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  • Nylabone Recall

    FDA says dog chews put puppies, humans at Salmonella risk

    (CNN) – Federal health officials said Monday that certain dog chews are being recalled over potential Salmonella contamination to pets and their owners. The Food and Drug Administration warned that humans who touched the Nylabone Puppy Starter Kitdog chews are at risk of infection if they did not thoroughly wash their hands and clean any surfaces that may have come in contact with the product. The recall covers one lot of the 1.69 ounce package of Puppy Starter Kit dog […]

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    In just days ‘Avengers’ brings in millions overseas

    (CNN) -The highly-anticipated movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has already pulled in an estimated $201 million in box office sales since debuting outside the United States on Wednesday. That performance is better than that of its predecessor, “The Avengers,” according to Disney(DIS)/Marvel Studios. The last film was one of the biggest box office films ever, and brought in $1.5 billion worldwide. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” opened Wednesday as the No. 1 film in 11 foreign markets, including France, Italy and […]

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    12 people arrested during protest in Baltimore

    Baltimore (CNN) – Shop owners are paying a price for rage over Freddie Gray’s death in police custody. The vast majority of protesters who took to Baltimore’s streets late Saturday were peaceful, but the handful who weren’t left behind shards, rubble, and dents. As Gray’s family members prepared for his wake on Sunday afternoon, they called for agitators to stop. “My family wants to say, ‘Can y’all please, please stop the violence,'” said his sister Fredericka Gray the night before. “Freddie […]

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    Death toll rises above 2,000 after catastrophic earthquake hits Nepal

    Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN)A powerful aftershock jolted Nepal on Sunday as the Himalayan nation struggled to cope with the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake that had struck a day earlier, killing more than 2,000 people and leveling scores of buildings. The magnitude of the new quake Sunday was initially estimated at 6.7 by the U.S. Geological Survey, considerably weaker than the 7.8 magnitude of the devastating one of a day earlier. But it was still enough to create fresh panic among already […]

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    Breaking News: 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, death toll rises to over 700

    Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) – A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said. The injured were being treated outside hospitals in chaotic scenes. Residents, terrorized by a series of strong aftershocks, huddled outdoors. Historic buildings in Kathmandu lay in rubble on the ground. The death toll was reported by Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs. Given that the rescue […]

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    UPDATE: Fraternity suspended after claims of abuse of wounded veterans

    Updated Friday 4:15 p.m. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – A University of Florida fraternity has been suspended after allegations that its members insulted and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort. The school said on Friday that it is charging the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity with obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft, causing physical or other harm and damage to property. The suspension came after the fraternity expelled three of its members after finding they had […]

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    Children’s pajamas recalled due to fire risk

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — About 32,000 pairs of high-end children’s pajamas are being recalled due to the risk of fire. The pajamas are made by Roberta Roller Rabbit and were sold between 2012 and February of this year. The Consumer Product Safety Commission say the recalled pajamas, which range from toddler size 1 to youth 12, were sold with either long sleeve with pants or short sleeves with shorts. The agency said the pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards. […]

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    ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ child actor Sawyer Sweeten commits suicide

    ​ (CNN) — Sawyer Sweeten grew up before the eyes of millions as a child star on the endearing family sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond.” Early Thursday he committed suicide, his sister Madylin Sweeten said in a statement. He was 19. “This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred,” Madylin Sweeten said in a statement passed on by her manager Dino May. “We are devastated to report that our beloved brother, son, and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life. He […]

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    White House: 2 innocent hostages killed in U.S. counterterrorism operation in January

    (CNN) — The White House announced Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages. One of them was Warren Weinstein. Gunmen abducted Warren Weinstein in 2011 from his home in Lahore, Pakistan. They posed as neighbors, offered food and then pistol-whipped the American aid worker and tied up his guards, according to his daughter Alisa Weinstein. Weinstein was working with the United States Agency for International Development and helping Pakistanis […]

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    Investigators looking into security lapse at home of former President George H. W. Bush

    (CNN) — President George H.W. Bush’s Houston home was not protected by a working alarm system for at least 13 months, according to an investigation conducted by the Department of Homeland Security. Bush’s home was protected by a Secret Service detail that put one agent in a “roving post” after discovering the alarm failure, but it’s unclear how quickly that measure was put in place after the alarm system broke down. “The protectees may have occupied the residence for a […]

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    Arizona police chief says ramming into suspect was the right call

    (CNN) — The Arizona police officer who slammed into an armed suspect with his patrol car told investigators he thought he was too far to take a shot at the man, so he chose the other option, CNN affiliate KVOA reported Wednesday. Officer Michael Rapiejko ran his car into Mario Valencia in February as the suspect carried a rifle he had just fired in the air. Rapiejko sped around another officer as Valencia walked through a business park, hit the […]

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    Blue Bell continues to look for source of listeria after yanking all products from store shelves

    (CNN) — After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves. The company is recalling its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and other frozen treats because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the company said Monday. Three people have died and five others have fallen ill from the bacteria that may have come from Blue Bell products, health officials have said. Blue Bell’s decision to yank all its products came […]

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