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Consumer Reports: Gas Grill Fails Safety Test

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:24am
Consumer Reports says the safety risk is low and the magazine does not know of any reported injuries. Even so, no grill should have this flaw.
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Duchess of Cambridge: 'One of the Best Dressed Bumps Around'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:04am
Melanie Bromley of E! News took a look at Kate's pregnancy fashions and decided the style icon is dressing for the future.
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It's Official: Pope Francis Is Heading to Cuba

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:53am
Pope Francis will visit Cuba before his trip to the United States in September, the Vatican announced.






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Dr. Oz Fights Back: 'We Will Not Be Silenced'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:22am
The doctors sent an email to Columbia University last week Oz for pushing "quack treatments" for personal financial gain.
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Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader to Fight U.S. Extradition

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:15am
Navinder Singh Sarao has appeared at a London extradition hearing after being accused of contributing to the "flash crash" of 2010.






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New York City Aims to Cut Waste 90 Percent by 2030

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:01am
The Big Apple is going to polish its act when it comes to waste.
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Wednesday's Top 7 News Stories

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:48am
From a federal probe into the death of a Baltimore man in police custody to France foiling an extremist attack, see the stories we're following today.
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Stormy South Braces for Golf-Ball-Sized Hail, Twisters

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:17am
A severe thunderstorm is set to bring large hail, damaging winds and even possible tornadoes to Texas and parts of the South.






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Stranded Cruise Ship Docks After 'Horrific' 24-Hour Ordeal

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:39am
The Carnival Spirit had 2,500 passengers and 1,500 crew aboard.
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Doctors Save Unborn Child After Dad Runs Over, Kills Mom

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:37am
The child is reportedly in stable condition at Houston's Memorial Hermann Hospital.






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Radioactive Drone Lands on Japan PM's Office: Reports

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:42am
A drone with a minute traces of radiation landed on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office on Wednesday morning, local media reported.






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Hundreds Protest Over Death of Man in Police Custody

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:29am
The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation in the death of Freddie Gray, who died a week after he was arrested in Baltimore.






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'Perfect': Flawless 100-Carat Diamond Fetches $22 Million

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
The presale estimate had been between $19 million and $25 million.






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1 Dead, 20 Sick After Potluck at Church Picnic

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:13am
All 20, five of whom are in a critical condition, attended a picnic at Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church in Lancaster, Ohio.






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Fugitive Surrenders After 39 Years for the Health Care

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:23am
A 66-year-old Kentucky man turned himself in after 39 years as a fugitive because he wants to go back to prison for the health care, authorities said.






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Super Storm Lashes Australia's East Coast for Third Day

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:26pm
Three people have been killed and there were reports of a house floating away in the wild weather, which has left 200,000 without power.
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Isaiah Washington Explains What He Meant by '#Adapt'

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:31pm
In an interview with NBCBLK Isaiah Washington addresses black Twitter and the controversy over his comment that when it comes to racial profiling black people need to 'adapt'






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'Embarrassed' Affleck on Why He Asked to Hide Family's Past

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:12pm
"I was embarrassed," the Oscar-winning director said on Facebook after receiving backlash for the initial reports he tried to hide his family's past.






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John Boehner Plants Kiss on Nancy Pelosi in Rose Garden

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:18pm
Proving that bipartisanship is not dead, John Boehner planted a smooch on the cheek of Nancy Pelosi as they waited for President Obama's remarks.






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Lawmakers Take Steps to Put a Woman on the $20 Bill

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:46pm
The campaign to put a woman on the $20 bill gathered steam Tuesday as the House joined the Senate in considering legislation to get the ball rolling.
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