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2 hrs ago | Newsday

Joan Rivers resting comfortably after going into cardiac arrest during minor surgery

Joan Rivers, left, and daughter Melissa Rivers attend the Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Manhattan.


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6 hrs ago | People

Sharon's Tate Sister Speaks about Manson Murders

It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood's latest "It Girl."


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10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Fatal Heroin Overdoses Double In NYC: Could It Have Something To Do...

An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency.


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14 hrs ago | FOX23

Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.


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20 hrs ago | CBC News

'Slut walk' co-founder out to dispel myths, misinformation

Heather Jarvis of Guelph, Ont., co-founded the so-called "Slut Walk" to draw attention to the issue of sexual violence against women.


Related Topix: Canada, Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel

Yesterday | Ottawa Life

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto: A Fantastic Escape in the Heart of Toronto

Toronto is a great city and there is no doubt that it has some fine hotels. The key to a stay in the Big Smoke is location and you definitely want to stay central for easy access to the subway to head to great areas like Bloor West, Danforth or Yorkville.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BBC News

The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

It's been 200 years since the British burned Washington, but objects looted in 1814 will probably never be returned, writes Tammy Thueringer.


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Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Milwaukee, WI, Barack Obama

Los Angeles Times

Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Books, Los Angeles, CA, Italy Travel, Travel, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, us Travel, Los Angeles Travel


Follow Peaches from Farm to Market in New York

Eating locally and seasonally has been an ever growing idea as food has entered the cultural spotlight.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Fruits, us Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Vegetables, Entomology, Science

CBC News

Vancouver Aquarium to respond to whale, dolphin breeding ban

The Vancouver Aquarium is responding to proposed amendments to the park board bylaw that would prohibit the breeding of cetaceans in captivity unless they are endangered.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Correction: Dwindling Bathhouses story

In a story Aug. 23 about the declining number of gay bathhouses The Associated Press reported erroneously that Todd Saporito, the CEO of Ohio-based Flex Spas, ran the Gay Games that were held in Cleveland.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Ohio, Human Sexuality, us Travel, Travel, Los Angeles Travel, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Chicago Tribune

Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a good husband through a matchmaker.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism, us Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Wedding


LA.COM: Made in America 2014 Festival Survival Guide

JAY Z will curate the blockbuster roster of talent, which will include more than 60 artists that embody the American spirit performing across 3 stages in each city; on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park and in L.A. Grand Park in Los Angeles.


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KNUS-AM Aurora

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

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National Ledger

Katie, Suri New Home Tragedy - Holmes Daughter Suri Cruise Loses Dog

Suri Cruise has lost her dog. The devastating news comes just weeks after Katie and Suri moved from New York to Los Angeles after she splashed out a reported $3,795,000 on a new mansion in Thousand Oaks.


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Potawatomi withhold payment to Wisconsin

The Forest County Potawatomi say they have not made their annual revenue sharing payment to the state of Wisconsin for their casino in Milwaukee because they anticipate the state will owe them money if Gov. Scott Walker approves a casino in Kenosha.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Man Suing British Airways for Flying Him to Grenada, Not Granada, Spain

A Maryland man is suing British Airways because of a mix-up that landed him in a completely different country from his intended destination.


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Brandon Sun

Cominar buys Ivanhoe Cambridge shopping centre and office portfolio for $1.53B

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a deal to buy a portfolio of 15 properties including shopping centres, office buildings and an industrial park in Quebec and Ontario from Ivanhoe Cambridge for $1.53 billion.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Better access brings relief

John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press The Manitoba Human Rights Commission has brokered a deal between Diane Driedger and the city that will expand access to Handi-Transit.


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