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    Watch: Surprise ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ trailer is Hulktastic

    (CNN) — The new trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is, in a word, “Hulktastic.” Marvel and Disney unleashed the first official look at the next Avengers movie on Wednesday night, not long after a leaked version made its way online, and now May can’t come fast enough. The two-minute clip features everything Marvel fans could’ve asked for, between James Spader’s chilling narration as Ultron, the introduction of Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch and Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Quicksilver, and the glimpse of […]

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    UNC report finds 18 years of academic fraud kept athletes playing

    CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (CNN) — For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake “paper classes,” and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday. “These counselors saw the paper classes and the artificially high grades they yielded as key to helping some student-athletes remain eligible,” Kenneth Wainstein wrote in his report. He conducted an eight-month investigation into the scandal, which has plagued […]

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    Jury finds Ex-Blackwater contractors guilty in ‘outrageous’ Nusoor Square shooting

    Seventy-one witnesses testified, including 30 from Iraq, the largest group of foreign witnesses to travel to the United States for a criminal trial.

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    Coast Guard rescues three people, a dog and a cat from sailboat near Cape Charles

    Portsmouth, Va. — The Coast Guard hoisted three people, a cat and a dog from a sailboat on the Chesapeake Bay near Cape Charles on Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a distress call at about 2 p.m from the owner and operator of the 30-foot sailboat Mary K. The call said all three people aboard were seasick and the sailboat was dragging anchor in four-foot seas and 25-knot winds approximately 15 miles north of Cape Charles […]

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    Win a pair of VIP seats with a parking pass to see the Redskins take on the Eagles!

    Brought to you by Pomoco Nissan!

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    Patrick’s forecast: Rain moving out, wind sticking around

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    Mug shots from Hampton Roads arrests

    Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted. Mug shots part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11

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    Autopsy report reveals new details in Michael Brown shooting

    (CNN) — Michael Brown’s gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A county official with knowledge of the investigation told CNN the autopsy document that the Post-Dispatch used to do its report is authentic. The detail could lend credence to Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson’s account that he and the unarmed African-American teenager scuffled at his patrol car before Brown was shot […]

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    U.S. airdrops give much needed aid in Kobani, but did ISIS get some?

    One of the 28 bundles dropped in and around Kobani on Monday drifted away from the target zone, a U.S. official said. The U.S. military said it went back and blasted it.

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    Report: Majority of men use flex time and love it

    (CNN) — I have long thought millennials, who expect flexibility in the workplace, would be the group that would bring an end to the stigma that is too-often associated with flex time — the belief that wanting a flexible work arrangement means you aren’t willing to work as hard. But now I’m thinking it’s going to be men who will get us there. A new report by the Working Mother Research Institute had some fairly startling findings: Nearly eight out […]

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    The Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    Ben Bradlee, the zestful, charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

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    ‘Cuddly’ Ebola? Plush toys sell out amid outbreak

    A Connecticut-based toy maker is benefiting from the Ebola outbreak. Toy company Giantmicrobes has sold out of its plush Ebola toys. The company sells an entire line of microscopic organism plush dolls. The company sells three Ebola products — two plush toys and an Ebola petri dish. Both plush toys are currently sold out. As of Wednesday morning, the Ebola petri dish was still available to order. The company has been in business since 2002 – long before the current outbreak.  

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