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Obama: Americans want ‘new car smell’ in 2016 DARLENE SUPERVILLE

  HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says voters want a “new car smell” in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be “a great president.” But would Clinton pass that particular smell test? In a nationally televised interview broadcast Sunday, Obama seemed to suggest that any Democrat other than [...]

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‘Queen Latifah Show’ to end after its 2nd season

  NEW YORK (AP) — “The Queen Latifah Show” will be ending after this season. Distributor Sony Pictures Television said Friday the show will air original episodes through March. The daytime talk show was launched in fall 2013 and found a so-so reception in its freshman year. This season it named a new executive producer [...]

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5 family members killed on ‘dream trip’ to Disney

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their “dream trip” was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night, their SUV veered [...]

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Suicide Clusters

  FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Federal and local health officials are investigating potential suicide clusters in Fairfax County following the deaths of three teenage girls since September. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the county health department are looking into the suicides at the request of state health officials. This week, CDC experts [...]

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Bob Marley heirs join US firm to launch pot brand

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A U.S. private equity firm announced Tuesday it has joined the family of late reggae star Bob Marley in hopes of building what it touts as the “world’s first global cannabis brand.” Seattle-based Privateer Holdings announced Tuesday it has reached a licensing deal with Marley’s heirs to offer marijuana [...]

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Flu symptoms and 10 home remedies

  by Briana Stanley Flu symptoms Once again folks, flu season is upon us. Flu symptoms can come on quickly. If you’re experiencing these symptoms, you may have the flu. • Fever: Your temperature is considered elevated when it is 100°F or greater. • Chills: Body chills not related to a cold environment can be [...]

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Did you have an “epic fail” this semester?

  by Briana Stanley The end of the semester is approaching us fast. Grades are soon to be documented.  We sit back and think about how time has gone by and how our grades are not where they should be. It is time to make peace with the situation. The semester is almost done and [...]

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Exploring hoop life: Jamel Fuentes

  By Richelle Hammiel Among the athletes on Norfolk State University’s men’s basketball team, Jamel Fuentes is one player who has the potential to take NSU to the winning title in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament again this year. According to www.nsuspartans.com, during his redshirt junior year, he totaled 204 points with 163 [...]

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Media mogul, fashion designer to fund NY pier park

  NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City riverfront park and open-air performance space is being planned with funding from media mogul Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. Diller, chairman of the New York-based media company IAC/Inter-ActiveCorp, and von Furstenberg, have agreed to provide over $100 million to build the 2.7-acre park [...]

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Kenya women march for right to wear mini-skirts

  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The grainy mobile phone video shows a mob of Kenyan men surround a woman and grab, grasp and yank her clothes until she is naked. Several such videos have emerged recently of attacks by males who deem a woman to be provocatively dressed. The attacks have created a groundswell of [...]

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Full statement from Bill Cosby’s lawyer

Here is the full statement from John P. Schmitt, a lawyer for Bill Cosby, amid allegations that the comedian sexually assaulted several women in the past: “Over the past several weeks, decade-old, discredited allegations against Bill Cosby have resurfaced. The fact that they are being repeated does not make them true. Mr. Cosby does not [...]

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