve long suspected finding drugs is as easy as enforcing the speed limit. As a kid, I figured the Scooby-Doo gang’s “Mystery Machine” had to be a tempting law enforcement target
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Life & Style

  • Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released
    Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

    , kcci.com

    And they're incredibly romantic! Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released And they're incredibly romantic! Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have just been released and they're every bit as ambitious, charismatic and intellectual as you would imagine. The nine full letters, sent by the former US president to his then college girlfriend, Alexandra McNear, are finally being made public to researchers through Emory University's Stuart A
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Science & Nature

  • 'Impressive rainfall totals' will soak western Oregon, forecasters say
    'Impressive rainfall totals' will soak western Oregon, forecasters say

    , katu.com

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Some serious Pacific Northwest rain is on the way Thursday. Forecasters say the past couple days of brief showers, grey skies and misting were all leading up to this precipitation storm. The National Weather Service in Portland said a wet, cold front moving southward across western Oregon is leading a cool upper level trough through the area. This means snow levels will lower near the Cascade passes and yes, you guessed it, lots of rain will fall in the metro area and Willamette Valley
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