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    ‘Django Unchained’ actress claims she was cuffed by police for showing public affection with white boyfriend

    Actress Daniele Watts says Los Angeles police allegedly detained her because they thought she was a prostitute for showing public affection with her white boyfriend.

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    Doctor defends laying off employee with cancer after social media storm

    (CNN) – A Pennsylvania oral surgeon laid off a cancer-stricken employee had good intentions – aiming to help the woman get unemployment benefits and focus on her treatment – but now is getting threats and verbal attacks on social media, according to the doctor’s lawyer. A Woman Told Her Boss About A Devastating Cancer Diagnosis. He Responded By Firing Her. http://t.co/SPZdug3yS9 pic.twitter.com/Qn8FJ8eP5L — Carlos Alvarez (@CarlosAlvarez37) September 12, 2014 “Dr. (George) Visnich put (employee Carol Jumper) on layoff status so […]

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    Yet another ‘Frozen’ spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – It’s time for fans of Epcot’s classic ride, Maelstrom, to let it go. “Frozen” is here. Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit “Frozen.” It will take the place of Maelstrom, a Norwegian boat ride at Walt Disney World’s Epcot center in Florida. “From the moment we screened the film several months before its release, we were inspired by the possibility of bringing this great […]

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    ‘Underwater Puppies’ make a splash, go viral

    Photographer Seth Casteel’s followup to his New York Times best-seller “Underwater Dogs”is set to release on Sept. 16.

  • stocks

    Sign of the times? More U.S. families own cats than stocks

    Despite the sizzling stock market, Americans remain cool to the idea of having direct exposure to the companies benefiting from the economic recovery.

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    Be careful at work! America’s most dangerous jobs

    (CNN) – America’s workplace got safer last year. But these workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loggers Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3 Median wage: $33,630 Even though most trees are now safely cut down using big harvesting machines, not all of them can be downed that way. When loggers use handheld power saws, they’re much more vulnerable to injury from falling tree limbs and dangerous equipment. Those daily […]

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    Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted on felony charge of injury to a child

    (CNN) – Star NFL running back Adrian Peterson faces a felony charge of injury to a child, authorities said Friday. His lawyer said his client was doling out discipline to his son much like “he experienced as a child growing up in east Texas.” Following his indictment Thursday by a grand jury, the Montgomery County, Texas, Sheriff’s office entered a warrant for Peterson’s arrest, according to sheriff’s Lt. Brady Fitzgerald. The sheriff’s office didn’t offer details on how the child […]

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    Palin family reportedly involved in large fight at party

    (CNN) – It’s not the latest reality television show but real life for the Palin clan, at least according to reports from bloggers. A vaguely worded police report is less specific about what actually happened at a weekend social gathering in Alaska. The facts seem to go something like this: Members of the Palin family, including Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, attended a party Saturday night in Anchorage, where a large brawl broke […]

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    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned $105 million in 5 years

    Goodell became commissioner in 2006, and earned $105 million from the 2008 through 2012 seasons. The league has yet to file its 2013 season financials.

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    Watch: This is what it’s like to get ‘doored’ while biking in NYC

    This New York City bicyclist was wearing a helmet cam while riding in the bike lane when he was ‘doored’ by someone exiting a taxi and sent flying. As a crowd grows, the finger-pointing begins. So who’s to blame?  You be the judge. (Be sure to catch the guy who walks up eating chips and inserts himself in the situation at 5:12.)

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    Olive Garden’s big problem? Cold breadsticks

    One prominent Darden investor is so fed up it's demanding changes to make the Italian-themed food better.

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    Some whisky drinkers are now making millions investing in what they love

    The whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip? This is the new Balvenie 50-year-old, which carries a price tag of $40,800 a bottle.

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