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  • Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers still in serious condition after suffering cardiac, respiratory arrest

    (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 on Friday. “My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world,” she said. “Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible. We ask that you continue to keep her […]

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    Animal experts say panda may have faked pregnancy to get more bamboo

    A giant panda slated to be the star of the first-ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role — after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported. Not only was it a phantom pregnancy, but zookeepers suspect the panda, Ai Hin, may have been faking it to improve her quality of life, theChengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding told Xinhua on Monday. Ai Hin, age 6, had […]

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    Ford ‘going global’ with 2015 Mustang: Taking popular car to 120 countries

    Work is officially underway on the 2015 Mustang, Ford’s popular sportscar. The automotive company is planning new things for this year’s model, too — the car will be sold in 120 countries by next year. Joe Hinrichs, Ford President of The Americas, said he’s confident the Mustang will do well globally. He said research shows it is very recognized from movies and television programs. Production began Thursday in Flat Rock, Michigan.  The 2015 model will be available in the U.S. […]

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    Joan Rivers rushed to hospital; stopped breathing during medical procedure

    (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 […]

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    HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it’s at risk of overheating. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ, Tech30) and federal regulators on Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with some HP and Compaq notebook computers, as well as certain docking stations. They warned the cords could overheat and catch fire. Of the 29 reported cases, two involved burns and there were 13 claims of property damage. The […]

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    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie tie the knot in France

    (CNN) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married over the weekend in France, a representative for Jolie confirmed Thursday. The couple, who are the parents of six children, have been together for almost a decade. They got married Saturday in a small, private ceremony in a chapel at Château Miraval in the village of Correns. Pitt and Jolie have been the source of speculation about their relationship almost since the beginning. Tongues first started wagging after the pair met on […]

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    Ukrainian commander: “This is a full-scale invasion”

    KIEV, Ukraine (CNN) — Pro-Moscow rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, battled government forces on two fronts Thursday, a Ukrainian military official said. The fighting was taking place southeast of Donetsk, and along the nation’s southern coast in the town of Novoazovsk, about 12 miles (20 km) from the Russian border, according to Mykhailo Lysenko, the deputy commander of the Ukrainian Donbas battalion. “This is a full-scale invasion,” Lysenko said, referring to the […]

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    Report: Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Tick-tock! Clear up some space on your wrist. It might finally be iWatch time on September 9. Influential tech new site Re/code reported Wednesday that Apple (AAPL, Tech30) may unveil a wearable device next month at the same event where it is expected to debut the iPhone 6. It seems likely that such wearable device would be a watch since Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch back in July. A spokeswoman from Apple declined […]

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    Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group, according to its most recent financial report with Washington State. The contributions by the couple, who are now full-time philanthropists running the foundation bearing their names, are only the most recent big dollar donations from billionaires who made their fortunes from the software company. Previously, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gave $500,000 […]

  • USC Trojans

    Flag on the Play: USC football player suspended; admits to lying about injury

    Los Angeles, CA — USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw was suspended Wednesday after admitting that he concocted a story about rescuing his nephew from drowning to explain injuries to his ankles, the university’s sports spokesman said. The story was a “complete fabrication,” Shaw told USC athletic department officials Wednesday, according to a statement from Tim Tessalone, USC Sports information director. Shaw apologized for misleading the team, coaches and the public, according to Tessalone. “We are extremely disappointed in Josh,” said […]

  • California Waves

    Tropical Storm Marie brings massive waves to California coast

    MALIBU, California (CNN) — Smashing! That pretty much sums up the waves coming to Southern California this week. And depending on whom you ask — weather forecasters or surfers — that word means either life-threatening peril or enlivening fun. Far offshore, Hurricane Marie is driving some of the tallest breakers in years to crest at Los Angeles-area beaches. The National Weather Service has issued beach hazard and high surf warnings from more than 100 miles north of L.A. down to […]

  • cyber

    FBI investigating hack targeting JP Morgan Chase

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe. A U.S. official told CNN the extent of the damage from the attack and where it came from have not yet been determined. “Companies of our size unfortunately experience cyberattacks nearly every day. We have multiple layers of defense to counteract any threats and constantly monitor fraud levels,” a JPMorgan spokesperson said. […]


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