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    Is it ever okay to snoop on your partner?

    Here’s a scenario to consider: Your partner leaves his cell phone on the dining room table. His texts and emails can be easily accessed with just the touch of a fingertip. Would you look? Have you ever looked? If you said yes, you are definitely not alone. In a 2013 study conducted in the United Kingdom and reported in The Telegraph, 34 percent of women admitted they had looked through the cell phone of a partner or ex-partner without their knowledge. But […]

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    Rock star: I’m ‘obsessed’ with Taylor Swift

    Fresh off his performance with his band the Foo Fighters on David Letterman’s final show, Dave Grohl kept the good times rolling this weekend. Grohl rocked out on guitar in London, joining Paul McCartney onstage for a performance of the Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There.” Fans caught footage of the jam session at the first of McCartney’s two concerts at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday. Grohl also confessed his love for another major music star: Taylor Swift. Both were […]

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    Charter set to announce Time Warner Cable acquisition

    NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable has a new potential buyer: Charter Communications. Charter may announce a three-way proposal to buy Time Warner Cable and a smaller cable provider, Bright House, as early as Tuesday, a person close to the talks confirmed on Monday. Charter is the third largest cable provider in the country, and Time Warner Cable is second. Earlier Monday, Bloomberg reported that Charter intends to pay $195 a share for Time Warner Cable. Before the holiday weekend, […]

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    Man stolen as baby reunites with mother 41 years later

    SANTIAGO, Chile — It was a hug kept on hold for more than 41 years. The hug of a mother and son whose lives were abruptly separated four decades ago. Nelly Reyes had been waiting for hours in the international arrivals lounge at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, holding a hand-made red poster board sign that said “Lovingly waiting for Travis, your mother Nelly and family.” A granddaughter in her early 20s and a 10-year-old grandson keep her […]

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    Police: Driver with 2-year-old child, meth arrested after 100 mph chase

    CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. — Two men are facing criminal charges after a high-speed police chase with a 2-year-old child in their car that ended in Clackamas County. Oregon State Police said at 7:19 p.m. Saturday a trooper saw a car speeding northbound on Interstate 5 in northern Marion County. The trooper stopped the 1998 Mercedes and said that as he approached the vehicle, the driver sped away. The trooper returned to his car and pursued the suspect northbound, with speeds topping […]

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    WATCH: Parachutist crashes into power line, survives scary landing

    WINCHESTER, Tenn. — What was supposed to be a patriotic display turned into a harrowing sight when a parachutist crashed into a power line Saturday. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall was on display at Winchester City Park and a parachute demonstration from veteran jumpers was scheduled as part of Memorial Day festivities. “We jumped from an airplane at 8,000 feet and attempted to land in the designated area,” said Derek Slade, the team captain for the Flying Like You Stole […]

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    Duggars’ ’19 Kids and Counting’ hangs in balance amid calls to cancel

    Will the show go on? That is the question surrounding TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” after claims that Josh Duggar molested girls as a teenager. The network pulled repeats of the show off the air Friday even as support emerged for the Duggar clan, including from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. But there is a movement afoot to persuade TLC to cancel the show. Several petitions on call for the cancellation of the TV series about the devout Duggar […]

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    Cookout alert: Doctors warn about using wire-bristled grill brushes

    Family barbecues will be taking place all across the state for Memorial Day weekend. However, before cooking up some hot dogs and hamburgers, doctors are warning that the way grills are being cleaned could be putting families in serious danger. Those who clean their grills with a wire bristled brush could be taking a risk, as those bristles could end up in the food that is being cooked. After eating a burger from the grill, Cheryl Harrison, of Wallingford, said […]

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    Family gets racist letter: ‘You don’t belong here!’

    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Ronica Copes and her family have lived in their Long Island home for almost two years. But just last week, they received the most unwelcoming letter in the mail: “Attn: African-American family,” the letter said in all caps. “Lindenhurst is 84% white population. You don’t belong here!!!” It’s almost laughable, if it weren’t so painful. “Sooooo, I’m checking my mail and when I come across this I can’t help but laugh … wait, it’s not funny […]

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    Rivers still flooded in Texas and Oklahoma; 3 dead after record rains

    A day after record-setting rains left three people dead and washed away hundreds of homes in Texas and Oklahoma, the heavens are easing up. But that doesn’t mean the threat is gone. The torrents that those storms dumped are still too much for river and creek banks to contain, and runoff was still peaking early Monday, threatening continued flooding, the National Weather Service warned. On top of that, rain relief is not coming to everyone. Forecasters warned that with the […]

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    Dozens of dead calves discovered, abuse alleged

    KENOSHA COUNTY, Wisc. — The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of alleged animal abuse in Brighton Township. Officials say their investigation originated at a farm along State Highway 75 around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Sheriff’s detectives and deputies on the scene discovered at least 52 deceased calves in and around the barns on the property. There were 15 live calves found at this location as well. Those calves were removed from the property and moved to a […]

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    New Orleans police officer shot and killed while in his car

    NEW ORLEANS — A police officer for New Orleans’ housing authority was fatally shot while inside his car Sunday morning, police said. The officer, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was working overtime at a construction site in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood when he was killed, New Orleans police said in a statement. The slain officer worked for the Housing Authority of New Orleans, which has its own police force. City police say another housing […]


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