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  • Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers’ ‘resting comfortably’ in hospital, daughter says

    (CNN) — Comedian Joan Rivers is “resting comfortably” in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement Thursday night after arriving at the hospital following a flight from Los Angeles. “I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in […]

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    Pit bull hailed a hero after saving boy from swarms of bees

    OREGON CITY, Oregon (CNN) — A family in Oregon is calling its pit bull a hero. Tuesday evening, a group of kids were playing near a creek down a steep embankment behind their apartment complex when one of the kids stepped on a rotten log, unleashing a swarm of bees. The kids tried making their way back up the hill toward home for help, but 8-year-old Jesse-Cole Shaver couldn’t. Luckily, that’s when “Hades” did her doggone best to help, grabbing […]

  • Gas pump prices

    Price of gas is falling, but it is cheapest in this American town

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina city of Rock Hill. That’s the market with the nation’s lowest gas price heading into Labor Day weekend — an average of $3.09 a gallon, according to industry observer GasBuddy.com. The good news for drivers is that prices like that could come soon to a station near you — as long as you don’t live on the West Coast or […]

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    Invasion of space: Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish

    (CNN) — Inching into another passenger’s knee space has some fliers itching for a fight. In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday. Paris resident Edmund Alexandre, 60, was charged in U.S. federal court Thursday with interfering with an airline flight crew. Interfering with flight crew members is a violation of federal law and carries a sentence of up to 20 […]

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    DEVELOPING: UK raises terror threat level, citing Syria, Iraq risk

    LONDON (CNN) — The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from “substantial” to “severe,” the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory. “That means that a terrorist attack is highly likely, but there is no intelligence to suggest that an attack is imminent,” Home Secretary Theresa May said. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the “root cause” of the terrorist threat in the […]

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    Abercrombie & Fitch struggling to bring sexy back

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Abercrombie & Fitch might have been cool and sexy 10 years ago, but today it’s struggling to stay in style. The teen apparel maker known for its racy ads continues to bleed sales, especially at its struggling Hollister brand. While Abercrombie did turn a profit in the second quarter, that was fueled largely by the fact it’s shutting down stores left and right to cut costs. “The problem is they are still in the midst of […]

  • Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus’ VMA date turns himself in to Oregon authorities

    CNN) — A homeless man who attended the MTV Video Music Awards with Miley Cyrus has turned himself in to police, authorities said. Jesse Helt, 22, took center stage at Sunday’s VMA broadcast when he accepted the video of the year award on behalf of the pop star. He used the spotlight to talk about issues affecting homeless youth. “I am accepting this award on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are […]

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    NFL toughens domestic violence policy with six-game bans

    (CNN) — In the wake of criticism over a two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the NFL has established a six-game unpaid ban for personnel who violate the league’s policy on domestic violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday. A second incident would be punished by a lifetime ban from the league, Goodell said in a letter and memo to the owners of the league’s 32 teams. Without referring to Rice by name, he acknowledged in his letter […]

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    Pres. Obama on ISIS: Soliciting a “range of options,” but no strategy locked in

    (CNN) — It’s too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday. “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse,” Obama said. “We don’t have a strategy yet.” Obama said he’s asked U.S. military leaders to prepare “a range of options” about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria, which he said has become “a safe haven” for the Islamist group. In […]

  • Tony Stewart

    Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend

    (CNN) — Tony Stewart, who hasn’t raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver with his car during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return to NASCAR racing at Atlanta, his team announced on its Twitter feed. Stewart missed three races after he hit Kevin Ward Jr., who was walking on the track during an Empire Super Sprints series race August 9 in New York. The race in Atlanta is scheduled for Sunday, with first practice and […]

  • Joan Rivers

    Comedienne Joan Rivers rushed to hospital, stopped breathing during surgery

    (CNN) — Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing, a source confirmed to CNN. A law enforcement official told CNN the comedienne stopped breathing during throat surgery. Rivers, 81, was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to,” hospital spokesman Sid Dinsay said in a statement. “Her family wants to […]

  • Apple

    What will Apple unveil next? Whatever it is, we’ll find out in September

    (CNN) — Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? “Wish we could say more,” reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday. Multiple reports over the past few months have suggested that Apple plans to roll out two versions of an iPhone 6 this year, with screens that are 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches, when measured diagonally. That would be a massive leap from the iPhone 5S and 5C’s […]

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