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    Here’s how to delete that U2 album from your iPhone

    Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don’t like it when you put files on their devices without asking. A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way for customers to get rid of it. The company released instructions on how to delete the album from an iCloud account, complete with a giant “Remove Album” button. Somewhere, a single tear is rolling […]

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    Miss New York Kira Kazantsev crowned Miss America

    Hmm, there must be something in the water in New York. For the third consecutive year, a New York beauty queen has been crowned Miss America. This time, it was Kira Kazantsev who had the tiara placed atop her perfectly coiffed head. The 23-year-old Kazantsev’s platform is domestic violence. During the question and answer portion of the pageant — held Sunday at its birthplace of Atlantic City, New Jersey — she said sexual assault in the military is a problem […]

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    Vikings: Adrian Peterson scheduled to play in Sunday’s game after child abuse charge

    (CNN) — Embattled Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and is scheduled to play in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, team owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf said in a Monday statement. Peterson turned himself in to East Texas authorities Saturday, two days after an indictment alleged the 29-year-old father did “recklessly or by criminal negligence cause bodily injury” to his son. Peterson quickly posted $15,000 bail and was released, according to the Montgomery […]

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    Urban Outfitters pulls controversial ‘vintage’ Kent State sweatshirt

    (CNNMoney) — After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive. The $129 sweatshirt has been removed from Urban Outfitters’ website. But images of the sweatshirt, which has red stains on it that critics say resemble blood stains, have been widely circulated online. The edgy youth store issued a statement saying “it was never our intention to allude to the tragic events that took place at […]

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    Secret children, living and dead, reportedly hidden by squalor for years

    It was a shocking and gruesome discovery — three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits. Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office describes as the home’s “deplorable conditions (such as) massive insect infestation, mounds of used diapers and feces,” a picture is beginning to emerge of the family that lived inside. And it’s a picture so deranged, so unfathomable to […]

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    ‘Django Unchained’ actress cuffed by cop

    By Alan Duke, CNN “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts says Los Angeles police allegedly detained her because they thought she was a prostitute. Watts, who is African-American, and her white boyfriend accuse police of racism for questioning them after they were seen showing affection in public. An LAPD spokesman told CNN Sunday that officers from its North Hollywood precinct were responding to a citizen complaint. “There was an indication on the radio call that a male white and female black […]

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    Greg Hardy benched over domestic violence conviction

    (CNN) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence this summer, won't play Sunday against the Detroit Lions after being placed on the inactive list, the team announced Sunday on Twitter. The news comes amid increased focus on the National Football League and the way it handles players accused of domestic violence. Until the team's surprising announcement just before game time, Hardy was set to play Sunday, while Ray Rice, recently released by the Baltimore […]

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    Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

    (CNN) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor. The president of Humber River Hospital said Wednesday that the embattled mayor — just over two months removed from treatment for substance abuse — has been admitted to the hospital, where doctors will try to get “a definitive diagnosis.” “It is being investigated […]

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    ‘Magic mushrooms’ help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

    (CNN) — Here’s a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation — so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn’t mean that one causes the other. Even a few extra pounds can hurt your blood pressure The extra five pounds you gained on vacation this summer can do more harm than you think. Even a small amount of weight gain can […]

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    PHOTOS: The most dangerous jobs in America

    (CNN) — America’s workplace got safer last year. But these workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loggers Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3 Median wage: $33,630 Even though most trees are now safely cut down using big harvesting machines, not all of them can be downed that way. When loggers use handheld power saws, they’re much more vulnerable to injury from falling tree limbs and dangerous equipment. Those daily […]

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