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    ‘Serious Plans for Explosions’ Cancel Netherlands-Germany Soccer Match

    Hanover, Germany — “Serious plans for explosions” forced the evacuation of a stadium in Hanover, Germany, on Tuesday night before a Netherlands-Germany friendly soccer match, the police chief for Germany’s Lower Saxony region told Germany’s public broadcaster NDR. Chief Volker Kluwe told NDR that authorities “had concrete intelligence that someone wanted to set off an explosive device inside the stadium.” The tip from federal authorities forced the cancellation of the Netherlands-Germany match about one-and-a-half hours before game time. German Chancellor […]

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    Hershey’s Cuts Artificial Ingredients in Kisses, Bars

    HERSHEY — Hershey’s Kisses got a make-under. The chocolate company’s new milk chocolate Kisses and bars are now made without artificial ingredients and colors. And they’re available in stores. Last week, The Hershey Company announced that the updated version of milk chocolates would roll out in time for the holidays. “People want to see ingredients that they know and are familiar with in their foods, and we’re listening,” said Hershey Company VP Mary-Ann Somers. The move is a return to […]

  • Charlie Sheen is expected to disclose that he is HIV positive in an exclusive "Today" Show interview on Tuesday, a source with direct knowledge of the interview told CNNMoney.

    Actor Charlie Sheen Says He Is HIV Positive, Paid Millions to Keep It a Secret

    Actor Charlie Sheen told NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday that he was diagnosed as HIV-positive about four years ago, and that a few people who knew it demanded money from him to keep the secret. “I’m here to admit that I am in fact HIV-positive,” Sheen told NBC’s Matt Lauer. “And I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about the [alleged] threatening the health […]

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    New ISIS Video Warns of Attack on United States

    ANTALYA, Turkey — ISIS probably has plans for more attacks “in the pipeline,” according to the head of the CIA, although President Barack Obama’s national security team said over the weekend that the threat to Europe is greater than it is to the U.S. “I certainly would not consider it a one-off event,” said CIA Director John Brennan, speaking at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum in Washington on Monday. “It is clear to me that ISIL has […]

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    ‘France Is at War,’ French President Says After Paris Attacks

    PARIS — Declaring that “France is at war,” President Francois Hollande on Monday proposed sweeping new laws and more spending on public safety in response to Friday’s terror attacks in Paris — promising to eradicate terrorism, but not at the expense of France’s freedom. At the same time, ISIS threatened the United States that it could be next. “I swear to God, as we struck France in its stronghold Paris, we will strike America in its stronghold, Washington,” an ISIS […]

  • Police Nationale has just issued this arrest warrant for Abdeslam Salah, suspected of being involved in the Paris attacks.

    Paris Attacks: International Manhunt for Terror Suspect, 150 Raids Across France

    PARIS — An international manhunt is underway for a French citizen who is suspected of involvement in the deadly Paris terrorist attacks and has already managed to slip through the fingers of police at least once. The French government is stepping up its response to Friday night’s bloodthirsty rampage across Paris by attackers armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and suicide vests who massacred at least 129 people. French warplanes on Sunday bombarded Raqqa, the Syrian city that serves as the […]

  • Several people were killed and seven others injured in a shooting in central Paris late Friday, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported.

    Dozens Killed in Paris Attacks, Witness Calls Scene ‘Bloodbath’

    PARIS (CNN) — On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists — some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them — attacked sites throughout the French capital and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway. Scores were killed in the coordinated attacks late Friday, leaving a nation in mourning and the world […]

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    Cop Pulls Over Google Self-Driving Car, Finds No Driver to Ticket

    No driver? No ticket. That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google’s self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California. The car wasn’t speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly — 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain View Police Department — with traffic apparently backing up behind it. “As the officer approached the slow moving car he realized it was a Google Autonomous Vehicle,” a […]

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    Bizarre Stories and Superstitions: 13 Fun Facts About Friday the 13th

    Yet another Friday the 13th has arrived, bringing the usual superstitious chatter along with vows to avoid flying and other fear-inducing activities. Why are we so weird about the 13th? The answer is unclear but our aversion may have religious origins. Some Christians believe Friday is unlucky because it’s the day Jesus was crucified, and 13 signifies the number of guests at the Last Supper, with the infamous Judas being the 13th person seated at the table. Followers of numerology […]

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    355,000 Cans of SpaghettiOs Recalled over Choking Hazard

    NEW YORK — Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs due to a potential choking hazard. The company said Thursday that pieces of red plastic were found in a small number of cans. “This product should not be eaten,” the company said. Campbell said customers should return affected products to the store where they were purchased in exchange for a full refund. The recalled cans have a Feb. 22, 2017 date stamped on them, and a UPC code […]

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    Terminally Ill ‘Star Wars’ Fan Dies After Getting Final Wish to See New Film

    Daniel Fleetwood, a “Star Wars” fan whose dying wish was to see the upcoming movie, died this week. “He is now one with God and with the Force,” his wife, Ashley Fleetwood, wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday. He died in his sleep and in peace, she posted. Fleetwood, a 32-year-old “Star Wars” aficionado who had terminal cancer, got the chance to see an unedited version of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on Thursday, a Disney representative confirmed. All involved […]

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    Boy Missing 13 Years Found Safe in Ohio Makes First Public Statement

    CLEVELAND — A child who was reported missing in Alabama 13 years and was found unharmed in Cleveland, Ohio, has released his first public statement. Julian Hernandez was in the legal custody of his mother when he disappeared on August 28, 2002. He was 5 then. It was suspected that his father, Bobby Hernandez, took him as part of a noncustodial parental abduction, according to the Vestavia Hills Police Department, just south of Birmingham. A lead in the case came Sunday, when […]


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