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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest

August 28th, 2014 3:42 pm by Associated Press

The 81-year-old comedian's condition wasn't immediately known.

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'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

August 27th, 2014 8:56 pm by Associated Press

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Report says more guards might have prevented Tennessee teen inmate suicides

Report says more guards might have prevented Tennessee teen inmate suicides

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

16-year-old Brandon Greene of Mountain City hanged himself July 13

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Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

August 27th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot:

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Tennessee lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

Tennessee lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

August 26th, 2014 4:23 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core education standards.

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Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

August 26th, 2014 12:24 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged a Benton County man with murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

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Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 12:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The victim was identified as Patrick Hampton, 31, of Erwin. According to police officials, Hampton was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Report: No proof veterans died because of delays at Phoenix VA

Report: No proof veterans died because of delays at Phoenix VA

August 26th, 2014 11:25 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Revelations that as many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital rocked the agency last spring, bringing to light scheduling problems and allegations of misconduct at other hospitals as well.

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Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

August 26th, 2014 11:17 am by Associated Press

Some analysts have suggested that Canada's lower tax rates stand to benefit Burger King over time. But Burger King said that's the not main motivation for the deal.

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Palestinian officials say cease-fire made with Israel

Palestinian officials say cease-fire made with Israel

August 26th, 2014 10:19 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

Ziad Nakhala, a senior official in Islamic Jihad, said the deal calls for an "open-ended" cease-fire, and an Israeli agreement to ease its blockade of Gaza to allow relief supplies and construction materials into the war-battered territory.

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