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President Obama marks 15th 9/11 anniversary with call for unity

President Obama marked the 15th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks with a call for unity, a celebration of diversity and a reminder that Americans will never give into fear. “It is so important today that we reaffirm our character as a nation, of people drawn from every corner of the world, every color, every religion, every background,” Obama told ...

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Katie Holmes And Jamie Foxx Call Off Nuptials

Katie Holmes has kept her romance with Jamie Foxx secret from the very beginning and, at first, it was thought the first time mother didn’t want to expose daughter Suri Cruise to Foxx and his family, if things weren’t going to work out. Now, it seems that may have had little, if anything, to do with Katie’s decision. Even though ...

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Coyotes call up Arizona banker to be emergency backup goalie

Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images Nathan Schoenfeld knows how to handle himself in an NHL dressing room. Nathan Schoenfeld was just another 31-year-old dad giving his kids a bath on Monday night when he received an unexpected text message. Schoenfeld, the son of Rangers assistant GM Jim Schoenfeld and a former collegiate club team goalie, was summoned by the Arizona ...

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Mayor dismisses call to probe anti-horse carriage plan

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Mayor Bill De Blasio gives State of the City Address on February 4, 2016. De Blasio dismissed calls to investigate his legislative push as being “foolish.” Mayor de Blasio dismissed as “foolish” the push for a state investigation into his drive to ban horse drawn carriages. The Transport Workers Union requested a state attorney general’s probe ...

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Call for rethink after Cologne attacks

Cologne sex attacks ‘require police rethink’ 7 January 2016 From the section Europe Media captionA woman tells the BBC’s Jenny Hill how she and her friends became surrounded Police in Germany will have to rethink their tactics following attacks on women in the city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve, a senior official has said. Ralf Jaeger, interior minister for ...

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Edward Snowden issues ‘call to arms’ for tech companies in secret SXSW meeting

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was a highlight of last year’s SXSW, where he gave one of his first public speeches. This year, Snowden was back at SXSW — but only a few people even knew it was happening. Snowden held a streamed question-and-answer session with roughly two dozen people from across the technology and policy world, which participant Sunday Yokubaitis, president ...

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Lil Wayne Emergency Call — ‘I Just Shot Four People’

EXCLUSIVE We just got a recording of the call Miami Beach cops got Wednesday, when a guy claimed he just shot 4 people at Lil Wayne‘s house … and sounds like he’s making it all up as he goes along. Cops descended on Wayne’s mansion, despite the fact the guy promised a firefight with officers.  He claims he’ll “kill anyone ...

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Bruce Jenner — Jenner Sources Call BS … Kris Jenner Knew for Years

EXCLUSIVE The Kardashians are lying when they say they were blindsided by news that Bruce Jenner was becoming a woman, and in Kris‘ case she’s known for years … sources directly connected to the Jenner family tell TMZ.  We’re told Jenner’s sons are finding it hard to stomach reports that Kris had no idea Bruce was becoming a woman. That’s ...

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Seattle Seahawks ‘lousy play call’ in Super Bowl XLIX blamed in obituary for man’s death

SPOKANE, Wash. — The family of a Seahawks fan who died after the Super Bowl says he would have enjoyed the dig at the team they put in the last line of his obituary: “We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike’s untimely death.” advertisement | advertise on newsday The obituary for Michael Vedvik appeared Thursday in The Spokesman-Review. ...

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