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    Man killed, planned to eat girlfriend’s dog, police say

    (CNN) — Onyx was 9 months old, black and white, part dachshund and part chihuahua. She was a family dog, one that Mandy Malone kept in part to play with her grandchildren. Until Onyx ended up in Malone’s freezer. How did she get there? According to a criminal complaint filed in a Torrance County, New Mexico, court, the dog was stabbed in the heart and skinned. Parts of the animal were then buried in the backyard, while others were stashed […]

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    Netflix and AT&T strike deal to boost streaming speeds

    Netflix customers rejoice! Your streaming speeds may soon be faster thanks to a deal between the online movie subscription provider and AT&T. Netflix decided to pick-up some of the bill for faster streaming by connecting directly to AT&T, rather than using a third-party to deliver its service. “We’re now beginning to turn up the connections, a process that should be complete in the coming days,” AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said. Netflix confirmed that the two companies struck a deal in […]

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    ‘Brutally honest’ cover letter lands graduate a Wall Street job

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Standing out from the crowd is never easy, especially when it comes to the job market. In January of 2013, Matthew Ross penned a cover letter to a managing director at Wall Street firm Duff and Phelps, asking for an internship. “I was reading through some cover letters, and they were all fluff to me, everyone was embellishing and lying,” Ross said. “I wanted to take a fresh approach, tell the truth, and be brutally honest.” […]

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    ‘Die Hard’ actor dies James Shigeta dies at 81-years-old

    James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year-career includes the movies “Die Hard” and “Flower Drum Song,” died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. He was 81-years-old. While he’s well-known for co-starring with Bruce Willis in 1988’s “Die Hard,” in which Shigeta played the executive Joseph Takagi, his work stretches across TV and film, and he is considered one of the first Asian-American actors to rise to prominence. According to Variety, Shigeta was […]

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    McDonald’s unveils new McNuggets, bet you can’t guess what’s inside

    JAPAN – If you’re wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald’s in Japan could have an alternative for you — tofu and fish nuggets. On Wednesday, McDonald’s in Japan rolled out Tofu Shinjo McNuggets, a doppelganger of the Chicken McNugget made from a mishmash of minced white fish, tofu and vegetables including edamame, soy beans and carrots. Deep-fried to a golden-brown and shaped just like the original chicken version, the Tofu […]

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    McDonald’s ruling sparks business-labor firestorm

    Under pressure from a barrage of lawsuits seeking fair treatment and wages. McDonald’s could be on the verge of losing one of its main protections. The National Labor Relations Board decided on Tuesday that McDonald’s is a “joint employer” with its franchise owners. McDonald’s has always shielded itself from liability by claiming its franchises operate as independent businesses. Now, McDonald’s could be held responsible for labor violations at it’s 12,000 franchise-owned restaurants. That includes claims that employees have been disciplined […]

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    George Zimmerman back on ‘patrol’ in Florida?

    DELAND, Fla. — Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was spotted back on patrol this weekend in Central Florida, this time outside a store in DeLand that sells motorcycles, guns and ammunition. The owner of Pompano Pat’s sent a statement to CNN denying that Zimmerman, who was acquitted last year in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin, was an employee. “George is a personal friend,” Pat Johnson said in the statement. “My store was robbed recently and […]

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    Popular restaurant draws criticism for new policy to keep kids out

    CALIFORNIA – A popular restaurant in Monterey has a “no noisy children” policy. Tourists say they don’t think it’s fair, but the owner says it’s not hurting business. The restaurant doesn’t allow strollers, high chairs, booster chairs and children making noise in the dining room. To many, it’s not exactly a “welcome sign.” “I think it’s not fair because I think little kids deserve to go in there.” “I think it’s ridiculous. I think kids need to know how to behave in restaurants […]

  • Gaza City Neighborhood Reduced to Rubble

    Update: ‘Humanitarian window’ passes in Gaza after U.N. school attacked; 19 killed

    UPDATE: The humanitarian window has passed. GAZA CITY (CNN) — The Israeli military has authorized a four-hour “humanitarian window” in Gaza, but it will not apply to the areas in which soldiers are operating, the Israel Defense Forces said. The time frame is 3 to 7 p.m. local (8 a.m. to noon ET). While dueling political leaders blame each other for the carnage in Gaza, residents there are grappling with a new, nightmarish life: Dozens of deaths reported each day. […]

  • Project 562: Portraits of Native America

    Humanizing Native Americans through photography

    (CNN) — In 2012, photographer Matika Wilbur sold everything in her Seattle apartment and hit the road on a cross-country journey. Her goal? To photograph individuals from each of the 562 federally recognized Native American tribes in the United States and memorialize their stories. Since then, the number of federally recognized tribes has risen to 566, and Wilbur is still crisscrossing the country, immersing herself in the worlds of Native Americans from Brooklyn to the far reaches of Alaska for […]

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    Top Ebola doctor dies from virus; Infected Dallas doctor fights for his life

    (CNN) — Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters’ birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria. But when he landed in Lagos, Sawyer, 40, collapsed getting off the plane. He had been infected with Ebola in Liberia, where he worked as a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance. Sawyer was isolated at a local Nigerian hospital on July 20. He died five days later. Sawyer’s wife Decontee Sawyer, lives […]