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    Baltimore: After riots, protesters and police ensure peace

    Baltimore (CNN)– In Baltimore, the numbers alone show the stark contrast between Monday’s lawlessness and Tuesday’s restraint. On Monday night, police made 235 arrests. After a citywide curfew went into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday, only 10 people were arrested. On Monday, 20 officers were injured, including six seriously. On Tuesday night, one officer was hurt. And on Monday night, dozens of cars and buildings went up in flames as sirens blared throughout the city. On Tuesday night, nothing was on […]

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    Family of Freddie Gray condemns Baltimore violence

    (CNN) — The family of Freddie Gray condemned the violence that spread across Baltimore after his funeral on Monday. “I want y’all to get justice for my son, but don’t do it like this here,” his mother told journalists. Gray’s twin sister, Fredericka, also denounced the riots. “I don’t think that’s for Freddie,” she said. “I think the violence is wrong.” Chaos and violence erupted on the streets of Baltimore late Monday as protesters clashed with police, several of whom […]

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    Hawaii could become first state to prohibit sale of tobacco to people under 21

    (CNN) — Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anybody under age 21. The state’s legislature on Friday passed a bill raising the minimum legal age — currently 18 — to buy tobacco or e-cigarettes. The bill is now before Gov. David Ige, whose signature would make it law in Hawaii as of January 1, 2016. Forty-six U.S. states permit the sale of tobacco to […]

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    Death toll up to nearly 4,000 after earthquake in Nepal

    // KATHMANDU, Nepal – Rescue and aid workers in Nepal struggled to gain the upper hand Monday against the devastation dealt by Saturday’s powerful earthquake — digging through rubble by hand, performing surgeries in makeshift operating theaters, scouring notoriously through difficult terrain for more victims. But power blackouts in the capital city of Kathmandu, supply shortages and difficulties getting around complicated the efforts. By nightfall, at least 3,954 people were known dead in Nepal, India and China as a result […]

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    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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