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    Toothpaste Ingredient Causes Concern

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — A dental hygienist in Phoenix noticed something strange in the mouths of her patients — and spoke up about it. Now a toothpaste manufacturer is taking action, according to KNXV. Trish Walraven has seen lots of things as a dental hygienist, but until a few years ago, she had never seen anything like this. “We thought it was a cleaning product or something that people were chewing,” Walraven said. They were little blue dots trapped in the tiny […]

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    9/11: 13 Years Later

    (CNN) — A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania. In some cases, they are tales of ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances — people who became symbols of comfort and hope for a grieving nation. Then there were those who were behind the attacks, people who have become the emblem […]

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    President Obama Outlines Strategy to Fight ISIS: Air Strikes in Syria, More U.S. Troops

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — It’s time to go after ISIS in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night in a nationally televised address intended to sell stepped-up military efforts to a war-weary public. Obama said the United States would expand its airstrikes against the Sunni jihadists in Iraq to target them across the border in Syria. “I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are,” he said. “That means I […]

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    Apple Unveils New iPhones, Apple Watch

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Tuesday, as well as a new mobile payments platform called ApplePay. “Today, we are launching the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said at an event in Cupertino, Calif. “They are without a doubt the best iPhones we’ve ever done.” Display: The iPhones have curved edges and bigger screens that measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches, up from just four inches on […]

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    Ravens Terminate Ray Rice after Disturbing Elevator Attack Video Surfaces

    A new video has surfaced showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside an elevator at a hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in February.

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    Unresponsive Plane Crashes Near Jamaica

    (CNN) — [Breaking news update, 2:53 p.m.] The small unresponsive plane that flew south over the United States into the Caribbean Sea has crashed off the coast of Jamaica, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. F-15 pilots tracking the unresponsive plane could see, before the small plane’s windows frosted, a pilot slumped over, a NORAD official said. The official said one or two other people are believed to be on board, though the number has not been confirmed. The pilot […]

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    Facebook’s Autoplay Video Feature Is Using up Your Cell Phone Data

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Want to save money on your phone bill? Make sure you turn off the “autoplay” setting on Facebook videos. Smartphone users are at risk of maxing out their data plans if they don’t change this default setting in the Facebook app, which otherwise will automatically start streaming videos in the News Feed window. The issue was flagged by consumer finance site MoneySavingExpert.com, which said it had “seen many complaints from people who have been stung with […]

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    Another Journalist Reportedly Beheaded

    (CNN) — The ISIS terror group has published a video titled “A second message to America,” showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. The video also threatens the life of British captive, David Haines. Sotloff speaks to the camera before he is killed, saying he is “paying the price” for U.S. intervention. The masked ISIS figure in the video speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama, telling him, “Just as your missiles continue to strike our people, our knife will […]

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    Don Pardo, Voice of Saturday Night Live Dies at 96

    (CNN) — Don Pardo, the announcer whose velvety baritone voice introduced “Saturday Night Live” hosts on NBC for decades, has died at age 96, the network announced. Pardo was the announcer for “SNL” for all but one season over the program’s 39-year run. Prior to announcing for the comedy show, he was a familiar voice on NBC, handling the announcing duties on such programs as the old “Price Is Right” and the Art Fleming-hosted version of “Jeopardy!” In a tweet, […]

  • Ferguson, Missouri Police Chief Thomas Jackson named the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Saturday, August 9, 2014 is Darren Wilson.

    Ferguson Police Release Name of Officer Involved in Michael Brown Shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. — After almost a week of withholding the identity of a police officer who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown, police identified the officer as Darren Wilson at a news conference on Friday morning. He’s a six-year veteran of the force. Wilson previously had no disciplinary record and was treated for injuries following the shooting according to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson. According to a police report, Brown was identified by Ferguson police on Saturday, August 9 as one of […]

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    Robin Williams Suffered From Parkinson’s Disease, Wife Reveals in Statement

    Robin Williams was struggling with early stages of Parkinson’s Disease when he died, his wife Susan Schneider reveled in a statement Thursday. “Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was entertaining millions on stage, film or television, our troops on the frontlines, or comforting a sick child — Robin wanted us to laugh and to feel less afraid. Since his passing, all of us who loved Robin have found some solace in the tremendous outpouring of […]

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    Comedian Robin Williams Dead at 63

    (CNN) — Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. “He has been battling severe depression of late,” his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.” Coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from […]

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