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  • Lammily

    Watch children react to ‘normal Barbie’ with acne, stretch marks

    Lammily is a shorter, broader, brunette version of the idealistic blond Mattel doll. She's ready to make her debut, complete with a sticker pack that features pimples, moles, cellulite and scars that can be applied.

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    Remembering award-winning director Mike Nichols

    (CNN) — Director Mike Nichols, one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award, died Wednesday evening, according to a note from ABC News’ president to its staff. Nichols, 83, who directed “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” and “The Graduate,” was the husband of former “ABC World News” anchor Diane Sawyer. Born Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin in 1931, Nichols got his start as a stage performer, and in the 1950s co-founded […]

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    Eighth death confirmed due to snow storm in western New York

    (CNN) — Enough already. Shivering under up to 6 feet of snow in its hardest-hit sections, Buffalo, New York, may see another 3 feet Thursday. If the forecast holds, that’s more than a year’s worth of snow in just three days. In a typical year, Buffalo’s snowfall totals about 7 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Get the drift? Piled high and deep, the snow is a nightmare for south Buffalo residents Donna and Sean Yager. It took them […]

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    Netflix, NBC put Cosby projects on hold amid sexual assault allegations

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — First Netflix put its Bill Cosby comedy special on hold, and now NBC has decided against moving forward with its own Cosby project. NBC announced on Wednesday that the network has opted not to continue developing a sitcom with the 77-year-old comedian amid growing sexual assault allegations against Cosby. “We can confirm that the Cosby project is no longer in development,” NBC said. The network had no further comment. On Tuesday, Netflix put its comedy special […]

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    Reigning Miss World Honduras & sister found dead, sister’s boyfriend arrested

    (CNN) — A Honduran beauty queen and her sister were found dead Wednesday, police said, and the sister’s boyfriend and another man have been arrested in connection with the case. The bodies of María José Alvarado Muñoz, the reigning Miss World Honduras, and her sister, Sofia Trinidad Alvarado, were found in a mountainous area beside a river after they had been missing for several days, Honduran police said in comments aired by CNN affiliate Televicentro. Plutarco Antonio Ruiz Rodriguez and […]

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    Ferguson grand jury still reviewing evidence; nation awaits decision

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — The grand jury hearing evidence on the Michael Brown shooting is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session, and a decision on whether to charge Officer Darren Wilson could come the same day, law enforcement officials briefed on the plans said. St. Louis County prosecutors are preparing to present more evidence to the grand jury before starting deliberations, and a decision on an indictment expected soon after, the law enforcement officials said. […]

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    Guests fined for leaving review of ‘filthy, dirty rotten’ hotel on TripAdvisor

    When a couple left scathing comments on a travel review website that a hotel in northern England they had stayed at was a “filthy, dirty rotten stinking hovel,” they thought no more about it. But Tony and Jan Jenkinson were shocked later to see an extra £100 ($156) added to their credit card bill. On investigating the couple found they had been fined by Broadway Hotel in the seaside resort of Blackpool, which reportedly told them its policy was to […]

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    Four people dead after suicide bombing in Iraq

    (CNN) — Four people were killed when a car bomb exploded near the governor’s office in central Irbil, Iraq’s state-run Iraqiya TV reported. Several other people were wounded, Iraqiya said. It was not immediately clear who was responsible. Irbil, in northern Iraq, has been grappling with the threat of ISIS for months. TM & © 2014 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

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    U.S. government calls for wider recall of vehicles equipped with Takata airbags

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The U.S. government is asking for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with exploding airbags made by Takata. It would be an expansion of a current recall which covers eight million vehicles made by 10 different automakers. Until now the recall has been limited to vehicles located in warmer states with humid climates. The call for the expansion comes after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered a second airbag that exploded in a location outside […]

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    Snow buries parts of the United States; blamed for five deaths

    (CNN) — Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more havoc coming Wednesday. About 50% of the country had snow on the ground Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Buffalo, New York, one of the hardest-hit, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said. “I can’t remember and […]

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    4 killed as ‘thunder snow’ slams New York

    (CNN) — Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to cold weather, but Tuesday’s lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was staggering for the city. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “I can’t remember and I don’t think anyone else can remember this much snow falling in this short a period.” At least four people were killed in the storm. One of […]

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    Controversial Keystone pipeline vote fails in Senate

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend — embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu. The vote could just be a speedbump for the Keystone project, with Republicans ready to try again — with much better odds of success — once they take control of the Senate in January. “This will be an early item on the agenda in the […]

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