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Les Waas, Creator of the Mister Softee Jingle, Dies at 94

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:11pm
The Mister Softee song, officially titled "Jingle and Chimes," was written in 1960 for the company started in Waas' hometown of Philadelphia.
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Mumps Outbreak at Harvard Threatens Graduation

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:52pm
A mumps outbreak at Harvard University that began in early March has climbed to 41 cases as of Thursday, and could impact the school's graduation.
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Man Shot After Threatening TV Station With Chocolate 'Bomb'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:13pm
A Baltimore TV station was evacuated Thursday after an oddly-dressed intruder entered the lobby and said he had information to share.
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Skull Found Behind Elementary School Identified as Woman Missing Since 2014

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:38pm
Nicole Goodlett was reported missing on March 12, 2014.
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Amazon Profit Crushes Estimates as Cloud Rains Money

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:28pm
Amazon's revenue topped analysts' expectations by a wide margin as the Prime loyalty program helped the online retail giant attract more customers.
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Secret Service Plans to Raise White House Fence by 5 Feet

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:18pm
The U.S. Secret Service plans to raise the height of the White House security fence and add a new concrete foundation, according to an agency report obtained by NBC Washington.
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Third Suspect in Lottery Rigging Scandal Surrenders in Iowa

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:09pm
Robert Clark Rhodes II surrenders to authorities in Polk County, Iowa. Rhodes is accused of helping rig at least two state lottery jackpots.
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High School Senior Gets 37 Prom Dates

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:59pm
Sammy Lamar doesn't have to worry about who to ask to the prom after every girl in the senior class invited him at once.
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Teen Birth Rates Plummet For Blacks, Latinas

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:49pm
Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have plunged over the past decade, but they are still far more likely than whites to have babies.
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Grand Jury Indicts Man in Slaying of Ex-Saints Star Will Smith

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:56pm
The indictment was announced during a preliminary hearing in the case.
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Third Suspect Surrenders in Lottery Rigging Scandal

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:27pm
Robert Rhodes faces two counts of fraud for allegedly helping a former lottery official rig jackpots.
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Sons Arrested After Parents Found Dead With Chilling Note

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:15pm
The couple was found shot to death next to a note that read: "Sorry, my first killing was clumsy."
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Carl Icahn Says He's Dumped His Shares of Apple

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:13pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn no longer has a position in Apple, he told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Thursday.
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Moonshine Isn't Just for Bootleggers Anymore

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 1:32pm
Once the province of hillbillies and hustlers distilling in stealth during the Prohibition, moonshine is now a popular product that you can easily get
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3 Connected to San Bernardino Shooter Arrested

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 1:15pm
Federal officials issued warrants on Thursday in relation to the deadly San Bernardino mass shooting. The new charges are not terrorism related.
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VP Biden Arrives in Iraq for Surprise Visit

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:55pm
Vice President Joe Biden flew overnight from Washington to the Iraqi capital and is expected to meet with Iraqi leaders.
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Have L.A. Cops Found Another Manson Family Victim?

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:58am
For 46 years she was known only a Jane Doe No. 59
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Health Insurance Companies Set to Hike Premiums

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:54am
Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling acros
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Hastert Lawsuit: Accuser Can Stay Anonymous For Now

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:44am
Individual A is suing the former House Speaker for $1.8 million.
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House Committee Votes to Require Women to Register for Draft

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:37am
Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill.
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