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2 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK - The Electric Zoo music festival was shut down in the face of powerful thunderstorms Sunday, forcing thousands of people to leave its island setting and marking its second cancellation in as many years.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Celebrity chef Todd English arrested on DWI charge in NY

Celebrity chef Todd English was arrested early Sunday morning on drunken driving charges in the Hamptons, according to police and an Associated Press report .

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10 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

No update on Joan Rivers' condition, hospital says

In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV's "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in New York.

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Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, York, PA

13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

An Islamist-allied militia group "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry

17 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Stocks end higher following strong run in August

The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Oppenheimer Holdings, Financial Services, Investment Services, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Yesterday | Denver Post

Comedians line up to honor and needle Leno for Twain award

Former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will receive the Mark Twain Prize on Oct. 19. Jay Leno will be sociably sassed by fellow TV staples as he accepts the Kennedy Center's 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 19. The Kennedy Center named a half-dozen celebrities who will skewer and salaam before the die-hard stand-up comedian and ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seinfeld

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Sunday Talk Preview: ISIS, Ukraine

The continuing threat to the West posed by the Islamic State and the latest on the crisis in Ukraine are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Adam Smith, Democrat, Robert Menendez

Examiner.com

Teen lamborghini crash: Teen testing pal's lamborghini dies, father is 'numb'

An 18-year-old teen from New York was driving his friend's Lamborghini on Friday when the pair crashed into a guardrail.

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Related Topix: Mount Sinai, NY

The Victoria Advocate

Rig Count

The rig count includes the number of active drilling rigs in Victoria, Goliad, Gonzales, Calhoun, Jackson, Bee, Refugio, DeWitt, Lavaca, Wharton, Karnes and Matagorda counties.

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Related Topix: Goliad, TX, Refugio, TX

The Hill

Obama to attend chef's wedding

President Obama will indeed be among the guests at the wedding of White House chef Sam Kass, according to the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Michelle Obama, Westchester County, NY, Logan Circle (Washington, DC)

The Post-Standard

NYS Fair's Crazy Mouse twister coaster car replaced by Wade Shows after accident in March

The Crazy Mouse twister coaster is a popular ride at the New York State Fair , with a central location on the Midway.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Australia condemns peacekeepers' Syrian detention

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Tesla shares hit record price after China charging network deal

A worker cleans a Tesla Model S sedan before an event to deliver the first set of cars to customers in Beijing on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Motors, Startups

KHQ-TV Spokane

Britain raises terror threat level

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat.

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Related Topix: Fort Lewis, WA, Spokane, WA, Valley, WA

HON

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

The West African Ebola outbreak took a more deadly turn Friday with the World Health Organization announcing an estimated 500 new cases this week -- the biggest jump in infections so far.

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Related Topix: Senegal, World News,

KHQ-TV Spokane

Competency check for teen accused in girl's death

Kitsap County prosecutors say a 17-year-old accused in the rape and killing of 6-year-old Jenise Wright will be evaluated next week to see if he's competent to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Kitsap County, WA, Publishing, Media, Forbes

Detroit Free Press

Nancy Kaffer: Another day, another shameless attempt to steal DIA's art

Detroit's creditors aren't giving up their attempts to pry away the city-owned treasures at the Detroit Institute of Arts, despite the grand bargain.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI, Opinion

The San Diego Union-Tribune

In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings during a test in New York.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case

A friend who was arrested during the investigation after Philip Seymour Hoffman's fatal overdose on suspicion of felony heroin possession with intent to sell has taken a plea deal on a lesser charge.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, New York County, NY, Entertainment

The York Daily Record

APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Warren Buffett

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