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    Turkish wedding suicide bomber was 12-14 years old, Erdogan says

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey (CNN) — The suicide bomber who killed 51 people at a wedding party in southern Turkey was between 12 and 14 years old, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, according to state-run news agency Andadolu. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, the Turkish President said that early indications suggested the terror group ISIS was behind Saturday night’s devastating suicide bomb attack on an outdoor wedding celebration in Gaziantep, near the Syrian border. “The initial findings of the governor […]

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    Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    (CNN) — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort has resigned from his position on the campaign, the Republican presidential nominee said in a statement Friday. “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said. “I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us through the delegate and convention process. Paul is a true professional and I wish him the […]

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    Valuable cars set world records at Sotheby’s auction house

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Two world records were set Friday night for the most expensive British- and American-made cars ever sold at auction. Unnamed buyers plunked down $21.8 million and $13.8 million for the cars — a Jaguar D-Type race car and the first Shelby Cobra ever made. The cars were sold at an RM Sotheby’s auction event in Monterey, California. Both prices include auction fees. The Shelby Cobra that sold was the original car that inspired an iconic line […]

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    Alice Cooper (jokingly) runs for president: ‘I can do nothing as well as they can do nothing’

    NEW YORK (CNN) — Alice Cooper has been running for president as a joke since 1972 and the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer is now bringing a dose of satire to the 2016 election. Cooper told CNN that this year his campaign slogan is “I can do nothing as well as they can do nothing,” his running mate is Tom Hanks (without Hanks’ knowledge) and his platform is nonexistent. “I think the idea that I honestly have no platform […]

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    Twitter suspends another 235,000 accounts for promoting terrorism

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Twitter’s war against terrorism is escalating. The social media company said in a blog post Thursday that it has suspended 235,000 accounts for promoting terrorism in the last six months. In total, Twitter has suspended 360,000 accounts since the middle of 2015. While the company didn’t identify the terrorist groups or specific accounts, it’s likely many are affiliated with ISIS, which has been particularly active on Twitter and other social networks to spread propaganda and attract […]

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    Knuckle-cracking is actually good for you, study finds

    For the past 15 years, Tanya Johnson has been driving her boss nuts. It’s not her job skills — Dr. Robert Szabo says Johnson is an excellent nurse — but rather her incessant knuckle-cracking that makes him want to strangle her. “I kept telling her to stop, that it was bad for her,” Szabo said. You’d think Johnson might have listened, given that Szabo is a hand surgeon at the UC Davis Medical Center and former president of the American […]

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    Heartbreaking video of Syrian boy shows horrors of war

    Aleppo, Syria – His name is Omran. The image of him, bloodied and covered with dust, sitting silently in an ambulance awaiting help, is another stark reminder of the toll of the war in Syria. He is young — one witness puts him at four, perhaps five years old, but his chubby arms and legs and the way he clings to the man who pulled him from the rubble of his bombed-out home suggest he is still a toddler. He […]

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    Target’s $20 million answer to transgender bathroom boycott

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Target, facing a boycott over its policy of allowing transgender customers and employees to use the bathroom of their choice, says it will spend $20 million to expand bathroom options at all of its U.S. stores. Target CFO Cathy Smith said Wednesday that the company has heard objections to the transgender bathroom policy from some customers, though she said other customers had voiced support. In response, Target has decided to expand its use of a third, […]

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    Two U.S. swimmers pulled off plane in Brazil amid probe into Ryan Lochte robbery story

    RIO DE JANEIRO – US swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from their flight from Rio de Janeiro to the United States by Brazilian authorities, US Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky told CNN Sports contributor Christine Brennan. Earlier this week, the two swimmers were with teammates Ryan Lochte and James Feigen, who are wanted for questioning by Brazilian police after questions were raised over their accounts of being robbed. Lochte, however, returned to the United States before officers […]

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    Strollers, car carriers send thousands of kids to ERs

    (CNN) — Every hour, two children 5 or younger are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to strollers or car carriers, according to researchers. Nearly 361,000 toddlers were treated in hospitals for injuries caused by falls or tip-overs during the 21-year period ending in 2010, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Academic Pediatrics. Most often, children suffered head injuries (nearly 62% of the total incidents) and face injuries (nearly 25%). “I’m a mom. I have […]

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    Fast-moving California wildfire forces 82,000 to evacuate

    (CNN) — In less than a day after igniting, a Southern California wildfire, burning uncontrollably, has engulfed 18,000 acres. The size of the fire is roughly 28 square miles. The fast-moving fire forced more than 82,000 residents of San Bernardino County to evacuate, a Cal Fire spokesman said. Fire authorities warned of “imminent threat to public safety” as 0% of the fire had been contained as of Tuesday night. The massive fire, which is being called Blue Cut, prompted Gov. […]

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    Trump campaign undergoes major overhaul

    (CNN) — Donald Trump’s campaign is undergoing a major staff shakeup with less than three months to Election Day, adding two officials to top posts overseeing his struggling campaign. Trump has named Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News and a former investment banker, to the post of chief executive and promoted Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser and pollster to his campaign, to the position of campaign manager, Conway confirmed to CNN early Wednesday morning. The Wall Street Journal […]

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