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    Motown great Jimmy Ruffin dead at 78

    LAS VEGAS — Jimmy Ruffin, silky-voiced singer of the Motown classic “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 78. The Mississippi-born Ruffin had a performing career that spanned 50 years, from the ’60s heyday of Motown Records to the digital music era. He was an older brother of David Ruffin, a lead singer of the Temptations, who died in 1991. His death was confirmed by his children, Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr., in […]

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    Tiger Woods furious at journalist’s parody interview

    Tiger Woods is back on the prowl — and this time he’s after a journalist who has had the temerity to poke fun at him. It was clearly defined as a parody interview, but Woods’ angry reaction to a piece by Dan Jenkins in Golf Digest has raised questions over whether the golf star was correct to respond and whether the journalist was right to write the spoof in the first place. According to Jenkins, after having had a request […]

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    Woman finds herself trapped in CVS

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It started as a trip to go buy gummy vitamins, but a Kansas City woman had an experience she’ll never forget at a CVS drug store. “My life is so strange, only this would only happen to me,” Alyssa DeGraff said. About 9:45 p.m. Sunday DeGraff went to the CVS on Holmes and Red Bridge roads in south Kansas City in search of gummy vitamins. “Kind of took my time meandering the store for a while. I […]

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    19 dramatic photos of the Buffalo snowstorm; 6+ feet of snow likely

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more havoc coming Wednesday. Buffalo, N.Y., one of the hardest-hit areas, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting. The city’s Mercy Hospital is short-staffed because many employees couldn’t travel. “Many of our nurses couldn’t get in to work today,” nurse Shanel Orsi told The Buffalo News. She herself hitched a ride from a snowmobiler to get to work. Thankfully, […]

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    Homeless man wants family for Thanksgiving

    NORFOLK, Va. — A Thanksgiving adoption? Neal Shytles doesn’t have much to his name. “This is bed 13,” he says, pointing out a bottom bunk at the Union Mission Ministries men’s shelter. “This is where I lived for a year.” According to WTKR, Neal is homeless and has been staying at the shelter in Norfolk for a year and a half now. What he lacks in possessions, Neal makes up for with heart. “You know I’m grateful for even being […]

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    Dramatic surveillance video released in suburban hospital shooting

    HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Dramatic surveillance video released to WGN in the armed confrontation at a north suburban hospital in which Highland park Police shot and killed a man who was threatening staff members with a gun. Chris Anderson and his 9-year-old daughter Alaysia were taken to NorthShore Highland Park Hospital with minor injuries after a car they were passengers in was in an accident on the Edens Nov. 2. The driver was charged with several offenses including DUI. Two […]

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    NBC not moving forward with Bill Cosby project amid sexual assault allegations

    NEW YORK — 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 titled […]

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    ‘Hot girls’ bracket ranked students in relation to physical attractiveness

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – FOX59 was alerted last Friday of a bracket-style ranking system created by students at Zionsville High School. The bracket allegedly was made to rank girls at the school in relation to physical attractiveness. Fake sponsors were also attached to the bracket. A Twitter account had been created for the bracket, but has since been deleted. According to Zionsville Community school officials, this is not the first time such an incident has occurred. Zionsville senior Grace Labuzan is upset […]

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    Tearful ‘hot car mom’ accused of spending donation money on rap album

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Shanesha Taylor’s tearful mug shot and her claims that she had to leave her two young sons in a hot car for a job interview helped generate about $114,000 in online donations. But Taylor is now facing felony child abuse charges after she said she couldn’t provide $40,000 from the donated money for a trust fund for her children as negotiated with the prosecution. So where did the money go? According to a budget, the unemployed Taylor submitted […]

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    Former supermodel accuses Bill Cosby of rape

    Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired on Tuesday that the comedian raped her. Dickinson is the latest of a handful of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault — allegations the comedian has repeatedly said are untrue. He has never been prosecuted. In the interview, Dickinson claims Cosby assaulted her in 1982 after the two had dinner in Lake Tahoe. She alleges he gave her a pill and […]

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    Missing Honduran beauty queen, sister found dead

    A Honduran beauty queen who went missing just days before she was set to head off to participate in the Miss World pageant has been found dead, along with her sister, a patrolman from the Honduras National Criminal Investigations Office told CNN. Honduras National Police Chief Ramon Sabillon told CNN affiliate Televicentro that there is a 95% certainty that the bodies found Wednesday are those of the two women. María José Alvarado Muñoz went missing last Thursday, police in the […]

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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” hotel, 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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