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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Baby found next to the body of his dead mother is 'going to be OK'

Not smiling now! Adrian Peterson breaks cover after his arrest for whipping his four-year-old son - as Minnesota Governor says he should be suspended by the Vikings Boy, 17, is left in critical condition after he 'stopped breathing for FIVE MINUTES' when he was Tasered by cop during traffic stop Top general admits that US could put troops on ground for 'close combat advising' in fight against ISIS in Iraq CBS permanently pull Rihanna from NFL coverage after singer posts 'f*** you' tweet at being dropped 'because she is a victim of a domestic violence' What does your country really think about breastfeeding? From 'embarrassing' in China to 'natural' in America, how perspectives vary across the globe Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out comic Tommy Smothers and was a hard-partying philanderer caught in a love child scandal, reveals new book And it's only Day 2! Rosie O'Donnell shuts ... (more)

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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL knew about a video that shows Baltimore Raven Ray Rice beating his then fiance; as well as the Minnesota Vikings' decision to let Adrian Peterson play while he faces an abuse charge for spanking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.

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1 hr ago | KMBC-TV

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies. "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season," said the company's statement.

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4 hrs ago | KFVS12

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. . Vikings general manger Rick Spielman talks with reporters about the decision to allow Adrian Peterson to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Sept.

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6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Boomer & Carton: Peterson Scandal Gets Even Uglier

Another day, another edition of the Morning Extravaganza that began with a conversation on the ugly side of the NFL, or I guess you could say the ugly side of society. After last week was dominated by talk of Ray Rice's February incident with his then-fiancee in a now-defunct Atlantic City casino, this week is shaping up to be littered with plenty of talk of child abuse, as Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the team Monday, despite an indictment by a Texas grand jury for "reckless or negligent injury" to his 4-year-old son.

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11 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

To spank or not spank?

The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children. It has also revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward using any kind of physical force to try to teach kids right from wrong.

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13 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Adrian Peterson accused in abusing another 4 year old son

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures. A wildfire that broke out in far Northern California on Monday burned at least 75 structures, forced the evacuation of about 1,500 residents and caused the closure of a major interstate freeway.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

FOX Carolina

Adrian Peterson: 'I am not a child abuser'

Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Convicted sex offender arrested for failing to provide identification

The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details.

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CBS Local

Panthers Unsure If Hardy Will Play vs. Steelers

Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers and that the team hasn't considered releasing the Pro Bowl defensive end who is involved in a domestic violence case. Rivera said Monday that Hardy will continue to practice and attend team meetings, but he won't make a decision on if he plays until later this week.

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ABC 33/40

Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. . This photo provided by the Montgomery County sheriff's office shows the booking photo of Adrian Peterson.

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Daily World

Adrian Peterson reinstated by Vikings, expected to play at Saints

Adrian Peterson reinstated by Vikings, expected to play at Saints x Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://usat.ly/1tWEgSF The team announced Monday that its star halfback will fully participate in meetings and practice this week and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The Vikings had deactivated Peterson, 29, for their game against the New England Patriots yesterday, one day after the 2012 NFL MVP answered a warrant in Texas for his arrest on a charge of causing injury to his son by disciplining him with a tree branch.

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Mail on Sunday

Woman, 22, becomes one of the youngest people in Britain to be...

Jailed televangelist and accused rapist Jim Bakker is back in business hawking survivalist kits including everything from padded clothing to buckets of beans to enema kits Adrian Peterson is REINSTATED by Minnesota Vikings and will play on Sunday despite child-abuse charge for 'beating his four-year-old son with a switch' 'They won because he took his life': Mother claims 14-year-old son who shot himself dead in school bathroom had been 'bullied for years' Suicidal MH370 pilot switched off oxygen supply to kill himself and is the SIXTH example of 'suicide flights', according to Kiwi Airlines boss Do you suffer from bloating and gut problems? From ditching bread to getting hypnotised, our revolutionary expert guide could change your life... 'I had to protect my family': Terrifying moment shop owner turned the tables and shot dead robber in gunfight across the aisles 'Every black parent in ... (more)

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Criticized on Airplane Banners, TV Broadcasts

Sunday was a difficult day for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Commentators on NFL pregame shows questioned his leadership, while banners flew over three stadiums, the message simple: "Goodell Must Go," with criticism simmering over the commissioner's handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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Albany Times Union

ICYMI: Adrian Peterson, Jets' TO top NFL topics

A fan holds his tickets, which has a photo of Minnesota Vikings runningback Adrian Peterson outside TCF Bank Stadium before the start of an NFL football game between the Vikings and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Minneapolis.

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Click Orlando

Football fans starting to #BoycottNFL

With a slew of domestic violence cases permeating the NFL, some football fans are benching America's favorite fall pastime. Even after the league enacted tougher punishments for domestic violence and three accused players sat out during games Sunday, the Twitter hashtag #BoycottNFL and calls for Commissioner Roger Goodell's removal are running rampant.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Bell: NFL teams need serious thought on domestic abuse

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Greg Hardy sits, Ray McDonald plays. After a tumultuous sequence of off-the-field events that constituted arguably the worst week in NFL history, the games could not merely go on Sunday Bell: NFL teams need serious thought on domestic abuse SANTA CLARA, Calif.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

13 2014, Miss America Parade, Atlantic City Boardwalk. . Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers uses an umbrella during the rain at New York Ave., Saturday, Sept.

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Cybercast News Service

Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer

The Vikings reinstated Priefer after he missed the first two games of the season for making anti-gay remarks. Priefer was initially suspended three games after an independent investigation into the claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe found that the coach made several offensive remarks at practices and in meetings while working for the team.

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KTVN Reno

Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player.

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