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    Buffalo hit with six feet of snow as frigid temperatures blast the U.S.

    (CNN) — Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more coming Wednesday. Over half the country — 50.2% — had snow on the ground Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Buffalo, New York, one of the hardest-hit, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting. Have some good thoughts for the folks in Buffalo today. They need it more than most folks that are just cold. pic.twitter.com/qKHWgTVKIa — Sammy […]

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    Facebook releases new app just for reading and posting to groups

    More than 700 million people check a group on Facebook every month, and the company says hundreds of thousands of groups have been created since the feature was introduced four years ago. However, posting to a group takes a bit of digging right now, especially on a mobile device.

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    Army specialist reunited with dog that saved his life

    Army Specialist Brent Grommet and a German Shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers.

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    First-grader: Lunch lady told me ‘Guess what? You can’t have a lunch’

    SNOHOMISH. Wash.– The only thing 7-year-old Xavier loves more than his math homework are his fruits and vegetables. But Xavier’s parents say they’re concerned because on Oct. 20, the first-grader was denied school lunch at Cascade View Elementary. “It was a sack lunch. It was in a bag, she was passing it around to everybody. The lunch lady said, ‘Guess what, you can’t have a lunch.’ She said that. She said I can’t have a lunch,” Xavier said. Xavier is […]

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    NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for rest of the season

    (CNN) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson learned Tuesday he will be suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season, according to an NFL statement. He will not be reinstated before April 15 because he violated the league’s personal conduct policy “in an incident of abusive discipline that he inflicted on his four-year-old son last May,” the league said. Peterson has been on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list — which kept him off the field, with […]

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    Sorry ‘bae’, the Oxford 2014 word of the year is…

    (CNN) — Sorry, “bae.” The noun — a ” term of endearment for one’s romantic partner” — was shown no love by Oxford Dictionaries, which instead selected “vape” as the 2014 word of the year. “Vape” can be used as either a noun meaning “an electronic cigarette or similar device” or a verb in which one would “inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.” According to a press release from Oxford, research showed the […]

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    Henrico woman arrested after allegedly trying to help ISIS

    After seven months of investigation and undercover work, federal officials have arrested a Virginia woman and accused her of lying to federal agents about involvement with the terrorist group ISIS.

  • Carrier Air Wing 8 returns home

    1,800 sailors manning more than 70 jets and helicopters from Carrier Air Wing 8 landed today after a nine month deployment.

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    Watch: Dad whose song for dying son went viral sings at memorial for his wife and boy  

    Video of Chris Picco singing ‘Blackbird’ to his dying premature son after his wife died during an emergency C-section made everyone cry last week. On Sunday he performed another moving tribute at a memorial service for the two. Picco lost his wife, Ashley, following an emergency C-section, and his son Lennon a few days later. At the memorial in Loma Linda, California he thanked the world for the outpouring of kindness he received after he posted the “Blackbird” video, according to Mashable. He […]

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    Watch: Amazing Dad makes dying son’s dream come true as ‘Spider-Man’ drops in for birthday party

    Hampshire, England — A father dressed like Spider-Man and jumped off the roof of his home to surprise his five-year-old son – on what is likely the boy’s last birthday. Mike Wilson went all out after son Jayden was diagnosed with a grade 4 brain stem tumor. Doctors have given Jayden about one year to live. During Jayden’s party, Mike excused him to go to the store. But instead of picking up party supplies, Mike put on the Spider-Man costume […]

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    ‘Facebook at Work’ is coming to your office

    It's meant for chatting with coworkers and collaborating on office projects.

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    Shocking new video emerges of MH17 crash aftermath

    (CNN) — As the huge plume of black smoke fills the sky, people react with shock and confusion. Some run to try to tackle small blazes, others stand and stare. Captured on what appears to be a cellphone video, the scene is believed to be the immediate aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine four months ago. The footage emerged online over the weekend, just as the removal of wreckage from the crash site for […]

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